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Welcome to Borah High!
School News 9.17
These are your September 17, 2014 morning announcements.
Interested in spending Spring Break in Italy? Bring your parents to an after school meeting in the Borah Library at 6:00 tomorrow night.  This is going to be a trip of a lifetime! Sophomores and juniors, we are also starting to discuss the trip for Spring Break of 2016. If there is a place you are interested in visiting, come to the Tuesday meetings in room 106.  More information to come!

 Wrestling Meeting tomorrow for anyone interested in wrestling this year.  Will be in the wrestling room during lunch.

 Lion’s Den Monday through Thursday from 3 to 5. The teacher will be Banks.

 Do you know how to fly-fish? Would you like to learn to fly-fish? Come join Borah's brand new Fly-fishing club! Mr. Rose and Mr. McHenry will cover everything from the fundamentals of fly-fishing to advanced techniques to try. Some excursions to some of the region's best fishing spots are in the works, too. We meet today at LUNCH in Room 106. Come join the fun!

 Latin Club will meet at lunch in Room 114 today. Come help us plan events for this fall and design Latin sweatshirts.  Everyone is welcome -- bring a friend!

 Hey Key Clubbers!  There will be a meeting this Friday at lunch in room 210.  Are you interested in community service? Are you interested in getting involved in monthly service projects? Come check out this weeks meeting.  Our Red Cross Rep will be here to discuss volunteer opportunities for our upcoming blood drive.  Bring your lunch and check it out this Friday!

 French Club is meeting Wednesday in room 216 at lunch. We will have treats! We will talk about our new club shirts designs and have French tutoring.

Girls Varsity Soccer will travel to Mountain View. Kickoff is at 6:30 PM.

That is all the news for Monday September 17. Now for the SAT questions of the day. Have a great day Borah.
 
School News 9.15
These are your September 15, 2014 morning announcements.
Jamba Juice at break in the main hall. $4 for a 160z smoothie.

 Lion’s Den Monday through Thursday from 3 to 5. The teacher will be Banks.

Interested in spending Spring Break in Italy.  Its not too late to get in on the trip. Bring a friend and come to Room 106 at lunch tomorrow.  Then, bring your parents to an after school meeting in the Borah Library at 6:00 on Thursday, Sept. 18th.  This is going to be a trip of a lifetime! Sophomores and juniors, we are also starting to discuss the trip for Spring Break of 2016. If there is a place you are interested in visiting, come to the Tuesday meetings in room 106.  More information to come!
 
Do you know how to fly-fish? Would you like to learn to fly-fish? Come join Borah's brand new Fly-fishing club! Mr. Rose and Mr. McHenry will cover everything from the fundamentals of fly-fishing to advanced techniques to try. Some excursions to some of the region's best fishing spots are in the works, too. We meet every Wednesday at LUNCH in Room 106. Come join the fun!
 
All students interested in Drag Racing at Firebird Raceway. Come to our meeting every Tuesday at lunch time, bring your lunch. We meet in room 402-A. See you there.
 

Girls Varsity Soccer will travel to Nampa. Game starts at 6:30
 
Student News 9.12

These are your September 12, 2014 morning announcements.

 

If you picked up a powder puff shirt without paying, please see Mrs. Huwer at the business office and pay your $15.

 

Seniors, we have a new procedure for you to send your transcript for college and scholarship applications.  You must set up an account at Parchment.com and request transcripts through that site.  Mr. Ritchie

 

"Did you go to the Homecoming dance? Do you have pictures you would like to share for the yearbook? If so see Mrs. Bowman in room 111, or email the picture and a description to sandy.bowman@boiseschools.org

 

Today will be sunny with a high of 78 and a low of 48 degrees. Tomorrow will also be sunny with a high of 84 and a low of 52 degrees. Now back to you :)

 

Borah Security encourages students to check the lost and found for lost items. Please see Mr. Hult or Mr. Wright before school, at the beginning of break & lunch, and after school for assistance.  You can come by during class but you must have a pass from your teacher.

 

Interested in spending Spring Break in Italy.  Its not too late to get in on the trip.  Bring a friend and come to Room 106 at lunch next Tuesday, Sept. 16.  Then, bring your parents to an after school meeting in the Borah Library at 6:00 on Thursday, Sept. 18th.  This is going to be a trip of a lifetime! Sophomores and juniors, we are also starting to discuss the trip for Spring Break of 2016. If there is a place you are interested in visiting, come to the Tuesday meetings in room 106.  More information to come!

 

​Did you guys do something fun over summer, and want to share your photos for everyone to see? Submit any summer photos you would like in the yearbook to Mrs. Bowman in room 111 with your name, grade, and description starting this week Wednesday Through Friday. The more photos the better thanks Borah Lions!

 

Attention all lions interested in joining a new club this year, the Ecology/Outdoor Club:  We will have our first meeting today at noon in Mrs. Stone's room (302).  If you like doing things outdoors like rafting, riding bikes, and snowshoeing, as well as doing science involving the interactions between living things and their environment such as water quality testing, bird banding, and habitat restoration, then please come to our first meeting and find out more about this club!

 

The Monday Girls varsity soccer game against Meridian High School ended in a tie 2 to 2.

The volleyball match on Tuesday was a victory for Borah High 3 to 2 against Boise. Boys varsity soccer match where we won a tremendous victory of 9 to 0 against Meridian. Their record is 5-1-2.

Wednesdays girls varsity soccer game against Columbia ended in a tie where unfortunately neither team scored any goals. Their record is 3-4-2.

Remember Football will take on Boise tonight at DLP. Kickoff is at 7. Rowdies the theme is cowboys taking down those braves. Make sure to wear your cowboy gear.

Cross Country has a meet this Saturday the 13th at NNU.

 

That is all the news for Friday September 12. Have a great weekend Borah.

 
PSAT - Information
All juniors and sophomores will get to take the PSAT (practice SAT) here at Borah, free of charge on Wednesday, October 15thThis will be in addition to the free SAT given in April to all juniors.  Research shows that students who take the PSAT first, score 145 points higher on the SAT than those who do not.  The PSAT and SAT measure the same skills, and they have the same format, directions, and question types.  In addition to this helpful practice, students will receive their PSAT scores and therefore  know what areas they need to study for the SAT.  The PSAT for juniors also provides entry into National Merit Scholarship Program competitions and scholarships.
Student News 9.5

Any Non-Borah student wishing to attend the Homecoming dance this weekend must have a Guest Pass form filled out and turned into Mrs. Rutherford by today pick the forms up in the front office.  Also, any non-Borah guest will need to provide photo id at the door.

 

The 2014 Homecoming dance is tomorrow! Grab your fancy duds and start the year off right by joining us on a "Safari Through Time!"   Tickets are $12 for individuals and $20 per couple You will need your activity card to purchase tickets, and you will also need your ID at the door the night of the dance.  Funbox Photo booth will be there from 8-10 pm to capture all the great moments...no extra cost!  We hope to see you all there!

 

The Powder Puff Game is tonight at Borah on at 7.  Be there! Its about to go down.

 

Are you thinking about applying to a highly selective college?  If so make sure you attend one of these sessions: Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn and Stanford representatives will present on Monday September 8th, 7:30 at the Grove Hotel.  Meet Brown, MIT and Yale representatives on Wednesday September 10th, 7:30 at Capital High School. All grade levels are encouraged to attend.  See Mr. Ritchie in the Career Center for more information.

 

"Juniors and Seniors - Parking Permits are available.  As soon as convenient please see Mr. Hult or Mr. Wright before school, during break or lunch, and after school.  Once again Parking Permits are now available for Juniors and Seniors."

 

Like reading? Like talking about books? Like books to movies? or not?! You are all invited to Borah Book Club. We will meet today at lunch in the Library. Grab your lunch, grab your friends and be a part of something great!

 

That is all the news for Friday September 5. Have a great day Borah.

 
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