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BMS Connected Learning Newsletter 3.29.2021
Andrew Anderson
Monday, March 29, 2021

Barrington Middle School 

“We are BMS”

BMS Connected Learning Newsletter: March 28, 2021

The BMS Learning Community is Respectful, Responsible, and Ready to Excel! 

Mission:

Barrington Middle School’s Mission is to empower all students to excel in character, citizenship, collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking, so that they may positively impact the future.

BMS Upcoming Events: 

  • March 30, 2021-BMS PTO Meeting, 7:00 pm, Zoom link click here - also found on the website at www.barringtonmiddle.org, see calendar at bottom of first page

  • March 31, 2021- Student Yearbook photos need to be uploaded by this date

  • March 31, 2021- Best Buddies March Activity

Week of March 28, 2021:

Monday 3/29

Tuesday 3/30

Wednesday 3/31

Thursday 4/1

Friday 4/2

Monday

4/5

Gold Day 

Odd

Friday Block Schedule

Blue Day

Even

Tuesday Block Schedule

Blue Day

Odd

Wednesday Block Schedule

Gold Day

Even

Thursday Block Schedule

No School

Good Friday

Gold Day

Odd

Students see all classes

BMS Spotlight on Learning: 

This week, we would like to shine our BMS Spotlight on Keta Douglas. Keta is such an amazing student! In math class, Keta has been working on an enrichment project of building a house. She created an amazing model of house with everything to scale and proportional! She also created an amazingly detailed blueprint of her house! Go Keta! (Submitted by Razz Cluster Math Teacher Mrs. Boyle). 

Do you know of a BMS Faculty/Staff member that is shining bright! If you do, please complete the form below and we can include the nomination in an upcoming newsletter. 

BMS Spotlight Nomination 

BMS Spirit Week: March 29 - April 1

This week we will be having a BMS Spirit Week.  Below is the link to the theme for each day.  We hope that you will participate and encourage your students to participate.  Students who submit a picture using the form below will be entered into a raffle for a gift card. 

BMS Spirit Week 3/29-4/1

Submit your Spirit Week pictures here

Eagle Gazette Volume 3 Issue 3: 

Please see a link to our most recent issue of our Eagle Gazette

Eagle Gazette Volume 3 Issue 3

Best Buddies:

We will be having our March Best Buddies event on Wednesday, March 31st.  This month we will be doing an indoor scavenger hunt.  If you are interested in signing up please complete the form below.  A zoom link will be sent to all students that sign up at 3:00pm on Wednesday, March 31st.  

     BMS Best Buddies Activity sign up

Book Fair:

 

The Scholastic Book Fair is here!  We are running a virtual book fair this year, meaning all sales will be conducted through the BMS Scholastic Book Fair page and the books will be shipped directly to your home.  We’ll have over 6,000 titles from which to choose, including books for younger children.  For book-only orders totaling $25 or more, shipping is free!

Click here for the BMS Book Fair Online Link to set up your family’s e-wallet.  The fair is open from March 22-April 4.  Any questions? Please contact Book Fair Parent Chair, Jodi Multer, at  JodiHelman@gmail.com or text at 917-623-7652.  Help support BMS with a purchase at the book fair!

2021 SurveyWorks:

 

This is a gentle reminder of the 2021 SurveyWorks. We are asking all families to take some time to complete SurveyWorks.  The survey is open until March 30th. We greatly value your feedback as this helps us to identify steps for continuous improvement. If you have questions please email Rebecca Silveira: silveirar@barringtonschools.org

Please use the link below to complete the survey.

bit.ly/ridefamily 

State Assessment Information: 

 

Below you will find a link to some important information regarding our upcoming State Assessments: Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and the Next Generation Science Assessment (NGSA) for our 8th grade students. 

BMS RICAS and NGSA Information 

BMS Yearbook:

We will still be producing a yearbook this year!  For ordering information and how to upload your student’s picture, please click here!

News from our BMS Media Center: 

BMS Weekly Trivia:

3/29 BMS Trivia

3/30 BMS Trivia

3/31 BMS Trivia

4/1 BMS Trivia

Book Bites:

Need a book to read?  Our awesome BMS Media Center staff recommends 6 books each week!  The recommended book list is available through blog form at http://www.mrsmelanieroy.com/ and also at our virtual bookshelf form: https://bit.ly/3lW9Q5e 

BMS Media Center Newsletter:

Click here for the monthly BMS Media Center newsletter!

Stay Connected with BMS! 

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