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Friday, March 6, 2020

Aggie Weekly- March 6th


Good Afternoon Students, Parents, and Community Members:

This week we were able to enjoy a preview of the spring weather. Students had a half day on Thursday while teachers were provided professional development from one of our own staff, Ms. Szurley. Ms. Szurley’s workshop focused on our future goal of going 1:1 technology when we have completed our renovation. In addition, our staff completed a rough draft of our Bristol Aggie Core Values. Our next step will be to speak with students, parents, and then final approval from the Board of Trustees.  See our draft Core Values below:

  • Respect: We treat others with kindness and understanding.We conduct ourselves in a manner that builds trust, safety, and well-being for all members of our community.
  • Integrity: We do what is right and honorable, even when no one is looking. We are honest and kind. We take responsibility for our own work and our own actions. We model our core values both on and off campus.
  • Perseverance: We rise to the occasion even when things become difficult. When faced with failure, we assess the challenges and create solutions. We demonstrate care, effort, and a strong work ethic in accomplishing our goals.
  • Community: We welcome everyone. We embrace all differences in order to work and communicate effectively. As community-driven individuals, we thoughtfully build understanding by obtaining information and engaging with diverse perspectives.
  • Pride: We celebrate the successes, achievements, interests, and qualities of everyone in our school community. We are passionate lifelong learners, cultivating the spirit of Bristol Aggie.

Message from Superintendent Sands regarding COVID-19












Student Services:
Last Friday Bristol Community College came for On-Site Admissions! After meeting with the admissions counselor, sixteen students received their acceptance letter on the spot. Check out some photos of our students’ beaming with pride after their acceptance!!













Scholarship: The application period for the 2020 Emil Jaeske Scholarship has been re-opened. Sponsored by the American Legion, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior with plans to attend the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. Please forward the attached application to eligible seniors.

All applications should be submitted electronically to massffa@gmail.com no later than March 11th. A complete application includes the cover page (attached) and essay. The recipient will be announced during the state convention awards banquet on March 19th.

Next Phase for Seniors: We are proud to share with you our senior’s plans for their next step in their college and career exploration. Based on the knowledge and skills learned during their 4 years at BA, we are excited to publish acceptances into colleges, universities, military plans, and any career pathways each week. Please let Ms. Dias or Ms. Costa know in Student Services, so we can update our list weekly. Thank you for your dedication to excellence and drive to maintain Bristol Aggie Excellence.




Don’t miss out!



Keep checking the list for updates.



Click Here to view available scholarships.


We wanted to create an online Student Job posting to help you get started. Please click the link(s) below to view the job posting(s).


Attention Juniors and Seniors attending Prom: See below for details to obtain free prom dresses.


PTO Family Fun Night



Summer Academy
Bristol County Agricultural High School is excited to offer two 4-day sessions of our Summer Academy in 2020. (Session I: July 20-23 and Session II: July 27-July 30). There are morning sessions and afternoon sessions offered to students entering grade 5-8. Some sessions have an age restriction. Please read the descriptions on our web site closely. To register on Eventbrite, please click here.  Academy offerings include:
We encourage your student to mix and match your morning (AM) and afternoon (PM) sessions. All costs are listed above for each session (plus processing fees which have allowed us to move to online registration). If you are registering for a morning and afternoon session in the same week (full-day students) please use the promotional code ALLDAY2020 for a $50 discount at checkout.

All instructors are MA DESE Certified Teachers in their respective areas of expertise. Refunds are only offered if courses are cancelledView program descriptions and register online through our link at:
www.bristolaggie.org   Questions? Email Kbraga@bcahs.com  ​

In the Classroom:
  • NRM: Today we hosted the Environmental Police from MA, RI, and CT for a Lobster Scrubbing Lecture/Conference. What a great experience for our NRM students. #BAPRIDE







Professional Development: After school on Wednesday, Mr. Poloskey and Ms. Lindrooth provided CPR training to the staff.



MSBA Update: This week our construction crew added a roof to CSE Building A. It’s amazing how fast this project is coming together!


Activities and Athletics:
  • Ocean BowlOn Saturday, the Salmon Cannons Ocean Bowl teams competed at the regional Ocean Bowl competition, the Blue Lobster Bowl. Each team won a match, learned a lot, and had a good time! 
    • Thanks to Mrs. Savage for coaching B team!
    • A team: Jessie Power, Abby Bruno, Bee Thompson, M. Rumson, Lauren Corbett, Hannah Bruno
    • B team: Emma Forgit, Elliott Civitarese, Parker Megginson, Althea Vedro, Tyler Tavares







  • Drama Club
    • Come support the Bristol Aggie Drama Club at their upcoming spring play, All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play, on Friday April 3rd at 6:30! Doors will open at 6:00. Tickets can be preordered from Ms. Couto or anyone in the Drama Club. Tickets will also be sold at the door, $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Bring your Aggie ID for a free snack! Hope to see you there!
  • Softball
    • There is a parent/athlete meeting on Wednesday, March 11 at 6pm in the gymnasium. Please make every effort to attend with your athlete. Tryouts begin after school on March 16! If you have any questions, please email Stephanie Moriarty at smoriarty@bcahs.com.
  • FFA


The Week After After- A Week

  • Monday, March 9
    • Assembly- Gym
    • EXTENDS: 2:30 (Library)
    • Open Gym- 2:30
  • Tuesday, March 10
    • Open Gym- 2:30
    • Board of Trustees Meeting @ 7:00 pm (Keith Hall)
  • Wednesday, March 11
    • Talent Show Tryouts- 2:30 (Gym)
    • PTO Meeting @ 7:00 pm (Library)
  • Thursday, March 12
  • Friday, March 13
    • Spring School Dance 6:00-9:00 pm
    • We would like to remind our parents that they need to arrive no later than 9:00 to pick up your child from the dance.

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