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Slides from the 8th grade parent night on February 7, 2012 at BHS. A number of relevant links are included in the slides.

Slides from the 8th grade parent night on February 7, 2012 at BHS. A number of relevant links are included in the slides.

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8th grade parent night 2012 8th grade parent night 2012 Presentation Transcript

  • Burlington High School8th Grade Parent Night February 7, 2012
  • Burlington High School Mission StatementBurlington High School prepares studentsfor lifelong learning and responsiblecitizenship by offering a challenging,relevant curriculum and varied activities ina safe environment.
  • My 8th Grader
  • Points of Pride• 95% of Classes of 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 have gone on to Post-Secondary Education• Extensive Advanced Placement Course Selection• Students currently enrolled in at least 1 AP Course is 170• Students currently enrolled in at least 1 Honors class is 708• Extensive Co-curricular offerings• Extensive Advanced Placement Course Selection• 100% of Class of 2010 passed MCAS• Web-based Guidance Information Management System• Over 150 students during the past two years have had the opportunity to take courses which will yield college
  • Points of Pride Some concrete examples:Modern Communication methods/transparencyBurlington High Principals BlogBHS Facebook PageBHS Google Plus PageBHS Alerts on TwitterBurlington High Guidance Blog
  • Points of Pride Some concrete examples:Poetry Out LoudBHS Art Students Win Seven Gold KeysBHS BandBHS ChorusHoliday TraditionsSchool Spirit/Student Voice
  • Points of Pride Some concrete examples:Nobel Prize WinnersNational Recognition for StudentsNational Recognition for Professional DevelopmentRegional Recognition For School Improvement Plans
  • Points of Pride Some concrete examples:BHS in the news (this year):Associated Press - Many U.S. Schools Adding iPads, Trimming TextbooksDaily Times Chronicle - iPad Program Drawing Attention For Burlington HighBoston Globe - Leading The Way To Cyber-LearningT.H.E. Journal - When Students Run The Help DeskFox 25 Boston Checks Out Our iPad DeploymentUSA Today - Students Cast Wide Net For Mentoring With PLNs
  • Points of Pride Some concrete examples:BHS in the news (this year):How Steve Jobs Influences BHS - WBZ NewsBHS Featured on WGBH TV
  • What else would you like to know about BHS? Please ask any questions on the BHS Principals Blog on the post on tonights event.Or call my cellphone 339 234-1673Or e-mail at larkin@bpsk12.org
  • More contact info. Associate Principal - Rick Sheehan Science Dept. Head - Peter Nassiffrsheehan@bpsk12.org nassiff@bpsk12.orgAssociate Principal - Mark Sullivan Foreign Lang. Dept. Head - Rita DeBellissullivan@bpsk12.org debellis@bpsk12.orgGuidance Director - Joe Attubato Fine Arts Dept. Head - George Ratkevichattubato@bpsk12.org ratkevich@bpsk12.orgEnglish Dept. Head - Ben Lally Perf. Arts Dept. Head - John Middleton-Coxlally@bpsk12.org middleton@bpsk12.orgSocial Studies Dept. Head - Todd Whitten PE/Health Dept. Head - Edward Gilliswhitten@bpsk12.org egillis@bpsk12.orgMath Dept. Head - Brian McNeillmcneill@bpsk12.org
  • Some Important LinksBHS Program of StudiesBHS English Dept. WebsiteBHS Art Dept. WebsiteBPS EdTech BlogBHS WebsiteA List of other BHS Staff Web Resources