•  News and Events:

    *The Paw is opening on Tuesdays and Fridays during all lunches! Social distancing procedures and safety in place. Come check us out. 

    *If you are a Sophomore interested in interviewing for positions on Class Council, interviews will take place Monday, October 26th at 2:30pm in Mr. Christner’s room, D-43

    *Attention Juniors! If you would like to interview to be a Junior Council Rep please sign up outside of Mrs. Eby's room, F-20, before the end of the school day on Friday, 10-23-2020. If you are not signed up by Friday, you will not be eligible to be interviewed. Interviews will start at 2:30 on Monday the 26th. We look forward to seeing you!

    *BHS, we need your help collecting photos for the yearbook! Please check out our Google Form by clicking the link below and submitting photos for as few or as many categories as you’d like. Thank you!  https://forms.gle/jtMyHnNpxLLaHuTt6

    *Are you trying out for a winter sport?  Please stop by the Athletic Office ASAP to make sure you have the proper forms on file before the season begins.

    *The Red Cross Club is currently having a returnable can and bottle drive. Save your cans for the drop-off day in the BHS main parking lot on October 29th! To learn more about how you can help the Red Cross organization, go to the club meeting right after school this Thursday in C5.

    *The robotics team, the TechnoDogs, is having their first meeting on Monday, October 26th on Google Meet at 6pm. The code is "kqe-zysr-mnw". The link is: https://meet.google.com/kqe-zysr-mnw . If anyone has questions please email the team captains Michaela Leclerc (leclercmm21@brightonk12.com) or Zach Kramer (kramerzt21@brightonk12.com). 

    *Attention Seniors, if you were taking the SAT in Mrs. Eby's room and lost a jacket, please come to F-20 to claim it.

    *The Close Up classes have information for you if you would like to vote by Absentee Ballot or about the ways to vote in person! 


    An absentee ballot will be mailed to every registered voter by their clerk or the Secretary of State. 

     You may still want to apply for a ballot application now:

    • Apply online if you have both a driver’s license and the last four numbers of your social security number.  Online Absentee Ballot Application 

    • Otherwise, apply with a form 

    • Get an absentee ballot at your clerk's office in person until election day

    Fill out your ballot application

    • See the instructions for the absentee ballot application form below**

    • You can also choose to be on the Permanent List and you will get an absentee ballot application sent to you before every election

    Get your absentee ballot application to your clerk early.

    • Online absentee ballot applications will get to your clerk right away

    • You can also Mail your form or email a photo of your application form to your local clerk 

    • You can also drop the application off at your clerk’s office.

    Your absentee ballot will be mailed to you by your clerk



    • Read and follow all instructions on the ballot, e.g. use a black or blue pen.

    • You must remember to put your ballot in the secrecy sleeve and put your signature on the outside of the envelope.

    • You do not have to vote for every candidate or proposal but make sure you go to the end of the ballot to see all your options.

    • If you make a mistake you can ask the clerk for a new one.

    Return your absentee ballot to your clerk early - as soon as you decide who and what you want to vote for:

    • Drop it off at your clerk's office up to and including election day.

    • By mail: Mail your ballot early to your clerk's office. We recommend you do this by October 19. After October 19, we use the drop boxes at each clerk's office

    • Write or call if you need stamps mailed to you at toll-free phone: 855-VOTE311 (or 855-868-3311) or email: VotingHelpline@gmail.com 



    1. Vote in person at the clerk’s office

    • Vote within 45 days of the election at the clerk's office. 

    • After September 19, you can do a triple play at the clerk’s office: register to vote, get an absentee ballot and VOTE!

    2. Voting in person on Election Day

    3. Learn about the candidates and ballot issues at vote411.org 

    • vote411.org is a League of Women Voters website that provides non-partisan information about the candidates and ballot proposals that will appear on your ballot. 

    4. To receive a reminder before every election go to Turbovote.org

    5. Questions

    Two short, concise instructional videos will show you how to Register to Vote and Cast your Vote!