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Daily Announcements - Friday, October 23, 2020
Posted on 10/19/2020

Day 2 Schedule - Daily announcements include Apparel Fundraiser, Berlin FIRST Robotics Registration, Roosters Fundraiser, Powder Puff Footbal, Math Tutors Needed, College Visits, AP Exam Registration, and Rho Kappa National Honor Society


Random Acts of Kindness - Quote of the Week: ¨A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.¨ -Amelia Earhart


Inktober prompts for this weekend include: 10/23 - RIP 10/24 - DIG 10/25 - BUDDY


Apparel Fundraiser Attention Redcoats! The Freshman class online store is now open! Show off your school spirit with our all new merchandise. We have jackets, tees, hoodies, hats, masks, mask straps and more. Help raise funds for all of our class events. Get yours now!

~ Class of 2024 Officers 


Berlin FIRST Robotics Registration The Berlin FIRST Robotics Team, the Techno-Nuts, will hold an informational meeting on Wednesday, October 28th at 6:30 pm in the BHS metal shop. All students, new and returning, are invited; you don't need to know how to build a robot to participate! The team is seeking students with a variety of skills and interests including programming, AV, photography, engineering, art/graphic design, crafting, and more. To register for the team, please complete the Berlin FIRST Registration Form; see Mr. Rudy or Mrs. deRito with questions.


Roosters Fundraiser Get your dinner at Roosters on Tuesday, October 27. Just mention BHS, and a portion of your bill will go to the Class of 2022. Rooster's Chicken and Waffles is located at 1240 Farmington Avenue, and they will be open from 4 pm - 8 pm for the fundraising event.


Powder Puff Football Berlin High School Powder Puff Football is a unique opportunity for female student-athletes to create teams to play flag football together while raising money for local foundations. The goal is for the community to safely come together to remember loved ones and have fun participating in, coaching, cheerleading and spectating at the event while raising money for the community.

Every team member must sign up and purchase their jersey online. The cost of the jersey is $30.00 which includes a $10.00 donation to charity. Please be aware that because of COVID, the game can be postponed and/or canceled at any time; you are still doing a great thing for some great charities! Every team may have multiple coaches/managers who must also sign up and purchase a jersey; the coach will not be allowed to play in the game.

To register please visit the Powderpuff Football Registration form. For additional guidelines and information, see this Powder Puff documentRegistration must be completed by October 30th.


Math Tutors Needed Are you interested in helping others with math? If so, please consider volunteering at the BHS Math Tutoring Center. This year, tutors will *create short video clips explaining key concepts covered in math classes at Berlin High School. (*No experience required!) Tutors will respond to specific questions submitted by students, or will create videos related to topics that BHS Math Teachers are currently teaching in class. If this sounds like something you are interested in, please join us for a meeting on October 28th at 2:15pm. You can join us in Rm 2300 or through Zoom, on the link below.

https://berlinschools-org.zoom.us/j/88919843384?pwd=SlpoSWFMMkVONkJjeXc4KytHOUFpdz09

Meeting ID: 889 1984 3384; Passcode: 240791

If you have any questions before then, please send Ms. Gagnon an email at agagnon@berlinschools.org.


College Visits Join School Counseling for the following virtual college visits:

Friday, 10/23

  • 9:00am - University of New Haven (CT)

Students interested in attending should see Mrs. Meneo in the School Counseling office to sign up and get a pass the morning of the visit. Links for remote students will be available on Schoology.


AP Exam Registration Due by November 13th If you’d like to potentially earn Advanced Placement (college) credit for your AP course, you must register for the AP exam. To register for the exam, you must:

  • Join your class section online with your College Board account, using the unique code provided to you by each of your AP teachers;
  • Confirm your registration with this Google Form; and
  • Pay for your exam fee by November 13 to the School Counseling office.

The fee for each exam is $95*, and checks must be made out to BHS. Late registration will be accepted through November 20 for an extra $5 per exam.

*Do you think you might be eligible for a fee waiver? See Mrs. Pires.


Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society Applications for Berlin High School's chapter of Rho Kappa, a national social studies honor society, are now available. Please use this link to access the application: BHS Rho Kappa App. Rho Kappa promotes scholarship and recognizes academic excellence in social studies; encourages interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies; and supports the interest, knowledge of, and participation in civic affairs through scheduled activities throughout the year. All applications are due December 8th.