Black River Middle School
"A School to Watch"
"One School One Book" Inspires Students to Give
Award-Winning Artist Shares his Talent with 7th Grade Students!
Inspiration Cafe offers 7th grade students a lunchtime opportunity to listen to keynote speakers about what inspired them in their personal journeys. The founders of the program, Kenneth Piascik and Joseph Pizzo, hope that by giving the students a chance to hear real-life stories from a variety of fields, the students will be inspired to new hopes, dreams, and success. For more information, please visit www.brmsinspiration.weebly.com.
BRMS Honor Society Induction Recognizes 8th Graders
Mendham High School Visits 8th Grade
Book Release Kickoff Held for Two BRMS Authors!
BRMS students Omar Bejarano and Ana Clara Monaco made their debuts as published authors at a Book Launch held at the Chester Public Library on April 17, 2019. Over 100 people attended the celebration which featured an introduction of the authors followed by a complimentary description of their writing process given by ReadyAimWrite Publisher Stephen Kozan.
The ceremony also highlighted expressions of gratitude to the many people involved in assisting the students through the publishing process including their families, teachers, the BRMS administration, the Board of Education, and the Educational Foundation of the Chesters which purchased copies of the books for curriculum use.
Bejarano's book, Entre Dos Mundos (Between Two Worlds) is a fantasy written in Spanish. Monaco's book, Project Moirai, is a young adult fiction story. Copies of both books are available for purchase in the BRMS office.
Destination Imagination Team Earns Award at State Finals
Destination Imagination students work in teams to research, design, and build a solution to a challenge in the fields of STEM, the arts, social entrepreneurship, and early learning . In solving a challenge, the children learn the creative process-- a skill that is at the root of all innovation and the basis for bringing ideas to life.
Faculty Fun Facts at BRMS!
1. Enjoys exercising, snowboarding, and golf.
2. Is a NY Yankees and NY Giants super fan.
3. Played high school lacrosse and football and continued to play lacrosse in college.
1. Enjoys playing volleyball.
2. Loves photography.
3. Speaks fluent Portugese.
May 1- Band Concert 7 p.m.
May 6-10- NJSLA Testing- All Grades
May 16- Chorus Concert 7 p.m.
May 22- 6th Grade LEAD Field Trip
May 24- SCHOOL CLOSED
May 27- SCHOOL CLOSED
May 29-30- NJSLA Science Test- 8th Grade Only!