Community Bulletin Board

BHS PTO Recruitment 2021

4/15/2021 1:17 pm

The Brookline High School (BHS) PTO is proud of the work they have done this year to support educators, staff, students, and families - it is work that could not have happened without the partnership and effort of all of the BHS community and the members of the PTO. Now that spring is in bloom, the BHS PTO is beginning to anticipate their work for the year to come. They will have several vacant positions next year on our Executive Board as current board members’ children graduate, and they hope you’ll consider volunteering to fill one of them!

The descriptions of the open positions are included in the recruitment letter below. Serving on the BHS PTO Executive Board is a nice way to get to know more families in the high school community, and to include your voice in decision making about grant allocation and other methods of supporting BHS. Please consider joining! Please reach out to copresidents.bhs.pto@gmail.com with any questions or to let them know you’re interested. Thank you!

BHS PTO Recruitment Letter

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Get Vaccinated at Red Sox Week at the Hynes

4/15/2021 1:11 pm

You’re Invited! Get vaccinated at Red Sox Week at the Hynes.

As of April 19th, all individuals ages 16 and older are eligible to receive vaccine in Massachusetts.

Red Sox week at the Hynes is dedicated to creating a positive vaccination experience that celebrates and honors our diverse cultures across the Commonwealth. Red Sox Week at the Hynes will include bi-lingual Spanish-speaking staff and volunteers as well as added Spanish signage to help direct guests through the site.

The Boston Red Sox have partnered with the state and CIC Health. During your visit to the Hynes to get vaccinated you can:

  • Visit the selfie station
  • View the Red Sox trophies
  • Socially-distance visit with Wally the Green Monster
  • Enter a raffle to win tickets to a Red Sox game

To book your appointment, visit this site: Red Sox Week at the Hynes (RSF)

With your help, we can raise awareness about the COVID-19 vaccine and Strike Out COVID-19!

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Survey on Asian Hate Crimes In Brookline

4/8/2021 3:32 pm

Susan Park (RLA PTO president) is asking for interested folks to complete a survey of the community's experience with Asian hate crimes in Brookline. The results will go back to the district. The survey can be completed by one or more family members. The language used is broad and extends to experiences beyond those of the Asian American community, so all are encouraged to participate.

Complete the Survey

To find out more and act to stop hate against Asian American Pacific Islander communities check out the Stop AAPI Hate website and other resources provided by the Brookline Asian American Family Network.

Stop AAPI HateBAAFN Covid-19 Resources

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Voluntary Asymptomatic COVID-19 Student Pooled Testing

4/5/2021 3:58 pm

If you have not already done so, please sign up for the asymptomatic COVID-19 weekly pooled testing program for the Public Schools of Brookline (PSB)!

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Light at The End of The Tunnel: Strategies and Resources for The Transitions Ahead

3/31/2021 5:46 am

Popular speaker Jon Mattleman returns to the BHS community for a special parent and caregiver presentation on how we can manage anxiety, optimize resilience, and keep our families in balance as COVID-19 restrictions relax, kids go back to school, and we resume some level of normalcy. Bringing 35 years of experience as a counselor, Jon uses insight, warmth, and humor to share practical tools, tips, techniques, and resources to help guide us through challenging transitions to new situations.

Jon is the Clinical Director of Minding Your Mind and is passionate about mental health education and supporting parents and they support their children.

This virtual event will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Registration link: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/292/38zp9apq

Zoom link: https://event.webinarjam.com/live/292/38zp9apqf8ohkxu87z8

Brought to the community by B-PEN (Brookline Parent Education Network) and Brookline Department of Public Health.

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