Important Information for the 2024-2025 School Year

Important Information for the 2024-2025 School Year

Important Dates for Fall 2024

Friday, August 9th – Freshman and New Student Academy for all Students in all Grade Levels who will be New to BK in the Fall of 2024

  • School/Yearbook Photos will be taken at Freshman and New Student Academy
  • All incoming students need to bring your fully charged laptop to Freshman and New Student Academy.
  • Students must be in BK Dress Code for Freshman and New Student Academy
  • Parents, please plan to attend Mass and Parent Orientation from 8:00-10:00 AM
  • Please arrive no later than 8:15 AM.  All new students in every grade level will report to the cafeteria. Parents will report to the Carley Athletic Center (Behind the main school building.) We will begin promptly at 8:30 AM.

 

Thursday, August 15th – Orientation Day/1st Day for School

  • Seniors and Juniors – arrive no later than 9:00 AM
  • Sophomores – arrive no later than 9:45 AM
  • School/Yearbook Photos will be taken on Orientation Day for all returning BK students, and any students who were unable to attend Freshman or New Student Academy.

 

Friday, August 16th – First Day of Classes (Straight 7)

Back to School Info

Bishop Kelly’s dress code is intended to encourage modesty, cleanliness, neatness, and pride in one’s appearance and school community. It is our belief that students should respect each other for who they are, not for what they wear.

Click here for a full description of Bishop Kelly Dress Code, with photos!

Mass Dress Code

Days of All School Liturgies and other special occasions are designated dress-up days. These are school days where a more formal appearance is expected of students out of respect for the special purpose of the day. Sweatshirts are not to be worn. All students must stay in Mass Dress for the entire school day.

Mass Dress items may be ordered from Educational Outfitters by using this Bishop Kelly specific link:
https://boise.educationaloutfitters.com


Male Students:

  • Oxford (button down), collared shirt (long or short sleeved) with the BK Crest
  • Shirts must be tucked in.
  • Dress Slacks or Khaki/Dockers-style pants (No denim) black or khaki colored only.
    • Optional:
      • Tie
      • Black or gray sweater vest, cardigan, or blazer with the BK Crest may be worn over the oxford

Female Students:

  • A white oxford (button down) collared shirt (long or short sleeved) with the BK Crest.
  • Shirts must be tucked in.
  • Dress Slacks or Khaki pants  (No denim.) black or khaki colored only, OR
  • Maxi /Midi (past the knee) skirt, black or khaki colored only.
    • Optional:
      • A black or gray sweater vest, cardigan, or blazer with a BK Crest may be worn over the oxford

 

IMPORTANT: Please order Mass Dress early to ensure arrival prior to the first All School Mass in September 

Bishop Kelly offers bus transportation to students who live in the Eagle, Nampa, and Meridian areas of the Treasure Valley.

CLICK HERE for more information about BK’s bus routes and pickup/drop off times.
Please note: Times and routes are subject to change. Please check back prior to the first day of school in August.

CLICK HERE for Bus Registration Form 2024 – 2025

Dear BK families: 

If your student has experienced any changes to his/her health over the last year or will be taking any medications at school during the upcoming year, please provide an update to his/her health history.  Please fill out and submit these forms to cklaas@bk.org.

In order for Bishop Kelly to provide a safe learning environment for all students, please review the Mandatory Medication Guidelines.  Students are not permitted to  carry any medications with them on campus.  

Have a healthy and safe summer!

Christina Klaas BSN, RN
Saint Alphonsus School Health Program Coordinator
208-375-6010
cklaas@bk.org

  • Having a locker at Bishop Kelly High School is a privilege, and we expect you to take care of it.
  • Please keep your locker LOCKED at all times. Students are responsible for everything in, or on, their locker and will be held accountable.
  • At the end of each semester, lockers are to be emptied, cleaned , and wiped down.
  • PLEASE DO NOT leave food in the lockers over school breaks!
  • Cleaning products will be provided during locker clean out times throughout the year.
  • No garbage, food, posters, personal belongings, stickers, or graffiti should be left in or on your locker at the end of the school year.
  • If there is an issue with a locker (vandalism, damage, etc.), please let the Attendance Office know immediately so it can be taken care of appropriately.
  • At the end of the school year, students will be charged:
    • $25 for not cleaning out their locker completely (items in or on locker / dirty locker)
    • $15 for a missing lock

Order your student’s yearbook before October 7th for the best price – $68.00. Prices increase throughout the school year, so order now and check it off of your to-do list.

Order Online at JostensYearbooks.com or call 1(877) 767-5217.

Free Parking Permit stickers are available throughout the school year in the Front Office. Students must have a parking permit to park in the BK parking lot.
  • All New Freshmen and New Students will have their school photos taken at Freshman and New Student Academy. Any Freshmen or New Students who are unable to attend Freshman and New Student Academy will have their photos taken on Orientation Day, August 15th.
  • All returning students, and new students in grades 10-12 will have their school photos taken on Orientation Day, August 15th.
  • Timeless Photo is taking our school photos this year. Each student will be sent home with a flier containing information about how to order their photos online.  If you do not receive the flier, you can look your student up on the Timeless Photo website using the last 4 numbers of their student ID.  For more information, check out this poster from Timeless Photo.

Bishop Kelly parents can manage their students’ lunch accounts online at My Payments Plus.

Visit the BK Cafe page for more information about lunch at BK, and to login to your My Payments Plus account.

THIS TUTORIAL will show you how to set up your My Payments Plus account. reshmen and new BK students will be given their Student ID Number at Freshman/New Student Academy.  Returning students can look up their number in Infinite Campus.

Your student will have seven classes each semester, and each class may have specific expectations for supplies needed. Other than a laptop computer and basic supplies, such as three ring binders, loose leaf paper, pens, and pencils, it is suggested that you wait until after your child receives the course syllabus during the first week of school to purchase more specific school supplies. For information on laptop specifications and recommendations, please review our 1:1 Technology Requirements.

Academic Information for Fall 2024

Bishop Kelly High School is a 1:1 technology school, meaning each student at Bishop Kelly has their own personal electronic device. There are many options to choose from, however, there are certain minimum requirements that will allow enrollment in all classes and the best possible education experience.  Please read this list of technology requirements before your purchase a device for your student.

Financial assistance is available to assist families who need help purchasing a device for their student. Please fill out this Electronic Device Assistance Application and return it to the Bishop Kelly Business Office.

Bishop Kelly uses a web based classroom management system that parents and students can access to check schedules and grades called Infinite Campus.

RETURNING STUDENTS – you can sign in to Infinite Campus here, with your BK Google Account. Schedules will be posted a few days before school starts.

NEW STUDENTS – you will receive access to Infinite Campus at New Student Academy in August.

PARENTS – New BK Parents will receive an access letter to Infinite Campus in August.

If you are new to BK or have a new computer, please follow along with one of the videos below. For freshmen and new students in other grade levels, this will ensure that devices are ready for New Student Academy. For returning students with new computers, these steps will need to be completed before you can use your laptop on the first day of school.

Parents, please do these steps at home, especially if you will be placing restrictions on your student’s computer to prevent them from installing software.

MAC LAPTOP USERS please watch this video

WINDOWS USERS (Dell, HP, Lenovo, etc.) please watch this video

Bishop Kelly Activities

CHEER

Tryouts for the 2024 – 2025 Cheer Team were held in the Spring and our team practices all summer.

 

CROSS COUNTRY

Summer base training will run from 8:00-10:00AM, Monday through Thursday, beginning Monday, June 17th at various locations in Boise. The schedule for practice sites will be posted on the Cross Country Team page and Coach Stauffer will send them via email to parents, as well. The official first day of practice is Monday August 12th at 9am on the BK Track. The first home meet will be the Jimmy Driscoll Meet on Saturday, August 24th, 2024 . Cross Country Camp at Pilgrim Cove in McCall will be on August 16th-18th . The team will leave at 12pm on Friday, August 17th . If you have any questions, please contact Coach Stauffer: kstauffer@bk.org

 

FOOTBALL

Summer Training begins May 28th. 6:50-9:30AM Mon-Thurs. If you have not registered for football, please do so at 2024 Football Registration and you will receive detailed summer scheduling info. Fall Camp practice begins on Monday, August 12th @ 6:50am. The season schedule is posted on the Football Team page. For questions, please contact Head Coach Chris Culig at: cculig@bk.org.

 

BOYS GOLF

Fall tryouts begin Monday, August 12th and will go through Wednesday, August 14th. Tee Times at Lakeview Golf Club will begin at 7:00 AM

  • Each day will be an 18 hole round of golf.
  • After the round on August 13th we will be making our initial cuts.
  • After the round on August 14th we will make final cuts and team selection.
  • We will be keeping 12 total players this year.

We are excited to see you all soon for a great BK Golf season! Please email Taylor Judy at tjudy@alumni.nnu.edu with questions regarding the boys’ team.

 

GIRLS GOLF

Coming Soon!

 

BOYS SOCCER

Summer training is scheduled to begin on June 24th, 7-8:30pm @ BK and run every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday leading up to tryouts. This will be an open-play format mixed with some technical and fitness aspects. Attendance is encouraged, but not mandatory. Players unable to attend should invest personal time running and training in preparation for tryouts.

Tryouts begin on Monday, August 12th, 8-9:30am and 7-8:30pm. The final rosters will be announced the evening of Wednesday, August 14th. Team practices begin Thursday, August 15th. For more information, please contact Coach Eneko at: ebereziartua@bk.org

 

GIRLS SOCCER

Summer training will start on July 9th and will run Tuesday and Thursday for the dates of July 9th, 11th, 16th and 18th from 9:30-11:00am on the turf. July 22nd – July 25th and July 29th – Aug 1st will be team camp from 9:30-11:00am on the turf. There will be a couple scrimmages during that time so please make sure you are on the soccer email list and are getting the summer updates. Attendance is encouraged but not mandatory. Players unable to attend should invest personal time running and training in preparation for tryouts.

Tryouts will start Monday, August 12th from 9:30-11:00am and 12:30-2:00pm. The final rosters will be announced the afternoon of Wednesday, August 14th. Team practices begin Thursday, August 15th. For more information, please contact Coach Hill at: dhill@bk.org

 

SWIMMING

Swimmers are encouraged to join a Club or Summer Rec Team in order to get in shape ahead of evaluations for our season, if you are not currently engaged in the sport. Tryouts will be held at the Idaho Central Aquatic Center beginning August 12th. Swimmers MUST attend tryouts to be considered for the swim team. We have a JV and Varsity team for both boys and girls. Swimmers must attend 10 school practices prior to our first meet on September 7th. Please visit the Swim Team page to sign up, and for additional information regarding our team retreat and season calendars/expectations. Practices will be at the Idaho Central Aquatic Center from 4:00-5:30pm. For questions, please contact Ryan Stratton at: rstratton@bk.org

 

WATER POLO

Water Polo sign up and registration forms will be available on our BK Athletics page later this fall. We are expecting the high school water program to be revamped with the addition of the Idaho Central Aquatic Center. As soon as additional information is available, it will be posted on the team’s Water Polo Team page.

 

VOLLEYBALL

Summer Conditioning starts on Monday, June 3rd at IFA. Please check the Volleyball Team page on the athletic website weekly for information on open gyms, conditioning, camps, and summer happenings! Mandatory tryouts will be August 12th and 13th. Double Day practices will start on August 14th and continue until school begins. Please leave these days open, as this is when volleyball season begins. GO KNIGHTS!!!! For questions, please email Coach JJ Riley at: jriley@bk.org

Each Bishop Kelly Athlete must complete a Participation Permission Form each school year.  Additionally, BK Athletes must have a Sports Physical each school year.

Please click here and follow the steps to complete this annual requirement.

BISHOP KELLY HIGH SCHOOL SEASON TICKETS

All Sport Season Passes for all of the home Bishop Kelly Athletic Events will be available at all Fall sports games.

 INDIVIDUAL PRICES FOR 2022-2023 ALL HOME EVENTS (BOYS AND GIRLS) ARE:

ADULTS-                                                                                  $   8.00

STUDENTS FROM OTHER SCHOOLS WITH CARD            $   5.00

BK STUDENTS WITH ACTIVITY CARD                                  FREE

STUDENTS WITHOUT ACTIVITY CARD                               $   8.00

SENIOR CITIZENS                                                                 $   3.00

GRADE SCHOOL STUDENTS                                               $   3.00

SEASON PASSES PRICED PER FAMILY:

ALL SPORTS FAMILY PASS                                                  $450.00

FOOTBALL (VAR, JV, FROSH)                                              $  150.00

VOLLEYBALL                                                                         $  125.00

SOCCER (BOYS or GIRLS)                                                  $  125.00

BASKETBALL (BOYS or GIRLS)                                           $150.00

WRESTLING                                                                          $  80.00

BASEBALL                                                                             $150.00

SOFTBALL                                                                             $150.00

The Annual Jimmy Driscoll Fun Run is taking place at Bishop Kelly on Saturday, August 24th.  This is a fun way to encourage movement and exercise for your whole family AND it supports our Cross Country program at the same time

Just for Seniors

If you would like to purchase a Senior Dedication Ad that goes in the yearbook, please visit TheYearbookCompany.com. This is completely optional, but many seniors look forward to the nice personal notes from their family.  The price goes up the longer you wait to order one.  The final deadline is usually in January, and reminders will go out via BK Alive as it nears the deadline.  However, you can order early!

Seniors may use their own outside photographer, or have their photo taken at Bishop Kelly. Information about this Tux and Drape photo opportunity at BK will be published in BK Alive as we get closer.

If you plan to use your own photographer, please share this Senior Portrait Requirements page with your photographer.

Senior quotes need to be submitted by November 30th.  Seniors will be submitting their quotes electronically through a Google Form, which will be sent to them in September.  They will be reminded of this after school starts this fall.