April Vacation

Reminder to all that April Vacation will begin after the close of school on Friday, April 18th. School will be back in session beginning on Monday, April 28th. We wish our faculty, staff, students, and families a restful, enjoyable April Vacation week.

Bangor High School on List of America’s Most Challenging High Schools

BANGOR – Jay Mathews, education columnist for the Washington Post, has released his annual Index of Most Challenging Schools, and Bangor High School is one of only six Maine high schools on the list. Mr. Mathews explains that he designed the list “in contrast to the usual ranking of schools by test score averages, which is more of an indication of how affluent the parents are than of how good the school is.” The index measures the number of college-level

Bangor High School Students Awarded at Northern New England Science Symposium

  Three Bangor High School students presented at the Northern New England Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (NNE-JSHS) held at the University of New Hampshire on March 27 and 28, 2014. According to its website, the Junior Science and Humanities Program (JSHS) was “established in 1958 to increase the number of highly trained scientists and engineers in the United States by promoting research and experimentation at the secondary school level and by recognizing high school students for their original research

40 BHS Students Earn the Distinction of the Superintendent’s Academic Excellence Award

BANGOR – Forty senior class students were commended at last week’s School Committee meeting for earning the Superintendent’s Academic Excellence Award, the highest honor that can be obtained at Bangor High School.  The award recognizes seniors who have taken a minimum of eight honors and/or Advanced Placement (AP) courses and maintained a minimum GPA of 4.0. “We’re pleased to be able to offer a rigorous academic program that includes 20 AP courses to enable students to achieve their goals, and

FY15 School Budget Meetings

The Bangor School Committee has the following meetings scheduled to develop the FY15 budget: Friday, March 21st at 4 p.m. – School Committee Budget Workshop Monday, March 24th, at 5:30 p.m. – Workshop with City Council Wednesday, March 26th, at 7 p.m. – School Committee First Reading Wednesday, April 2nd, at 7 p.m. – School Committee Second Reading *Tuesday, April 15th, 7 p.m. at Bangor High School in the Lecture Hall, Parent & Community Budget Meeting Wednesday, April 30th at 5:30

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