BRMS Cub Communications

July 21, 2017


Welcome to the newsletter from BRMS. In this newsletter, you will find information regarding important upcoming events, news from students, athletic information, student and teacher spotlight, and much more! We are looking forward to a great school year and can't wait to see everyone on our first day of school!

Who's Who of BRMS

Principal: Mr. Mark Scheidler

Assistant Principal: Mrs. Amy Dawson

Guidance Counselor: Ms. Amy Hedrick

Student Assistance Counselor: Mrs. Jean Kopf

Athletic Director: Mr. Brady (Tate) Martz

Technology Coordinator: Ms. Cindy Fee

Nurse: Mrs. Kristen Martz

Secretary: Mrs. Julie Mahan

Treasurer: Mrs. Michele Kessler

2017-18 School Motto - We Are On The Same Team!

Upcoming Events!

Registration and New Student Orientation

Online registration opens July 24 through Harmony. Any questions can be directed through Central Office at 765-932-4186. Additionally, BRMS will be open for on-site registration on July 27 from 8am-6:00pm and July 28 from 8am-12pm.

New student orientation will take place on Thursday, July 27 from 5:30-6:30pm.

First Day of School for Students - Wednesday, August 9

We are looking forward to seeing students back at school on Wednesday, August 9. School begins promptly at 8:10am. Students should not enter the building any earlier than 7:45am.

School Pictures

School Pictures will be taken on Thursday, August 17th. Make sure to come ready to smile for the camera!

BRMS Open House

Wednesday, Aug. 23rd, 5:30-7pm

1601 North Sexton Street

Rushville, IN

Open House is scheduled for August 23, 2017 from 5:30-7pm. Please come and meet your child's teachers and become acquainted with their schedule.

NWEA Testing - August 21st - September 1st

NWEA Testing will take place in Math and Language Arts from August 21st-September 1st. Please make sure to get a good night's rest and breakfast prior to testing.

Library Book Fair - August 21-25

The library book fair will take place from August 21-25. If you have questions, contact Mrs. Preidt in the media center.
Guidance Department

Have a question? Need help? Ask the Guidance Department! Click the link above.

BRMS Mission Statement

We, the community of Benjamin Rush Middle School, will provide for the students:
  1. A positive atmosphere for the progression from elementary to secondary school while encouraging a desire to learn.
  2. Opportunities to reach their academic, social, and emotional potential.
  3. Instruction to assist in the development of skills needed to become productive members of society.
Athletic Department

Click on the link above for information about the Athletic Department. We look forward to sharing information about teams this year in the newsletter!

School Hours & Parking Lot Etiquette

The school day begins at 8:10a.m. and ends at 3:13p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; the school day ends at 2:35p.m. on Wednesday. The doors will be opened at 7:50a.m. each morning. Students are not to be dropped off prior to 7:50a.m. on any day. School supervision does not begin until 7:50a.m.

Parents may not pull into the parking lot area (where the buses park) at the end of the school day to pick up their child behind on the school buses. Students must not walk between the buses to get into a car. Anyone picking up a student should pick up the student on the circle driveway. Please do not park on the circle as this blocks the drive. If there is not room on the circle drive, you will have to wait in line on Sexton Street and proceed to the circle drive as space permits, so the student does not have to cross traffic to get into a vehicle.

Please make appropriate drop off and pick up arrangements for your child prior to the start of the school year. Thank you for your cooperation when dropping off or picking up your child.

Study Tables

Do you need a little help with your homework? Maybe you just need a quiet place to study. Come and check out Study Table available to all students from 3:20-4:20pm on Tuesday and Thursday. Check with Mrs. Mahan at the red desk for locations. Students are able to get materials from their lockers and use computers to research, type or complete assignments. Attendance is voluntary. This will begin during the third week of school.

Daily Schedules

Regular Schedule - M, T, TH, F

8:10 - 8:55 Period 1 & Pledge

8:58 - 9:43 Period 2

9:46 - 10:31 Period 3

10:34 - 11:19 Period 4

11:22 - 12:07 8th Grade Period 5

11:22 - 11:57 7th Grade Lunch

12:00 - 12:45 7th Grade Period 5

12:10 - 12:45 8th Grade Lunch

12:48 - 1:33 Period 6

1:36 - 2:21 Period 7

2:24 - 2:27 Announcements

2:27 - 3:12 Period 8 (Flex, 8th grade Ag)

3:12 Bus Riders Dismissed

3:15 Car Riders/Walkers/Athletes Dismissed

Wednesday Early Release Schedule

8:10 - 8:51 Period 1 & Pledge

8:54 - 9:35 Period 2

9:38 - 10:19 Period 3

10:22 - 11:03 Period 4

11:06 -11:41 7th Grade Lunch

11:44 - 12:25 7th Grade Period 5

11:06 - 11:47 8th Grade Period 5

11:50 - 12:25 8th Grade Lunch

12:28 - 1:08 Period 6

1:11 - 1:51 Period 7

1:54 - 2:35 Announcements and 8th Period

2:35 Bus Riders Dismissed

2:38 Car Riders/Walkers/Athletes Dismissed

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