Fresno Unified Scholarship Information Session

We wanted to share this opportunity with you to hear a presentation on Scholarships by our very own Dr. Gloria Ponce Rodriguez. 

Topics of the meeting:
Learn about various scholarships
Where the scholarships and resources are located
How to apply for scholarships
How to stand out on your applications
Writing your essay for scholarships

This meeting will take place virtually on Teams on Tuesday, January 26 @ 5pm.

Link to join the meeting: Click here to join the meeting


Fresno State Ambassador Spring support
Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 2:00-3:30

Senior Information

Seniors, please check your college portals weekly, complete your Community College Orientation online now, Complete your FAFSA by March 2 and order your cap and gown by Jan. 20! Stay on top of your to dos so you don’t get behind.

FUSD Scholarship Info Session Monday Dec 7 @ 5:00pm

FUSD Scholarship Informational Meeting Tonight!

Click here to join the meeting

Presented by Dr. Gloria Ponce Rodriguez

  • Learn about the various scholarships
  • Where are the scholarships (resources)
  • How to apply and tips for scholarships
  • How to stand out in getting a scholarship
  • Writing your essay
  • What you need to know

FCC Everywhere, Spring Course Offerings for 11th & 12th Graders

Driver’s Ed Quarter 3- Registration

Enrollment Opens Mon. Dec. 7 @ 3:00pm

If interested, you will need to complete a short enrollment form for Drivers Ed. 

Just click on the link to apply for enrollment in the Q3 Driver’s Ed course. A confirmation email and class time will be sent to student’s FUSD if they are able to enroll. 

Student’s should click or enter link below in your web browser to Enroll (link will be inactive until Monday 12/7 @ 3:00pm and will deactivate when full):  bit.ly/FUSDDriversEdQ3

Driver Education Classes – Quarter 3


Classes run January 25, 2021  – March 3, 2021 (30 days)

  • Four Classes Will Be Offered
  • Times:  8:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:15 PM
  • Days:  Monday thru Friday (everyday) (30 days)

CART 2021-22 Application is now open for 10th and 11th graders

Go to www.cart.org/apply deadline is February 12, 2021. More information can be found on the CART website. CART Teachers will be presenting to 10th and 11th graders January and parent night will be held in Jan 28 and February 10. Please watch this short video to get you started:

Cal Poly SLO Info Session 12/1 at 1pm

Register for Zoom Meeting at bit.ly/CalPolyInfoDec1

College Application Reminders and Support

We are the last weeks of CSU and UC college apps. Here are a few reminders and resources as we enter Thanksgiving Break soon.

CSU Application: Due Dec. 4  College Application support with our BHS counselors will be held Nov 30-Dec 4 from 12:30-4:00. Students can join the meeting by clicking the calendar invite Zoom link in Teams. Step by Step application videos are here:
Step 1: https://youtu.be/DzEWcL1_pnw
Step 2: https://youtu.be/RkNIyDUW8hI

Link to Fresno State live assistance: http://www.fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/are/events/applicationhelp.html

UC Application: Updated Due Dec. 4 We have been offering ongoing assistance including essay question sessions. UCSB is offering live assistance next week (see below) There are also video links to assist with all parents of the application here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-yx76EbPhMd8BkiLRvWl_xPUKOXbPfWM

Fresno City College/Clovis Community Application: If they have not already, students need to complete these applications asap. Online orientation will begin the first week of December and this will determine class registration dates in the Spring. Students can find directions in the Counselor’s Teams tile or come to a college application workshop Nov. 30-Dec. 4 from 12:30-4:00. Students on a 504 or IEP who want to receive accommodations needs to also complete a DSPS application. A video with info about this process can be found here: https://youtu.be/uw8BcOBux00

Honors Programs, Scholarships and Private Colleges: Please encourage your student to request any letter of recommendations from their counselor early so they are able to write them the best possible letter. The link to request a letter of recommendation is on the menu above or : http://www.bhsguidance.com/letter-of-recommendation-request/ Students should also follow up with an email to their counselor to confirm they received their request.

FAFSA Financial Aid: FAFSA needs to be completed by March 2 to qualify for a Cal Grant. Please watch for emails and listen to calls for ongoing FAFSA workshops and assistance. Video link for previous workshop is: https://youtu.be/jT6j7UKq5AY

Info about Receiving Disabled Student Services at Community College

Seniors who currently have a 504 or IEP plan or a documented disability are likely eligible to receive services and accommodations in college but you must apply for these services. We wanted to share a recording of the virtual meeting held earlier this week with the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) staff member, Pam Tibbet, explaining how to access these services at Fresno City College and Clovis Community College.  

Link to the video of the presentation with Ms. Tibbet: https://youtu.be/uw8BcOBux00

If you have any questions or need support please feel free to contact your counselor or go to the Fresno City College or Clovis Community College DSPS website.

DSPS Fresno City College Website: https://www.fresnocitycollege.edu/student-services/disabled-students-program-and-services/index.html

DSPS Clovis Community College Websitehttps://www.cloviscollege.edu/student-services/student-support-programs/dsps/index.html

Does your student need Tutoring? Go to the Tutoring menu Above to Access Directions to BHS Tutoring and Tutor.com.

Senior Parent Night Update Power Point available now

CSU Application Intro Workshop

CSU Workshop: Intro to CSU Apply will be held on Tuesday, October 6 at 1:30 and 3:00. If you are applying to a CSU campus you need to attend one of these workshops.

Workshop #1 Intro to Cal State Apply 10-6-2020

Next Workshop #2 will be Thursday Oct. 8 at 1:30 or 3:00.

1:30 Meeting Link: https://bit.ly/CSU130oct8
3:00 Meeting Link: https://bit.ly/CSU300oct8

UC Application Overview Video

Step 1 Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVf9r72D_zw&list=PL-yx76EbPhMd8BkiLRvWl_xPUKOXbPfWM#action=share

Click here to see all 9 video links: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-yx76EbPhMd8BkiLRvWl_xPUKOXbPfWM

Bullard Senior Parents…

College application and Financial Aid FAFSA season is now upon us. The 2021-22 FAFSA application for financial aid, the CSU and UC college application window all open Oct 1. The BHS counseling office will be offering a variety of workshops and presentations as well as one on one help throughout the season. We would like to invite you parents to please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 6:00pm for a virtual presentation to help you get an overview of all of these upcoming applications and deadlines.

The link for this event is: http://bit.ly/bhssenior2

Seniors who need to complete their Fresno City College Applications…

We are so excited to have Peter our very own BHS FCC Rep to help us! Please see the flyer to get info on how to access Peter on Friday’s 1:00-5:00 and get help if you missed the FCC workshops last week or have questions.

Driver’s Ed Quarter 2- Registration is closed.

Enrollment Opens Weds. Sept 30 @ 7:30am

Enrollment starts:  Wednesday, September 30 @ 7:30 AM. 

If interested, you will need to complete a short enrollment form for Drivers Ed. 

Just click on the link and complete. 

Link to Enroll (opens 9/30 @ 7:30am):  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gwDJdMYDOkWAHJJRzdF-uFfriWBEAjdBu64kGpcLrIhUQk9KV1I4M0IwUEQ5WFQxM1NHU0ZOWk1BMi4u

Driver Education Classes – Quarter 2

October 19  – December 8


  • Four Classes Will Be Offered
  • Times:  8:15 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:15 PM, 3:00 PM
  • Days:  Monday thru Friday (everyday)

FSA ID and FAFSA Info 2020 Presentation and Info

Recording of the meeting: https://youtu.be/SBDm8c1q31I

Senior Parent Night Power Point

Did you miss the Senior Parent Night Presentation or want to download a copy to reference. Here is a link for you. Thank you to everyone who was able to attend.

Recording of the meeting: https://youtu.be/DZqPI7pxNCE

Do you need a Letter of Recommendation?

Go to our newly added Letter of Recommendation Request link by clicking Letter of Recommendation on the menu above.

Historical Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Tour and Summit Series

Exploring you college options? HBCU Virtual College Tour and Summit Series will be offered this Fall. Engage with HBCUs live as well as attend workshops including on the spot admissions.

Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSffnxje0b3V2pDTdPEIBNJACnL-i8mgEFaQCaZ3Kf0wYcLZmQ/viewform?mc_cid=4954f4a739&mc_eid=9f47361c48


Fresno Unified is now offering
Online Driver’s Education Courses

The first round of Virtual Driver’s Ed classes will be
September 14- October 9
Mandatory attendance Monday-Friday
from 8:15am-9:00am or 2:30pm-3:15pm daily
(you will be assigned to either the am or pm time)
Additional classes will be offered Quarter 2, 3, & 4.

Course Description:
The online Driver Education course is designed to teach students the concepts and laws related to driving a vehicle. 
Topics include:  Learning about Driving, Rules of the Road, Defensive Driving, and Causes and Prevention of Accidents.
The course earns 2.5 academic credits with a passing grade of credit/no credit and meets the DMV minimum requirement of 30 hours of classroom instruction to obtain a learner’s permit.  This course is the classroom portion only and does not include the “behind the wheel” portion.  

Students must be at least 15 years old before the start of the course.  Students must be at least 15 ½ years old to take the permit test and apply for the learner’s permit through the Department of Motor Vehicles.  It is recommended that students take the course as close as possible to the intended permit test date.

If interested, you will need to complete a short enrollment form for Drivers Ed by clicking the link below. Seats are very limited and first come first serve for the first class. Additional classes will be held Quarter 2, 3 and 4 with more seats.  

Click on this link and complete to enroll in the Quarter 1 Driver’s Education course. 

Link:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=gwDJdMYDOkWAHJJRzdF-uFfriWBEAjdBu64kGpcLrIhUMDFDQzQzT1RIRUVHQ09DSzNCWEhZVjdTRS4u

For more info contact Karen Laughlin at Karen.Laughlin@fresnounified.org

The first week is in the books! Nice job Knights! If you need to meet virtually with your calendar we have added an option to make an appointment on the BHS Counseling Dept. tab above, on the menu.

Reminder! Last Day for Schedule Change Requests is Thursday August 13 at 6pm. Click on links below to request your change.

2020-21 Schedules will be on ATLAS starting August 10

Your schedule will be accessible to you on Monday, August 10 via your ATLAS student portal. Please log on Monday and double check it and make sure everything looks good! We worked really hard to give you the courses you requested in the Spring as well as review your credits and summer school completions if you have them. If you have an error please use the links below to request a schedule change. Keep in mind we will not be changing teachers or periods and changes will be limited to space.

Schedule change requests will only be made through these links and we will work on them as fast as we can. Watch your portal and your change will show there, give us at least 24 hours to review your request. The deadline to submit your schedule change request is Thursday, August 13 at 6:00pm. We will not be making schedule changes after this date, We know this is different than usual but we need you and your teacher to be ready for Distance Learning and make sure you can access your class online when school starts.

Grade 9 Request for a Schedule Change Link: https://tinyurl.com/BHSschedule9

 Grade 10 Request for a Schedule Change Link: https://tinyurl.com/BHSschedule10

 Grade 11 Request for a Schedule Change Link: https://tinyurl.com/BHSschedule11

 Grade 12 Request for a Schedule Change Link: http://tinyurl.com/BHSschedule12

Need a Computer, Hot Spot or Tech Support

Call 457-3939 and our FUSD IT Team will help you get set up with everything you need!

How to Request a Transcript

Please click the link for directions on how to request a transcript through Xello. All transcript requests are online.

XELLO – How Students Request Transcripts

Do you need tech support during the summer?

Call (559)457-3939
Lost/Stolen or Broken Laptops/Tablets
Atlas and Login Support
Most other technology support questions

HBCU Informational Sessions June 9 or June 16

Are you interested in learning more about Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)? We highly recommend you attend this virtual meeting on Zoom to learn all about these amazing schools.

Topic: HBCUs
Audience: all high school students
Jun 9, 2020 03:00 PM or
Jun 16, 2020 03:00 PM

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

Weekly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/tZAsd-ugrjMiEtYWd0p7vFmlWyfA3Z_CPx1m/ics?icsToken=98tyKuGsrzsoEtSduBGFRpwIBYiga_zziFxHj7dkqxu1E3dFRA76AftEE-FFL_vg

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 841 0280 8882
Password: 0VvdKx

AP Make Up Exams Week of June 1-5

Click here for more information about AP Make Up Exams: https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/educators

Dates here: https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/courses/exam-dates-and-fees/late-testing-dates

Exam Start Times: Local times may vary depending on a student’s geographic location.Pacific Time: 9:00 a.m.
Pacific Time: 11:00 a.m.
Pacific Time: 1:00 p.m.
Mon, June 1US Gov and Politics
Physics C:
Human GeographyCalculus AB
Calculus BC
Tues, June 2English Lit & Comp
Spanish Lit & Comp
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
European History
Wed, June 3United States HistoryEnvironmental Science
Computer Science A
Thurs, June 4 Spanish Language & CultureStatistics
Fri, June 5English Language and Composition PsychologyMusic Theory

Change Request Form Links

If you are requesting a course change to your 2020-21 schedule please use the links below to submit your request. Counselors will be responding as they are processed. Currently only Future 12th and 11th graders have a link. Future 10th and 9th graders will be receiving their courses next week with a link and directions.

Future Freshman Course Change Requests 2020-21: Click Here

Future Sophomores Course Change Requests 2020-21: Click Here

Future Juniors Course Change Requests 2020-21 :  Click Here

Future Seniors Course Change Request 2020-21 : Click Here

Elective Choices by Grade Level

2020-21 Electives 9th Grade
2020-21 Electives 10th Grade
2020-21 Electives Grade 11
2020-21 Electives Grade 12

How to Request a Transcript

Please click the link for directions on how to request a transcript through Xello. All transcript requests are online.

XELLO – How Students Request Transcripts

Course Registration 2020-21

In May, students will begin receiving emails listing their course requests for the 2020-21 school year. If you would like to request a change please go to the online change request form listed in the email.

Seniors who are requesting Open Periods or Peer Helper periods need to submit a complete application to their school counselor and meet the qualifications. Peer Helpers requires a student to have a cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher. Students are only allowed one of these options. See forms for more details.

Peer Helper Request Form 2020-21

Open Period Request Form 2020-21

Once you print and sign the form please scan and send to your counselor. No one will be placed in either course without a signed form.

If you have an iphone and need assistance in scanning and submitting these forms go here for directions: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210336



Leadership 2020-21

If you would like to join the BHS Leadership class for 2020-21 please complete the application at the link below by Friday May 15. If you have any questions about Leadership contact Ms. Sanders at Heather.Sanders@fresnounified.org

Student elections will be held in the Fall.


Fresno State Info

Fresno State has extended the deadline for all fall 2020 first-time freshmen to accept their admission and register for Dog Days from May 1 to June 1. Please refer to the link below for more information about the new changes.


In addition, if you have not yet received the new Dog Days Summer 2020 updates, please see below.

  • Dog Days will be going to a virtual format for orientation
  • The $70 student fee and $25 guest fee has been waived
  • For those students and families who have already paid their Dog Days fees, the fees will be credited to their Fresno State account

For more Dog Days information, please contact Dog Days Office at 559-278-4885, dogdays@mail.fresnostate.edu or visit http://www.fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/dogdays/.

Fresno City College Remote Counseling Appointment Info

Please click here for more info: CR Remote Appointment Info – RTG

Fresno State Virtual Appointments and Dog Days

Fresno State will be offering virtual appointment for prospective students next week April 5-9. You can schedule an appointment at gofresnostate.com

Dog Days Orientation is also now open for Fall 2020 students. You should have information in your college portal but here is a link to information as well.

Dog Days Dates:


Step by Step Video on how to register for Dog Days 2020

AP Information 2020

AP Testing is going online this Spring. The dates and details for the online exams will be released by College Board by April 3. There will be 2 different test dates and the exams will be 45 minutes long and will test content most classes have covered by March. College Board will also offer online lessons to prepare students.

More information and online resources can be found at https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/coronavirus-updates#free-ap-classes

AP students, please take a few minutes to take this short survey.


Check your FUSD email daily for updates and info from teachers and counselors. If you do not know how to do this here are the directions.


Senior Fresno City College Updated Info

3-24-2020 Here is an updated information from Fresno City College. If you have not completed advising (we did it at Bullard before we left) you can do it online (see flyer). You must have this step completed in order to register for classes.

Important Reminders Flyer – Spring 2020 Update

Registration dates are now May 19-21. You are assigned a date and time and can register for classes anytime after you assigned date/time.

If you have not already, you want to set up your Fresno City/Clovis Community Email and WebAdvisor accounts. Directions are on the flyer.

SAT School Day

March 25 BHS qualified Juniors will be taking the SAT Test. There is no cost for this test and testers will be notified of their testing location via pass on March 23. Testers were also sent a pass last week and a school messenger call was sent home. Students should bring a photo ID, 2 sharpened #2 pencils and an approved calculator.

Follow this link for a list of approved calculators:

Senior Dates Spring 2020-Senior meeting info

Please click below for a digital copy of the Senior Parent night (2/18) handout with Senior dates and information

Senior Spring Dates 2020

Fresno Unified Scholarship is now open

Please return the completed application, letters of recommendation, and transcript no later than Friday, February 28, 2020. Applications must be post-marked by February 28, ​2020 to be eligible for consideration.

African American High School Recognition Ceremony

The 27th African-American High School Recognition Ceremony will be held on May 31st at the Savemart Center.

Sign up here: http://deltaaaceremony.gotofresnostate.com/

Scholarship Application links:

ALPHA PHI ALPHA INLEF Scholarship 2020

2020 SJVAC Scholarship Application

PSAT Scores Available on Dec. 10, 2019

Please see the flyer below for more information about PSAT scores.

PSAT 2019 flyer-newsletter

Senior College Application Workshops

Our Bullard seniors have been working hard at completing college applications for Fresno City College, CSUs, UCs and private universities as well as their FAFSA financial aid applications. The deadline for CSU and UC applications to be submitted is no later than November 30.

We are highly encouraging all students submitting a CSU application to make sure and check with a Bullard counselor or CSU rep before submitting as there are some tricky spots within the application that can trip up our students. Bullard counselors will be available to assist with college applications and FAFSA financial aid every day at lunch or students can submit a request to meet with their counselor with Ms. Edwards in the counseling office. Counselors will also be offering a drop in day next Tuesday, November 19 from 2:00-6:00 in the Bullard Library and Thursday November 21 from 2:00-4:30 in the Bullard Library.

PSAT Wednesday October 16, 2019

All students Grades 9-11 will be taking the PSAT on Wednesday October 16. Students will check into 1st period and then proceed to their testing locations at 8:10. Students received their testing locations on Monday in their 2nd period course. Students should bring a snack, two number 2 pencils and an approved calculator. Students will be on a minimum day schedule. Testing will end at 12:45, lunch will be served and buses will depart at 1:15.

Seniors will be working on FAFSA, CSU applications and Fresno City College presentations as well as take the Senior Aerial photo. Students must be present in the workshops to be allowed in the picture. Seniors will be released after the photo is completed around 12:00.

Senior Parent Night 2019

In case you missed the Senior Parent Night here is the Power Point presentation.

Senior Parent NIght Fall 2019

Senior handout:  Senior Resources & Dates 2019-20

If you would like a senior handbook please have your student go see Ms. Sanders in N46.

Congratulations Class of 2020!

2019-20 Schedule Distribution

Schedule distribution will be as follows:
Seniors – Aug 5th 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM in the cafeteria
Juniors – Aug 6th 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM in the cafeteria
Sophomores – Aug 5th 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM in the cafeteria

Freshmen Orientation (Last Name A-L)– August 5: North Gym  8:00 AM – 1:00 PM for all in-coming freshmen
Freshmen Orientation (Last Name M-Z)– August 6: North Gym  8:00 AM – 1:00 PM for all in-coming freshmen

Students will need to bring their COMPLETED first day packets (mailed home end of July or pick up in the main office), including emergency cards, with them to Schedule Distribution or freshmen orientation.

Bullard’s Registration will open the first week of August 8am-4pm to register new students with extended hours until 7pm on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

New 2019-20 Counseling Staff

We have some new team members joining the 2019-20 Bullard Counseling Staff. Please welcome our new counselors Vanessa Russell, Dayna Hill-Clark and Cesar Heras. There has also been a change in assignments due to adding additional staff. Please see below.

19-20 CounselorLast NameGrade
Dayna Hill-ClarkA-E9/11
Angelica HaroA-E10/12
Desiree FrakerF-L9/11
Korrie GallardoF-L10/12
Cesar HerasM-Ro9/11
Vanessa RussellM-Ro10/12
Danielle PaynRu-Z9/11
Laura RheaultRu-Z10/12