Thursday, January 31, 2013

student bulletin


Thursday, January 31, 2013




No games scheduled


Concussion Testing:

Attention all Spring sport athletes… If you are planning on playing a spring sport and have NOT had previous concussion testing you will need to stop by and see Mr. Fournier in Rm 108 during or after school Mon-Fri to make an appt. Deadline to be tested is Feb. 8th.



Meeting today  @ 2:15PM in Rm 203.


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. Please note there is only one date this month to register and only (2) dates next month.


Girls Lacrosse:

There is open gym for all high school girls interested in playing lacrosse beginning Saturday, February 9th, in the Belmont High School gym from 4:30-6:30 PM. Sticks and goggles are available for use.


PTO News:

 BHS PTO meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6 pm in the Guidance office.  We welcome parents to attend anytime their schedule allows, with no commitment required.  Please come join us at the February meeting on Thursday, February 21st at 6 pm in the BHS Guidance office.  Attached to this bulletin are the January minutes.  If you have any questions or additional thoughts, please contact Donna Iacopucci at



SAU News:

Public hearings on the 2013-2014 proposed budget are scheduled for Tuesday, February 5th at Belmont Middle School and Wednesday, February 6th at Canterbury Elementary School.  The meetings will begin at 6 pm.


Congratulations to Kathleen Shea on her acceptance to NHTI.


Friday, February 1st is the last day to drop/add a class for semester 2. All changes must be made before you leave school on Friday.

Are you a high school student with demonstrated academic achievement, leadership skills and an interest in medicine? Perhaps you would be interested in attending the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine this summer. The forum allows high achieving high school students to experience hands on interactive curriculum that includes shadowing practicing physicians, going on clinical site visits to the nation's top medical centers, and interacting with faculty from world renowned medical institutions. Students who would  like more information on this summer opportunity should see Mrs. O'Connell in guidance no later than Thursday, February 7th.


Job Opportunity:

Clean Aire Technology Inc. in Belmont is looking for a full-time, year-round receptionist/typist starting in June 2013.  BHS seniors who are graduating this spring and looking for full-time employment, contact Virginia Clairmont, Clean Aire Techology Inc., PO Box 380, 185 Main St., Belmont, NH 03220 (Telephone 267-7092) to apply.


Job Shadow Opportunities:

1 day or 1/2 day job shadows are possible at the following sites.  Please see Mrs. O'Connell or Ms. Madsen for more information.  

1. Tradesman Builders Corporation--designer/Builders in Laconia

2. Laconia Refrigeration

3. Pembroke Animal Hospital with Dr. Peck

4. Ian Raymond, photographic artist

5. Healthy Eating/Active Living Program in Laconia

6. Grappone Auto Group in Bow

7. Franklin Savings Bank

8. Disabilities Rights Center in Concord

9. The Gallery Hair Salon in Concord

10. Blouin Steel Fabricators in Northfield

11. Cowan and Zellers Real Estate in Concord

12. Concord Hospital Microbiology Lab


Report Cards:

2nd Quarter report cards will be mailed today.


1. 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.

2.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:

Attention Band Students: The fourth payment for the Washington D.C is due no later than February 18. Unless previous arrangements have been made, please make sure that you are up to date with all payments by this time

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!



National English Honor Society:

There will be a brief meeting today in the library at the beginning of Blk. 3.


Prom Committee:

Meeting in room 209 after school tomorrow.

Math Team:

Math Team members planning to compete in next Wednesday's meet at Laconia need to sign up with Mrs. Delgado at break today.

 National Honor Society:

 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.


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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