Tuesday Sep. 4 is the first day for Grade 9's, new students, international students, and Boomerang Leaders. All other students will join them beginning on Wednesday Sep. 5. We are looking forward to seeing you all! :-)
The school year is fast approaching. The guidance department will be open this Wednesday and Thursday (August 22 and 23) from 9-3 for course selection/changes. Please enter through the King Ave doors. Our talk mail system is not working so please help spread the word to any Grade 11/12 student who would like to get a head start on finalizing their schedule.
During the summer, Julie Plourde, Nurse Practitioner, will continue to offer sexual health clinical services. She may meet you outside the school at an office in the Caraquet or Bathurst area. The phone number to contact to make an appointment is (506)726-5400 or 1 (833) 888-3303 (toll-free).
It's exam week! Students are asked to return any text books or novels they may have at home before the end of exam week. They can be dropped off at the front office or with the teacher that handed them out. We appreciate your help!
May 17th is the International Day agaainst Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The BHS GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance) will be at Bathurst City Hall to raise the Pride flag in honour of this day. BHS students (who will travel to City hall at study block) and community members are invited to come and show your support at noon on Thursday, May 17th.
Representatives from Parasport NB visited BHS last week to teach several classes how to play a number of parasports including wheelchair basketball and badminton, sledge hockey, goal ball, boccia and curling. Minister Kenny also came by to check it all out. The equipment for each sport will remain at BHS two weeks. Students and staff are invited to try their hand at the sports.
CyberNB held a workshop last week at BHS. In it, students from BHS, SMS and JRS learned about Cyber Security, careers in the field, and were challenged to do some hacking themselves. The Minister of Education (Brain Kenny) was on hand to encourage students to become involved in the world of coding and express its importance in their future.