Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Good Afternoon!

May is an extremely busy and exciting time of year here at BHS!  From the prom and testing to senior celebration week and graduation, May and June will be action packed!  

On Friday evening we will be presenting BHS Idol.  It is a fun evening during which some of BHS' finest vocalist will get a chance at center stage.  Tickets are $5 at the door and all proceeds go to the music program.  

Mr. BHS:
Don't miss this annual tradition!  On May 22nd, at 7:00pm in the theater students will compete for the title of MR BHS!  

Our Junior/Senior Prom is scheduled for May 12th, at the Radisson in Manchester.  This is an exciting event for BHS!   For information about the prom please contact senior class advisors Shannon Fallon at  - ,  or Meagan Read at -

Parking Info 2012-13 School Year:

Parking permits are now on sale for the 2012 - 2013 school year.   Permits will be on sale now until May 31st.

To be eligible all school obligations must be fulfilled:  (ex: book dues & fines paid....)

Attention rising  Seniors and rising Juniors! Parking permits will be on sale in the front office from now until May 31st. Applicants must already have their license in hand by May 31st. Seniors will have the first opportunity to apply for parking permits. All interested   Junior applications will be entered in a lottery as space may be limited. We will post all permit recipient names outside the main office on Friday6/8/2012.
Please turn in completed packet which includes:  Campus Parking Form
                                                                                               Copy of license & registration
We will not be accepting any applications over the summer. If additional spots become available a lottery will take place in September.

If you have any questions please call Kim Howe @ 310-9000 x 3107 or email:

BHS Info Night for Parents of 8th Grade Students:

On Tuesday, May 8th we will hold our second BHS info night for parents of our rising freshmen students for the 2012 - 13 school year. In this session we will discuss more about the school programs, daily schedule, competencies, after school athletics etc.  The program will begin at 7:00pm in the theater and run about eighty-five minutes.  

Counseling News:

The May 9th, BHS Naviance Information Night has been postponed.  More information to come. 

Spring Science NECAP Testing:

2012 Science NECAP Testing Schedule
May 15May 16, 2012

TuesdayMay 15(Silver)
Session 1
WednesdayMay 16(Red)
Sessions 2 & 3

AP Testing:  

AP Testing begins next week and runs Monday 5/7 through Friday 5/18. 

Students who are registered to take an Advanced Placement Exam should be aware of the following information:
  • There will be a mandatory pre-registration session taking place Wednesday 5/2/12 at 9:21am during Advisory.  All students registered for an AP exam must report to the back end of the commons to receive instruction on filling in their exam booklets in advance of next week.  Attendance is mandatory for test takers and the pre-registration must be completed prior to the start of exams.  Students with conflicts should contact Mrs. Tuite in the Counseling center.
  • Location: This year's AP exams will be held at St. Elizabeth Seton Activity Center, 190 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, NH (Note: the AP Spanish Language exam is the only exam being held on site at BHS.  This exam is Tuesday, 5/8 8:00am).  
  • Buses and Transportation - Buses will be provided according to the schedule for exams with greater than five test takers.  Please review the schedule to ensure you have a transportation plan in place for your exams.  
    • Buses will NOT be provided for the following examinations: 
      • Chemistry
      • Environmental Science
      • Computer Science
      • Spanish Language (Exam held at BHS)
      • Biology
      • Physics B
      • Macroeconomics
      • Microeconomics
    • All students are strongly encouraged to take the bus from BHS when available to prevent late arrival.  Late entrance is not permitted once the exams have started and students will be turned away if they fail to arrive on time for their exam.  For those students who choose to drive, you must have a valid BHS parking permit if you plan on park on school grounds at any point during the day.   For directions to St. Elizabeth Seton Activity Center, follow this link: St. Elizabeth Seton, Bedford, NH
  • Students who sit for an AP/IB test on a given day are excused from their BHS courses for the remainder of that day.
  • Copies of the full AP Exam schedule are available in the Counseling Center, or by clicking the following link: BHS AP Exam and Bus Schedule
  • are not permitted to bring cell phones, IPods, reading material, food and/or beverages to exams.  Please leave these items at home! The only items students should have on there person when they sit for exams are two #2 pencils, and a pen with black or dark blue ink.
  • Calculators: AP Calculus and AP Physics require and permit the use of graphing calculators.  AP Chemistry permits the use of a normal, non-graphing calculator.  For questions about your calculator and whether it is permitted, please check the following guide:
  • Counselors will begin meeting with individual students in the 9th, 10th, and 11th grade at the end of May to review schedules for the 2012-13 school year.  

Principals Coffee:

I will be holding the final Principals coffee at 9:00am on Tuesday, May 15th in the conference room in the main office.  The agenda is open for this meeting, however I would appreciate any feedback on the school year.    Please contact to sign up.

Don't forget that May 25th, is a Teacher workshop day and there is no school for students.

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