Daily Announcements for February 14, 2020
Judy Turner
Friday, February 14, 2020

Lost & Found:  Found one ski mitten.  If it could be yours, please stop by the Main Office to identify it.

Congratulations to all competitors in last night’s schoolwide Poetry Out Loud competition.  The winners are Lilian Ascoli in third, Jacob Benware in second, and school champion, Adsel Sparrow in first.  Great work to all!

Congratulations to the #whatsyour17bfa parking raffle winners:  Chris Cotignola and Kayla Brouillette!  Please see Ms. Kane in Room A-308 to pick up your parking passes.

Today’s lunch:

  • Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce (Ground Beef)
  • Garlic Breadsticks
  • Daily Soup
  • Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Bar

Today’s Sports:

Friday (2/14):

  • JV & Varsity Girls Basketball Host Rice @ 6:00/7:30 p.m.
  • JV & Varsity Boys Basketball at Milton @ 5:30/7:00 p.m.
  • Nordic Training (Bus @ 3:15)

Saturday (2/15):

  • JV & Varsity Boys Basketball at Colchester @ 2:30/4:00 p.m.
  • Freshman Boys Basketball Host Freshman Boys Tourney @ 1:00/2:30 p.m.
  • Girls Hockey Host BCHS @ 7:00 p.m.
  • Boys Hockey at Essex @ 5:00 p.m.
  • Cheer Team at Vergennes States @ 12:00 p.m. (Bus TBA)
  • Dance Team at Vergennes States @ 5:00 p.m. (Bus @ 1:00)
  • Nordic Ski at Hardack @ 10:00 a.m.

Today is the last day for the Class of 2023 Fundraiser!  Vote for a teacher you would like to see get their hair dyed.  The jars to collect the money votes are in the Library and the Main Office.  The top three teachers with the most money in their jars will have their hair dyed!  Don't be shy!  Help BFA's teachers discover their inner color!!

Unified VPA Basketball Practice from 3:00-4:00 p.m. on today (2/14) and Monday (2/17) at the Complex.

Girls LAX Open Gym on Sundays from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Complex.  Anyone interested in playing Lacrosse this spring is welcome.

All Boys LAX players – Open Gym on Mondays from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Complex.  $5 per person.

Mental Health Monday:  During lunch on Monday 2/17, Enter your name in a raffle to win ice cream or food from the BFA Booster’s Booth at a home basketball game.  Stop by the Hope Happens Here table by the cafeteria.  Wear your HHH shirt or if you need one stop by Room W-110 to see Ms. Brouillette.  Help us start the conversation to break the stigma around mental health.  It is okay to not be okay.

Don’t forget:  The Purple Basketball games are Monday night (2/17)!  Come out and have a great time supporting the teams and the fight against Pancreatic Cancer!  Wear your purple and get ready for the halftime shoot-out and the chance to win CASH!  JV starts at 6:00 p.m. and Varsity at 7:30 p.m.

From Upward Bound - Attention Freshmen:  We need any and all completed UB applications as soon as possible, and we will only accept them until March 3rd.  Our slots are filling up, and we hope to have more applicants from BFA!  If you have a completed application, please bring it to Guidance.

DON’T MISS OUT!  All Yearbook orders are due on Friday, March 6th.  Order forms for cash/check orders are in the Main Office.  The easiest way to order is online with link below.  We do not order extras!  If you are unsure if you have ordered or not, please email Mrs. Howard at showard@maplerun.org.  As of this week, here are the orders per grade:

Grade 9 = 43

Grade 10 = 50

Grade 11 = 49

Grade 12 = 131

Community Members = 20

https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1120382/Bellows-Free-Academy-St-Albans/2020-Yearbook/20190629081608237160/CATALOG_SHOP/

There will be a visit to Clinton Community College and SUNY Plattsburgh on Tuesday, March 24th from 7:45-2:45.  Permission slips for the trip are in the Guidance Office and they are due by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13th.