Belize High School

Belize High School is a secondary school, high school in Belize City, Belize.[1]

Belize High School
Logo of Belize High School, BHS Logo.jpg
The official logo of Belize High School
  • To include all religions
  • Appreciation for the Arts
  • Green Technology and a cleaner future
  • Tradition of Excellence
Location
Map
Mercy Lane


Belize
Coordinates17°30′24″N 88°11′53″W / 17.506578°N 88.197933°W / 17.506578; -88.197933Coordinates: 17°30′24″N 88°11′53″W / 17.506578°N 88.197933°W / 17.506578; -88.197933
Information
TypePrivate
MottoLearners Today, Leaders Tomorrow. As one is gone, another is born.
Established2010
PresidentDeanna Nisbet
PrincipalJamie Usher
Classes8
CampusUrban
Colour(s)    Blue, gold and white
YearbookThe Time Capsule
Websitewww.bhsbes.edu.bz

HistoryEdit

In 2009, fifteen years after opening the Belize Elementary School, the Board of Governors sought to explore and develop the concept of a new high school. In 2010, The school was located at the University of the West Indies Open Campus facility on Princess Margaret Drive, Belize City during its first year.[2] In 2011, Belize High School had moved to the same campus as Belize Elementary School.

EducationEdit

Belize High School installed Smart Board technology for their education system. They are the first school in Belize to utilize the Smart Board. It is the only high school in Belize where laptops are required in classes.

Academic AdvisingEdit

Belize High School employs an academic counsellor. Roles:

  • Assist in identifying junior colleges, college universities that fit individual student needs and participate in the admission process.
  • Fulfilling college requirements (student curriculum vitae)
  • Empower and guide students thought the year, keeping goals at the forefront.
  • Assist with seeking financial aid and scholarships available to students at tertiary level.
  • Organize career day and guest speakers.
  • Facilitate visits from college representatives and/or arrange tours abroad for students.
  • Aid the student with arranging external exams, CXCs, SATs, etc.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belize High School". Belize High School. Archived from the original on 28 June 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Belize High School attracts potential students with tech savvy programs | Channel5Belize.com". Edition.channel5belize.com. 25 February 2011. Retrieved 10 September 2012.