Announcements 10/3

Today is Wednesday, October 3rd, and it’s a BLACK Day.
 
General Announcements:
 
A reminder to all 11th grade students: The PSAT will be given on Wednesday, October 10th, beginning Period 1/2 and ending at approximately 11:10. Make sure you come prepared with sharpened #2 pencils and an approved calculator. Cell phones are not allowed during testing. Students will report to testing rooms at 7:40. Late Arrival will not be in effect on October 10th for 11th grade students.  Juniors who attend a morning Region #10 program will be excused from attendance on Wednesday. Afternoon Region #10 students will have lunch after testing and late bus transportation is provided. 
PSAT testing will take place on the second floor of the high school and room lists are posted outside classroom doors. Juniors: You will test in the Social Studies and English wings. Check ahead of time to find the correct location. If you have questions, ask a teacher or check with the Counseling Office, the Main Office or the Library. To all other grades, classes will continue as usual. Students who attend classes in Rooms 201 to 222: Check outside the classroom doors or with your classroom teachers for room changes.​
 
MountainFilm of Telluride, Colorado, will be presenting a free film screening this Thursday, period 3/4, in Crooker Theater. This event is made possible by Frontier Cafe, which is a stop on MountainFilm’s worldwide tour. This presentation of inspiring short films is being promoted by BHS students participating in an Extended Learning Opportunity in Film and Media Studies. For more information about MountainFilm, visit https://www.mountainfilm.org. From their website: “Mountainfilm uses the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.”
A reminder to seniors: Start getting your alternate senior portraits turned in via email or to the Yearbook box in the Main Office. The file size  should be 1.2 megabytes, or 1200 x1800 pixels, and should be labeled with your last name then first name. Photos may be emailed to dragonspirityearbook@gmail.com.
 
School pictures have been rescheduled for Friday, October 12th, and Tuesday, October 16th. Pictures will be taken on the stage in Crooker Theater. Everyone should have their photo taken. ID cards will be issued from these pictures. Union School students or make-up students may drop in throughout the two days around scheduled English classes.
 
Please be aware that there is a nation-wide TEST of a new national “Integrated Public Alert and Warning System”. The test will take place at 2:18 this afternoon, Wednesday, October 3rd. The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System is a federal emergency alert system, managed by FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) and the FCC (the Federal Communications Commission). At 2:18 p.m. today (if your cell phone company is participating), you will hear an emergency alert tone, followed by a text message at 2:20 p.m. Please note that this is only a test.
 
Announcements for Clubs and Activities
Are you interested in Girls Who Code? Please stop by Mrs. Dolan’s room, Room 102, to pick up a pass to participate during Flex on Thursdays!
 
Freshmen class officers should plan to meet this Thursday at Flex.
 
Outing Club members: There is a meeting tomorrow during Flex in Mr. McCullough’s room to prep for the trip to Mount Megunticook in Camden on the 14th. The hike gives spectacular views of some of Maine’s best Fall foliage. Please see Mr. McCullough or Mr. Stocker for passes or questions. 
 
Yearbook will meet today after school in Room 135. New members are welcome, as well as those who would like to help with the senior section.
 
There will be a short Science Fair meeting this Thursday, October 4th, during FLEX in Mrs. Dumont’s room, Room 223. This is for anyone interested in participating or just wanting more information!  All are welcome to get involved – it does not require any experience, only an inquiring mind!
 
RunBrunswick is seeking Student Board Members! RunBrunswick is a community nonprofit raising money to help renovate the Track and Field facility at BHS. We are looking for interested Brunswick High School students to join a student subcommittee of our board of directors. Primary responsibilities will be contributing content to social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram & Twitter), contributing to monthly meetings of our board of directors, and bringing your creative energy and knowledge of BHS Track and Field to our fundraising effort. If you are interested, please email a paragraph expressing your interest and your ideas about how you can contribute to Barry Logan, RunBrunswick President, at runbrunswick@gmail.com by Thursday, October 4th. Students may check out http://www.runbrunswick.org​ for more information about the organization.
 
Attention students, staff and parents/guardians: Do you have photos of great activities at BHS that would be great to include in the Dragon Spirit Yearbook? If so, go to Replayit.com and find our school, use the password “dragons” and upload you photos into our Yearbook website!
 
The Dragon Boutique is now open! What’s the Dragon Boutique? It’s a free clothing exchange for all students and staff! Donate clothes you no longer want or feel free to stop by and take clothes you’d like! The Dragon Boutique is located in Mrs. Burnette’s room, Room 112, and is open before school, during Snack Break, and during lunches. Come check it out!
 
BHS Announcements may be emailed to djerome@brunswick.k12.me.us.​

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