REMINDER: On Thursday, February 23rd we will have an assembly day schedule. Grades 9 & 10 will be working on PLPs and grades 11 & 12 will use the time as an additional study period.
PLPs 7:30 – 8:15
Period 1 8:20 – 9:04
Period 2 9:09 – 9:53
Period 3 9:58 – 10:42
Period 4 10:47 – 11:31
Period 5 (Lunch 1) 11:36 – 11:59
(Lunch 2) 11:59 – 12:22
(Lunch 3) 12:22 – 12:45
(Lunch 4) 12:45 – 1:08
Period 6 1:13 – 1:57
Period 7 2:02 – 2:47
Human Services I is taking part in the WOKO Big Change Roundup today during Enrichment. Their goal is to raise $300 to benefit the Vermont Children’s Hospital, which is a part of the Miracle Network. All donations will be greatly appreciated.
The Young Athlete’s Program for the VT Special Olympics meeting has been rescheduled for TODAY at 3:00. The meeting will take place in the Gym. The Young Athlete’s Program works with children ages 2-7 with and without disabilities. We are looking for outgoing, fun, engaging, and enthusiastic coaches to be paired with an athlete! Is this you? Please come to the informational meeting to find out more about this amazing program and how you can coach this spring. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Fabrizio.
Gaming Club will meet today and Thursday this week.
GLOW will meet today from 3:00-4:00 p.m. All are welcome!
Good luck to the following sports teams as they compete today:
- Girls’ Hockey at Rutland @ 5:00 p.m.
- Boys’ Hockey host SBHS @ 7:00 p.m.
- Alpine Ski at Burke Mountain
- Snowboard at Bolton Night Rider
After school open tennis courts Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 p.m. See Mrs. Hodgeman with any questions.
DON’T FORGET: The Purple Games are tomorrow night! Come out and have a great time supporting the teams and the fight against Pancreatic Cancer! Wear your purple and get ready for the halftime shoot-out and the opportunity to win CASH! JV game starts at 6:00 p.m. and Varsity at 7:30 p.m.
The Mercury will be partnering with Channel 15 to broadcast live play-by-play coverage from BFA Boys and Girls basketball games for the remainder of the season. The videos will be embedded on the Mercury webpage at bfamercury.org. Check this out for live coverage. Next live coverage is February 23rd as the Comets host Essex.
The 150th subscriber to the BFA Mercury online version will receive a $20.00 gift card to Hometown. This contest will run monthly. Subscribe today at bfamercury.org.
REMINDER TO SENIORS: Please fill out the senior class gift survey sent to you by email no later than the end of this week.
If you have straight A’s on your report card, you are eligible to ski free at Jay! All you have to do is bring in your report card to the Guidance Office and show Mrs. Doig before 12:00 on Friday, February 24th. Your name will be sent to Jay Peak before February break for free skiing.
** BFA is sponsoring a food drive for the Franklin County Animal Rescue! Now through February 24th there will be collection boxes in the Main Office, the Tech Center Office and in the Principal’s Office. Please donate food and any pet toys and supplies at these sites to be picked and later delivered to the Animal Rescue.
Applications for the VT Maple Festival Talent Show can be found on the bulletin board outside the Band Room or in the attached link. All applications must be sent in by March 1st.
The 2017 BFA Yearbook sales end on Friday, March 10th (that is the Friday when we get back from break)! Check your email for cash/check order forms (or the Main Office) or online ordering link (on the BFA website). Remember, we cannot order extras, so pre-order today! As of today, the order numbers are (43) 9th graders, (42) 10th graders, (61) 11th graders, (154) 12th graders and (20) Staff/Community Members.
Grades 9-11, BFA field trip to Johnson State College on March 14th. Join other students in an all day experience at one of our state colleges. Johnson is known for their education, arts, performing arts and exploration programs. Do your undergraduate program in Vermont! Pick up your field trip permission slip from Guidance and return it by Friday, February 24th. All you can eat lunch is included. Please see Mrs. Hodgeman or Mr. Pepin with any questions.
The 19th Annual Franklin County Career & Job Expo will be held on Thursday, March 30th at Collins-Perley from 10:00-11:30. Over 80 businesses, industries, agencies and colleges are invited to participate. The objective of this event is to link students, educators and employers. Students and educators will be introduced to opportunities in post-secondary education and regional industry and business. Employers look forward to meeting with your well prepared students.
- Properly prepared students are expected to be dressed as professionally as they can be. If a student is concerned about their attire and needs support, please contact Mrs. Chesser at email@example.com.
- Cash prizes will be issued to some students who most impress exhibitors with their attitude, presentation, politeness and proactive engagement.
- Cash prizes will also be issued to students who submit creative and professional resumes. Students should make sure their resumes reflect a career path or job intention. If students need help with their resumes, please contact Mrs. Chesser, Work-based Learning Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in attending, please email Mrs. Chesser at email@example.com. You will receive a reply back with an attached permission slip. You can also pick up a permission slip in the Guidance Office. All permission slips need to be returned to Room W-106 by Friday, March 17th.