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

Hannah Harlow Named DAR Good Citizen Award

It is a pleasure to announce that Hannah Harlow has been named the 2017-2018 Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Hannah, a senior, is the daughter of Paul and Elizabeth Harlow of Westminster.

This award is determined based on the following criterion:  dependability (including truthfulness, loyalty and punctuality), service (including cooperation, courtesy and consideration of others), leadership (including personality, self-control and ability to assume responsibility) and patriotism (including unselfish interest in family, school, community and nation.) She fits these characteristics well.   Continue reading

College Application Week at BFUHS

Next week, BFUHS and VSAC will sponsor Vermont’s College Application Campaign as part of a national effort to get more seniors to apply to post-secondary educational programs. We’re encouraging every senior to consider applying to at least one two-year, four-year, technical school or certificate program. Seniors will spend terrier time working on their college applications next week. For each terrier time session we will have a number of giveaways including raffling off some VSAC/aspirations hoodies, M&Ms and other fun goodies.
In preparation for this week, attached is a worksheet to help you gather the necessary information needed for college applications. Please bring this worksheet with you next week.
If you want to make sure you’re on the list to participate next week please email Jessi Krause Herron at or text 802-289-3094.
Also, please note, if the application fees associated with applying to college are a barrier to you applying, VSAC has some fee waivers available, so please reach out.

Seniors and Parents- Please Join us for a free Financial Aid Forms workshop at 6pm on Oct 5th (prior to the open house). At this informal workshop, we will assist you as you file your FAFSA and Vermont state grant applications.

Please be sure to create your FSA ID a few days prior to coming to the workshop. Students and parents will each need their own ID and can sign up at

Click here for a list of the necessary information that you will need to bring with you (you may need to scroll down to view the list).

BFUHS Open House October 5th

BFUHS openhouseSave the date! The Bellows Falls Union High School will have an open house for all high school students and their parents on Thursday, October 5th at 7:00 p.m. This is a chance for parents to visit your student’s classes and meet their teachers.

DJ Snide, June Elks Student of the Month

DJ Snide-3It is a pleasure to announce that Duane “DJ” Snide, Jr.  has been awarded the Bellows Falls Union High School June Elk’s Student of the Month.  “DJ,” a senior, is the son of Duane  Snide and Tammy Pratt.

DJ is a dedicated student whose positive energy and willingness to help is a benefit to any group or activity in which he participates.   DJ is the type of student that makes a school and community look good.    He is unfailingly polite and a pleasure to be around. Always upbeat and good natured, DJ works hard in his classes by giving 100%.  As a member of the BFUHS National Honor Society, he is attentive to class discussions, class activities and to his assignments.   His work is always completed on time, and often goes above the assignment expectations.  DJ pays attention to detail, works hard to improve his skills and is willing to put in the extra time to clearly grasp difficult concepts.  A very kind, courteous student, DJ is respectful and works hard.  Through his positive attitude and willing acceptance of responsibility, DJ is well liked and respected by the staff and students at BFUHS.   Continue reading