Middle School News: January 2020

From the Desk of Mrs. Brockmon

Happy New year!!

"Success is no accident. It is hard work,

perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice

and most of all, love of what

you are doing or learning to do."

PELE


"In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test.

In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson."

Tom Bodett


Wishing you Health, Happiness, Wealth, Joy, Strength, Determination and

ALL the things you wish for.

Chris Brockmon

What Parents Need to Know About Vaping

New Staff Member

Gregory Hamlin is joining the Middle School Team. Mr. Hamlin is filling the Student Support Professional position. Mr. Pyscher has made a career move and taken a position with a local University. We will miss Mr. Pyscher and we welcome Mr. Hamilin.

After School Opportunity - Please Consider This Amazing Opportunity

The Boys & Girls Club is still accepting applications for the after school program f

or 6th-12th grade Bentley students at no cost.

Busing will be provided to the Peak Site located at 1205 W. Bristol Rd.


Parents will be responsible for picking up students at 6:00 pm.


More information can be found on our FaceBook page and the below link will take you to the online registration.


https://www.bgclubflint.org/membership-application?fbclid=IwAR1KC57ebYK-pcmyURRHQQYNW64A8hMKwczGt1b9WmUh6P-WOtoXltovl0U

ParentVUE & StudentVUE

ParentVUE

We encourage you to access ParentVue to support your child's success at the middle school.

Accessing ParentVue regularly will help you monitor your child's grades & assignments, absences & tardies and referrals.

If you do not have login credentials or need help with ParentVue,

please contact Mrs. Corthals at 591-9043.


StudentVUE

Please encourage your child to use StudentVue to monitor progress.

It is important for your child to know their grades and

to know if they have any missing assignments.

When students are monitoring their own progress,

they are able to make adjustments when needed.


We recognize that you play a huge role in your child's success as a student at Bentley Middle School and want you to know we appreciate your support.


Please don't hesitate to contact me to discuss your child's progress and/or with any concerns you may have. My direct line is 591-9046 and my email is cbrockmo@bentleyschools.org

Important dates to note:


School Resumes - Monday, January 6th


Wednesday, January 8th

No Vape Assembly for students at 1:15


Thursday, January 16th

Bullying/Cyberbullying/Sexting Presentation


Monday, January 20th

No School for Students


Wednesday, January 29th

Half Day for Students


NWEA ASSESSMENT WINDOW

January 20th - February 7th


END OF FIRST SEMESTER

JANUARY 17TH

Bentley Middle School Schedule

Breakfast is available at 7:20


First Hour 7:45 - 8:35

Second Hour 8:38 - 9:18

Third Hour 9:21-10:01

Fourth Hour 10:04-10:44

Fifth Hour 10:47-11:27 OR 11:17-11:57

Sixth Hour 12:00-12:40

Seventh Hour 12:43 - 1:23

Eighth Hour 1:26-2:06

Ninth Hour 2:09-2:50


A Lunch - 6th Grade 10:44-11:14

B Lunch - 7th & 8th Grades 11:27-11:57


Your child has 7 classes

Math and ELA are 80 minutes each and scheduled

for 2 of the hours

Science and Social Studies are 40 minute each

PE or a 180 class, are 40 minutes each

Life Skills is a 40 minute class

An Enrichment class; 40 minutes

Computer Science (7th & 8th grades) 40 minutes

Staff at Bentley Middle School

Mrs. Brockmon - Principal

Mrs. Corthals - Secretary

Mrs. Metiva - Library

Mr. Hamlin - Student Support Professional

Mr. Burnett - Guest Teacher

Ms. Mona - Custodian

Mr. Sal - Custodian

Mrs. Kingsley - Food Service

Ms. Fieldler - Food Service

Mrs. Woodliff - Food Service

Teachers at Bentley Middle School

Mr. Ash - Math 6 & 8

Mrs. Ash - Spanish 8

Mrs. Bush - Computers 6; Life Skills 6, 7 & 8

Mrs. Capps - Special Education 6, 7, 8

Mrs. Frey - ELA 7; Read 180-6; Math 180-6, 7 & 8 - Mrs. Conroy - long term guest teacher

Mrs. Froehle - Communications 7; Special Education Resource

Mrs. Harley - Science 6, 7 & 8; Computer Science 7 & 8

Mrs. Kelbel - Algebra 8

Ms. Medlin - ELA 6, 7 & 8

Mrs. Michaels - Math 7; PE 6, 7 & 8

Mrs. Mohrman - Art 8

Mr. Schultz - Health 7

Mr. Tear - Band 6, 7 & 8

Ms. Zell - Social Studies 6, 7, 8; Read 180 7 & 8

Middle School Student Teams

Student Council - Ms. Zell

Book Bowl - Ms. Zell

Spelling Bee - Ms. Medlin

Promoting Positive School Climate Student Team - Ms. Medlin

Blueberry Ambassadors - Ms. Zell

Big picture

WE ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO

ALWAYS

DO THEIR BEST

AND

TO MAKE GOOD CHOICES