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  • 4.23: Testing (ACT & Stan10)

    4.25: Evening of the Arts, 5-8PM

    4.30: Late Start, 9AM

    5.5-9: Exhibitions of Learning
    Check with your student's grade level team for details.

    5.7: Late Start, 9AM 

    5.12: Honors & Awards Assembly
    Afternoon, watch for details.

    5.13: Internship Fair, 12-2PM
    Contact Lynn Palacios (lpalacios@phoenixunion.org) for info.

    5.14: Late Start, 9 AM

    5.16: Seniors' Last Day
     
    5.20 & 5.21: Final Exams, Half Days
     
    5.21: Graduation, 4:30PM
    Herberger Theater 
     
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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

  • Bioscience High School Celebrates Evening of the Arts

    Phoenix Union Bioscience High School announces its celebration of the 7th annual Evening of the Arts. The event takes places on Friday, April 25, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm. The evening will showcase artwork from its creative students, along with spoken word and performance art. Everyone is welcome to attend. Click on headline to read more.

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  • BHS Spanish Honor Society Competes at PC Event

    On Friday, April 11th, 2014 the Spanish Honor Society at Bioscience High School participated in the 25th Phoenix College World Language Competition. Bioscience High School had a strong presence at the competition and the students really rocked with their writing and oral presentations, taking away many awards! Click the headline to read more.

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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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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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