Thursday, December 18, 2014

Student Bulletin

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014


College Acceptance:

Congratulations to Paige Norkiewicz on her acceptance to St. Michael's College!



Lost and Found will be in the cafeteria until Friday Dec. 19th.


Destination Imagination:

Any students interested in joining Destination Imagination please come to the conference room Friday Dec 19th during power hour. Destination Imagination Coordinator, Emily Peters will be here to answer any questions.



Indoor Track meet on Saturday Dec. 20th 


Sports Physicals:

A reminder that the Shaker Regional School District policy regarding sports physicals has been updated and now requires a yearly sports physical for student athletes, If you have not done so already, please send a copy of your child's most recent physical to Mrs. Rubbe. Your child's doctor's office may also fax it directly to me at 267-5962.  


Boys Lacrosse:

Go-Pro Camera Raffle sponsored by the Belmont Boys Lacrosse Team.  Raffle winner will receive a Go-Pro Hero 3 White Edition and a 16 GB memory card. Retail Value $225. Tickets are $2 each or $5 for 3.  Drawing will be on December 19th, just in time for Christmas!  See a team member for tickets or email Susan Spooner-Bishop for any questions.

Student Council:

T'is the season for giving! Student Council is running a toy drive for the Belmont Police Department this week. Please bring money and new toys into your 5th block class. Donations will be collected at the end of the day on Friday the 19th.


Help us name our school store! Be creative! The winner will win a $10.00 gift certificate to True Confections and Gifts in the Steeplegate Mall. Fill out an entry form at the school store during Power Hour! Prize will be awarded Monday, December 22nd to the lucky winner!


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

The Facebook contest is still in full swing and our #1 competitor continues to be Gilford.  Thank you to all who have voted. If Belmont wins, we have an anonymous donor that will provide an additional $3,000. Please continue to help by mentioning it at holiday gatherings, or any other opportunity you may have to gain a few more votes. You can share this link by email to all your friends.


December 18th meeting has been cancelled.  The January meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 21st at 6 pm.  The January Agenda and details will be posted after the holidays. Thank you and Happy Holidays to everyone!"

We would like to ask you to help us by "upcycling" your used holiday cards.  We will be making homemade gift tags to use at the Holiday Fair in our Santa's Secret Shop. Please drop off your used holiday cards in the main office marked for BHS PTO and we will craft them into some great unique homemade gift tags for the kids! Cards may be sent to school before or after the holiday vacation.  Thank you and have a great holiday!


Adam Horan, a former BHS graduate will be in the guidance office on Thursday 12/18 during power hour to meet with students interested in learning more about St. Thomas University. See Mrs. O'Connell in guidance to sign up. 


Parents and students interested in learning more about the The Clarkson School Early College Program should go to the guidance website at

to find out more information about this exciting opportunity for students. 

School-to-Career with Ms. Burke

Please sign up with Mrs. Burke in the guidance office if you are interested in either one of these opportunities.


1. 12/19/14 – Career Power Hour - Meet & Greet with a Radiation Therapist


2. 1/13/15 – Career Power Hour - Meet & Greet with a Chef/Restaurant Owner/Instructor


3. 1/14/15 – Plumbing & Heating Career Panel at the Huot

Did you know that a Radiation Therapist earns between $50,000 - 107,000 per year!  Are you compassionate, patient, and have good communication skills? Would you like a career where you can use technology to stop cancer cells from growing and dividing in cancer patients? If so, please join me in the next Career Power Hour Meet & Greet on Dec. 19th Guidance


Volunteer & Career Opportunities


1. BITS - ETC (Back in the Saddle, Equine Therapy Center) is looking for volunteers. Just one hour a week of your time would be appreciated. If you are interested in helping out over upcoming vacations, please contact them at 746-5681. For more information: or see Mrs. Burke, School-to-Career Coordinator in Guidance.

2. Canterbury Hall has a job opening as a Resident Assistant.  If you are caring, patient, and willing to help elderly with every day task and chores, please contact Ms. Burke for more details. 

Reliable transportation is required


Celebrate your Senior in the yearbook! Parent Ads are on sale from now until January 16th. Click this link to create your ad online, or speak to Mrs. Hamilton about how to order ( or 603-267-6525 x1206).

Gaming Club:

Meets today at 2:30

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