January 14, 2016
No School on Monday
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
BGMS Spelling Bee
From Mrs. Sara Wiley . . .
After twenty-six rounds, Hannah Chandler became the school's 2016 spelling champion. Olivia Keenan earned second place, while Seth Rumler secured third place. This year's championship word was Celsius. Congratulations to all spelling bee participants!
Special thanks to Mr. Bair for being the bee's MC, Mayor Buckley and Dr. Keeley for supporting our students' academic successes by attending the bee, and Mrs. Anderson and Mr. Peak for preparing the gymnasium for the event."
Central Nine Students of the Month
Students of the Month
Not pictured: Brayden Clark and Oliver Goggans, Central Elementary; and Lakota Alanis, South Grove.
BGHS Swim & Dive Team Win Conference!
From Coach Vuskalns . . .
Indiana Crossroads Conference Swimming & Diving Championships
The Hornets won 10 of 12 events to win the conference meet for the 6th year in a row.
199 BEECH GROVE
144 Cardinal Ritter
62 Park Tudor
NOTE: Indpls Lutheran, Monrovia, Triton Central - No entries
Event Winners are ICC Champions and All Conference
200 Medley Relay - 1st - 1:48.76 - RANDY GINDLING, VILIS VUSKALNS
JANIS VUSKALNS, BRENT STRAHLA
200 Freestyle - 1st - 1:55.31 - JACK ULERY
2nd - 2:00.73 - Pat McKenzie
7th - 2:11.94 - Drew Boyce
200 Individual Medley - 1st - 2:19.11 - JANIS VUSKALNS
5th - 2:33.59 - Caleb Bowser
7th - 2:49.20 - Chris McManus
50 Freestyle - 1st - 23.02 - BRENT STRAHLA
4th - 26.50 - Randy Gindling
5th - 26.96 - Tyler Ramsey
1 Meter diving - 11 dives - 3rd - 221.30 - Cliff Butcher
100 Butterfly - 1st - 56.67 - VILIS VUSKALNS
3rd - 59.20 - Janis Vuskalns
6th - 1:23.02 - Chase Williams
100 Freestyle - 1st - 52.16 - BRENT STRAHLA
3rd - 54.77 - Pat McKenzie
6th - 57.16 - Tyler Gallagher
500 Freestyle - 1st - 5:16.31 - JACK ULERY
4th - 6:20.51- Drew Boyce
5th - 6:20.57 - Chris McManus
200 Free Relay - 1st - 1:39.81 - TYLER GALLAGHER, CALEB BOWSER
PAT McKENZIE, BRENT STRAHLA
100 Back stroke - 2nd - 1:07.51 - Randy Gindling
3rd - 1:08.71 - Tyler Gallagher
4th - 1:08.99 - Caleb Bowser
100 Breast stroke - 1st - 1:07.31 - VILIS VUSKALNS
2nd - 1:14.72 - Chase Williams
400 Free relay - 1st - 3:39.42 - JACK ULERY, PAT McKENZIE
JANIS VUSKALNS, VILIS VUSKALNS
Girls Swim Team Win Second Place in Conference Competition
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Katie Giller Named Edward Jones Scholar-Athlete
Katie Giller, a member of the BGHS' girls basketball team, has been named the Edward Jones Scholar Athlete of the Month for December. Katie, a sophomore, carries at grade point average of 3.64. She also leads the 9-7 Hornets in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots. She is pictured below with local Edward Jones financial advisor Joy Wallace and is the daughter of Michael and Teresa Giller.
A Message From Our Nurse Coordinator
BGMS' 7th Grade and 8th Grade Honor Roll Celebrations
More Success for the 7th & 8th Grade Academic Teams!
From Coach Eckstein . . .
And, From Coach Winton . . .
Registration Will Be Held on February 15
Get Your Hornet Gold Card!
If you are 60 years old or older . . .
Middle School Students and Parents: Buy A Yearbook Today!
Congrats to our Youngest Hornets!
This Week's Donors Choose Project
Help Mrs. Doyle's Students to be successful!
Breaking Donors Choose News: Mrs. Wiley's project posted yesterday. Help her project get funded by using the special code listed below!
Good news! Help us BREAKOUT of the Box!! is live and ready to receive donations.
Even better, this project qualifies for the EMPOWER match: For the next 7 days, when someone donates to this project and enters the code EMPOWER, DonorsChoose.org will match their donation dollar for dollar. Donate by January 20 to double your donation for this project!
Community Events and Programs
A New Little League Program
Upcoming Programs at the Beech Grove Library
Safe Sitter Program Offered by Hornet Park Community Center
Send Us Your Hornet Highlights!
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