Thursday, January 28, 2016

Student bulletin


THURSDAY, January 28, 2016


College AcceptancesCongratulations to Tayla Jacques on her acceptance to LRCC and Congratulations to Alexandra Sevigny on her acceptance to North Seattle College.




BHS Parents and Guardians,


I am looking for three BHS parents to join me on the principal search committee. If you are interested, please send me a letter of interest that includes information about yourself and why you would be interested in being on the committee.


Our work will start within the next two weeks and will include a few evenings. Once the committee is selected, we will discuss the process in more detail, review the applicants and schedule the interviews.


I am confident that we will find the best candidate to be your next BHS principal. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


Aaron Pope, Principal Belmont Middle School


SADD:  There will be a MANDATORY Students Against Deadly Decisions meeting tomorrow during the first half of power hour in room 206.




This week is Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week.  Each day we will share some information regarding Drug and Alcohol use.


·         Marijuana or "Pot" is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Exposure to marijuana smoke has the same potential negative effects as tobacco use on a person's lungs. Specifically, marijuana hurts the lungs first line of defense against infection by killing cells that help remove dust and germs. Regular heavy marijuana use before the age of 18 while a person's brain is still developing can lower a person's IQ as much as 8 points.


Boy's Lacrosse:  There is a Boy's Lacrosse meeting TONIGHT, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria.





ATHLETICS:  WEEK OF 1/25 – 1/31


Girls JV Basketball vs. Newfound 4:30pm
Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Newfound 6:00pm
Boys JV Basketball @ Newfound 4:30pm. Bus leaves 3:30pm
Boys Varsity Basketball @ Newfound 6:00pm. Bus leaves 3:30pm

Alpine at Gunstock. 10:00am

BG Hockey @ Laconia 6:30pm. Laconia Ice Arena

Indoor Track @ UNH 9:00am. Bus leaves 7:15am


                        IMPORTANT REMINDERS


Friends of Belmont FootballThere will be a Spaghetti Dinner to raise funds for Friends of Belmont Football on Saturday, January 30th from 5pm-8pm at The Greenside at Lochmere Country Club, 360 Laconia Road in Tilton. Adults $10, Kids 12 & under $5. Tickets available at the door. The menu will be Spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread & butter and desserts. Live entertainment, cash bar and 50/50 raffle. MC/Visa accepted. Friends of Belmont Football is a non-profit organization that raises funds to pay for the Belmont portion of the cooperative football program between Belmont & Gilford High Schools. Come out and support a great cause while enjoying food and a great atmosphere!




Scholarship Application Workshops

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 9 & 16



Limited space available-sign up in the guidance office to reserve your space

Assistance will be available to help with on-line scholarships and the Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation Scholarship


Seniors, scholarships are arriving in the guidance office almost daily! Many new ones include Skrungloo Farm, Hood Good Sportsmanship, New England Newspapers (Journalism scholarship), Maurice Fortin Memorial, Nursing Schools Alamanc and Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation!! These scholarships are TIME SENSITIVE!! Please check the guidance website at for information on all the scholarships available at this time. 


Yearbook: Baby Pictures for the Yearbook AND the Senior Slideshow are due by Friday, February 19. Please submit them to Mrs. Hamilton, either electronically ( or hard copy (Room 210). Please label all submissions with student's name.


The total balance for the Senior Class trip will be due on February 1stPlease make sure you are prepared to make this final payment on time.  See Mr. Hill or Mrs. Pitrone if you need to know your balance.  Thanks!


Recognition/Parent Ads are due Monday, February 15. You can order directly online by clicking here. If you do not want to order online, you will be able to order directly through Mrs. Hamilton. Look for a second email later this week with detailed directions for ordering recognition ads.




Career Power Hour

Registered Dental Hygienist & Children's Author

Sara Cremeno, Concord Pediatric Dentistry

When:  Friday, Feb. 5th

Time:  10:20am (Power Hour)

Where:  Guidance Office


Sign up today for the free catered lunch!  Ms. Cremeno will bring some cool tools to BHS to allow students to test drive this career as well as answer any questions you may have about entering the Dental field.  She is also a Children's Author, specializing in picture books for children with sensory needs, anxieties and special needs.  Check out Melvin Goes to the Dentist on to see her work!  If you have an interest in becoming an author, she is available during this Career Power Hour to answer those questions as well!


Career Power Hour Presenter:  Pilot & Owner/Mechanic of Granite State Dyno & Tune – Alex Wohlwend

When:  Monday, Feb. 15th

Time:  10:20am (Power Hour)

Where:  Guidance Office


Sign up today for the free catered lunch!  Come to guidance during Career Power Hour to learn more about the aviation world and the Automotive Tuning industry!  Pick up some helpful career advice as well as some trinkets and even your own Balsa Wood (build-yourself) airplane kit!


Juniors:  Our 2016 Destination College event will be held at Southern New Hampshire University on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Registration for this free college planning event for high school juniors and parents will open February 5, 2016You must pre-register to attend!! To do this, please go to




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