Monday, January 24, 2011

Upcoming BHS Guidance Events

The BHS Guidance department hopes you take full advantage of all the great opportunities to gain valuable knowledge for academic and college planning. Please call us with any questions.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 PSAT Parent Breakfast- (Snow Date 2/4/2011)
8:30 A.M. - 9:15A.M. This breakfast is to help parents understand PSAT results
Location: BHS Cafeteria .
For parents of students in grade 10 and 11.
Parents must RSVP at 781-270-1780.

Thursday February 3, 2011 Smart Buys in Education ( Click Here )
6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M - Families can learn how to get the most out of their higher education dollars.
Location : BHS Auditorium 
For parents of students in grades 8 through 11.
No RSVP Necessary
Hosted by Mark Montgomery, Independent College Consultant.

Thursday February 10, 2011 Sophomore/Junior Parent Planning Night
6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M This presentation is about academic and college planning.
Location: BHS Auditorium 
For parents of students in grade 10 and 11.
No RSVP Necessary

Wednesday March 2, 2011 Course Selection Process Breakfast
8:30 A.M. - 9:15A.M. This breakfast is designed to give parents an overview of the course selection process.
Location: BHS Cafeteria 
For parents of students in grade 9, 10, or 11.
Parents must RSVP at 781-270-1780

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Burlington High Staff Members visit Shawsheen Technical Valley High School

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Today Burlington High School staff members attended an informational luncheon at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School. Shawsheen is a most impressive school for students interested in pursuing one of many possible trades:

Arts & Communications(Design and Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Business Technology, Computer Science and Internet Technology)
Construction (Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, and Masonry)
Electro/Mechnical (Drafting, Machine Shop, Electronics, Metal Fabrication)
Services (Bakery, Cosmo, Culinary, Health)
Transportation (Automotive, Autobody)
Health Sciences( Health Assisting, Dental Assisting, Medical LabTechnician)

The application deadline for current 8th graders is February 1, 2011. The deadline for current 9th, 10th and 11th graders is in the late spring.  If you are interested in attending the upcoming career night please click here.

Monday, January 3, 2011

MEFA College Financing Seminar at BHS

Senior Parents:
This is just a reminder to senior parents that a financial aid seminar will be held on Thursday January 6, 2011. The night will commence at 7:00 in the BHS auditorium. The organization sponsoring the workshop is the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority . The presenter will be Carla Berg, Senior Associate Director at Bentley University. The BHS Guidance department highly recommend that senior parents attend this session. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact the Guidance Office at 781-270-1780.

In addition on Wednesday February 2, 2011, parents are invited to attend College Goal Sunday. This is a volunteer driven effort to provide FREE assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA. The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority sponsors the event with the assistance of many community based organizations. This year one of the sponsoring locations is in Wakefield, MA on Wednesday February  2, 2011 begin at 6:00. The location will be at the Northeast Metro Technical School. Click here for directions.