The Bobcat Weekly

December 12, 2021 Issue 17

The Week Ahead...

Hello Students and Families!


With only one week left of the first semester, I have prepared this seventeenth edition of the Bobcat Weekly. In this issue, you will find the following key information that will help you navigate the week ahead:



  1. Welcome Ms. Gwynn
  2. Whiz Quiz Team is Building
  3. Yearbook
  4. Reindeer Games and Student Dress Up
  5. Winter Break Information
  6. Seniors: FASFA - Completion Required
  7. T3 Pledge for Juniors and Seniors
  8. High School Winter Dance
  9. This Week in Pictures


This will be the last newsletter until January 16th. Until then, you may contact the school anytime with your questions at 817-815-7100


I hope you find this helpful!


Richard Penland, Principal

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We have a new Receptionist!

Please join me in welcoming one the newest member of our office staff, Ms. Jazsmine Gwynn. We are so fortunate that Ms. Gwynn has been added to our big Bobcat family! If you get a chance - please stop by and give Ms. Gwynn a big BMHS hello!
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Whiz Quiz

Attention all High schoolers. If you are interested in being part of the high school Whiz Quiz team, please see Mrs. Giddens in room 107 or come to practices Wednesdays after school in room 107. Practices run from 3:45 to 4:45 and our first match will take place on January 13.

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Yearbooks

For everyone that is waiting on last year's yearbook - we are expecting them in January - finally. I am so sorry for the extreme delay. Moving forward, the plan for yearbooks is to have them delivered before school is out for that school year.


With that said...it is time to order this year's book. It is simple to order by following the link below. There you will have the options to personalize your book. Senior families can also purchase and design a special announcement for their graduate. For questions about this year's book, please contact Mr. Robbie Roberts at robbie.roberts@fwisd.org.


ORDER NOW ›

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The Reindeer Games are Back! **UPDATED**

We are so excited to bring back the Reindeer Games during last period on December 17th. All students are welcome to dress up in their festive holiday apparel on this day.


High School

This is a Finals make up day so we want to provide a fun opportunity for the kids before we leave for Winter Break. Student Council is hosting a dodgeball tournament at the Reindeer Games. There will be no charge for students or for teams. Our student council is creating this event simply as a gift of fun for our students and want everyone to enjoy - for free.


Middle School

Middle school students will also be hosting a fun activity on December 17th as well! This event will be free of charge! All we ask is that we do not have any early dismissals as there will not be any easy way to pull students from the gymnasium during these reindeer games.

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Winter Break is Coming...

I know the weather makes it seem that winter may never arrive, but to assist you with planning your winter break plans, please know that our last day of school before break is Friday, December 17th. This is a full day. Students will return on Wednesday, January 5th.

If you have any questions about the schedule, please contact the school at 817-815-7100. We are asking for no early dismissals on this day. This traditionally has been an extremely high volume day for early dismissals and the wait time for families can be unusually long. Additionally, students will be engaging in activities that will make it difficult to usher them to the office in a timely manner.

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Senior Families: FAFSA/TASFA

Senior Parents: The FAFSA/TASFA forms for the 2022-2023 school year are open! These forms are extremely important as they qualify your student for financial aid, and it is now a graduation requirement from the state. The priority deadline to complete the application is January 15th, so it is important that you and your student work on this ASAP!

For information about the FAFSA application, you can follow this link: https://collegeforward.org/college-resources/fafsa-101/

For information about the TASFA application, you can follow this link: https://collegeforward.org/college-resources/tasfa-101/

You can contact the BMHS GO Center at (682) 719-5947 with any questions you have.

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T3 Pledge for Juniors and Seniors

157 juniors and seniors still need to complete their T3 Pledge. Please use the link provided to complete this. https://pledge.t3partnership.org/65. For questions, visit the GoCenter.
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The Winter Kickback Dance - High School

The high school Winter Kickback Dance is going to be on January 15th from 6:30-9 here at the High School. This dance is all about getting back into the groove of school and getting ready for a fun semester! You can dress up or dress down for this dance (school appropriate attire is required). Tickets will be $15 and will be sold AFTER we return from Winter Break. More information to come on this!

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