Congratulations to Beverly High School’s GlaDIators!

The GlaDIators, one of Beverly High School’s Destination Imagination (DI) team, including Kayleigh Boucher, Sophie Claus, Zach Bauer, Julia Silveira, Christina Pothier, and Robert Michaud, placed second at the state DI tournament this past Saturday, qualifying them for the Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Help support their campaign by donating to their GoFundMe page (http://www.gofundme.com/beverlydiglobals) and stay tuned for future fundraising announcements!

Student Health Survey

To make sure we give the best possible services to Beverly children, we want to learn what our students know about health and how they take care of their own health. One way that we do this is through a student survey. This survey has questions about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use; violence and safety; sexual issues; mental health; exercise; food; and other general information consistent with the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) Youth Risk Behavioral Survey.

We will be administrating this survey to Beverly students in grades 6 through 12 in mid-April 2015/ The survey is private – your child will not put his or her name on the survey and they may skip any question they do not wish to answer.

The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment is a Federal Law that requires that we notify you ahead of time about the survey. This gives you the opportunity to review it, so that you can inform you child’s school if you do not wish your child to participate.

The information gained by this anonymous survey, allows the District and community providers to better meet the needs of Beverly children. The results will be compiled and posted on the school and district websites.

If you wish to see the high school survey, a copy will be available in the main office, from March 20th – April 3rd, 2015. If you DO NOT wish your child to participate in the survey, you must call Beverly High School’s main office @ (978) 921-6132 by April 9, 2015.

Beverly Education Foundation “Honor a Teacher’ Award

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Please help support all Beverly Public Schools, teachers and their students through the Beverly Education Foundation’s annual “Honor a Teacher” Awards.

This annual drive promotes the honoring of “teachers” to include all exemplary educators including teachers, paraprofessionals, librarians, art, music, media, physical fitness and science specialists, coaches, guidance counselors, support staff, custodians, etc throughout our district who have made a positive difference in the life of a Beverly student. Monies raised go directly to fund Teacher/Parent grants, awarded each June, which carry out our mission:
“… Beverly Education Foundation shall enhance and support improvements in the educational experience for Beverly Public School students as well as providing further professional development for its faculty. This financial support will facilitate greater learning opportunities for our children.”

 

Choose from three ways to ‘Honor a Teacher’ this school year:

2015 PARCC Testing Schedule

ELA & Math May – EOY (End of Year)

ELA

  • May 12 (Tuesday – Pride) – Extended Advisory (1pm-2:33pm)

  • May 13 (Wednesday – Panther) – Extended Advisory (1pm-2:33pm)

Math

  • May 19 – 2 Hour Delay (8:15am-10:15am)

  • May 20 – 2 Hour Delay (8:15am-10:15am)

2015 MCAS Dates & Times

Math

  • May 19 – Part I (2 Hour Delay – 8:15am-10:15am)

  • May 20 – Part II (2 Hour Delay – 8:15am-10:15am)

STE – Biology

  • June 8 – Session I (Pride – E Block 8:15am-9:35am)

  • June 9 – Session II (Panther – A Block 8:15am-9:35am)

Senior Baccalaureate – Thursday, June 4

ATTTENTION CLASS OF 2015!!

The Senior Baccalaureate will be held on Thursday, June 4 at 7:00, Temple BNai Abraham, 200 East Lothrop St. This is a very important part of “senior week” with a very long-standing tradition here at BHS. We strongly encourage all seniors to get involved in this celebration and participate. Individually or as a group you may sing, dance, do an instrumental performance, read a poetry or essay selection, create a video of your artwork, or anything that you feel you would like to do. We would also like for a senior to volunteer and put together a video presentation of your classs accomplishments and contributions of the last four years. We are also looking for someone to design a program. There are no practices but we do need to know ahead of time who will be participating in order to create the program. If you would like to sign up, you may notify Mrs. Borsetti,(rm 167), Mrs. Curley (rm 301) or any of your senior English teachers. I know most of you will be leaving to do your internships so please let us know as soon as possible. The Temple generously donates their space and provides light refreshments. Please join us for a night that you will long remember!

UP ALL NIGHT NEWS

Senior Parents!  Get ready for the wonderful “Up All Night Graduation party” which BHS hosts for our seniors!   The committee is gearing up for a FABULOUS night and celebration for our kids! Seniors save the date: Sunday Night June 7th 2015 to Monday morning June 8th 2015.

Raise money for Up All Night every time you buy groceries! We need your help!  To fund this event we are participating in the Stop & Shop A+ Program.  Sign up and get your friends to sign up – they don’t have to live or shop in Beverly!  We currently have 84 families signed-up and we need 150 families to make our goal.  Go to http://www.stopandshop.com/savings-and-rewards/rewards-program/aplus/ to register.   BHS ID #10164.    Contact Amy Norton at bhsptouan@gmail.com if you need any help to register your card.  Send me your 13 digit number on your purple card and the first three letters of your last name.

UAN Parent Letter

UAN Business Letter

UAN Student Contract

 

Don’t Forget to Compost!

Take a look at why it is important here  –
http://www.slideshare.net/bfecteau/compost-40009909