Annual funding to make possible several class field trips each year.
Annual funding of Future Day, a college & career readiness event sending all 9th graders to experience a day at a business and all 10th graders to a college campus.
Funds to establish a student-run literary magazine called Dam Magazine.
Grants to bring in Author and Artists in Residence for the last three years.
Support literacy for English Language Learners by funding the purchase of Spanish language books for Language Arts classrooms and BHS Library.
Grants provided to club sport teams such as the Multicultural Soccer teams.
Funding for equipment upgrades in the weight room and wrestling gym.
Financial support for a year-round, staff supervised weight room program which serves more than 125 students each week.
Purchased and installed state of the art drop down projection screens, projectors and audio equipment for the main gym
Purchased and installed new championship banners
Purchased new hoops for the Back Gym.
Provided funding for low income students to attend summer athletic camps.
Digital Media and Marketing Pathway
Funded design updates to the Media classrooms and hallway.
Provided funding to create a Digital Media Career Pathway.
Funding for marketing students and teachers to attend marketing conferences in FL and CA.
Education Career Pathway
Funds to support the creation of an Education Career Pathway
A remodeled College and Career Center now inspires BHS students to explore and discover higher education opportunities, trades and other career paths.
The refreshed Student Center provides a welcoming, comfortable place to collaborate and engage.
Transformed into a 21st century education space, the Library has been outfitted with new technology, furniture, flexible meeting and study areas, and much more.
The Community Room is now a conference room where BHS can proudly host internal meetings and meetings with community partners. It includes enhanced digital presentation equipment.
Purchased upgraded projectors for classrooms.
The newly completed concessions building called “The Bite” provides an excellent facility (with restrooms!) to better serve our fans during athletic activities. The adjacent Plaza is a place to eat and mingle during events. Commemorative, engraved bricks can be purchased to help support BHS for many years to come.
Health Careers Pathway
Added Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Pharmacy Tech, and Emergency Medical Response to the health careers program
Funds to pay fees for BHS students to take the CNA test.
Funds to purchase specialized supplies for English Language Learners.
Math & Science
Purchased dozens of new graphing calculators
Provided financial support for new Engineering Pathway
Funds to bring Biology and Chemistry technology up to industry standards
Supported the addition and expansion of the Engineering Program
Replaced computers in the drafting lab
Performing & Visual Arts
Provide financial support for travel and competition.
Purchased new, state of the art, sound equipment.
Purchased digital cameras to re-start photography classes.
Staff & Instructional Support
Funding for professional development for teachers
Culturally relevant teaching professional development
Sent 20 teachers to a summertime technology camp
Funds for staff luncheons, spiritwear, supplies for social emotional activities
Remodeled the Staff Room
Award 25K annually in senior scholarships
Funds provided to counselors for student needs, especially for homeless students
Purchased Houston Kraft character development curriculum for use by the student Leadership class
Purchased a large scale printer for Leadership class
Award mini grants to create or enhance student clubs such as Acts of Random Kindness and the Rhythm B’s