Announcements 12/14

 
Today is Thursday, December 14th, and it’s an ORANGE Day.
 
There will be a Senior Class Meeting today during FLEX in Crooker Theater. Seniors will go to Flex class first for attendance.
 
The Class of 2019 is having its Dunkin’ Donuts fundraiser this Friday morning before school and during snack break in the 1st & 2nd Floor Front Lobbies. Munchkins are 50¢, and donuts and hot chocolate are $2. Thank you for your support for the junior class!
 
Unified Basketball is recruiting players for this season! Sign up with Mrs. Brunette in Room 112 or with Mr. Hurley in Room 124 by Wednesday, December 20th. Interested students should pick up the athletic paperwork in the Main Office, in the Gym, or in Room 112. Unified Basketball is a varsity sport and is governed by the Maine Principal’s Association. An informational meeting will take place next Thursday, December 21st, during FLEX. The First Practice will take place on Wednesday, January 3rd. Boys and Girls JV Basketball players are eligible to play. Hope to see you there!
 
Attention all Speech and Debate team members who are attending the tournament at Maranacook on Saturday. The bus leaves bright and early at 7:30 a.m.
 
A reminder to all BHS Chorus students: the first mandatory dress rehearsal will be today, December 14th, in Crooker Theater. All students should be on the risers no later than 2:20!
 
If you missed the Outing Club meeting about Saturday’s trip to Salt Pump Climbing, and still want to go on the trip, please see Mr. McCullough or Mr. Stocker ASAP.  We still have some slots left for this trip, so if you are interested in a FREE indoor rock climbing trip please grab a permission slip from the board in the English wing or see Mr. McCullough or Mr. Stocker for more info.
 
Don’t miss Auditions for soloists for Brunswick City Limits being held tomorrow after school in Room 101. If you cannot make it this Friday, see Mr. Porter to make other arrangements. If you want to be in the on-stage chorus, see Mr. Porter for details. Show dates are April 6th and 7th, 2018. 
 
Today’s track practice will be for the full track team from 2:45-4:00. This is the last day to check your events for this Saturday’s track meet.
 
Both the Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams won their games against Mt. Ararat at home last night. Way to go Dragons!

 
In Girls Hockey last night, our Dragons fought hard against Biddeford/Thornton/Wells in a 4-2 defeat. Nadia Leiner stopped 26 shots while Beth Labbe had two goals. Playing great defense against the 3 schools include Shea Sullivan, Madeline Berry, and Colleen McKearney.
 
The Boys Hockey Team hit the ice last night at Watson Arena for their much anticipated home opener against the Cony Rams. The first period saw the boys go down 1-0 midway through the period. However, resiliency so far has been a hallmark of this team as they battled back and tied the score towards the end of the period on a timely goal by Michael Eno, assisted by Jacob Doring. The second period was back and forth action as neither team scored to leave the game knotted at 1-1. The third period has proven to be the Dragons period this year as they once again dominated the final frame. Jacob Doring opened up the onslaught with an unassisted goal. The Dragons then found themselves down a man for an extended period of time but once again the boys came through with shorthanded goals by Mr. Shorty himself, Jared Hummer, assisted by Doring, as well as a shorthanded goal by Jack St. Pierre assisted by Michael Deveaux. Our senior tendy, Riley Kirk, once again provided solid defense in stopping 16 of 17 shots faced. The boys look to keep it going tomorrow night at home vs. Mt. Ararat. at Watson arena 7 pm game time. Come out and show MTA how loud Brunswick can get! See you there!
 
There’s still time to enter the Library’s 3D Printing Competition in the Makerspace! Create your own original design or modify an existing design using the online program Tinkercad. There are three categories in the 3D printing competition: Functional, Creative, and Animal Mutation! Stop by the Library to find out more, and sign up! Winners of the 3D Printer competition will be announced on December 22nd, just before winter break, and prizes will be awarded! Come see what you can make! 
 
Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria BBQ driblet sandwiches on a whole wheat roll.
 
A representative from Chewonki will be in the Counseling Office on Tuesday, December 19th at 9 am to discuss Maine Coast Semester options with any interested students. Please sign up in the counseling office and get a pass. 
 
The Maine Youth Action Network is recruiting high school students to be part of its Youth Policy Board. This Youth Policy Board will bring together high school students from different towns to work on issues they feel are most important. They will research the issues, brainstorm solutions, and present their recommendations to local decision makers. This group is a great way to develop leadership and public speaking skills, as well as make new friends, and go on some fun outings! The group will meet one night a week, and one Saturday a month, from January through June (location TBD). Food will be provided, and transportation can be arranged. We will be hosting an Information Session on Wednesday, January 3rd, at 5:30 p.m. at 50 Lydia Lane, South Portland. See your counselor in the Counseling Office for more information. For more information about the Cumberland County Youth Policy Board, contact Chelsea Mancini at chelsea.mancini@opportunityalliance.org or call 207-553-5920. 

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