• BHS Honors 


    ACADEMIC LETTER: All students, in grades 9-12, who maintain a yearly cumulative GPA of at least 3.83 will receive an academic letter. Annual academic letter awards are based on GPA calculations from grades earned during that school year. These letters will be awarded in the fall of the following year. Students who earn an academic letter their senior year will receive their award on senior letter award night.

    HONOR ROLLS: A Semester Honor Roll will be published at the end of the 1st and 2nd semester. To qualify for the High Honor Roll, students must receive a semester grade point average of 3.83 or higher.To qualify for the Honor Roll, students must receive a semester grade point average of at least 3.33 but less than 3.83. Cumulative GPA shown on the transcript is based on all final course grades and is revised after each semesters final grades are posted.

    HOW TO CALCULATE GPA: If you are curious how GPA is calculated, click here.

    GRADUATION HONORS: A student who maintains a cumulative grade point average of 3.83 or higher at the end of his/her senior year will be recognized at graduation as graduating Magna Cum Laude. Students who maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.33 but less than 3.83 will be recognized as graduating Cum Laude. Students who are striving for greater recognition of their academic abilities should pursue an Honors diploma.

    HONORS COURSE / HONORS DIPLOMA: Specific requirements for a Honors Diploma are listed in the Registration Guide (see Registration tab). For specific course requirements, please consult the specific instructor. Upon course completion, the student must submit the Honors Course Verification form, (see below), signed by the instructor, to their counselor for transcript verification for each completed course. Students who complete all the requirements for an Honors Diploma will receive special recognition at graduation and the transcript will reflect Honors Diploma. To print a copy of the verification form, please open the file below.

    NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Students who meet basic requirements for National Honor Society will receive an invitation to apply. Mr. Jourdan is the adviser for the group. All questions should be directed to him.

    NATIONAL Merit SCHOLARS: Are identified by National Merit Scholarship Company based on PSAT test scores for students who score at in the top 1% in the nation.