See the Senior Information Page to see an updated listing of events and dates leading up to Graduation.
April Vacation is fast approaching, and so are many scholarship deadlines!!! Guidance will be closed during the April Vacation. IF YOU NEED transcripts for any scholarship application, please be sure to put in a request THIS WEEK!! We require a FIVE DAY turnaround for all transcript requests! There will be NO ONE in guidance during vacation and you will have to wait until after vacation if you do not request your transcripts this week!!
The Class of 2013 Graduation Ceremony will be Sunday, June 23 at Welte Hall, CCSU New Britain, CT
The Berlin Technonuts Team #155 were finalists in the Bayou Regional of the USFirst Robotics Competition. The Berlin team captured 2nd place out of 54 teams entered in the Louisiana Regional in New Orleans. Click Here to see the Team Standings
Attention Female students ages 14-17!!!
The Girl Scouts of Connecticut Central Office Leaders are joining up with leaders from Pitney Bowes Services Solutions, Women's Business Development Council, and Mastercard to hold Camp CEO!!! This Camp is an exciting leadership development opportunity for girls throughout Connecticut who are 14-17 years of age. They will attend a 4 day residential camp experience with the CEO's of these companies and participate in team building activities, leadership workshops and creative camp activities. The professional female CEO's will also share their leadership journeys with these young ladies and help them develop their own leadership paths.
The Camp CEO will be held June 30-July 3, 2013 at Camp Laurel in Lebanon, CT.
More information can be found in the guidance office.
The 2012-2013 school calendar has been updated. The updated version can be found here.
Graduation memories! Order your dvd of this special event today and help the class of 2013 get our quota of 15 paid sales. Nutmeg TV will not be able to video the Graduation Ceremony unless we reach 15 orders. Cost $26.59 + $5 for S/H Here's the link to Nutmeg TV's order form.
Due to the Snow Day on Friday, March 8, the CAPT testing schedule has been shifted forward one day. On Monday 3/11/13 the school will follow a Friday schedule of periods, and the Friday CAPT test even though it is actually Monday. For a clearer explanation, see the CAPT Schedule page
Approximately 20 Senior Students (both male & female) have volunteered to model prom dresses & tuxedos donated by local shops for the event. Students who attend will receive coupons towards dresses, tuxedos, florists, salons, and other local businesses.
Date: Thursday March 14, at 6:00 PM in the Robert Long Auditorium,
You can now follow BHS on Twitter. Our administrative team will be tweeting about the latest school renovation issues, staff initiatives and items of general interest to the BHS community. Click here to Follow BHS
Here is what a Twitter Post for @BerlinHigh looks like
The BHS Expo and Eighth Grade Family Evening will take place on Monday, March 18 at 7:00, beginning in the auditorium.— Berlin High School (@BerlinHigh) March 5, 2013
The March School Counseling Newsletter is now available with lots of great information on the School Counseling webpage.
Attention Junior Parents and Students:
This Thursday, March 7th at 7pm, the School Counseling Department will host its annual College Planning Evening and College Representative Panel in the high school auditorium. The department will deliver a power point presentation on "The Educational Journey" and then questions will be given to a panel of college representatives from UConn, Central CT State University, Fairfield University and Tunxis Community College.
If you have any questions, please contact Deb Ramirez at 860-828-6577
A packet of local scholarships was distributed to every senior in mentoring this week. This packet includes descriptions of the many scholarships provided by local organizations and memorial funds in Berlin and surrounding communities. Seniors are strongly encouraged to seek out these scholarship opportunities, as there are many available. Click here for a Listing of all Local Scholarships. Click Here for the Application Form
DUE DATE is March 18, 2013
Berlin High School is very excited to be able to offer its students the course offering of AP Studio Art for a second year. As such, students can focus their work in three different strands, Drawing/Painting, 2-D Design, and 3-D Design. As March is Youth Art Month, There will be an exclusive Berlin High School AP Studio Art show at the Sandman Gallery & Frame Shoppe located on 14 West Main Street, Meriden. The opening will be on Friday, March 8th from 6:30-8:30 and will run to Saturday, March 30th for viewing. The gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday from 10am - 6pm and Saturdays, 10am – 3pm. Please come out to support your homegrown artists.
Several BHS clubs form a network of support for students at BHS. Check out the attached Flier for more information.
If you are a resident of Hartford, Tolland, or Windham counties and you are planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college/university in the state of Connecticut, you could be eligible for a $5000 scholarship from the SBM Charitable Foundation, Inc. Please log onto your Naviance account and go under the "College" tab and scroll to the bottom to view Scholarship List and you can review the eligibility requirements and download an application...if you have any questions, please see Mrs. Ramirez or Ms. Belden the school counseling intern.
The administration and faculty of Berlin High School announce the second annual “BHS Expo and Eighth Grade Curriculum and Activities Night” to be held on Monday, March 18, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. Berlin community members are invited to attend the Expo from 7 to 8 p.m., while the grade 8 students and their parents are engaged in an orientation presentation in the auditorium for the first hour. For the second hour, at 8 p.m., the eighth graders and their parents will be guided to the Expo, which will feature display tables and booths organized by department stationed throughout the building. Upon arrival, grade 8 students, parents, and community guests will receive a site map that will indicate the locations of each department and co-curricular area booth. This event will celebrate Berlin High School’s extensive program offerings as outlined in the 2013-2014 BHS Program of Studies, which features multiple new elective courses including: Calculus Concepts, Finite Mathematics, AP Studio Art, AP Music Theory, Lifetime Activities I & 11, and Yearbook I-IV. There have been many exciting changes and improvements at Berlin High School, and the community is welcome to meet the staff and student representatives who help to make all of them possible. Please join us on March 18th!