Daily Announcements

  • Friday, January 21, 2022 

    Weekly Schedule: 1/17 - 1/21

    Date

    1/17

    1/18

    1/19

    1/20

    1/21

    Day

    Schools Closed
    MLK Jr Observance

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    2 Snow Day

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    BHS Happenings this week: 1/17 - 1/21

    Day and Time Event Information
    Monday, 1/17 Schools Closed-MLK Jr Observance  
    Tuesday, 1/18 5:50-6:30 Driver's Ed Manadatory Orientation LGI
    Wednesday, 1/19 Model UN iTheatre
    Wednesday, 1/19 Challengers 151
    Wednesday, 1/19 Semper Fi-Yearbook Photos, see below 205
    Thursday, 1/20 Habitat for Humanity 205
    Thursday, 1/20 Robotics  270


    BOCES Information Sessions and Virtual Tour

    Brewster High School proudly partners with the Tech Center at Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES to give 11th and 12th graders additional learning experiences.
    The Tech Center at Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES offers specialized programs and hands-on learning for high school students in our local area. Students spend half of their school day at the PNW BOCES campus immersed in their passions and interests. These are opportunities for college-bound and career-bound students alike. Take a look at their website linked here.

    Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES will be hosting a virtual information session and tour of their facilities on February 2nd from 8:00 to 9:40 am. The information session is from 8:00 to 8:30 am.  It is not required that students stay past 8:30 am should they choose not to participate in the specific virtual tours program. During the presentation, BOCES representatives will review what BOCES is, the programs available, and the application process. If you are interested in attending the virtual tour, please fill out this form. Should you have any questions, please reach out to your school counselor.

    R.E.D.Shirt Order

    This will be the last R.E.D. shirt order this year. This is a good quality, embroidered shirt.  The sample shows white embroidery but the shirt will be done in black embroidery.  The due date is Thursday, January 27th.  Order is being placed on Friday, January 28th.

    Robotics Club

    It's build season, come to 270 every day after school to build and compete!  Build sessions run from 2:40 pm to 5:00 pm.


    • Do you have a great idea for a service or product?
    • Have you ever wanted to be your own boss?
    • Do you like watching Shark Tank and imagine yourself up there competing?

    Brewster High school is offering a course in entrepreneurship next school year where students work in teams  to create their own business.  The class is called INCubatoredu and there is  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Fill out this form  to let us know who you are or speak with either Mr. Treloar in the Technology office or Mr. Schmidt in Room 272.

    Model UN

    Are you looking for experience in debate or improvement in public speaking? The Model U.N. club welcomes members and non-members alike to participate in our training conference on Saturday, January 22nd! There, students will learn to better communicate, strategize and problem solve through roleplay. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! Join us after school on Wednesdays in the iTheater for more information.

    Yearbook 2021-2022 Deadlines

    Attention Seniors and Parents:

    • 1)  Friday, January 7 - Seniors must choose their final Senior Portrait selection at www.prestigeportraits.com: use your unique appointment code:  Vertical headshot, bluish background, women in drapes, men in tuxedos
    • 2)  Friday, January 28 - Parent Recognition Messages - BABY ADS - NO Extensions !!! LINK-Josten's Yearbooks
    • 3)  Friday, January 28 - Last Day to buy a yearbook and personalize names on yearbook purchases LINK-Josten's Yearbooks


    Attention Underclassmen and Parents:

    If you have not purchased a BHS - Yearbook($70), the deadline is Friday, January 28. This is the last day to personalize yearbooks with student names. Order on-line at:  LINK - Josten's Yearbooks

    SHS-Science Honor Society Happenings

    • SHS is hosting their SECOND Virtual Science Fair this April and we are looking for all interested students to participate! If you are interested in participating, please complete the project proposal form by January 11th. Feel free to email Ms. Bald (lbald@brewsterschools.org) with any questions.
    • SHS is collecting well-loved LEGO pieces for the month of January. All of the pieces will be donated to LEGO Replay where they will be given to kids in need. These donations will help kids learn to use their creativity and innovate! Please bring all pieces to room 276 by January 31st.

    Scholarship Information

    • Attention Seniors!!
      Are you taking advantage of the many scholarship opportunities available to you? Click on the following links Regional Scholarships and College Scholarships to view a list of scholarships that are currently available or visit the BHS Guidance scholarships page.

    • Attention Juniors!
      The Horatio Alger Scholarship Program seeks to assist students who have exhibited determination, integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity, strength of character; have financial need; and are committed to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree.  To be eligible applicants must demonstrate financial need and be involved in community service activities. To apply online please visit application.horatioalger.org  Deadline is March 15, 2022. 


    Revolution Prep Virtual practice ACT for BHS students

    Revolution Prep will be hosting a FREE virtual practice ACT for Brewster High School students. Students will get their scores immediately following the test and be given the opportunity to have a free consultation with Revolution Prep to explain the test and test prep options. Interested students can register by clicking on the link below.
    ACT Practice Exam 

    Share Your Photos for the Yearbook!

    Attention ALL BHS students: we would like your recent pictures with your friends for the 2021-2022 Yearbook.  Please open sharing options or send direct to: Google folder: LINK - Yearbook shared folder

    Girls Flag Football

    In the Spring of 2022, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, along with the NY Giants, NY Jets and Buffalo Bills football teams will be sponsoring a pilot program for girls in the sport of Flag Football! We are asking those athletes who may be interested in playing to fill out THIS FORM, to see how much interest there is for a Brewster Girls Flag Football Team. Please note that this is ONLY an interest form, it is not yet decided if Flag Football will be offered in the Spring.

    Class of 2025 Fundraiser

    Help the Class of 2025 raise much needed funds and help the environment too!  Reach out and collect from friends, family, work, and home.  Bring your ink cartridges from Inkjet and Laser to the donation box in front of the PAC by the main entrance or to the special education office.  Remember to either place your used ink cartridge in a ziplock bag or wrap in cellophane in order to prevent leakage.

    Math Peer-Tutoring Program

    If you are interested in having a peer-tutor for math help, please fill out the google form here and someone will be in touch with you: PT Google Form 

    Warr;ors Club

    The Warr;ors Mental Health and Wellness Club is for students who have been impacted by mental illness (directly or indirectly), are considering a career in a helping profession, medical field, or teaching, those interested in advocacy/public speaking, and those that see the value of brain health and wellness. Members are a strong voice for reducing the stigma surrounding mental health issues, working to inform, teach, advocate, and connect all students. For more information please contact Ms. Love (elove@brewsterschools.org) and Mrs. Ortiz (kortiz@brewsterschools.org). THe next meeting is November 10th.

    The Learning Center

    The Learning Center is now OPEN! The Learning Center is a drop-in peer tutoring center in the Tesla Lab for all students to stop in during their Study Hall or Lunch period. Students will be required to report to their study hall/lunch teacher first, then create an eHallPass to the Learning Center.
    When: Every period Where: The Tesla Lab in the ILC Why would you go?
    • You need help understanding a particular topic
    • You need homework help
    • You need help studying for a quiz or test
    • You need help organizing yourself
    • You need study tips
    Take a look at this flyer for details.

    Model UN

    Need help improving your public speaking? Or maybe you love to debate in class? Do you enjoy role-playing? Try out Model United Nations, a specialized debate club in which you choose how committed you want to be! Learn to collaborate with others as you travel with us to New York City, Boston, and even the nation's capital, debating with students from all around the world. Develop your critical thinking skills as you assume the role of a Greek god, a founding father, a social media star, and more! We meet after school every Wednesday in the iTheatre and hope to see you there.

    Habitat for Humanity

    If you'd like to join a club at Brewster High School that helps deserving families in Putnam County, beautifies the high school gardens, participates in many community events, stop by and check us out.  

    URSUS

    Do you enjoy reading, writing, or just hanging out in a friendly atmosphere? Ursus may be the community for you! We meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month to discuss and revise literature written by BHS's very own student body to be featured in this year's edition of the literary magazine. If you have any questions or would like to submit your own writing, please email us at ursusbhs@brewsterschools.org and rloalbo@brewsterschools.org

    The Challengers

    The Challengers meet every Wednesday in room 151 immediately after school. The Challengers work to spread kindness and positive energy at BHS and in the community. Google classroom code: gw3urqe

    The Mindful Moment Room 

    The Mindful Moment Room (MMR) at BHS is an oasis of calm that is available throughout the day. Students have the opportunity to self-refer to the MMR or teachers may send distressed students for individual assistance with emotional self-regulation. Staff members are also welcome to utilize this space for their own personal wellness throughout the day. The mission of the MMR is to allow students and staff a space of retreat or respite in the building that they can use, as needed, to maintain or restore balance in their daily life. The MMR is designed to be used for 5 - 15 minutes, where individuals can have a quiet place to breathe, focus, and recenter themselves and then return to their regular routine.

    The MMR is located on the 1st floor next to the Modern Language Department along the front hallway

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