Friday, May 22, 2015

BEF Road Race

On Sunday, May 31, 2025, the Burlington Education Foundation (BEF) is holding their 11th Annual “Exercise for Education” 5K Road Race and ½ Mile Family Fun Run at Burlington High School .  Check-in for the event begins at 8:00am with the Family Fun Run beginning at 9:00am, followed by the start of the 5k which begins promptly at 9:30am.

Please visit BEF's website for more information on the activities as well as online registration. All pre-registered participants are guaranteed a free t-shirt. NEW This Year - Chip Timing! - with instant results. 
Run, Walk, Volunteer or join us as a spectator! Don’t miss out on this great community event or the chance to win aGrand Prize Raffle!!

BEF's Mission is to channel donations from businesses and individuals to provide Burlington educators with an additional source of funding for creative and innovative curriculum enrichment programs.  Help us make a difference in the Burlington Public Schools!

2015 Senior Final Exam / MCAS Testing Schedule

2015 Senior Final Exam / MCAS Testing Schedule
Friday, May 29 - Senior Exams
Senior ExamPeriod 17:38 - 8:3860 Minutes
Senior ExamPeriod 28:41 - 9:4160 Minutes
Period 39:44 - 10:27
Period 410:30 - 11:14
Period 511:17 - 12:01Lunch 111:17 - 11:39
11:42 - 12:26Lunch 212:04 - 12:26
Period 612:29 - 1:13
Period 71:16 - 2:00
Monday, June 1 - Senior Exams
Senior ExamPeriod 37:38 - 8:3860 Minutes
Senior ExamPeriod 48:41 - 9:4160 Minutes
Period 19:44 - 10:27
Period 210:30 - 11:14
Period 511:17 - 12:01Lunch 111:17 - 11:39
11:42 - 12:26Lunch 212:04 - 12:26
Period 612:29 - 1:13
Period 71:16 - 2:00
Tuesday, June 2 - Senior Exams and MCAS Science
MCAS Science/Senior ExamPeriod 57:38 - 8:5375 Minutes
Senior ExamPeriod 68:56 - 9:5660 Minutes
Senior ExamPeriod 79:59 - 10:5960 Minutes
Period 111:02 - 11:38
Period 211:41 - 12:17Lunch 111:41 - 12:03
12:06 - 12:42Lunch 212:20 - 12:42
Period 312:45 - 1:21
Period 41:24 - 2:00
Wednesday, June 3 - MCAS Science
MCAS SciencePeriod 17:38 - 8:5375 Minutes
44 minutesPeriod 28:56 - 9:40
44 minutesPeriod 39:43 - 10:27
44 minutesPeriod 410:30 - 11:14
44 minutesPeriod 511:17 - 12:01Lunch 111:17 - 11:3922 minutes
11:42 - 12:26Lunch 212:04 - 12:2622 minutes
44 minutesPeriod 612:29 - 1:13
44 minutesPeriod 71:16 - 2:00

Memorial Day Observances in Burlington

From Mr. Bob Hogan and Mrs Betty McDonough, the Veterans' Services Office in Burlington:

The Burlington Office of Veterans' Services and the Burlington Allied Veterans' Council's annual Memorial Day observances will be held this coming Monday, May 25, 2015 with the flag raising on the Town Common at 8:00 a.m. and the ceremony taking place at Chestnut Hill Cemetery at 10:00 a.m.  

The Host Organization this year is the American Legion.  Burlington will honor and remember the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War 2. 

The names of all veterans who have passed away since last Memorial Day, as reported to this office, will be read.

The Burlington Veterans' Services website contains the 2015 Memorial Day Program, Memorial Day information, and the names of the deceased veterans whose names will be read.

We look forward to another successful and wonderful celebration: Bob's 19th and final, and Betty's 23rd and final Memorial Day.  




Sidra Afzal (Class of ’17) Voted Top Fiction in National Magazine

From the BHS English Department:

And congratulations, Sidra!

Thursday, May 14, 2015

2015-2016 BHS Student Mentor Application

Are you a current BHS 10th or 11th grader and interested in becoming a student mentor for next year? We are currently asking for interested students to apply to be a mentor via the link below. Serving as a BHS Student Mentor is an excellent way to give back to your school community. Students who exhibit a high level of leadership, contribute to the BHS community in a positive manner, and are committed to maintaining the positive culture at BHS should seriously consider applying.



application deadline is May 22nd by 2:30 pm

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

MCAS Bell Schedule for May 12th & May 13th

MCAS MathTesting Schedule - Delayed Opening
BELL SCHEDULE- May 12th and 13th
Tuesday, May 12 - Session 1, No Calculator Allowed
Homeroom9:10 - 9:15
TestingPeriod 39:15 - 10:3075 Minutes
Period 410:33 - 11:09
Period 511:12 - 11:48
Period 611:51 - 12:19Lunch 111:51 - 12:13
12:16 - 12:44Lunch 212:22 - 12:44
Period 712:47 - 1:22
Period 11:25 - 2:00
No Period 2
Wednesday, May 13 - Session 2, Calculator Allowed
Homeroom9:10 - 9:15
TestingPeriod 49:15 - 10:3075 Minutes
Period 510:33 - 11:09
Period 611:12 - 11:48
Period 711:51 - 12:19Lunch 111:51 - 12:13
12:16 - 12:44Lunch 212:22 - 12:44
Period 112:47 - 1:22
Period 21:25 - 2:00
No Period 3

BHS Student wins Christian Herter Scholarship

Congratulations to junior, Jovan Sematimba, who has won a Christian Herter Memorial Scholarship. A state-funded scholarship, Herter scholarships are given to 25 Massachusetts high school sophomores or juniors each year who have overcome significant obstacles and who are committed to attending a four-year college or university.  The awards, which are renewable, may total as high as $18,000 per year.


The extensive application process included an essay and an interview, and the applicant pool was narrowed from over 400 initial applicants to 61 finalists, then 25 winners. In addition to maintaining a high GPA, Jovan is on both the varsity track and cross-country teams and is also an award-winning artist.  He was born in Uganda, came to the U.S. in the sixth grade and to BHS in the ninth grade. He is considering studying engineering in college. Congratulations, Jovan!