28. January 2018
A message from BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL: The Bedford Public School system is pleased to introduce our first annual community conversation. On March 28th at 7:00pm the principals from each school, in conjunction with other faculty members, will facilitate conversations based on the highly acclaimed book, How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims. The evening will begin with a short presentation of the "big ideas" from the...
17. January 2018
On Friday, January 12, we hosted a continental breakfast for teachers before they spent the day in workshops. It was a pleasant start to the day for the teachers and Principal. We know and very much appreciate that many parents and guardians donate and volunteer whenever we ask for help, but Tricia, Elizabeth, Mary, Bonnie, Joan, and Pearlene always reliably help the BHSPA Board by baking. Whether muffins or breads, cookies or bundt cakes, the teachers love the personal touch. Thank you,...
04. January 2018
To figure out a student's mid-term exam schedule, fill in the student's classes in the appropriate boxes below. Only 5 or 7.5 credit courses have exams. THE STUDENT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE IN SCHOOL WHEN THE STUDENT DOES NOT HAVE AN EXAM. Dismissal is at 12:30 pm on 1/16, 1/17, and 1/18 and 10:00 am on 1/19 unless the student is doing a makeup exam.
01. January 2018
BHS Yearbook deadline is approaching! Two ways to order: 1) Via online portal: www.yearbookordercenter.com (enter BHS school code 13423) 2) Pay by check, using the Yearbook Order Form, which must be received by Ms. Karen Santos at BHS on or before 1/20/18 (not afterwards!): https://goo.gl/k73oZe January 20 is the deadline for orders and the rate is $80/yearbook. After January 20th, the price will be $100, on a first come, first serve basis only if there are any extras. A very small batch of...
13. December 2017
December 7, 2017, was a very busy night at Bedford High School. Parents and guardians attended Teachers Conferences, and to assist in locating rooms around the school, student ambassadors pointed adults in the right direction. In addition, Principal Heather Galante and Assistant Principals Christine Lennox and Kate Boynton held two information sessions (5 & 7 pm) which explained and answered questions about the new school attendance and tardy policies. Their PowerPoint is found at...
16. November 2017
The Fall Appeal is our primary campaign to collect donations in support of the BHSPA mission to help improve and support BHS, its students, and many programs. Within the past year we have supported terrific things like buying outdoor seating for students to enjoy the school courtyards and funding towards Travel Scholarships, History Fair, Tenacity Challenge, STEP program, Ambassador Program, mentors lunch, All Night Grad Party, and more. We also support enrichment programs for our students with...
25. October 2017
Congratulations to Lori Alper and Kerry Rackey for winning the seats on the School Council as Bedford-residing parents. Their two-year term begins now, with the first School Council meeting to be held on October 30, at 2:45 pm at BHS. Meetings are open to the public. Lori and Kerry will serve on the School Council with the current Metco parent representative, Chevanese Van Dyke, and a Hanscom parent representative, Brett Millican (both of whom are in the 2nd year of their 2-year terms.) The...
18. September 2017
A message from BEDFORD SCHOOLS DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT Dear Families, Last spring, after a year of deliberations, our interfaith Religious and Cultural Holidays Task Force recommended to the Bedford School Committee that it adopt a policy to govern how such holidays are addressed in our schools. The committee included parents, students, teachers, clergy and was quite broad in its range of religious faiths and secular beliefs. Many of you responded to our extensive survey, which was filled out...
09. September 2017
Thanks to everyone who helped make the Back-to-School Teacher luncheon a success! A list of everyone who contributed can be found at https://goo.gl/amLUQN
07. September 2017
A MESSAGE FROM BHS COMMUNITY SERVICE COORDINATORS, as of 9/8/17: Dear Seniors and Senior Parents, Seniors at BHS are required to do 18 hours of community service. Ms. Brianna Pesce and I are the community service teachers, which means we post community service opportunities and log the students’ hours in Aspen. The students get a pass/fail grade for each quarter, and it is important for them to pass community service in order to graduate. I have attached a more detailed Google Slides...

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