Monday, October 29, 2018

Information on BHS Report Cards & Parent Conferences / BHS Vaping Presentation / BHS Fall Play

First-term grades closed on Friday, October 26. Report cards will be published in the ASPEN parent portal on Thursday, November 1st. Please make special note of the following important dates:

Day Parent/Teacher Conferences - Monday, November 5, 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Election Day - Tuesday, November 6 No School

Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences - Thursday, November 8 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Veterans Day Observance - Monday, November 12 No School

Please be mindful that evening conferences will follow our traditional drop-in format and that your time may be limited. 

Any parent or guardian who wishes to schedule a conference during the day on Monday, November 5th, can make an appointment online with Sign Up Genius, which can be accessed through the link below and is open from 7:45 a.m. on 10/29 and closes at 7:00 p.m. on 11/4.


If you need them, as a reminder, teacher email addresses can be found on the BPS website.

In addition to our evening conferences, Burlington Police Resource Officer Keith Shepard will be presenting, ‘Vaping, What You Need to Know’. The presentation will be in the auditorium prior to our evening conferences on 11/8 at 5:30 p.m. This presentation is designed to keep parents informed about the dangerous trend of vaping.  You are strongly encouraged to attend. 

Also, please mark your calendar for the annual BHS fall play, which will be “ Harvey”,  the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Mary Chase where Elwood P. Dowd is the perfect gentleman, his only flaw being that his best friend is a pooka; a six-foot-tall, invisible rabbit named Harvey. When Elwood begins introducing Harvey around town, his sister, Veta Louise and her daughter Myrtle Mae are embarrassed. They become determined to commit Elwood to a sanitarium. In error, it is Veta who is committed rather than Elwood after she confesses that, on occasion, she has seen the rabbit herself. Eventually, the mistake is realized and a frantic search begins for Elwood and his friend. Elwood eventually agrees to undergo treatment to satisfy his sister, but in the end, Veta realizes that she loves her brother just as he is and accepts Harvey as a member of the household, understanding that she doesn’t want either of them to change.


The performance dates are December 14th at 7:30 p.m. and December 15th at 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at http://burlingtontickets.tix.com        

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