The BHS Field Formerly Known as “C” is Now the Miss G Field

By Julie McCay Turner

During Saturday’s ceremony to dedicate the Miss G field and its new scoreboard, Mike Rosenberg recalled the legendary Miss G, Helen Gfroerer, who touched the lives of several generations of Bedford students. “She was remarkable because of what she did with so little,” said Rosenberg. “There were no fields when the school opened in 1955, and the gym wasn’t finished until the first day of school.”

School Committee Reviews Year-end Goals, Approves JGMS and BHS Construction Bids

By Ben Oleksinski

At their June 4 meeting, the Bedford School Committee looked back on the performance of district goals over 2018-2019, as well as looking forward to projects to be initiated as soon as summer break begins.

Committee members considered just how effectively their goals were instituted in classrooms this past year, complete with summarized reports from grades K-12. Superintendent Jon Sills gave a letter grade for the outputs and outcomes of each. The review sampled the standardized test scores, class analytics, and the end work of specialized programs.

Bedford TV Plans to Live-Stream JGMS 2019 Moving On Ceremony on Monday June 17th!

Submitted by Bedford Television

Bedford Television will live-stream the John Glenn Middle School 2019 Moving On Ceremony from Bedford High School, beginning at 6:00 pm on Monday, June 17th. Online coverage will be available on our YouTube channel.

YouTube:  Visit https://www.youtube.com/user/BedfordTVMA. The first video on Bedford TV’s Channel will show an icon that says “Live Now”. Click on the video to begin watching.

DVDs of the ceremony are available for pre-sale now: https://bedford.tv/buy-dvds/

CSF Awards Night ~ Scholarship Awards, and Surprises

By Dot Bergin

More than 200 Bedford graduating high school seniors were awarded scholarships on May 29 at the annual CSF of Bedford Dollars for Scholars Awards night, emceed by Mike Rosenberg, whose genial wit as he handed out the awards delighted students, parents, and friends alike. The ceremony took place at the Bedford Doubletree Hilton Hotel and was filmed by Bedford TV.

Record Number of Runners at 4th Annual BEST PTO Color Run

Submitted by BEST PTO

On Saturday, June 1, the Bedford Elementary Schools Together (BEST) PTO held their 4th Annual Color Run Fundraiser.  Over 890 runners registered this year, which is a new record for this event in Bedford since its first year in 2016.  The success of this fundraiser allowed the BEST PTO to raise over $30,000 for the Davis and Lane Schools.

The 2019 METG Student Musical Theatre Awards

Submitted by POMS, Images (c) Emily Mitchell

The Bedford crew was delighted to discover that last year’s BHS production of SEUSSICAL served as the event picture for the evening’s ceremony outside the Berklee Performance Center

Congratulations to the cast and crew of JGMS’s production of GUYS AND DOLLS, JR., who took home two MET Musical Awards, for Best Choral Ensemble and Best Sound Design & Execution. The MET Musical Awards ceremony was held Monday, June 10, at the Berklee Performing Arts Center in Boston.

A group of nearly 30 students, teachers, and parents from Bedford traveled to the MET Awards, with bus transportation covered by a grant from Bedford Patrons of Music Students (POMS). The students enjoyed dinner together in the Berklee neighborhood before reconvening in the auditorium for the awards ceremony.

Congratulations to the BHS Class of 2019

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

With more than 90 viewers checking in from California to Argentina, The Bedford Citizen watched the commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2019, live streamed from the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, thanks to Bedford Television.

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