Charger Chronicle

October 2015 Newsletter

APS dignitaries, Atlanta City Council members and past principals are expected to attend the Bunche Middle School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on October 14th, 2015.

The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the thirty-million dollar school in southwest Atlanta is the jewel of the community. Atlanta Public Schools spared not one detailed when laying out this state-of-the-art school for a much-deserving community. The first building was erected in 1979 and was led by over different principals. The current principal, Mr. Mario Watkins, has served Bunche for three years. Beginning his fourth year in an awesome facility has been one of the major highlights of leadership at Bunche. Check our website on October 15, 2015 for pictures of the ceremony, if you are unable to make this event.
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Welcome Ms. Lona Foster!

Ms. Lona Foster comes to Bunche with over fifteen years of experience in working with families. She is orginally from Chicago, Illinois and made Atlanta her new home over six years ago. She has a friendly personality and is looking forward to meeting you. If you are interested in working with Ms. Foster, please contact her at 404-802-6713.

Keep in mind, the parent center has computers and a printer available for your use. Please drop in and check out the resources available to you and how you can help Ms. Foster increase parental involvement at Bunche!

Bunche Media Center's Newsletter

Stay up on new books and exciting happenings in the media center by reading the monthly newsletter.

Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Check grades and attendance. See Mrs. Fisher or Dr. Byrd for the activation password. 404-802-6711 or 6719

The Algebra Project comes to Bunche

The Algebra Project is a Project Based curriculum created by Civil Rights icon Bob Moses. Students in this program investigate real world context using community based and hands on projects. This class is taught by Ms. L. Glass.

Think Through Math

Think Through Math is a software program used at Bunche Middle School. Students can practice their math skills in class and at home. They can interact with a live tutor for assistance when stuggling with specific skills.

Write On!

The ELA department is excited about implementing our new Step Up to Writing curriculum!  The innovative strategies taught in this program will strengthen the writing skills of our students.

Social Studies Standards Come Alive at Bunche Middle School

Bunche Middle School is bringing the social studies standards alive through the process of studying primary source documents.   Students on all grade levels wrote an essay around an analytical questions.                                                                                                              Upcoming Events:  Eighth grade students will visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights on October 20 & 21st

Bunche Goes Green through Service!

On September 26th, the science department of Bunche Middle School partnered with JE Dunn Construction Company for the Green Apple Day of Service.  Students decorated recycling bins, discussed the importance of being environmentally friendly and participated in a Sustainability Poster Contest.  Eighth grader Maya McQueen was the 1st place winner!  Go Green! Go Chargers!

BMS Counseling Department : We Are Here To Develop the Whole Child.

It is our goal to provide a comprehensive resource to help students develop and acquire skills, abilities, knowledge and attitudes necessary to plan for their future. In our ever changing world and society, it is more critical than ever to be well informed of the latest requirements, resources, and opportunities for all of our students. The counselors are committed to the success of each and every student, and to providing a well- rounded school experience. We will provide your child with a lifetime of wonderful memories.

Bunche Middle School

Mr. Mario Watkins, Principal

Dr. Michael Taylor, 6th grade Assistant Principal

Dr. Wislene John, 7th grade Assistant Principal

Ms. Cephia Blassingame, 8th grade Assistant Principal