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7th Annual

College and Career Awareness Day

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018


Freshman Class - Students will visit Castleton University, where they will have a tour of the campus, participate in a panel discussion with former BFUHS students who attend Castleton and eat lunch in the cafeteria(free of charge).


Sophomore Class - Students will take the PSAT(practice test for SAT-test required for most college applications) in the morning and then after lunch(free of charge) they will visit the River Valley Technical Center (RVTC) to learn about all of the amazing programs that are available to BFUHS students.


Junior Class - Students will take the PSAT(practice test for SAT-test required for most college applications) in the morning and then after lunch(free of charge) they will participate in a Financial Literacy Fair facilitated by the Vermont Association of Credit Unions. 11th graders will be given a job with a salary and learn how to budget the many life expenses that will come their way.


Senior Class - Seniors have the opportunity to choose from a number of college and career awareness activities. They were given a form with options to bring home and have a parent/guardian sign. Options for this day include: Visiting a college of your choice, College Boot Camp(working on college applications, essays, financial aid), Spending the morning or afternoon working on Senior Project, go on a Job Shadow, and Visit National Guard in Westminster.




BFUHS MISSION:

The mission of Bellows Union High School is to provide all students with the opportunity to expand their intellectual, social and physical capabilities, to foster their emotional growth and to assist them in recognizing and achieving their fullest potential.

BFUHS BELIEFS:

The Bellows Falls Union High School is committed to the following beliefs about learns:

      • Students learn best when the school environment is safe, supportative, and cooperative
      • Students learns best when they are recognized as individuals and are fully engaged in lessons tailored to their needs, abilities, and educational goals
      • Students learn best when they become self-aware, self-motivated community members with short and long term goals.
      • Students learn best when relationships are formed between faculty, students, parents, and community, and when faculty members maintain a high degree of professionalism.
      • Students learn best when the curriculum is flexible, challenging, appropriate, creative and applicable to all aspects of life.