Learning in a New Way

Learning in a New Way

Kemule Segura, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Bishop Hall is the only school in the Thomas County School System that has experientials as an integral a part of the student curriculum. Experientials are semi-annual trips for the students to experience a variety of new activities and earn classroom credit. Experientials are made possible by contributions...

Warren Shares Rotary Experience

Warren Shares Rotary Experience

Kemule Segura, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Addison Warren was selected by Bishop Hall to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) this summer. RYLA is a summer camp coordinated by Rotary Clubs and each year high school students from a variety of geographical regions are selected to participate in the program. Schools select from their...

Art Awards

Art Awards

Kemule Segura, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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Mrs. Miranda, a CTAE instructor and F.B.L.A advisor at Bishop Hall, saw that many of her students demonstrate strong artistic talents as they create a variety of projects in her classes. She approached them with the idea of submitting some of their work to various competitions and the students were excited...

Students Connect with Local Food Bank

Students Connect with Local Food Bank

Charles Simmons, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


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On Friday, January 27, students from Bishop Hall volunteered at Second Harvest Food Bank. They completed multiple given tasks, including sorting and throwing away food that was out of date. The students arrived early that morning. They signed in and were rushed into the back of the organizations build...

BIshop Hall FBLA Does Well in Regions!

BIshop Hall FBLA Does Well in Regions!

Kemule Segura, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


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Three FBLA members, accompanied by Mrs. Miranda, an advisor for the Bishop Hall FBLA, participated in the organization’s Region competition Friday, January 13 in Moultrie, Georgia. Taylor Smith, who placed 3rd in Introduction to Business Communication and 6th in Job Interview,  Anthony Mazzola,...

Vending Machine with a Catch

Vending Machine with a Catch

Charles Simmons, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017


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A new addition has arrived at Bishop Hall... a vending machine. By adding a vending machine to Bishop Hall, the PeaceJam group has developed an “in-school” source of funding for their program. Many students are taking advantage of this new addition and are constantly at the vending machine causing...

Friday Groups:Part Two

Friday Groups:Part Two

Kemule Segura/Charles Simmons, Staff Writers

December 9, 2016


Filed under Student Life

F.B.L.A. is the acronym for Future Business Leaders of America. This is a new group sponsored by Mrs. Miranda and Mrs. Winter. The purpose of this group is to prepare students through involvement in competitions and activities for future careers in the business world. The Journalism group, allows students...

Friday Groups: Part One

Friday Groups: Part One

Charles Simmons/Kemule Segura, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Bishop Hall allows students to have the opportunity to choose from eight groups to join on Friday’s to earn community service hours.  Once in a group students must attend that group every Friday from 8:30-11:45. The S.T.E.P. program involves students going to different schools and helping the t...

Business and Education Unite

Business and Education Unite

September 30, 2016


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A new Friday Experiential group, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA),  is creating new and unique opportunities for students at Bishop Hall. Mrs. Miranda, who teaches the business and technology courses and serves as the faculty adviser for FBLA, is excited about the opportunities the new progr...

Georgia’s Growing Graduation Rate

Georgia’s Growing Graduation Rate

Breannon Little, Student Writer

May 6, 2016


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The statewide average Graduation Rate grew over six percentage points from 2014-2015.  From 72.5 percent in 2014 to 78.8 percent in 2015. This is the greatest improvement since 2011. Nationwide the graduation rate sits at Eighty-Two percent, this is expected to reach at least 90% by 2020. Record sh...

Graduation May 2016

Graduation May 2016

Kemule Segura, Student Writer

April 22, 2016


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To all seniors May 20, 2016 Bishop Hall will hold graduation at Thomas County Board of Education Auditorium. To graduate all seniors must have all community services hours completed. Tech class must be completed and passed, and must have 23 credits. If any seniors have an Externship, it must be completed ...

FBLA Day 2016

FBLA Day 2016

Zoe Strickland, Student Writer

March 25, 2016


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FBLA day was definitely a great experience for Bishop Hall students along with all the other students from other schools who attended the event.  Not only were students able to tour the college for information on future careers, they were also able to participate in group activities. These group activit...

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