#BeBCMS

Community Newsletter School Year 19: Issue 24

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#JamUpJanuary!

This is the last week of January and we are getting focused and ExExExCited for all the awesome opportunities Spring Term brings! From field trips, to transition nights, to spring athletics, to testing season, to elite level classroom experiences, our teachers have amazing things planned for the semester! #WatchUsGrow


A few reminders:


  • School starts at 8:25 AM and dismisses at 3:25. Breakfast and halls are open beginning at 7:50 AM
  • Peeks of the Week are on Twitter and our web site. Teams also send them out via their grade level REMINDS
  • Like us on Facebook at @BryanCountyMS
  • Baseball Tryouts begin 1/28-- scholars need to sign up in homeroom
  • Yearbooks are on sale for $40.00 cash or check. Please drop off your money to Miss Shelby in the front office. Also, 8th grade, we need your baby pictures for our 8th grade celebration! Please bring them labeled in an envelope and drop off to Ms. KP in the ART room!
  • 8th grade: Please bring in your baby picture for your 8th grade celebration. Make sure you have it labeled and take to Mrs. KP. The last day to turn these pictures in is Feb. 28th
  • Donations! We are collecting snack donations as we prepare for the snacks for testing season! We would love granola bars, fruit snacks, hard candy, and gum. Any and ALL donations are appreciated and welcomed! You can drop off your donation to the front office or send it with your child and he / she can give it to his/her homeroom teacher!



Make it an ELITE week!

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#SleepIsMySuperPower

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Parents! We Need YOU!

Please click on the link above to take the Georiga Parent Survey. The feedback collected from this survey is factored into our CCRPI score and school climate grade. This year, Bryan County Middle School moved up to earn 4 out of 5 possible stars! This is the first time in the history of Bryan County Middle School that we have earned FOUR stars! Thank you for your support as we continue to grow our scholars!
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#ThisWeek


Monday- #CelebrateMonday-1/28

  • Baseball Tryouts after school
  • Soccer Practice

Tuesday- #TerrificTuesday-1/29

  • Baseball Tryouts after school
  • Soccer Practice

Wednesday #WinWednesday-1/30

  • Baseball Tryouts after school
  • Soccer Practice

Thursday-#ThankfulThursday-1/31

  • Baseball Tryouts after school
  • Soccer Practice

Friday- #FocusFriday-2/1

  • Clubs!


Upcoming:

  • Rising Freshman Information Night: Monday February 4th 6:00-7:00 BCHS
  • Kona Ice 1/31
  • PBIS Celebration 1/31
  • Spring Testing Season: MAP testing begins the first week of March
  • Spring Testing Season: GMAS testing begins April 8th
  • AdanceED Visits- week of April 1st

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#ReadersAreLeaders (The 5) WIN!

WIN time Works!


How you can support WIN time at home:

We are proud to offer WIN time daily to our scholars to grow a culture of readers!


Continue to share and read with your children. Newspapers, magazines, on-line, in print, ALL reading counts and all reading matters.

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Notes from Ms. Raeburn

Please take the time to take the Georgia school survey by clicking the link above. Your feedback matters and it counts as we work to improve outcomes for our scholars and make our schoolhouse ELITE!


I am working on several student-led projects this semester. I have been in conversations with my Principals Advisory Council as well as some elite scholars to bring back break time at lunch. I will be taking this idea to our leadership team to see if we can make this possible for our scholars. Another amazing plan that was brought to me was to create an outdoor break space with picnic tables, space to play basketball, 4 - square, and other games. I can't wait to begin planning that project. Also, Ms. Meeks' gardening club is renovating the Greenhouse in the back of our school and we are excited about the plants and vegetables that she is going to grow.


I am so proud of our schoolhouse and our scholars and what they have done in the last two years to be a voice, lead positive change, and make our school truly an ELITE place to be!

#ProudPrincipal


The peeks of the week are listed under our "weekly updates" tab on our website. We hope you are finding this information helpful in keeping up with the day to day of your child and what they are doing at school.


Other #BeBCMS Nuggets:

E+R=O

I hope you have noticed the posters and visual reminders around our school. E+R=O is a simple skill. The E stands for the event (what happened), the R stands for how you responded (your action) and the O stands for the Outcome (what did you get). We are helping our scholars to think about E+R=O in every situation. Our goal is to help our scholars begin to see and understand that the better their R is, the better their O will be!


PLEASE sign up to use Powerschool. PowerSchool is our grading and information communication system. Sign up is EASY! Stop by the front office and we will get you signed up and get you a login. You can use it on your phone and from an app! Never wonder again about missing work, upcoming work, or grades! It's all at your fingertips in Powerschool!


Thank you for being proactive and for supporting our school and our passion work! I am proud to be your principal and would love to hear from you! Please know that if you have a concern or if you hear something that doesn't feel right, contact me! eraeburn@bryan.k12.ga.us or 912-626-5050 or 912.255.0630 (Cell).


ELITE Level Learning Happens HERE!

#WeAreRising

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Looking for some enrichment for your child? Check out Khan Academy!

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Your Administration Tribe

  • Ms. Liz Raeburn• Principal• 912•255•0650
  • Mr. Abram Scott• Assistant Principal
  • Mr. Donny Sikes• Assistant Principal/Athletic Director
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