BHS Senior Support Center

Stressed about school? Check out our events and resources for seniors in high school and below.

Stress Relief

Color-Me-In: Trans Affirmation
Tues, Nov 30 at 4:00
Register for this Zoom Coloring Club for grades 6-12 and receive a rainbow pencil bag with coloring supplies and a copy of the Trans Affirmation Coloring Book by Theo Nicole Lorenz to keep. Check out this guided meditation.

Tai Chi Online
Sat, Dec 4 at 10:00 | Wed, Dec 8 at 6:00
Tai Chi practitioner and coach, Aisling O’Shea, will guide you through this beautiful and low impact form of martial art and meditation. No equipment necessary.

Coping Skills Workshop
Fri, Dec 17 at 4:00
Learn strategies you can incorporate into your everyday life to manage daily stress and anxiety. Register for a kit to make essential-oils sugar scrub for your mental and physical health.

Support

Senior Thesis Books: Explained
Fri, Dec 10 at 4:00
How can you best choose what books to read when it comes to your senior thesis? Hannah Lee, YA Services Librarian, will walk you through the authors on the list.

College App Critique Groups
Opens Nov 29
Join an anonymous critique group to get unbiased feedback from other students.

Stress Free Volunteering

Drop-In Decoration Station
All December
Decorate the library with gingerbread houses (made of cardboard).

Diversity Audit
All December
Read the first chapter of the books in our inventory list by the bulletin board to identify aspects of diversity in the main character and author.

Origami Project
All December
Fold well-wishes into origami for the Children’s Department to share with local families.

Just for Fun

Holiday Book Swap
All December
Bring in a lightly used book to wrap and place in our decorative mailbox so you can take a new one home. This program is hosted by Teen Advisory Board.

Under 200: A Novella Book Club
Wed, Dec 15 at 3:00
Read the break-through novella Binti by Nnedi Okorafor, which is currently in progress to be adapted to a Hulu TV series.

Virtual Trivia Night
Wed, Dec 15 at 7:00
Join us for another evening of Virtual Trivia for solo players and teams!