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2018 BHS Program of Studies Night - Parent Presentation Course Selection

On February 12 BHS held its annual Program of Studies Night to review the course selection process for incoming freshmen, as well as to provide an overview of course offerings and unique programming. To check out the slideshow, please click this link!

2019 European Trip Information Session 2.27.18 at 6PM

BHS teachers are planing a European Trip in 2019.   The trip will be a 10 day extravaganza to Munich, Germany/Vienna, Austria/ Budapest Hungary/ Prague Czech-Republic.  The trip will focus on the history of WWII with a visit to the Dachau concentration camp and history museum in Budapest.  It would take place during 2019 April vacation.  More information is available at the Explorica website which is the sponsoring organisation.  There will be a parent/student interest meeting on Tuesday, February 27 at BHS in room 20B at 6:00 p.m. with Mrs. Angell and Mrs. Perkoski.

BPS Hosts District Art Show at the Bourne Public Library through February 28 BPS Art Show

Please check out the Bourne Public Schools Art Show at the Bourne Public Library. Displays of student work will be up through February 28.  

BHS Hosts Screening of the Documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age - February 1 at 6PM Screenagers

Thanks to the generosity of the Grace Swift Nye Grant, on January 30th parents and community members are invited to attend a screening of the documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age. The film presents the challenges of excessive screen time for youth and what we collectively--as individuals, families, schools and society in general--can do to help our kids use their devices in a more healthy manner. 

BHS Students Identified as Arisia Student Art Contest Finalists Arisia Art Contest


Congratulations Matthew Sheehy - grade 11, Joseph Petrillo - grade 11, and Breanna Keesling- grade 9

Check out the photo gallery of their work here!

BHS Students Recognized as New England Emerging Young Artists 2018 Emerging Young Artists 2018

Congratulations to our Emerging Young Artists 2018!  See a photo gallery of their work by CLICKING HERE!

Link to DESE 2017 District and School Report Cards

Please click on the highligted links to view the district and school report cards.

Southeast Music Festival Rescheduled to Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7 music

Due to the storm the Southeast Music Festival at High School will take place on Saturday, January 6, 9 AM -5 PM and Sunday, January 7, 9AM- through concerts. Concert times are the same: 1:00 PM Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, and Chorus. 3:30 includes the Band and Orchestra.

BHS & BMS Hosts Program of Studies Night on February 8 graduation

BMS & BHS is hosting Program of Studies Night on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

Please Join us for the New Peebles Elementary School Groundbreaking Ceremony on January 6 at 11 AM New Peebles Elementary School
Door Decorating Contest - Voting Link Non-Biased Stock Photo :)

Voting begins Friday 12/22/17 at 7am and closes at 12-noon. CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

All students and staff should vote for their favorite door.  Please take a moment this morning to make your way around the building and take in the decked out doors.  You only get one vote so make it count!

Dream Big and Support the Bourne Education Foundation (BEF)! Dream Big

Thanks to a generous anonymous donation, BEF has eight fabulous luxury box seats to the upcoming Disney on Ice show “Dream Big” at the BU Agganis Arena on Tuesday December 26 available for the highest bidder!  PLUS parking is included!

BHS Hosts Job Fair for Grade 11 & 12 Students December 7 Job Fair

All juniors and seniors will be participating in the Credit for Life Fair on December 7, 2017 from 11:30A - 1:30P at Bourne High School. This fair is sponsored by the Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank.

Bourne PTA Hosts Santa's Workshop Saturday December 2 at BMS

Join us from 10 - 2 PM at Bourne Middle School. Check out our flyer by CLICKING HERE

BHS School-to-Careers Job Board Job Board

Are you a high school student looking for employment or internship opportunities? Are you a business looking to hire? Look no futher than the BHS School to Career Job Board!

BHS Hosts Winter Music Concert on December 7 at 7 PM Winter Concert

Please join us on Thursday, December 7th for the annual Winter Concert!

Admission is FREE!

The Friends of Bourne High School and the Bourne PTA Sponsor Thanksgiving Bonfire at BHS on 11.22.17 Bonfire

Students, alumni, parents, families and community mebers are invited to attent the Thanksgiving Bonfire event on Wednesday, November 22. The Thanksgiving game will take place on Jackson Field on November 23 at 10 AM.

Annual Stuff-a-Bus Event on December 9 Stuff a bus

Saturday December 9th 9:00-4:00pm

Located at Peebles Elementary School Parking Lot

BHS Key Club and NHS Sponsors Polar Express Night December 8 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM Polar Express Night

Open to students in Grades K-6  - Join us in your pj's for snacks, arts and crafts!

Donations welcome!! Check out our flyer here!

The First Annual John C. Keefe Memorial 5K Road Race - Saturday, November 25, 2017 5K

This event is designed to raise funds that will go directly to the John C. Keefe Scholarship. One half of the funds raised will be given as a college scholarship to a BHS Senior who best exemplifies the grace and kindness of Mr. Keefe. The other half will go to BHS 8th graders who may need some financial assistance for the annual BMS, Washington DC trip.  A trip, during which, Mr. Keefe connected with hundreds of students over the years.

Key Club Bake Sale

This Saturday, November 18

8 am to noon

Monument Beach Post Office

All proceeds to benefit the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute at Tufts

Slideshow from the November 7 Student Showcase for Middle School Students and Families Bourne to B

Please check out our slideshow presentation by CLICKING HERE!

Order Your Bourne Clothing and Show Off Your #bournespirit! Bourne Clothing

All sales benefit the Class of 2019.  Please CLICK HERE for clothing options and order form.

Bourne High School Drama Club presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee!  Spelling Bee

 Come see this fast-paced crowd pleaser of a show November 10-12. Friday, November 10th at 7:00 PM,Saturday November 11th at 7:00 PM and Sunday, November 12th at 2:00 PM. Reserve your tickets by calling 508-759-0699!  

BHS History Club Hosts Veterans Day Event BHS History Club Hosts Salute to Veterans November 9

Parents, students, and community members are invited to attend the BHS History Club's Salute to Veterans on November 9.

The assembly will be held at 1:15 PM in the school's gymnasium - guests are asked to sign in at the main office upon arrival.

Please take the Special Education Family Engagement Survey! Survey!

Caregivers of students who receive special education services are strongly encouraged to participate in this survey conducted by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.


My Choice Matters: Building Parent Muscle - November 5th My choice matters

My Choice Matters: Building Parent Muscle will be held on November 5th, 2017 at the Cape Codder.  

BHS Hosts Student Showcase for Middle School Students and Families November 7 BHS

Middle school students and families are invited to attend Bourne High School's Student Showcase event on Tuesday, November 7 at 5:30 PM.

Bourne High School Student Showcase for BMS Students Canalman Letter B Logo

Please join Bourne High School for a Student Showcase for students in grades 5-8 and their families on November 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm. 

Join Us for the Hoxie Center's 4th Annual Autumn Festival Fall Festival

Saturday, October 14th 11 - 3 outside on the grounds at 30 Williston Rd Sagamore Beach

Homecoming Court Voting Homecoming

Please vote for your class representatives to represent your class for Homecoming Court using the links below:

Homecoming Pep Rally Spirit Games Participation Voting Links Place your vote

Please select your classmates who you would like to represent your class in the following games.  Students can only select each name once.  No cross over for teams. 

2017 Homecoming Information Homecoming 2017

Homecoming Week begins October 9.

Here is the information students and parents need to know!


2018 Yearbook Information 2018 Yearbooks On Sale Now!

Yearbooks are $95.00, but are $80.00 if purchased before 10/31/17.  See our flyer here!!

Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors Scheduled to take PSATs October 11 - Senior Seminars Offered October 11 PSATs

Grade 9, 10  and 11 students are scheduled to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 11.

While the other grades test, we will be offering seminars for our Seniors in the class of 2018.

StuCo Freshman Class Officers Election Please cast your vote!

All freshmen are encouraged to vote! Voting ends Friday, September 22.

Click Here to vote

BHS Picture Days - September 25 & 26 Picture Day!

Students are scheduled to take their school pictures by their assigned English Classes on Septembr 25 and September 26. Please see the attached schedule to find out when your student's pictures will be scheduled.

BHS Hosts Parent/Caregiver Teacher Conference Night October 4 from 4 - 7 PM Parent Teacher Conferences

Please register for our Parent-Teacher Conference Night!

Community Matters! Join Us for All the Fun

Conference & Resource Fair - Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00am-1:00 pm at Bourne Middle School

Important Information Regarding Electronic Communications Sign up for Enews!

Our webpage has changed - In order to receive, or continue to receive, important school related news and information you are required to sign up through our new website by CLICKING HERE!

Congratulations to our 2017 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars! 2017 AP Scholars

Seventeen BHS students earn 2017 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards!

Freshman Summer Newsletter - Welcome Class of 2021 Welcome Class of 2021!

Welcome to Bourne High School.  Please join us for our Freshman and New Student Orientation on August 28 at 5:30 PM. Attached is detailed information about this event as well as other information to assist you with your transition to BHS. We look forward to seeing you on the first day of school on August 29. 

BHS Hosts Freshman and New Student Orientation August 28 at 5:30 PM Welcome New Students!

We encourage all registered grade 9 students and newly registered grade 10—12 students and their families to join us for Orientation Night on August 28 at 5:30 PM



Bourne High School Summer Reading List Posted! Summer Reading

As a whole-school requirement, all students at all levels are required to read Daniel James Brown’s The Boys in the Boat as Bourne High School embarks on the fourth year of the One Book, One School program. Follow-up book discussions with student and community participants and/or individual teacher assessments will take place at the beginning of the school year.

Please Get Your 2017-2018 Bus Applications In! Picture of school bus

Bus stops for the 2017-2018 school year are determined by the completed applications received. To ensure that your student has appropriate transportation for the fall, please complete the required bus application by June 30.  Applications must be submitted annually.  If you have any questions, please contact Sue Downing or Jean White You may also call the main office at 508-759-0670 with any questions you may have.

BPS Collaborates with Boston University, The ARC of MA & Commonwealth's Department of Developmental Services Making Friends icon


BPS is Collaborating with Boston University, The ARC of MA & Commonwealth's Department of Developmental Services to develop Making Friends in School: A Toolkit for Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Parents.  This toolkit will be a resource for both schools and families in providing strategies that promote the development of friendships among all students.  

Free AP Study Sessions Offered in 2017-2018 Letters of AP

Bourne High School is pleased to partner with Mass Insight’s Mass Math + Science Initiative (MMSI), the largest math and science program in the state. This grant is designed to increase student participation and performance in AP Math, Science and English. The MMSI program relies on multiple resources and support systems to help schools reach their performance goals each year, including world-class teacher training and professional development (AP Summer Institute and 2-Day training sessions), Saturday student study sessions, and content support from experienced math, science, and English directors.