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THIRD TERM GRADES (4/20/13) (TERM 3 ENDED APRIL 9)
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SYLLABUS (now with homework study guides!)
MARCH HOMEWORK: B block
MARCH HOMEWORK: C block
MARCH HOMEWORK: D block
MARCH HOMEWORK: F block
HUCK FINN ONLINE
HUCK FINN RESOURCES
VOCABULARY LISTS #19 - 24
overview of the vocabulary program
list of vocabulary words
weekly vocabulary worksheets
weekly vocabulary lyrics
SAT TEST PREP
Colleges which do NOT require the SAT
What's on the SAT
Actual SAT essay questions #1
General suggestions on the essay
SAT vs. ACT: What's the Difference?
GETTING INTO COLLEGE
THE COMMON APPLICATION
NAVIANCE system from BMHS Guidance
Senior Year Checklist from Guidance
Factors to Consider in Choosing a College
Your Activity Sheet
Your Application Essay
Some typical (and real) college application essay questions
(CAUTION: BEWARE OF PAY SITES OR ANY SITE ASKING YOU FOR MONEY TO GET FINANCIAL AID!)
FUNDING EDUCATION BEYOND HIGH SCHOOL booklet from federal government
FREE HELP ON COMPLETING FAFSA
MASS. FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
MASS. EDUCATIONAL FINANCING AUTHORITY
INFO. FROM THE COLLEGE BOARD on FINANCIAL AID
UMASS. AMHERST's SITE ON FINANCIAL AID
SMART STUDENT GUIDE TO FINANCIAL AID
THE RESEARCH PAPER
My weekly MEDIA WATCH column for the Billerica Minuteman
BMHS Quick Reference Discipline Code
Billerica High School
Billerica School Library
Town of Billerica
The Drudge Report
The College Board (SAT)
BMHS Staff Bulletin Board/Discussion Center
SCHOOLS GONE CRAZY
Cut in lunch line? Call the police!
Students suspended, arrested for posting rap lyrics online
Drama students strip for video between classes
Student breaks teacher's neck after iPod confiscated
Teacher strip-searches student for missing book
19 students suspended for cyber-bullying principal
Suspended for "Bong hits for Jesus" banner; case to go to US Supreme Court
Suspended for wearing coat in school
Suspended for writing "I love Jesus" on backpack
12 students suspended for praying in school
Principal suspended for giving student a wedgie
Student suspended for bringing comb to class
Student suspended for making list of kids he didn't like
128 High School students suspended on 1st day for dress code violations!
Teacher suspended for flag display like the one in our cafeteria. Reinstated once story became public.
Student suspended for sharing caffeine gum!
Broken baseball bat trophy piece in student car seen as "weapon"; student suspended
Black student suspended for red hair
Student suspended for anti-homosexual t-shirt
Student suspended for singing threatening song
Mass. Dept. of Education illegally censors anti-MCAS speaker
Football coaches paid MUCH more than teachers!
Suspended for writing violent poetry
First grader suspended for sexual harrassment
5-Year old cuffed, principal suspended
Suspended for seeking help for a drug problem
10-year old cuffed, suspended for scissors
4th grader suspended for jello
Boy tries to sell pipe bomb to raise money in school
Suspended for Christian flier
Teacher fired after exposing falling SAT scores.
Girl suspended for doing cartwheels at recess
Entire 8th grade suspended after food fight
8-year old suspended for cat medicine device
Suspended for possession of Tylenol
Knife in car gets student tossed from graduation
Punished for singing for President
Student accused of bribing teacher could face 20 years in jail
Cuffed and sent home for drawing picture of a gun
Student suspended for wearing trenchcoat, later cleared
Jail time for bad language at school
Suspended for imaginary gun
Teacher calls US flag lapel pins "gang paraphenalia"
Football coach drops student on his head
Student suspended for web site critical of school officials
Texas students watch Michael Moore's "Farenheit 9/11" in class
Students suspended for inhaling helium while setting up for a dance
Student suspended for "smelling like smoke"
Third grader arrested and handcuffed for disorderly conduct
Three detentions for hugging
Principal duct-tapes student's baggy pants
Dodgeball too dangerous for recess
Student suspended for running for class office
Suspended for eating lemon drops
Student suspended for "pretend" gun
Boy forced to wear dress for talking too much
Student disciplined for saying "God bless" on announcements
Boy suspended for playing "cops and robbers" on playground
Suspended for snowballs
Principal puts toy gun to student's head
Student suspended for jaywalking after school
Third grader suspended for drawing soldier
Student suspended for headache tablets
Student suspended for "dangerous cookie"
Texas bans sexy cheerleading!
School bans book bags & purses, inspects lunch bags
Suspended for taking phone call from Mom in Iraq
On second thought, phone suspension reversed after publicity
Teacher fired for not raising football player's grade
Suspended for wearing "Don't Drink and Drive" tee shirt
8th grader suspended for taking pain reliever
4th grader suspended for NOT making fun of principal
Substitute teacher bites 5th grader
Student suspended for hugging
Water pistol declared a "weapon"; students suspended
School loockdown, police called over burrito
Cake knife from band room gets students suspended
12-year old hit with Taser 3 times
Student suspended for rubber band