Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Scholarship and Merit Aid at Boston University

Seniors applying to BU should pay special attention to the some excellent opportunities to receive scholarships and merit aid. Although very competitive we recommend any student applying to Boston University should explore this option. To research more information please click here

Naviance and the Common Application

As discussed at the school assembly yesterday, BHS is now a Naviance/Common Application high school. ALL seniors applying to any college or university should create an account with the common application. In addition, you need to follow additional steps to complete this process. Please click here for a step by step process on the entire Naviance College Application Process.
Completing these steps will ensure that the colleges in which you are applying to will receive your transcripts in a timely manner. As always please see your Guidance Counselor with any questions or concerns.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

PSAT Exam on 10/13/2010

The PSAT Exam will be offered to ALL Sophomores and registered Juniors. All room assignments have been posted throughout the school. Please be sure to bring three sharpened # 2 pencils and a calculator. If you have any further question please contact the Guidance Office at 781-270-1780.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Adopt A Class

Adopt A Class Opportunities – Sign up to earn your points needed for Adopt A Class scholarships. All high school students need to volunteer a minimum of 2 hours per year to qualify for an Adopt A Class Scholarship. Sign ups in BHS Main Office.
• October 12, 13, & 14 BCSF Annual Telethon

• October 15 Fox Hill Pumpkin Fair

• October 22 Memorial School Annual Halloween Party

• October 23 Adopt A Class Fall Family Harvest Fest

• December Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale

You must sign up for the event and sign with Mr. Sullivan at BHS in order to receive credit. Please wear your BCSF tee-shirt when volunteering.

Monday, October 4, 2010

PSAT Exam on 10/13/2010

The PSAT Exam and National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test will be administered to sophomores and juniors on Wednesday October 13, 2010 at Burlington High School. Although the Class of 2012 took the PSAT Exam last year, the BHS Guidance Department highly recommends students take the exam junior year as well. Juniors are reminded that the PSAT registration deadline is Wednesday October 6th, 2010. Sophomores do NOT need to register for the test, only Juniors.

The PSAT exam measures, critical reading skills, Math problem-solving skills and Writing skills AND prepares students to take the SAT exam Each student will receive a very useful score report with details on strengths and weaknesses. In addition recommendations are made on how students may improve. Registration information was mailed home. However, if you would like another copy of the registraation please click here.