BMS Calendar

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Friday, September 7, 2018

All City Jazz Band Auditions 9/20

The All City Jazz Band Auditions are going to be on Thursday, September 20 after school in the band room! 

If you are interested please see Mr. Krafka for audition materials! Also, if that date is a conflict please let Mr. K know, as he's happy to try to accommodate you.

Girls Youth Flag Football

Sign up now for girls' flag football, available in 3 age divisions for 5-8, 9-11, and 12-15 years old. It's an 8-week season, September 23-November 11 on Sunday mornings.

Register online at xflagfootball.com or by calling 855-FLAG-411.

For more information, see this flyer and/or contact Anne at aknapp@xflagfootball.com.

HarborFest is Tomorrow

The 8th Annual Beverly HarborFest happens this Saturday, September 8 from 3-6pm. It's at Glover Wharf (behind the old McDonald's building next to the Beverly-Salem Bridge).

Admission is free and there will be great food for sale from many local eateries. There will be live music, drawings for prizes and activities for all.

It's sponsored by the City of Beverly and the Beverly Harbor Management Authority, along with community partners the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Beverly Main Streets.

See this flyer for more information.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Dr. Ruth Potee Presentation 9/25

Dr. Ruth Potee is presenting in the Beverly Middle School auditorium on Tuesday, September 25th: Teen Brain Under Construction: What Every Parent Must Know About Your Tween/Teen’s Brain Development. Dr. Potee is a board certified family and addiction medicine physician.

Doors open at 5:00 PM for a interactive display of current trends in youth substance abuse, drug paraphernalia and concealment of illicit drugs and alcohol. Dr. Potee will begin speaking at 6:00 PM.

Please note that this presentation is intended for adults only.

Field Hockey

Field Hockey girls may store their equipment in Coach McGrath's room 444.

All City Jazz Band Auditions

The All City Jazz Band Auditions are going to be on Thursday, September 20 after school in the band room! 

If you are interested please see Mr. Krafka for audition materials! Also, if that date is a conflict please let Mr. K know, as he's happy to try to accommodate you.

Field Hockey

Middle School Field Hockey starts immediately after school today (Thursday, September 6th). All 7th and 8th graders who are already signed up and have paid their fees should meet out on the turf.  If you have any questions about field hockey, Coach McGrath is in room 444.

HarborFest on Saturday

The 8th Annual Beverly HarborFest happens this Saturday, September 8 from 3-6pm. It's at Glover Wharf (behind the old McDonald's building next to the Beverly-Salem Bridge).

Admission is free and there will be great food for sale from many local eateries. There will be live music, drawings for prizes and activities for all.

It's sponsored by the City of Beverly and the Beverly Harbor Management Authority, along with community partners the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Beverly Main Streets.

See this flyer for more information.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Summer Reading Projects Due 9/14

There will be a school-wide summer reading block on Friday 9/14 and students in grades 6 through 8 will turn in their response projects at that time.

Most students in grades 6, 7, and 8 ought to have read at least one of books from the lists provided and have produced a response piece according to the instructions (Grade 5 students will not turn a response piece.)

For more information about summer reading books and requirements, please refer to the summer reading website or contact Ms. Woznick at awoznick@beverlyschools.org.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

HarborFest on Saturday

The 8th Annual Beverly HarborFest happens this Saturday, September 8 from 3-6pm. It's at Glover Wharf (behind the old McDonald's building next to the Beverly-Salem Bridge).

Admission is free and there will be great food for sale from many local eateries. There will be live music, drawings for prizes and activities for all.

It's sponsored by the City of Beverly and the Beverly Harbor Management Authority, along with community partners the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Beverly Main Streets.

See this flyer for more information.

Cross Country & Field Hockey

Middle School Cross Country is meeting today (Wednesday) at 3:15 in the 3rd floor cafeteria. Runners will receive their team assignments and schedules.

Middle School Field Hockey starts immediately after school on Thursday, September 6th. All 7th and 8th graders who are already signed up and have paid their fees should meet out on the turf.  If you have any questions about field hockey, Coach McGrath is in room 444.

Monday, September 3, 2018

No School Tuesday

There is no school on Tuesday, September 4 for students. It is a staff development day for teachers. Enjoy the long weekend!

Summer Reading Responses Due 9/14

Ms. Woznick, the Beverly Middle School Librarian, hopes students have read a lot of great books over the summer!

Please remember that one of those books ought to have been from the lists provided and students in grades 6, 7, and 8 will be expected to turn in a response piece on Friday, September 14, when there will be a school-wide block devoted to summer reading. (Grade 5 students will not turn a response piece.)

For more information about summer reading books and requirements, please refer to the summer reading website.

Beverly Middle School PTO

What was the Beverly Middle School PTO up to this summer?

  • Welcoming BMS Parents and Students! (Did you see our posters?)
  • Momball! BMS Moms are planning to win!
  • Funding Library donations (there will be lots of great new books to check out of the school library this year with Ms. Woznick) as well as Spirit Wear, BMS Cinch Sacks, Agenda Books, Nature's Classroom, Field Trips and more!
Find out what the PTO is all about and how you can help - come to the first meeting of the year on Thursday,  September 27 at 6:30 in the Beverly Middle School library!

You can also look online for more information at the BMS PTO website:

Email us at beverlymiddleschoolpto@gmail.com.

Music Parents Meeting Wednesday 9/12

There will be a Beverly Middle School Music Parents meeting on Wednesday September 12th in the Music room (Room 155) from 6:30 - 7:00 pm.

All City Jazz Band Auditions

The All City Jazz Band Auditions are going to be September 20th after school in the band room! If you are interested please see Mr. Krafka for audition materials! Also, if that date is a conflict please let Mr. K know, he's happy to try and accommodate.

Arrival & Departure Reminders

All students must be in their first class by 8:45 A.M.  Dismissal is at 3:00 P.M.

The building will not be accessible to students prior to 8:00 AM. Students should plan to arrive at school between 8:30 A.M. – 8:40 A.M. Those who arrive at school before to 8:30 A.M. will report to the cafeteria.

Grade 5 and Grade 6 students report to the first floor cafeteria. Grade 7 and Grade 8 students report to the third floor cafeteria. Assistant Principals are located in each of these locations in the morning for supervision.

Any student who wishes to purchase breakfast can do so in the First Floor Cafeteria and eat in the assigned section.

The link for morning drop off and afternoon pick up is https://goo.gl/WnDedf.

Students taking the bus are dropped off in front of the outdoor learning area in the morning. Buses are lined up in the same area at the conclusion of the day to pick up students to go home in the afternoon.

See the BPS transportation page for more information about bus routes and signing up to take the bus.

Dress Policy Reminders

The administration reserves the right to determine whether items of clothing are of an inappropriate nature or are in violation of the health standard and safety of the students attending the school. Students in violation of the dress code will be given an opportunity to modify their dress using clothing they have at school, borrow an item of clothing from the nurse’s office, or call home for a change of clothes. Failure to comply may result in in-school suspension for the day. Habitual violators of this policy will receive disciplinary consequences.

Some specific guidelines:
  • Hats/headgear/hoods may not be worn inside the building except on officially designated “hat days” or for religious or medical purposes;
  • Students may not wear tank tops, muscle shirts, and/or sleepwear;
  • Shirts must completely cover the torso when a student stands, walks or sits;
  • Clothing may not include words/phrases/images that are sexually suggestive, obscene, or promote the use of alcohol, nicotine, drugs, hate speech, violence, or other inappropriate words or connotations’
  • Hem of shorts must be at fist length when arms are resting at the side, and skirts and dresses must be fingertip length;
  • Clothing must not be sheer or see-through;
  • Undergarments may not show above or outside of clothing;
  • Foot covering must be worn at all times. Open toed sandals are acceptable, but flip-flops and slippers are unsafe and may not be worn;
  • Clothing may not include items that might endanger student safety- e.g. pins, chains, etc.