Today is Tuesday, January 17th, and it’s an ORANGE Midterm Exam Day.
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During Midterm exams this week, snacks and breakfast items will be available from 7:15 to 10:00 a.m. in the Cafeteria. Bag lunches will also be available.
Seniors who have not submitted their Height and Weight for Cap and Gown Measurements need to see Ms. Wight in the Counseling Office as soon as possible. Cap and Gown payments can also be given to Ms. Wight. The cost is $26, and checks should be made payable to Brunswick High School.
Reminder to all Ski Club members: Payment for the Sunday River trip on January 21st is due today, Tuesday, January 17th.
School Year Abroad will be visiting the counseling office on Monday, January 23rd at 9:00 a.m. Please sign up and get a pass if you would like to attend. SYA offers the chance to spend your junior or senior year in Italy, France, Spain or China. There’s no course, no book, no exam that can compare to adopting a country and its culture as your own. Students attend classes, live with a host family, engage in a global curriculum and travel extensively in each country.
The Cafeteria, Library and Learning Lab are all available as quiet study areas during Midterms this week.
Stressed about midterms? Come experience the benefits of calm, focused breathing to de-stress before exams. Mindful Meditation sessions using the popular meditation app Insight Timer will be offered each morning before exams from 7:40 to 7:50 in the Library classroom. All are welcome. Come try it!
There is a Unified Basketball seasons starts soon! See Coach Baribeau in Room 119 if you could not attend last week’s meeting.
The next meeting of the Action Team will be Monday, January 23rd at 2:10 in the Multipurpose Room.
Attention BHS Art students: Come back to the Junior High and help out at this year’s Family Art Night! The event will take place on Friday, February 3rd (snow date Friday, February 10th), and we will need volunteers to work from 4:45 to 7:30 p.m. We are hoping to get 10 to 12 volunteers who have strong artistic and organizational skills, as well as the ability and desire to work with young children in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Volunteers will work at a variety of arts and crafts activity stations that include face painting, thumbprint art, giant coloring pages, Valentine’s cards, and more (possibly balloon sculptures!). See Mr. Wilson to sign-up.
Midcoast Maine’s Got Talent is a lively community talent show organized by the Brunswick Rotary that will take place on March 31st in Crooker Theater. Students are needed to help serve as ushers, assist with lighting, and hand out programs. Students can also choose to be part of the show. See Mr. Wilson for more information and to sign up.
Attention BHS student filmmakers: Mr. Wilson has applications for the Portland Youth Film Festival’s Young Filmmakers Contest. Students from Maine may submit short films or documentaries, and selected films will be shown at USM on Red Carpet Night in March. The deadline to enter is February 24th. See Mr. Wilson for the application if you are interested.
Attention sophomores and juniors: Mr. Wilson has applications for the Maine Youth Wilderness Leadership Program that takes place in Baxter State Park in August. The deadline is February 8th. See Mr. Wilson for the application or with questions.
Mr. Wilson has scholarship applications for the Audubon Camp at Hog Island taking place June 18th to 23rd. The scholarship covers the full cost. February 10th is the deadline. See Mr. Wilson for details and the application.
The Maine Commission for Community Service is accepting nominations for the Governor’s award for service and volunteerism. This award recognizes every volunteer age 18 or younger who devoted 50 hours or more of documented service to the community between January and December 2016. Individuals added to the Young Maine Volunteer Roll of Honor receive three types of recognition: 1. A certificate honoring the hours of volunteer service during 2016; 2. The Young Maine Volunteer Service medallion; and 3. A ticket to a Red Claws game. If you feel you qualify, be sure to see Mr. Wilson who is currently creating a list of nominees based on his records.