Announcements 2/11

Today is Tuesday, February 11th, and it’s an BLACK Day.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

BHS Graduate and current Senior Correspondent for the Washington Post Kevin Sullivan will be speaking at Bowdoin College today, February 11th at 4:30 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center. The talk, entitled “The View from Washington”, is Free and open to the public. Come learn about Kevin’s path from BHS to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist!

Brunswick High School is a stop on Maine Author Maria Padian‘s book tour for her newest novel How to Build a Heart, and the BHS Library is hosting a book launch party! The event takes place this Friday  during period 3/4 from 9:45 to 10:45. Maria Padian will talk about the writing process, read from her new book and answer student questions. How to Build a Heart features a teen girl who is hiding her background from others. Kirkus Reviews gave it a starred review calling it “an absolutely enthralling depiction of family and self-discovery.” Stop by the Library for a ticket to the Book Launch Party this Friday for your teacher to approve and sign!

The BHS Music Department needs your help to win the CLYNK challenge! Collect bottles/cans in a BHS music CLYNK bag and return to any Hannaford by March 20. We earn an extra 50% and hope to win the $1500 prize for top in the state this year, after placing 2nd last year. Get your BHS Music CLYNK Bags in the music room or at The Music Center. Thanks for your support!

Students: create an awareness poster for organ and tissue donation and enter the 5th annual Donate Life Maine High School Poster Contest!  Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Posters can be mailed to: Maine Transplant Program, 19 West Street, Portland, Maine 04102 and graphic design entries can be emailed to VolunteerServices@neds.org. All entries must be recieved my March 6th.

Attention Seniors and Parents & Guardians: If you haven’t paid the $35 Cap & Gown fee, it is due to Ms. Wight in the Counseling Office by the end of February – Please get it in early!

ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR CLUBS & ACTIVITIES:

There will be a brief meeting during Flex time on Thursday at 9:30-9:40 am in Mr. Hutchinson’s room (231) to finalize this year’s BHS Envirothon teams.  Current review materials will also be handed out to allow teams plenty of time to prepare for competition in the spring.  If any students cannot make the meeting please stop by and see Hutch any day this week!

There will be an important Science Bowl team meeting in Mr Goldstone’s room 115 Thursday during FLEX.  all members are expected to attend!

Is there someone you love? Or someone you’d like to show your appreciation for? During the week of Valentine’s Day, the Class of 2022 will be selling flowers and chocolate hearts in the Cafeteria during A and C lunches on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Carnations are $2 roses are $3, and chocolate hearts are $1. Deliveries will be made during Flex on the 13th!

ATTENTION SENIORS, Please submit your candid theme photos to the BHS yearbook! The current theme is SENIOR GRAD PLANS (COLLEGE SPIRIT, CAREER SPIRIT, MILITARY SPIRIT, ETC.) Photos are due by February 24th.

Students working on an Altered Couture project should continue planning designs during flex in Room 135 on Mondays and Thursdays.

Join the BHS Broadcasting Club! Come on down to the BHS Studio in the morning and join The First Five! There are many different positions and roles you can learn such as anchoring, directing, writing and content creation! 

Do you not have a computer at home but need to write a paper, complete an assignment, do research, fill out a job application, or apply to college? The BHS Library now has Chromebooks available for students to check out overnight. Don’t have WiFi at home?  No worries! The Library also has a portable hotspot to connect to the internet that you may check out with the Chromebook. Stop by the Library for more information or to pick up a Chromebook permission slip to have signed at home.

Attention students: do you belong to a club or organization that does some interesting things?  Grab your cell phone cameras and help provide photos of your club group for the bhs yearbook. Simply shoot photos and email them to dragonspirityearbook@gmail.com before February break.

The Class of 2023 continues to sell the Classic Brunswick Sweatshirt! These high quality collegiate style crew sweatshirts are available in 3 colors: black, charcoal, and light gray. We have sweatshirts in-stock in most colors and sizes. The sweatshirts cost $25 and make checks payable to “BHS Class of 2023″. Email Ms. Groves at BHS with your requests.Order forms are also available on the BHS website. Thank you for your support! 

The next Freshman Class meeting will be held Thursday, February 27th during Flex. 

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the next fundraiser (selling joggers) and class spirit. Please go to your Flex for attendance and sit with your Flex group in Crocker theater

Looking for Brunswick swag and want to help raise money for the BHS Athletic Department at the same time? Make sure you visit our BHS store at Squad Locker. Lots of cool gear from shirts to hats, to pullovers to shorts, PJ pants to backpacks, blankets and scarves and more!

“Big B” sweatshirts are being sold by the Class of 2021! They’re in stock and are available for $20 at lunches. They are also being sold during Flex in Ms. Campbell’s room, Room 218. Thank you for supporting the Class of 2021!

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS IN FROM THE COACHES:

Athletic Schedule for this week:

Monday 2/10- Unified basketball at Gray New Gloucester 4:00pm, bus at 2:30pm

Alpine ski at Shawnee Peak 5:15pm, dismissal 1:45pm

Tuesday 2/11- nothing at this time

Wednesday 2/12- nothing at this time

Thursday 2/13- Unified basketball at Freeport 3:30p, bus at 2:30pm

Alpine Ski State Championship at Shawnee Peak 9:00am

Friday 2/14- Alpine Ski State Championship at Shawnee Peak 9:00am

JV boys hockey v Mt. Ararat at Casco Bay Arena 8:05pm, bus at 6:30pm

Girls varsity basketball scrimmage v South Portland TBD

Saturday 2/15- Boys swim state championship at UMaine Orono 12:30pm, bus at 7:00am

Boys hockey v Cheverus (Bowdoin College) 8:15pm

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

VOLUNTEER AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Fielder’s Choice is hiring for it’s Brunswick location.  Anyone interested should apply on line at: www.fielderschoiceicecream.com/join-our-team

Sebasco Harbor Resort is now hiring for all positions for the busy summer season. Available positions: activities staff, camp merritt staff, pool attendants, golf course staff, restaurant & banquet staff, housekeeping, bowling attendants, waterfront staff and much more! Go to Sebasco.com/careers for more information!

Interested in coaching? Volunteer coaches are needed this spring at Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School for Girls on the Run, a 10-week, after-school program! Coach training is provided, and all lessons are scripted for you. Regardless of your running ability, you will serve as a role model and empower girls to activate their limitless potential. Make a difference…See Mr. Wilson for more information about this coaching opportunity!

TOWN OF BRUNSWICK MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS & DISCUSSIONS:

The Brunswick Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee has planned a busy February.  Community members are invited to consider attending the following:

Climate Change Panel Discussion  

Wednesday, 2/19/20, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Curtis Memorial Library Morrell Meeting Room 

Housing Panel Discussion  

Thursday, 2/20/20,  6:00 – 7:30 pm, Curtis Memorial Library Morrell Meeting Room  

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 bhsannouncements@brunswick.k12.me.us

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