Announcements 10/7

Today is Monday, October 7th, and it’s a BLACK Day.

BHS GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Thank you to all who participated in writing down your sources of strength and entering into the raffle. Some healthy activities people do to relieve stress are: walk in the woods, read novels, listen to music, go for a run, and sit on the porch at camp. The drawing was moved to THURSDAY. On Wednesday you will have another chance to enter into the drawing. Stay Tuned and keep talking about the things that make you feel happy.

For those who would prefer a unisex bathroom, we have three in our school. The locations of the unisex bathrooms are in Mrs. Selberg’s room, Mr. Boynton’s room and in the Nurse’s office. 

Come down to the Makerspace Custom Lab this month to customize your kicks with some new laces that YOU make! The Library Makerspace is open during the second half of each block and after school.

Are you at least 17 years old? That means you can register to vote! If you are 18 you can participate in this year’s elections on November 5th, and those who are 17 can vote in the upcoming primaries for next year’s presidential election.There will be a voter registration drive happening during lunches in the cafeteria this Wednesday, October 9th. Make your voice heard! Help shape your future! VOTE!

Brunswick Volleyball is hosting a “Dig Green Night”, versus Cheverus on October 8 at 5:30pm in honor of Marcy Cox. The team will have a wall of hope and will be selling Volleyball cards for a dollar or a donation of your choice. If you’d like a card, please contact one of the Varsity girls. All proceeds will be going to the American Cancer Foundation and the Cholangiocarcinoma Cancer Foundation. Please wear green to show your support. There will be a 50/50 raffle as well as a raffle for items donated by local businesses! Let’s make it a full house Brunsiwck! See you there!

Senior Alternate Photos may be emailed directly to the yearbook staff at dragonspirityearbook@gmail.com. A confirmation email will be sent out. Students sending photos via ReplayIt may see their submission online and can also check on the  senior photo list posted in room 135. A reminder to students and advisors of BHS clubs, the yearbook staff needs photos that document your activities and a group photo with a roster.  Photos may be emailed right from your cell phone or computer to dragonsprityearbook@gmail.com or uploaded to replayit.com. The Password is DRAGONS.

There will be a travel information night on October 16th for anyone interested in learning more about the February, 2020 trip to Vietnam. Interested in History? Tour the famous Hanoi Hilton, have dinner with a war veteran, crawl through the Cu Chi Tunnels of the Vietnam War, and visit the War Remnants Museum. Interested in Culture? Learn about Buddhism at the mysterious Am Phu Cave, or try traditional fishing techniques as you paddle in an authentic bamboo-basket boat. Interested in Culinary Arts? Shop in a traditional food market, sample Hoi An Cuisine and take a Vietnamese cooking class! You can even earn Academic Credit while taking the trip of a lifetime! There will also be information about travel to Berlin, Prague, Krakow, and Budapest in April and for Discover Portugal next year. See Mr. Flanagan in Room 211 for more information.

Attention Seniors: Remember to turn in your Diploma/Cap & Gown Information sheet to Ms. Wight in the Counseling Office ASAP, we order these early in the year.  Payment is due by the end of February, however, the form must be in very SOON!  Forms were mailed home this summer and require a parents signature.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS IN FROM THE COACHES:

There will be an introductory meeting for the Brunswick Nordic Ski Team during FLEX today in Room 226 with Ms. Marion.  Both new and returning skiers interested in Nordic skiing this winter should come!

On Saturday, JV Field Hockey traveled to the UMO turf to take on Brewer. It was an evenly matched game where the ball stayed mostly between the two 25-yard lines. The turf was quick and neither team

seemed to be able to connect with the ball to score. The final score was 0-0. In goal Ahavah Burch had 1 save in the first half and Ellis Noetzel played the second half and had 2 saves. Brunswick had 5 shots on goal. Hailie Lord, Eve Driscoll, Kat Mears, Sadie Higgins, Elly Burnham and Delia Braillard played great all-around games for the Dragons. Brunswick hosts Morse today.

BHS/MTA Volleyball fell to top ranked Falmouth this weekend in straight sets. BHS/MTA Volleyball was led statistically by the three captains: BHS Sr. Sabrina Cooper with 3 kills, 1 block and 1 dig, BHS Sr. Lauren Whitlock with 4 aces and 8 digs, and BHS Sr. Kathleen Trapp with 3 aces, 3 kills and 2 digs. BHS/MTA will host Cheverus High School on Tuesday night as they honor community member Marcy Cox. 

Girls Varsity Soccer beat Mount Blue by a score of 3-0 this weekend. Goals were made by Isabella Banks who scored two, and Molly Taub with assists from Alex Bunker and Emma Banks. Aisley Snell had 5 saves for Brunswick

On Saturday the Cross Country team traveled to the Festival of Champions in Belfast.  This year’s race featured 85 teams from throughout New England and Canada.  The boys put together a great race as they took home the team title and awards for their outstanding  racing. In the boys second race, Will Shaughnessy surged  away from the top runners early in the race and  ran to the first place title. Will’s time was one of the fastest times ever at 15 minutes and 32 seconds for the 5k course as he defeated over 1000 other runners. Tyler Patterson ran a lifetime best of 16 minutes and 5 seconds for 7th, while Joey Valliere won an award for his 14th place finish. Early in the morning Eli Palmer ran in the freshman boys race where he sprinted to first place over 230 other freshman boys. Rounding out the scoring were Aiden Simmons, Dolan Pols and Miles Logan. In the girls meet, Brunswick moved from 33rd place last year to 19th overall this year. Micaela Ashby led the girls and was followed by Lily Hatrick, Hannah Wilcoff, Addy Dolley, Margarette Chingos, Zoe Wilson and Kaeden Green.  Addy Dolley medaled by finishing 4th in the girls race.  

The Boys Varsity Soccer Team improved their record to 9-1 with a hard fought 3-2 victory over Mt Blue Saturday night.  With only minutes to go in the match Lane Foushee had a cheeky bar down header to give the Dragons the win.  His goals were assisted by Alfonso Miguel, Liam Driscoll and Sebastian Miguel.

Please visit https://bhsdragons.com/main/calendar for updated schedules.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:

Do you like art? Do you want to create art without the pressure of assigned projects? Well then, you’re in luck! Artery will begin open studio time after school this Tuesday, from 2:15 to 3:15, and will continue to meet on Tuesday afternoons throughout the year. All levels of artists are invited to Room 114 for an afternoon of exploration, and artistic growth. Materials and instruction are available for all types of art, so come on down and get creative!

Volunteer opportunities! 

Mr. Wilson would like to thank the following Rock Stars that volunteered for the Interact Club’s recent trip to Preble Street – a special shout out to the dishwashers Sam and Henry for making it happen . Lauren Whitlock;  Makenna Monaghan; Julia Barron; Claire Launer; Ella Tycz; Lily Belanger; Delia Braillard; Gia Guernelli; Sam Wright; Ella Perham;  Olivia Marcotte; Emma Charboneau; Henry Burnham; and Pippi Simpson.

  • Pejepscot Historical Society is looking for 4 students who are interested in helping out before snow falls at the Chamberlain Museum to paint the backside of the cast iron fence out front.
  • The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is looking for volunteers for both long term and short term projects
  • BJHS is looking for a student who is handy with bikes to replace some bike pedals on the bike desks at the Junior High. They would need to bring their own tools.

For more information and to sign up see Mr. Wilson in Room 203

COLLEGE VISITS, SCHOLARSHIPS & OPPORTUNITIES BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL:

A representative from Chewonki will be visiting the counseling office on Friday, October 18th at 10:30 am to recruit for Maine Coast Semester to discuss two available Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholarships for super-star sophomores!  Sign up in the Counseling Office if you are interested.

Upcoming College Visits:

  • University of New Hampshire at Durham – Monday, October 7th at 12:30 P.M.
  • Thomas College – Tuesday, October 8th at 10:30 A.M.
  • Dean College – Thursday, October 10th at 9:15 A.M.

BHS has its own Twitter page! We’re looking to build up followers – stay in the loop by following @BHS_Dragons!

Submit your announcements to bhsannouncments@brunswick.k12.me.us

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