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Calendar

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FINE ARTS  CALENDAR
 2016-2017
please check “BLSARTS.org”
for calendar updates

2016-17

 

JANUARY          4

BLS FRIENDS OF THE ARTS,  6:30PM, Weds.

 

JANUARY       6 & 7

H.S. EASTERN DISTRICT FESTIVAL, 9-5PM,  BLS, SD 1/8 Sunday

 

JANUARY         10

BLS FACULTY PD Meetings 2:30-4:30pm, TUESDAY

 

JANUARY         11

Junior College Night, Auditorium

 

JANUARY         12

MLK BPS Celebration/Concert – Strand Theater

 

JANUARY         13

MLK BPS Celebration Boston Latin School

 

JANUARY 14


Bridgewater State Festival-All Day
 

JANUARY         16

MLK Holiday, Jazz Ensemble recording Session for Ellington Festival

 

JANUARY         18      

NHS Society Induction – Symphonic Band

 

JANUARY         21

H.S. ALL STATE AUDITIONS, Shrewsbury High School

 

JANUARY         21

SAT Test Day

 

JANUARY         27

End of term II

 

JANUARY         27

Ellington Tape Deadline,  NYC

 

JANUARY         28

EASTERN JUNIOR DISTRICT AUDITIONS, Concord Carlisle High School

 

FEBRUARY         1

BLS FRIENDS OF THE ARTS,  6:30PM, Weds.

 

FEBRUARY         2

BLS OPEN HOUSE

 

FEBRUARY         3      

Course Selections (Class Lists for 2017-2018  DUE)

 

FEBRUARY         4

Shepherd Hill Show Choir FESTIVAL

 

FEBRUARY         9

HANDEL & HAYDN, during R4 in school (selected students)

 

FEBRUARY        10 

DRAMA Improv,  3:00pm & 7:00pm

 

FEBRUARY        11

BERKLEE Jazz Festival, Berklee College of Music

 

FEBRUARY  14

BLS FACULTY PD Meetings 2:30-4:30pm, TUESDAY Class Lists

 

FEBRUARY        16

NORWOOD JAZZ CLASSIC, JAZZ FESTIVAL

 

FEBRUARY     17 - 19

MINGUS JAZZ FESTIVAL COMPETITION Manhattan/(if we make it)

 

FEBRUARY        28

MAJE  CAPE COD DISTRICT JAZZ FESTIVAL, Tuesday, Marshfield HS

 

MARCH             1

BLS FRIENDS OF THE ARTS, 6:30PM, Weds.   (do we want to change the 8??)       

 

MARCH             2

Guild production 3pm & 7pm

 

MARCH             3

Guild production 3pm

 

MARCH             4

Guild Prelims (all day)

 

MARCH          3 & 4

EASTERN DISTRICT Jr High REH & Concert, Lincoln Sudbury     

 

MARCH          7 & 8

Auditions for Spring Musical 3/9 callbacks

 

MARCH          9 - 11

ALL STATE CONCERT & CONFERENCE, BOSTON

 

MARCH            11

SAT Test Day

 

MARCH            14

BLS FACULTY PD Meetings 2:30-4:30pm, TUESDAY

 

MARCH            18

DRAMA GUILD FESTIVAL, Semi Finals  (if we make it)  

 

MARCH            18 

IAJE STATE FINALS at Norwood HS         

 

MARCH            25

Mass Thespian Festival, Tyngsboro HS

 

MARCH            25

Essentially Ellington Regional – Greenwich, Conn

 

MARCH 29

BLS FRIENDS OF THE ARTS,  6:30PM, Weds.         

 

MARCH        30 - 4/1

STATE DRAMA GUILD FESTIVAL, Finals  (if we make it)(JHH)

 

MARCH            31

MICCA ORCHESTRA, Foxboro HS and CHORAL, Norwood HS

 

APRIL               2

MICCA CONCERT BAND, HOPKINGTON          

 

APRIL             5 - 8

All Eastern Music Festival – Atlantic City NJ

 

APRIL           5,6,& 7

BSO open Rehearsal for Class Six, 10am and 12 noon

 

APRIL               8

Waltham Showchoir Competition , Waltham High School

 

APRIL               7

End of term III

 

APRIL               7

Yellow Submarines Improv Troupe 3pm & 7pm

 

APRIL            7 - 9th

JCL State Tournament

 

APRIL 

New Student Open House for FY 2014-15

 

APRIL             11

BLS FACULTY PD Meetings 2:30-4:30pm, TUESDAY

 

APRIL             13

BSO Open Rehearsal – Andris Nelson, Bruckner 6th and Mozart Piano Concerto

 

APRIL             15

MICCA Gold Medal Showcase (if we make it, sym hall)

 

APRIL             26

Spring Art Show – Opening Night – Open Studios

 

APRIL             27

BLS MUSIC NIGHT I 6:30pm, THURSDAY, Bands & Select Choirs        

 

APRIL             28

BLS MUSIC NIGHT II 6:30pm, FRIDAY, Strings & Chorus          

 

MAY               3  

BLS FRIENDS OF THE ARTS,  6:30PM, Weds.

 

MAY               5

PRIZE DECLAMATION, Alumni Day, Jazz Combo/String Quartet eve gig        

 

MAY               6 

SAT Test Day

 

MAY             5+6

ALUMNI WEEKEND, PRIZE DECLAMATION, etc. 

 

MAY            5 - 12  

AP Exam Weeks, 5/6 Art Portfolios Due , 5/9 Music Theory

 

MAY               9

BLS FACULTY PD Meetings 2:30-4:30pm, TUESDAY       

 

MAY          11 -13 

Essentially Ellington Finals (if we make it)

 

MAY             14 

IAJE HATCH SHELL GOLD MEDAL SHOWCASE, tentative  (if we make it ?)

 

MAY

NHS Induction            

 

MAY                   

Harvard Commencement (during school)

 

MAY             26     

Junior Prom            

 

JUNE             1

Musical 7pm

 

JUNE             2

Senior Prom

 

JUNE             3   

SAT Test Day                                                                                                           

 

JUNE             3   

Musical 3pm & 7pm

 

JUNE             4

Musical 2pm

 

JUNE            6-9  

BPS Arts Celebration- Boston Common

 

JUNE             7    

BLS FRIENDS OF THE ARTS,  6:30PM, Weds.

 

JUNE             7   

End of term IV(seniors)

 

JUNE             9

Yellow Subs  3 pm

 

JUNE             9   

PRIZE NIGHT (Tentative ??) Sanders Theater

 

JUNE            12     

BLS GRADUATION (Tentative ??) Waterfront Pavilion

 

JUNE            13

BLS FACULTY PD Meetings 2:30-4:30pm, TUESDAY

 

JUNE            16  

CHAMBER MUSIC NIGHT- FRIDAY

 

JUNE21

SCHOOL WIDE ARTS DEPT MEETING 2:30-3:30pm, CELEBRATION       

 

JUNE            21   

End of term IV

 

 

OPENING DAYS FOR FACULTY
Tuesday, September  6 & 7(7:35-2:15)- All faculty report to school
Thursday, September 8 - All students report to school

NO TEST DAYS:
September 11- Eid al-Adha
October 3 & 4- (Rosh Hashanah)
October 12- (Yom Kippur)
January 6 - Three Kings Day
April 14- Orthodox and Holy Friday
May 27-   (begins Ramadan)

In addition, please note that our open house dates are as follows: (6:00-8:00 PM)
Thursday, September  22 - Classes V & VI
Thursday, September  29 - Classes I-IV
Thursday, February    2 - All Classes

The professional development dates are as follows:  (2:30-4:30 PM)
Tuesday, October 11
Tuesday, November 8
Tuesday, December 13
Tuesday, January 10
Tuesday, February 14
Tuesday, March 14
Tuesday, April 11
Tuesday, May 9
Tuesday, June 13

And lastly, please note the following term dates:
November 10- end of term 1
January 27- end of term 2
April 7- end of term 3
June 7- end of term 4 (Class I)
Last day of school- end of term 4 (Classes II-VI)