Daily Announcements for March 8, 2019
Judy Turner
Friday, March 08, 2019

Congratulations to BFA’s Adsel Sparrow!  Adsel is one of the top ten in Vermont at this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition.  38 schools across the state participated in the competition this year.  She moves on to the state finals which will happen March 18th at the Vermont PBS studios.  BFA is very proud of her accomplishments.

BFA-St. Albans Yearbook 2018-2019 sales end today!  Do not miss out on the yearbook, we do not order extras!  You can order with cash or check (forms are available in the Main Office) or order online with this Jostens link https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1120382/Bellows-Free-Academy-St-Albans/2019-Yearbook/2018071404311360371/CATALOG_SHOP/

Are you interested in getting involved in a play but don’t have much time?  Junior Jam is coming soon, and we would love to have you participate.  This annual class play competition is student directed and produced.  We will be voting on directors today in the PAC directly after school.  Come on in and express your interest!

Gaming Club will meet today (3/8) and Monday (3/11) in Room E-205 from 2:50-4:50.  All are welcome!

Unified VPA basketball begins Monday, March 11th from 3-4 p.m. at the Complex.  All welcomed.

Hello Juniors (rising seniors):  Please join your school counselors in the library on Wednesday, March 13th at 8:30am to register for the May or June SAT.  

*Register for the SAT

*Learn how to send results

*Obtain information on SAT prep

*Learn about fee waivers

A representative from CCV will also be available to support students interested in taking advantage of CCV summer classes.

Sign-ups for Spring sports are now open for anyone interested on the BFA Athletic website.  Spring sports are scheduled to start on March 18th.

Reminder to students taking AP classes:  The deadline to sign up for AP tests is Friday, March 15th.  Please return form and money to Mrs. Gunter in the Guidance Office.

Champlain Islands Job Fair will take place on Saturday, March 16th 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Grand Isle Elementary School located at 224 US-2, Grand Isle, VT.  Permission forms may be picked up in the Guidance Office or by emailing Mrs. Chesser at kchesser@maplerun.orgDeadline for permission forms is Wednesday, March 13th.  Find the perfect full-time, part-time, year-round, or seasonal job that is just right for you!  Local and statewide employers will be attending:

  •  Vermont State Parks
  • Vermont Works for Women
  • North Hero House
  • Island Beverage
  • Pomykala Farms
  • And many more!

REMINDER:  Dr. Covino is here on Thursdays for sick appointments and physicals.  If you are in need of a physical for sports, please let one of the nurses know and they can help you schedule an appointment.

Apply to the Governor's Institute of Vermont by March 23rd.  See your school counselor with questions.

Click on the links below to find out more about your favorite Institute.


Design & Building


Asian Cultures


Current Issues & Youth Activism



Environmental Science & Technology

Health & Medicine Technology

Design & Coding (formerly ITDM)

Mathematical Sciences

Winter Weekend

Young Writers