Today is Wednesday, October 22nd and it’s a BLACK Day.
Hypnotist Paul Ramsey tours colleges and high schools around the country and his next stop is BHS! This year’s show will have new choices and different scenes. Remote controls allow the audience to vote on what happens on stage. You’ve never seen a stage hypnotism show like this! Don’t miss tomorrow night’s show at 7:00 p.m. at Crooker Theater. Tickets are going fast so see Coach Farrell and pay the advance price of only $10! Tickets are $12 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Lady Dragons Basketball program. Anyone wishing to be hypnotized should pick up a permission form from Coach Farrell.
Sophomores you have just 2 weeks left to make a pile of money for your class! You may turn in your Yankee Candle orders with the checks to Mrs. Libby in Room 125.
Brunswick High School community: Please see a sophomore with your order or go online to www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, Group number 990000204.
Besides candles and car air fresheners, the catalog includes:
-gourmet popcorn and
-discount magazine subscriptions
Remember 15% of our profits will go to graduation expenses!
Freeport High’s Annual Summer/Semester/Year/Gap Year Programs Informational Night is planned for Tuesday, November 18th in the Freeport Performing Arts Center at the high school. This is an opportunity for students and parents to meet directly with the representatives of special semester or summer programs. The evening is composed of two parts. Starting at 6:00 p.m. is the stage presentation where all organizations will give a brief overview of their programs, followed by a time for individual stations. This event is offered through the Freeport High School Guidance Department and is open to area high schools.
Parents, guardians, family and friends may support the BHS yearbook publication by honoring a senior and purchasing a Senior Recognition Ad. Senior Recognition Ads are due from parents, families and guardians by November 7th. See the Community Support page on the yearbook website for details. Senior Recognition Ad forms will also be mailed home.
Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Whole Wheat Turkey Club or Vegetable Lo Mein both with a choice of fruit, vegetable and side salad.
Today’s announcements for BHS Clubs and Activities include the following:
Speech meets today in Room 218.
The ARTery will be meeting this afternoon~ same time, same place. We hope to see you there!
The International Club meeting for this week has been canceled.
Swing Club meets Friday after school in Room 248. All are welcome! Check it out! Please see Mrs. Russell for more information.
This year’s first Movie of the Month takes place tomorrow after school in the Library. This month’s movie is the science fiction adventure Divergent! Sponsored by Book Club, all students (and factions!) are welcome!
The next meeting for the Action Team Captains is today, October 22nd, from 2:10-2:30 in the Multipurpose room. We will be planning our trip to Peaks Island for a fall clean up event on Tuesday, November 4th.
You may not know that Action Team Captains are part of a national organization…Who they are and what they do? Take a look! (PSA)
Any student who would like to volunteer for the Coffin School Harvest Festival should see Mrs. Driscoll to sign up. The event is Saturday, October 25th from 1:45 to 4:00 p.m. This is a great community service opportunity.
Big Brothers Big Sisters needs twelve BHS students for their school-based mentor program. Please see Mr. Wilson for an application to become a Big Brother or Big Sister to a student at Harriet Beecher Stowe. This is a once a week, yearlong commitment. The deadline for turning in applications is Halloween, October 31st.
Volunteers are needed to help serve and clean up at the Independence Association Dinner this Thursday, October 23rd, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Please see Mr. Wilson to sign up to volunteer.
Volunteers are needed at the Camp Sunshine Benefit at L.L. Bean this Saturday. October 25th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Volunteers are also needed to help from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with pumpkin carving and pumpkin lighting. There will be thousands of Jack-O-Lanterns! Come take part in this fun day! Volunteers can register at: http://www.campsunshinepumpkinfestivals.org/#!volunteer/clgw
Volunteer vampires, mad scientists, and ghouls are needed at “Fright Night” this Saturday, October 25th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please call Family Focus at the Brunswick Landing at 386-1662 ext. 125 if you are interested in volunteering at Fright Night!
Volunteers are needed at the Curtis Memorial Library’s Friends Fall Clean Up on Saturday, November 1st at 9 a.m. Come get your hands dirty and help us ready our outdoor gardens for winter! Volunteers will weed, rake and replant in our garden space. Lunch will be provided by the Curtis Friends! Click here to sign up: http://vols.pt/7Fak7p
Volunteers are needed with the Curtis Friends Children’s Book Sale. Help is needed with set-up on Friday, November 7th and at the Curtis Friends Children’s Book Sale on Saturday, November 8th. Please join the library staff, volunteers and members of the Curtis Friends to assist in setting up the annual Children’s Book sale and working at the sale! Click here to sign up: http://vols.pt/c7hB8Z
Volunteers are needed with an exciting TED Talk platform event happening November 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Frontier Café! There are two shifts available: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. This is the 2014 TEDxDirigo conference and the theme is: Whether one is a “maverick” or a “misfit” is a matter of perspective. Mavericks & Misfits will offer social, environmental and economic ideas from Mainers who are making an impact in the state and beyond.
Help is needed with various office tasks at the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber. They have two offices inside the Maine Technology Institute building. Please contact: Carolyn Farkas-Noe / Interim Executive Director / Phone: 207-725-8797.
Assistance is needed on the courts at Maine Pines Tennis on Mondays from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. with the “I run a red ball” (ages 5-7) tennis class that has about 12 kids in it. Volunteers are also needed with a Halloween Free Tennis Event for kids in the community ages 10 and under on Wednesday, October 29th from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Please contact Andrea Georgian / Head Tennis Pro Maine Pines Racquet and Fitness to volunteer.