January 22, 2015
Happy Thursday, Hornets!
Please note: Our next snow make-up day is Monday, February 16. School WILL be in session!
Beech Grove Idol
Come out and see our Beech Grove stars!
BG Idol Junior Division --Thursday, Jan 22nd 7pm in the Mike McMorrow Auditorium.
Nick Newlon and McKayla Willever will be featured soloists (See photo below).
Abbie Riedeman and Haleigh Ramsey will be our hosts.
BG Idol Senior Division --Friday, Jan 23rd at 7pm in the Mike McMorrow Auditorium
The Reen Family Singers will be featured guests (See photo below)
Beech Grove Middle School Spelling Bee
Pictured Below: Back Row: Principal, Thomas Gearhart; Schools Math/Science Curriculum Coordinator and Director of Operations, Steve Bair; Teachers Credit Union, Sheila Corey; Front Row: Daryl Diss; Cheyenne Varner; Marcus Bowden
Cheyenne Varner wins 10th round and school-wide spelling bee.
Principal, Thomas Gearhart, addressing the student body prior to the bee.
BGMS spelling bee participants.
A message from the Beech Grove High School Guidance Counselors:
A special note for 8th Grade Parents . . .
After school today, Thursday, January 22, the High School counselors will be stationed in the BGMS Media Center until 5:30 PM to answer any questions you may have about your current 8th graders' upcoming 9th grade school year. Please stop by if you're available!!
During their school day on Wednesday & Thursday at BGMS, your 8th grade student will begin the scheduling process with the High School counselors. Counselors will be walking them through their options and introducing them to some new vocabulary and concepts that will be very important at the high school (i.e. credits, GPA, transcript, electives, etc.). Students will be given their "Green Scheduling Sheet" to bring home where they need a parent/guardian signature. They will need to bring that signed paper back to BGMS the next day to turn in to the office!
Please stop by and let us know how we can help you!
Beech Grove High SchoolPhone: (317) 786-1447
Beech Grove Middle School College Fair
"Students of the Month" Recognized at January School Board Meeting
Students Pictured Below. . .
Middle Row: Austin Bryant (December), Central Elementary; Mikey Lee (November), South Grove Intermediate; Lindzie Lee (December), South Grove Intermediate.
Back Row: David Hreno, (November), BGMS; Cayleigh Donahue (December), BGHS; Jonathan Short (November), HEA; Katelynn Wright (November), BGHS; and Grace Salyers (December), BGMS. Not present: Jake Farrar (November), Central Elementary; Melissa Caito, Dental Careers/Central Nine Vocational; Harley Brown, Culinary Arts/Central Nine Vocational; Kristen Schneider, Health Science I/Central Nine Vocational; Aaron Brown, Culinary Arts/Central Nine Vocational; Joshua Messinger, Central Nine Vocational; and Jordan Lewis, HEA.
Great job, Central Elementary Students and Parents!
Central Elementary has now collected 3,327 single-serve drink mix packets to send to our troops overseas. The collection of packets ended yesterday. Central Elementary Counselor, Mrs. Trudi Wolfe, first established a goal of collecting 1,000 drink mix packets. After an overwhelming response from our Central families, Mrs. Wolfe increased the goal to 2,000. And, our Central students and parents surpassed that goal! What a great kindness project! Many thanks to Mrs. Wolfe and our Central families for making a difference in the lives of our military members stationed overseas! Pictured below, left to right are: Emme Buckler, Selena Ebbing, and Rylee Blocker. These three students were among the top group of students who brought in drink mix packet donations. Thanks, girls!
We Still "Believe in Blue"
Note from our Nurse Coordinator
Brandee Beikman, RN, BSN
Nursing Coordinator Beech Grove City Schools
This Week's Articles from the BGHS Publications Staff
Yearbook Deadlines Fast Approaching!
STUDENTS: This year, the 2014-2015 yearbook will be in full color! To place an order, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use order number 8750. Prices will soon be rising. Don't wait, order today!
ATTENTION ALL PARENTS OF SENIORS: The BGHS Publications staff is selling advertisement space in the yearbook for parents looking to celebrate their student’s success. You can choose to feature a number of different aspects such as photos, quotes, or personal messages.
1/8 of a page ad: $40
1/4 of a page ad: $70
If you are interested in placing an ad for your 2015 graduate, go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use order number 8750. Any questions, comments, or concerns, contact please contact Mark Folger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make sure to get your order in as soon as possible, the deadline is March 2nd!
SENIORS: Please check your school emails for information on senior portraits! If you wish to have a senior quote and photo in the 2014-2015 yearbook, you MUST get your senior portraits done. To schedule an appointment with Prestige, go to www.prestigeindiana.com/greenwood.html (closest location) or call 317-829-2079. Hurry, the deadline is January 31!
Take a look at the video below with details on this year's yearbook, which will be in color!
Catching Up with "One Direction"
By Annabelle Leece
One Direction is back at it, the guys -– Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, and Louis Tomlinson are starting off 2015 off with rehearsals for their On The Road Again Tour in preparation for their tour to commence February 7th, 2015 in Sydney, Australia! The North American tour sets in motion on July 9th, 2015 at the Qualcomm stadium in San Diego, California. For the first time ever, they are coming to Indianapolis and will be performing at Lucas Oil Stadium!! One Direction released their new album "Four" in November. Its debut was a huge hit in over eighteen countries, and it quickly jumped to the number one spot. In addition to their first three albums also to debut number one in multiple countries as well. This not only sets them at a record with three albums being debuted at number one by the same artist, but they have managed to outdo even themselves and go for the fourth! Speculations have been made that there is a fifth album right around the corner, and we fans can only hope so! (A photo of "One Direction" appears below)
Want to keep your high school years forever? Buy a yearbook today to make that happen!
Revised School Calendar (With Snow Days)
South Grove Students "Pass It Forward"
On January 20, 2015, all South Grove Intermediate School students and staff members were sent home with a card that asked them to “Pass It Forward." Their mission within the week is to do something kind for someone (a friend, a neighbor, or a perfect stranger) and leave the card pictured below. South Grove's goal is to focus students on the idea that by doing something for others, the reward is amazing! Mrs. Tonya Reid, Principal, would love to have pictures of the South Grove students emailed to her so she can share them with others. These kindnesses do not have to cost any money; they simply are an act or a deed delivered because South Grove children care. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day students watched a video about this initiative.
Thank you for helping us to help students “Pass It Forward.”
Mrs. Tonya Reid
Principal, South Grove Intermediate School
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Activities at South Grove
Middle School Athletic Photos Scheduled
Athletic photos for Middle School Girls Basketball, and the Swimming and Wrestling teams will take place on Monday, January 26. The times for each team, and the location for the photo sessions, are listed below:
Middle School - Main Gym: Wrestling : 3:45 p.m.
Middle School - Auxiliary Gym: Girls Basketball: 3:45 p.m.
High School Pool: Swimming: 5:30 p.m.
Beech Grove City Schools is an "A" District!
Blue & Gold Celebration
Make a Difference - Register to Vote!
President Lyndon Johnson, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., (pictured below) after signing the Voting Rights Act in 1965
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