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Welcome to Burncoat High
School News & Information
Congratulations to the Class of 2015


Last day for Seniors was today, May 22.  To congratulate our students, BHS hosted a wonderful full course breakfast.  Our students enjoyed their last day today as a class, signing yearbooks and saying good-bye.  It was a tearful morning.  Here is a wonderful photo montage of the class of 2015 as prepared by Michelle Le.  



BHS Robotics
This weekend the BHS Robotics teams ​will be competing at the Battle Cry  at W.P.I.
We will keep you updated on their results.  Best of Luck TEAM!!!

 

MCAS MATH - BEST OF LUCK!
Best of luck to our Grade 10 students taking the MCAS Mathematics Exams this week (May 19 and 20).  You have worked hard all year!  Give it your best!   Here is a photo of our staff making and serving our students a Pancake MCAS Breakfast before the test begins!  Thanks to all for your help!










 

M.C.A.S. Testing Dates
  • M.C.A.S. Biology  for Grade 9 is June 8 & 9
  • This exam is for first time Biology students, typically all of grade 9
 


Yearbooks
Yearbooks are available for sale for $80.00. See Ms. Binkoski in room D1. 

 

Prom & Graduation Updates!
 
Graduation Rehearsal is May 22!
Last Full Day of School for Seniors!
&
Also MANDATORY REHEARSAL on June 2 at 9:30 AM at the DCU

Graduation Night  is June 2, 6:00PM at DCU Center


The BHS Junior/Senior Prom will be Friday, May 29 @ Mechanics Hall
6 PM.  Price per student is $50.00.  Deposits were due on 4/17.  The remaining balance will be collected on May 18, 19, and 20. 

 



National Honor Society
National ional Honor Society Induction

ceremony  is May 26 at Hanover insurance.  

See Mrs. Dowd in the A Office if you have any

questions. 


 



 
Quadrivium News

The BHS Quadrivium shared the stage  with the Salisbury Singers at The Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Assumption College on May 9th. 











 



Music Magnet Announcements

Upcoming Events:

 

* Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 9:00AM, Band, Strings and Orchestra perform at the Greendale YMCA for the Greendale Retired Men’s Club.

* Tuesday, June 2, 2015, Graduation at the DCU, 6PM, Orchestra and Quadrivium (finish around 8PM)

* Friday, June 5, 2015, Trills and Thrills Music Festival, all day, East Longmeadow and Agawam, returning early evening.

* Tuesday, June 16, 2015, Solo and Chamber Music Recital, 7PM at Brooks Music Center at Holy Cross, free admission

Junior/Senior Project Recitals

4/30, pd. 7,Corey Daley

5/6, pd. 2, Mary Whitney

5/7, pd. 6, Molly Roach and Elisander Rivera-Sanchez

5/8, pd. 7, Devin Dupuis

5/15, pd. 2, Julia Giard

5/15, Pd. 6, Zaidimary Barreto

5/18, Pd. 7, Allison Terry

5/20, Pd. 7, Catherine Huynh

5/21, Pd. 2, Sean Bouffard

6/12, Pd. 7, Maddie Hayman

 


 

Book Club News!
Book Club for students will meet Friday, June 12 after school in C -9 with Mrs. Curran.   We will be discussing the book we just finished entitled  Lord of the Flies.  All students are welcome!  All members, please email me your audio recording for Summer Reading Kick Off Movie!

 


BOOSTER CLUB NEWS

"Sport's Night"

 Wednesday, May 27,2015  at Hanover Insurance 

100 North Parkway

6:00- Ice-cream Bar  & 7:00- Ceremony starts

Tickets are $3 for athletes & $5 for parents/guests
 

Tickets on Sale Thursday & Friday May 21st & 22nd 
 &
 also on Tuesday & Wednseday May 26th & 27th during lunches.

     Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for guests.

No tickets will be sold at the door! 

Guest Speaker "Kristin Karat"

 Women's Basketball Coach @ Nichol's

  Please join us as we Honor our Hard Working Athletes!

 




 
 
 
 
 
Donors Choose & Burncoat !

We have 2 classes who are asking for assistance in purchasing needed items for their classrooms.  Please look at their pages below and help in any way you can!  Thank you!
  • Mrs. Wrenn & Mrs. Muschetta Smith in room E6 have created a donors page.  Their students need materials for hands-on activities. LEGOs and erector sets will help with creativity, language, and academic learning. Headphones are for reading groups.  Click here to learn more about their project & donate!
  • Mr. Donington in the E.S.L. Dept has also created a donors choose page.  He is looking to purchase chromebook laptops for all of his students so each student can work on a computer at the same time during class.  Chromebooks for College & Career Readiness.  Click here to learn more about his goals & to donate.  

GUIDANCE NEWS......

 IMPORTANT DATES FOR STUDENTS

Scheduling for Next Year has begun!  Check in with your guidance counselor to create the perfect academic schedule for your future!


  School Information  
  School Hours: 7:20 am - 1:43 pm
 
 
     
  Instructional Focus  
 

Burncoat High School will continue to implement a formal communication system as a means to transfer information on effective practices and needs. All faculty will participate on a regular basis in professional development activities targeted toward the school’s Instructional Focus and the school-wide Best Practices. All students will experience a rigor-based curriculum taught through instructional strategies meant to improve reading comprehension as measured by MAPS, MCAS, PSAT, ACT, ACCESS, and AP scores as well as other formative assessments.

View School Accountability Plan for more details about our school.

 
     
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