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REMINDER TO SENIORS:  Today is the deadline to fill out the senior class gift survey sent to you by email.

 

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 today.  Your name will be sent to Jay Peak before February break for free skiing.

 

The library will be closed after school today.

 

Don’t miss the last regular season Boys’ Basketball game at MVU tonight.  JV game begins at 5:30 and Varsity at 7:00 p.m.  WEAR YOUR GREEN & GOLD!

 

** Unfortunately, due to a low number of sign-ups, we will not be running the spectator bus to the Boys’ Basketball game at MVU tonight.

 

Good luck to the following sports teams as they compete this weekend:

 

Friday:

  • JV & Varsity Boys’ Basketball at MVU @ 5:30/7:00 p.m.
  • Nordic Ski Team State Classic at Rikert @ 10:30 a.m.

 

Saturday:

 

  • Girls’ Hockey host MUHS @ 5:30 p.m.
  • Boys’ Hockey host Essex @ 7:30 p.m.

 

Girls’ Lacrosse open gym at Collins-Perley every Sunday from 5-7 p.m.  All girls are welcome, no experience necessary…extra equipment is available if anyone wants to try the sport.

 

BFA Music Spring Apparel Sale starts now!  Check out the new items including joggers for men and women!  Order online by March 5th:  https://bfamusic2017.itemorder.com/sale.

 

Have you ever heard of Peace Corps or AmeriCorps?  Join a new BFA program with the Rotary, Club Interact.  Interact is a nationally known service learning program.  We plan to do local, state, national and international community service.  Please join us in the PAC on Wednesday, March 8th at 8:10 a.m.

 

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 (46) 9th graders, (42) 10th graders, (63) 11th graders, (156) 12th graders and (20) Staff/Community Members.

 

 

Daily Announcements

After school tennis is cancelled for today.

 

Gaming Club will meet today after school in Room E-205.

 

Good luck to the following sports teams as they compete today:

  • Alpine Ski at Hardack @ 10:00 a.m.
  • JV & Varsity Girls’ host Essex @ 6:00/7:30 p.m.
  • Girls’ Basketball “Purple Game in honor of Barb Clark” vs. Essex @ 6:00/7:30 p.m.

 

** Tonight come support the Girls’ Basketball teams and help them raise money for Pancreatic Cancer research at the same time!  Be a part of the excitement and the fight to prevent and cure Pancreatic Cancer.  Wear as much purple as you can and be sure to get a ticket at the game for the halftime shoot-out!  JV game starts at 6:00 p.m. and Varsity at 7:30 p.m.

 

Anyone interested in going to the Boys’ Basketball game at MVU on Friday and need a ride?  A spectator bus will leave BFA South at 6:00 p.m.  We need a full bus to make it happen.  Sign-up on the list on Mr. Marlow’s door today through Friday morning.

 

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.

 

Girls’ Lacrosse open gym at Collins-Perley every Sunday from 5-7 p.m.  All girls are welcome, no experience necessary…extra equipment is available if anyone wants to try the sport.

 

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.

 

BFA Music Spring Apparel Sale starts now!  Check out the new items including joggers for men and women!  Order online by March 5th:  https://bfamusic2017.itemorder.com/sale.

 

Have you ever heard of Peace Corps or AmeriCorps?  Join a new BFA program with the Rotary, Club Interact.  Interact is a nationally known service learning program.  We plan to do local, state, national and international community service.  Please join us in the PAC on Wednesday, March 8th at 8:10 a.m.

 

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 (46) 9th graders, (42) 10th graders, (63) 11th graders, (156) 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 kchesser@fcsuvt.org.
  • 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 kchesser@fcsuvt.org.

 

If you are interested in attending, please email Mrs. Chesser at kchesser@fcsuvt.org.  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.

Daily Announcements

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 kchesser@fcsuvt.org.
  • 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 kchesser@fcsuvt.org.

 

If you are interested in attending, please email Mrs. Chesser at kchesser@fcsuvt.org.  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.

Daily Announcements

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

 

** There will be a senior class meeting TODAY during Extended Advisory in the PAC.  All seniors should report directly to the PAC.

 

Human Services I is taking part in the WOKO Big Change Roundup today during Advisory and tomorrow 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.

 

Good luck to the following sports teams as they compete today:

 

  • JV & Varsity Boys’ Basketball Teams host Vergennes tonight @ 6:00/7:30 p.m.
  • Nordic Ski host at Hardack @ 3:30 p.m.

 

After school open tennis courts Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 p.m.  See Mrs. Hodgeman with any questions.

 

VT Army National Guard will be presenting at BFA on Wednesday, February 22nd.  If interested, please sign up in the Guidance Office and take a pass for your Enrichment teacher to sign giving you permission to attend.

 

The Young Athlete’s Program for the VT Special Olympics meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 22nd 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 on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

 

GLOW will meet on Wednesday, February 22nd, from 3:00-4:00 p.m.  All are welcome!

 

The Purple Game is this Thursday!  Come watch the Girls’ Basketball Teams as they play rival Essex in some of the most important games.  Wear all the purple you own and support the fight against Pancreatic Cancer!  JV game starts at 6:00 p.m. and Varsity at 7:30 p.m.  See you there!

 

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.

 

** 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.

 

Daily Announcements

Good luck to the JV & Varsity Girls’ Basketball Team as they host Burlington tonight @ 6:00/7:30 p.m.

 

** There will be a senior class meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, February 21st, during Extended Advisory in the PAC.  All seniors should report directly to the PAC.

 

After school open tennis courts Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 p.m.  See Mrs. Hodgeman with any questions.

 

VT Army National Guard will be presenting at BFA on Wednesday, February 22nd.  If interested, please sign up in the Guidance Office and take a pass for your Enrichment teacher to sign giving you permission to attend.

 

The Young Athlete’s Program for the VT Special Olympics meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 22nd 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.

 

The Purple Game is backCome support the Girls Basketball teams and help them to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer research at the same time!  Be a part of the excitement and know that you can be a part of helping to prevent and find a cure for Pancreatic Cancer.  Wear as much purple as possible and be sure to get a ticket at the game for the great half time shootout with chances to win cash and prizes!

 

** Remember, Purple Game Thursday, February 23rd against long time rival Essex!  JV starts at 6:00, Varsity starts 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Are you interested in exploring more about certain careers?  Are you interested in doing a job shadow or an internship?  For more information about Work-Based Learning (WBL) opportunities, contact Mrs. Chesser, the WBL Coordinator at kchesser@fcsuvt.org, TODAY!

 

The 19th Annual Franklin County Career & Job Expo will be held on Thursday, March 30th at Collins-Perley from 10:00-11:30 a.m.  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 kchesser@fcsuvt.org.
  • 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 kchesser@fcsuvt.org.

 

If you are interested in attending, please email Mrs. Chesser at kchesser@fcsuvt.org.  You will receive a reply back with an attached permission slip.  You can also pick up a permission slip at Guidance Office.  All permission slips need to be returned to Room W-106 by Friday, March 17th.