Bronco Bulletin

Bedford Junior High Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 7

BJH Wins Blue and Black Food Drive 3rd Year in a ROW

Bedford Junior High collects 5788 items!

6Stones announced this week that Bedford Junior High has once again collected the most canned food items in the annual Blue and Black Canned Food Drive. Great job to all the classes and individuals that contributed! Way to go Bedford!

BJH Canned Food Drive Winners!

The 5th period classes which brought the most canned food items during the entire canned food drive were:

  • 7th Grade: Ratliff
  • 8th Grade: McNulty
  • 9th Grade: Ouimette

These class periods will receive a Pizza Party during their 5th period class.

The winners of the canned food drive daily competitions were:

  • Mondays’ winner for the class that brought in the most Ramen Noodles was Mrs. McNulty’s 5th period. This class received the honor of choosing which administrator was hit in the face with a pie during the pep rally.
  • Tuesday’s winner for the class who brought the most canned fruit & Jello was Mrs. Matt’s 5th period. Their reward was a root beer float during class
  • Wednesday’s winner for bringing the most Rice, Mac n Cheese & Pasta was Mrs. Howell and Mrs. Johnson's 5th period Band classes. They enjoyed VIP seating at Tuesday's pep rally.
  • Thursday’s winner for bringing the most Peanut Butter & Jelly was Mrs. Shreve’s 5th period. This group was awarded free admission to the Powder Puff game on Friday.
  • Friday's winner for the class that brought in the most canned vegetables was Ms. Ouimette 5th period. Her class has won the privilege of using their iPods during a class period.

Thank you to everyone who emptied their parent's food pantry to donate to this worthy cause.

Mrs. McNulty's Class Chooses Mr. Martinak!

Mrs. McNulty's class brought the most Raman Noodles on Monday and their reward was to choose an administrator to receive a pie in the face. After much debate, the class chose Mr. Martinak as their target. To see a live action video of the event go to the BJH Cheerleading Facebook page.
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Counselor's Corner


You are now eligible to sign up for the PSAT in the counseling office. The cost is $15. You may bring cash or a check made out to HEB. Stop by and see your counselor, testing spots are limited.

The testing date is set for Wednesday, October 14. You will be excused from morning classes but still responsible for any missed work.

Valuable feedback will be given to you from Collegeboard after the test and the district will host a parent meeting to interpret your results.

eSchool Plus Family App is now available for your mobile device!

Check out your student information on the go! The app is available for parents & student at the iphone store or at Google Play. Search for eSchool Plus Family. After you have it downloaded, select District Name/State then enter Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD in the district name box and TX for the state. After setup you can use your regular eschool username and password to access your information.

For more information on downloading and set up, download the eSchool Plus Family instruction sheet from the BJH website or our Facebook page.

Yearbooks for Sale!

Purchasing a yearbook is easy. You can purchase online using a credit/debit card or you can purchase from BJH by completing the purchase form and pay with cash, check or money order. The cost of the yearbook is $50 each.

To purchase from BJH:

Click on the following link, download the form (second sale flyer), return completed form and payment to BJH with your student to room C109.

To purchase online:

Click on the following link:

Yearbook News

9th Grade Ads

Each year, the BJH yearbook includes a special section containing childhood pictures of the 9th grade graduating class. In this section, parents are given the opportunity to show their pride in their student and wish them continued success as they move on to high school. You can share your memories of your student by providing the yearbook staff with your favorite photo and a completed 9th Grade Baby Ad form. You can find the form on the Yearbook page when visiting the BJH website (see the link in the left navigation). You may drop the photo and form off in the front office or email both the form and the digital photo to Mrs. Keneda ( DEADLINE FOR PARENT ADS WILL BE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18TH.

A Honor Roll First Six Weeks

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October Students of the Month

Each month Bedford Junior High recognizes two students from each grade level who exemplify the characteristics we like to see in all students in our school. This award is presented as an example to all students of our expectations and our definition of the requirements for success. Eligibility is not solely based on grades, but rather on the student’s possession of a variety of positive characteristics.

Shout Out to the Cafeteria Helpers!

Congratulations to last week’s “Cafeteria Helpers”

A Lunch – Nicole Higgs

B lunchJulian Lambert

C Lunch – Erika Garcia

Positive Referrals!

Kaden Burns

Coach Cervini would like to thank Kaden Burns for doing the "right thing!" He returned a teammate's cell phone that was found in the locker room. Thanks for being a great Bronco!

Genea Benken

Mrs. Slinker would like to thank Genea Benken for showing initiative and her willingness to help others. Genea is an awesome student. During class demonstrations she monitors several students to make sure they know what to do. She was not asked to do this. She just noticed that they needed help and took the initiative to provide them with the help they needed. Thanks for being a great Bronco!

Join a Student Club at BJH!

There are so many opportunities to get involved at BJH. We encourage all students to check out the organizations below and join in on the fun.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) - Meets every Tuesday @ 7:35 in the library

BJH Acapella Club - Meets every day after school in the choir room

Spanish Club - Meets every Thursday @ 7:30 a.m. in G109

Mythology Guild - Meets every Thursday @ 3:15 in G112

Chess Club - Meets every Tuesday @ 3:15 in H101

Step Team - Meets every Tuesday @ 3:15 in E101

Student Council - Meets every Wednesday @ 7:35 in G112

Art Club - Meets every Thursday @ 3:15 in H106

Athletic Announcements

    L D Bell student football tickets will be available for purchase in the front office before and after school as well as during lunch periods. Student tickets are $4.00

    Athletic Results

    Freshman Volleyball

    On Friday, October 2, BJH defeated Richland High School in 3 games. 25-15, 23-25, 25-22.

    Players of the game were Reagan Mills, Kallie Erwin and Tessa Franscoise.

    On Tuesday October 6, BJH lost in 2 games to Southlake Carroll. 25-12, 25-9.

    Volleyball Beau

    During the Pep Rally, Anthony Garcia, escorted by Rebekah Sharp, was announced as the Volleyball Beau for the 2015-16 school year.

    8th Grade Volleyball

    A Team wins 25-23 and 25-18

    The A team had a great come back after being down 1-9 in the first game for final scores of 25-23 and 25-18. Abby Wilson served 4 in a roll & Tessa Glick served 7 in a roll to catch the team back up. Rhett Normand, Kennedy Joubert, and Tessa Glick controlled the net. Awesome job, Broncos!!!

    B Team wins 25-15 and 25-23

    The 8th grade B team defeated Central in two games yesterday 25-15 & 25-23. Kelsye Loughman led the first game scoring 10 points in serves and Carolyn Hagemann serving up 5 points. Carlie Lara led the 2nd game with 7 points off serves and Siara Shives serving up 5 points.

    7th Grade Volleyball

    A Team wins 25-21, 30-29, and 25-9

    Last night was an intense come back for the A team defeating Central in 3 games. Scores were 25-21, 30-29, 25-9. The girls were down 13-24 when Ella Rogers stepped up and served to 24 to tie the game. The girls won that rally 30-29. Other leading players of the games were Emma Boyd, Sasha Caldwell, Emily Quinn.

    B Team wins 24-26, 25-12, and 25-11

    B team scores were 24-26. 25-12, 25-11. Leading scorers were Jacey Grogean with 16 points. Andrea Mitchell and Kylie (H2O) Rainwater.

    Freshman Football

    A team lost to Harwood 42-27.

    From Coach Bird "The team played hard and did everything we asked of them!! Very proud to be the coach of these terrific young men!!"

    B team lost to Harwood 36 to 0.

    From Coach Bird "They are trying hard and getting better everyday!"

    Football Sweetheart

    Lauren Hill, escorted by Corbin Grimes, was announced as the Football Sweetheart for the 2015-16 school year, during the Pep Rally on Tuesday.

    8th Grade Football

    The A team beat Central 37-6

    Nathan Howard threw 2 TD passes and Jaden Wells made a great play to get an interception late in the game. Way to go A Team! Great job!

    The B team beat Central 30-12.

    Bo Bailey had a couple of nice TD runs and Cody Baxter made some great tackle on defense. Woooo Hoooo B team! Great job!

    7th Grade Football

    BJH National 1 loses 18-6

    Last night the National 1 team lost 18-6 against Central National 1. Despite a great running effort from Kani Bridgewater and big tackles from Clayton Curtis and Jacob Billings.

    BJH National 2 loses 8-13

    National 2 lost 8-13 and suffered a major setback losing their best runner Manab Shtapit to injury. His teammates are pulling for him to make a quick recovery.

    October 15- BJH Pink Out Day

    Students and staff are encouraged to wear pink at school and at the football game against Central JH.


    October 12 - NO SCHOOL

    October 13 - 8th Grade Football vs Harwood @ Harwood

    October 13 - FCA in the Library @ 7:35 am

    October 13 - Chess Club in H101 @ 3:15 pm

    October 13 - Step Team in E101 @ 3:15 pm

    October 14 - PSAT in Cafeteria 8:00 am

    October 14 - Student Council in G110 @ 7:35 am

    October 14 - 7th Grade Volleyball vs Harwood @ Bedford

    October 14 - 8th Grade Volleyball vs Harwood @ Harwood

    October 14 - 7th Grade American 1 Football vs Harwood @ Central Field #2

    October 14 - 7th Grade American 2 Football vs Hurst 2 @ Central Field #3

    October 14 - 7th Grade National 1 Football vs Harwood @ Bedford

    October 14 - 7th Grade National 2 Football vs Harwood @ Bedford

    October 15 - Freshman (9th Grade) Football vs Central @ Central

    October 15 - Mythology Guild in G112 @ 3:30

    October 16 - Freshman Volleyball vs Heritage @ Heritage