BHS Volleyball Ends September on a High Note

By Jeff JHO Hoyland

To say September was a rough patch for Bedford High Volleyball is an understatement. The Bucs bookended the month with wins but spent most of the month learning who and what they were made of.

The Bedford Historical Society Honors Bedford High School’s National History Day Prize Winners

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

As it has done for the past 10 years, the Bedford Historical Society honored Bedford High School’s National History Day prize winners.

The 2017 team — Lexia Ciccone, Cordelia Houck, Natalie Knight, and Georgia Michelman and their history teacher, James Sunderland — traveled to the University of Maryland in June where their senior group documentary, Zora Neale Hurston: Taking a Stand for a Holistic Portrayal of Black Women & Black Culture in Literature, earned the third-place medal in the national competition. The theme was Taking a Stand in History, and Bedford’s team competed in a field of 100 entries from around the world.

Cross-Country Tri-Meet was Hot, Hot, Hot!

By Jeff JHO Hoyland

Bedford Cross-Country teams have only one home meet this season. Everyone expected a nice cool September day. Mother Nature brought 86 degrees in the shade at start time. Bedford Bucs hosted the Weston Wildcats and Cambridge Rindge Falcons.

Openings on the Davis and Lane School Advisory Councils

Submitted by B.E.S.T. ~ Bedford Elementary Schools Together

The BEST/PTO would like to announce that there are two parent openings on the Davis School Advisory Council, two parent openings on the Lane School Advisory Council, and one community member opening on the Lane School Advisory Council.

The Advisory Council at each school is comprised of the school principal, two teachers, three parents and up to two community representatives. All members, other than the principals, are elected for two-year terms. The council meets once a month during business hours. Community representatives must live in Bedford and cannot be a parent or guardian of a child in the school.

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 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.

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