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2015 Athletes Saving Athletes Classes Train 120

Emma Bradley from Bishop Brady High School was one of 120 high school athletes learning to recognize potentially life-threatening conditions that sometimes arise in sports. The 4-hour course focuses on head (concussion) and neck injuries, cardiac emergencies and exertional heat illness. Students, who are generally sophomores or juniors, learn about these conditions and become extra sets of eyes on fields and in gyms and rinks for the rest of their high school careers. The athletes learn key signs and symptoms for each type of condition and taught to immediately report problems to their coaches. In the case of cardiac emergencies, the students are also taught hands-only CPR and AED use. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in young athletes.  You've read or heard it in the news: a young, apparently-healthy, athlete collapses and dies without warning. Appropriate immediate care can save 70% of these lives.  THANKS to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.  

Congratulations to Sydney Herrington (#2 seed overall) on a great run in the NHIAA Singles Tournament.  She reached the state finals yesterday defeating the #6 seed Izzy Leonardi from St Thomas, setting up a much anticipated final against #1 seed Julia Chappell from Manchester Central.

Playing outstanding tennis, Sydney finished her first season at 20-1, earning the state runner-up honors. Her only loss was in the state finals.

Kudos to Sydney for her outstanding season.  

Sydney Herrington, a freshman, will play in the semi-finals on Tuesday, June 9, at The Derryfield School in Manchester at 3:00 pm.

On Saturday Sydney won her first two matches (8-1) and (8-2) to advance to the quarterfinals.  Syndey went on to win the quarterfinal match (9-8(6) against Concord's #1 player Gabriella Killinger. 

UPDATE: Due to weather, today's match has been postponed to Wednesday at 3:00pm at The Derryfield School.

On Saturday, May 30, the 2015 BizGen competition was held at UNH's Paul College of Business and Economics.  Bishop Brady’s Lakeside Maintenance Service Team earned third place honors while Brady’s PW Industries received extremely positive feedback.  
As stated on their website, “BizGen's mission is to light the spark in the next generation of business developers. We do this through engaging competitions where business ideas are developed by high school students with the help of mentors and coaches and evaluated by qualified judges. Winning ideas will receive both in-kind and financial help to get started”.  

(Pictured left to right - Peter J. Lane, UNH Associate Dean, Ben Gorewitz,Dan Kelly, Nick Stuart, Chris Reed, and Ken Johnson, Bizgen Founder & President) 

Upcoming Events

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Saturday, March 21

Second Annual Spring Jam!

Pictured: Alumni band Pat & the Hats

6:00pm, tickets $5 each

Please join us for our second annual Spring Jam concert featuring alumni bands Pat & the Hats, Jasmine, and Back 2 Back, and faculty talent October Sons and Erik Gustafson. Proceeds will benefit the Bishop Brady Fine Arts Department. Click here to purchase tickets (also available at the door).

Friday, April 10

Second Annual Day of Service
More details to follow

Suzy's Corner

Currently a beloved science teacher at Brady, Suzy was was born in Buffalo, New York and attended the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She worked in the foundry industry for 11 years, taught as an adjunct at NHTI for six years, and has been happily teaching at Bishop Brady for the past 17 years. Suzy enjoys knitting and making her advisees slice-and-bake cookies. She loves cats, especially her himalayan Wrigley and Hello Kitty.

Sycamore Gardens Project

We are starting a project to grow seedlings for the Sycamore Community Gardens. The Gardens give refugees and low-income families in the Concord area the opportunity to grow their own food. For more information, click here. If you have ideas about growing seedlings or would like to help, please contact me at

Brady Habitat for Humanity Service Trip

Forty-nine students and nine chaperones traveled to Almost Heaven Habitat in Franklin, West Virginia during February break. This was Brady's third year in West Virginia and our fifth Habitat trip overall. Thank you for all of your support in helping make this
trip possible. Watch our video featuring our past trips, It's Almost Heaven:

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