Beadle News Beat

February 1, 2019 - Edition 18.22

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 2019 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

Millard West Activity Fair at Beadle

Monday, February 4 Millard West will be hosting an activity fair at Beadle Middle School from 7:30 to 8:30 am. The Wildcats invite every Beadle student to attend and learn about sports, music, and fine arts offerings in high school.

  • Meet the coaches, directors, sponsors, and many of the students from these organizations. Begin building relationships and be involved in the process.
  • Learn what you can be doing or planning RIGHT NOW to prepare for high school activities, whether you are in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade.
  • Provide your contact information to stay informed of upcoming opportunities and stay connected with the teams or groups in which you are interested.

Sports - Band - Choir - Orchestra - Forensics - Debate - Drama - Cheer - Dance

Student Led Parent Teacher Conferences: February 7 & 11

Click on the LINK above to sign up for conferences. Beadle uses an online tool to help us schedule your conference times. This will make the process easier and more efficient. Beadle staff look forward to meeting all our families for conferences.

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Congratulations to Addy Olson for winning the Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have A Dream" Essay Contest sponsored by First National Bank.

The American Red Cross Blood Drive at Beadle

The Red Cross will be at Beadle on Thursday, March 7 for a Blood Drive. If you would like to donate blood go to this LINK to sign up.
Rotary Honor Roll

Eighth grade students applying for the Rotary Honor Roll go to this LINK. Applications are due no later than 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 22. For questions about the process contact Carey Jacobs, at (402)715-6113 or

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

Job Fair

Millard Public Schools will hold a Job Fair for Classified Staff (Paraprofessionals, Food Service, Custodial and Maintenance) on Wednesday, February 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Don Stroh Administration Center, 5606 South 147 Street.

February 2 to 8

Saturday, February 2

Show Choir Festival @ Millard South High School

  • Show Pups will perform at 9:20 am
  • Encore will perform at 12:40 pm
  • Show Dogs will perform at 6:40 pm

Duel Wrestling Tournament @ LaVista High School

  • Begins at 9:00 am

A DAY -- Monday, February 4

7:15 - 8:10 Encore Choir

7:30 - 8:30 Millard West High School Activity Fair @ Beadle

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

3:00 - 3:45 Book Club, room B122

3:10 - 4:45 Wrestling Practice

3:45 Girls Basketball A/B Team vs. LaVisa Middle @ Beadle

B Day -- Tuesday, February 5

7:05 - 7:35 Wind Ensemble

7:05 Fitness for LIFE

7:05 - 7:40 Show Dogs Choir

7:20 Future Educator's Club, room C133

3:00 - 3:30 Math Counts, room C112

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

3:45 Girls Basketball A/B Team vs. Ralston Middle @ Ralston

3:45 Wrestling vs Ralston Middle @ Beadle

3:45 C Team Girls Basketball vs. Westside Middle @ Westside

A Day -- Wednesday, February 6

12:18 - 1:10 Eighth Grade Team Omega – Academic Planner Lesson

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

3:05 - 4:45 Encore Choir

3:10 - 4:45 Wrestling Practice

3:15 - 4:45 Girls Basketball A/B Team – Practice

B Day -- Thursday, February 7

7:05 - 7:35 Wind Ensemble

7:05 - 7:35 Fitness for LIFE

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

12:18 - 1:10 Eighth Grade Team Zeta – Academic Planner Lesson

4:00 - 8:00 Student Led Parent Teacher Conferences
  • No After School Activities

A Day -- Friday, February 8

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

3:05 - 4:00 C Team Girls Basketball Practice

3:05 - 4:15 Show Dogs Choir

3:10 - 4:45 Wrestling Practice

3:15 - 4:45 Girls Basketball A/B Team – Practice

Wrestling -- Match Schedule

Coaches: Mr. Sukraw and Mr. Koch

Girls Basketball A/B Teams -- Game Schedule

Coaches: Mrs. Wittgren and Mr. Polacek

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January 29, Girls A/B Basketball vs. Russell Middle

In Beadle Girls Basketball action the Bulldogs fell to the Russell Timberwolves in both the A and B game. Both teams kept their defensive game as a high point of the match and look forward to a possible rematch! Special shout out to all the staff and students who braved the cold to cheer on the Bulldogs!

January 31, Girls A/B Basketball vs. Westside Middle

In Beadle Girls Basketball action the Bulldogs won on their home court in their season opener at home! The Bulldogs defeated the Westside Warriors in the A game 41-12! Ten athletes scored resulting in an all-around excellent team effort. In the B game, the Bulldogs also defeated the Warriors 43-12. Again, all seven athletes that played in the game scored to contribute to the team effort! In the end DEFENSE won the game for the Bulldogs as they scrambled and worked together! Way to go Bulldogs!

The Lady Bulldogs play LaVista here at Beadle on Monday!

January 25, Girls C Team Basketball vs. North Middle

Congratulate your Girls C basketball team. On Friday, January they played amazing defense and dominated the scoreboard with a win against North Middle School. Final score 23-9. Great job girls!

CLUBS - Spring Semester

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

  • February 4
  • 3:00 to 3:45 in room B122

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

  • 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

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

FCS Club - Club Sponsor Mrs. Anderson

  • 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

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

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

  • February - Watch for more information
  • March 7 from 3:05 to 4:00 in Mr. Cleary's room A112

Math Counts Club - Club Sponsor Mrs. Noonan

  • February 5 and 12
  • 3:00 to 3:30 in room C112

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

  • February 21
  • 3:00 to 4:00 in room B122

Science Club - Club Sponsor Mr. Stocking

  • February 7 from 7:05 to 7:35 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
  • February 8 from 3:00 to 4:30 in room A110

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

  • February 22, March 1, April 5 and 19, May 3 and 17
  • 7:15 in Room B112

Wits Clash and Knowledge Masters - Club Sponsor Mrs. Hahn

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

Writing Club - Club Sponsor Mrs. Buelt

  • 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

  • Watch for upcoming activities

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 to 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!

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