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2018-19 Student and Staff Accomplishments

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    CONGRATULATIONS to 38 BMHS students who Polaris Career Center recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). NTHS is America's highest award for excellence in career and technical education.  NTHS’s mission is to honor student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence and enhance career opportunities for the organization’s members. Fewer than two percent of America's secondary students are nominated for membership into this prestigious organization. Nominees are evaluated based on scholarship, service, leadership and character. 

    CONGRATULATIONS TO Roxanne Jones, a 9th grader in our Computer Applications class, who has been accepted into the following program which is fully-funded by The Ohio CPA Foundation.  Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP-Ohio) – a week-long program for racially and ethnically underrepresented high school students interested in exploring careers in accounting and business.  To be held at The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business.

    CONGRATULATIONS to Symphonic Singers and the Mens Ensemble for receiving a I at OMEA STATE ADJUDICATIONS.
    Our Womens Chorus received a II and we are equally proud of them!!

    CONGRATULATIONS Ashley Martincic and Serena Walker who successfully completed their candidacy in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2019 Students of the Year campaign!  Their hard work, time, and dedication let them to succeed in this campaign, raising a total of $7,574.

    CONGRATULTIONS to Nathan Rorick (Advanced Office Systems & Procedures) and Ryan Herrman (Advanced Spreadsheet Applications) who competed at the Business Professionals of America state competition and will be moving on to compete at the National BPA competition in Anaheim, California, on May 1-5, 2019. Please see the link for all of the results  https://www.polaris.edu/connect/news/polaris-brings-home-another-state-title  

    CONGRATULATIONS to Hallie Krzys who was honored by the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association for making the 2018 Division I Second Team in girls soccer.

    CONGRATULATIONS to Garrett Waite who was honored by the Ohio Prep Sportwriters Assocation for making All-Ohio Division I First Team in football.

    Social Studies Teacher, Junior State of America Advisor, and Model United Nations Advisor,  Mr. Dan Watt, is to be graciously commended for the dedicated effort and time that he contributes towards the realization of worthwhile learning experiences for our participating JSA and Model UN students!  Our Model UN team has competed in three regional competitions (Cleveland Bar Association, CSU & CWRU), with student Mia Ashriem earning the award of Best Position Paper (UN Development).  Our JSA team has travelled, for competitions, to the Columbus State House, where student Gavin Gunnoe was named Best Speaker (Debate), and to Washington DC, where student Callaghan Ruebensaal was recognized as Best Speaker (Mock Congress).  JSA still has one more upcoming trip-competition to Cincinnati.  Best of luck!”

     CONGRATULATIONS to the BMHS Art Department team of airbrush students!  Senior, Matt Morelli, and Junior, Abby Wilson, placed first with their custom pedal car entry at the 2019 IX Piston Powered Auto Rama!

    CONGRATULATIONS to the BMHS Choirs on their performances at OMEA District Choir Contest this past weekend:  Symphonic Singers, Men’s Ensemble and Advanced Women’s Chorus all received Superior ratings and qualify for States.  Women’s Chorus received an Excellent rating.

    Berea-Midpark High School/Polaris Automotive Technology senior Michael Karpinski, placed third in the 27th Annual Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association Automotive Technology Competition at the 2019 Cleveland Auto Show. To qualify for this event Karpinski previously completed a rigorous 200-question automotive examination and placed near the top in the region. Congratulations Michael!

    POLARIS CULINARY AND MANAGEMENT TEAMS WIN STATE TITLES

     For the ninth time in 10 years, Polaris took top honors in the culinary team event and will represent Polaris and the state at the national competition in Washington, D.C. on May 7-10, 2019. During the challenge, the Polaris team had to present a three course meal to a panel of certified chefs and exhibit comprehensive skills in creativity, communication, teamwork, organization, time management, skill level, safety and sanitation. They only had one hour and two butane burners to complete the task. No ovens or electrical appliances were permitted. The students also had to submit all recipes and financial information related to each course. The championship team included the following students: Jeffrey Paul, senior, Berea-Midpark High School, Jordan Visnaw, senior, Fairview High School, Sam Schreiner, senior, North Olmsted High School, Sonya Kovach, junior, Strongsville High School and Cory Conroy, junior, Berea-Midpark High School.

    Polaris also placed first in the management event and will compete in Washington, D.C. in May. This is the fourth time Polaris has won this event. In this competition, the students had to present an original concept to judges that demonstrated knowledge of the operation and success (profitability) of a food service establishment. The team came up with a name and logo design. The presentation included menu design and food costing, facility design and decor, marketing strategies, employment practices and human resources. Finally, the team also had to answer a barrage of critical thinking questions from a panel of foodservice experts. The team consisted of Noah Rolland, senior, Berea-Midpark High School, Marilyn Morgan, senior, Berea-Midpark High School and Courtney Blair, junior, Brooklyn High School. In addition, Marilyn Morgan was recognized with the Top Ohio ProStart Management Award for her performance in the management competition. 

    Congratulations Senior Molly Stackhouse who will be representing Ohio as a Voting Delegate at the BPA National Leadership Conference (NLC) May 1-5, 2019 in Anaheim, California.

    Business Professionals of America, Ohio Association, is a career-technical student organization consisting of 19 regions located throughout Ohio.  The Ohio Association has over 8,700 secondary members.  Nationally, BPA has 43,000+ members in over 2,300 chapters in 23 states.  Congratulations to our students who competed in the BPA Region 9 Workplace Skills Assessment Program competitions.  See results here.   A number of students will be going on to compete at the state level, good luck!

    CONGRATULATIONS!  Five Project Lead the Way Biomedical students participated in a Regional Medical Academic Competition.  Sophomore, Mia Ashriem, placed second in Medical Terminology. Seniors, Jasmin Ashriem and Cynthia Crichlow, took second and third places respectively in Medical Math.  Congratulations and Good Luck at State Competition in April.

    Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Cleveland Clinic eXpressions winners from Berea-Midpark High School!  Ninth grader Ethan Barker earned a White Ribbon for his math project submission Aiding Infants in Withdrawal.  Juniors Abigail Wilson and Tressa Valukievic both earned Honorable Mentions for their art submissions.  Abigail’s submission is entitled There is Always a Way Out, and Tressa’s is Into the Min  All of the above projects will be displayed in the 2019 eXpressions eXhibition at the Great Lakes Science Center.

    The National Honor Society is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students.  The Berea-Midpark High School Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold their annual induction of past and new members on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. in the BMHS Auditorium.  This induction will include all of the members from last year, along with all of the approximately seventy newly nominated students for this school year.  All students have completed a rigorous application process and are truly deserving of this honor.  Here is a list of the new inductees.  Congratulations!

    Congratulations to Trevor Bycznski Division I All-Ohio Offensive Play of the Year!.  Quarterback Trevor Byczsnki put up big numbers in his high school career and his senior season ended with the reward of being chosen top offensive player in Division I for the state.

    Congratulations to Staff Members Jane Darrow and Susan Malone: for being selected as Education Foundation Payroll Deduction Grant recipients.  Their student-centered, worthwhile Realizing Your Potential project and Memory Garden project contribute significantly to enriching and validating the scholastic experiences of our students.  Thank you to the members of the Education Foundation for your continued support of our students and staff

    Congratulations to Bryce Agnew for winning HS Football Player of the Week

    Congratulations to Rachel Hall on being a National Merit Scholarship Program Finalist.  She scored among the top 1% of over 1.6 million PSAT/SMSQT participating students.  Congratulations to Douglas Poole and Rose Son on being National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Students.  These students scored among the top 3% of over 1.6 million PSAT/NMSQT participating students.  Click here to see all of our 2018 National Academically Recognized students.

    OCALICON is a national special education conference being held in Columbus, November 15-17, 2018.   We are very excited to announce that BMHS Transition Coordinator Mrs. Melissa Haskins-Berger was accepted as a speaker for the conference and will be presenting on the topic Transition Planning, Not Just for High School.  It is a great honor to be selected as a speaker.

    BMHS senior and Realizing Your Potential (RYP) member Journee Carnegie is shown here with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson at the graduation ceremony for the Cleveland Police Foundation’s Public Safety Career Pipeline.  Journee completed six weeks of hands-on exposure to careers in law enforcement, fire, and EMS.  Great job, Journee!

    Congratulations to Berea-Midpark High School Advanced Choir members, Kydon Elam (senior) and Ryan Kudlaty (junior), for being selected into the 2019 All-State Honors Choir!  Bravo to Alyse Hancock Phillips (senior) who was selected as an Alternate!  The very competitive, state-wide selection process included 900 All-State Choir applicants.  The All-State Choir will perform at the OMEA Convention January 31st - Feb. 2nd here in Cleveland, Ohio.

    2018 BMHS Titans graduate, Katherine Valencic, was honored this past June with the Girl Scouts national honor of The Gold Award.  It represents a girl’s time, leadership, creativity, and contribution to making the world a better place. We are proud of you Katherine!

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  • Class of 2019 Graduates and Families! 


    The photos taken by Cavanaugh Photography during the graduation ceremony are online and ready for viewing at:  graduation.cavanaughphoto.com! If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact them at 440-973-4390.


     

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  • Class of 2020 Senior Portraits

    Class of 2020 seniors and families! Berea-MIdpark HS’s official senior photographer, Cavanaugh Photography, is currently booking senior portrait sessions! Don’t miss out - the senior yearbook deadline will be here before you know it! 
    Call Cavanaugh Photography for monthly specials all summer long! 440-973-4390

    Cavanaugh Photography


     

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  • BEREA-MIDPARK HIGH SCHOOL NAMED 2018-19 CLEVELAND CLINIC BANNER SCHOOL  

    For the second consecutive year, Berea-Midpark High School has been named a 2018-2019 Cleveland Clinic Banner School. This award recognizes the school’s noteworthy success in leveraging community resources to advance student learning.

    The Cleveland Clinic Civic Education Department offers programs designed to promote health and wellness, academic achievement, and career preparedness for students in grades K through 12. It takes ambitious teachers and encouraging administrators, though, to deliver these opportunities to students. The effort Jessica Boone, Jim Bycznski, Thomas Conti, Jane Darrow, and Monica McMullen invested in implementing the eXpressions® program and the support they provided in the process demonstrate an exceptional commitment to student enrichment and distinguish Berea-Midpark High School as a 2018-2019 Cleveland Clinic Banner School: a distinction earned by fewer than 39% of the 126 schools in seven states that participated in Civic Education programming this year.


      

     

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  • Jason Malone Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing
     
    It's time again for the Jason Malone Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing.  The proceeds provide scholarship dollars for our BMHS students.  Last year's recipients were Brianna Woodworth and Reid Perry.   
     
    The link with all the information is below.  Please share this with all of your golfing friends and thanks so much for your kind consideration of support. 
     
     
     

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  • The Berea-Midpark High School Community proudly extends our Gratitude and Congratulations to our PTSA President, Mrs. Becky Conroy for being named the Brook Park 2019 Citizen of the Year:

    Becky has shown her dedication to volunteering and active leadership over a number of years in several community groups, including as President of the Berea Midpark High School PTA in 2018, Parent Representative for the Safety and Security Committee at BMHS, Treasurer of the Berea PTA Council, Hospitality Chairperson at BMMS, and Secretary to the Brook Park Neighborhood Watch Group in 2017. Becky has been an integral member of the Cub Scouts for many years and has helped to expand the local program to accommodate Boy Scouts of America so boys and girls from kindergarten to 5th grade can join the local packs. Becky has also assisted programs for human trafficking, internet safety, and youth mental health training to help keep those we love safe and to help the Brook Park Neighborhood Watch Group have a larger presence in the city. Becky and her husband Bob have been married for 20 years, they have two sons, Cory and Mike.

    Thank you and congratulations for “Making a Difference in Our Community”!


     

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  • Parking Passes for 2019-2020
     
    This is a reminder that application for Parking tags for the upcoming 2019-20 school year are due to the Bookkeeper by the last day of school Wednesday, June 5th by 3:00 pm.   All prior/current school fees must be paid in full in order to qualify for the lottery.  Any applications received after 6/5/19 will be placed on a wait list until the lottery is completed.   Applications can be picked up in the front office or found on the school web site.
     
    Parking Pass Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are available in the Main Office.  Due to the construction of the new building, limited parking is available in the West Lot. Seniors only will be considered for the West Lot.  This is a LOTTERY.  Students are not selected on a first come basis.  In order to be entered into the lottery, the following criteria must be met:  At the time of the application, a student must possess a valid driver’s license.  Drivers licenses must be presented at the time the application is turned in.  In addition, all outstanding school fees must be paid in full.  The cost of the West Lot Permit is $60.00 and the Roehm Athletic Complex Permit is $30.00.  The Lottery will take place at the end of June and you will be notified prior to the 2019-2020 school year via an all-call that you have parking pass. Senior class will be placed 1st, Junior Class 2nd, Sophomore/Freshman Class 3rd.
     
    This is a lottery and not a guarantee that you will receive a parking pass.  The school reserves the right to consider student attendance records from the previous year.  Students with ten (10) or more days of unexcused absences may be placed on the wait list.  You will be notified via-all call to the phone numbers that you have provided in Infinite Campus that a parking spot is being held for your student.

    Parking Pass Tags for the students selected will be distributed two (2) weeks prior to the upcoming school year.  You will be notified via school all-call and a list of lottery winners will be on the Main Office window also .   Payment in full is due when the parking passes are picked up.

    West Lot Parking Application

    Roehm Parking Application


     
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  • BROWNS SURPRISE BEREA-MIDPARK WITH $25,000 WORTH OF NEW HELMETS

    Berea Midpark High School was surprised with $25,000 worth of new helmets from Xenith through the Browns HELMETS program in collaboration with Xenith, University Hospitals and Ohio Lottery.

     


     

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  • Congratulations Graduating Seniors!

     

    Wear your caps and gowns, Titan gear, or elementary school t-shirts again and continue to inspire the tradition of graduation, by leading our elementary students clap-out of school and celebrating the end of the 2019 school year!  Families are welcomed too!

     

    Big Creek Elementary: Tuesday, June 4 at 3:00 pm

    Brookview Elementary: Wednesday, June 5 at 2:00 pm

    Brook Park Memorial Elementary: Wednesday, June 5 at 3:30 pm

    Grindstone Elementary: Wednesday, June 5 at 3:30 pm


     

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  • The Sky is the Limit

    BMHS Airplane project made possible through an enrichment grant from The Education Foundation.


     

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  • Travel Opportunities

    See three capitals of Europe!  Rome, Paris and London during Spring Break 2020.  Enrollment deadline is June 5, 2019 (last day of school).  Visit https://www.berea.k12.oh.us/travel  to enroll.  Contact Mr. G. Soos with any questions  gsoos@berea.k12.oh.us  

     Is environmentally-sustainable living your goal?  Join PTLW in Germany & Switzerland in Summer 2020.  Enrollment deadline is June 5, 2019 (last day of school).  Visit Visit https://www.berea.k12.oh.us/travel  to enroll.  Contact Dr. R. McElyea with any questions  rmcelyea@berea.k12.oh.us 

     Interested in travel to Peru in 2020?  An informational meeting will be held by Mrs. Pinter at BMHS on Tuesday, April 23 from 7:00-8:00 pm in room 110.  The trip is during Spring Break 2020 for 9 days and is a service-learning trip.  Contact Mrs. K. Pinter with any questions  kpinter@berea.k12.oh.us  Enrollment deadline is June 5, 2019 (last day of school).  Visit https://www.berea.k12.oh.us/travel  to enroll.


     

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    Oh the times that we recall,

    When our years as yet were few,

    The glory that we share with one and all.

     

    As the days go racing by,

    We sing Berea-Midpark High,

    Remembering how she watched as strong we grew.

     

    Orange and Blue we’ll always be,

    Berea-Midpark Titans loyally.

     

    Until our days at last are few,

    We still will praise and honor you,

    And sing your songs, Berea-Midpark High.

     

    And sing your songs, Berea-Midpark High.

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