Here is the lunch menu for December!
Picture retake day is tomorrow!!
Picture Retake Day is November 30, 2021!
Tomorrow is the last day to donate to the BJHS food drive to benefit Mid Coast Hunger Prevention!
Please help your student remember to check lost and found!! Remaining items will be donated at the end of this week.
Student Council is sponsoring a food drive to benefit Mid Coast Hunger Prevention! Students can drop off donations in their grade-level boxes in the cafeteria from November 15-19! Here are some wish-list items: ● Peanut Butter ● Canned Fruit ● Canned Soup, Stew, or Pasta Meals ● Boxed Cereal and Oatmeal ● Canned Vegetables ● Canned Chicken or Tuna ● Individually Wrapped Snacks (Granola Bars, Peanut Butter Crackers, etc.) ● Mac N’ Cheese
Join us on Friday, November 19th from 7:00-9:00 pm for the first BJHS Art fundraiser of the year - Paint-your-own Pottery! Use our glazes to decorate your choice of mug or plate (plus a free ornament!) and we'll fire everything in time for holiday gift-giving. All ages welcome. This is a fundraiser for the BJHS Art Department, and all proceeds will be used to buy art supplies for students. $20 per person covers your choice of a mug or a plate, an ornament, and all glazes and firing costs. We happily accept cash or checks (made out to BJHS). Spots are limited to allow for social distancing, so sign up soon! Masks are required at all times. FUN GUARANTEED! Click here to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c48ada622a2fac52-paintyourown
6th grade science classes completed a Candy Corn lab as part of our study of the scientific method. Similar to a lab they designed and conducted earlier with Alka Seltzer, students tested out various liquids to see which dissolved a candy corn the most in ten minutes. Liquids tested include water, a mixture of baking soda and water, and vinegar. Which do you think dissolved the candy corn the fastest? What else would you try?
TEAN is sponsoring a winter clothing drive that will benefit our students!
Please help your child remember to check lost and found! We will be donating items at the end of the week to Goodwill.
54th Annual Ski & Skate Sale This Sunday! The Brunswick Parks and Recreation Department will host its 54th Annual Ski & Skate Sale this Sunday featuring great deals on new and used winter sports equipment. Due to national supply chain complications there will be one vendor attending, Rodgers Ski & Sport. We will be accepting winter sporting equipment from the public for consignment into the sale on Saturday from 9am until 4pm. When? Sunday, November 7th from 1pm – 4pm. Where? Brunswick Recreation Center, 220 Neptune Drive, Brunswick Landing, Brunswick COVID-19 Mitigation-Everyone in the Recreation Center will be required to wear a face covering. We will have one-way directional traffic for shopping, hand sanitizer, and the ventilation system will be running.
The BHS and BJHS bands did marching tour and put on a show for our HBS students. It was nice to see some familiar faces though they seem so much older now. Click link for short video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Tmaw_8QnaMU7Vl_j8hdHH0xpu2MY9CP6/view?usp=sharing
Congratulations to the 200+ students in our BJHS and BHS bands!! Today they played and marched from the junior high to HBS. Thank you to the students, teachers, and families who came out to cheer them on- and thank you to Heidi Anderson and Brandon Duras for making this happen!!
For those students who do not have a signed Technology Agreement Form, a Technology Handbook is being sent today electronically for your electronic signature. Please read through and complete the form. Thank you.
Check out the library displays that our amazing student library assistants put together!
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Did you know about 1 million passwords are compromised a week? To prevent this, experts recommend creating a passphrase! So what exactly is a passphrase? It is a sentence-like string of words that is longer than a traditional password, easy to remember and difficult to crack.
Author Visit to BJHS!! Thank you for joining us, Mr. Jalali, and thank you to Ms. Acheson for making this happen for our students! To culminate a social studies and ELA unit called “Coming to Maine,” author Reza Jalali recently spoke to B.J.H.S. seventh graders about his book Dear Maine: Trials and Triumphs of Maine’s 21st Century Immigrants. Mr. Jalali immigrated from Iran in 1985, has taught at the University of Southern Maine, and is the director of Greater Portland’s Welcome Center. After his talk, he answered students’ questions via the Google Meet. Contact person: Peg Acheson firstname.lastname@example.org
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Did you know that 50% of people receive one phishing email each day? What is phishing? Phishing is defined as the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers.