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Announcements - October 17, 2018

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Although there is a delayed opening on Thursday, October 18,2018 buses will run on their regular schedule.

Delayed opening schedule for Thursday is on the student portal.

Seniors:

Want a quiet place to work on your common application? The Guidance counselor will be in the English Writing Lab for the next two Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 to provide support and answer any questions. Please sign up in Guidance if interested.

Picture Make up day

Any student who didn't have their picture taken on picture day should report to the Auditorium on Today, Oct. 17th during their free mod to have a picture taken.

Student Picture Pick-up

Students in grades 9-11 should stop by the main office during a free to pick up their IDs/pictures. Grade 12 will receive their IDs in their English class.

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.

AAA DRIVER's EDUCATION

The next AAA Driver's Ed class offered to BHS students at BHS is scheduled for October 29. Register today at aaa.com/drivertraining


PALS

The first meeting of PALS, a club for BHS students and LABBB students, is Thursday, October 18, at 2:30.  We will meet in the LABBB room, Room 121.  

BREAST CANCER:  Pinkapalooza and T-shirts and Merchant Promotions

Pinkapalooza:  Wear pink on Friday to school and to the Pinkout football game that evening.   If you want to be eligible to win one of many door prizes,  donate $2 to breast cancer in your Social Studies classes by Thursday. You must wear pink to win!  Note:  Seniors not taking Social Studies may bring their donations to Ms. Melnikoff in the Social Studies office by Thursday.

 

Want some new pink?  Buy our student-designed  2018 breast cancer t-shirts and have Rosie the Riveter on your back.  T-shirts are on sale for $10, along with other breast cancer themed items, outside the cafe during lunch mods.   All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society through the BHS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Team.


Belmont Center merchants are also supporting our team with promotions on Friday.  Shop these stores on Friday, and they will donate a percentage of proceeds to the cause: A Chocolate Dream, Alchemy 925, Bells & Whistles, Belmont Books, Bessie Blue, Champions, Didriks and Local Root, Marcou Jewelers, Quebrada, Terra Firma, The Toy Shop of Belmont, and Thirty Petals. Nick's Place II is also doing a promotion, but not until Sunday, October 28 from 5-8PM.

 

Community Service

Sign up for "Connecting with Belmont", an afternoon of service and ice cream being held on Saturday, October 27 from 2-5.  Come to the cafe at 2 and join your group for 

a service activity, then return for Ranc's ice cream or sorbet and card-making.  Sign up with Ms. Melnikoff by Monday the 22nd.  

 

Deadline for Submitting Community Service Forms for Term 1 Report Card

In order for your community service hours to show on the November report card, forms must be turned in to Ms. Melnikoff no later than Wednesday, OCTOBER 31.  Hours turned in after the deadline will appear on the January report. You will NOT lose the hours!

Forms are available in the Social Studies office and  online, from which you may print them.  (The URL is http://www.belmont.k12.ma.us/bps/Portals/2/docs/cs/verification-form.pdf )


Parking pass

Applications for a parking pass may be picked up in the main office. This is a reminder that students should not be parking in the yellow teacher spots.


MBTA Student Charlie Cards

Any student who wishes to get a Charlie Card may pick on up in the main office.

Open Campus for Seniors

Any senior who wishes to apply for open campus must obtain an application in the Main office. Also you must have 3/4 of your community service hours done and no outstanding obligations.


Yearbooks Any student who brought a yearbooks can pick them up in the Main Office only between 10 am and 2 pm only during a free mod. No late passes to class will be given.

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.

LOST & FOUND

All items in Lost & Found will be donated to charity on at the end of each quarter. If you think you have lost something check the Lost & Found.

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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