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Announcements 10/24

Today is Friday, October 24th and it’s a BLACK Day.

Looking for something to do with your Saturday night? Come to the Music Department’s Night of Swing and Jazz! The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a Silent Auction and complimentary dessert buffet in the Cafeteria. There are over 60 items in the auction, and there will be plenty of free food and even some prizes to be won! The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will feature the BHS Jazz Bands as well as the Opus One Big Band. Tickets are $5.00 for students and $10.00 for adults. We hope to see you all there!

Want to win an iPad?! Today’s your last chance to buy tickets for the Music Department’s iPad Raffle! Tickets are one for $5.00 or five for $20.00. Stop by the Music Room and buy one today!

Attention Chamber Choir and Treble Choir: The female a cappella group will rehearse today after school in the Music Room. Please see Ms. Smith if you will not be able to attend.

A reminder to students who are staying after school: The Brunswick Explorer Bus does not automatically come to the school. If you need to ride it at 3:00 or 4:00 o’clock, you must let someone in the Main Office know by 1:00 o’clock. Otherwise, it will not come by.

Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Rueben Basket or Rotini with Dill or Marinara Sauce both with a choice of fruit, vegetable and side salad.

The BHS Cafeteria is sponsoring a Pumpkin Carving Contest next week! Carve a pumpkin as an individual, team, club or group of friends and bring it to the Cafeteria October 27th through October 31st! There will be voting and prizes!   The pumpkins will be lit up with lights during lunches on Halloween!

Brunswick High School community: Please consider ordering from Yankee Candle in our annual fundraising effort! Please See a sophomore with your order or go online to www.yankeecandlefundraising.com, Group number 990000204. Remember 15% of our profits will go to graduation expenses! Continue reading

Announcements 10/23

Today is Thursday, October 23rd and it’s an ORANGE Day.

Attention faculty, staff and students for these general announcements:

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 TONIGHT’s SHOW at 7:00 p.m. in 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.

A representative from Bennington College will be visiting BHS today at 10:30. If interested, please pick up a pass in the Counseling Office prior to the visit.

Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Chicken Quesadilla or Homemade Mac & Cheese both with a choice of fruit, vegetable and side salad.

The BHS Cafeteria is sponsoring a Pumpkin Carving Contest next week! Carve a pumpkin as an individual, team, club or group of friends and bring it to the Cafeteria October 27th through October 31st! There will be voting and prizes!  The pumpkins will be lit up with lights during lunches on Halloween!

Brunswick High School community: Please consider ordering from Yankee Candle in our annual fundraising effort! 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:
-wrapping paper
-gourmet popcorn and
-discount magazine subscriptions
Remember 15% of our profits will go to graduation expenses! Continue reading

Parent Forum: Monday, October 27th at 6:00pm

Just a reminder that we are holding a parent forum on Monday, October 27th at 6:00pm in the BHS library. This will be an opportunity for parents and guardians to meet with the Principal and Assistant Principal and discuss topics of interest pertaining to their children and the school.
If you are planning to attend please be sure to RSVP by clicking on the following link:
Click Here for RSVP!

Announcements 10/22

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:
-wrapping paper
-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.

Todays 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.

 

 

Influenza Information

Information concerning Influenza from Paul Austin, Director of Student Services for the Brunswick School Department. Click for Influenza Memo!

Announcements 10/20

Today is Monday, October 20th and its a BLACK Day.

The BHS Speech and Debate teams had an amazing meet on Saturday and the results are as follows:

Speech:
In Prose reading: Corrinne Latti placed third
In Novice Prose: Dante Baskett placed third and Emma Hughes received an honorable mention
In Novice Poetry: Emma Hughes placed third
In Original Oratory: Garrett LeRoy placed second
In Original Works: Corrinne Latti placed third

Debate:
The Brunswick Team won an overall 2nd place
Anna Callahan and Rowan Horton 1st place, Public Forum
Emma Katz and Mae Wilson placed 6th in Public Forum.

Six BHS musicians have been accepted into the All New England Band Festival being held at Plymouth State University in Plymouth NH on November 23rd and 24th. There were over 400 nominations from throughout New England and it is an honor to announce these six BHS students will be joining students from across New England and playing under the baton of world renowned conductors and educators:
Suzy Anderson – Clarinet
Sam “Section Leader” Nichols – Trombone
Erik Huntington – Trombone
Anna Webster – Tuba
Evan Murray – Tuba
Josh “Spaghetti” Factor – Percussion

The following colleges will be visiting BHS this week:
Today, October 20th:
Lafayette College – 8:00 a.m.
Colby College – 8:30 a.m.
Castleton College – 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 21st:
University of Maine at Orono – 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, October 23rd:
Bennington College – 10:30 a.m.
Please pick up a pass from the Counseling Office prior to any visit.

Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Steak and Cheese Sub on a Whole Wheat Roll or Pasta with Alfredo Sauce both with a choice of fruit, vegetable and side salad. Continue reading

Grade 5 Transition Planning Information for Parents

Letter to Parents and Caregivers of 5th Grade Students!

Brunswick Big “B” Sweatshirts


Brunswick Big “B” Crewneck Sweatshirts are on sale for $25 with an additional $10 for your name and a number on the back. Pick up an order form in the Main Office or outside Mr.Wilson’s room, Room 203. Order yours today to show your Dragon pride! Return your order form to Mr. Hart’s room, Room 216.  Click for Order Form!