Bedford Box Tops for Education – Summer Box Tops Contest Deadline is September 29

Submitted by Jennifer Puhle for Bedford Schools Box Tops Program

What are these Box Tops I speak of? Box Tops are coupons that can be found on product packaging on hundreds of items including Kleenex tissue boxes, Scott toilet paper wrapping, Hefty products, Boise Polaris paper, and General Mills cereals, to name a few.

A complete list of participating products can be found at http://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/participating-products. Box Tops Bonus coupons can be found on some products for limited times, at Shaw’s and their related stores upon checkout, and there is now a Box Tops App to download to earn even more Box Tops! We can help you set up your app when you visit us on Bedford Day. We are THAT tech savvy.

Bedford Education Foundation’s Summer Grant Recipients

Submitted by The Bedford Education Foundation

The Bedford Education Foundation (BEF) is proud to announce the funding of nine grants in our Summer 2017 grant cycle, totaling $13,700. Congratulations to all of our grant recipients! To date, the BEF has funded $190,000 towards creative and innovative projects and materials in the Bedford Public Schools.

Destination Imagination Teams Forming Now!

Submitted by Bedford MADI

Does your Grade 2 – 12 student want to spend this winter working with friends to create something AWESOME?? Maybe a robot that can find its way through a maze, or a fantastical theme park ride. How about an original musical, a super-strong, uncrushable tower, or an improv skit? Bedford Destination Imagination is forming new teams for the upcoming season!

Back to School Night Program at BHS: Mental Health Awareness for Youth

Submitted by Bedford Youth and Family Services

Many of you may know that the 2016 Youth Risk Behavior Survey while affirming our on-going good data regarding youth substance use highlighted some concerns with respect to perceived stress, reported depression, self-harm, and suicidal ideation among our high school youth. School administration and guidance staff have seen this as well and are making mental health issues a focus of education this year for both students and parents.

Artist Cathy McLaurin to Speak at MILES Opening Session

Submitted by the MILES program at Middlesex Community College

Middlesex Community College will host artist Cathy McLaurin at the fall Opening Session of MILES (Middlesex Institute for Lifelong Education for Seniors) at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Bedford Campus Center’s Café East, 591 Springs Road. The event is free and open to the public.

BHS Boys Soccer Opens its Season at Home vs Lincoln-Sudbury

By Jeff JHO Hoyland

BHS Boys Soccer huddles at the beginning of the season opener vs. Lincoln-Sudbury at Sabourin Field

A rainout at Concord-Carlisle earlier in the week made Friday’s home game against Lincoln-Sudbury (L-S) the BHS Boys Soccer game the team’s season opener.By Jeff JHO Hoyland

BHS Boys Soccer huddles at the beginning of the season opener vs. Lincoln-Sudbury at Sabourin Field

A rainout at Concord-Carlisle earlier in the week made Friday’s home game against Lincoln-Sudbury (L-S) the BHS Boys Soccer game the team’s season opener.

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