BHS DAILY BULLETIN
TUESDAY, November 24, 2015
POLAR EXPRESS PAJAMA PARTY at Belmont High School, Friday December 4 at 6 pm.
Thinking about attending the special showing of this holiday classic? Please order your tickets now. We've had a great response so far and may sell out due to venue capacity. Mats and chairs will be available for seating options to make sure everyone is comfortable. Children, don't forget to wear your PJs, socks and/or slippers. Warm cocoa, bottled water, Christmas cookies, popcorn, and more await you at our refreshment table! Special Polar Express-themed surprises to take home.
To order tickets, please see the attached form, call Gretta at 603-998-7998, or you may use this link
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Ednn1iCEbkwd0HCKtVrbRzmJQoey4YoJF58FClDJmJs/viewform?usp=send_form to reserve your tickets and pay at the door.
REMINDER: WE ARE STILL IN NEED OF STUDENTS' PARENT/GUARDIAN PERMISSION SLIPS FOR VIDEO AND AUDIO RECORDING IN CLASSROOMS. PLEASE BRING SIGNED PERMISSION SLIPS TO THE OFFICE AT YOUR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.
ATHLETICS: Boys JV and Varsity basketball tryouts will be TODAY, November 24 from 3pm - 6pm and Wednesday from 8am - 11am.
INDOOR TRACK: This is a reminder that all paperwork needs to be handed to Mr. Clark prior to practice on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30th. Thank you!
UNIFIED BASKETBALL: Anyone interested in playing Unified Basketball please sign up outside of Mr. Briggs Room, 103. There will be a meeting on Wednesday December 2nd at 2:15 in Room 103 for all students who would like to participate.
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS
NOVEMBER and DECEMBER COOL SCHOOL BONUS OPPORTUNITIES:
Steeplegate receipts, Facebook and email list = BHS points.
· Please check out the November & December bonus opportunities.
· Do you like to read Christmas stories? Would you make a good Mrs. Claus? Consider signing up for an hour or two to help us earn more points.
· Do you love to wrap? We can sign up for a table.
· Do you love to sing carols? Would you to perform? Opportunities abound to serenade and entertain holiday shoppers.
· Food drive donations, Coats for Kids and Toys for Tots also count.
· Want to be an elf? Pictures with Santa 11/21-12/24
· Want to help with Pet pictures with Santa? Mondays 4:30-8 PM
· Do you like to interact with people?
· Can you explain the Cool School activities?
· Consider signing up for a table.
Triple points on Black Friday
If you are interested in participating in any of the above activities, please contact Sharon Hampton at email@example.com. Help our scholarship grow. Thank you and Happy Holidays!
HOMEWORK CLUB: Homework club is cancelled for Thursday, December 3rd.
Equality Alliance: Meetings are cancelled until after Thanksgiving break.
Junior Class Calendar Raffle Winners:
Nov 16 - Carol Ryan
Nov 17 - Vinnie Boucher
Nov 18 - Brenda Therrien
Nov 19 - Denise Bodwell
Nov 20 - Gayle Price
Nov 21 - Carolyn Hunt
Nov 22 - Donna Castor
PLEASE NOTE! BHS PTO meeting has been rescheduled Thursday, December 3rd
Juniors & Seniors: SAVE THE DATE-Financial Aid Night. Wednesday, December 2, 2015 6:30-8pm in the BHS Cafeteria!! Please attend this informative meeting for students and parents of juniors and seniors who are COLLEGE BOUND. Get the answers on your financial aid questions and the all-important FAFSA. The Federal Student Aid Form for all seniors who are college bound. Guidance Counselors and a member of NHHEAF will be in attendance to answers your questions and guide you through the financial aid process.
The guidance department has started to receive scholarship opportunities for you to apply to. The complete listing is in the guidance office and will be updated frequently, it is your responsibility to check it often!! Direct links can be found on the guidance website at https://sites.google.com/site/belmonthighguidance/ scholarships.
SENIORS: CAP & GOWN MEASUREMENTS WILL BE TAKEN ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2015 FROM 10:30-12:15 IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE. ALL SENIORS WHO ARE MARCHING NEED TO STOP BY DURING THAT TIME TO BE MEASURED FOR A CAP & GOWN. Any questions, see Mrs. O'Connell.
On Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 10:30-12:15 in the guidance office you need to stop in and be measured for your cap and gown. THIS IS A MANDATORY EVENT!! ALL SENIORS WHO ARE MARCHING MUST ATTEND!! The whole process should take 5-10 minutes or less. When you come in you need to sign a form and give me your BEST email address and cell phone number so that we can be in touch with when needed. If anyone already knows they have a
conflict for that time on 12/2 PLEASE see me ASAP!!
For current seniors, we encourage them to join the day's festivities by giving our keynote speech! Our winning Destination College speechwriter will win a $1000 scholarship! The web form for entry can be found at http://www.nhheaf.org/index.asp?page=events_dc_speech. All entries are due February 26, 2016.
Destination College, NHEEAF's college planning convention for high school juniors and families, takes place on Saturday, April 2 at Southern New Hampshire University. This free event features college admissions and financial aid workshops for both students and parents throughout the morning and ends with a college fair (with an expected 70 colleges in attendance!).
While registration will not open until early February, we encourage juniors and parents to "Save the Date" by adding this to their Spring calendars. Check out the event poster - https://www.nhheaf.org/pdfs/dc/DC-2016-Poster.pdf
As a reminder, the Destination College Speech Contest is also open for high school seniors. The winning student will share their essay at Destination College with attendees – and win a $1000 scholarship! Submissions are due Friday, 2/26/16. We have recently received our first entry! For more information, click here.
For information and questions, contact us at the BHS School Counseling office!