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Smarter Balanced Testing

  Dear Parents and Guardians: This spring students in grades 3-8 as well as third year high school students will be administered Smarter Balanced testing. Maine, as a member of the Smarter Balanced consortium comprised of 21 states, will administer the Smarter Balanced to measure students in their understanding of the Maine Learning Standards authorized by the Maine Legislature. In doing so, Maine complies with federal and state law requiring the annual measure of student performance on the standards. By design, results from the

BHS Team Wins Maine Regional Science Bowl

Bangor High School’s Team A won the Maine Regional Science Bowl, held at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham on February 28, 2015. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl® is a nationwide academic competition that tests students’ knowledge in all areas of science (biology, chemistry, Earth science, physics, and energy) and mathematics.   Teams face-off in a fast-paced question-and-answer format. Each team is comprised of four students, one alternate, and a teacher who serves as an advisor and

BHS Senior Receives Foreign Language Award

Bangor High School Senior Sam Kenney has been chosen by the Foreign Language Association of Maine (FLAME) to receive their Student Recognition Award for 2015 for his passion for and achievement in both French and Spanish, along with his involvement in and service to his school and community. Mr. Kenney will be honored at the FLAME annual conference in Portland in March. FLAME is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and improve the teaching and study of foreign

Maine VFW Commends BHS JROTC and Band

Maine Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander Roland F. Smith issued a certificate of appreciation to Bangor High School in its Band and JROTC Programs for over 20 years of support of American Veterans. BHS JROTC Cadet Corps, the oldest high school corps in the nation, coordinates the annual City of Bangor Veterans’ Day Parade. The BHS Band performs at numerous events each year, including the Veterans’ Day Parade and the Pearl Harbor Day remembrance. Principal Paul Butler, Lt. Colonel Kevin

BHS Students Exhibit at UMaine Museum of Art

Six student works were selected to be on display at the new Spotlight Gallery at the University of Maine Museum of Art from mid-January until mid-March. The gallery was designed to show small exhibits and will display works by Bangor High School students several times each year. The exhibit space will display works by BHS Visual and Performing Arts Academy students whenever possible. Students whose work is on display for this 1st exhibit are: Jack Marcotte, Elizabeth Martelle, Jules Mogul,

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