A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon
without springs, jolted by every pebble in the
-Henry Ward Beecher
Principal – Mrs. Wheeler
Grade 9 – Mr. Draves
Grade 10 – Mr. Taylor
Grade 11 – Ms. Bavaro
Grade 12 – Mrs. Schafer
Mrs. Pizon A-E
Mrs. Conway F-K
Mrs. Keller L-Q
Miss Camino R-V
Mrs. Dumann W-Z
2011-12 Bell Schedule
Warning Bell 7:21
7:25 – 8:15 1st Period
8:20 – 9:10 2nd Period
9:15 – 10:20 3rd Period
10:10 – 10:33 4th Period
10:38 – 11:01 5th Period
11:06 – 11:29 6th Period
11:34 – 11:57 7th Period
12:02 – 12:25 8th Period
12:30 – 1:20 9th Period
1:25 – 2:15 10th Period
Board Policy only allows up to 10 days of excused
Under the age of 18, truancy charges filed
18 and over, loss of privileges including possible
withdrawal from classes and/or school, exclusion from
extracurricular activities, loss of parking pass.
18 Years of Age
NO sign-in, sign-outs, calling yourself off just because
As long as you are living at home, your parent is
responsible for you and we must have parent
permission for sign in/outs and absences.
The procedure for attending the Media Center for
Study Hall has changed. You will electronically
register for a time slot.
All information will be relayed during your Study Hall
The Log In will be on the High School page.
Students arriving or leaving from school grounds must
sign in/out in their grade level office.
Even with a note, students will only be permitted to
sign out after contact has been made with a parent or
Once a student has signed out he/she is not permitted
to sign back in, unless he/she has a medical or court
Students are expected to be in their designated
classroom at the beginning of each period. Those who
are not prompt may be subject to disciplinary action.
Excused Absences/Sign Unexcused Absences/Sign
Personal illness of the student;
Illness in the student’s family; Car or traffic problems
Death in the family; Missing the bus
Quarantine for contagious Employment interviews
Religious reasons; Weekend shopping
Attending non-school related events
Pre-approved vacation Birthdays
Court/ Probation Outside employment, unless through
an approved program
(Work Study, OWE, OWA, etc.)
Dropping a Class
A student may withdraw from a course
within the first nine weeks without
penalty, providing the students course
load does not fall below 5 credits.
If a course is dropped after the first
nine weeks a grade of “F” will be
Progress book: online grade book
Students/parents can access grades throughout the
Login remains the same throughout a student’s career-
unless he/she changes it.
Forget login see Mrs. Coates (East Office) or go to BHS
webpage and use email helpline-
All unpaid school fees MUST be paid before you can
purchase a parking pass
All cars must have parking passes displayed by
Thursday, September 1st
Not in correct lot, ticketed, possibly towed
Right to revoke parking pass for academics, discipline,
abuse of privilege
BHS Administration has the right to search cars
parked in BHS lots
Cell Phone Policy
1. Are not allowed on your First Offense-Confiscation of
person at anytime. phone and parent must pick
up. Cell phones will not be
2. Are to be left in your locker returned to student if parent
or in your car. does not pick up until
3. BHS is not responsible for conclusion of next school day.
lost or stolen cell phones. Second Offense-All the above
4. In the event of an emergency, plus a Weds/Fri Detention.
your family will need to Refusal to relinquish cell
contact your grade level phone to staff member will
office. result in suspension.
Dress Code Highlights
1. Dresses, skirts or shorts must be 5. Coats-Must remain in lockers.
knee length(including Award 6. Shirts-Students are not
Ceremonies, Class presentations,
etc.). No Yoga Pants or Leggings. permitted to wear halter tops,
2. Pants are not permitted to be ripped,
tank tops, tube tops or any top
shredded, torn or damaged. Pants exposing the midriff or cleavage.
must be worn at the waist. 7. Clothing decorated with
3. Students are not permitted to wear offensive, obscene language or
any type of hat, headband or gestures promoting drugs,
bandana. All hats must be kept in alcohol, tobacco, sex, or violence
lockers from 7:25 – 2:15. are not permitted.
4. Students are not permitted to have 8. Failure to follow the dress
unnatural hair color. code will result in you being
sent to CLC for the day until
Bullying and Fighting
Text messaging someone is the same as saying it to
their face! Even if it happens out of school it could
have implications in the school building which means
you can be disciplined.
If you are involved in a fight you will be suspended for
at least 3 days of school. School work will not be
allowed to be made up!
Charges may be filed with the Brunswick Police
All prescription and over the counter medications
must be handed in to your grade level office with
You may not carry or store aspirin, prescription
medication, cough medicine, 5 hr energy, vitamins
etc… in your locker.
Violation of this policy will result in a suspension
with a recommendation for expulsion.
EpiPens and inhalers must be registered with the grade
Each student will be assigned a locker. Students are
responsible for their school materials and personal
property, thus lockers should be kept locked at all
Sharing of lockers and combinations is not
Lockers are the property of Brunswick City Schools
and therefore can be searched at any time.
On weather permitting days, students may walk
outside during class changes.
All doors are now alarmed. The office is notified
whenever a door is opened.
Reminder: cameras have also been installed.
Students may not use listening devices during
instructional time and while taking tests or quizzes.
Misuse of an IPod can result in confiscation of the
Music must not be heard by others.
IPods are not to be used in the classroom.
BHS is not responsible for lost or stolen Ipods.
Your agenda book has your hall passes for the year.
Students will ask their teacher for their signature and
take their handbook with them to their destination.
Once all lines have been used the student is out of
passes for the quarter.
The cost of replacing your handbook is $10.00. If you
need a replacement, see Mrs. Caso in the Athletic
You need your ID’s for books, media center, and
Replacement ID’s are $2 and can be purchased in the
After School Policy
All students are expected to exit the building by 2:30
p.m. unless being supervised directly by a staff
Weight room is not open unless supervised by a BCS
The media center is open until 3:15 p.m.
Students must have received passing grades in a
minimum of 5 one credit classes or the equivalent
9th graders must carry a 1.8 GPA
10th-12 graders must carry a 2.0 GPA
All requirements must be met in the grading period
Random Drug Testing
• Participation by students in extracurricular activities
offered at BHS is a privilege, not a right.
• Students participating in extracurricular activities will
be required to participate in a random
drug/alcohol/nicotine testing program.
• Each student and parent is required to sign a form
consenting to the random testing. If the “Drug Testing
Policy General Authorization Form” is not signed, you
may not participate in any extracurricular activity.
All PE students will need to purchase a shirt. Order
forms will be available in PE class.
There is a policy that permits students to be exempted
from PE if they participate in a sport, cheerleading,
dance or marching band for two completed seasons.
If you have physical education and you change for class
your belongings must be locked up! If you do not lock
up your belongings you may have things stolen and it
is not the schools responsibility.
Announcement can be heard between 7:00 – 7:25.
Announcements will be posted in your Blue Devil Mail
Also, refer to our website for information-
Announcements will also be posted in each grade level
office and Guidance daily.
Student Log In
New this year:
First initial middle initial last name + grad year
Password: student id
Attendance at Extracurricular
Football games – ALL STUDENTS MUST BE SEATED
It is your responsibility to follow the Student Code of
Inappropriate behavior at extracurricular events will result
in removal from that event and possible future events.
Remember you are the building leaders for underclassmen,
be good role models and show respect for our school.
Athletic Passes – 10 game pass - $30.00 and Blue Devil
Unlimited Pass allows in all home games for $50.00.
To practice for the SAT
To earn scholarship and academic recognition
To begin college search
To get feedback on how to improve academic skills needed for
When: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 @ 7:00
Registration: Thursday, September 1 – Friday, September 30,2011
More information in Guidance Office
During the week of September 26, you will receive three
passes and a schedule of college reps visiting Brunswick
High School during Language Arts class.
Scheduled visits will be posted on Guidance web page.
You must go to your Language Arts first, get your teacher’s
signature , then go to the guidance office. Most visits will
be in the guidance office, unless it’s a bigger university
Students are only allowed three passes to miss class for a
college rep visit so they need to be selective.
For more information, see your guidance counselor.
Class of 2013…..
Work hard, have fun
and have a great