Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WEDNESDAY MAY 24, 2017

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Mr. Glover chose Sarah A. as our student of the week. He chose Sarah because she has an outstanding attitude every day in band. She is always prepared for rehearsal and is developing into an excellent flute player.

TESTING OUT FOR 9TH GRADE
The high school summer test out deadline is Friday, May 26 at 3:00. This is for students who want to try and test out of a course for 9th grade.   The forms can be found on the counseling page of the high school website.  

SPRING VARIETY SHOW
Come out to see the Spring Variety Show at the BJHS cafeteria Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7 PM. FREE ADMISSION!

VOLLEYBALL MEETING
Girls thinking about trying out for freshman, JV or Varsity volleyball, there will be a meeting for athletes and their parents Thursday, June 1, 2017.  The meeting will take place in the old gym at the High School at 7:30 PM.

SPANISH 1 STUDENTS
It is time to take your pinatas home! Pinatas must be out of the media center by the end of the day on Friday, May 26, 2017. 

OUTSTANDING BRONCO
Are you an 8th grade girl or boy who has great character?  Do you feel you have what it takes to represent our class in a positive manner?  Have you seen the bulletin board outside of the office? If you feel you may have the traits to be considered for the elite award of Outstanding Bronco, please go to your email and find the google form and fill it out by Thursday, May 25.  The Outstanding Bronco will be announced at the  8th grade recognition.  

STUDENT COUNCIL M-STEP AFTER PARTY
The BIGGEST event to end the school year is this Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6-8 PM. Student Council is throwing a M-STEP After Party  There will be an inflatable obstacle course, volleyball, music and a amazing slush machine.  The best thing is a dunk tank with many of your favorite teachers volunteering to take the plunge.  Don't miss out get your wrist band for only $5 during lunches this week.

FOOD SERVICE
Meal charges will NOT be accepted after Friday May 19th.  Account balances need to be paid ASAP.

TENNIS CLUB MEMBERS
Tennis Club begins on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, so don't forget your racket, a snack and water bottle.  You will meet in room # 206 and walk down to the courts as a group.  
It is not too late to sign up and more boys are needed.  No experience is needed.  See Mrs. Vogel in room # 206 if you are an 8th grade boy and would like to try out for the JV Team next year. Students need to join the Remind group to receive communications from this point forward.  Contact Mrs. Vogel via e-mail to get the code.

DRIVERS' EDUCATION
Forms are available in the main office for summer drivers' education offered at Bedford High School.  If you will be 15 by October 26, you are eligible for the June 26th class.  If you will be 15 by November 24, you are eligible for the July 24th class.  You can also sign up online at the Community Ed page.

MANUFACTURING DAY
Any student in 7th grade that is interested in applying to attend Manufacturing Day in October needs to fill out an application.  Manufacturing Day provides students with the opportunity to tour local industries with other students, explore career opportunities in manufacturing, and see a part of modern manufacturing.  There are great jobs in Bedford in the field of manufacturing. Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Hemry.  They are due to Mrs. Hemry on Friday, May 26. 

DRESS CODE
With the warmer temperatures, please keep in mind we adhere to a dress code at the junior high school. Here is a portion of the dress code:

Shorts and skirts need to be past the palm of your hand and touch a portion of your fingers
Muscle shirts cannot have jagged cuts and must have an appropriate tank under the arms
All tops must have straps that are 2 fingertip widths or wider and must cover all parts of undergarments.
All tops must cover the waistband of your pants.

You will be asked to call home immediately if you are violating the dress code.

DROP OFF ITEMS
Students, if your parents drop off items for you during the day, they will be held at the front door with our door monitor. Students will only be called down during class change so as not to interrupt class time. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name. At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

YOUNG WRITER'S DAY
The Junior High will be holding a Young Writer's Day later this school year.  This event celebrates creative writing and allows students to share and develop an original work of fiction in a safe and structured environment. This is open to all grade levels. If you are interested, pick up a form from Mrs. Matlow in room 35 or Mr. Lorenz in room 38.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Box Top collections !! This year we will be collecting box tops and having a friendly competition between home rooms. This is an easy way to fund raise for the extra things our classrooms my need throughout the year. Just ask your students and parents to clip and save. Deposit them in the collection boxes with your homeroom name on them (or place in Mrs. Nimigean's mailbox in the high school or Mr. Muck's mailbox in the junior high).We will collect for 3 months for each giveaway.Winners will be awarded the first of December, March and June (top collector in each building). Make sure you get them turned in for a homeroom treat!

HANDBOOK REMINDER 
Students who are leaving school early for an appointment should remember to come to the office first thing in the morning before school starts to receive an exit pass. They should not give their notes to their teachers. Do not wait until lunch to receive your exit pass.

SAFETY REMINDER
When getting off of the bus in the morning, be sure to stay on the sidewalk to get to the junior high. Do not walk on the cement island.

CHROMEBOOKS
Students please remember to limit what you take to each class. Chromebooks can not be stacked on several books. Carrying several books increases the chance for your chromebook to slip and break.

HEALTH ROOM VISITS
You must report to your next hour teacher before coming to the health room unless it is an emergency. That way your teacher knows where you are.

CLUBS
Tuesdays: Knit & Crochet Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Adkins Room 29
Charity Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Currie Room 220
Writing Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Lorenz Room 38
Coding Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Kay Room 202

Wednesday: Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134 (10 weeks of young artist club starting January 25, 2017)

Thursday: French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49

Friday:
Be sure to have a ride home.
Clubs meet weekly/bi-weekly unless you hear otherwise from the instructor

.CALENDAR
MAY 2017
25 Student Council M-STEP AFTER PARTY, 6:00 to 8:00 BJHS Students Only
26 Awards Day
29 No School, Memorial Day
31 Americas’ Cultures Fieldtrip

JUNE 2017
2 8th Grade Recognition, 8:30 am in Gym
No SHS students allowed.
12 Staff Meeting, Media Center 2:35
13 ½ Day of School
14 ½ Day of School, Last Day
27 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office
28 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

TUESDAY MAY 23, 2017

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Mr. Glover chose Sarah A. as our student of the week. He chose Sarah because she has an outstanding attitude every day in band. She is always prepared for rehearsal and is developing into an excellent flute player.

SPRING VARIETY SHOW
Come out to see the Spring Variety Show at the BJHS cafeteria Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7 PM. FREE ADMISSION!

VOLLEYBALL MEETING
Girls thinking about trying out for freshman, JV or Varsity volleyball, there will be a meeting for athletes and their parents Thursday, June 1, 2017.  The meeting will take place in the old gym at the High School at 7:30 PM.

SPANISH 1 STUDENTS
It is time to take your pinatas home! Pinatas must be out of the media center by the end of the day on Friday, May 26, 2017. 

OUTSTANDING BRONCO
Are you an 8th grade girl or boy who has great character?  Do you feel you have what it takes to represent our class in a positive manner?  Have you seen the bulletin board outside of the office? If you feel you may have the traits to be considered for the elite award of Outstanding Bronco, please go to your email and find the google form and fill it out byThursday, May 25.  The Outstanding Bronco will be announced at the  8th grade recognition.  

STUDENT COUNCIL M-STEP AFTER PARTY
The BIGGEST event to end the school year is this Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6-8 PM. Student Council is throwing a M-STEP After Party  There will be an inflatable obstacle course, volleyball, music and a amazing slush machine.  The best thing is a dunk tank with many of your favorite teachers volunteering to take the plunge.  Don't miss out get your wrist band for only $5 during lunches this week.

FOOD SERVICE
Meal charges will NOT be accepted after Friday May 19th.  Account balances need to be paid ASAP.

TENNIS CLUB MEMBERS
Tennis Club members, if you want a club t-shirt, please put your shirt size on the sign up form outside of Mrs. Vogel's door, room # 206, before 9:30 this morning.  You do not have to have your money yet, but the order will be called in on Tuesday.  Tennis Club begins on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, so don't forget your racket, a snack and water bottle.  You will meet in room # 206 and walk down to the courts as a group.  
It is not too late to sign up and more boys are needed.  No experience is needed.  See Mrs. Vogel in room # 206 if you are an 8th grade boy and would like to try out for the JV Team next year. Students need to join the Remind group to receive communications from this point forward.  Contact Mrs. Vogel via e-mail to get the code.

WRITING CLUB
Have you ever written about conspiracy theories?  What about Valentine's Day mysteries?  Have you ever typed out a heart-melting, tragedy-stricken play?  Do you just want some feedback on a writing of yours?  Do you just want to write period?  If any of these apply to you, come on down to writing Club on Tuesdays after school from 2:40 to 3:40 p.m. in Ms.Deporre's room # 49.  All you need is your chromebook, your imagination, and a ride home.    

DRIVERS' EDUCATION
Forms are available in the main office for summer drivers' education offered at Bedford High School.  If you will be 15 by October 26, you are eligible for the June 26th class.  If you will be 15 by November 24, you are eligible for the July 24th class.  You can also sign up online at the Community Ed page.

MANUFACTURING DAY
Any student in 7th grade that is interested in applying to attend Manufacturing Day in October needs to fill out an application.  Manufacturing Day provides students with the opportunity to tour local industries with other students, explore career opportunities in manufacturing, and see a part of modern manufacturing.  There are great jobs in Bedford in the field of manufacturing. Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Hemry.  They are due to Mrs. Hemry on Friday, May 26. 

DRESS CODE
With the warmer temperatures, please keep in mind we adhere to a dress code at the junior high school. Here is a portion of the dress code:

Shorts and skirts need to be past the palm of your hand and touch a portion of your fingers
Muscle shirts cannot have jagged cuts and must have an appropriate tank under the arms
All tops must have straps that are 2 fingertip widths or wider and must cover all parts of undergarments.
All tops must cover the waistband of your pants.

You will be asked to call home immediately if you are violating the dress code.

DROP OFF ITEMS
Students, if your parents drop off items for you during the day, they will be held at the front door with our door monitor. Students will only be called down during class change so as not to interrupt class time. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name. At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

YOUNG WRITER'S DAY
The Junior High will be holding a Young Writer's Day later this school year.  This event celebrates creative writing and allows students to share and develop an original work of fiction in a safe and structured environment. This is open to all grade levels. If you are interested, pick up a form from Mrs. Matlow in room 35 or Mr. Lorenz in room 38.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Box Top collections !! This year we will be collecting box tops and having a friendly competition between home rooms. This is an easy way to fund raise for the extra things our classrooms my need throughout the year. Just ask your students and parents to clip and save. Deposit them in the collection boxes with your homeroom name on them (or place in Mrs. Nimigean's mailbox in the high school or Mr. Muck's mailbox in the junior high).We will collect for 3 months for each giveaway.Winners will be awarded the first of December, March and June (top collector in each building). Make sure you get them turned in for a homeroom treat!

HANDBOOK REMINDER 
Students who are leaving school early for an appointment should remember to come to the office first thing in the morning before school starts to receive an exit pass. They should not give their notes to their teachers. Do not wait until lunch to receive your exit pass.

SAFETY REMINDER
When getting off of the bus in the morning, be sure to stay on the sidewalk to get to the junior high. Do not walk on the cement island.

CHROMEBOOKS
Students please remember to limit what you take to each class. Chromebooks can not be stacked on several books. Carrying several books increases the chance for your chromebook to slip and break.

HEALTH ROOM VISITS
You must report to your next hour teacher before coming to the health room unless it is an emergency. That way your teacher knows where you are.

CLUBS
Tuesdays: Knit & Crochet Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Adkins Room 29
Charity Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Currie Room 220
Writing Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Lorenz Room 38
Coding Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Kay Room 202

Wednesday: Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134 (10 weeks of young artist club starting January 25, 2017)

Thursday: French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49

Friday:
Be sure to have a ride home.
Clubs meet weekly/bi-weekly unless you hear otherwise from the instructor

.CALENDAR
MAY 2017
25 Student Council M-STEP AFTER PARTY, 6:00 to 8:00 BJHS Students Only
26 Awards Day
29 No School, Memorial Day
31 Americas’ Cultures Fieldtrip

JUNE 2017
2 8th Grade Recognition, 8:30 am in Gym
No SHS students allowed.
12 Staff Meeting, Media Center 2:35
13 ½ Day of School
14 ½ Day of School, Last Day
27 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office
28 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

MONDAY MAY 22, 2016

OUTSTANDING BRONCO
Are you an 8th grade girl or boy who has great character?  Do you feel you have what it takes to represent our class in a positive manner?  Have you seen the bulletin board outside of the office? If you feel you may have the traits to be considered for the elite award of Outstanding Bronco, please go to your email and find the google form and fill it out byThursday, May 25.  The Outstanding Bronco will be announced at the  8th grade recognition.  


STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Mrs Jakubowski nominated Sarah P. for student of the week.  Sarah has been a positive presence in Spanish 1 this year. She has scored 100% on some chapter tests, and even managed a perfect score on the quarter 3 exam, which does not happen often.  Sarah is a role model student athlete.  She is kind to her peers and is deserving of recognition.  Way to go, Sarah P!

STUDENT COUNCIL M-STEP AFTER PARTY
The BIGGEST event to end the school year is this Thursday,Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6-8 PM. Student Council is throwing a M-STEP After Party  There will be an inflatable obstacle course, volleyball, music and a amazing slush machine.  The best thing is a dunk tank with many of your favorite teachers volunteering to take the plunge.  Don't miss out get your wrist band for only $5 during lunches this week.

FOOD SERVICE
Meal charges will NOT be accepted after Friday May 19th.  Account balances need to be paid ASAP.

TENNIS CLUB MEMBERS
Tennis Club members, if you want a club t-shirt, please put your shirt size on the sign up form outside of Mrs. Vogel's door, room # 206, before 9:30 tomorrow morning.  You do not have to have your money yet, but the order will be called in on Tuesday.  Tennis Club begins on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, so don't forget your racket, a snack and water bottle.  You will meet in room # 206 and walk down to the courts as a group.  

It is not too late to sign up and more boys are needed.  No experience is needed.  See Mrs. Vogel in room # 206 if you are an 8th grade boy and would like to try out for the JV Team next year. 

NEW CLUB - CONSPIRACIES AND URBAN LEGENDS
Come join the new club, Conspiracies and Urban Legends led by Mr. Buehler.  Rumor has it, it will meet on Mondays at 2:40 po.m. in room # 1.

WRITING CLUB
Have you ever written about conspiracy theories?  What about Valentine's Day mysteries?  Have you ever typed out a heart-melting, tragedy-stricken play?  Do you just want some feedback on a writing of yours?  Do you just want to write period?  If any of these apply to you, come on down to writing Club on Tuesdays after school from 2:40 to 3:40 p.m. in Ms.Deporre's room # 49.  All you need is your chromebook, your imagination, and a ride home.    

DRIVERS' EDUCATION
Forms are available in the main office for summer drivers' education offered at Bedford High School.  If you will be 15 by October 26, you are eligible for the June 26th class.  If you will be 15 by November 24, you are eligible for the July 24th class.  

MANUFACTURING DAY
Any student in 7th grade that is interested in applying to attend Manufacturing Day in October needs to fill out an application.  Manufacturing Day provides students with the opportunity to tour local industries with other students, explore career opportunities in manufacturing, and see a part of modern manufacturing.  There are great jobs in Bedford in the field of manufacturing. Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Hemry.  They are due to Mrs. Hemry on Friday, May 26. 

DRESS CODE
With the warmer temperatures, please keep in mind we adhere to a dress code at the junior high school. Here is a portion of the dress code:

Shorts and skirts need to be past the palm of your hand and touch a portion of your fingers
Muscle shirts cannot have jagged cuts and must have an appropriate tank under the arms
All tops must have straps that are 2 fingertip widths or wider and must cover all parts of undergarments.
All tops must cover the waistband of your pants.

You will be asked to call home immediately if you are violating the dress code.

DROP OFF ITEMS
Students, if your parents drop off items for you during the day, they will be held at the front door with our door monitor. Students will only be called down during class change so as not to interrupt class time. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name. At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

YOUNG WRITER'S DAY
The Junior High will be holding a Young Writer's Day later this school year.  This event celebrates creative writing and allows students to share and develop an original work of fiction in a safe and structured environment. This is open to all grade levels. If you are interested, pick up a form from Mrs. Matlow in room 35 or Mr. Lorenz in room 38.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Box Top collections !! This year we will be collecting box tops and having a friendly competition between home rooms. This is an easy way to fund raise for the extra things our classrooms my need throughout the year. Just ask your students and parents to clip and save. Deposit them in the collection boxes with your homeroom name on them (or place in Mrs. Nimigean's mailbox in the high school or Mr. Muck's mailbox in the junior high).We will collect for 3 months for each giveaway.Winners will be awarded the first of December, March and June (top collector in each building). Make sure you get them turned in for a homeroom treat!

HANDBOOK REMINDER 
Students who are leaving school early for an appointment should remember to come to the office first thing in the morning before school starts to receive an exit pass. They should not give their notes to their teachers. Do not wait until lunch to receive your exit pass.

SAFETY REMINDER
When getting off of the bus in the morning, be sure to stay on the sidewalk to get to the junior high. Do not walk on the cement island.

CHROMEBOOKS
Students please remember to limit what you take to each class. Chromebooks can not be stacked on several books. Carrying several books increases the chance for your chromebook to slip and break.

HEALTH ROOM VISITS
You must report to your next hour teacher before coming to the health room unless it is an emergency. That way your teacher knows where you are.

CLUBS
Tuesdays: Knit & Crochet Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Adkins Room 29
Charity Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Currie Room 220
Writing Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Lorenz Room 38
Coding Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Kay Room 202

Wednesday: Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134 (10 weeks of young artist club starting January 25, 2017)

Thursday: French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49

Friday:
Be sure to have a ride home.
Clubs meet weekly/bi-weekly unless you hear otherwise from the instructor

.CALENDAR
MAY 2017
22 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center
25 Student Council End of Year Dance, 6:00 to 8:00 BJHS Students Only
26 Awards Day
29 No School, Memorial Day
31 Americas’ Cultures Fieldtrip

JUNE 2017
2 8th Grade Recognition, 8:30 am in Gym
No SHS students allowed.
12 Staff Meeting, Media Center 2:35
13 ½ Day of School
14 ½ Day of School, Last Day
27 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office
28 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office

Friday, May 19, 2017

FRIDAY MAY 19, 2016

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Mrs Jakubowski nominated Sarah P. for student of the week.  Sarah has been a positive presence in Spanish 1 this year. She has scored 100% on some chapter tests, and even managed a perfect score on the quarter 3 exam, which does not happen often.  Sarah is a role model student athlete.  She is kind to her peers and is deserving of recognition.  Way to go, Sarah P!

STUDENT COUNCIL M-STEP AFTER PARTY
Student Council is throwing a M-STEP After Party Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6-8 PM. There will be an inflatable obstacle course, volleyball, music and a amazing slush machine.  The best thing is a dunk tank with many of your favorite teachers volunteering to take the plunge.  Don't miss out get your wrist band for only $5 during lunches next week.

LACROSSE
The Jr. High Lacrosse team got it’s 4th win of the season tonight against an exciting Belleville team.  Both teams got off to a slow start but it finally broke free with a goal from defenseman Connor U.  Followed by goals from Chase B, Jack M, Jonathan T, Jaden T and 3 goals by Dillon D.  Also in on the offense were Jack M and Gavin D with assists.  The defense was very strong with Bryce B preventing a goal and shored up by Jeffrey P, Joel R, Alex Z, Eryk M and Connor U with Kyle C owning the goal stopping 16 of 18 shots.
The next games are next Thursday against Chelsea at home.

TENNIS CLUB
7th and 8th Grade Tennis Club begins Friday, May 19th at 2:30 - 3:30 in Mrs. Vogel's room. A sign up sheet is posted outside of her classroom on the 2nd floor, number 206.

Tennis Club participants will be taught the basic strokes, rules of the game and play matches . This  club is designed to introduce boys and girls to the game so they can play recreationally or continue on by pursuing lessons and trying out for the high school jv and varsity tennis teams. All levels are welcome.

FOOD SERVICE
Meal charges will NOT be accepted after Friday May 19th.  Account balances need to be paid ASAP.

MANUFACTURING DAY
Any student in 7th grade that is interested in applying to attend Manufacturing Day in October needs to fill out an application.  Manufacturing Day provides students with the opportunity to tour local industries with other students, explore career opportunities in manufacturing, and see a part of modern manufacturing.  There are great jobs in Bedford in the field of manufacturing. Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Hemry.  They are due to Mrs. Hemry on Friday, May 26. 

BEDFORD ALUMNI FUNDRAISER
You are invited to attend the Indian Creek Zoo Open House Fundraiser to benefit all Bedford Varsity Programs and Stadium Improvements. Everyone is invited! Family friendly for all ages! The event will be held May 20, 2017 from 5-8 PM. The cost is $10 per person, children 2 and under are Free. Indian Creek Zoo is located at 2744 Consear Road. For more information go to BedfordAlumni.com.

DRESS CODE
With the warmer temperatures, please keep in mind we adhere to a dress code at the junior high school. Here is a portion of the dress code:

Shorts and skirts need to be past the palm of your hand and touch a portion of your fingers
Muscle shirts cannot have jagged cuts and must have an appropriate tank under the arms
All tops must have straps that are 2 fingertip widths or wider and must cover all parts of undergarments.
All tops must cover the waistband of your pants.

You will be asked to call home immediately if you are violating the dress code.

DROP OFF ITEMS
Students, if your parents drop off items for you during the day, they will be held at the front door with our door monitor. Students will only be called down during class change so as not to interrupt class time. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name. At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

YOUNG WRITER'S DAY
The Junior High will be holding a Young Writer's Day later this school year.  This event celebrates creative writing and allows students to share and develop an original work of fiction in a safe and structured environment. This is open to all grade levels. If you are interested, pick up a form from Mrs. Matlow in room 35 or Mr. Lorenz in room 38.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Box Top collections !! This year we will be collecting box tops and having a friendly competition between home rooms. This is an easy way to fund raise for the extra things our classrooms my need throughout the year. Just ask your students and parents to clip and save. Deposit them in the collection boxes with your homeroom name on them (or place in Mrs. Nimigean's mailbox in the high school or Mr. Muck's mailbox in the junior high).We will collect for 3 months for each giveaway.Winners will be awarded the first of December, March and June (top collector in each building). Make sure you get them turned in for a homeroom treat!

HANDBOOK REMINDER 
Students who are leaving school early for an appointment should remember to come to the office first thing in the morning before school starts to receive an exit pass. They should not give their notes to their teachers. Do not wait until lunch to receive your exit pass.

SAFETY REMINDER
When getting off of the bus in the morning, be sure to stay on the sidewalk to get to the junior high. Do not walk on the cement island.

CHROMEBOOKS
Students please remember to limit what you take to each class. Chromebooks can not be stacked on several books. Carrying several books increases the chance for your chromebook to slip and break.

HEALTH ROOM VISITS
You must report to your next hour teacher before coming to the health room unless it is an emergency. That way your teacher knows where you are.

CLUBS
Tuesdays: Knit & Crochet Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Adkins Room 29
Charity Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Currie Room 220
Writing Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Lorenz Room 38
Coding Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Kay Room 202

Wednesday: Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134 (10 weeks of young artist club starting January 25, 2017)

Thursday: French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49

Friday:
Be sure to have a ride home.
Clubs meet weekly/bi-weekly unless you hear otherwise from the instructor

.CALENDAR
MAY 2017
16/17 MSTEP 7th grade
18 Spring Choral Concert (JHS/HS)-7pm-BHS Auditorium
22 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center
25 Student Council End of Year Dance, 6:00 to 8:00 BJHS Students Only
26 Awards Day
29 No School, Memorial Day
31 Americas’ Cultures Fieldtrip

JUNE 2017
2 8th Grade Recognition, 8:30 am in Gym
No SHS students allowed.
12 Staff Meeting, Media Center 2:35
13 ½ Day of School
14 ½ Day of School, Last Day
27 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office
28 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office

Thursday, May 18, 2017

THURSDAY MAY 18, 2017

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Mrs Jakubowski nominated Sarah P. for student of the week.  Sarah has been a positive presence in Spanish 1 this year. She has scored 100% on some chapter tests, and even managed a perfect score on the quarter 3 exam, which does not happen often.  Sarah is a role model student athlete.  She is kind to her peers and is deserving of recognition.  Way to go, Sarah P!

GIRLS TRACK
The girls track team competed at the Hornet Relays Invitational in Saline last night.  All but one of our relay teams received medals for their performance.  Great job ladies!  Your coaches are proud of what you've accomplished this season.

TENNIS CLUB
7th and 8th Grade Tennis Club begins Friday, May 19th at 2:30 - 3:30 in Mrs. Vogel's room. A sign up sheet is posted outside of her classroom on the 2nd floor, number 206.

Tennis Club participants will be taught the basic strokes, rules of the game and play matches . This  club is designed to introduce boys and girls to the game so they can play recreationally or continue on by pursuing lessons and trying out for the high school jv and varsity tennis teams. All levels are welcome.

7TH GRADERS 
If you signed up to take the America's Cultures placement essay, please be ready first hour Thursday, May 18th to take the test in the media center with Mr. Masters and Mrs. Smith. You will need to bring with you a couple of writing utensils.

FOOD SERVICE
Meal charges will NOT be accepted after Friday May 19th.  Account balances need to be paid ASAP.

MANUFACTURING DAY
Any student in 7th grade that is interested in applying to attend Manufacturing Day in October needs to fill out an application.  Manufacturing Day provides students with the opportunity to tour local industries with other students, explore career opportunities in manufacturing, and see a part of modern manufacturing.  There are great jobs in Bedford in the field of manufacturing. Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Hemry.  They are due to Mrs. Hemry on Friday, May 26. 

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Attention:  All 8th Grade Boys interested in running cross country next fall at the high school.  There will be an informational meeting in room G4 at the high school on Thursday May 18, 2017 at 6pm with Coach Earl.  Information about the season, summer training, and cross country camp will be discussed.  Those who are unable to attend Thursday evening can see Coach Davis at the junior high in room 217 for information missed...as paperwork for camp and deposits to save your spot are due by Thursday June 1, 2017.

BEDFORD ALUMNI FUNDRAISER
You are invited to attend the Indian Creek Zoo Open House Fundraiser to benefit all Bedford Varsity Programs and Stadium Improvements. Everyone is invited! Family friendly for all ages! The event will be held May 20, 2017 from 5-8 PM. The cost is $10 per person, children 2 and under are Free. Indian Creek Zoo is located at 2744 Consear Road. For more information go to BedfordAlumni.com.

DRESS CODE
With the warmer temperatures, please keep in mind we adhere to a dress code at the junior high school. Here is a portion of the dress code:

Shorts and skirts need to be past the palm of your hand and touch a portion of your fingers
Muscle shirts cannot have jagged cuts and must have an appropriate tank under the arms
All tops must have straps that are 2 fingertip widths or wider and must cover all parts of undergarments.
All tops must cover the waistband of your pants.

You will be asked to call home immediately if you are violating the dress code.

DROP OFF ITEMS
Students, if your parents drop off items for you during the day, they will be held at the front door with our door monitor. Students will only be called down during class change so as not to interrupt class time. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name. At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

YOUNG WRITER'S DAY
The Junior High will be holding a Young Writer's Day later this school year.  This event celebrates creative writing and allows students to share and develop an original work of fiction in a safe and structured environment. This is open to all grade levels. If you are interested, pick up a form from Mrs. Matlow in room 35 or Mr. Lorenz in room 38.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Box Top collections !! This year we will be collecting box tops and having a friendly competition between home rooms. This is an easy way to fund raise for the extra things our classrooms my need throughout the year. Just ask your students and parents to clip and save. Deposit them in the collection boxes with your homeroom name on them (or place in Mrs. Nimigean's mailbox in the high school or Mr. Muck's mailbox in the junior high).We will collect for 3 months for each giveaway.Winners will be awarded the first of December, March and June (top collector in each building). Make sure you get them turned in for a homeroom treat!

HANDBOOK REMINDER 
Students who are leaving school early for an appointment should remember to come to the office first thing in the morning before school starts to receive an exit pass. They should not give their notes to their teachers. Do not wait until lunch to receive your exit pass.

SAFETY REMINDER
When getting off of the bus in the morning, be sure to stay on the sidewalk to get to the junior high. Do not walk on the cement island.

CHROMEBOOKS
Students please remember to limit what you take to each class. Chromebooks can not be stacked on several books. Carrying several books increases the chance for your chromebook to slip and break.

HEALTH ROOM VISITS
You must report to your next hour teacher before coming to the health room unless it is an emergency. That way your teacher knows where you are.

CLUBS
Tuesdays: Knit & Crochet Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Adkins Room 29
Charity Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Currie Room 220
Writing Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Lorenz Room 38
Coding Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Kay Room 202

Wednesday: Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134 (10 weeks of young artist club starting January 25, 2017)

Thursday: French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49

Friday:
Be sure to have a ride home.
Clubs meet weekly/bi-weekly unless you hear otherwise from the instructor

.CALENDAR
MAY 2017
16/17 MSTEP 7th grade
18 Spring Choral Concert (JHS/HS)-7pm-BHS Auditorium
22 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center
25 Student Council End of Year Dance, 6:00 to 8:00 BJHS Students Only
26 Awards Day
29 No School, Memorial Day
31 Americas’ Cultures Fieldtrip

JUNE 2017
2 8th Grade Recognition, 8:30 am in Gym
No SHS students allowed.
12 Staff Meeting, Media Center 2:35
13 ½ Day of School
14 ½ Day of School, Last Day
27 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office
28 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WEDNESDAY MAY 17, 2017

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Mrs Jakubowski nominated Sarah P. for student of the week.  Sarah has been a positive presence in Spanish 1 this year. She has scored 100% on some chapter tests, and even managed a perfect score on the quarter 3 exam, which does not happen often.  Sarah is a role model student athlete.  She is kind to her peers and is deserving of recognition.  Way to go, Sarah P!

TENNIS CLUB
7th and 8th Grade Tennis Club begins Friday, May 19th at 2:30 - 3:30 in Mrs. Vogel's room. A sign up sheet is posted outside of her classroom on the 2nd floor, number 206.

Tennis Club participants will be taught the basic strokes, rules of the game and play matches . This  club is designed to introduce boys and girls to the game so they can play recreationally or continue on by pursuing lessons and trying out for the high school jv and varsity tennis teams. All levels are welcome.

LACROSSE
Bedford Jr. High Lacrosse traveled to Trenton yesterday and played a great game. There was a good amount of scoring done by a large variety of players. We also played a great game of defense with Kyle Costlow only allowing 2 goals in the 14 to 2 win. Offensively we looked very strong with 10 different players having goals and 4 more with assists. Here is the breakdown: Goals scored by Tony B, Jack M, Austin S, Jerik H, Josh G, Bryce B, Austin B, And Connor U. Caden F had 2 goals and Dillon D had 3. Assisting on the goals were Jaden T, Bryce B, Josh P, and Austin S. There were several other players that had great shots on goal that went just wide.
Next game is at Belleville on Thursday May 18th. Wish us luck….

7TH GRADERS
If you signed up to take the America's Cultures placement essay, please be ready first hour Thursday, May 18th to take the test in the media center with Mr. Masters and Mrs. Smith. You will need to bring with you a couple of writing utensils.

FOOD SERVICE
Meal charges will NOT be accepted after Friday May 19th.  Account balances need to be paid ASAP.

MANUFACTURING DAY
Any student in 7th grade that is interested in applying to attend Manufacturing Day in October needs to fill out an application.  Manufacturing Day provides students with the opportunity to tour local industries with other students, explore career opportunities in manufacturing, and see a part of modern manufacturing.  There are great jobs in Bedford in the field of manufacturing. Applications can be picked up from Mrs. Hemry.  They are due to Mrs. Hemry on Friday, May 26. 

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Attention:  All 8th Grade Boys interested in running cross country next fall at the high school.  There will be an informational meeting in room G4 at the high school on Thursday May 18, 2017 at 6pm with Coach Earl.  Information about the season, summer training, and cross country camp will be discussed.  Those who are unable to attend Thursday evening can see Coach Davis at the junior high in room 217 for information missed...as paperwork for camp and deposits to save your spot are due by Thursday June 1, 2017.

M-STEP TESTING

7th grade testing is May 17

Please make sure your chromebook is charged every day.  Please make sure you have a pair of earbuds for the listening portion of the test.

No electronic devices are allowed in the testing area.  This includes cell phones, Apple watches and/or any other device.  Any disruption can void the test of everyone in the room, so please make sure devices are powered off and in your locker.

BEDFORD ALUMNI FUNDRAISER
You are invited to attend the Indian Creek Zoo Open House Fundraiser to benefit all Bedford Varsity Programs and Stadium Improvements. Everyone is invited! Family friendly for all ages! The event will be held May 20, 2017 from 5-8 PM. The cost is $10 per person, children 2 and under are Free. Indian Creek Zoo is located at 2744 Consear Road. For more information go to BedfordAlumni.com.

DRESS CODE
With the warmer temperatures, please keep in mind we adhere to a dress code at the junior high school. Here is a portion of the dress code:

Shorts and skirts need to be past the palm of your hand and touch a portion of your fingers
Muscle shirts cannot have jagged cuts and must have an appropriate tank under the arms
All tops must have straps that are 2 fingertip widths or wider and must cover all parts of undergarments.
All tops must cover the waistband of your pants.

You will be asked to call home immediately if you are violating the dress code.

DROP OFF ITEMS
Students, if your parents drop off items for you during the day, they will be held at the front door with our door monitor. Students will only be called down during class change so as not to interrupt class time. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name. At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

YOUNG WRITER'S DAY
The Junior High will be holding a Young Writer's Day later this school year.  This event celebrates creative writing and allows students to share and develop an original work of fiction in a safe and structured environment. This is open to all grade levels. If you are interested, pick up a form from Mrs. Matlow in room 35 or Mr. Lorenz in room 38.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION
Box Top collections !! This year we will be collecting box tops and having a friendly competition between home rooms. This is an easy way to fund raise for the extra things our classrooms my need throughout the year. Just ask your students and parents to clip and save. Deposit them in the collection boxes with your homeroom name on them (or place in Mrs. Nimigean's mailbox in the high school or Mr. Muck's mailbox in the junior high).We will collect for 3 months for each giveaway.Winners will be awarded the first of December, March and June (top collector in each building). Make sure you get them turned in for a homeroom treat!

HANDBOOK REMINDER 
Students who are leaving school early for an appointment should remember to come to the office first thing in the morning before school starts to receive an exit pass. They should not give their notes to their teachers. Do not wait until lunch to receive your exit pass.

SAFETY REMINDER
When getting off of the bus in the morning, be sure to stay on the sidewalk to get to the junior high. Do not walk on the cement island.

CHROMEBOOKS
Students please remember to limit what you take to each class. Chromebooks can not be stacked on several books. Carrying several books increases the chance for your chromebook to slip and break.

HEALTH ROOM VISITS
You must report to your next hour teacher before coming to the health room unless it is an emergency. That way your teacher knows where you are.

CLUBS
Tuesdays: Knit & Crochet Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Adkins Room 29
Charity Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Currie Room 220
Writing Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Lorenz Room 38
Coding Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Kay Room 202

Wednesday: Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134 (10 weeks of young artist club starting January 25, 2017)

Thursday: French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49

Friday:
Be sure to have a ride home.
Clubs meet weekly/bi-weekly unless you hear otherwise from the instructor

.CALENDAR
MAY 2017
16/17 MSTEP 7th grade
18 Spring Choral Concert (JHS/HS)-7pm-BHS Auditorium
22 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center
25 Student Council End of Year Dance, 6:00 to 8:00 BJHS Students Only
26 Awards Day
29 No School, Memorial Day
31 Americas’ Cultures Fieldtrip

JUNE 2017
2 8th Grade Recognition, 8:30 am in Gym
No SHS students allowed.
12 Staff Meeting, Media Center 2:35
13 ½ Day of School
14 ½ Day of School, Last Day
27 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office
28 Exam Make-Ups, 8:00 am Main Office