Thursday, January 24, 2013

student bulletin


Thursday , January 24,  2013






Alpine Ski Meet @ Gunstock 1:30PM 


 Friends of Belmont Cooperative Football:

Informational meeting  on January 30th at 6:30PM at Belmont Corner Meeting house- 16 Sargent St. in Belmont. Interested students and parents/guardians are strongly encouraged to attend.


Girls Softball:

Open Gym for Softball @ BHS Sundays 6:00-8:00PM. All High School Girls


Lakes Region Softball:

Its time to register for LR Girls Softball..Girls must be Belmont or Canterbury residents between the ages of 6 and 18 (as of Dec 1, 2012). If you would like to receive more info please go to the main office to pick up registration info.


PTO News:

 The BHS PTO is well on its way!   Thank you to all for the great support! The BHS PTO is looking for volunteers to help us with a project we are calling "Friends of BHS".  We are looking to use this as a fundraiser for our newly formed PTO.  Individuals and businesses will be able to become sponsors of BHS.  Our first big endeavor is to obtain funding for PTO insurance and to become a non-profit organization.  After those goals have been reached, funds will be used to help support programs and activities at BHS.  Please contact Donna Iacopucci for more information.

 *  The BHS PTO is also looking for a few volunteers to help us create the bylaws for our organization.  Please contact Colleen Akerman at for more information.


Seniors, new scholarships are arriving daily! Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation applications have arrived. PLEASE remember to check the website under "college bound" regularly for new opportunities.

Semester 2 schedule changes for all students  need to be done by TODAY. Students should be checking their semester 2 schedules( given out 2 weeks ago) for conflicts, missing classes, etc and make an appointment in guidance to resolve any schedule issues before leaving today  for the long weekend. Monday 1/28 will start  semester 2 and all period 1 teachers will have copies of their student schedules for distribution.



 Would you like to win $1000?? Would you like to be a featured speaker and deliver the keynote address at Destination College??

This CONTEST is for you!   All high school seniors who are college bound can apply. As a high school senior, you are currently experiencing the college planning and application process. The keynote address should be about this experience. Share your strategies, what worked and what you might have done differently. Is there anything you didn't expect? What did you learn that a high school junior should know? Remember that your insight will help the junior class prepare for what's down the road. Your speech may be funny, interesting or informative...hopefully a little bit of all three. Please refrain from a step-by-step to-do list. Your goal is to capture the attention and interest of your listeners with stories and energy.  All entries will be judged on content, relevance to target audience, originality, creativity and artistic and technical proficiency. Submit your speech at Deadline is Friday, February 8th, 2013. Finalists will be notified in February and the winner will present the speech at Destination College on Saturday, March 16th at Plymouth State University and will also win $1000 scholarship.


The Winnipesaukee Playhouse is offering Summer Teen Interships. The Winnipesaukee Playhouse is a  nonprofit organization offering teen academic experiences in acting/performing, technical/production and education. Student must be in grades 9-12(graduating seniors are welcome to apply) with previous experience or involvement in theatre arts. The internship will involve a two-week commitment, Monday through Friday from 9-4. Must have reliable transportation. There is a $100 internship fee, but scholarships are available. Applications are available online at or you may download a hard copy and mail it to Kate Boucher at PO Box 5201, Laconia, NH 03247. Application deadline is March 15th. Please contact with questions or concerns.



Music Dept:

On Friday, February 8, The Belmont High School Band will be hosting their annual 'Cabaret' event in the high school cafeteria at 7:00.  This years theme is "A trip to Hollywood" and members of the band will be performing music, dance, skits and more, based on a popular movie.

   In addition to fabulous entertainment, food will be provided, as well as the chance to walk away with a boat load of goodies through participation in several raffles that will be held during the event.  Tickets are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and senior citizens.  These are purchasable through any high school band member, the high school main office, or at the door.  

This event is a chance for the band members to raise money for their competition trip to Washington D.C in the Spring, and it is also a great opportunity for you to relax for an evening and see what students are up to.  Please join us for this wonderfully informal, fun and exciting night out!


Poetry Club:

There will be a meeting on Monday after school in Rm 212.

National Honor Society:

Over the next few weeks, NHS will be collecting pennies and any other coins to help patients with Leukemia & Lymphoma.  Pennies for Patients funds research for cures for these blood cancers.  Please help fund cutting edge treatments for these patients. You can find collection boxes in the main, guidance and nurses office.


 Reminder that your SLC ($35) and Pink in the Rink ($0) permission forms are due to Mr. Hill today because he needs to register everyone! 


Can tabs - FBLA will be collecting can tabs throughout the year for David's House.  Students are asking families to set up a collection bag or box at home and periodically bring them in.  The can tabs will be delivered to David's House at the end of March.  Thank you for supporting this great cause!

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