School Council Election Results - Run-off vote needed!
Congratulations to Jenny Stewart, Danita Brewster and Jenny Donoghue who are the new Bedford, Metco, and Hanscom representatives respectively!
The vote for the 2nd Bedford representative resulted in a tie, necessitating a run-off. Voting for the 2nd Bedford School Council position is open now in the Aspen Parent Portal! Please take a moment and to vote for Anne Caron or Lauren Dorn-Jones. Voting will close on Friday, October 11th at noon.
If there are any questions, please contact BHSBucsParents@gmail.com who will relay it to BHS Admin and the IT Department.
Instructions for voting:
We are happy to co-sponsor with the Middle School Parent Association the Challenge Success speaker event on Monday, October 7, 2019, featuring Michael Thompson, Ph.D., author of “The Pressured Child: Helping your Child Find Success in School and Life”. Join us at BHS in the school auditorium from 7 - 9 p.m. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.
Parents/guardians of seniors, the 2020 BHS Yearbook Staff has posted a sheet of different deadlines for you. https://www.bedfordps.org/sites/bedfordps/files/uploads/2020_senior_yearbook_and_parent_ads.pdf
Important Dates for Class of 2020 Families (subject to change):
10/4: Senior “thank you” statement deadline
10/4: Senior parent deadline to submit baby photos for yearbook
10/18: Senior portrait submission deadline
12/6: Senior parent ad submission deadline
1/17: Deadline to order a year at the discounted rate of $80. Order at:https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/?event=general.displayLanding&jobnumber=13423
1/18: Yearbook orders are $100 ea. (use above link but there's no longer a discount)
5/22: tentative day for Senior locker clean-out and iPad return
5/26 - 5/28: Senior Exams
5/28: Senior financial obligation deadline (10 am); Prom Stroll (4 - 4:30 pm); Senior Prom (6:30 - 9:30 pm, location TBD); Senior Parents Sendoff Party (6:30 - 9:30 pm)
6/4: Class of 2020 Graduation at Lowell Tsongas Arena, starting at 6:15 pm (seniors must arrive by 5:45 pm to line up); All Night Grad Party (10:30 pm - 5:30 am - 6/5/2020)
There will be additional dates pertaining to graduation, such as cap & gown appointment day, graduation procession practice, etc. Check back for updates.
On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, BHS Guidance Dept will host the Post-Secondary Parent and Senior Night in the BHS Auditorium (6:30 – 7:45 pm.) There will be presentations by BHS Director of Counseling Alicia Linsey, School Counselor Kristen Milano, and the UMASS – Lowell Director of Admissions. Seniors and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. Here is a link to the evening's PowerPoint: http://bit.ly/2kDp6Js
If you're interested in perusing older information that we posted here on our website, following this link: https://bhspa.jimdo.com/2016/09/12/college-planning-night-9-13-16/
Group photo above, from left to right: Venus Ho, Hospitality Co-Chair Stacy Mortenson, and Bonnie McCulloch
Back to School Luncheon Made Possible by Generous BHS Parents & Guardians:
Thanks so much to all who helped out even before the start of school! Our Back to School lunch for staff was a huge success.
Diane Bernstein, Susan DiGangi, Venus Ho, Bonnie McCulloch, Kerry Rackey, Joan Turnberg
Carla Bradford, Karen Kail Brown, Susan DiGangi, Lisa Felice, Amber Hanson, Venus Ho, Bonnie McCulloch, Kathy Recca, Joan Turnberg, Pearlene Varjabedian
Salads and Fruit:
Diane Bernstein, Carla Bradford, Eun Chong, Heidi Collins, Lisa Harrell, Stacy Mortenson
Water & Coffee:
Diane Bernstein, Heidi Collins, Karen Cox, Tammy Morris
Susan DiGangi, Gina Stephan, Monica Sullivan
Amanda Kato Lisa Harrell
Marian Abraham Maria Loughlin
Lori Alper Kalpana Manne
Renu BostwickKim Marino
Jessica Castro Lori Martini
Andrea Couve Tammy Morris
Karen Cox Teri Morrow
Judy CriscitielloJess O’Connor
Neetu Devdas Katy S
Amy Doherty Michelle Saber
Boris Gitlin Beth Venuti
Tara Goss Lisa Warhover
Audrey Gould Ellen Young