Nicolas Potter, April Elks Student of the Month

It is a pleasure to announce that Nicolas Potter has been chosen the April Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School. Nic, a senior, is the son of Jack and Lori Potter of Rockingham.

An active learner, Nic comes to school every day with a desire to learn and improve his skills. He is a member of the BFUHS Marilee Huntoon/ Jeese A. Judd Chapter of the National Honor Society; he excels academically, contributes to class discussions, and is extremely patient, kind, and helpful to the other students in his classes. Nic is someone people can count on to offer assistance without being asked. He is responsible and conscientious and shows respect and kindness towards everyone he meets.

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Destiny Burke, March Elks Student of the Month

It is a pleasure to announce that Destiny Burke has been named the March Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Destiny, a sophomore, is the daughter of Cynthia Burke of Bellows Falls. Destiny is a dedicated student who works hard in her classes.  She comes to school every day with an interest in learning and an eagerness to broaden her horizons.   She puts forth 100% effort and holds herself accountable to expectations, even when the work is challenging and the essential understandings are difficult to grasp.   She works hard to improve her skills and puts in the time and effort needed to do well. With a great attitude and a righteous demeanor, she is a pleasure to have in class.  She looks out for her peers, is respectful in class and puts a smile on her face even when her day is not going as planned.  Always willing to help, Destiny offers assistance to anyone in any way. Continue reading

Reno Tuttle, February Elks Student of the Month

It is a pleasure to announce that Reno Tuttle has been named the February Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Reno, a junior, is the son of Amy and Joe Tuttle of Bellows Falls. Reno is a well-rounded student who participates in class discussion, asks good questions, and encourages others to get involved.  He approaches his assignments with enthusiasm and an interest in learning.

A positive role model to all, Reno is friendly, understanding and shows compassion for others. He has a positive attitude, is always smiling and cheerful and is full of school spirit. Whether it is offering a friendly hello, a smile of encouragement or hands on assistance, Reno is often the first one to reach out to others in need.   He shows respect and kindness to everyone he meets, and his character is truly extraordinary. Reno goes out of his way to say hello, make people feel welcome, and practices inclusion simply because he is a compassionate human.

Hannah Harlow, January Elks Student of the Month

It is a pleasure to announce that Hannah Harlow has been named the January Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Hannah, a senior, is the daughter of  Paul and Elizabeth Harlow of Westminster.

Hannah is an extremely talented student; academics and a strong work ethic are among her great strengths. Hannah works hard to excel in her classes.  She has a natural interest in learning, and expresses that interest through insightful comments and debate.  Willing to take the lead in class discussions and activities, she reviews material maturely and thoughtfully, while encouraging her classmates to do the same.   She comes to school every day with a desire to learn and is an active member in the classroom.

Hannah   is a leader in every sense of the word. This year as president of the BFUHS student council,   she has worked hard to motivate students during fundraisers that benefitted both the school and community. She   runs weekly meetings that consist of specific events and activities for not only the Student Council but also the school and general community. In addition to this, Hannah was named the BFUHS 2017  Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen, and has also been the captain of the varsity soccer team for the past two years where  she has worked   hard to not only further develop her skills but to help her teammates and improve  team morale. She is a commendable young woman both on and off the field. Continue reading

Theo Pilette, December Elks Student of the Month

It is a pleasure to announce that Theophilus  “Theo”  Pilette has been named the December Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Theo, a senior, is the son of Ron and Anna Pilette of Grafton.

Theo strives for academic excellence and   shows tremendous maturity for a person his age.  He takes challenging classes, is an active participant in class discussions, and offers insightful comments. The quality of his work is often above and beyond what it expected.   Always appreciative of teachers’ efforts to help, he takes advantage of opportunities to improve his skills.

Theo comes to school every day with a desire to learn and to help others learn as well.  He is willing to help his classmates better understand a concept, and actively tries to connect lessons to real life experiences whenever possible. Continue reading

Banner Reveal Monday, February 5th 2018

Banner Reveal has been rescheduled to Monday, February 5th, 2018.

The 2017 State Champion Field Hockey banner will be unveiled on Monday, February 5th between the JV & Varsity girls basketball games(approx 6:40pm) in the gymnasium of the Bellows Falls Union High School. Let’s show our support and community pride for these accomplished athletes. The banner reveal will happen between the JV and Varsity basketball games.

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.