Thursday, January 8, 2015

College 101 Course

We are pleased to announce that Bourne High School will again be providing an opportunity for students to enroll in a 3 credit Cape Cod Community College course free of charge starting January 31st, 2015.  College 101 is a theme-based seminar designed to help students develop the skills and confidence necessary to succeed in college, the world of work, and life. In this course, students will examine theories and practices associated with academic success.

To qualify, students must be 16 years old or older and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Classes will be held at Bourne High School on Saturday mornings from 9 AM - 12 PM starting on January 31, 2015 and running through May 2nd, 2015. Parents and students are encouraged to contact the guidance department for registration information at 508-759-0676.

Monday, December 22, 2014

FAFSA Day 2015

FAFSA Day Massachusetts, a College Goal Sunday Program, is a non-profit, volunteer driven program providing free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  If you have questions, please contact

Attendee registration for FAFSA Day 2015 is now open! If you would like to attend FAFSA Day, you can register at

DATE:  Sunday, January 25th at 1:00 pm
CAPE LOCATION:  Upper Cape Tech

Monday, December 8, 2014

Attention Seniors!!

College deadlines are fast approaching!  If you have not applied to college yet, but plan on doing so, please join us for the College Application Workshop this Thursday during Enrichment in the Library.  Passes are available in the guidance office.

Also keep in mind that there are schools that have January 1st deadlines--which means you need to have your ducks in a row BEFORE we leave for Winter Break!!  This means completed application, essay, SAT scores sent, AND letters of recommendation from counselors and teachers.  

Any questions, please feel free to stop by the guidance office!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Mass Maritime Dual Enrollment

The Massachusetts Maritime Academy Dual Enrollment program provides qualified high school students the opportunity to take a transferable, introductory college course at no cost (except the purchase of a textbook). Courses offered this year include English Composition (3 credits), Chemistry (3.5 credits), and Introduction to Emergency Management (3 credits).  To qualify for dual enrollment, students must have greater than a 3.0 high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale), submit current transcripts, and be endorsed by their guidance counselor or school principal and parent/guardian.

Classes will be held from 6-9pm on Wednesday evenings, beginning on March 4th. Registration forms are attached here, and are also available on our at

The registration deadline is February 6th

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Term One Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following students who achieved Honor Roll status for Term One!  Great job!

HIGHEST HONORS (Students have earned 90 and above in each subject for the term)

SENIORS--Shawna Antonelli, Sheehan Barton, Andrew Forsberg, John Moylan

JUNIORS--Skylar Fairfield, Shauna Holzman, Travis Johnston, Hadley Kerr, Molly Neil, Ayden O'Connell

SOPHOMORES--Katherine Brennan, Baillie Power, Merrick Rubinstein

FRESHMEN--Anthony Demayo, Katherine Peddicord, Donia Siroonian, Jordan Torpey, Hannah Tripp

HIGH HONORS (Students have earned 85 and above in each subject for the term)

SENIORS--Dominic Boulrisse, Mikina Burns, Jillian Carelli, Samantha Carpenter, Timothy Correia, Michelle Demers, Stefanie Fasoli, Sarah Finn, Shelby Fortune, Tess Fucito, Thomas Glinski, Janelle Hebb, Matthew Klier, Brandon Munroe, John Perkoski, Abigail Pomeroy, Caitlin Reardon, Kaitlin Stratton

JUNIORS--Samantha Aurelio, Morgan Callahan, Alivia Davis, Kara Furtado, Natalia Gordon, Francis Ladner, Megan Ladner, Amanda Lewis, Renee Moore, Caitlin Murphy, Miranda Partosan, Joseph Pepoli, Molly Powers, Dawson Prophett, Erin Shea, Matthew Sullivan, Ryan Taggart, Connor Torpey, Holly Weddell, Andrea Whalen, Deanna White, Alexandra Wolf

SOPHOMORES--Jacob Ashworth, Bryanna Bjelf, Adam Boulrisse, James Carelli, Nora Center, Mackenzie Cunningham, Michelle Fleming, Parker Freedman, Nathaniel Gonzalez, Alexandra Griffin, Lillian Healy, Delaney Hyldburg, Audrey Kelleher, Tess McCabe, Patsaporn Pianpramate, Abbey Saba, Nicolas Silvestris, Madison White, Shaun White, Allison Woolard

FRESHMEN--Lauren Angell, Sara Bianchini, Matthew Caron, Hannah Davies, Alexis Davis, Courtney Denesha, Kyle Fortune, Maria Giovanoni, Louis Gordon, Leah Hidenfelter, Samuel Johnston, Carly Lacasse, Brandon Manter, Kylie McDonnell, Cameron McNulty, Jenna O'Melia, Isabella Prophett, Hailey Rondeau, Samantha Sierra

HONORS (Students have earned 80 and above in each subject for the term)

SENIORS--Meganne Allison, Adam Bjelf, Jared Butler, Jordan Delfavero, Alexandra Dexter, Benjamin Fretschl, Caroline MacDonald, Kate McKenna, Marena Moccia, Ian Morgan, Brianna Rubin, Joshua Schlottenmeir, Ian Shepardson

JUNIORS--Jacqueline Bazinet, Samuel Beresford, Haylee Boone, Andy Chen, Adam Comoletti, Madisyn Downey, Tyler Griffin, Tomas Hidenfelter, Jodi Howard, Ahmed Javid, Liam MacKenzie, Stephen McCarthy, Ryan McLaughlin, Christian Owens, Isabella Powers, Tyler Rondeau, Gregory Siroonian II, Emma Tosca, Scott Vannett, Anthony Valenzano, Tyler Ward

SOPHOMORES--Andrew Adams, Cassandra Allen, Jessica Ballard, Meredith Carbone, Trevor Correia, Cameron Forget, Madison MacDonald, Bridget McMichen, Matthew Morisset, Jordyn Richards, Zachary Souza, Jenna Sundquist

FRESHMEN--Grace Angers-Benitez, Nicholas Carlow, Gerald Carpenter, Nicholas Curran, Caitlin Downarowicz, Nicholas Fasoli, Kaleb Head, Alyson Hickey, Alexis Marsh-Vermette, Caton Medeiros, Nicholas Newbold, Clayton Shepardson, Patrick Snyder, Emma Strode, Ryhan Ullo, George Warren


Monday, November 24, 2014

Financial Aid Information

Unfortunately, MEFA does not have the resources to support a Financial Aid Seminar at Bourne High School this year.  Please see the Powerpoint below from the seminar, and also check out the Financial Aid tab for more helpful handouts.  If you would still prefer to attend a seminar, there will be one at Barnstable High School on December 8th at 6:00 pm. 

If you have any questions about the financial aid process, please feel free to contact the guidance office. 

College Financing PPT

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Scholarships Are Here!

Local scholarships are starting to pop up, so be on the lookout!  A running list of all available scholarships is available on our website under the "Scholarships" tab, as well as posted in the guidance office.  Some applications can be done online, all others are available for pickup in the filing cabinet in guidance.  There are a few with December deadlines fast approaching, so don't miss out!  Be sure to check back regularly as new ones are added weekly.