Monday, February 11, 2019

BHS News

2/8/19


On 2/14, Chris Herren will be coming to BHS to do a presentation for the 9th and 10th grade classes 
about his addiction and road to recovery. If you are interested in learning more about Chris’ journey, 

Course Selection Is Ending Soon!!
The portal for course selection opened on Tuesday, February 5th and will stay open Tuesday, February 
12th for BHS students. Students/parents can go in multiple times to the portal to make adjustments to
 course selections from February 5th through February 12th. Teachers have made course 
recommendations that will show in the portal.

New Courses Available in 19-20
Fine Arts: New class for 2019-2020, Music in Film.
STEM new classes for 2019-20: IB Design Technology (SL), AP Computer
Science A.
Humanities new class for 2019-20: Current Events



Lost and Found:
Parents, Students, and Staff, If you have lost something be sure to check the lost and found!
  • If you have lost clothing, coats, bags, books, etc. please look in the bins located by the 
  • concession stand in the Gym hall.
  • If you have lost smaller items such as a wallet, keys, calculator or phone stop in the 
  • main office and we will assist you.  


Important Dates and Events:
February 11 - 15 - Spirit & Pep Rally Week
February 14 - Student Presentation - Chris Herron
February 21 - BHS Coffee House - 6pm - Commons
February 25 - March 1 - Winter Break

From the Counseling Department:

Course Selection Is Ending Soon
The portal for course selection will be open on Tuesday, February 5th until Tuesday, February 12th for BHS students. Students/parents can go in multiple times to the portal to make adjustments to course selections from February 5th through February 12th. Teachers have made course recommendations that will show in the portal.

AP Exam Registration will be open until Wednesday, February 20th. In order to register students must do two things: fill out a google registration form and submit a check to the Counseling Office for the total cost of the exams they register for. Each exam costs $94. The google registration form for these exams can be found on the BHS Counseling page under "BHS Counseling Announcements".

From the Nursing Department:
When calling your child out sick on the attendance line, please include the following: symptoms of influenza-like illness, which is defined as a fever AND cough or sore throat. Fever is a temperature greater than or equal to 100 degree fahrenheit or fever-like symptoms such as chills. Please continue to include any diagnosis and reason for absence.


From the Library & Yearbook Advisor
  • Students can now checkout MAKE kits. Read and learn about a new skill and try it out!
  • The last date to purchase a senior parent send-off ad is February 16th
  • The last date to purchase a yearbook online will be April 16th
  • Stay up-to-date with everything for the BHS Yearbook HERE

Global Coordinator:
Hosting Taiwanese Student Exchange Spring 2019
We are looking for additional families to host a Taiwanese student May 11-May 22, 2019.  The students will attend school and excursions during the week and will spend time with your family after school and on the weekend. Please email the Global Coordinator, Laura Chenette at chenettel@sau25.net  to confirm your spot.  For more information please see our Taiwanese Exchange website.

Danish Exchange 2019-2020-sign up now
This exchange is for upperclassmen since the Danish students are older.  
Our Spanish Exchange will arrive in September 2019 and we will travel to Grenaa, Denmark during Intersession and April break 2020.  Please email the Global Coordinator, Laura Chenette at chenettel@sau25.net  to confirm your spot. For more information please see our  Danish Exchange website.

Spanish Exchange 2019-2020-sign up now
This exchange is for students of Spanish at any level.  
Our Spanish Exchange will arrive in September 2019 and we will travel to Valladolid, Spain during Intersession and April break 2020.  Please email the Global Coordinator, Laura Chenette at chenettel@sau25.net  to confirm your spot. For more information please see our Spanish Exchange website.

IB Coordinator:
Course selection for next year is under way and ends Feb. 12. Students wishing to set up a time to review their IB Diploma plans for next year should feel free to stop by Mr. Cannon’s office any time.

Important February Dates:
  • February 15: Math HL IA final draft DUE
  • February 15: World Religions SL IA final draft DUE
  • February 18: Latin SL IA final draft DUE
  • February 22: French SL+HL and Spanish HL+SL Written Assignment DUE
  • February 22: Biology HL IA final draft DUE

Links:


From the Deans:
Fine Arts: New class for 2019-2020, Music in Film.
STEM new classes for 2019-20: IB Design Technology (SL), AP Computer
Science A.
Humanities new class for 2019-20: Current Events
To our Music Students: Good Luck at Jazz All States   2/8/19

Food and Nutrition Department:
The breakfast program will be featuring a delicious and nutritious Strawberry Blast Smoothie. It’s loaded with strawberries, bananas and a boost of protein with vanilla Greek yogurt. Fill your body with essential nutrients like vitamin C, folate, potassium, vitamin D and fiber. These powerful vitamins and minerals boost the bodies immune system, promote healthy teeth and bones as well as improving digestion and maintaining a healthy weight. In addition to breakfast combo meals, the kitchen will be offering a homemade Maple Muffin topped with an Oat Streusel. This lovely, healthy treat will keep you feeling full and satisfied with lots of long lasting energy from whole grain complex carbohydrates. This muffin is also featuring Ben’s Sugar Shack local maple syrup as its highly nutritional sweetener. Start the school day off with a bang and don't miss out on these healthy, wholesome NEW breakfast items.
For lunch, the kitchen will be preparing Spicy Sicilian Sliders on Wednesday, February 13th. These delicious bite sized sandwiches contain oven roasted turkey, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni and are sprinkled with Italian flavored parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes. To go along with these tasty sliders is a fresh tossed mixed green salad and a homemade vinaigrette.         


Student Activities:
2/8 - Political Movie night in the Theater  7pm-9pm

Spirit Week  2/11-2/15- Dress up and get points for your class!
Monday- America Day
Tuesday- Tropical Tuesday
Wednesday - Decades Day
Thursday- Jersey Day
Friday- Class Colors

Semi Formal Dance   2/16 7-10pm in the Commons.

February 15th- For”WORD” Momentum’s Literacy Night in the BHS library. 6:00 to 7:00pm

GRADUATION: Caps & gowns:
If you are only interested in your cap & gown go to the following link:
To Order Your Cap and Gown Click Here   choose the $18.00 Cap & Gown unit.

If you are interested in purchasing other senior items with your cap & gown, go to the following link:
And follow these directions:
After you hit the “Graduation Tab”:
Scroll to bottom and hit “Browse all products and Cap and Gowns”
Scroll to bottom of next page to see “Cap and Gowns” and click
It will be right there under individual items. 

 
New this season - In an effort to promote best paperwork processes, including concussion testing requirements for tryouts  - Everyone who signs up on the preseason list prior to the deadline of February 22nd will receive an Email from Mr. Parker notifying each athlete that either an updated physical, ImPACT and/or C3 Logix test is needed.   All paperwork deadlines are before the Athletes and Coaches meeting, so everyone should be in good standing for the meeting. If you do not receive an Email by February 25th . . . Well, then “No news is Good news.”
*Tryout dates for all Spring sports is Monday, March 18

Learn more about your Bedford athletic trainer, Eric Gelinas and Safe Sports Network

Alternative Programming:
Community Education: Please join us for Memoir Writing starting March 4th through April 15th 2019! Contact Amy Woods at woodsa@sau25.net for more information!
MST: Applications for MST are due 3/25/19 to Ms. Woods in 229
RWL: Students can find RWL activities requiring volunteer sign-ups under the “Opportunities” tab when they log into their X2VOL accounts. Students may also continue to log hours on the X2VOL site.

From the SAU:


From the PTG:
THANK YOU FROM PTG:   Thanks to everyone that came out to enjoy stories read by our Principals and Assistant Principals at Principal Winter Reading Night and to those that stopped by Barnes and Noble last weekend to listen to story time with staff from our elementary schools, enjoy an amazing art show, and hear the sounds of singers, musicians, and performers from our schools.

COLOR  BLAST FUN RUN/WALK COMMUNITY EVENT:   Save the date…Sunday, June 2nd as PTG hosts another  Color Blast Fun Run/Walk . Registration opens March 15th. Stay tuned for more exciting details . . . . .  Local businesses…want to join PTG’s efforts in providing enriching educational opportunities, creating community events, and helping support the individual needs of our Bedford School District, while gaining positive exposure for your business? Consider becoming a Color Blast Fun Run sponsor visit  HERE for more details or contact bedfordcolorblast@gmail.com.

STAY CONNECTED TO PTG:   Please visit our  PTG WEBSITE  and follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) to see all the exciting things happening at our schools. Thank you for your support!


BeBOLD NEWS:
OUR NEXT SPEAKER SERIES EVENT:

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20th FROM 7-8PM AT THE BEDFORD LIBRARY
FOR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

Presenter:
Dr. Carolyn Morgan, Ph.D. & Co-Founder of “Growing Resilience “

Learn Practical Resilience Building Strategies & Teach Your Child How To “Bounce Back” From Life’s Challenges


Stay tuned for presentation details for our March Speaker Series Event on Monday, March 25th from 7-8pm at the Bedford Library

If you were unable to attend any of our previous Speaker Series Events, most of them are posted on our website. Check them out at BeBOLDbedford.org!



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