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BMS Connected Learning Newsletter 6.1.2021
Andrew Anderson
Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Barrington Middle School 

“We are BMS”

BMS Connected Learning Newsletter: June 1, 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: 

  • Cluster/Program Preference Forms for Incoming 6th Grade Families and 7th Grade Families due Friday, June 4, 2021. (extended from Monday, June 1, 2021)

  • BMS PTO Meeting:  Thursday, June 10 (Zoom link to be added at a later date to this newsletter)

Week of May 31, 2021:

Monday 

5.31.2021

Tuesday

6.1.2021

Wednesday

6.2.2021

Thursday

6.3.2021

Friday

6.4.2021

No School

Memorial Day

Blue Day

Odd

Tuesday Block Schedule

RICAS Make-ups all grades/NGSA Make-ups Gr 8

Blue Day

Even

Wednesday Block schedule

RICAS Make-ups all grades/NGSA Make-ups Gr 8

Gold Day

Odd

Thursday Block schedule

RICAS Make-ups all grades/NGSA Make-ups Gr 8

Gold Day

Even

Friday Block Schedule

(Schedule change)

 

BMS Spotlight on Learning

This week, we would like to shine our BMS Spotlight on Eliana Carter and Nathan Henson. The other week, without being asked, Eliana and Nathan took time out of their day to clean up the garbage on our outdoor basketball courts. Thank you Eliana and Nathan for identifying a need and making our school grounds look beautiful. 

This week, we would also like to shine our BMS Spotlight on Aila Stocker. They are a hardworking student who is creating multiple ideas to celebrate Pride Month in the school. So far, they have a presentation and a mural in the works, and they work on them whenever they have a spare minute. They feel that it's important to have representation in the school, and to spread the word of love as far as they can.

Do you know of a BMS Faculty/Staff/Student 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 

Pride Flag: 

In honor of Pride Awareness Month, BMS, and all other schools in our district, will be proudly flying the Pride Flag throughout the month of June! 

BMS Best Buddies Basketball Showcase: 

This Thursday, June 3, 2021, during the last period, our BMS Best Buddies Basketball athletes will be playing an inter-squad exhibition game. We will be live streaming the game and sharing a link with our community. 

Cluster Preference Form and Program Form: 

Cluster Preference/Program Forms have now been extended to Friday, June 4, 2021, by 4:00 pm. 

Incoming 6th Grade: 

Incoming 7th Grade: 

Incoming 8th Grade: 

This school year, our incoming 8th graders will be provided time during the second week of June to select their 8th grade allied art experiences through aspen. 

BHS Senior Car Parade: 

On Friday, June 4, 2021, our BHS Seniors will be engaging in a Senior Car Parade. The parade will leave BHS at 11:00 am and go by BMS shortly thereafter. Depending on our BMS schedule/activities, some of our students may have the opportunity to view the parade and wave to our Seniors! 

End of Year Cluster Tournament!

This year, we are excited to announce that our annual Cluster Tournament is a go! The tournament will begin on Friday, June 18, 2021 and go through Thursday, June 24, 2021. Please stay tuned for a detailed schedule from Student Council, as well as added logistics to ensure a safe and enjoyable event for our students. 

8th Grade End-of-Year Celebrations: 

Thank you to our 8th Grade Teachers and Parent Sub-Committee for working hard on planning a very exciting end-of-year celebration for our students. Please see a link for a schedule of the end-of-year events to celebrate our 8th graders.  More details will be sent at a later date.  Thank you and have a great weekend.

BMS 8th Grade End-of-Year Celebrations Schedule

Free Summer Band Camp:

Barrington Public Schools is pleased to be hosting a FREE Summer Band Camp from June 28th - July 2nd, 2021 in the music suite at Barrington High School.

Session 1 (upcoming 6th and 7th graders): 8:30am - 11:00am

Session 2  (upcoming 8th and 9th graders): 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Registration is first come first served and will close Friday, June 12th.  Please click here for the registration information form.

BMS Eagles Gazette:

Click here for the latest edition of the BMS Eagles Gazette!

Seasonal Allergies vs. COVID-19?  News from the Nurse:

Please click here for a summary of how to identify whether symptoms are related to seasonal allergies or COVID-19.

News from our BMS Media Center: 

BMS Weekly Trivia:

6/1 BMS Trivia

6/2BMS Trivia

6/3BMS Trivia

6/4BMS Trivia

Reading Week Opportunity for BMS Students:

Are you interested in reading a picture book to Barrington Elementary students during their reading week? Sign up to be a BMS Reader to get more information on how we will create videos for students at Primrose, Sowams, and Nayatt. Fill out this form to let us Mrs. Roy and Mrs. Van Leer know that you are interested.

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!

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