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School Council Election Results

The School Council votes are in!  Congratulations to the following BHS School Council parent representatives who will serve for 2 years:

  • Bedford Representatives:  Lauren Dorn-Jones & Jenny Stewart
  • Boston Representative: Danita Kelley-Brewster 
  • Hanscom Representative: Jenny Donoghue 
Thank you all for your commitment, and thank you to the parent community for voting!

Run-Off Election

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:  

  1. Log in to the Aspen Parent Portal. If you are viewing on a mobile phone, scroll down on the home page and select “Full Site View”. 
  2. Go to "Page Directory" button on the left hand side of the page. 
  3. For the "Pages I'm a Member Of", press "Add" under "BHS Parents" ("add", do not "remove" the parent group.) Note: if you have added this group in the past, you will still need to add it now.
  4. Go back to the left hand side of the page, under the “Home” icon and click on "Other". 
  5. Click on "New" under the “Status” column to start the voting process. Read the candidates’ personal statements  
  6. Click the "Begin" button in the lower right corner, select your choices, and click "finish" for your vote to be counted.

Challenge Success Speaker: Dr. Thompson

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. 

FYI, Seniors & Their Parents/Guardians:

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):

 

2019

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

 

2020

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.

 

College Planning

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/

Back to School Lunch for Staff

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.   

 
Volunteers for Setup, Service &/or Cleanup:

Diane Bernstein, Susan DiGangi, Venus Ho, Bonnie McCulloch, Kerry Rackey, Joan Turnberg

 

Sweets:

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

 

Supplies:

Susan DiGangi, Gina Stephan, Monica Sullivan

 

Monetary donations: 

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

Tara Harbour