BJH News

May 13, 2018

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Upcoming:

Monday, May 14th - campus closed

· 5th & 8th Math STAAR retest

· 6th & 7th STAAR Math

· School Board Meeting

Tuesday, May 15th - campus closed

· 5th & 8th STAAR Reading retest

· 6th & 7th STAAR Reading

· 8th-grade STAAR history cards due

· Academic Banquet BHS

Wednesday, May 16th - campus closed

· 5th & 8th STAAR Science

· 7th grade DC planning trip meeting BJH 3:45

Thursday, May 17th - campus closed

· 8th STAAR History

· 8th-grade student scheduling meeting for High School at 2:30 p.m.

· Band Instrument Drive - 5:30 p.m.

· Mandatory Washington meeting for this year's trip 6:00

Friday, May 18th

· 8th-grade Awards 1:30

  • 7th/8th grade Band Celebration 6:00 p.m.


Saturday, May 19th

· Varsity Band Banquet

Monday, May 21 - 24th

8th-grade Washington Trip

Monday, May 21st

· Waterpark Festival - BJH Band

· 5th-grade Awards 2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 22nd

· 5th grade AR movie a.m.

· 5th grade Field Day p.m.

· 6th-grade Awards 9:00 a.m.

· 7th-grade Awards 9:45 a.m.

· Student Council field trip following awards

Wednesday, May 23rd

· Final exam 7th period (click here for exam schedule)

Thursday, May 24th - noon release

· Final Exams 1st, 2nd, 3rd period

Friday, May 25th - noon release - last day of school

· Final Exams 4th, 5th, and 6th period

· Graduation BHS 7:00 p.m.

Lost and Found

Please remind your child to check the lost and found area in the coming days. There are a lot of items to be claimed. All items will be bagged up the last day of school for donation.

8th-grade End of Junior High Bash - Class of 2022

Friday, May 11th, 6:30pm

2610 Cox Road

Millsap, TX

For more information, see the Brock Class of 2022 Facebook page.

Final Exams

**Just a reminder, final exams will not be given early. If a student is absent on exam day, a “0” will be placed in the final exam box until the exam is made up. Exams can be made up May 29-31 or June 4- 7. Please contact Mrs. Swearengin @ kswearengin@brockisd.net to schedule a day and time. **


Those students attending the 8th grade Washington trip are coming home with information from their teachers regarding final exams for them.

Brock FFA Stock Show Information

It’s that time of the year to begin preparing for the Parker County Stock Show. This year's County Show dates will be

June 4th through 9th.


Junior FFA Membership 1st Grade- 8th Grade students

All stock show participants must be a member of a FFA or 4-H club. Brock Students not in high school must pay their Jr. FFA membership $5.00 dues, and complete the Jr. FFA Membership Form.


To complete the Brock FFA Jr. Membership Form (click here)


If you have any questions, you can contact us via email.

Thanks

Mark Sullivan msullivan@brockisd.net

Kyle Holton kholton@brockisd.net

STAAR Testing Dates

May 14th - Monday

5th & 8th grade Math retest

6th & 7th grade Math


May 15th - Tuesday

5th & 8th grade Reading retest

6th & 7th grade Reading


May 16th - Wednesday

5th & 8th grade Science


May 17th - Thursday

8th grade History


**Please note that campus will be closed on testing days for all visitors. Plan accordingly for doctor/dentist appointments as students will not be removed from the testing classrooms for dismissal.**

Brock Summer Camps

Click here to be taken to the Brock ISD Website Parent Resource page where Summer Camps are listed.

BJH Menu

Federal Report Card Available

Please click here for information regarding the Federal Report for Brock ISD.

Outdoor Learning Center

Our primary goal of the Eagle Outdoor Learning Center is to enrich the curriculum and support project-based and experiential learning. We are currently in the planning phase of the Eagle Outdoor Learning Center but would welcome any community support to help get this off the ground and to fruition by the start of next school year. Click here for more information or feel free to direct questions/ideas/support to Nancy Beaty @ nbeaty@brockisd.net

Student Check-out

If you are planning to pick up your child for early release, please be sure you are in the office by 3:15 p.m. After that time, please plan on going through the parent pickup line. Since the buses arrive on campus around 3:20 each day, the ability for you to park and get out before they arrive is slim. Once the buses arrive and park out front, it is against the law to pull out and around the buses since their stop signs are out and lights are flashing.

Dress Code Concerns

There are a few things that need to be specifically addressed that seem to be consistent:


  • Boys: The biggest concern we see is boys that have long hair that extends below the eyebrow but they push it to the side so that it is not in front of their eyes. This is not in compliance with the policy. If the hair extends below the eyebrows then it is too long.
  • Girls: There are lots of cute tops that are being worn that have large v-neck cuts that are showing the girls undergarments underneath. There should be no undergarment item showing on the young ladies.


The Dress Code Policy has not changed since last year, but if you need to reference it, click here and then scroll to page 37. If you have questions, please let us know.

Armed Forces Display

If you have a loved one that is currently serving or has served in the armed forces, please send a picture to us with the following information: branch served; time served; relation to the student on campus.

Attendance

Students are required to be in attendance 90% of the academic year, this breaks down to mean no more than 18 excused or unexcused absences. Every class period at the junior high level counts toward compulsory attendance. This includes the Eagle period at the end of the day.

BJH Grading Policy

BJH teachers have developed the following grading policy for the 2017-2018 School Year:


  • Daily grades = 50%; tests/projects/major grades = 50%
  • There will be a minimum of 8-10 daily grades each six weeks.
  • There will be a minimum of 2-4 test/project/major grades each six weeks.
  • Grades will be posted to parent portal no later than 1 week from the due date of the assignment
  • Work missed as a result of an unexcused absence will receive a grade no higher than a 70.

*Individual teacher discretion regarding his/her late work policy.

BJH Lunch Times

5th grade: 10:55 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

6th grade: 12:30 p.m. - 1;00 p.m.

7th grade: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

8th grade 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Free and Reduced Lunch Form

Attached here is the free and reduced lunch form for Brock ISD for the 2017-2018 school year. Please note that you must complete 1 form for each child you have. If you have questions, please contact Mere Marcus: mmarcus@brockisd.net or 817-596-7425.