Monday, September 26, 2016

BHS News


From the Principal:
The weekend Homecoming kicked off with the most spirited Pep Rally BHS has seen yet!  The weekend promises to be exciting and we are hoping that our alumni will find some time to make it over to the campus to see some old friends and support all of our Bulldog activities scheduled!  The culminating weekend activity is a Homecoming Dance for BHS student and the theme this year is “GLO” dance.  Check the athletic schedule for teams and times of games.

Important Dates and Events:
Picture retake day is October 18th from 9-11. Senior quick pics will be this day too.  
All senior portrait photo choices must be made and submitted to Hockmeyer by September 25th.

From the Counseling Department:
SENIORS be sure to schedule your Sr Meeting with your School Counselor so you’re best prepared for the college application process.
PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualification Test FALL 2016 INFORMATION!
The PSAT/NMSQT administration has moved back to a Saturday test date!
The date for this year's test is Saturday October 15th, please arrive at 7:45, test will take place from 8-noon(approximate). Students can sign up in the COUNSELING OFFICE starting Monday Sept 12th! Fee is $25 made payable to Bedford High School

We encourage our 10th and 11th graders to take part! Questions? Email the site supervisor Jessica Croft

From the Deans:
The Art department will have student art highlighted at the Deerfield Fair September 29-October 2.
Student Activities:
The Homecoming Dance will be September 24th from 8-10:30pm, after the football game. Tickets will be on sale at the dance.
In Sports:

The Bulldogs are celebrating Homecoming this Saturday, September 24.  Boys and Girls varsity Soccer teams host Bishop Guertin @ 11am and 1pm.  Varsity Football and Spirit host the Goffstown Grizzlies @ 5pm.  Please show your support by attending any of these games and help support our annual food drive for the NH Tackles Hunger program.

Reminder note to All athletes … Whenever student athletes dismiss early from classes to travel to another school for their games - Please know that they are responsible to notify their teachers before class and dismiss themselves according to the bus departure schedule time.  The rule is to leave class six (6) minutes prior to the scheduled bus departure time during school hours.  We request that student athletes demonstrate courtesy to their teachers and fellow classmates when early dismissal occurs.  Thank you!

William L. Whitmore, CAA
Director of Athletics

Alternative Programming:
Contact Information for any questions regarding Adult Diploma, School to Careers, or Community Education: Amy Woods, Dean of Alternative Programming or 310-9000 x33096

Check out our Fall Offerings for Community Enrichment Education!

Watercolor Painting: “A Brush with Kevin Dadoly”  Instructor: Kevin Dadoly Starting 9/28 Wednesdays 6pm-8pm Cost: $110 + $25 materials fee
This watercolor class is designed to offer something for everyone, from the exhibiting artist to the very beginner!  Each week students will explore techniques that reveal the exciting options watercolor can provide. The class environment is positive and fun, and is all about developing your personal style as an artist!  If you have ever wanted to try painting, or if you are an artist that needs motivation and a challenge, this class is for you. It is also a great night out

Conversational Italian I for Beginners  Instructor: Susi Ehrenstein                Starting 9/26 Mondays 6:30-7:30Cost: $85
This 6 week introductory course will acquaint students with the basics of beginning Italian! Are you planning on going on a vacation to Italy or are you frequently travelling there on business? Would you would like to be able to order in a “Ristorante” or converse with people in your “albergo”?
Lesson content will cover: pronunciation,  basic expressions and greetings, ordering in a “ristorante”, the calendar and numbers 1-100.
Ceramics/Open Studio  Instructor: Bonnie Hoyt                                               Starting 9/29 Thursdays 6pm-9pm Cost: $160
This class is designed for beginners and advanced beginners that would like to learn the basics of ceramics or continue working on their skills with guidance. The course will include both working on the pottery wheel and hand building. Each week we will start with a demonstration and project and then you are off to build your skills and explore the possibilities of clay!  (Class size limited to five students.)

The Community Education Website for 2016-17 sessions is live and subject to change as new courses get added! Find us under the Community tab of the Bedford School District website!

From the SAU:

From the PTG:
Looking for quality gift wrap? New this year, BHS families will be able to order quality wrapping paper, delicious snacks, gifts, gadgets and more through Meadow Farms. This fundraiser runs Monday, September 19th - Monday, October 3rd and all proceeds go right back into our schools. Click Here to start shopping.

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