BHS Main Site News
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The Honor Roll for Quarter 3 has been published. Click Here for the Listings
The third issue of the Redcoat Review E-Edition is now available online.
Five Berlin Interact Members recently attended the Rotary Leadership Training Program at Springfield College. The group was recognized by the Rotary with an award.
The School Record setting Girls 4 x 800 m relay team of Katherine Voelpel, Michelle Grieco, Kristin Madeia, Jodi DiCicco and alternates Stephanie Parillo and Nicole Greico, qualified to compete at the New Balance National Championships in North Carolina. The girls will travel to North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, NC to compete. For more information on the Nationals Click Here
Attention: The School Counseling Newsletter for June 2013 is now available on the Guidance Department webpage...if you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Ramirez at 860-828-6577 x163
The Lady Redcoats defeated Rockville in the State Class L Quarterfinal to earn a SemiFinal berth. The #6 Redcoats will meet #2 Masuk of Monroe on Tuesday June 4, at 7:00 PM, at West Haven HS. To see the entire bracket and get more information Click Here for the CIAC Website.
A Special Evening of Music and Silent Auction to Benefit the BHS Band Programs
Questions? Contact Ruth Bogden – firstname.lastname@example.org 860-829-2971
The Relay team of Matt Kall, Hiral Patel, Mike Pomian, and Christian LaPierre set a new school record in the 4 x 100 m relay at the State CIAC Class MM meet at Middletown HS. See the story
Autumn Edelson and Brian Thomas participated in a pilot Junior Achievement Entrepreneurial Academy at The Hartford to launch an actual business. Fifteen students representing urban and suburban high school students worked for 15 weeks launching Kozy Toes. A board meeting and closing celebration was held at The Hartford, May 20. Brian Thomas, vice president of production, and Autumn Edelson, vice president of marketing represented Berlin High school with the utmost level of professionalism, leadership, responsibility, and work ethic.
Thursday, May 30th from 5-8 PM the UpBeat organization will sponsor its annual Townwide Picnic. The picnic features Entertainment, Raffles, Popcorn, a Silent Auction, Prizes, a visit by Ronald McDonald, and of course - Free Hot Dogs!!! The picnic will be held Rain or Shine and Free Shuttle Busses will be available between Berlin High School and the Fairgrounds. Wear Red White and Blue to show your sprirt.
On Saturday June 8th the carwash originally scheduled for 5/25/13 will be held in the BHS parking lot from 9:00 am to 1pm.
The Berlin Police Department would like to remind the entire BHS community of several laws regarding School Bus Warning Lights. You may NOT pass a school bus with its Red Flashing Lights On - even when this bus is waiting at the curb in the BHS Parking Lot. This is for student safety and is a State Law. Violators may be ticketed and face significant fines for passing the busses in our parking lot while the Red Lights are flashing. In addition, you may not pass the bus in either direction and you must stop at least 10 feet behind or before the bus with its Red Lights Flashing.
Girls 4x800m Relay Qualify for New Balance Outdoor Nationals with 9:40.74 performance at Greater Hartford Invitational. This time lowers the BHS school record by almost 21sec from 10:01.29 set in 2006. The All-Time CT State record for Class MM is 9:39.30, so the girls will have a shot at history on May 29th when they run at the State Meet. Below are the participants and their split times.
On Friday, May 3rd the Berlin High School Studio Jazz Ensemble I and the Redcoat Marching Band traveled to Orlando Florida to compete in the National "Festival Disney" showcase. This year, Festival Disney featured schools from all over the United States. Despite the pouring rain, the Redcoat marching band premiered their brand new uniforms down the main street of Hollywood Studios. The band performed with great pride and received numerous positive comments from the judges.
The Summer Edition of Drivers' Education is forming now. See the Drivers' Education Page of this site for information on class times, costs, and dates. Classes begin May 29 and run through June 28. You must be 16 years of age. Applications and fees may be brought to the main office of BHS. Class registration will run until all 40 spots are filled - don't wait!
Attention Parents and Students:
Parents of students who have signed up for UConn ECE courses or Accounting I, Accouting II, Business Communications, and Intro to Business Technologies (which have been articulated with Tunxis CCP) should have received a letter from Mrs. Ramirez regarding an informational letter that will be held Wednesday, May 8th at 7pm in the auditorium to go over the registration procedures and additional information so that the students may receive credit both from Berlin HS and from UConn or Tunxis.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Ramirez at 860-828-6577 X163
The Spring 2013 Choral Concert is this Tuesday, May 7 in the BHS Auditorium at 7:00 pm. The students have worked very hard in preparation for the evening and would love to have you attend!
The BHS Ophelia Club is sponsoring a blood drive on April 23rd from 8-12 in the B-gym. You need to be 17 to donate and must have a photo ID. You can sign up by seeing Maddy Cirullo or Mrs. Daniels in room #107. The eligibility requirements are on the Red Cross Website http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements . One donation can save three lives.
The April & May School Counseling Newsletter is now available for review on the Guidance Dept. webpage which can be found by going onto the BHS Departments tab on the main website page. For any questions, please contact Mrs. Deb Ramirez - Director of School Counseling at 860-828-6577 X163.