The Boeckman Buzz

May 27, 2022

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Community Resource Page

This is the district’s central posting place for community flyers. We collaborate with non-profit youth-serving organizations within the district to share their program opportunities with students by linking their information to this site.

Community Tiger Stripes

Recognize a staff member for their positive impact on our school. Take a moment to send a Community Tiger Stripe. The message will be sent to the staff member. Thank you for relentlessly recognizing the positives within our community.

YEARBOOK DISTRIBUTION

Yearbooks will be distributed on Friday, May 27th, during Tiger Connections. If your child ordered a yearbook by the deadline, they will receive their yearbook. Please check in with them to make sure they received one. Please check your email for confirmation form Jostens before calling the office or contacting Mrs. Krey (mkrey@farmington.k12.mn.us).

EXTRA YEARBOOKS $35 - INITIAL SALE SOLD OUT

We SOLD OUT of yearbooks this year. If you did not order a yearbook and would like to purchase one, you can fill out this form and be added to our waitlist.


If there are any extra, we will have extra yearbooks for sale for $35 starting Tuesday, May 31st. Your child will need to fill out the Extra Yearbook Form - Waitlist to get on the list. This form will open Friday, May 28th, during Tiger Connections.


Please send a check for $35 made out to Jostens with your child on Tuesday, May 31st. We will call them down on Tuesday to claim their yearbook, if there is any available.

School-owned Band Instruments

Students need to return all school-owned band instruments (French horn, baritone, tuba, etc.) as soon as possible for cleaning. They can be brought to the BMS office during school hours.

PE Lockers should be cleaned out

  • If your child has not cleaned out their locker please help remind them to do so
  • If a student misplaced it and could not find it in the lost and found they will need to bring in $5 to replace the lost lock
  • Students are still expected wear tennis shoes to PE until the end of the year
  • Any items left in the lockers after May 25, will be donated.

FREE one day Youth Camp, Class or Field Trip in July

Did you know that there is now an opportunity for ALL Farmington middle school students to attend a FREE one day Youth Camp, Class or Field Trip in July?

The District received a grant to make this possible by ESSER III- (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds) federal funds.

Free bus transportation will be available from 6 pick-up locations at Akin Road Elementary, Ardmor Village, Country View of Lakeville, Farmington Elementary, North Trail Elementary and Riverview Elementary. At this time you may also request a free bagged lunch for your youth.


More information is available here at: https://farmington.ce.eleyo.com/courses/category/213/tiger-edventures-2022

These are all held in the month of July.


Hurry to register- some camps are filling up and the deadline to register is June 1.

Questions? Please call Farmington Community Education at (651) 460-3200.


This is list of some of the fun experiences being offered and the camp dates:

Bridges You Build and the Monsters That Live Under 07/18/2022


Creative Writing 07/19/2022

Pavek Museum of Broadcasting 07/27/2022

Code & Fly Drones 07/25/2022

Life Hacks 07/14/2022

Life Hacks 07/28/2022

Web Design with HTML 07/12/2022

Web Design with HTML 07/26/2022

Big Woods State Park (6-8) 07/25/2022

Bakken Museum 07/26/2022

Mississippi River Canoe Trip (6-8) 07/21/2022

Geocaching in Lebanon Hills Park 07/05/2022

Henna Design 07/13/2022


Farmington Community Education

Youth Enrichment Team

Farmington Community Education is hosting two technology-rich camps (repeat)

Film Production

For incoming grades 5 - 12


Would you like to be in a movie? Would you like to be an actor, camera operator, sound person or lighting technician? This summer, June 13 - June 16 be a part of a student film crew where we'll be producing an original short movie and learn the behind the scenes workings of making a movie with an industry professional. See page 20 on the Community Education catalog listed here:


https://p6cdn4static.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_116048/File/Community%20Education%20Files/Catalogs/Summer%202022%20Catalog%20Final.pdf


Multi-Media Production

For incoming grades 5 - 12


This camp will provide youth with hands-on experience producing a variety of media formats including audio podcasting, live television production, TV graphics, and other multi-media productions! Camp will take place at our very own FHS Tiger Studio June 27 - June 20! See page 20 on the Community Education catalog listed here:


https://p6cdn4static.sharpschool.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_116048/File/Community%20Education%20Files/Catalogs/Summer%202022%20Catalog%20Final.pdf

Summer Learning and Camp Experiences (repeat)

Our School District was provided a grant to provide summer learning and camp experiences to our students. These camps are free and are offered during the month of July. There is a great opportunity to spend time with your peers and the assortment of camps is awesome!



Check them out Here and please share this information with your parents to register by May 15.

Questions? Please contact Community Education at (651) 460-3200. Or email youthenrichment@farmington.k12.mn.us

Middle School Youth Opportunities with Community Education! (repeat)

Spring and Summer registration is open for youth programs offered through community education! Here are some opportunities coming up soon that you don’t want to miss out on!


IGNITE Before School Soccer (Currently running M/W mornings at BMS and T/Th mornings at DMS)

New Cheer, Gymnastics, and Ninja classes starting soon!

IGNITE Spring Break Athletic Camps (Volleyball, Flag Football, Basketball, Baseball, Athleticism)

Spring Kung Fu

Spring Drama Lab

Summer Tiger Athletic Camps

Summer IGNITE Camps (Art, Drama, STEM, Cooking, Sports, and more!)


To browse and register for all middle school opportunities, please visit https://bit.ly/192CEMiddleSchool2022 or call 651-460-3200.


Fee assistance is available to those who qualify for free and reduced lunch or have extenuating circumstances. To apply, please visit http://bit.ly/192CEFeeAssist

Farmington Community Ed Summer Experiences (repeat)

Farmington Community Education has opened their registrations for summer camps and youth enrichment experiences for youth age Kindergarten-Grade 12. There are adult enrichment opportunities also. The print catalog will be mailed to all local homes within District 192 in the coming week.


Here is link to view the print catalog:

https://bit.ly/CE192SummerPrintCatalog2022


Here is link to view the online registration site:

https://bit.ly/BringOnSummer192CE

COVID Tests Available (repeat)

The district is offering OPTIONAL COVID testing using the BD VERITOR test.


You may pick up your BD Veritor test box from your school office. Each box contains two tests.


You will need a compatible device to use this test using the Scanwealth App. You can see which devices are compatible here.


These tests are nasal swabs that can be administered anywhere and the app has videos to walk you through the steps. It takes about 20 – 30 minutes to complete. If you are having technology difficulties please contact the company, their phone number is listed on the box.


If you have further questions, please reach out to the COVID Coordinator Nicole Hird. nhird@farmington.k12.mn.us

Meals for Quarantined Students

Please note - families can request meals for students that are in quarantine. You will find the link to register for daily meals in an orange box on the Chartwells page.

General Covid Exposure Notifications (repeat)

Boeckman Middle School is shifting its general COVID-19 exposure notification process due to the recent surge in cases and the variety of classes in secondary scheduling. Families are encouraged to routinely check the web page for COVID-19 exposure notification at the secondary level.
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Important Dates

May 30...........................................NO SCHOOL

June 2.............................................Last Day of School - Release @ 12:30


**Save the Dates**

August 25......................................6th Grade WEB Orientation 8:00-12:30

August 30......................................Open House 2:00-7:00

September 6..................................First Day of School


*Details for some activities will be shared closer to dates.

About us

The mission of BMS, a welcoming, learner-centered community committed to personalization that nurtures curiosity and innovation, is to ensure that each learner exercises agency for continuous personal growth in order to find joy and well-being for their future while positively impacting their communities through a system distinguished by:


  • Personalization that honors the uniqueness of each learner
  • Mistakes and reflection as essential components of learning
  • Openness to new ideas and innovation
  • Safe environments that support a growth mindset
  • Partnering with the community to champion our learners