• August 27th
    In-Service Day, Student Holiday
     
    September 2nd
    Labor Day Holiday
     
    Boys' Basketball
    Boys interested in trying out for basketball should see Coach Zorio, room 209, for a tryout form. Physical forms must be filled out by a physician and dated after April 15, 2019. All forms are due to Coach Zorio by Friday, September 27....No Exceptions. Please do not wait until the last minute to turn in forms. Tryouts will begin on Monday, September 30th. A tryout schedule and other tryout information will be posted on tthe Bearden Middle School Boys' Basketball webpage.
     
     
    Girls' Basketball
    Girls interested in trying out for basketball should see Coach Bowling in room 100A. 
     
     
    Last Year's TSA Members
    Last year's Leadership Strategies team is meeting August 16th, at 8:05, in the STEM lab.
     
     
    Warhammer Club
    Strategic games or games where you build and paint!
    Interest meeting, Room 223, August 16, 3:30-4:15
      
     
    Student Council Members from Last School Year
    There is a mandatory meeting on Monday, August 19th, in room 206, to discuss the upcoming year. The meeting is from 3:45-4:30. Click here for information.
     
     
    6th, 7th, and 8th Graders - Interested in Joining Science Olympiad
    Informational meeting is Tuesday, August 20th, from 3:45-4:45, in room 225.
    If you can not attend the meeting then please see Ms. Poole or Ms. Ankrom.
    Please click here for the Science Olympiad webpage.
     
     
    8th Grade Students - Interested in Joining NJHS
    8th grade students interested in joining the National Junior Honor Society should see Ms. Rouse in room 203 for an application. All applications are due by August 23rd. Click here for the NJHS webpage.
     
     
    BNN Crew
    If you were on the BNN Crew last year and would like to be on the BNN Crew this year then stop by the STEM lab before or after school to sign up. This is for students who submitted applications last year. Applications for new crew members will be available September 23-27. Click here for the BNN webpage.
      
     
    BELK Charity Sale. Saturday, August 24th (7a-9p)
    Tickets are $5 which gets you in the door and includes $5 OFF your first purchase. 100% of proceeds, from tickets sold by BMS PTA, support the Bearden Middle School PTA! Cash or check to BMS PTA! If you are not available on the 24th, you can PRE-SALE SHOP and pick up your items on or after the 24th! Contact Mary Martin, with PTA, to purchase a ticket:
    • Cell 865/209-0682
    • Venmo Mary Martin 259
     
    JaJuan Latham Memorial Scholarship

    It is the honor and privilege of the JaJuan Latham Memorial Scholarship Fund to announce that FIVE scholarships for $500.00 are being awarded to any student that is currently enrolled at Bearden Middle School. ANY student may request an application for consideration!

    Applications must be completely filled out. See instructions on the link below.  Completed applications must be returned to Stacey Rivers.  Applications MUST be returned no later than September 3, 2019 for your application to be considered.
     
    JaJuan Latham Memorial Scholarship Policy & Application

    If you have questions, email Stacey Rivers (stabusy65@gmail.com), Mathew Sterchi (m.sterchi@stonemill.com).

     
     
    A big thanks to those who have already joined the PTA. Membership is only $10 per family and 100% of donations over $10 stay at our school. Click here for the PTA website. Information on joining the PTA was sent home last week and money can be still be turned into your student’s homeroom teacher or the front office in the envelope that was provided. Better yet, if you stop by the PTA table at Open House and pay for your membership there, you will receive a free BMS car magnet (while supplies last). Remember your donations support educational enrichment for teachers and students, various clubs and activities for students, hospitality and grade level parties, improvements to our building and grounds, as well as our great events like Lip Sync and Bruinaroo!
     
     
    September 20
    3:30pm
    Bruinaroo
    Behavior and Academic Requirements in order to purchase a ticket – No OSS, No more than one instance of ISS and evidence that the student is making a concerted effort to complete their work in class (no 0s in the grade book) from August 12 - September 20. We believe all students are capable of making good decisions and learning. We are committed to helping them be successful and attaining their goals. We will have several major school wide events each quarter that students can earn the privilege of participating in through Behavior and Academics including but not limited to Bruinaroo, Dances, the Red and Blue Game, In-School Performances of Beauty and the Beast, the Food Truck Day and more... The dates and requirements for each of these activities will be advertised to students and parents in a timely manner. 
     
     
     
    Red/Blue Calendar. Click here for information. 
     
    BMS i-Pads. Click here for information including deployment of devices (scroll to bottom of page)
     
    Bus - Riding a Bus that Student is Not Zoned to Ride. Click here for information.
        
    ASPEN Family Portal, FAQ'S, and Tutorial Video. Click here for information.

    Office Hours including New Student Registration Hours. Click here for information.

    Student Handbook. Click here for information.

    Dress Code (also found in Student Handbook). Click here for information.

    Food and Nutrition Services, Directions for Free/Reduced Application. Click here for information. 

    Food and Nutrition Services, General Information. Click here for information.

    Supervision in the Mornings Before School. Click here for information.

    KCS Calendar. Click here for information.

    KCS School Times. Click here for information.

    BMS PTA. Click here for information.
     
    BMS PTA Facebook. Click here for information.
     
    BMS Foundation. Click here for information. 
     
     
    2019-2020
    Also view BMS calendar for more information!   
     
    August 27th
    In-Service Day, Student Holiday
     
    September 2nd
    Labor Day Holiday
     
    September 11
    8:30am
    PTA Meeting #1
     
    September 20
    3:30pm
    Bruinaroo
    Behavior and Academic Requirements in order to purchase a ticket – No OSS, No more than one instance of ISS and evidence that the student is making a concerted effort to complete their work in class (no 0s in the grade book) from August 12 - September 20. We believe all students are capable of making good decisions and learning. We are committed to helping them be successful and attaining their goals. We will have several major school wide events each quarter that students can earn the privilege of participating in through Behavior and Academics including but not limited to Bruinaroo, Dances, the Red and Blue Game, In-School Performances of Beauty and the Beast, the Food Truck Day and more... The dates and requirements for each of these activities will be advertised to students and parents in a timely manner. 
     
    October 7-11
    Fall Break
     
    October 17
    5:00pm
    Report Card Night
     
    October 24
    10:00am
    Teacher Luncheon Provided by PTA
     
    November 5th
    In-Service Day, Student Holiday
     
    November 13
    8:30am
    PTA Meeting #2
     
    November 27-29
    Thanksgiving Holidays
     
    December 20th
    1/2 Day for Students, Dismissal 12:00 noon
     
    December 23 - January 6
    Winter Holidays & In-Service Day
     
    January 7
    First Day Back to School for Students
     
    February 12
    8:30am
    PTA Meeting #3
     
    February 13
    10:00am
    Teacher Valentines/Supply Lists Provided by PTA
     
    February 17
    In-Service Day, Student Holiday
     
    March 3
    Holiday
     
    March 6
    6:00pm & 8:00pm
    Lip Sync
     
    March 16-20
    Spring Break
     
    April 8
    8:30am
    PTA Meeting #4
     
    April 10 & 13
    Holiday
     
    May 7
    10:00am
    Teacher Luncheon Provided by PTA
     
    May 8th
    Menchie's Party
     
    May 15
    Food Truck Day
     
    May 18
    9:00am
    8th Grade Awards Ceremony
     
    7:00pm
    8th Grade Dance
     
    May 19
    9:00am
    7th Grade Awards
     
    May 20
    9:00am
    6th Grade Awards Day
     
    May 21
    9:00am
    Talent Show
    Last Day for Students, 1/2 Day, Dismissal at 12:00 noon