Dear Parents and Caregivers of 2023 BHS students,
A few important updates to share with you!
Mark Your Calendars
- Back to School Night- October 29 and November 12 (individual educators sending Zoom links to the parents and guardians of their students)
- Expect cohort information November 3
- B-PEN Class of 2023 meeting- December 1 @ 7pm
B-PEN Discussion Topic Survey
Mark your calendars for a special 2023 class zoom meeting led by B-PEN and our BHS student Peer Leaders on December 1 @ 7pm (zoom link coming!).
Survey Results for our discussion with B-PEN are in. The concerns that were identified the most as areas where B-PEN might focus a presentation and discussion are:
- Social Connections
- Screen Time
- Mental Health
- Social Media
- Physical Exercise and Movement
Run and serve on the BHS School Council
Please consider running for a position on the School Council; it's an excellent opportunity to work with the high school administration, other parents, teachers and community members to be a part of and support school planning and goal setting for school improvements. The council meets once monthly, from 7:30-8:30am, via Zoom. For more information or to submit your one-paragraph statement of interest (telling us who you are and why you should be considered for the position of School Council) please email email@example.com by October 28, 2020. We will post your expression of interest to the parent community via email. School wide voting via Google Forms will be from November 2 to 6th.
PTO Executive Board (October Meeting)
The PTO’s Executive Board met on Wednesday; we learned the following information that we’d like to share with you.
From Head of School Anthony Meyer and Freshman Dean Jenee Uttaro:
School preparing to welcome freshmen into hybrid learning next week
Grades 10-12 slated to begin hybrid on 11/9
expect cohort information 11/3
faculty and staff will be learning as they go, working hard to develop new instructional methodologies
Back to School Night will be held in two parts this year
10/29: Live Q & A with administrators, plus prerecorded informational segments
11/12: Videos from individual teachers with information about specific classes
Kickoff of the PTO’s Annual Appeal
Raising funds to support grants to teachers, in-school and out-of-school experiences, invaluable programs like the Senior Essay Workshop, After the Prom Party, Teacher Appreciation efforts
Every parent/caregiver of a BHS student is a member of the PTO! Thank you!
Please let us know if you have questions or concerns you’d like raised or addressed at our next meeting, to be held in November.
Your 2023 Parent Representatives,