Bronco Bulletin

Bedford Junior High Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 16

ALL REGION BAND MEMBERS

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On Saturday, 14 members of the Bedford Junior High Band auditioned for All-Region band placement. These students competed against students from other HEB schools, as well as students from Birdville, Arlington and Mansfield ISD’s. Congratulations to the following students who earned positions in the All-Region bands.


Nick Umbrewicz – 10th chair French horn in the 9th grade band

Laci Murray – 1st chair euphonium in the 9th grade band

Bianca Maughmer – 1st alternate oboe in the 9th grade band

Alex Bowser – 4th chair clarinet in the 9th grade band

Kaden Poor – 1st chair percussion in the 9th grade band

Veronica Dean – 5th chair clarinet in the 9th grade band

Erin Millican – 2nd chair bassoon in the Symphonic B High School Band

Kathryn Pierson – 1st chair oboe in the 9th grade band

Kate Vest – 12th chair flute in the 9th grade band

SEMESTER EXAMS

ATTENDANCE HAS BENEFITS


Semester Exams are coming up after winter break and if your student has excellent attendance they can earn exam exemptions for the first semester. We will post the exam schedule in the next issue of the Bronco Bulletin as well as post it on the BJH website.


Students may earn exam exemptions according to the following schedule.


0 Absences = 2 exam exemptions

1-2 Absences = 1 exam exemption

STUDENT OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER

CAFETERIA CLEANLINESS COMPETITION

We have completed the forth cycle for the “Cafeteria Cleanliness Competition.” “A” lunch came in first place with 81.5 points, followed by “B” lunch with 80 points, and “C” lunch with 78 points. Lunches A and B earned the use of their electronic devices during lunch for the week, while “C” lunch will have normal lunches. Congratulations A & B Lunch!

SHOUT OUT FOR THE CAFETERIA HELPERS

Congratulations to the Cafeteria Helpers for 11-30 to 12-4

Maria Jimenez A lunch

Sydney Cain B lunch

Windy Britton C lunch

POSITIVE REFERRALS

Jakob Hintemeyer

Mrs. Keneda would like to thank Jakob Hintemeyer for helping out in yearbook! This excellent Bronco spent his lunch period helping yearbook staff label the seventh grade football team. Without his help yearbook would not be able to meet our deadline! Thank you so much for your help!

Bryan Calvin

Mrs. Large would like to thank Bryan Calvin for his willingness to help others and his teacher. Bryan has been working with an ESL student by modeling procedures and checking for understanding. He is amazing! Thanks for being a great Bronco!

Carson Paris

Mrs. Lowe wanted to recognize Carson for turning in a cellphone he found in the hallway. Thank you for being a great Bronco Carson!

CLUB MEETINGS THIS WEEK

There are so many opportunities to get involved at BJH. We encourage all students to check out the organizations below and join in on the fun.


Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) - Meets every Tuesday @ 7:35 in the library

BJH Acapella Club - Meets every Tuesday @ 3:15 to 4:30 in the choir room

Spanish Club - Meets every Thursday @ 7:30 a.m. in G109

Mythology Guild - Meets every Thursday @ 3:15 in G112

Chess Club - Meets every Tuesday @ 3:15 in H101

Step Team - Meets every Tuesday @ 3:15 in E101

Student Council - Meets every Wednesday @ 7:35 in G110

Art Club - Meets every Thursday @ 3:15 in H106

Project 7 – Meets every Monday @ 3:20 in C109

YEARBOOKS FOR SALE!

Purchasing a yearbook is easy. You can purchase online using a credit/debit card or you can purchase from BJH by completing the purchase form and pay with cash, check or money order. The cost of the yearbook is $50 each.


To purchase from BJH:

Click on the following link, download the form (second sale flyer), return completed form and payment to BJH with your student to room C109.

http://schoolctr.hebisd.edu/education/components/whatsnew/default.php?sectiondetailid=42486&


To purchase online:

Click on the following link:

http://www.balfour.com/texas/bedford/bedford-junior-high-school/

ATHLETIC RESULTS

9TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL

Congratulations to our 9th grade girls basketball team for increasing their record to 5 and 1. They beat Irving MacArthur last night 30 to 25.
Destiny Lowhorn, Olivia Runne, and Camryn Brown led the offense. Leading rebounder was Taelynn DeHart with 7. Tori Gonzales led the defense. Great job girls.

9TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL

A team beat Westlake 63-37. Great team effort all around.

8TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL

The 8th grade Lady Broncos played Haltom last night and came out with two wins!


A Team's score was 56 - 12

B Team's score was 36 - 17


All of the girls played hard and are showing tremendous improvement! ​

8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL

A team played Haltom MS and won handily, 48 - 29 thanks to some great defensive play by Landry Choate and Clutch 3 point shooting by Nathan Howard.


B team played Haltom MS and also won 39 - 29. Eric Chiu made several key shots to seal the win in the 4th quarter

7TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL

Congratulations to both the A & B 7th grade basketball teams. They defeated Haltom on Monday. Way to go Lady Broncos!


The A Team won 48-5.

Ella Rodgers & Lauren Tietjen both each scored 12 points, Jessica Morgan scored 10 point and Madison Lallande scored 9 points. Leading defensive players were Emma Boyd, Morgan, & Rodgers, lead our defense.

The B Team won 43-12.

Cross led the team with 14 points, Alexander had 7 points, and Shresta had 8 points. Awesome defense by DeBellis, Koster, and Vandergriff.

7TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL

The A team did not have two starters available in the first half but still managed to beat Haltom A team 42-24.

Tyler Mauro, Brennden Bagley and Jackson Deal all had impressive offensive games in the absence of their two fellow starters. A teams record was also bumped up to 3-1 on the year.


The B team beat Haltom B team 21-18

Isiaya Alexander and Lane Warren led the team in scoring to hang on for the 3 point win taking the B team to 3-1 on the year.

GYMNASTICS

Tuesday, the Bedford boys and girls gymnastics teams hosted the gymnastics meet against Central and Hurst. Both the Bedford girls and boys teams won first place! Way to go!

Girl's Team: The girls team beat the 2nd place team by 10 points!

Analise Gonzalez won first place in optional vault, beam, and floor, compulsory bars, and the all around!

Kiley Knittle won first place on compulsory vault and 3rd compulsory floor

Maya Lum placed 2nd on compulsory bars, floor, and the all around!

Genea Benken won first place on compulsory beam!


Boy's Team

Peyton Payblas placed 2nd on floor, pommels, vault, p bars, high bar, and all around!

Carson Paris placed 3rd on pommels, 2nd on rings, 3rd on p bars, and 4th all around!

Tristan Shelley placed 4th on floor, rings, vault, and 5th all around!

Nic Sears placed 3rd on high bar!

7TH AND 8TH GRADE GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY

December 8th Cross Country Meet Results:


8th grade A team placed 4th:

Tessa Glick- 9

Kate Marcy-11

Rhett Normand-22

Dania Sawan-23

Sophia Brown-28


7th grade A team placed 4th overall, very proud of the top runners.

Yazine Garcia- 12

Savannah Loya- 16

Sasha Caldwell- 19

Avery Hodges-22

Rylie Theodore-24


8th Grade B team top runners:

Claire McDonal- 10


Chrislyn Firth- 27

7th grade B team top runners:

Angel Araceli-14

Taylor Oyler- 23

7TH AND 8TH GRADE BOYS CROSS COUNTRY

December 8 Cross Country Meet Results:


Overall HEB results

7th A: 3rd

7th B: 2nd

8th A: 2nd

8th B: 1st


Finishers in the top 10 in each division.


7th A

Cobern 3rd

Hintemyer 7th


7th B

Rios 8th

Burt 9th

Billings 10th


8th A

Frizell 5th

Hernandez 6th

Hurbough 9th


8th B

Soto 1st

Shackman 6th

Bailey 7th

Baxter 8th

UPCOMING EVENTS

12/18/15 - 9th Grade Girls Basketball vs Hurst @ Hurst 4:30

12/18/15 - 9th Grade Boys Basketball vs Southlake @ LD Bell 5:00 pm

12/28/15 - 9th Grade Boys Basketball Paschal Tournament @ Paschal High

12/29/15 - 9th Grade Boys Basketball Paschal Tournament @ Paschal High

01/02/15 - 9th Grade Boys Basketball vs Coppell @ BJH

01/02/15 - 9th Grade Girls Basketball vs Copell @ LD Bell @ 10:30 am

01/04/15 - Return to school

01/05/15 - 9th Grade boys Basketball vs Hurst @ BJH (B 5:00 A 6:30)

01/05/15 - 9th Grade Girls Basketball vs Richland @ Richland @ 8:00 pm

01/05/15 - 7th Grade Boys Basketball vs Haltom @ Haltom (A 4:30 B 5:45)

01/05/15 - 7th Grade Girls Basketball vs Central @ Central (B 4:30 A 5:45)

01/07/15 - 8th Grade Boys Basketball vs Central @ Central (B 4:30 A 5:45)

01/07/15 - 8th Grade Girls Basketball vs Central @ Bedford (B 4:30 A 5:45)

01/08/15 - 9th Grade Boys Basketball vs Harwood @ BJH (B 4:30 A 5:45)

01/08/15 - 9th Grade Girls Basketball vs Lake Dallas @ Lake Dallas @ 4:30