• Jazz band performs at Dinner Theater
  • Dramatic Performance class production of "Murder, Country Style"
  • Dramatic Performance class production of "Murder, Country Style"
  • Jazz band performs at dinner theater
  • Dramatic Performance class production of "Murder, Country Style"
  • Dramatic Performance class production of "Murder, Country Style"
  • Dramatic Performance class production of "Murder, Country Style"

     

Career Expo Held at BFUHS

Sonnax at career expoStudents in the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union had the opportunity to talk to area employers and explore career options in the 2nd Annual WNESU Career Expo  at the Bellows Falls Union High School. The purpose of the Career Expo was to provide students in grades 4-12 a first hand interaction with people from a number of careers. The goal is to excite students about their future and give them the opportunity to see what types of careers are out there now, while they are still in school.  There were presenters who explained the many educational choices ahead of them.

Student Council Raises Money for Muscular Dystrophy

 

shamrockCongratulations to the student council who raised $124 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association by selling shamrocks during the month of March.  Thank you to all who contributed.

Cyric Sherburne, February Elk’s Student of the Month

Cyric 20142It is a pleasure to announce that Cyric Sherburne has been chosen the February Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Cyric, a senior, is the son of Nicole Breault of Bellows Falls.  As a student with perfect attendance, it is clear that he takes his academics seriously and his teachers report that he is focused in class, and always willing to help out a classmate in need. Although often quiet, he is attentive in class, asks good questions and works to improve his skills.  Cyric is the senior class treasurer and has been exemplary in his attitude and effort serving in that position. He is attentive to his duties, willingly gets involves and often shows up early to extra-curricular functions with a positive attitude. He is eager and ready to pitch in for even the most unpleasant tasks.  It takes all sorts of personalities to make the world go round, and Cyric’s rock solid dependability is such a great attribute.  He is a positive role model who leads by example.  He has earned well deserved respect within his class and throughout the school in general. He is friendly, polite and responsible.  Willing to give back, Cyric has done some volunteering for a local business that ended up hiring him because of his attitude, skills, and conduct.  Congratulations go to Cyric; BFUHS is proud to have him represent us with this award.

Moore & Clark Compete in NE Championship

Willie&AnnaTwo BF Indoor Track athletes who worked hard tall winter long, often training on the cold snowy streets of Bellows Falls were rewarded by competing in the New England Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston, on Saturday, March 1st.  This meet brought together the top 6 athletes in each track or field event from each New England state. Willie Moore is a junior and competed in the mile.  He posted his personal best time of 4:37.78 and finished 19th overall.  He qualified for the meet by his 6th place finish in the Vermont State indoor championships on February 8 at Norwich University; he finished as the third Vermonter.
Anna Clark is a junior and competed in the 600 meters and finished at 1:47.56 in 21st overall.  She qualified for the meet with her 5th place finish at the Vermont State meet on Feb. 8.  Both athletes plan on competing for BF in the outdoor season which starts later this month.

BFUHS Celebrates Music in our Schools Month

musicinourschoolsMarch is nationally recognized as Music In Our Schools Month. Throughout the month of March, the BFUHS music department will be running an advocacy campaign. Stay tuned for our student’s and parent’s input on; Why music important. Why it matters. How music impacted lives. Imagine life without music… Music In Our Schools Month throughout March, leading up the BFUHS spring concert on April 3 at 7:00 P.M.  For more information, go to our website https://sites.google.com/a/wnesu.com/bfuhs-instrumental-music/music-in-our-schools-month

What is Project Grad?

supportprojectgradProject Grad is a substance free graduation celebration held ever year for graduates of BFUHS.  Project Grad is sponsored by parents with help from kids & school & generous support of community. On graduation day after the commencement ceremony, the class heads to the Keene Y where they spend the night engaging in many fun activities.  They return very early in AM to breakfast hosted by American Legion.  Please help support Project Grad.  ProjGrad is currently holding a raffle.  First prize $1000, second prize $250, third prize $100.  Tix $10.  Drawing 4/15.  Contact carol @ 869-2020 or mooresinn@vermontel.net.

Musicians going to VT All State Music Festival

Congratulations to all BFUHS students that auditioned for the All State Music Festival this year! Their hard work and dedication to bettering their musicianship is well reflected in our performing ensembles here at BFUHS. Students accepted into the 2014 Vermont All State Music Festival are as follows:

McKenzie Brandon- Tuba 2, Band
 Ali Fox- Clarinet 3, Band
 Hollie Jackson, Bass Clarinet 1, Band
 Tim Jones, Alto Saxophone 2, Jazz Band
 Emma Moyna, Trombone2, Band
 Please congratulate these students for their stellar achievements! Way to represent BFUHS at the highest level! Go Terriers!!

January Elk’s Student of the Month

DSC01611-3It is a pleasure to announce that Samuel “Sam” Empey has been named the January Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union.  Sam, a senior, is the son of Michael and Lynn Empey of Bellows Falls.  Sam is dedicated to his education, works hard and is willing to put in the extra time and effort to improve his skills.  He participates in class, asks good questions and get involved in class activities.  As member of the Jesse A. Judd Marilee Huntoon Chapter of the National Honor Society, he is clearly a strong academic student. Sam is always positive, smiling and friendly to everyone he meets. He is eagerly willing to help his classmates or the staff at BFUHS.   Quiet, yet assertive, he is a good role model who leads by example.  A very talented young man, Sam has been an active member of the BFUHS Choral Department and the Drama Department as well. He is a member of the Student Council and active in class activities.  Congratulations go to Sam.  BFUHS is proud to have him represent us with this award.

Governor’s Institute

govinstitutelogoAll students in Grades 9-11 are encouraged to apply to 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.  There are programs in the following areas: Engineering, Information technology, Current Issues and Youth Activism, Arts, Asian Cultures, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Farms, Food, and Your Future, Mathematical Sciences. The deadline to apply is March 14th.  Students can learn more about these programs online at www.giv.org or they can see Mr. Divis at BFUHS for more information.

State Championship Track Banner Raised

TRACK BANNERThe 2013 BFUHS State Champion Track team had a chance to take their place inside Holland Gymnasium by raising their banner.  The team won the Division III title last June with Jamie Moore capturing three state titles 3,000, 1,500 and the 800 finishing first in those races.  Willie Moore and Collin Johnson finished 2nd & 3rd in the 3,000, with both achieving a personal best in that event.  TJ Bernier took first place in the hurdles, while David Dunbar took first in the high jump.TRACK TEAM