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.
The Addams Family Musical is now on at BHS. There are three performances remaining. Friday and Saturdau evening at 7pm, and Sunday afternoon at 2pm. Join us for incredible performances and a whole lot of laughs.
The Dr. J. Harper Kent Scholar Bursary was established by the J. Harper Kent Charitable Foundation in 2017. One bursary is awarded annually to a Bathurst High School or Ecole Secondaire Nepisiquit student beginning an undergraduate degree program. This award has a value of $40,000 payable over a four year course of study in the amount of $10,000 per year. Recipients are required to maintain a 3.7 scholarship grade point average each term to renew this scholarship.
BHS and ESN are coming together once again for this year's Bay Breakfast on Friday, April 20th. Hot breakfasts will be served up at the following locations:
Atlantic Host Burger King Dixie Lee (Bathurst) Auberge d’Anjou 150 Main St. McDonald's Danny's Papa Joe and Evy's Nectar Cast and Crew Joey's Subway (Vanier, Main St., Beresford, St. Anne) Tim Horton's (Vanier, St. Peter, Beresford, Petit-Rocher)
Keep your eyes out. Tickets are now available from BHS students!
The Phantom Escape Room is back with an all new theme, new puzzles, challenges, and fun! If you participated in the first one, this is a brand new challenge for you and you won't be disappointed. If you missed the first one, this is your chance to experience something new and exciting right here in Bathurst. Teams that have partiipated so far have been quoted as saying "it's better than most other escape rooms they have done in much larger centres like Moncton, Halifax, British Columbia, and Florida! Check out our website by clicking the link to learn even more and to register your team
This Thursday is Wellness Day at BHS! During periods A and B regular classes will take place. Then, students will have a guest speaker during C. After lunch students are signed up for wellness activites for the entire afternoon. Oooh, and word is there will be free healthy snacks too!