Announcements 10/9

Today is Wednesday, October 9th, and it’s a BLACK Day.

BHS GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Open House is this Thursday, October 10, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The evening begins in the cafeteria with a short welcome and explanation of our schedule from members of the BHS Administration.  Parents and guardians will then move on to follow their student’s daily schedule.  The goal of the evening is for teachers to share information regarding obligations and expectations in your child’s classes.

Picture retakes will take place on the stage in Crooker Theater on Monday, October 21 from 7:45-2:00pm.  There is no formal schedule for these retakes. Students and staff can go any time they are free during that time frame.

Mr. Goldstone’s 7/8 Orange Honors Algebra 1 Class, please check your email or speak with Mr. Goldstone today for important information.

A reminder to all 11th grade students – The PSAT will be given on Wednesday, October 16 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 10 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 lists are posted outside the 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 continue as usual. Students who attend classes in rooms 201-224, check with your classroom teachers for room changes or look for “Room Changes” posted on the 2nd floor.

There is a Freshman Class Meeting during FLEX on Thursday October 17th. Please remember to report to FLEX for attendance. We will be discussing fundraising as well as social media and there will also be a guest speaker.

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.

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!

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:

BHS/MTA Volleyball lost to Cheverus High School at home Tuesday night, with a final score of 1-3. BHS/MTA was led by BHS Sr. Kathleen Trapp with 7 kills and 6 digs, MTA Sr. Kassidy Dixon with 5 kills and 6 digs, BHS Sr. Sabrina Cooper with 5 kills and MTA Jr. Naomi Martin with 8 aces and 21 assists. BHS/MTA will play South Portland High School at home on Friday night.

Girls Varsity Soccer won its game against Edward Little with a score of 4-0. Goals were made by Kynli Van Leer, Molly Taub and Isabella Banks with 2, and with assists from Taub and Emma Banks. Aisley Snell had 3 saves and Ophelia Ladner had 1 save for the dragons.

The Boys Varsity Soccer Team improved to 10-1 with another impressive win yesterday at Edward Little.  With a few injuries slowing the team down the bench stepped up and provided the spark needed.  Lane Foushee got the dragons on the board first off a beautiful cross from Man of The Match Sam Foye.  The same two connected again in the second half to put the visitors up 2-1.  Josh Musica put the game away when he ran through the Red Eddies defense as if they were merely ghosts and tucked it in the near post.  Matty LaForge and Connor Ney came up huge defensively to not allow Edward Little a single shot on goal in the second half.

Boys JV Soccer beat Edward Little by a score of 2-0 last night. Scoring for Brunswick in the first half was Gus Silverman with an assist by Grey Perham. In the second half Cal Wiley had a nice header into Edward Little’s goal off a direct kick from Grey Perham. Playing in goal for Brunswick was a combined effort of AJ Wolverton, Kyle Delong and Brady LaForge. The JV record is now 10 and 1. Their next game will be Friday when they travel to play Cony at 5:00.

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES:

Volunteer opportunities! 

  • 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:

  • 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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