Bloomfield Middle School Newsletter

December 2, 2016


Middle School Events

Scheduling for next year....

It is that time of the year where the counselors begin the scheduling process for the next school year.

Grade 6 - On December 9th the 6th graders will get to experience IB is Me! Foreign Language Day. Our junior and senior IB French and Spanish students will present to the 6th graders information about each language. The students will plan a fun and informative lesson!

Grade 8 - The high school counselors will be in Social Studies 8 on Tuesday, December 13th to make initial course selections for grade 9. Once these selections are made they will meet with Middle School Counselor. Amy Conklin will meet with all 8th graders individually to discuss future plans, including an overview of high school courses. Parents are welcome to attend this meeting. Please email to set up a time.

Important announcements!

  • Parent teacher conferences for 6th grade -
  • Friday December 9th is a half day for students in grades 6, with parent conferences in the afternoon. December 12th is a full day of parent teacher conferences for grade 6. You will be contacted if the teachers would like to meet with you. If you are not contacted, but would like to set up a conference, please call the middle school office to set this up. 657-6121 ext. 1009

  • 7th and 8th graders will have a regular school day on December 9th and 12th.

  • Due to the conferences in Elementary School on the 9th and the 12th, there will be NO late bus.
  • News from the classroom

    In Social Studies 7 this week, the students will complete their study of Colonial America by completing an Historical Scene Investigation on the Boston Massacre. The students will review for our test with a Jeopardy game and take a test on Friday.

    In English 7, students are studying character development and author craft in preparation for a narrative writing unit where students will develop their own, unique short stories. Stay tuned for our English 7 Original Short Story Collection!

    Spanish 7 and 8 have both started new units! The 8th graders will be studying vocabulary about home, and furniture and the 7th graders will study school. We will be having vocabulary quizzes at the beginning of next week.

    Sci 7 - Newton's Laws: This week is Newton's 1st law ~ The law of Inertia

    Upcoming Events

    • 8th grade Candy Bar sale will run from Nov 28-Dec 12. Any questions please see Mrs. Romagnola.
    • The next middle school dance is on December 16th. The dance is being sponsored by the 7th Grade Class of 2022. Any donations of soda, cups, or snacks would be appreciated. Please see Mrs. Lovejoy if you can donate.

    Bombers of the Month for November!

    Congratulations on the great effort and character of our November Bombers of the Month! Grade 6 - Garett Lester

    Grade 7 - Emma Rose Daley

    Grade 8 - Jacob Nelson

    The spelling bee!

    PTSA General membership meeting is coming up!