Fox 61 Student News
Advisor: Mrs. Susan Silvedio- Stanley
FOX 61 Student News empowers Connecticut middle and high school students to explore the world of
multi-media journalism by giving them the opportunity to capture, edit and publish original content
under the guidance of professionals. Each student produces and hosts a segment which will showcase a local story or event, highlighting all
that is great in our state and align with our mission of HOPE. Segments will be featured on-air during
the 10 p.m. news, our Facebook page and on FOX61.com!
The first meeting is February 17th!
National Junior Honor Society
Advisor: Mrs. Kim Waters
Chapter Website: BMS NJHS Website
Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School’s Happie K. Tracy Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society is an organization that recognizes and encourages academic achievement, while developing other characteristics essential to democracy. Membership is open to 7th and 8th graders and members are selected after an application and personal statement is submitted. Selection is made by a committee of faculty and administration. The members meet weekly with a staff adviser and takes on leadership roles throughout the school and community. The organization also commits to several community service projects which may vary year to year. Members are expected to complete two hours of community service during the school year (Sept-June).
Community Service Organization
Advisor: Mrs. Joan Jette-Lotreck
The purpose of this group is to work on several community service projects throughout the school year. (Food drives, gardening, fund raising, tutorial services in the school, projects for nursing home residents etc.) Projects vary each year. Members of this organization manage the school store (learning money management at the same time) as well as attend regular meetings. The members are expected to participate in the service projects that may take place outside of the school day. This year the meeting dates for the month of September and October will be announced. Regular attendance is necessary in order to remain in the organization.
Requirements for membership include:
– To ACT responsibly while working in the school store.
– To AID and carry out community service.
– To BRING service ideas to the meetings.
Baldwin Band and Chorus
Advisor: Mr. Jason Beit
Advisor: Mrs. Sam Rizer