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  • 3.12: Late Start - 9 AM

    3.14: End of 3rd Term (Half Day)
    Periods 1-8: 8 AM - 12 PM

    3.17-21: Spring Break

    3.24: 4th Term Begins

    3.26: District Late Start - 10:10 AM

    3.27: enHANCE: the new park plan - 5-8 PM
    a community celebration

    The event marks the unveiling of renovation plans for Margaret T. Hance Park by the City of Phoenix and the Hance Park Conservancy. It also kicks-off the annual McDowell Mountain Music Festival at the Park, and includes an evening full of family-friendly attractions with music, food and other festivities. More info here.

    3.31: Cesar Chavez Day, No School

    * IMPORTANT SCHEDULE NOTE*
    The Late Start - 9AM schedule for Wednesday, April 16 will be changed to a 10:10 AM start to accommodate a special staff meeting & curriculum planning launch at CityScape.

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Welcome

Bioscience High School offers a full, integrated curriculum with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Students participate in innovative learning environments that include team-teaching, use of technology, and student-centered learning.  Instructors design lessons with collaborative efforts, and integration across multiple disciplines is a common theme found in every course offered. Bioscience High School develops specific upperclassmen pathway courses that are tailored to student interests, some of which include, anatomy and physiology, epidemiology, biotechnology, engineering, and forensics.   In addition, strong humanities, arts, and fitness curricula are offered to promote well-rounded learning experiences for students. 

Mision* Statement:
BHS provides a rigorous, collaborative, and relevant academic program emphasizing an innovative, problem-based curriculum that develops literacy  in the sciences, mathematics, and the arts, thus cultivating critical thinkers, creative  problem-solvers, and compassionate citizens, who are able to thrive in our increasingly complex and technological communities.
*Mision = mission + vision 

School News

  • TEDx Event @ BHS

    Tune in to the event as it is streamed live on LiveStream. Use the link indicated on the left. On Wednesday, November 13, BHS will be the host site for a TEDx community event sponsored by Evans Churchill Community Association. Click on the headline to find out how to register your attendance.

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  • One of the Most Amazing High School Campuses in the World

    “High school campuses not only function as important places for students, they often act as gathering points for entire communities. These 30 high school campuses are the crème de la crème, all awe-inspiring and all offering incredible opportunities for the attending students,” said James Arney, chief author and researcher for the list.

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  • Dr. Boyce's Welcome

    Greetings Bioscience Community: It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the 2013-2014 academic year at Bioscience High School! As we approach the beginning of the academic year, I remind you of our mision statement...

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  • Parent Workshop Materials

    We will post materials from Parent Workshops on our website. Use the Parent tab above and follow the link for Parent Workshops. Please check back following scheduled workshops for access to presentations and handouts.

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  • NCLB Message

    In accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, we would like you to know that you have the right to request information regarding the professional qualifications of your child’s teachers. Specifically, you may request the following...[click the message title to read more]

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  • Enroll at Bioscience

    Your high school experience will be with you the rest of your life!

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District News

  • Connect2Compete
     
    Cox Communications is offering high speed internet for $9.95 per month for qualifying Phoenix Union Families. To see if you  qualify, visit www.connect2compete.org/cox. $150 desktop computers or $199 laptop computers are also available to all students. Visit www.goodpc.com/connect2compete.
     
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  • OPEN ENROLLMENT is Available! Our high schools have it all – more classes, more specialized programs, more support and more opportunities than any other school district.  Make new friends and hang with your old friends; create memories; EXPAND your horizons; EXPLORE your future; EXPRESS yourself and EXCEED your expectations.  This is an exciting time for you.  Our job is to prepare every student for success in college, career and life.  Your job is to take advantage of all Phoenix Union has to offer.  ENROLL with us and you’ll have the EXPERIENCE of a Lifetime.To apply online or download the form, please visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/Enroll. Apply Today!
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  • Summer School
    Are you struggling in English, Math, Science and/or Social Studies? Summer School is an opportunity to catch up on credits, get a second chance in a course, or strengthen skills needed to pass AIMS Exams and stay on track to graduate. FREE Summer School is offered for continuing in-district students who are entering 10th, 11th or 12th grades, or current 12th graders lacking credit for graduation. Many core classes are offered for one-half (.5) credit, but you may only enroll in one class per session, with the opportunity to earn 1 full credit if you are enrolled in both sessions.
    May 27 - June 26, Mon.-Thurs., AM Session: 8-11:45 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. / PM Session: 12:15-4:00 p.m. at Bioscience, Bostrom, Trevor Browne, Camelback, Central, Carl Hayden, Cesar Chavez, Desiderata (@ Carl Hayden), Betty H. Fairfax, Maryvale, Metro Tech, North, South Mountain
    June 2 - July 2, Mon. - Fri., AM Session: 8-11:45 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. / PM Session: 12:15-4:00 p.m. at Alhambra
    See your counselor to register and for course recommendations. Visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/SummerSchool for more information. Deadline to register is May 16, but classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis, so sign up early.
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  • Freshman Academy
    Learn skills for high school success - 93% of student who attended Freshman Academy pass their math or English course in the Fall semester!
    May 27 - June 26, Mon.-Thurs., Class: 8-11:45 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. at Trevor Browne, Camelback, Central, Chavez, Betty Fairfax, Maryvale, Metro Tech, North and South Mountain.
    June 2-25, Mon.-Thurs., 8:00 a.m.-1:25 p.m. / Lunch: 11-11:40 a.m. at Carl Hayden.
    June 2 - July 2, Mon.-Fri.: Class: 8-11:45 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m. at Alhambra
    See your 8th grade teacher for assistance with course selection. Visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/SummerSchool to register. Deadline to register is May 16.
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  • Support My Club Since Support My Club has teamed up with PUHSD, clubs and teams all over the District have received over 1,000 items with no cost to teachers or students. Click for more information. 
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DOuble-Helix Dragon  
512 E. Pierce St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004 
602.764.5600
602.764.5699 (fax) 
 
Principal: Dr. Quintin Boyce
Mascot: Double-Helix Dragon
School Colors: Purple and Green
Year School Opened: 2006
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