Daily Bulletin - Boston Latin School

 FRIDAY, FEB 13, 2015, DAY 2, BULLETIN 96 PLEASE POST IN HOMEROOMS Notice to Masters and Students UPDATED COURSE SELECTION TIMELINE FEBRUARY 13 Math selection forms due Class V (Algebra 2 vs. Advanced Algebra 2) FEBRUARY 26 7:30 P.M. Curriculum Night­ Parents II­VI FEBRUARY 27 MFL Sheets due­ Class VI MARCH 13 Course Selection sheets due­ Class IV, Class III, Class II Parent Open House and Curriculum Night th​
Open House and Curriculum night for parents has been postponed until Thursday, February 26​
. Parents will follow their child’s schedule from 6:00­7:20. Parents will then proceed to the Auditorium from 7:30­8:30 for Curriculum night. National Honor Society The NHS winter induction ceremony will be held on Wednesday, February 25 (day 5). Class I & II students, accompanied by their Masters, should​
report to the auditorium at the beginning of R1. R2 Masters of Class I and II students should report to the auditorium at the beginning of the R2​
period. (GM) Carnations Have a special someone? Then support the Argo! We are selling carnations every day (except snow days, of course) $1 each or 6 for $5, to be delivered in homerooms ​
on February 13th.​
Pick up slips from any Argo Editor, or in front of the dining hall before and after school, and during all lunches. You can also buy and drop off slips in Room 207. Keep us in print!! (MO) Black History Month Fact of the Day On this day in 1934, William Felton Russell, better known as "Bill" Russell was born in Monroe, Louisiana. He was player­coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team in 1968 and 1969. Russell was a defensive and rebounding force. Five times he was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, and his 21,620 rebounds are second only to Chamberlain’s career mark. Over the course of his 13­year career in the NBA, Russell steered the Celtics to 11 titles. He retired in 1969 and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame six years later. Notice to Faculty CPR/First Aid Classes Boston Latin School will be holding the following CPR and First Aid classes free of charge for ​
BLS staff & faculty members only: CPR​
­ Wednesday, February 25, 2015 @ 2:30pm First Aid​
­ Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 2:30pm Participants will receive certification upon completion. Each class will take approximately 2.5 hours to complete.If you have any questions or would like to register for the class, contact Gio in the Schawbel College Resource Center or at: e­mail ­ ​
[email protected]​
or BLS phone ­ ​
617­635­8895 x213 Notice​
to Students Advanced Placement Students Registration for AP exams is now available online. The link can be found on SIS or the school website under the "students" tab. All students currently enrolled in an AP class must register and pay for their AP exam. Instructions and additional information are on ​
. Deadline for registration is February 27. Contact Mr. Kennelly with any questions. (KN) BLS Model UN: Congratulations to the members of Model UN for their excellent performance at Boston University’s conference Feb. 6­8. Special accolades to the following members for their personal achievement at the conference: Viv Herbert and Crystal Sun—Verbal Commendation; Shane Quinn—Honorable Mention and Emily Xie—Best Delegate. (MO)​
Spoken Word Valentine's Day Show Are you single this Valentine's Day? If so, did a former boyfriend or girlfriend break your heart? Or if you're taken, are you happy with your current significant other? Come hear all the good, bad, and ugly stories of love at Spoken Word's Valentine's Day show next Friday, February 13th at 3:00 in the BLS Auditorium. Tickets are $3 now from any Spoken Word member or in Room 228, $5 at the door. Contact Sydney Bobb in 335, Meggie Noel in 123, or Cherone Simmons in 214 with questions. (DU) School Store The School Store is located in the dining hall and is open every Friday during the lunch periods and available 24/7 online at ​
. Come check out the new arrivals at the store including Under Armour purple string bags. There are also many new items on­line including custom blankets and custom fleece jackets. The 2015­2016 Senior Capstone ​
class is a unique opportunity to pursue an independent research project for course credit as one of your six senior year courses. If you would like to learn more about the ​
Senior Capstone ​
course from the students and teachers that have participated this year, please come to an information session on ​
Thursday, February 12 at 2:20 pm in room 307. (FJ and MJ) New date for Spelling Bee: ​
The BLS division of the Scripps National Spelling Bee will be held on Thursday, February 26 at 2:30 in the auditorium. Registered students are reminded to dress as you would for declamation and take advantage of this extra time to study the word lists online. (Please note that this is also the date of the Open House.) If you have any questions, please see Ms. Moran in room 519. (MN)