BHS Guidance

Bucksport High School Mission Statement

To provide a rigorous and inspiring education in partnership with our community


Bucksport High School Guidance

Welcome to our guidance website, where we will try to keep our students and parents/guardians up to date on what is going on and what is to come. We hope to help make this journey through your high school years and beyond, fun and informative.

Bucksport High School Graduation Requirements:

  • Students must earn 24 credits
    • 4 credits in English
    • 4 credits in Math
    • 4 credits in Science and Technology (Biology required)
    • 3 credits in Social Studies (US History required)
    • 1 credit in Fine Arts
    • 1 credit in Health
    • 1 credit in Physical Education
    • Proof of Computer Proficiency
    • Maine Studies requirement (most students meet this in middle school)
    • All students must complete 40 hours of community service

Upcoming Events:
2023-2024 School Year

  • 12/25-12/29: No school, holiday vacation
  • 12/31: The FAFSA form  will be available online by this date. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR ACCOUNT CREATED BEFORE FILLING OUT THE FORM. This is for all senior students and at least one parent/guardian. We will post here if we get additional information about the exact date of availability.
  • 1/1: No school, New Year's Day
  • 1/15: No school, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • 1/16-1/19: Midterms/Finals
  • 1/19: Second Quarter/First Semester ends.
  • 1/29: FAFSA completion workshop,  5:30-7:30 in BHS Library. You must register for this event, call the guidance office at 469-6653.
  • 1/30: BHS Step-Up Night for rising 9th grade students, 6:00-7:30pm.
  • 2/19-23: No school, winter vacation