Today is Tuesday, January 2nd, and it’s a BLACK Day.
There will be a Junior Class Meeting in Crooker this Thursday, January 4th.
Seniors: Sell your popcorn! Our Coastal Maine popcorn fundraiser will be extended to January 11th. Remember to turn in your order form to your Flex teacher with your envelope and information. Be sure your name and Flex teacher’s room number is on it. The senior Flex group that sells the most wins!
Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is American Chop Suey, Glazed Carrots, and a Whole Grain Roll.
Announcements for Clubs and Activities:
Today’s Go Club meeting has been cancelled and rescheduled for Thursday of this week. The normal Tuesday schedule will resume next week. See you there!
It’s that time of year again! Auditions for the Spring Musical – Titanic – will take place next week after school in Crooker Theater. It is a huge ensemble show, with tons of roles and great opportunities for singers and dancers. Audition sign-ups and materials can be found after school tomorrow outside of the Music Room. Wondering what the show is like? Come to a screening of the musical TODAY after school in Crooker Theater. All interested students are encouraged to attend! There will also be workshops after school on Thursday and Friday for anyone interested in learning music for next week’s auditions. More information on this can be found tomorrow on the BHS Players Bulletin Board outside of the Music Room. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Albert or Mrs. Selberg. We hope to see you all at auditions! You won’t want to miss out on what is sure to be an exciting show!
The Speech and Debate team will be holding its first meeting of 2018 today after school in Room 212. We are now in the final stretch of a long, arduous, yet rewarding season. There are seven tournaments remaining, including regular tournaments at Thornton Academy, Lewiston and York, the state championships at Bangor High, and three national qualifier tournaments at Greely (for Congress), Poland (for NCFL) and Brunswick (for NSDA). Students who plan to compete at this Saturday’s tournament at Thornton Academy are highly advised to attend today’s meeting. Hope to see you there.
Interact will be meeting Wednesday after school to discuss Preble street, the Coat Drive, and the Book Drive.
There will be a Yearbook meeting today and Thursday after school in Room 135.
Seniors and parents of seniors: the Yearbook wants your flashback photos! Did you attend the 8th grade Freedom tour? Do you have photos from little league, BAYFL, BYSL, Brunswick Rec center programs, how about a first grade field trip? Submit your senior flashback group photos to the Yearbook at dragonspirityearbook@gmail.
Announcements in from the Coaches:
In girls hockey action during vacation, our dragons defeated Yarmouth by a score of 2-1, with freshman goalie Hanna Wentworth preserving our 3rd league victory. The freshman line of Emily Factor, Greta White, and Elena Palmer ignited the team with the tying and go ahead goals. Also, during the Fat Boy Drive-In tournament, the lady dragons had a 5-1 win over Gorham and suffered a tough double overtime loss to Winslow/Gardiner by a score of 7-6. Scorers include Lydia Ginty, Colleen McKearney, Beth Labbe, Harriet Peabody, Emma Paledzki, Greta White, Elena Palmer, and Emily Factor.
During vacation week the track team continued competing with many outstanding results. Placing first in their events and relays were: Jack Harvey, Hunter Parker, Will Shaughnessy, Tyler Patterson, Aiden Simmons, Sam Cenescar, Alan Poulin, Donald Bromiley, Daniel Lyons , Corbin Bouchard, Micaela Ashby and Elijah Gagnon. Today’s track practice will be from 3:00 to 4:30 for all running events. Jumpers will also be working on their events today.
The Dragon Swimmers swept the visiting Waterville-Winslow team in their most recent meet. The Dragon Ladies swam to a 104-65 victory, behind double winning performances from Ella Tycz and Alex Morse, with additional wins turned in by Laura Chavoustie, Fiona O’Carroll and Tessa Alexander. The Boys team won by a 91-59 margin and were led by 2 wins apiece from Nicco Bartone and Brian Hess, with additional first place finishes from Matt Yost and Jeremy Vuong. The Dragons travel to Bath tonight to take on the Morse Shipbuilders.
Community Service & Volunteer Opportunities:
A local family is looking for a student to spend time socializing an elder member at Thornton Oaks after school. See Mr. Wilson for details.
As the second semester comes to an end, it is important for students to submit their latest community service confirmation forms in order to have the most updated numbers on your report card. See Mr. Wilson for help or with any questions.
Mr. Wilson’s Service Learning class and Interact Club are collecting books for inmates at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset. Please donate slightly used books to Room 203 through midterm exams week.
Opportunities beyond High School:
A representative from the United States Navy will be in the Counseling Office on Thursday, January 4th at 9 a.m. Please sign up and get a pass if you are interested.
A representative from Bridgton Academy will be at BHS on Wednesday, January 3rd, at 1 p.m. to talk to any graduating seniors who may benefit from post-graduate experience. Please sign up in the Counseling Office to get a pass.