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

Arianna Morton, May Elks Student of the Month

Arianna MortonIt is a pleasure to announce that Arianna Morton has been named the May Elk’s Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Arianna, a senior, is the daughter of Tim and Anne Morton of Rockingham. As a dedicated student, Arianna goes above and beyond to complete her assignments which meet and exceed scholarly standards.  She is a leader in the classroom, and is always willing to help her classmates when they struggle. Continue reading

Tegan Jowett, April Elks Student of the Month

T. JowettIt is a pleasure the announce that Tegan Jowett has been named the April Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Tegan, a senior, is the daughter of Fredrick Jowett and Shonda Breland of Bellows Falls. A hard working student, Tegan is dedicated to her classes and works hard to improve her skills.  She is respectful, responsible, and an asset to any class or group that she joins.  Always willing to help, Tegan is a quiet leader who is patient, open and friendly.  She comes to school every day willing to work hard and learn as much as she can. Continue reading

Tehya Martin, March Elks Student of the Month

t marinIt is a pleasure to announce that Tehya Martin has been named the March Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Tehya, a senior, is the daughter of Shamus Martin and April DeSoto of Saxtons River. Tehya is a conscientious student who comes to school every day and works to do well in her classes.    She splits her academic day between BFUHS and the River Valley Technical Center where she is enrolled in the Audio/Video Production class.   Always willing to put in extra work and time to do well, she asks insightful, clarifying questions to make sure she knows exactly what she needs to do for every assignment and/ or project that is assigned.   Continue reading

Shamrocks for Muscular Dystrophy

shamrockmdaThe Student Council recently raised money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. By selling shamrocks, which are hung up in the BFUHS main hallway, they raised a grand total of $321. This is the Student Council’s 12th year participating in this event, and this is the most they have ever raised.

Colin King, February Elk’s Student of the Month

Colin'sIt is a pleasure to announce that Colin King has been named the Bellows Falls Union High School February Elk’s Student of the Month.  Colin, a senior, is the son of Terry King of Westminster, and the late Tammy Shattuck of Bellows Falls. As a dedicated student, Colin is clearly deserving of this award. Colin works hard in his classes and is always willing to put in the extra time needed to improve his skills. He is concerned about doing well, has applied himself to his work, and works hard to overcome challenges.  Colin is a good role model to others, and he leads by example. Continue reading

Amanda Cassell, January Elks Student of the Month

Amanda Cassell2It is a pleasure to announce that Amanda Cassell has been named the January Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Amanda, a senior, is the daughter of Charles Cassell and Tammy Sears both of Bellows Falls.

A conscientious student, Amanda works hard on her academics every day.   She is dedicated to doing well and puts in the time needed to strengthen her skills.  Amanda is polite, caring, kind, and generous and often puts the needs of others before her own. She is helpful with her peers, and is always willing to help classmates who are struggling academically or emotionally. She is readily available to help anyone who should need her, and is often the first to volunteer to go get something or help out if someone needs a helping hand. Amanda is a courteous person who will hold the door for a line of teachers and students as they enter the building, and offer a bright smile and enthusiastic “hello.” Continue reading