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Announcements 4/16

Today is Thursday, April 16th and its an ORANGE Day.

Here are the results of yesterday’s all-day, State Math Meet, held at The Bangor Auditorium. Over 1000 high school students from 104 Maine High Schools completed for individual and team awards in 4 classes. The varsity team of Jacob Morin, Andrew Kew, Ben Flanagan, Emma Blair, Josh Clark, Molly Blaisdell, Shane Lyons, Sophie Blair, Shamus Flanagan and Zach Grant turned in very strong individual rounds to bring home the 6th place plaque for Brunswick HS in the Class A competition.

In the individual part of the competition, junior Shane Lyons scored 57 out of a possible 72 points to earn a 7th place individual award. Seniors Jacob Morin, Andrew Kew and Ben Flanagan each turned in excellent, day-long performances, as they finished their high school Math Team careers. Mr. Audette would like to thank each member of the Math Team for another great season of solving math problems. Congratulations Dragons!

Today is the LAST DAY TO REGISTER for Summer Academic Algebra II. See Ms. Groves in Room 103 to sign up.

There will be a recruiter from the U.S. Air Force visiting BHS today at 10:30 a.m. If you are interested in speaking with the recruiter, please stop by the Counseling Office to obtain a pass prior to the visit.

There will be a college representative from Central Maine Community College visiting BHS on Tuesday, April 28th at noon. If you are interested in speaking with the CMCC rep, please stop by the Counseling Office to obtain a pass prior to the visit.

Make-up time for students who have missed more than five days in a semester class or ten days in a full year class, will begin after vacation, on Saturday mornings from 8:00-12:00, and continue through May. It will be in room 214.

Women’s Fitness Studio & Spa in Brunswick is seeking a sophomore or junior high school girl for a part time (summer and school year) front desk position. This is a wonderful opportunity to work and learn in a strong and supportive women’s environment. Hours will include evenings and weekends. Applicant must be: Intelligent, personable, mature, health conscious, responsible with reliable transportation and have excellent computer skills. Please call 729-5544 or e-mail kathleen@wfs-spa.com to schedule an interview.

Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Homemade Mac & Cheese, Whole Wheat Dinner Roll & Roasted Vegetables with a Choice of Fruit, Vegetable or Side Salad.

Announcements for Clubs and Activities include the following: Continue reading

Announcements 4/15

Today is Wednesday, April 15th. Its a BLACK Day.

There will be a recruiter from the U.S. Air Force visiting BHS on Thursday, April 16th at 10:30 a.m. If you are interested in speaking with the recruiter, please stop by the Counseling Office to obtain a pass prior to the visit.

There will be a college representative from Central Maine Community College visiting BHS on Tuesday, April 28th at noon. If you are interested in speaking with the CMCC rep, please stop by the Counseling Office to obtain a pass prior to the visit.

Make-up time for students who have missed more than five days in a semester class or ten days in a full year class, will begin after vacation, on Saturday mornings from 8:00-12:00, and continue through May. It will be in room 214.

Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich, Crispy Oven Fries and Steamed Mixed Vegetables with a Choice of Fruit, Vegetable or Side Salad.

Announcements for Clubs and Activities include the following: Continue reading

Announcements 4/14

Today is Tuesday, April 14th and it’s an ORANGE DAY.

The following is important information for all juniors who are signed up to take the SAT tomorrow:

Plan to arrive at the high school between 7:30 and 7:40 a.m. Check in will take place in your assigned classroom. Check outside rooms 201-220 for your assigned room. Testing should begin at 7:50 and should end between 12:15 and 12:30. Students who are testing with extended time should expect to finish later than 1:00. You will follow the testing schedule rather than the bell schedule.

Leave all beepers, cell phones, and watches that beep or make noise at home. Your SAT Admission Ticket and Picture ID have been held for you and will be given to you when you report to your testing room the morning of April 15. You Do Not need to bring an additional Ticket or Picture ID.

Remember to bring the following:

*Two No. 2 pencils and a good eraser

*An acceptable calculator – A scientific calculator or graphing calculator is recommended.

*Snacks: Although for security reasons, neither food nor drinks can be opened or consumed in the testing area, you are encouraged to bring snacks in a book bag on test day; these can be consumed outside of the test area during breaks.

The cafeteria will remain open until 1:00 p.m. for all students taking the SAT. If you do not purchase lunch or have a meal plan, please make sure you bring a lunch that day. Following lunch you will report to your 7/8 class. If you have questions – Check with the Counseling Office.

Make-up time for students who have missed more than five days in a semester class or ten days in a full year class, will begin after vacation, on Saturday mornings from 8:00-12:00, and continue through May. It will be in room 214.

Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Chicken Enchiladas, Mexican Brown Rice and Steamed Mixed Vegetables with a Choice of Fruit, Vegetable or Side Salad.

Announcements for Clubs and Activities include the following: Continue reading

Graduation Beautification

senior flowers We are offering a very large hanging pot of beautiful flowers for the cost
of $20.00 each. The hanging pots are placed around Sid Watson Arena to
help spruce up the graduation ceremony. Each hanging plant will be
marked with your name and available for you to take home, at the end of graduation. What a great way to honor your graduate for all of their hard work, over the last four years. Click for order form!

SAT – Final Reminder for Wed. April 15

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SAT – Wednesday, April 15   –  Grade 11 Students
FINAL REMINDER

When do I arrive?

  • Plan to arrive at the high school between 7:30 and 7:40 a.m. Check in will take place in your assigned classroom. Check outside rooms 201-220 for your assigned room. Testing should begin at 7:50 and should end between 12:15 and 12:30. Students who are testing with extended time should expect to finish later than 1:00. You will follow the testing schedule rather than the bell schedule; p.m.Leave all beepers, cell phones, and watches that beep or make noise at home.

What about my Ticket and Picture ID?

******* Your SAT Admission Ticket and Picture ID have been held for you and will be given to you when you report to your testing room the morning of April 15. You Do Not need to bring an additional Ticket or Picture ID.

What should I bring?

  • Two No. 2 pencils and a good eraser — a pencil is required for the multiple choice questions and the essay.
  • An acceptable calculator – Every question on the math section of the SAT can be solved without a calculator; however, using a calculator on some questions may be helpful to students. A scientific calculator or graphing calculator is recommended.
  • Snacks: Although for security reasons, neither food nor drinks can be opened or consumed in the testing area, you are encouraged to bring snacks in a book bag on test day. These snacks are easily stowed under desks or chairs in the test room and can be consumed outside of the test room during breaks or away from the testing area (near the classroom door, but inside the classroom)
  • There will be a number of breaks during the testing time. You can eat or drink any snacks you have brought with you during these breaks.
  • The cafeteria will remain open until 1:00 p.m. for all students taking the SAT. If you do not purchase lunch or have a meal plan, please make sure you bring a lunch that day. Following lunch you will report to your 7/8 class.

Questions???

Check with the Counseling Office

Announcements 4/13

Today is Monday, April 13th and its a BLACK Day.

Congratulations to the following students for being Region Ten’s 2014-15 Inductees into the National Technical Honor Society:

Breana Doherty: Food Trades
Michael Finch: Firefighting I & II
Donald Fortin: Automotive Technology
Brianna Leonard: Early Childhood Education
Marian Newby: Food Trades
Christopher Staples: Automotive Technology
Spencer Wodach: Early Childhood Education

These students were chosen to be members of NTHS through:

*The recommendation of one or more staff/faculty members

*Active involvement in student government, CTSO, civic, or service organization(s)

*Overall GPA of 2.75 or better

*GPA for technical program 3.5 or higher

*Additional achievements that, when combined, speak to character

NTHS members are good, honest, responsible student-citizens who have made a personal commitment to excellence and who agree to uphold the NTHS Standards of Conduct. Chosen students will be honored at an induction ceremony on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Region Ten. Congratulations!

There will be a sophomore class meeting today at 8:50 in Crooker Theater.

The following is important information for all juniors who are signed up to take the SAT on Wednesday:

Plan to arrive at the high school between 7:30 and 7:40 a.m. Check in will take place in your assigned classroom. Check outside rooms 201-220 for your assigned room. Testing should begin at 7:50 and should end between 12:15 and 12:30. Students who are testing with extended time should expect to finish later than 1:00. You will follow the testing schedule rather than the bell schedule.

Leave all beepers, cell phones, and watches that beep or make noise at home. Your SAT Admission Ticket and Picture ID have been held for you and will be given to you when you report to your testing room the morning of April 15. You Do Not need to bring an additional Ticket or Picture ID.

Remember to bring the following:

*Two No. 2 pencils and a good eraser

*An acceptable calculator – A scientific calculator or graphing calculator is recommended.

*Snacks: Although for security reasons, neither food nor drinks can be opened or consumed in the testing area, you are encouraged to bring snacks in a book bag on test day; these can be consumed outside of the test area during breaks.

The cafeteria will remain open until 1:00 p.m. for all students taking the SAT. If you do not purchase lunch or have a meal plan, please make sure you bring a lunch that day. Following lunch you will report to your 7/8 class. If you have questions – Check with the Counseling Office

Katie Marshall from McNally Smith College of Music will be visiting BHS today at 10:30 a.m. Any Music students interested in speaking with Ms. Marshall should stop by the Counseling Office to obtain a pass prior to her visit.

Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Reuben Basket, Onion Rings and Roasted Squash with a Choice of Fruit, Vegetable or Side Salad.

Announcements for Clubs and Activities include the following: Continue reading

Summer School 2015 Course Description for Academic Algebra II

Prerequisite:  Academic Geometry
This course is designed for high school students who wish to advance in math and who have completed Academic Geometry with an 80% or better.  This will allow more students the opportunity to take Calculus their senior year.

The content of this course will mirror the Academic Algebra II currently offered during the traditional school year.  This course is a study of functions.  Emphasized are the four phases of studying a class of functions:  definition, graphs, properties and mathematical models.  Topics covered include:  linear, quadratic, exponential, logarithmic, rational algebraic, irrational algebraic, and higher-degree polynomials.  There will be a heavy emphasis on the use of graphing calculators.

This class will meet from 1- 4pm, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, for seven weeks (June 25 to August 7).
Cost:  $400 (minimum of 8 students to run the class).
Dates:  Deadline for registration is April 15th;
Payment due May 15th paid to BHS at the BHS main office.
Click for Full Details!

For more information, contact Paula Groves at pgroves@brunswick.k12.me.us

‘We fund ideas’ – The Brunswick Community Education Foundation

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The Brunswick Community Education Foundation has just received its first round of grant applications, and will soon be distributing money for education
programs in Brunswick schools.

The foundation is an independent organization dedicated to supporting all K-12 students in Brunswick public schools.

“BCEF’s mission is to provide an extra measure of support that can encourage creative spirit and bold experimentation in all of our schools,” according to
the foundation’s website. Click for full Times Record story!

BCEF Website – http://www.brunswickcef.org/

SAT-Smarter Balance 2015 Information

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Optional SAT:
Offered to all 11th grade students at no cost on Wednesday, April 15
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The SAT is no longer the test mandated by the State of Maine to assess student performance. The College Board, however, is offering the SAT to all interested juniors at no cost to them. The SAT will be administered on Wednesday, April 15 at the high School, and we encourage all 11th grade students to take advantage of this opportunity.   Students will be asked to indicate their interest in taking the SAT through their English classes and registration will take place later this winter at the high school. Details on the testing day will be forthcoming.

Other options? We have limited availability of a different assessment which is used by the Maine Community Colleges as well as a number of technical schools. This assessment, the Accuplacer will also be available on a first come, first serve basis, in place of the SAT. Again, information about this option will be provided to juniors in their English classes.

Other options? Students who do not choose to take either the SAT or the Accuplacer will attend classes as usual.

SAT2State Mandated Assessments for Juniors

 Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) for Science – May 4, 2015

Required for all students in grades 5 and 8, and for 3rd year high school. Maine’s assessment for science will be very similar to the science MEA that was administered in previous years. Paper-pencil assessment administered between May 4 and May 22, 2015. 

Brunswick High School will administer this assessment on May 4th Periods 1/2, 3/4
Makeup May 5, 6 (and beyond if needed)

MEA Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy (Smarter Balanced) and Alternate Assessment – May 19 English, May 20 Math, May 21 Makeup

Starting in the spring of 2015, Maine will use the Maine Educational Assessment (MEA) for Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy as its annual statewide assessment. Developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, this new computer adaptive assessment measures higher-order thinking in Maine’s recently updated math and English language arts/literacy learning standards, including both the content and the concept and skills embedded in them. In addition to being used by stakeholders to improve instructional practices, the results will be reported for State and federal accountability purposes.

Additional optional Assessments:
Advanced Placement take exams will take place between May 4 and May 15 for those students who have pre-registered.

Letter from Superintendent: Annual State Testing

Click for letter from Mr. Perzanoski concerning annual state testing!