Wednesday, October 16th
Freshman Class – Students will visit Castleton University, where they will have a tour of the campus, participate in a panel discussion with former BFUHS students who attend Castleton and eat lunch in the cafeteria(free of charge).
Sophomore Class – Students will take the PSAT(practice test for SAT-test required for most college applications) in the morning and then after lunch(free of charge) they will visit the River Valley Technical Center (RVTC) where students will participate in a career fair during which they will learn about careers of interest (which were identified on their personalized learning plans).
Junior Class – Students will take the PSAT(practice test for SAT-test required for most college applications) in the morning and then after lunch(free of charge) they will participate in a Financial Literacy Fair facilitated by the Vermont Association of Credit Unions. 11th graders will be given a job with a salary and learn how to budget the many life expenses that will come their way.
Senior Class – Seniors have the opportunity to choose from a number of college and career awareness activities. They were given a form with options to bring home and have a parent/guardian sign. Options for this day include: Visiting a college of your choice, College Boot Camp(working on college applications, essays, financial aid), work on a resume, work on senior project, or go on a job shadow.