Tuesday, November 25, 2014

student bulletin

Tuesday, November 25, 2014


No School Nov 25th - 28th Happy Thanksgiving

Congratulations to Shea Callahan for doing an outstanding job at the All New England Band Concert at Plymouth State University last night. Job well done.

College Acceptances:

Congratulations to Caitlyn Keville on her acceptance to the University of Maine and to Kylie O'Connell on her acceptance to the University of Southern Maine!


The Belmont-Gilford Ice Hockey Boosters Association invites you to "Open Ice" sessions at the Laconia Ice Arena.  Come and check out Skating and Hockey at our Open Ice Sessions.  The Open Ice sessions are open to ALL Belmont and Gilford Students to get a feel for the game of hockey.  See if the Game of Hockey is for You!  Hockey Skates, Stick, and Proper protective gear is required, (Helmet and Pads).


Open Ice Dates and Times are as follows:


Time:    2:45pm-3:45pm



     Today & Friday 11/28



These sessions are voluntary and are not mandatory,

please come to as many dates as you can.

Unified Basketball:

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.


Tilton Northfield Baseball:

Please see attachment for details.


Drivers Education:

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.

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 @ 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 12th. 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 Tuesday Dec 9th &  16th 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.



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.

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.  Lunch will be provided. 


Other exciting events to sign up for with Mrs. Burke include the following:

1.       12/4/14 – Power Hour Meet & Greet with a Video Game Developer

2.       12/19/14 – Power Hour Meet & Greet with a Radiologist (more info. to come)

3.       1/14/15 – Plumbing & HVAC Career Panel at the Huot Tech. Center

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:estart@ccsnh.edu / (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



Student Council:

Meeting today @ 2:25PM in Rm. 114



FBLA will be meeting briefly today @ the beginning of power hour in Mr. Malcolm's room (211).

Holiday party will be on Thursday, December 11th @ 2:45pm in Mr. Hill's room.


National Honor Society:

All students newly accepted into NHS will meet in guidance today @ 10:20. 



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. Please bring in your sold calendars as well as the money and give to Mr. Geoffrey

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