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BMHS Talk mail October 11, 2019

The PSSC is having their first meeting Tuesday, October 15th in the Library at 7pm.

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This fall, high schools are invited to take part in the 4th annual New Brunswick ChatterHigh Competition.  This year’s event will run from September 30 – November 29, 2019. A total of $10,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to top schools. In addition, there are exciting technology draw prizes to be won throughout the competition. The New Brunswick ChatterHigh Competition coincides with the Canada Career Month and Canada’s Most Informed School Competition (Oct. 28 – Dec. 6).

To participate, students complete a daily, short, on-line quiz that will engage them in an active exploration of labour market information, post-secondary education and career options.  Points are earned as participants explore and answer questions correctly.  Schools will increase their rankings based on a per capita score.  Families and teachers can participate as well, helping the school raise funds while discovering useful information and resources.

To learn more about getting started, please see attached PDF containing step-by-step videos and visit:

http://informed.chatterhigh.com/l/nb-competition/

If you have time, please check out the link above and help our school earn some money while at the same time educating our students about opportunities in the labor market, post-secondary education and career options.  Thank you for your participation.

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There will be a Post-Secondary Information Night for Parents on October 22nd beginning at 7pm in the BMHS Theatre.

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Photo retakes will be on Tuesday, October 22nd for those who were absent for photo day or who wish to purchase their photo and are unhappy with their original proof.

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Grad Photos will take place November 4th-15th.

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School fees and school forms can be paid online through the Anglophone East website…school cash.  The fee is $30 for all students, with an additional $5 for grade nine students for their lock purchase and you have to have paid your student fees to receive your student ID card, which come out next week.

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The school store will be open for students at lunch hour on Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Fridays.  BMHS hoodies are $35.  We also have lots of other BMHS swag for great prices.  Cash or cheque only.

Tonight is our Homecoming football game at our very own McKenna Field.  It's a great chance to see some alumni, who usually come home from university for the long weekend.   We're playng Harrison Trimble High School.... Game time is at 7pm.  Ticket prices are $3 for students, $5 for adults.

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The School Basketball Team Tryout Dates will be as follows:

Senior Boys – Oct 21/22 7:15pm-9pm

                           Oct 23 6:30pm-7:30pm

Junior Boys – Oct 23 7-9pm

                          Oct 24/25 5:30-7:15pm

Senior and Junior Girls combined Oct 28/29 5:30pm-7:15pm

The Annual Take Our Kids to Work Day is November 6, 2019. On this day, instead of going to school, Grade 9 students have the opportunity to spend the day at the workplace of a parent, guardian or community host. On Friday, October 11th, Grade 9 students will be bringing home the Family Guide which provides information about Take Our Kids to Work Day. It also contains a Consent Form which must be completed, signed and returned to your child’s English teacher before the day of the event.

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For any students ages 15-19 who are interested in Rotary Youth Exchange Programs, there is an information session on October 15th beginning at 7pm at 210 John St Moncton Suite #200. More information is available in the guidance office or on the BMHS website.

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On October 18, a representative from the University of New Brunswick will be outside the guidance office during the lunch hour to answer questions and provide information to interested students.

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Over the next few weeks many colleges and universities are hosting open houses. This is a great opportunity for students to visit post-secondary institutions they are considering for after high school. A list of open house dates can be found on the Anglophone East School District Scholarship Webpage (aesdscholarships.wordpress.com). Students should speak with their guidance counsellor if they have questions or would like more information.​