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

For the remainder of this week, the space between the north and south buildings will need to be kept clear for facilities work.  This means that space will not be available for gathering during lunch, before or after school.  Thank you for your cooperation!

Online registration is now open for anyone interested in playing a winter sport.  Please go to the Athletic webpage and follow the online registration directions.

The Awards dessert banquet will be held on Tuesday, November 12th from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Gym.  This event was rescheduled from last month.  Students who will be receiving their academic pin will receive a letter inviting them and their families to this event.

Attention 9th & 12th Graders:  The Nurses will be doing vision exams this week for grades 9 & 12.  If you received an appointment card, please see one of the nurses at that time.

Attention students:  Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays breakfast will be available during Advisory (9:13-9:33).  Located in front of the Booster Booth in the Upper Gym Lobby.  If you’ve already had breakfast in the North Building, you will need money on your account or cash to purchase an additional breakfast.  Menu will change throughout the year.

Today’s Lunch:

General Tso Chicken

Veggie Fried Rice

Steamed Broccoli

Homemade Dinner Roll

Daily Soup

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Bar

Ski & Snowboard Club meeting today (11/8) during Enrichment in the PAC.

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

Castleton University is coming to BFA for a visit.  The college representative will be here on Wednesday, November 13th at 8:45 a.m. during Enrichment.  If you are interested in attending a presentation, please stop in the Guidance Office and sign-up.  Please take a pass for your Enrichment teacher to sign giving you permission to attend.

Tickets are NOW on sale for MATILDA the Musical!  Based on the book by Roald Dahl (also a movie!) this story tells of one girl who uses knowledge and imagination to change her world and the world of those around her for the better.  Involving over 70 BFA students, faculty and community members, this show is packed with humor, lively dances and complex music.  It is not to be missed!

SHOW DATES ARE November 21st-23rd at 7 p.m. in the PAC with an additional matinee at 1 p.m. on the 23rd.  Tickets at:  bfastalbans.ticketleap.com/matilda OR 527-6571 (students $5/adults $8).  Contact Susan Palmer if you have any questions:  spalmer@maplerun.org.

New stories from the BFA Mercury!

Matilda: The Musical Miracle Comes to BFA  by Kai Hemingway

Blazin' Bleachers by Kaia McKenzie

Halloween Creeps into BFA by Xain DeMont

The Secret Harm of Dab Pens by Dylan Lamson

What we know about BFA's Water by Owen Biniecki

COAT DRIVE:  Our students have been working hard to prepare for the coat drive.  Last year BFA Rotary Interact and the BFA community donated over 600 coats to the local organizations that support Franklin County's residents.   This year we hope to double that number.  We are also accepting gloves/mittens and children's winter boots.

Please consider donating.  Everyone deserves a warm coat. 

We have five drop-off sites:

BFA - across from the Main Office.

Saint Albans Town School

Collins Perley 

City Hall

Georgia Elementary School