Bloomfield Middle School Newsletter

October 7, 2016

Happy Fall!!

It's hard to believe but we're already one month into the school year. With all the activity that comes with the season, it can be hard to take the time to reflect on the things we've already accomplished. As I write this, I'm impressed by the quantity and quality of experiences that our students have helped create so far this year. Here are some highlights:


  • The 6th grade students spent a day at Camp Bristol Hills learning about conservation.
  • The 7th and 8th grade classes each spent a day at Camp Arrowhead, in Pittsford, learning about teamwork, engaging in positive peer interactions, and enjoying outdoor activities.
  • Grades 6-8 participated in our homecoming festivities
  • The 6th grade took part in a Cybersafety discussion with a NY State Trooper
  • Parents of 6-8th grade students visited the school for Open House


Honestly, the list could go on and on; but I think we can all agree that we have already done a lot this year! I would encourage you to talk to your child/children about the experiences they have had, and ask them what they have learned. I'm sure you'll find that their days are filled with countless learning experiences and more than a little fun. I am looking forward to the many things that we have planned for the rest of the year, and I thank you for your continued support.


Sincerely,

Nick Fargnoli-Assistant Principal

Middle School Fall Events

Important info!

There is NO 11TH PERIOD BUS RUN THIS FRIDAY, 10/7 DUE TO HOLIDAY WEEKEND.


There is no school on Monday, October 10th due to Columbus Day!

News from the classroom

Sixth grade students were assigned a map project for social studies. This is an at home project. Students won't be working on it in class. However, it is something that students can work on in study hall or 11th period. The project is due Friday, October 14th.


In Social Studies 7 this week, the students will be studying the Native American tribes in New York State. They will also analyze a Treaty between the United States and the Native Americans signed in Canandaigua, New York.


In English 7, we are beginning our first literature unit which will study the memoir A Long Walk To Water. Students will consider how culture, place and time influence the people we become. There should be some great conversations and we would welcome parents input on the ideas and discussions.


Science 7 - Students will be starting the 'Measuring' unit.

Information from the Athletic Director

Registration for Winter Sports is now online. Recertification forms and all other pertinent paperwork can now be completed online. Physicals can be uploaded as well. Go to https://bloomfieldcentral-ar.rschooltoday.com/ and click Athletic Team Registration to register for a winter sport. If you have questions please call or email Jonathan Mastin, 657-6121 ext. 1162 or jmastin@bloomfieldcsd.org. Get involved, sign up for a winter sport; basketball, bowling or cheerleading. GO BOMBERS!

Upcoming Events

The Bloomfield Bombers Volleyball Teams “Dig Pink” Game is Tuesday October 11th. JV matches will start at 4:30pm with Varsity to follow. We encourage you to come and celebrate this special night with the Volleyball teams by wearing PINK!!!!. There will be raffle items available with proceeds being donated to the Sideout Foundation https://side-out.org/about-side-out/ We also thank you for supporting the Bloomfield Bombers Volleyball Teams!


Academic Challenge Bowl is an academic team competition program for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are welcome to attend an informational meeting October 19, 2016, 11th period. The meeting will take place in room 253, the 6th grade Science room.



INTERACT CLUB MEETING: There will be a mandatory meeting next Wednesday, 10/12 for the Interact Club, 11th period in the small cafe.

We need your help for our upcoming dance.


Spaghetti Dinner - There will be a spaghetti Dinner at Veterans Park on Wednesday, October 12th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Veterans Park to support the BCS Volleyball program. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for students age 5-17. $25 for a family of 4. You can also buy a ticket from any BCS volleyball player.


Ski/Snow club meeting for grades 6-12 - the informational meetings for all students interested in joining Ski Club will be held: Thursday, October 13-- 11th Period- in the Technology Room. Any Questions call Mr. Taylor 657-6121 Ext.1156.

Welcome!

Welcome to Mrs. Kellogg who will be joining us on October 12th as the new Prevention Educator in the district. Mrs. Kellogg will be doing lessons in classrooms as well as offering lunch groups and other activities to encourage healthy lifestyle choices.

6th grade cell phone/internet safety presentation

Last week Officer Mietlicki from the NYS troopers was here to speak with the 6th grade class on the pros and cons of cell phone/internet usage. It was an informative session and a good reminder of being smart with what you say and or post.
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