BHS MUSIC BOOSTERS ANNOUNCES ITS ANNUAL GALA AND SILENT AUCTION

TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 19, 2017

The Burlington High School Music Boosters is pleased to announce its annual Gala Concert and Silent Auction to be held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center in Burlington High School.  The silent auction begins at 1 pm and the concert begins at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for seniors and students, and $15 for adults. Mention the name of a choral or band student when you place your order and that student will receive credit for your ticket purchase.

This year’s concert is entitled “Bon Voyage!” and will take the audience on a musical journey around the world as the students perform music from six of the seven continents.  Ensemble selections include music from France, Italy, India, South Africa, Canada, Australia, and many more.  The concert will feature both vocal and instrumental soloists, and guest performances by many of our Burlington Public Schools faculty.

The doors open at 1 pm for concert attendees to peruse the dozens of exciting auction items including a Mercedes for the weekend (a $500 value donated by Mercedes of Burlington), Kaplan SAT prep classes ($899 value), tickets to sporting and theater events, senior portrait packages, and more.

The annual gala is the Music Boosters major fundraiser and this year, proceeds will help defray the costs of the music department’s trip to Montreal in April 2018.  The Burlington High School Concert Band and Chorus will attend the Montreal Heritage Festival from April 25-29, 2017 where they will perform, compete with other ensembles from the United States and Canada and attend master classes at renowned McGill University.

The BHS Music Boosters is a non-profit organization the goal of which is to support the BHS music program including providing financial support for non-school related activities, promoting student leadership, and providing scholarships to graduating seniors who have committed to continuing their education.

Please join us for this celebration of the universal language of music! Tickets are available at www.burlingtontheatre.comor by calling 1-800-A FUN TIC.

New York Times Article – The Science of Adolescent Sleep — Burlington School Start Times

We posted about New York Times article titled The Science of Adolescent Sleep back in May and promised to re-post it due to some of the conversations at our community forums on moving to a later start for BHS next fall. The article highlighted the feelings of many presenters at a recent conference on adolescent sleep, health and […]

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Burlington Board of Health Providing Free Flu Vaccines for Children in October

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During October the Burlington Board of Health will be providing influenza vaccinations for children ages 6 months – 18 years by appointment only.  Flu injection is available for ages 6 months to 18 years.  All children are eligible for free vaccine regardless of insurance status and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.  To schedule an appointment, please call 781-270-1955. As per the CDC, the nasal spray flu vaccine (live attenuated influenza vaccine or LAIV) will not be available this flu season.