Beadle News Beat

December 21, 2018 - Edition 18.18

Mr. John Southworth, Principal

Mrs. Heather Daubert, Assistant Principal

Dr. Jennifer Reid, Assistant Principal

18201 Jefferson Street, Omaha, NE 68135


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Beadle Middle School guarantees that each student achieves academic excellence and grows emotionally, socially, and physically as a responsible citizen in a global society by developing a world-class school characterized by collaboration and the use of effective, innovative strategies designed to engage and challenge all students.

Dr. Jim Sutfin - Superintendent of Millard Public Schools

Millard Public Schools Board of Education Members

Mike Pate President; Linda Poole - Vice President; Amanda McGill Johnson – Secretary

Dave Anderson – Treasurer; Mike Kennedy - Board Member; Stacy Jolley - Board Member

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Winter Break

The staff at Beadle wishes you an enjoyable Winter Break. If you are traveling, we hope you have a safe trip and look forward to hearing about your trip when you return to school. If you have the chance to visit or host family and friends, treasure that time. School resumes on Monday, January 7.

Lost and Found not claimed by Winter Break will be donated to Charity

The Wizard of Oz

Thank you to all the students, parent volunteers and Beadle staff who helped make the Musical a success.

Help Beadle Earn Money for our School

Save your HyVee Receipts and Box Tops for Education

We will continue collecting HyVee receipts dated through December 21, 2018 in January; so please keep saving them during our Winter break! This is an easy way for us to collect money for our school.

Open House to Review Proposed Curriculum Materials

Millard community members are invited to review proposed curriculum materials for 9-12 Language Arts Electives and New 6-8 Electives: Law and Public Service 6; STEM I; HAL Challenge; Creative Writing 6; and Young Adult Literature 6, 7, 8.

January 31 and February 5 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Ron Witt Support Service Center, Entrance A, 13737 Industrial Road, Omaha.

Millard West information for incoming Freshmen

Each student at Millard West is assigned a Quality Time (homeroom) adviser who will work with your family throughout high school. Advisers are randomly assigned. If your Eighth grade student would like to be in the same Quality Time as a sibling, you must make a specific request with Amy Hinderer in writing to We will make every attempt to fulfill these requests.

QT advisers will be set by the end of January. Requests for placing siblings together need to be in by January 15, 2019.

Beadle Food Pantry

We have partnered with DECA from Millard South High School to offer a pantry to BMS students in need. Our pantry is set up in room B127 and will be available to students every day after school from 3:00-3:30 PM. Stop by the pantry if you are in need of food or personal care items.

A special thanks to Destination Imagination for helping to organize the pantry and to Beadle staff for donating goods!

Culinary Throw Down

Information Flyer

Wanted all Aspiring Chefs to submit a recipe for the CULINARY THROW DOWN!!!

All students received an email with the culinary competition information and a link to submit your recipe. One student from each grade level will be chosen to compete in the THROW DOWN and a chance to win a prize. Entry forms due by January 9, 2019.

January 7 to 11

A DAY -- Monday, January 7


7:15 - 8:10 Encore Choir

7:35 - 8:20 Jazz Band

3:00 - 4:30 Science Olympiad, room A110

3:10 - 4:45 Wresting Practice

3:15 - 4:30 Girls Basketball Team Tryouts

B Day -- Tuesday, January 8

7:05 - 7:35 Wind Ensemble

7:05 Fitness for LIFE

7:05 Show Dogs Choir

3:05 - 4:00 Drama Club, room B125

3:10 - 4:45 Wresting Practice

3:15 - 4:30 Girls Basketball Team Tryouts

A Day -- Wednesday, January 9

7:05 - 7:35 Science Olympiad, room A110

3:00 - 4:00 Yearbook Club, room A108

3:05 - 4:45 Encore Choir

3:10 - 4:45 Wresting Practice

3:15 - 5:00 Girls Basketball A/B Team – Practice

B Day -- Thursday, January 10

7:05 - 7:35 Wind Ensemble

7:05 - 7:35 Fitness for LIFE

3:10 - 4:45 Wresting Practice

3:15 - 5:00 Girls Basketball A/B Team – Practice

A Day -- Friday, January 11

3:05 - 4:05 Show Dogs Choir

3:10 - 4:45 Wresting Practice

3:15 - 5:00 Girls Basketball A/B Team – Practice

BARK Winners - 6 Grade

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Girls Basketball Team - 7 and 8 grades

All seventh and eighth grade girls interested in trying out for the Beadle interscholastic basketball team need to see coaches Mrs. Wittgren, Mr. Polacek, or Mrs. Hagaman for further information.

A physical must be on file and all paperwork completed by Monday, January 7 to try out for the Beadle Girls Basketball Team. Tryouts are January 7 and 8 from 3:15 to 4:30.


Seventh and eighth graders interested in Wrestling should see Coaches Mr. Sukraw and Mr. Koch.

You need to have a physical and all paperwork completed by Monday, January 7 or you will not be able to participate.

CLUBS - Spring Semester

Book Club - Club Sponsors Mrs. Betts and Ms. Coates

  • January 16 from 3:00 to 3:45 in room B122
  • We’d love it if you have taken the time to read of the books we picked in the Library!

Chess Club - Club Sponsor Mr. Sukraw

  • Chess Club will not meet again till after after Spring Break

Community Service Club - Club Sponsor Ms. Diurba

Craft Club - Club Sponsors Mrs. Frerkes and Mrs. Smith

  • January 24, February 21, March 28, April 25, May 16
  • 3:05 to 4:00 in room B125.

Drama Club - Club Sponsors Mrs. Frerkes and Ms. Pfeifer

  • January 8, February 5, March 5, April 5, May 9
  • 3:05 to 4:00 in room B125

FCS Club - Club Sponsor Mrs. Anderson

  • January 15, February 12, March 12, April 9
  • 3:05 to 3:40 in room B104

Fitness for LIFE - Club Sponsor Ms. Robertson

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:05 to 7:30 AM in the Fitness Center

Future Educator’s Club - Club Sponsors Mrs. Betts and Mrs. Little

  • January 15, February 5, March 12, April 18, May 14
  • 7:20 in room C133

HULK Club - Club Sponsors Mr. Cleary, Mrs. Rowe, Mrs. Schrunk

Math Counts Club - Club Sponsor Mrs. Noonan

  • Watch for more information when Club will meet Spring Semester

PE 2.0 - Club Sponsors Ms. Coates and Mrs. Hightower

  • January 14 -- Hallway Team Games: Curling & Tic Tac Toe
  • 3:05 to 4:00 in room B122

Science Club - Club Sponsor Mr. Stocking

  • February 1
  • 3:00 to 4:00 in room A110

Science Olympiad - Club Sponsor Mr. Stocking

  • Every Monday from 3:00 to 4:30 in room A110
  • Every Wednesday from 7:05 to 7:35 in room A110

Student Council - Club Sponsors Mrs. Feik and Mrs. Little

  • January 18, February 1 and 15, March 1, April 5 and 19, May 3 and 17
  • 7:15 in Room B112

Wits Clash and Knowledge Masters - Club Sponsor Mrs. Hahn

  • January 22, February 19, March 12, April 16
  • 3:05 to 3:30 in room B128

Writing Club - Club Sponsor Mrs. Buelt

  • January 15 and 29, February 12 and 26, March 12 and 26, April 16 and 30, May 14
  • 3:05 to 3:45 in room A125

Yearbook Club - Club Sponsors Mrs. Jacobs and Mrs. Nielsen

  • Every Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:00 in room A108

Youth to Youth - Club Sponsors Mrs. Chlopek, Miss Herbolsheimer, Ms. Pfeifer

Encore Choir

  • Mondays from 7:15 - 8:10
  • Wednesdays from 3:05 - 4:45

Jazz Band

  • Mondays from 7:35 - 8:20

Show Dogs Choir

  • Tuesdays from 7:05 to 7:35
  • Fridays from 3:05 to 4:05

Wind Ensemble

  • Beginning in January Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:05 to 7:35.
  • This group will start the first Tuesday after break and will run through the first week of April.
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