Happy New Year!
Intensives Week (1/5-1/9). Parents are welcome to attend the Intensives
Showcase Assembly this Friday from 12:55-2:05. Some intensives will
also have their work showcased at an upcoming School Meeting or at
Family Crew Night. Check with your student.
Senior Families: Contact Stephanie Doyle if you would like help with the FAFSA. Details attached.
FAFSA Flyer 2014-2015
Our bi-annual (and 10th Winter) Family Crew Night will be Thursday, January 15th from 6:30-8:30pm –a week from this Thursday. The
entire community is encouraged to come and eat as well as celebrate the
accomplishments of the first half of the year. Student work and talents
will be on display throughout the night. The event will be preceded by a
college information night for students in grades 9-11 at 5:30pm.
Students: Please bring a favorite dish from your family’s traditions or
heritage. Below are the guidelines for each crew.
Bernstein – Main Dish
Cameron – Dessert
Donaldson – Main Dish
Doyle – Main Dish
Richard – Main Dish
Weigel – Main Dish
Welch – Appetizer/Side Dish
Croft – Main Dish
Loughlin – Main Dish
Lunetta – Dessert
Morales – Appetizer/Side Dish
Natarajan – Main Dish
Nichols – Beverages
Shibles – Main Dish
Burke – Dessert
Haar – Main Dish
Hagstrom – Main Dish
Hale – Appetizer/Side Dish
McNally – Paper Goods
Murray – Main Dish
Teller – Beverages
Appelbaum – Appetizer/Side Dish
Ford – Main Dish
McCray – Paper Goods
Pierce – Desserts
Robinson – Appetizer/Side Dish
Moore Visit Day – 1/13
King Visit Day & UMO Engineering Trip – 1/15
College Night & Family Crew Night – 1/15
Grades Close for PR – 1/16
MLK Day – 1/19
2nd ½ of Year Begins – 1/20
Lincoln Visits & 10th Grade Expedition Kick-Off – 1/22
CBHS Pirates Night – 1/23
year Casco Bay has a great opportunity to spend January 15th from 8-5
at The University of Maine Orono and tour the Engineering Program. We
are looking for 3-4 parents/chaperones who would be willing to accompany
the students on the trip. There will be three Casco Bay staff members
attending, but we are seeking a few more adults to help. If you are
interested or have any questions, please contact Stephanie Doyle at
Alumni News (and Fundraising)
1) Cole Spike (’14) is hoping to raise money to teach in Latin America this June. Read more at the link below:
2) There is also news of a fundraiser recital from Sydney Kucine (’13) this Saturday (more below):
Sydney’s Fundraiser Flyer
This is a fundraiser recital to help pay for expenses to perform in Italy this coming summer.
The recital will be held on Saturday, January 10th, at 7pm at the Williston-Immanuel United Church in downtown Portland (156 High Street).
3) Troy Ali is trying to do the pilgrimage “the Camino de Santiago” and has created a funding page for his trip. http://www.gofundme.com/thelongestway
Select Student Announcements
All students involved in the Structural Engineering Intensive need to bring their iPads each day.
Student Ambassadors for Visiting 8th Graders:
Two of the visit days are next week (Tuesday and Thursday): We will
meet during TST next Monday in the Great Space to review
9-12 Student Pulse Team:
We are looking for one representative per crew to be a part of an
ongoing student team that will meet periodically with a professional
facilitator in the 2nd half of the year (3 or 4 times) during
acad to provide input about how the year is going: what’s working,
what’s not and suggestions for improvement. This input will be shared
with faculty leadership as part of our school improvement process. The
first meeting will be January 20th. Advisors: once your rep is chosen, add their name to the google doc, “Days of Cougar and Student Pulse Team.”
Juniors and Seniors Who Took a College Course Last Semester:
Please make sure to submit some official documentation of the grade
(eg: screen shot from SMCC student portal) to the guidance office in
order to earn CBHS credit and have the course added to your transcript.
Juniors and Seniors Who Want to take a College Course This Semester:
Make sure your paperwork is complete ASAP. See Mr Hale or Ms. Doyle
FMI. Classes begin next week at both USM and SMCC. The SMCC
International Relations and Sociology courses will begin a week from
Seniors Involved in Grad Camp:
If you are planning to turn in Trimester 1 work on January 5th, but NOT
attend grad camp, you should deliver it to either Ms. Babcock or Ms.
Cameron in Germany or directly to your teacher. Work will not be graded
until after intensives. If you haven’t met standards, you will have to
attend mud school.
9th and 10th graders: Applications for next summer’s Maine Seeds of Peace are now available. They are due January 18. See Mr. Murray FMI or Sophomores and juniors: We will likely be sharing PSAT reports with students during the first Wednesday crew after Intensives Week – January 14th.
17 and 18 years olds: PPS is
looking for adults 17 and older interested in working with small groups
of students to support ELL students in meeting reading and math
proficiency goals after school at Presumpscot School.
We are looking for Student Engagement Specialists to work 300 hours
between now and August 2015. In exchange for the work hours, AmeriCorps
members will receive an $1195 education award. Please contact Maureen
Clancy, School Improvement Grants Coordinator at 842-4667 or firstname.lastname@example.org.