Friday , November 21 , 2014
Alpine Ski Meeting:
We will be going to Gunstock for passes today @3:00PM
Is starting Dec 9th. There is a sign up sheet outside of the gym for anyone interested or you can see Mr. Briggs in Rm 103 for more details.
The next driver's ed. Class starts on January 6th and will run until Feb 19th. Please note you must be 16 by the end of the class. Parents meeting will be on Monday Jan. 5th. If you are interested in signing up please come to the main office for a form. The deposit of $150 is due when you sign up with the remaining $500 by the first day of the class
Student Google Accounts:
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY- Student Google Accounts have changed. Your old login will not email@example.com IS NOW fl01805@sau80org
with the first initial of your first name, the first initial of your last name, and your five digit student number, JUST LIKE YOUR LOGIN to the school computers. All e-mail sent to the old address will be forwarded to your new address, but you now need to use your school login name @sau80.org to get to your student Google account. Please see Mr. Fournier or Mr. Russell with any questions.
Meredith Village Savings Bank Art Grant Competition
Thank you to all who have voted and had your friends and family vote for Belmont High School. The Facebook contest has ramped up with Belmont and Gilford in neck to neck competition. If Belmont wins, we have an anonymous donor that will provide an additional $3,000. That would be fantastic! Please continue to help by mentioning it at holiday gatherings, standing in line on Black Friday, or any other opportunity you may have to gain a few more votes. Together we can put Belmont in the lead. You can share this link by email to all your friends. http://a.pgtb.me/2VXSB5
Help for the Holidays
The Loudon Food Pantry serves residents of Belmont and Canterbury. For more information please contact them at 724-9731 or visit their website at www.loudonfoodpantry.org .
The Belmont Police Department's "Santa's Little Helper's" Program is available to Belmont families in need of gifts of clothing and toys for children under age 16. Forms are available at the Belmont Police Department starting November 10th until December 1st. Proof of residency must be provided when you apply. If you have any questions please call Officer Joe Marcello at 267-8350.
Saint Vincent de Paul Children's Foundation in Laconia provides clothing, socks, underwear and personal hygiene items for infants through age 18. Applications are being taken and filled at SVDP on Tuesdays Dec 9 and 16 from 4:30-7 pm, and Saturdays Dec 6 and 13 from 10 am-2 pm. Please call 524-5470 for more information.
These wonderful organizations are always in need of donations so if you are looking for a way to give back to the community and help make a child's Holiday a little merrier, please consider donating.
Today @ 2:00PM in library.
National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine:
Students in grades 9-12 who are interested in receiving more information about the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine should see Mrs. O'Connell in the guidance office no later than December 3rd. This forum on medicine is designed for the most highly motivated high school students who possess the academic promise and dedication to become the next generation of leaders in medicine.
Today is the late date to register for the Dec SAT's.
School-to-Career with Ms. Burke
Don't miss out on this opportunity if you are interested in a career in Video Game Development….
During POWER HOUR on December 4th, Meet & Greet with Neal Laurenza, Video Game Developer & Co-Founder of Skymap Games located in Nashua, NH! This will take place in the BHS Guidance Conference Room! Sign up with Mrs. Burke in Guidance to reserve your spot.
Other exciting events to sign up for with Mrs. Burke include the following:
1. 12/3/14 – Plumbing & HVAC Career Panel at the Huot Tech. Center
2. 12/4/14 – Power Hour Meet & Greet with a Video Game Developer
3. 12/19/14 – Power Hour Meet & Greet with a Radiologist (more info. to come)
ESTART: is a dual credit program that affords NH high school students the opportunity to take 100% online college courses through the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH), while earning both high school AND college credit simultaneously.
· Earn high school AND college credit for the same online college course
· Access your class anytime/anywhere to fit your busy schedule
· Learn from highly qualified CCSNH faculty
· Gain valuable experience with college coursework
· Transfer credits to many colleges and universities
· Save money - tuition is only $150 plus the cost of textbooks
eStart is a partnership between the Community College System of NH(CCSNH) and the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS). For more information contact: EdSymes, eStart Program Coordinator:firstname.lastname@example.org / (603) 717-5965
The eStart program in an effort to assist students who would not be able to take a course through the eStart Program without financial assistance is now able to offer partial scholarships for eligible students, http://www.ccsnh.edu/estart/scholarshipfinancial-aid
New for the Spring 2015 semester, students are able to take Biology I free of charge
The NHHEAF Network Organizations:
Will be hosting a FREE Financial Aid Night webinar on Monday, 11/24/14 from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Participants can register for the webinar by visiting here -https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/100000000064264862.
Meets today @ 2:30PM in Rm 209.
Thanksgiving Food Drive ends today.The 5th block class that brings the most cans will win breakfast from Dunkin Donuts.
National Honor Society:
There will be a National Honor Society meeting in guidance on Monday @ 10:20AM.
Class of 2017 Fundraiser:
Calendar Raffle Tickets for the month of December are available from the Class of 2017. Sophomores who would like to sell tickets to raise money for their future activities can see Mr. Geoffrey to get tickets. All Tickets and Money need to be returned to Mr. Geoffrey by Monday December 1st. Tickets are $5 each and are good for the 31 days of drawings in December.
Fall Drama Production:
What could be more exciting than a family reunion at a bed and breakfast in the tropics? Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it! Join us for the BHS Drama production of "A Family Reunion to Die For", a fun-filled family reunion, full of laughs and ……….a mysterious MURDER (or two, or three). Performances are tonight and tomorrow night from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Belmont Middle School Gymnasium. Admission is $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and senior citizens. Children under 6 are free. Refreshments will be sold.
National French Honor Society:
Induction Ceremony will be at 6:00 PM on Monday, November 24 in the BHS library. Everyone is welcome to attend!