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9th grade parents_night_1

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PowerPoint From 9th Grade Parent Orientation for Class of 2015

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  1. 1. March 2, 2011 Welcome to  Burlington High School 9th Grade Parents' Night
  2. 2. Important Data/Point of Pride <ul><ul><li>95% of Classes of 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 have gone on to Post-Secondary Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive Co-curricular offerings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive Advanced Placement Course Selection  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% of Class of 2010 passed MCAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based Guidance Information Management System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 150 students during the past two years have had the opportunity to take courses which will yield college credit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing partnerships with local colleges (Mass Bay CC and Middlesex Community College) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual High School opportunities   </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Burlington High School Mission Statement Burlington High School prepares students for lifelong learning and responsible citizenship by offering a challenging, relevant curriculum and varied activities in a safe environment.
  4. 4. What Do We Want For Our Students? <ul><li>From Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos at Princeton's graduation ceremony: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Will inertia be your guide or will you follow your passions? Will you follow dogma or will you be original?&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Will you be a cynic or will you be a builder? Will you be clever at the expense of others or will you be kind?&quot; </li></ul>
  5. 5. Burlington High Points of Pride Some concrete examples: Modern Communication methods/transparency Burlington High Principal's Blog BHS Facebook Page BHS Alerts on Twitter Burlington High Guidance Blog  
  6. 6. Burlington High Points of Pride <ul><ul><li>Our Staff, Students, and Community Support!!!! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Burlington High Points of Pride Some concrete examples: Poetry Out Loud BHS Art Students Win Seven Gold Keys BHS Band  BHS Chorus Holiday Traditions School Spirit/Student Voice
  8. 8. Burlington High Points of Pride Some concrete examples: Nobel Prize Winners Becoming a 1:1 School National Recognition for Students National Recognition for Professional Development Regional Recognition For School Improvement Plans
  9. 9. What Else Would You Like  To Know About BHS?   Please ask any questions on the BHS Principals Blog on the post on tonight's event. Or call my cellphone 339 234-1673 Or e-mail at [email_address]  
  10. 10. Other contact info Associate Principal Rick Sheehan rsheehan@burlington.mec.edu  Associate Principal Mark Sullivan [email_address] Guidance Director [email_address] Other BHS Staff e-mails cab be found here: http://www.burlington.mec.edu/hs/contact/contact.html