Mr. Corso's Weekly Update

May 16, 2021

The Remainder of the Year at a Glance

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Mr. Corso’s Principal’s Message

Positive Raiders: Responsible, Respectful, Hard Working and Kind


In this Week’s Message:

  • Next Week at a Glance

  • 8th Grade Promotion Survey - Important for ALL 8th Grade Families

  • Odyssey of the Mind State Champs!

  • Virtual Student Talent Show

  • Coffee with the Principal Recording Link

  • AVID Fundraiser Flippin’ Pizza Wed., May 19

  • Book Drive organized by Girl Scouts

  • Upcoming Spirit Days


Next Week at a Glance...


  • Monday 5/17: Start at 8am Homeroom plus Periods 1-3
  • Tuesday 5/18: Start at 8am Homeroom plus Periods 4/5-7
  • Wednesday 5/19: Start at 8am Homeroom plus Periods 1-3
  • Thursday 5/20: Start at 8am Homeroom plus Periods 4/5-7
  • Friday 5/21: Asynchronous Day



Student Talent Show: Our talent show is coming up soon! If you would like to participate, please send a video of you doing a cool trick, gymnastics, dancing, singing, skateboarding, anything school appropriate! Your submission should not be any longer than 3 minutes. Email ASB and Leadership (Mrs. Stromayer) through the ASB and Leadership canvas page by May 21. Then, the talent show video will be shown in homeroom on June 9th and 10th. Can’t wait to see your talents Raiders!


Coffee with the Principal Recording: Here is a LINK to a video of our last Coffee with the Principal.


8th Grade Promotion Survey - Important for ALL 8th Grade Families: BMMS will hold both an on-campus and virtual promotion this year. The On-Campus Ceremony will be Friday, June 18, 8:30-9:30am. Attendance will be limited with a maximum of four members of the student’s household. We will videotape the ceremony, and post it on YouTube the afternoon of June 18. Certificates for on-campus students will be received the day of Promotion. The Virtual Ceremony will be a video posted the morning of June 18 (like last year's virtual ceremony). Virtual families will also have a June 11 picture opportunity in Quad. Certificates for virtual students will be sent home in the mail. This form is to be filled out by ALL 8th grade BMMS families: https://forms.gle/hfTqZNb6LJzDoUa89

Please submit your response by May 28. If you change your mind, you may edit your response up until May 28. We look forward to celebrating with your 8th grader and family.


Promotion Marquee Messages: Give your child that extra smile on their special day! Black Mountain Middle School's marquee can be used to post promotion messages for BMMS students only. Those messages will be displayed during the month of June. Each personalized promotion message (Student First Name, Last Initial + Signature from Sender) will be displayed for ONE of those school days, 3 per day (along with our other Marquee messages). First to print and fill out this form LINK+ PAY in person in the office will be assigned their date of choice. See the link for more details.


We appreciate each and every one of you!

Scott Corso

Principal, Black Mountain Middle School

Raising Dough for AVID

Wednesday, May 19th, 11am-8pm

11975 Carmel Mountain Road

San Diego, CA

Join us & help us make some dough for Black Mountain Middle School AVID FLYER LINK

Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Time: 11am - 8pm

Flippin’ Pizza CMR

11975 Carmel Mountain Rd Suite 605 (858-521-8433)

25% back of our sales will be donated back to our school. Pizza for a Cause! Mention flyer or show by phone/printed to staff to receive credit.

Please Note: May 31 is a Holiday - Memorial Day. There is no school on May 31.

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