May 14, 2013
Attention 8th graders attending tomorrow's field trip:
Group lists with bus numbers are posted outside the office as well as Ms. Martin's room. Make sure you know which bus to report to tomorrow morning. Busses will leave at 6:45 am. Make sure you're here on time. Also, you will NOT be able to purchase lunch in Indianapolis. You need to make sure you bring a disposable sack lunch. If you ordered a sack lunch from the cafeteria, it will be given to you when we're in Indianapolis. If you've forgotten whether you ordered a sack lunch, please speak to Ms. Martin.
To 8th grade students that will not be going on the field trip:
You will not be reporting to your usual classes on Wednesday. You'll need to find your name on the list that's posted outside the office as well as Ms. Martin's room. This list will tell you where to report to period 1 tomorrow morning.
This is your last week to pre-order a yearbook. After this week, we will not be taking any pre-orders. You will have to wait until distribution day to see if there are any yearbooks left to purchase. Soooooo bring that cash or check for $25 to the office or room 446. Time is running out.
Orchestra: Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
Band Concert: Thursday 7:00 p.m.
8th Grade Field Trip is on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Reality Fair: 8th Graders Thursday during Math class.
Honors English students attending Bloomington South and Bloomington North next year are required to read the book Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. Students should read the book before the start of school in August. In addition, students should bring a copy of the book to class the first week of school and be prepared to discuss the text. The second week of school students will be asked to take an essay exam over the book. The novel is widely available at local bookstores and at the Monroe County Public Library.
If your child is going to South, please contact South English teacher Kristin Wintin (email@example.com) with any questions about the summer reading. North students and parents should direct questions to Elizabeth Sweeney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Promotion Date for 8th Graders: May 23, 2013 at 6:30p.m.
How would you like your very own 32" flat screen TV? You will have a chance to win one. For every student who has no absences for the rest of the 5th term will have their name placed in a drawing. You will get another chance during the 6th term. It is possible to have your name in the drawing twice. At the end of the 6th term, we will have a drawing to see who gets to take the 32" TV home.
Batchelor 5K-Friday at 1:30 p.m.
Students with Friday School will not be able to give money for fundraiser or if they do, they still are not allowed to attend race.
What: Batchelor Bulldog 5K
Where: Batchelor Middle School
When: Friday May 17th, 2013
Time: The race will begin at 1:30PM
Cost: $1 per student
Reminder: You don't have to run. You can walk and listen to your music! This is a chance to get outside, get some excercise, use your technology and be with your friends! All for $1!
Attention Algebra Parents/Students: The End of Course Assessment will be administered on May 13 (during Algebra class) and May 14 (8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.). Please do not schedule any appointments on these days. Any questions or concerns, please contact Ms. Martin.
Batchelor Lanyards- $5.00 get yours while they last
21st Century Scholars Program
The Twenty-first Century Scholarship will pay your college tuition! A value estimated at over 50,000 dollars. Sign up for this incredible opportunity during 7th or 8th grade. See Mrs. Jones in the Guidance Office for more information
ON SALE. $25.00 cash or check see Mrs. Davis.
LOCKERS: Reminder that students may go to their lockers before school, before lunch, after lunch and after school. Instruments and sports equipment must be dropped off in the morning. Students not following locker procedures will receive lunch detention or a referral.
Here is the link to the Friday morning broadcast for May 10, 2013.
BTV is selling Video Yearbooks. The cost is $15.00 for a 90 minute video yearbook that includes highlights from every athletic team and music group, slideshows and fun videos. Proceeds will go toward needed equipment and to sponsor British Middle School students to visit Batchelor next fall. Video Yearbooks will be available for pick up the lst week of school.
FRIDAY SCHOOL: Please note that all students that are assigned Friday School will receive a letter and phone call home on Tuesday. ALL students must have assignments turned in by Thursday at 3:00 p.m.
Make sure transportation has been arranged. Excuses about assignments and transportation will not be accepted at 3:00 p.m. Friday in the library.
Cafeteria: There is a request that students turn their lunch money in before school in the morning instead of at lunch. This should help speed up the lunch line. Thank for your help.
Lost and Found: Please be aware that lost and found is located in cafeteria. Valuables such as cell phones, glasses and wallets are in the office.
Bus Information: *Sign-up for MCCSC Transportation Bus Information Text Message Service. Great tool for busy parents on the go! Sign up here: http://businfo.mccsc.edu/.
BMS Sports: https://sites.google.com/site/bmsboysbball/
GIRLS BASKETBALL- Coach Stephney will have open gyms at Batchelor on Mondays and Wednesdays 9am-10:30am during the month of July for all girls that will tryout for
Batchelor If you are planning on playing a fall sport next year at Batchelor be aware that any failing grades for Term 6 will result in a 3 week game suspension from playing that sport.
next year. A new physical must be on file in the office!
Tuesday: Track Banquet at 5:30 p.m.
Bloomington High School South:
Monday May 13th – Thursday May 16th
4th to 6th Grade – 5:45pm to 7:00pm 7th to 8th Grade – 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Bloomington High School South Gym
(Make Checks Payable to “Eugene Kim”)
4th to 6th Grade - $50 7th to 8th Grade - $65
Bloomington High School North:
C/o Cougar Encounter/Cougar Leader program
3901 N. Kinser Pike
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