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Spring Break April 21 through April 25. Classes will resume on April 28. It will be Day 2 in the rotation.

Announcements 4/17

Early Release Day – Students Dismiss at 12:15.  No School Tomorrow – Parent/Teacher Conferences.  No School Next Week – Spring Break!

What do North Face, Levi Jeans, Abercrombie & Fitch, L.L. Bean, iPod, and 20 lunchboxes have in common? They are all represented in our lost and found!!  Don’t forget to check the Lost and Found!! All items will be DONATED NEXT WEEK during April vacation week. LAST CHANCE to come and check out our area for items that belong to you.

Congratulations to 6th grader Brycen Cardali who represented BJHS at the State Special Olympics swimming events last week.  Brycen placed 3rd in the 50 meter freestyle and 2nd in the 25 meter freestyle events

The Wellness and Go Green Teams will meet after vacation on Tuesday, April 29th at 2:40 in Room 108. Mark your calendar!  We will meet regularly now through the end of the school year. If you have been part of the Go Green Team in the past, please join us to plan out our spring planting and summer garden care.  We need your enthusiasm and willingness to help. Remember 8th graders, summer volunteer hours can count towards your community service hours needed for high school graduation! See everyone after school on April 29th!

Today’s Sports:

Please listen for afternoon announcements and check the website in the event of any changes due to the weather.

Baseball – None

Softball – None

Boys 7th LAX “White” Team – None

Boys 7th LAX “Red” Team – None

Boys 8th LAX Team – None

Girls 7/8th “Red” LAX Team – None

Girls 7th “White” LAX Team12:15-2:00

Track None (There will be two track practices during vacation week open for all events. Practices will be at the high school track on Monday and Wednesday from 11:00 to 12:00. There will be two sessions of Gymcraftics and Pole Vaulting at Monday’s practice, check your email for more information.)

Sports Schedules: Week of April 14-18

Reminder: Thursday (early release) and Friday (no school).

Baseball: Monday 4:30-6, Tuesday 6:30-7:45, (no Wed-Fri)

Softball : Tuesday 2:45-4, Wednesday 3-4:30 @ coastal (no Mon, Thur, Fri)

Boys 7th LAX:  Tuesday 5-6:30 (both teams) and Wednesday 2:45-4 (both teams) (No Monday, Thur, Fri)

Boys 8th LAX: Monday and Wednesday  6:30-7:45 (no Tue, Thur, Fri)

Girls Lax – both teams together:  Monday 2:45-4, Wednesday 4-5:30, 7th grade girls only Thursday 12:15-2.

Track: Monday runners and race walkers 2:40-4, Tuesday Full Team at BHS 4-5:15, Wednesday throwers 2:40-4

Brunswick Schools Oral Health Access Program

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A Message from Principal Wallace

We need to a better job being responsible with our cell phones.  As a reminder, your cell phones are to be put away before you go to advisor in the morning, and this needs to be part of the regular morning routine.  Let’s review:

1.  When you are dismissed to your locker in the morning before advisor class, shut your phone off and put it away.  It should not be on your person and is not needed during the day.

2.  If you need to make a call, please check with your teachers.  When the time is appropriate, they will allow you to make calls.

3.  If your parents need to get in touch with you, they can call the school and we will get messages to you.

4.  If a teacher sees you with a phone during the day, you will need to give it to them.  It will be brought to the office and you can pick it up after school.

5.  If you are found with your phone during the day a second time, your phone will be brought to the office and your parent/guardian must come to pick it up.

6.  Once Period 8 ends, you may get your phone, but should only use it for emergencies.

Thanks for doing your part by remembering to shut off your phones and putting them away during the school day.

2014-15 Kindergarten Information Night / Kindergarten Screening

Incoming Kindergarten Parent Information Night will be held on Tuesday, May 13 @ 6:30 PM in the Coffin Elementary School gymnasium.  In addition to learning more about Kindergarten at Coffin School, this will be a chance to meet Kindergarten teachers and other staff, to ask questions and to connect with other Kindergarten families.
This meeting is for parents only, however, free child care will be provided for children ages 4 and above.

2014-15 Kindergarten Screening will take place the week of May 19 at the Curtis Memorial Library.  If your child will turn 5 on or before October 15, 2014 please call 319-1900 after April 1st for registration.

Letter from Superintendent

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Letter from the Superintendent

In July 2010, The Maine State Board of Education adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) which are a national set of learning expectations for college and career success that were developed by teachers, parents,  school administrators and education experts.  Maine is one of forty-six states that have adopted these.  These adopted standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn K-12 in math and language arts.
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Common Core State StandardsAN INTRODUCTION FOR FAMILIES 

Brunswick Master plan for Coffin & BJHS Age & Capacity Summary

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