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Banning High School - Home of the Broncos. Banning High School
100 West Westward Avenue. Banning, CA 92220  |  P: (951) 922-0285 F: (951) 922-2137
What's New

July 31 Mandatory Grade 9 Link Crew Orientation 8 a.m.-12 p.m. GYM

July 31 Schedule Distribution Grade 12 at 9-11 a.m. MPR

July 31 Schedule Distribution Grade 9 at 1-3 p.m. MPR

August 5 Late Schedule Distribution All Grades 9-11 a.m.

August 7 First Day of School 7:40 a.m.

August 7 SMART Thursday Dismissal at 12:47 p.m.

August 7 Back to School Night 6-7:30 p.m.

August 11 Every Period Tardy Sweep Begins (Don't Be Late!)

August 11 Grade Level Assembly Class of 2018 Period 5 Gym

August 11 Grade Level Assembly Class of 2017 Period 6 Gym

August 12 Grade Level Assembly Class of 2016 Period 5 Gym

August 13 Grade Level Assembly Class of 2015 Period 2 Gym

August 15 School-wide Picture Day (All Periods)

August 29 Make-up Picture Day (All Periods)

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Link Crew Freshman Orientation Thursday July 31 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Gym. Welcome Class of 2018!
Top of PageWelcome to Banning High School

There is a culture of collaboration, communication, and consistency at Banning High School. Teachers are supported and their voice is heard and included in the direction and vision of the school. Staff is enjoying a renewed sense of purpose as the curriculum is tightened and aligned with the new common core standards. Student expectations are high and reinforced while the campus is peaceful and conducive to learning.

Banning High School is proud to offer an array of effective programs to meet the needs of students. The Academy of Business and Technology, a California Partnership Academy, is highly successful and prepares students for Career and Technical Education (CTE); Dual Enrollment college classes on campus, in partnership with Mt. San Jacinto Junior College, awards both high school and college credit and is a tremendous benefit for students since there is no cost to the district. Dual enrollment classes provide high level courses to our students that meet University of California and California State University A-G requirements for admission. Advanced Placement classes are offered with many students taking advantage of the opportunity for college credit and taking the end of course exam in May. BHS has an expanding AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) program. AVID is the most effective program, nationwide, in assisting students to become college ready. The Geographic Information System (GIS) program "lets us visualize, question, analyze, interpret, and understand data to reveal relationships, patterns, and trends" (ESRI website). GIS is supported by ESRI. In 2012 and 2013, at a global competition in San Diego, students in GIS were awarded first place in certain competitions literally placing BHS on the map!

Activities and athletics are moving with students experiencing success in both areas.  In 2014, the girls varsity basketball team under the leadership of Head Coach Mark Kline (Coach of the Year) was a powerhouse and won the Mountain Valley League Championship, and a trip to the CIF Southern Section Second Round. The ASB program is in transition, under the direction of Robert Pierce. The ASB President for 2014-2015 is Benjamin Sheffield. Getting everyone involved is ASB's ultimate goal. Link Crew helps new freshman adapt to life in high school and Safe Schools Ambassadors creates peer groups amongst students that serve to mentor others in the classroom with positive behaviors. In 2014-2015 BHS will participate in the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program (PBIS). Expectations of students and staff around campus and in classrooms will focus on positive interactions and conduct in all areas and situations. Be Responsible, Be Respectful, and Be Safe! 

It is an exhilarating era at Banning High School with students, staff, parents and community members noticing and appreciating the positive changes. BHS is an exciting place to be and that the school is indeed on the move. There's no better place for students to receive a well-rounded and valuable high school experience than at Banning High School, the Home of the Broncos.

Principal
Doug Newton

Top of Page2014-2015 Student Orientation
Banning High School's Student Orientation for the 2014-2015 School Year is as follows:

Schedule Distribution
Tuesday July 29 Grade 11 from 8-10 a.m.
Tuesday July 29 Grade 10 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Thursday July 31 Grade 12 from 9-11 a.m.
Thursday July 31 Grade 9 from 1-3 p.m.
All schedules shall be picked up in the MPR

Class Schedule Changes
Schedules changes with Grade Level Counselor (Grades 10-12 only): July 29-August 6
Schedule changes with Assistant Principal: August 7-22. (by appointment only)
Last day to change a class schedule is Friday August 22.

School Pictures and ID Cards
School pictures for ID cards will take place on Friday August 15 in the MPR (all day). Pictures will be taken by The House of Portraits (THOP).

Senior Pictures for the yearbook will be taken with THOP by appointment.

Dress code for all yearbook and ID pictures does apply. Please review the registration letter at the link below.

Letter From the Principal

Parent Registration Letter
Parent Registration Letter Spanish


Top of Page2014-2015 Freshman Orientation
Welcome Freshman! The 2014-2015 Banning High School Orientation for the Class of 2018 is as follows:

Freshman Orientation Schedule
Thursday July 24 Parent Orientation 6 p.m. Gym
Thursday July 31 Link Crew from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (Mandatory) GYM
Thursday July 31 Link Crew Lunch 12-1 p.m.
Thursday July 31 Grade 9 from 1-3 p.m. (MPR)

Link Crew Introduction
Welcome and Invitation (All Freshman Students and Parents Please Read)



Class Schedule Changes

Schedules changes with Freshman Counselor (Mrs. Poulter): August 1-7
Schedule changes with Assistant Principal: August 7-22. (Appointment only)
Last day to change a class schedule is Friday August 22.

School Pictures and ID Cards
School pictures for ID cards will take place on Friday August 15 in the MPR (all day). Pictures will be taken by The House of Portraits (THOP).

Dress code for all yearbook and ID pictures does apply. Please review the registration letter at the link below.

Letter From the Principal

Parent Registration Letter
Parent Registration Letter Spanish

Top of PageMiss School, Miss Out
The goal of the School Attendance Review Board (SARB) is to increase student attendance in school. Throughout the school year, the deputy district attorney meets with parents, students, and school officials to address issues of truancy and excessive absences. If, after numerous contacts and mediations, a child continues to be truant, the parent(s) will be prosecuted for violations of the California Education Code and/or California State Penal Code. For more information regarding SARB, please review pp. 10-14 of the Banning High School Parent/Student Handbook. Please remember, Attendance Does Matter!
Top of PageCongratulations Seniors
It is our distinct honor and privilege to announce the following seniors for highest academic achievement:


Emeizni Mandagi


Shylo Waite-Smith

Both senior females joined others in Riverside County with currently the highest grade point average (GPA) in their respective high schools at the 2014 Riverside County Office of Education Student Academic Awards Dinner on Wednesday April 23, 2014 at the Riverside Convention Center. The dinner was attended by both girls, their families, site administration (Mr. Newton, Mr. Valdivia, Ms. Cole), counselors Janelle Poulter and Phil Takacs, District Superintendent Mr. Robert Guillen, and school board trustees Mr. Cassadas (President) and Mr. Ellis.

For the complete story please log on to: RCOE Academic Awards Recognition Dinner

Congratulations Ladies! Broncos Rock!


Top of Page2014 Ten Best Winners
Congratulations to the following student members of the Banning High School Academy of Business and Technology who were honored at the Festival of Animation and Video Entertainment (FAVE) in partnership with Mount San Jacinto Junior College for creating one of the "Ten Best" videos in their respective Television and Video Media Productions category:

Group A
Franchezka Gonzalez
Veronica Rocha
Nicole Young
Nathaniel Wright

Group B
Ivan Corona
Vincent Hardy
Anthony Neminski
Kevin Sandoval


Top of PageBronco Round-Up
Great News! A school newspaper has returned to Banning High School. A huge shout out and thank you goes to Miss Haiston and her Journalism class that started this second semester (January 6, 2014). The future journalists have, in the few shorts months of operation, published the first editions of the newly created Bronco Round-Up. The school newspaper is full of features, staff and student profiles, school events, important dates, academic information, and athletics. Check out the inaugural editions here. The students' hard work will surely impress. Go Broncos!

Volume 1 Issue 5: May 2014

Volume 1 Issue 4: April 2014

Volume 1 Issue 3: March 2014

Volume 1 Issue 2: February 2014

Volume 1 Issue 1: January 2014 (Inaugural Edition)
Top of PageCongratulations Class of 2014
We would like to all extend a hearty congratulations to the Banning High School graduating Class of 2014. Best of luck in all future endeavors. You make us proud. Broncos Forever!

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Top of PageWELCOME BACK
Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year at Banning High School. Welcome to all new and returning students and staff members. We look forward to an exciting year ahead full of learning opportunities and fun.

School starts Thursday August 7, 2014 promptly at 7:40 a.m. (Don't Be Late!)

Thursday August 7 is a SMART Thursday. Student dismissal will be at 12:47 p.m. Please plan in advance accordingly.

In addition, BHS will host its Back to School Night on Thursday August 7, 2014 from 6-7:30 p.m. We extend an invitation to all students, parents, staff, and community members to attend.

See you at school and Welcome Back!
Top of Page2014-2015 BHS School Information
Top of PageWelcome New Staff
Banning High School is pleased to announce the addition of the following new staff to the Bronco Family for the 2014-2015 school year:

Administrator
TBA, Dean of Students

Director
TBA, Athletic Director

Teachers
Clay Cochrane, SAI Science and Grade 10 RSP
Kelly Daly, English-Language Arts and AVID 11
Rogelio Garza, ROP Creative Digital Media, TV/Video Digital Media Productions, Computer Operations
Bryan Hughes, SAI History-Social Science and Grade 10 RSP
Richard Johnson, History-Social Science
Rebecca Just, SAI English-Language Arts and Grade 9 RSP
James Nakahihara, SAI Mathematics and Grade 12 RSP
Brice Scott, Mathematics, Academy of Business and Technology

Office Staff
TBA, Counselor
TBA, Registrar
TBA, Reception Desk

Custodians
Virginia McDaniel, Day Custodian
Robbie Kerdraon, Night Custodian
Juan Sepulveda, Night Custodian



Top of PageBest Wishes
Congratulations to Ms. Marcia Cole on her recent selection as the new principal of Central Elementary School in the Banning Unified School District. Ms. Cole was Banning High School's dean of students from November 2012-July 2014. We appreciate and thank Ms. Cole for her care, proactivity, support, and positive contributions to BHS. She will always be a part of the Bronco Family. Though we are sad that she is leaving us we wish her only the very best that all future endeavors have in store. Best of luck!
Top of PageCongrats Class of 2014
The Class of 2014 proudly graduated on Thursday May 29, 2014 in the Banning High School Stadium (Athletic Complex). 

A featured article to commemorate this momentous occasion is at the following link: Class of 2014 Graduation Recap

Commencement ceremony speeches from all student speakers are listed  at the below links: 


Savanna Alcantar, ASB President


Joselyn Garcia, Senior Class President


Shylo Waite-Smith, Valedictorian


Emeizni Mandagi, Salutatorian

The articles were written by David Heiss of the Record Gazette and photographs were credited to Tim Hilliard Photography.
Top of PageGraduation Ceremony May 29, 2014
 
Top of PageWork Permits
All active work permits for Banning High School students must be renewed on or before the following date:
August 13, 2014

Students may call the school at (951) 922-0285 and contact the AP/Dean Secretary Renee Holmes by dialing extension 290006 to inquire about new work permits or renewals.

Please print and download the following request form and ensure that all pertinent signature have been obtained prior to submitting your student work permit request form:
Form B1-1
Form B1-1 (Spanish)

Please read the following important requirements prior to submitting a student work permit request:
Requirements and Guidelines
FAQ's

Top of PageTranscript Requests

Great News! Requests for transcripts for current students and alumni of Banning High School will  be accepted exclusively online. Please register online and order a transcript today at: http://www.parchment.com/

For questions please contact Mrs. Josie Foster in the BHS Administration building at (951) 922-0285 x290060. Thank you

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Join BHS on SchoolTextLine.org. Get important school messages from Banning High School using mobile texts. Improve your communication with the school and don't miss out on important events. The best part of it all is that it's free. Go Broncos! 

To join text BHS151 to 96298

Top of PageOnline Voter Registration
Students: Online voter registration is available now! The application is accessible and available on the website 24 hours a day by logging on to: http://registertovote.ca.gov/ 
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