• Interested in Playing Rugby?
    Students interested in playing rugby should go to Mr. Neuhart's classroom, during homeroom or after school, for an informational flyer. Practices will begin January 7th. 
    Spirit Week is the week of December 10th!

    Monday: America Monday (red, white, blue and Bearden attire) 
    Tuesday: Tourist Tuesday (dress like a tacky tourist) 
    Wednesday: Western Wednesday 
    Thursday: Decade Day (teachers: 90’s, 6th grade: 60’s, 7th grade: 70’s, 8th grade: 80’s)
    Friday: Tacky Holiday Sweater or Festivus Friday (for Seinfeld fans)
    **Date Revised (Previous removal date was the week of December 17th.)
    Lost/Found items will be removed from BMS on the morning of December 14th. If you have lost an item please check the lost and found before December 14th.
    Choral Concerts
    6th Grade, December 13th
    7th & 8th Grades, December 11th
    Band Concerts
    6th Grade and Jazz Bands, December 17th
    7th and 8th Grades, December 18th
    Winter Holidays
    December 21st (Friday)
    Dismissal at 12:00 noon (1/2 day of school)
    January 8th (Tuesday)
    First day back to school for students after winter break
    Basketball Games
    Home Game Information: 
    • $5.00 Adult admission regular season games. (Tournament prices may differ.)
    • $3.00 Student admission regular season games. (Tournament prices may differ.)
    • Girls' games start at 4:30pm followed by Boys' games (unless noted otherwise on basketball schedule)
    • Students must be picked up by 7:00pm.
    • Students staying after school for a Home Game will remain in their classroom until the 3:45 bell and then go to the Commons, Section D, until it is time to purchase their ticket.
    • Concessions will be available beginning at 4:00pm.
    • No food or beverage allowed in the gym

    Away Game Information:

    • Girls' games start at 4:30pm followed by Boys' games (unless noted otherwise on basketball schedule)
    • Students must be picked up by 7:00pm.  
    Yearbook Ordering Information
    Click here for information.
    • $40 until 12/02/18
    • $50 from 12/03/18 until 1/31/19
    • $60 from 2/01/19 until 3/08/19
    The Bearden Middle School Foundation is gearing up for our Spring event! Please clcik here for the Foundation website and more information will be shared in the next few weeks about our Mission and Purpose.
    BMS Students Art Work Displayed at Knoxville Museum of Art! 13th Annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition is November 23rd - January 13th.
    The Tennessee Art Education Association is pleased to continue its partnership with the Knoxville Museum of Art to present the 13th Annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition, featuring artwork created by East Tennessee middle and high school students. This competition provides the opportunity for students to participate in a juried exhibition and to have their artworks displayed in a professional art museum environment. The student art exhibition provides an excellent competitive arena for young artists.
    The 13th Annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition is open to students in grades 6-12 attending public, private, or home schools in East Tennessee.

    There will be a reception Tuesday, December 11, 2018 and an awards ceremony at 6:45pm for the artists participating in the 13th Annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition, their families, friends and school personnel.

    The following Bearden Middle School students were accepted into the show, with Ms. Winston's student Nicholas S winning 3rd place in 6th grade. We hope you will come out and see the exhibition.

    Lisa F, Cat and the Moon
    Nicholas S, Death of G.R.E.G.
    Amaya F, I
    Cara W, Stand out!
    Yamary G, Me
    Lip Sync
    Friday, March 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM
    More information to come!
    Amazon Smile Information by BMS PTA
    When you are Amazon shopping, please use the Amazon Smile link to support Bearden Middle School. Simply click the link and save the page.  Whenever you need to shop on Amazon, go to that saved Amazon Smile page, make your purchase, and BMS automatically gets .5%. It's that simple! Your existing Amazon account works just the same on Amazon Smile. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/58-1476743
    Food City Shoppers
    Do you grocery shop at FOOD CITY? Well consider linking/scanning your value card to the attached Bar Code next time you shop, at the register during checkout. Or value cards can be linked online at foodcity.com/schoolbucks.
    Kroger Community Rewards

    Want to help make financial contributions to the BMS PTA? Considering joining the Kroger Community Rewards program. If you have a Kroger plus card, login your account online (https://www.kroger.com/account/enrollCommunityRewardsNow/) and select by our organization number DJ349.

    Dress Code. Click here for information.
    Attendance Information. Click here for information.
    School Counseling. Click here for information.
    BMS on Twitter. Bearden Bruins @BeardenMiddle
    BMS PTA on Facebook. Bearden Middle News & Info
    BMS PTA. Click here for information.
    BMS Foundation. Click here for information.
    Click here for more helpful information. 
    Click here for BMS Activities information.

    The Knoxville Police Department has asked that we remind everyone that hand held cell phone use is strictly prohibited in a moving vehicle in a school zone when the school zone lights are flashing. Adults over the age of 18 are allowed to use a 'hands-free option' when in a marked school zone. Please remember this to help keep you and our students safe.