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Announcements April 13, 2018

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Marauder of the Week

Last week, we announced a new weekly recognition program for seniors at BHS. It’s time to announce the first-ever Marauders of the Week! The winning students are Annabel Banks and Georgia Sundahl. The staff of Highpoint, our school newspaper, interviewed our winners, and the profiles are posted on the bulletin board outside the office, and will be published in this weekend’s Belmont Citizen-Herald.  Congratulations to Georgia and Annabel!

Dance & Color Guard

We’re excited to provide this opportunity for your child to be able explore Dance & Color Guard in a free workshop and without the commitment to a full season. Please see the poster attached, and email BHS Color Guard Instructor John Duffy at jeduffy06@gmail.com with any questions or concerns about this workshop. Space is limited, so register today!  https://tinyurl.com/bhscgclinic2018

Junior Senior Prom

The Junior/Senior Prom will be at the Newton Marriott on May 18th.  Tickets are $115 each.  All obligations (including Senior Class dues) must be taken care of before you can purchase a ticket.  Prom contracts can be picked up in the Main Office or outside of room 216.   Tickets will be on sale for seniors and their guest, April 2nd through April 13th.  Tickets are available for Juniors/Seniors, and their guests, April 23rd through April 27th.  We have a limited number of prom tickets, once they are sold you will not be able to attend.  See Ms. Partridge if you have any questions.

Marauder Necktie

Marauder Neckties are now on sale in the main office.  Cost $20.00 per necktie

School Safety

In an effort in keeping BHS a safe and secure school, please do not open or wedge doors during the school day. All doors, except a main entrance lobby door, are locked at 8:15 am. After 8:15 am, students should only use the main lobby door to enter and exit the building. Please do not use any other doors during the school day. At the beginning and end of the school day, students may use any of the outside doors to enter and exit the building.

Junior Class Fundraiser

The Junior Class is sponsoring a fundraiser with Nature’s Vision. Students will be able to use 10% of their sales to lower their Prom ticket price in April.  Go to naturesvisionfundraising.com and click on the Shop Now icon.  Enter the Organization Code 33292 and the Junior student’s full name you want to give credit to.  Thank you for your support and participation!

President's Volunteer Service Awards

Reminder about the President's Volunteer Service Award deadline: Monday, April 30 is the last day to perform service for this year's award.  The deadline for turning your regular forms in for the a award is Thursday, May 3.   If you are not planning to earn a presidential award, this information does not apply to you! 

Community Service Opportunities

1. Wednesday evening, April 25, from 4-7 at Belmont Books: Help at the fundraiser for Burbank-- find books in the children's area and  with the teachers' wish lists. A couple of volunteers are needed from 3-4PM to decorate!   Sign up on Sign Up Genius:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d45aaaf2da4fd0-burbank29 

2. Wellington Afterschool Enrichment classes needs a BHS volunteer to assist in each,  Thursdays from 2:50-3:55, through May 24. Help with Habitat Nature or Girl Power.   Contact the Wellington ASE team at ase.wellington@yahoo.com if you are interested.

3. Summer ELL Camp applications are in!  You must be available for 2 weeks between July 2 and August 2, Monday through Thursday in the morning.  See Ms. Melnikoff  

WTHH

WTHH will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, April 24 at 2:30 in Room 134.  

Belmontian Club

The Belmontian Club will meet tomorrow night, Tuesday, April 24, at 7:30, in Room 138.

LOST & FOUND

All items in Lost & Found will be donated to charity on June 20, 2018. If you think you have lost something check the Lost & Found.

Handbook receipts

This is a reminder, in your belmontschools.net account, You will receive a link to the BHS student handbook.  Please acknowledge that you have read the handbook.

STUDENT PARKING

Students are reminded that all vehicles parked in the school parking lot are required to have a parking permit. Parking permits are issued through the main office. In addition, students may only park in the designated student parking area marked by the white lines. Students may not park in the teacher lot marked by the yellow lines. Students parking in the teacher lot will be subject to consequences.

SENIOR OPEN CAMPUS AND PARKING PERMIT APPLICATIONS

Senior open campus and parking permit application are available for eligible students. Stop by the main office between the hours of 10 am and 1 pm for application(s).

LOCKING BIKES

Students and Staff should be reminded to LOCK their bikes on the bike racks. We have observed numerous bikes not locked.

TRESPASSING 

There have been many reports of student cutting thru resident’s back yards and crossing the railroad tracks to get to the High School.  This is considered trespassing and the Belmont Police and MBTA police will be patrolling the area and if caught trespassing laws may be enforced.

COMMUTER RAIL
Crossing the Commuter Rail tracks is not only highly dangerous but is also considered trespassing. Trespassers are subject to substantial fines and arrest by MBTA Police and Belmont Police.

RECYCLING

New to the school in common areas are recycling barrels for beverages. Screw all caps back on before recycling. Blue bins are for paper and Green bins are for plastic, aluminum or glass.

LOCKERS REMINDER

Students are encouraged to lock the lock on their lockers. If you are having trouble with your lock/locker please see Mrs. Ouellette in the main office.

BHS SHOP
High School online store: We have tons of School gear, items include backpacks and gym bags, to iPhone covers and hoodies.  

Remember, Belmont High School receives 20% of all purchases! Help support Belmont High by visiting the online school store here:

Marauders! Get Your Gear Now!







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