September 24, Monday – 7-8:30pm – Combined PTO Senior Parent Night – Deans Welcome and Overview of Post High School Planning with College Focus by Lenny Libenzon, BHS College Counselor and Darby Neff-Verre- Auditorium
September 29, Saturday – 8:30am-12:30 pm – PTO College Essay Workshop – BHS
Weeks of September 24 and Oct 1 – Senior Guidance Seminars – Students should check their schedule on the portal for their schedule seminar. Required seminars (1 per week) are listed in one of their free blocks. If you do not have a seminar listed, please attend the seminars during see your counselor ASAP
GRADES 9,10,11,12 - October 3, Wednesday – 7pm – Truth about Vaping: Information for Parents/Guardians presentation for Grades 9-12 parents and all district families – Traci Wojciechowski of Caron Center
Weeks of October 9-November 13 - Freshman Guidance Seminars Round 1 in Advisories
Weeks of October 9-November 20 - Senior Advisory check ins by counselors
October 13, Saturday – PSAT at BHS – starts 7:45, meet at Room 147 for room location. REGISTRATION FOR JUNIORS IS ONLINE NOW UNTIL OCTOBER 5. See BHS Guidance website for more info. Sophomores may register but note that this test is normed for juniors in high school.
October 17, Wednesday – 7 pm – BHS Guidance sponsored MA Educational Financing Authority College Financial Aid Seminar for students/caretakers– Auditorium. Junior students and families are invited to attend too!
Weeks of November 13 – December 18 – Freshman Guidance Seminars Round 2 in Advisories
Weeks of November 27-December 18 – Thinking Ahead to Possible Career Interests guidance seminars for sophomores in Advisory
Mid to late December – PSAT scores available online to students – Juniors
December 11, Tuesday – 7 pm – Junior and Sophomore Students and Caretakers: Guidance overview of the Jr./Sr. Timelines and Summit College Admissions Testing (SAT and ACT) presentation – Auditorium. Sophomores are invited to attend too!
January 9, Wednesday – 8-9:15 am – Tentative Sophomore PTO/ BHS Guidance-Counseling Breakfast – Next Steps to Junior Year and Beyond – Location TBD
Weeks of January 8 - February 12 - Junior Guidance Seminars Round 1 in Advisories
January 10, Thurs X block for students – PSAT score report overview – College/Career Center 279
Weeks of January 8- February 26 - Sophomore Guidance Seminars in Advisories
January 14, Monday – 7-9 pm - Gap Year Fair at BHS - MLK and Café for senior students and parents-caretakers. Juniors students and families are invited to attend too!
January 17, Thursday X block – Pre ACT score overview for students– College-Career Center 279
January 14, Monday – 6-9 pm - BHS Guidance hosts the 2018 USA Gap Year Fair - BHS MLK Room and Café for seniors and caretakers. Juniors and caretakers are invited too!
February 5, Tuesday - T block - Mandatory Student Junior Assembly - Starting Post High School Planning – Auditorium
February 12, Tuesday, 7 pm - Junior Parent and Student Night – Auditorium
March 21, 7 pm - BHS College Fair for juniors and their families- Café and Overflow area
March 26 and 27 (MCAS dates) - Junior Guidance Seminars Round 2
April 2, Tuesday – 7-8:30 pm – BHS Guidance and Special Education Depts sponsor – Support Services and College for seniors and caretakers – MLK. Juniors and caretakers are invited too!
April 10, Wednesday – 7 pm – BHS Guidance sponsored MEFA Paying for College Seminar for seniors and caretakers