It is a pleasure to announce that Colin King has been named the Bellows Falls Union High School February Elk’s Student of the Month. Colin, a senior, is the son of Terry King of Westminster, and the late Tammy Shattuck of Bellows Falls. As a dedicated student, Colin is clearly deserving of this award. Colin works hard in his classes and is always willing to put in the extra time needed to improve his skills. He is concerned about doing well, has applied himself to his work, and works hard to overcome challenges. Colin is a good role model to others, and he leads by example. Continue reading
High school juniors, sophomores & parents — Attend College Pathways 2017 for free college planning workshops that cover the admissions process, the application essay, where to find money for college, how to find a school that matches your needs and budget, and much more. Choose from three dates on three different Vermont college campuses. It’s all free. Sign up to pick your choice of workshops. March 18 at Saint Michael’s College, Colchester
- March 18, Saint Michael’s College, 9:00 – 1:30
- April 1 at Castleton University, Castleton, 9:00 – 12:30
- April 29 at Johnson State College, Johnson, 9:00 – 12:30
It is a pleasure to announce that Amanda Cassell has been named the January Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School. Amanda, a senior, is the daughter of Charles Cassell and Tammy Sears both of Bellows Falls.
A conscientious student, Amanda works hard on her academics every day. She is dedicated to doing well and puts in the time needed to strengthen her skills. Amanda is polite, caring, kind, and generous and often puts the needs of others before her own. She is helpful with her peers, and is always willing to help classmates who are struggling academically or emotionally. She is readily available to help anyone who should need her, and is often the first to volunteer to go get something or help out if someone needs a helping hand. Amanda is a courteous person who will hold the door for a line of teachers and students as they enter the building, and offer a bright smile and enthusiastic “hello.” Continue reading
Wednesday, March 1st will be an early release day for BFUHS ONLY. Students will be released at 11:21am. Buses will be running.
Attention students in grades 9-11. Interested in one of the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont programs? These programs offer a fun and educational experience on a Vermont college campus this summer. It is a great way for students to meet other Vermont students and to explore subjects that they are interested in and want to learn more about. Last summer, BFUHS had 7 students participate in various Governor’s Institutes programs and they all had great experiences. Let’s try to beat that number this year! You are encouraged to apply for these programs. See Mr. Divis for more details. http://www.giv.org/apply/ The deadline to apply is March 10th. There are programs in the following areas:
Architecture, Design, and Building
Current Issues and Youth Activism
Environmental Science and Technology
Information Technology and Digital Media