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SOCCER GAME AND TRACK PRACTICE CANCELLED 2/7/18

cANCELLED


The MakerSpace is Coming to Life

Thanks to the generous purchases through our Fall Scholastic Book Fair, we were able to purchase close to $2000 worth of MakerSpace items! Take a look at the pictures to see the students in action! 

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Mrs. Jamie Arrington - BMS Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Byron Middle School's Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. Mrs. Jamie Arrington has been teaching with the Peach County School System for twenty five years, and she is a valuable asset to our school and students. Thank you Mrs. Arrington for all your hard work! 

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Spelling Bee Winner

Congratulations to Miss Taryll Talip for winning the BMS School Spelling Bee! She is also the Winner of the District Spelling Bee!! 

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Family and Community Engagement Survey

Survey

Click HERE to take a quick survey! 


BMS Robotics Team

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BMS Spelling Bee

Congratulations to all of our BMS Spelling Bee participants: Jasmine Kent, Walker Helms, Haley Kimsey, JT Nester, Taryll Talip, Ben Nowels, and Aiyanna Helms. Click "Read More" to find out who the winners are for the school! 


 


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Martin Luther King Holiday

MLK No School Reminder


Enjoy your time off!!

MCHHWe hope you and your family have a wonderful time together. We will see you back at school on Wednesday, January 3rd!


BMS CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Christmas ConcertJoin us for the BMS Christmas Concert on Tuesday, December 12th at 6:00pm. 

Cost: $2.00

Children 5 and under are free.


School Closure - Friday December 8, 2017
School will be closed in order for the Peach County High School Trojan Football Team, band, and cheerleaders to travel to Atlanta to participate in the 2017 State Championship football game on Friday, December 8, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.
 
We support our student athletes in the classroom, as well as in extra-curricular activities; therefore, we look forward to supporting them with much excitement and Trojan Pride in the Mercedes Benz Stadium (home of the Atlanta Falcons) during the 2017 State Championship Football Game.
 
Go Trojans!!!

Cyber Safety Night

cyberCyber Safety Night for Parents

Thursday, November 30th

You will not want to miss this! 

 


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Career Day Speaker

Students learn proper greeting from Mr. James Kinchen, Career Day speaker, in Mrs. Johnson's Business Education class


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Veterans Day Program / Thanksgiving Lunch

Vet DayEveryone is invited to attend the BMS Veterans Day program on Thursday, November 9th at 10:00am. Thanksgiving lunch will be served after the program. 


HOMECOMING SPIRIT!!

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Students may wear jeans and a black/gold (or a school spirit shirt) on Friday, October 20th!!


FFA Meeting

FFA           FFA student meeting on

 

Tuesday, Oct 24th, 

 

          after school, until 4:30pm!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Fall Break

fall breakStudents have fall break beginning Wednesday, October 11th. School will resume on Monday, October 16th. 


School Status

All schools in the Peach County School District will be open tomorrow at their regularly scheduled times with the exception of Byron Elementary School and Byron Middle School. Byron Elementary School and Byron Middle School will be closed tomorrow due to power outages in these buildings.


School Closure

The Peach County School System will be closed tomorrow Sept. 12, 2017, due to Hurricane Irma.

School is anticipated to resume normal operations on Wednesday.


Trinity Wins the A.R. Gift Card Trinity Wins the First AR Incentive

Trinity was the winner of the gift card for the Accelerated Reader incentive. 


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BMS Curriculum Night BMS Curriculum Night

August Curriculum Night Presentation


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BMS Solar Eclipse Solar Eclipse

 

Students at BMS prepare for the solar eclipse! 


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Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, we will experience a solar eclipse of the sun. The eclipse will begin around 1:00 p.m. and peak around 2:40 p.m. It will be a phenomenal event, and perhaps one that we will never experience again in our lifetime.

Each school will provide students with meaningful learning opportunities to help them learn about the eclipse. Because the eclipse will pose some safety challenges, anyone planning to view it should wear a pair of solar viewing glasses. We have purchased every student a pair of solar viewing glasses.

We will not have early release for students; however, we will make every attempt to ensure students are wearing their solar viewing glasses and enjoy this once-in-a
lifetime event! Below are our dismissal times:

.For maps and general information visit: 
https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/ 
https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/

To check times and view a simulation of what you will experience in your area visit: 
https://eclipsemega.movie/simulator

For safety information visit these sites: 
https://eclipse.aas.org/eye-safety/iso-certification 
https://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEhelp/safety.html 
 

 


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Title 1 Meeting

Title 1 Meeting


2017-2018 Open House Hours

 

open house

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Peach County High School 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
 

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Elementary Schools 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Middle Schools 4:30 - 6:30 pm


Supply List

BMS Supply List

Click HERE to download a PDF version of the supply list


PCHS Spring Football Game

Spring Football


Lady Eagles 2017 Softball Team

 

Peyton Barfield

Taylor Bell

Elizabeth Bowden

Alexia Heyward

Mackenzie Hooper

Anijah James

Haley Kimsey

Audrey Lewis

Sasha Rex

Hailey Smith

Katlyn Smith

Torrance Smith

Managers: Abigail Skinner and Ayden Surles


CLICK BELOW to participate in BMS's FY18 Federal Programs Family Engagement Survey

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BMSFY18FamilyEngagementSurvey


Weather Safety

Mrs. Hootent's 6th Grade Science Classes learned about Weather Safety. The class made their own games and storm safety posters as their Performance Task Assignment.

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School closing

Due to inclement weather all Peach County Schools will be closed tomorrow, April 5, 2017.


Georgia Milestones PowerPoint Presentation

Please click below to acces the Georgia Milestones PowerPoint Presentation.

Georgia Milestones


Byron Middle's Got Talent!

TALENT SHOW WINNERS!!

Director's Choice Emma Brockus

Judge's Choice: Jared Tackett , Jacob Hayes and Amanda Smyth

Fan Favorite: Jennifer Clowery

3rd place: Alyssa Skinner

2nd place: Kaitlyn Benard

Winner: Jennifer Clowery

Talent Show         Talent Show

Talent Show         Talent Show


Pre-K Registration prek

Registration for Peach County Pre-K will begin, Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and lasts through Wednesday, March 22, 2017.   There are 22 slots available at each elementary school. Guidelines and registration packets will be available at Hunt Elementary, Kay Road Elementary, Byron Elementary and the Peach County Board of Education beginning March 1, 2017.

The slots will be filled using a lottery process. Completion of the registration packet by March 22, 2017 does not guarantee your child a slot in the Pre-K class but does guarantee that your child’s name will be entered in the lottery for a chance to earn a slot. The lottery will be held on March 23, 2107. All applications for students received after March 22nd will be placed on a waiting list. If you have any additional question regarding pre-k registration, please contact one of our elementary schools.

All completed applications should be returned to the school you are registering your child for. Remember priority will be given to students within a school’s attendance zone.

Click HERE for the English application
Click HERE for the Spanish application

Dr. Sonya Coley and Ms. Paula Thomas,          Hunt Elementary 478-825-5296     
Mrs. Pamela Slocumb and Mrs. Joni New,      Kay Road Elementary 478-825-8893
Mr. Keith Lauritsen and Ms. Judi Smith           Byron Elementary 478-825-9650


BMS is Hosting a Wrestling Event

Wrestling


School Status

All Peach County Schools will resume normal operations tomorrow, Thursday, September 14, 2017, to include Byron Elementary School and Byron Middle School. The power at these two buildings has been restored.


DONORS CHOOSE

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Please support our school and help us begin our Makerspace at BMS. This is an exciting opportunity for our students to explore, create, and discover. Thank you to those parents who have given to this worthwhile project. 

Click on (or copy and paste) the following link to learn more :

https://www.donorschoose.org/we-teach/365910


Parent Survey

PARENTS please click HERE take the front office customer survey. 

 


THE BOOK FAIR WAS A HUGE SUCCESS

Thank you

THANK YOU for supporting our bookfair! BMS students and families truly went above and beyond by purchasing books and other items. A special shoutout to MRS. SARAH LESTER for helping with the morning frenzies!! The profits from the bookfair will be used to purchase new books and materials to begin our Makerspace.


PARENT NIGHT - OCTOBER 26TH

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FOCUS: Math and ELA

Date: Thursday, October 26th

Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

There will be incentives for those students who attend with a parent/guardian. 


Student Council Officers

Student Council

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Student Council Members: 

 

President: Hannah Bennett

 

Vice President: TeMarius Mathis

 

Secretary: Zxaria St. Louis


Thanksgiving Break

Happy Thanksgiving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THANKSGIVING BREAK: NOV 18TH - 26TH

SEE YOU BACK AT SCHOOL ON MONDAY, NOV 27TH


BYRON CHRISTMAS PARADE

Christmas Parade2017 Byron Christmas Parade

“Let it Snow”

Saturday, December 2nd @ 1pm


CONGRATULATIONS R.E.A.C.H. SCHOLARS

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September is Attendance Awareness Month

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It's Attendance Awareness Month!

Commit to attending school every day, all day!

Students who miss 5 or more days of school a year start to see their academic achievement and attitudes about school negatively affected, studies show. 


Way to Go Brooke Heber!!

Our new FFA/AG teacher, Ms. Holloway, and her students are making the news!! 

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Parent Meeting

parent mtgBMS will be hosting a meeting on Thursday, February 1st at 5:30 p.m. in the BMS Media Center to review our CCRPI Scores with parents and also allow parents to take a look at the Title I 1% budget and make any suggestions for amendments or changes for next year's budget.


Scoliosis Screening

The Health Department will be at the school on Wednesday, February 7th to perform scoliosis screenings on all students in 6th and 8th grade (not 7th). A form will be sent home with students as we get closer to the date. If you choose for your child to NOT participate, please complete the form that comes home with your student.

Scoliosis Screening


SOFTBALL GAME RESCHEDULED

SOFTBALLThe softball game for Thursday, August 31st has been RESCHEDULED

for Wednesday, September 13th


Mardi Gras Dance

MGDanceA Mardi Gras Masquerade dance will be held at BMS on Friday, February 9th from 5:30-7:30.  Advanced tickets will be sold for $7. Tickets at the door will be sold for $9. This event is open to grades 6, 7, and 8. 


Attention 8th Grade Parents

Moving upOn Tuesday, February 27th at 5:30 p.m. PCHS will come and do a 8th to 9th grade transition seminar.  They will discuss class options and day to day activities at the high school.  ALL 8th grade parents are invited!!!


Yearbooks Purchased Online Only

YearbookReminder that it is time to order YEARBOOKS.  You can only purchase yearbooks online at www.TreeRing.com/validate  Use School Code 101432221061786.  The deadline is March 28, 2018.


Our Vision and Mission Statement

Vision and MissionVision Statement: "Learning Today - Leading Tomorrow"

 

Mission Statement: "To graduate college and career ready students." 


Get your YEARBOOK!!

The deadline to purchase a yearbook is March 28th. 

www.TreeRing.com/validate

The School Passcode is: 101432221061786

Cost is $22.08 (plus upgrade options) 

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