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Student Council Held A Successful Toy Drive

The student council would like to announce that this year’s toy drive was an absolute success. This year the staff and students of BFUHS donated 11 blankets, 32 games, 57 books, 65 stuffed animals, 25 sets of pajamas, 66 arts and crafts presents, and 73 others toys. This adds up to a grand total of 334 gifts. The toys were brought to Parks Place last Thursday so that families could pick them up in time for the holidays. Thanks again to all those who participated.

Lia Clark named November Elks Student of the Month

It is a pleasure to announce that Lia Clark has been named the November Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Lia, a junior, is the daughter of Tim Clark and  Kristen Swartwout of Saxtons River.  

Lia is incredibly friendly and outgoing.  She goes out of her way to greet people and ask how they are doing.  Always willing to help, she will drop whatever she is doing to offer assistance where she sees a need.  She has a genuine kindness towards others, and works hard to get people to join in activities.

Not only devoted to learning, Lia is active in various aspects of the BFUHS community and serves as a good role model to all.  As a student athlete, and Cross Country team captain she demonstrates a competitive nature in a positive way, as she encourages her teammates and competitors to do better.  Lia is involved in many extracurricular activities including the Environthon, Drama Club, Math Team, Student Council and Brain Bee, and  she commits fully to them all.  Lia is also the co-founder and editor of  The Howler Student Newspaper.   She has shown that she is someone people can count on to carry out a task, and she often goes above and beyond the expectations of others.  Lia is currently the President of the BFUHS Class of 2019 and the “Voice of the Terriers” as she does the morning announcements.   Continue reading

Student Council Food Drive a Success

This year’s Student Council holiday food drive was a great success. Our school donated a total of 3,202 items to Our Place, with the purpose of helping local families. Students brought in items by their class as part of a friendly competition. The class that brought in the most items were the juniors with 1,126 items, followed by the seniors with 806 items, followed by the sophomores with 776 items and the freshmen with 494 items.

Bradie Harris, October Elks Student of the Month

It is a pleasure to announce that Bradie Harris has been chosen the October Elk’s Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Bradie, a junior, is the daughter of Traci and Shane Harris.

Bradie is a charismatic, hardworking and dedicated young woman.  She challenges herself with difficult classes and works hard to improve her skills. Clearly dedicated to learning and broadening her horizons,   in addition to taking a normal course load at BFUHS, she is taking two additional on-line courses. She is attentive in class, participates actively in class discussions, and offers insightful comments.   Always willing to help, Bradie is a pleasure to work with. Continue reading

Sarah Scarlett, September Elks Student of the Month

It is a pleasure to announce that Sarah Scarlett has been named the September Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Sarah, a senior, is the daughter of Alexandra and William Scarlett.

Dedicated to her academics, Sarah works hard in her classes. She is an active participant in class discussions, offering insightful comments and asking meaningful questions.  Sarah is always willing to help others in class, in school activities and in the community. Always attentive, Sarah comes to school every day prepared to learn.  She is genuinely interested in the well-being of others, and goes out of her way to offer a hand, a bright smile or a friendly hello.  She is an all-around caring and trustworthy person, and our school and community are lucky to have her. Continue reading