Athletic Update for Wednesday 9/15: First Team Boys and Girls Soccer teams scheduled for Shulman Field today have been postponed. Varsity Field Hockey is in the gym from 5-6. Bring your sneakers for conditioning. JV Field Hockey is in the gym from 6-7. Bring your sneakers for conditioning. Varsity Golf Match for today has been postponed. No Varsity or JV Golf practice today. All other sports will be as previously scheduled. Cross Country will be at BHS today.
We are very pleased to announce that Margaret Chingos is a Semifinalist in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program and has an opportunity to continue in the National Merit Scholarship competition for some 7500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million that will be offered next spring. High school juniors entered the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) which served as an initial screen of program entrants. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest scoring entrants in each state.
Bowdoin College recently shared their news that Brunswick High School has won the 2021 Abraxas Award at Bowdoin College. Established in 1915 by the Abraxas Society, A Bowdoin College junior honor society, the Abraxas Award is given to “the school sending two or more graduates to the College, whose representatives maintain the highest standing during their first year”.
Tyler Patterson, class of 2021, competed at the Outdoor Track Nationals held in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday, July 3rd. Tyler won his heat of the 1-mile with a personal best time of 4:15. 60 placing in the top 20 for all boys in the nation. Click for full results: https://live.athletictiming.net/meets/10436/events/361148/results
BHS Photography 2 students in Mrs. Driscoll's classes have work on display in a window exhibit at the Merrymeeting Plaza, hosted by Brunswick Public Art at 147 Bath Road in Brunswick (next to Peppers Landing). An outdoor reception is planned for June 25th, 7:00 PM to recognize the students. This exhibit highlights photographs created by students after meeting our Virtual Visiting Resident Artist, Justin Levesque from Portland. Justin joined our classes and shared his work online as part of a pilot VVAR grant program from the Maine Department of Education and the Maine Arts Commission.
Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Tennis team and their coach Mary Kunhardt for ending the season 15-1 and as CLASS A STATE CHAMPIONS! This is the first state championship for Girls tennis since 2013!!! The Lady Dragons secured a win of 2-3 over Falmouth. Coco Meserve, Anna Barnes, Ella Perham, Lia Rand, Abby Sharpe, Emily Davison, Sadie Levy, Hazel Goodwin, Dee Molai, and Logan Brown all deserve a cheer for being winners with grace!!
Class of 2021 - Marching Practice
Click link for the Orange and Black Student Newsletter! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1316632/Orange_and_Black_June_2021.pdf
On Friday, June 4th Todd Hanson received a Legislative Sentiment for 25 years of coaching the Brunswick High School boys basketball team. The award was presented by Rep. Arford and Senator Daughtry.
Strike Out Cancer Game: Brunswick Varsity Softball vs. Mt. Ararat, June 2nd at BHS. Ceremony starts at 3:30. Join us in a sea of purple shirts to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer and to honor the Cockburn Family. To pre-order t-shirts ($20), contact Mary Lord: email@example.com Strawberry shortcake and pies will be served. Donations welcome!
Get your questions answered about vaccinations for adolescents from pediatric providers at Mid Coast Hospital and Martins Point. Q&A document here: http://www.midcoasthealth.com/covid19/pdf/covid19-pediatrics-faqs3.pdf Presentation tonight!
Click for the May Orange and Black student newsletter: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1244133/Orange_and_Black_May_2021.pdf
For the fourth consecutive year, the town of Brunswick has been recognized by the NAMM Foundation as one of the 686 school districts nationwide (one of only two Maine school districts) considered "Best Communities for Music Education". The award recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education. Designations are made to school districts that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.
Brunswick School Department is always seeking qualified substitute teachers, educational technicians, resource assistants, and nurses. Visit https://www.brunswicksd.org/page/substitute-placement-frontline for more information.
The Orange and Black Student News Letter for April 2021 can be seen at this link: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1197003/Orange_and_Black_April_2021.pdf
The National Honor Society students brought together over 100 messages of thanks for our healthcare workers. Click link to view video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zo2mg0231vAv5heTZhUG2TYaFtEtxqGs/view
Happy Valentine’s Day! Spread the Love! #teambrunswickme
Click link for the February Orange and Black Student Newsletter. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1115671/Orange_and_Black_Feb_2021.pdf
BHS Parents/Guardians 2/5/21 - check your email for a quick survey on the impending schedule change.