School News 11.16.2020

Posted by Kristin Voit on 11/16/2020

It is that time again when our seniors will be (should be) looking for scholarships to help with their future endeavors.  Whether that means trade school bound, or a 2 year or 4 year college/university, there are funds out there to assist if they take the time to apply. CHECK THE Scholarship section of the Guidance tab on the BC website for full details!


Any senior wanting to apply to the University of Alabama:  you can apply for free this week only—November 16-20, 2020. Don’t miss out. 


There will be a GSA mixer after school on Wednesday, Nov. 18th in room 531. All are welcome. Email bajeme@collierschools.com if you wish to attend.


There will be a Health & Humanity Club meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, November 17th at 3 pm on Zoom. Follow the Instagram @healthandhumanityclub for more details. 


Haute Commodity, The Barron Collier Literary Magazine, is having its first meeting on Wednesday, November 18th in room 422, right after school. If you enjoy art or writing, come to the meeting! We will be discussing the plans for our next issue. If not, you can still submit! We accept a wide array of submissions, including: art, photography, playlists, poems, and writing. Join the remind and make sure to email your submissions by the time we get back from our winter break!


The Barron Beanery is open daily from 6:45 to 7:05am. There are 2 locations conveniently located in the front lobby and in the back of the cafeteria. Please stop by and get a hot coffee, hot chocolate, or tea for only $1, coco locos are $2, and Frappuccinos are just $3. Hope to see you there!!


 Seniors, tell your families! The opportunity to purchase a senior memory page in the yearbook is between now and November 20th. The order form is available on the BC website home page and under the students tab on the seniors’ page. Complete the form and return it to Barron Collier High School Yearbook or to the yearbook room #193 with your check and photos. Email oxxpa@collierschools.com for more information.


Friday night was a great night for football as the Cougars came back from 15 points down to score a touchdown and 2-point conversion with 46 seconds left to pull out a 54-53 victory vs. Ft. Myers.  This is the first playoff victory for BC in over 20 years !!!  The team will move on to face crosstown rival Naples this coming Friday night in Cougar Stadium in the Regional Quarterfinals. 


Boy’s tennis conditioning will start up after Thanksgiving Break every Tuesday and Thursday on the tennis courts. Anybody wanting to try out for the team in the Spring is encouraged to attend. In order to participate, students must have completed their Athletic Clearance paperwork. Any questions please go to activities or email Coach Duffy at duffym@collierschools.com