Wednesday, May 16, 2018

May 2018_update and info_Senior Events

Hi all,
Ok, so with our Juniors (11th graders) and Seniors (12th graders) getting ready for the Junior/ Senior Prom (to be this Friday, May 18th), I figured I should share the full list of Senior Events.
Please email, call or visit BHS, with any questions.
Mr. Chiocca
Associate Principal:  Ms. Deacon Class Advisors:  Mrs. DiCroce and Mr. Regan
May 18
Junior/Senior Prom
Danversport Yacht Club
7-11 p.m.
Tickets go on sale 4/23.  Credit card (online) or check payable to BHS.  Tickets $75 first week 4/23-4/27; $80 from 4/30-5/11.
Links for credit card purchases/contracts will be sent to students.

May 23
Senior Athletic Banquet
DoubleTree Hotel  6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the BHS Athletic Boosters.  Students will be notified by letter. Appropriate dress required.

May 24
Last Day of Classes for
Seniors without Obligations
Sign-out sheets distributed in homeroom.  Seniors sign-out after completing required coursework and returning all books/course materials.  Return completed sign-out sheets to Guidance.

                        Friday, May 25 Tuesday, May 29          Wednesday, May 30 Thursday, May 31
                        Periods 1-2   Periods 3-4   Periods 5-7    Makeup Exams

May 30
Senior Banquet
Hilton Garden Inn
6:30-10 p.m.
Tickets are $10 and will be sold during lunch starting May 1. Online purchase or check payable to BHS.  Link for credit card purchases will be sent to students. Appropriate dress required.

May 31
Senior Obligation Day
This day is designated for students missing class assignments or with detentions or suspensions.

May 31
Scholarship Awards Night
Fogelberg Performing Arts Center 7 p.m.
Students will be  notified by letter.  Report by 6:30 p.m. Appropriate dress is required.
June 1
Senior Breakfast and
Graduation Rehearsal
Breakfast - Cafeteria 8 a.m.  Yearbooks will be distributed.
Rehearsal - Rubber Gym 9 a.m.  Caps/gowns will be distributed

June 3
Graduation Ceremony
Varsity Field 2 p.m.
(weather permitting)
Students should report to the Gymnasium no later than 12:45 p.m.  Appropriate dress is required. NO jeans, t-shirts, hats, shorts or sneakers.  Students dressed inappropriately will be sent home to change.  Ceremony lasts approximately one hour.

June 3
Post Grad Party
King’s, Burlington
10 p.m. - 5 a.m.
Admission 10-11 p.m. ONLY.  Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold at the door.  Students must leave immediately following the conclusion of the event at 5 a.m.
SIGN-OUT SHEETS - Seniors should sign out in this order:  All Classroom Teachers, Ms. Deacon, then Guidance. Completed sign-out sheets should be left with Guidance. Seniors are also required to complete the senior survey on Naviance.  Students should be prepared to pay for any school materials they have lost or damaged.

Any student found under the influence of alcohol or drugs or in the possession of alcohol, drugs
and/or drug paraphernalia, will be suspended from school and school activities including Graduation.
Students found in possession of a controlled substance or weapon will be recommended for exclusion.

Monday, March 5, 2018

March 2018_Burlington High School Open House and MCAS Testing

Please check out our Principal's blog, to learn about the upcoming BHS Open House, and upcoming MCAS Testing.
In ELL, we wrapped up our annual WIDA ACCESS Testing, and all went well.
As always, feel free to email or call me, Mr. Chiocca, at BHS, if you'd like to talk about your child's academic progress.
All the best,
Mr. Chiocca

Thursday, November 9, 2017

November 2017_info from the ELL classroom

We are getting back to emailing each and every ELL family/ parent/ guardian; I have asked all ELL students for their parent/ guardian emails, if I didn't already get it, from you.

Ok, so you should see an email from me, Mr. Chiocca, soon.

Also, please note this info, from the Principal's blog (slightly edited):
Quarter 1 report cards are now published on the Aspen parent portal. If you are having trouble accessing the portal or are unsure of your portal account information, please email the Student Information Office at

Day Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday, November 9th from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Thursday, September 7, 2017

September 2017_Greetings from the ELL Classroom @ BHS


My name is Mr. Chiocca, and I'm the ELL Teacher, here at Burlington High School.  Let me start this school year off by sharing info about the Aspen BPS Family Portal.  Through this Aspen Burlington Public Schools Family Portal, you can monitor your child's academic progress.  Please click on the links below, to learn more.
If I can be of help, feel free to visit, call, or email.

Adam Chiocca, M.A.T., M.Ed.
ELL Teacher, Burlington High School
123 Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA  01803
(781) 273-7095 


Aspen Family Portal Handout

Aspen Family Portal Reference Sheet