Join the 2nd Annual BHS Jobs/ Career Fair! All students should check this out! Thursday, April 25, 10:30 -11:30am
~Stop by the QUAD (or Atrium/MLK if bad weather)~
- FREE food and prizes
- an opportunity to make $ this summer
- a chance to learn about different career opportunities, networking, and jobs in and around the Brookline community
- see the list of participants attached
We hope to see you there!
CODEBREAKERS – Interesting opportunity for BHS femaie students entering Gr 10 or 11 next school year. Please note that this program is not affiliated with Public Schools of Brookline
Dates: July 8– August 2, 2019 (M-F from 9:00-3:00 pm)
Grade Level: Female students entering 10th or 11th grade at a school in greater Boston area in fall 2019
Deadline for applications: May 1st, 2019
Codebreakers is a program for young women who are currently either freshmen or sophomores in high school and who are interested in learning about computer security. Undergraduate coordinators will teach participants about basic cybersecurity concepts through lessons in programming, cryptography, and network security. Students will learn to code in Python in order to later gain experience with programming games, ciphering, and looking at system vulnerabilities.
During the program participants also will investigate exciting careers by visiting a local facility and hearing guest speakers from state, local and federal agencies and professionals. Lunch is included each day. There is no tuition, but a nonrefundable registration fee of $100 is required of all participants. For more information and to apply, please visit www.bu.edu/lernet/cyber
Dates: July 22nd – August 9, 2019 (M-F from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Grade Level: Young women currently sophomores or juniors and enrolled in a MA high school.
Deadline for applications: May 1st, 2019
AI4ALL is a three-week summer program focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for young women who are currently sophomores or juniors in high school. Participants will explore topics in AI such as robotics, computer vision, and natural language processing through team projects, industry field trips and presentations from guest speakers. The program will conclude with a small group research project and a presentation for family and friends.
There is no tuition, but a nonrefundable registration fee of $100 is required of all participants once they are accepted into the program. Lunch is included each day. For more information and to apply, please visit www.bu.edu/lernet/AI4ALL
Friday Lunch Lounge continues! Additional DAY ADDED FOR ALL LUNCHES THROUGH EARLY MAY! Thanks to the support of a few interns and our BHS nurses, we will be offering Lunch Lounge in Room 279 (College –Career Center) during all 3 lunches every Tuesday. BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH ON TUESDAYS!
Any student can join for one Tuesday or Friday lunch or become a regular. Pizza will continue at the Friday lunches only, plus time for fun conversation or space to have your own quiet lunch space. Please join us in Room 277!
ONLY 5 WEEKS OF SCHOOL AT BHS REMAINS FOR YOU– Please consider these things-
-- While finishing your BHS career, be sure to keep up with your work and attend classes! Senioritis is very real at this time of year. Read this article for some ideas on getting through and focusing positively on yourself -
-- Please check out the most recent Scholarship Information letter on the BHS Guidance website.
-- Stop by your counselor’s office or the Main Guidance Office (Room 161) to pick up your green final release form, letting us know which college you plan to attend and giving us permission to send your final transcript to that school
Missed Tuesday 4/2 BHS Guidance Panel discussion on College Supports for students with learning issues? See the BHS Guidance website for helpful information and handouts. Look under 3/26 Upcoming Parent Nights heading. Handouts shared with thanks to the Landmark School.
What to do if waitlisted…. See BHS Waitlist Info 2019 either attached or on the BHS Guidance website
Thinking about an alternative plan to 4 year college? You are not alone! Almost 10% of last year’s BHS graduates planned to attend a 2 year technical or community college, work full time, or considered the military. Please see Kate Cordner, the BHS Career Counselor, on Tues- Friday in Room 279 or 280 for more info.
Free/ less expensive ways to prepare for College Admissions Tests:
College Board offers eight official SAT practice tests available for free, both online and on paper - https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/full-length-practice-testsSFMC_cid=EM122966-&rid=46930439
Juniors- Researching colleges? Wondering whether to take the SAT, ACT, or go test-optional? Thinking about when you should take these tests? Make an appointment with your counselor (email or leave a note, if needed) OR see Mr Libenzon, BHS College Counselor, in College-Career Center 279 or office 280