Monday, January 23, 2017

January 23, 2016

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
This week's student of the week is Seattle L. who is nominated by Mr. Stalker. Seattle is an excellent student who comes to class everyday ready to learn. She participates in class discussions, thinks deeply about the course content, and strives to understand the purpose of her studies. Seattle's grade in 7th grade history is impressive, but so is her willingness to contribute to the learning of her classmates. She is a pleasure to have in class. 


WASHINGTON D.C. TRIP FUNDRAISER



Applebee's Tickets











8TH GRADERS
The 2017 Monroe County Career and Technical Education (CTE) Exp will take place Thursday, February 2 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Monroe County ISD in the Professional Development Building.  High School CTE teachers from Monroe County will have displays and answer questions to various programs such as Food, Architecture, Construction, Audio/Visual Technology, Marketing, Engineering and many more! See flyer on the announcement wall in the Main Office and the BJHS Facebook page.

SPELLING BEE
7th grade today at 10:30 in the Media Center 
Congratulations to Kamren Smith our 7th grade spelling bee winner.  He won spelling the word foreigner correctly.
8th grade Thursday January 19th at 10:30 in the Media Center
Congratulations to Melissa Oz our 8th grade spelling bee winner.  She won spelling the word tragedy correctly.
6th grade Friday January 20th at 10:30 in the Media Center
Congratulations to Miranda Moore our 6th grade spelling bee winner.  She won spelling the word eulogy correctly.

YOUNG ARTIST CLUB
Young Artists Club will begin on January 25th and take place every Wednesday for 10 weeks in room 134 from 2:30-3:30 pm.

CHROMEBOOKS   IN THE LAST 3 DAYS 13 CHROMEBOOKS WERE TURNED IN WITH DAMAGED SCREENS
CHROMEBOOKS ARE BEING BROKE AT AN AVERAGE 10 PER DAY AND THE EXCUSES THAT ARE BEING GIVEN ARE MOSTLY DUE TO IRRESPONSIBILITY. WE ARE RUNNING VERY LOW ON LOANERS AND IT IS TAKING 4 WEEKS FOR A REPLACEMENT. SOON THERE WILL NOT BE ANY LOANERS TO GIVE OUT, WHICH MEANS THEY WILL NOT HAVE A CHROMEBOOK TO DO THEIR HOMEWORK WITH. PLEASE HELP US KEEP AN EYE ON HOW YOUR CHILD IS TAKING CARE OF THEIR CHROME BOOK.

MICROWAVES IN LUNCHROOM
Due to the misuse of the microwaves in the lunchroom both are inoperable.
We will no longer have microwaves for students to use.

YEARBOOKS
Yearbooks are on sale for $40 until February 1 after that they will be $45. You can purchase them on line at yearbookforever.com or by sending a cash, check or money order to Bedford Junior High School (memo Yearbook) to Mr. Masters room 130

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.

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. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name.  At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

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

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

Thursday:    French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49
                  Random Acts of Kindness Club 2:30-3:30 Ms. Roberts Room 205

Friday:        Juggling Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Allison Room 124

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

CALENDAR
January 2017
23 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center
26 Early Release, ½ Day of School
27 Early Release, ½ Day of School
27 End of Quarter 2

February 2017
2 High School Tours for 8th Graders, 1st & 2nd Periods
2 JHS Building Spelling Bee Final 10:30, Media Center
4 JHS S&E-Livonia
6 Early Release, ½ Day of School (Staff PD Day, PM)
7 8th Grade Focus on Curriculum Parent Night 6pm in BJHS Media Center

8 PTSA Meeting 6:00 in Downstairs Teacher’s Lounge

10 Valentine Party 6:30 to 9:00, BJHS Students only

13 Staff Department Meeting, 2:35 with departments

20 No School, President’s Day
21 NAEP Test, selected 8th graders
27 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center

Thursday, January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Congratulations to our Student of the Week Autumn W. Autumn was nominated by Mrs. Verdun.  Autumn comes to class everyday with a smile on her face, is always willing to help others, participates in class and is a positive person.  Autumn goes above and beyond and is a pleasure to have in class. 

WASHINGTON D.C. TRIP FUNDRAISER



Applebee's Tickets












JUGGLING CLUB
Juggling club is canceled for Friday but will resume next week.

TECH ED
Mr. Allsion will be having a catch up day for tech ed on Friday after school from 2:30-3:30. Make sure you have a ride home. For more information contact Mr. Allison.

8TH GRADERS
The 2017 Monroe County Career and Technical Education (CTE) Exp will take place Thursday, February 2 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Monroe County ISD in the Professional Development Building.  High School CTE teachers from Monroe County will have displays and answer questions to various programs such as Food, Architecture, Construction, Audio/Visual Technology, Marketing, Engineering and many more! See flyer on the announcement wall in the Main Office and the BJHS Facebook page.

SPELLING BEE
7th grade today at 10:30 in the Media Center 
Congratulations to Kamren Smith our 7th grade spelling bee winner.  He won spelling the word foreigner correctly.
8th grade Thursday January 19th at 10:30 in the Media Center
Congratulations to Melissa Oz our 8th grade spelling bee winner.
6th grade Friday January 20th at 10:30 in the Media Center

YOUNG ARTIST CLUB
Young Artists Club will begin on January 25th and take place every Wednesday for 10 weeks in room 134 from 2:30-3:30 pm.

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS CLUB
Has someone ever done something nice for you and it just made your day?  Do you ever think about how you could make someone smile?
Then join the "Random Acts of Kindness" club.  We will meet starting today after school from 2:30-3:30 in room 205 with Ms. Roberts.
Come be a part of something that will truly make a difference.

CHROMEBOOKS   IN THE LAST 3 DAYS 13 CHROMEBOOKS WERE TURNED IN WITH DAMAGED SCREENS
CHROMEBOOKS ARE BEING BROKE AT AN AVERAGE 10 PER DAY AND THE EXCUSES THAT ARE BEING GIVEN ARE MOSTLY DUE TO IRRESPONSIBILITY. WE ARE RUNNING VERY LOW ON LOANERS AND IT IS TAKING 4 WEEKS FOR A REPLACEMENT. SOON THERE WILL NOT BE ANY LOANERS TO GIVE OUT, WHICH MEANS THEY WILL NOT HAVE A CHROMEBOOK TO DO THEIR HOMEWORK WITH. PLEASE HELP US KEEP AN EYE ON HOW YOUR CHILD IS TAKING CARE OF THEIR CHROME BOOK.

MICROWAVES IN LUNCHROOM
Due to the misuse of the microwaves in the lunchroom both are inoperable.
We will no longer have microwaves for students to use.

YEARBOOKS
Yearbooks are on sale for $40 until February 1 after that they will be $45. You can purchase them on line at yearbookforever.com or by sending a cash, check or money order to Bedford Junior High School (memo Yearbook) to Mr. Masters room 130

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.

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. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name.  At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

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

Wednesday:  Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134
                    Nail Polish Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Vincent Room 3

Thursday:    French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49
                  Random Acts of Kindness Club 2:30-3:30 Ms. Roberts Room 205

Friday:        Juggling Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Allison Room 124

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

CALENDAR
January 2017
19 8th Grade Spelling Bee, 10:30, Media Center
20 6th Grade Spelling Bee, 10:30, Media Center
23 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center
26 Early Release, ½ Day of School
27 Early Release, ½ Day of School
27 End of Quarter 2


February 2017
2 High School Tours for 8th Graders, 1st & 2nd Periods
2 JHS Building Spelling Bee Final 10:30, Media Center

4 JHS S&E-Livonia
6 Early Release, ½ Day of School (Staff PD Day, PM)

7 8th Grade Focus on Curriculum Parent Night 6pm in BJHS Media Center

8 PTSA Meeting 6:00 in Downstairs Teacher’s Lounge

10 Valentine Party 6:30 to 9:00, BJHS Students only
13 Staff Department Meeting, 2:35 with departments
20 No School, President’s Day
21 NAEP Test, selected 8th graders
27 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Congratulations to our Student of the Week Autumn W. Autumn was nominated by Mrs. Verdun.  Autumn comes to class everyday with a smile on her face, is always willing to help others, participates in class and is a positive person.  Autumn goes above and beyond and is a pleasure to have in class. 

SPELLING BEE
7th grade today at 10:30 in the Media Center 
Congratulations to Kamren Smith our 7th grade spelling bee winner.  He won spelling the word foreigner correctly.
8th grade Thursday January 19th at 10:30 in the Media Center
6th grade Friday January 20th at 10:30 in the Media Center

YOUNG ARTIST CLUB
Young Artists Club will begin on January 25th and take place every Wednesday for 10 weeks in room 134 from 2:30-3:30 pm.

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS CLUB
Has someone ever done something nice for you and it just made your day?  Do you ever think about how you could make someone smile?
Then join the "Random Acts of Kindness" club.  We will meet starting January 19th on Thursday's after school from 2:30-3:30 in room 205 with Ms. Roberts.
Come be a part of something that will truly make a difference.

CHROMEBOOKS   IN THE LAST 3 DAYS 13 CHROMEBOOKS WERE TURNED IN WITH DAMAGED SCREENS
CHROMEBOOKS ARE BEING BROKE AT AN AVERAGE 10 PER DAY AND THE EXCUSES THAT ARE BEING GIVEN ARE MOSTLY DUE TO IRRESPONSIBILITY. WE ARE RUNNING VERY LOW ON LOANERS AND IT IS TAKING 4 WEEKS FOR A REPLACEMENT. SOON THERE WILL NOT BE ANY LOANERS TO GIVE OUT, WHICH MEANS THEY WILL NOT HAVE A CHROMEBOOK TO DO THEIR HOMEWORK WITH. PLEASE HELP US KEEP AN EYE ON HOW YOUR CHILD IS TAKING CARE OF THEIR CHROME BOOK.

MICROWAVES IN LUNCHROOM
Due to the misuse of the microwaves in the lunchroom both are inoperable.
We will no longer have microwaves for students to use.

YEARBOOKS
Yearbooks are on sale for $40 until February 1 after that they will be $45. You can purchase them on line at yearbookforever.com or by sending a cash, check or money order to Bedford Junior High School (memo Yearbook) to Mr. Masters room 130

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.

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. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name.  At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

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

Wednesday:  Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134
                    Nail Polish Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Vincent Room 3

Thursday:    French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49
                  Random Acts of Kindness Club 2:30-3:30 Ms. Roberts Room 205
Friday:        Juggling Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Allison Room 124

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

CALENDAR
January 2017
18 7th Grade Spelling Bee, 10:30, Media Center
19 8th Grade Spelling Bee, 10:30, Media Center
20 6th Grade Spelling Bee, 10:30, Media Center
23 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center
26 Early Release, ½ Day of School
27 Early Release, ½ Day of School
27 End of Quarter 2


February 2017

2 High School Tours for 8th Graders, 1st & 2nd Periods

2 JHS Building Spelling Bee Final 10:30, Media Center
4 JHS S&E-Livonia
6 Early Release, ½ Day of School (Staff PD Day, PM)
7 8th Grade Focus on Curriculum Parent Night 6pm in BJHS Media Center
8 PTSA Meeting 6:00 in Downstairs Teacher’s Lounge
10 Valentine Party 6:30 to 9:00, BJHS Students only
13 Staff Department Meeting, 2:35 with departments
20 No School, President’s Day
21 NAEP Test, selected 8th graders
27 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center

Friday, January 13, 2017

January 13, 2016

STUDENT OF THE WEEK
Congratulations to this weeks student of the week Josh S.  Josh was nominated by Mrs. Pridgeon.  Not only has Josh been an awesome student but he is always willing to give a hand and help others.

7th GRADE FOCUS ON CURRICULUM
Next Tuesday January 17th will be a “Focus on Curriculum for 7th Grade” at 7pm in the BJHS Media Center. All 6th grade parents are encouraged to attend.

Also 6th graders don't forget to turn your 7th grade slips in by Friday January 20th.

YOUNG ARTIST CLUB
Young Artists Club will begin on January 25th and take place every Wednesday for 10 weeks in room 134 from 2:30-3:30 pm.

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS CLUB
Has someone ever done something nice for you and it just made your day?  Do you ever think about how you could make someone smile?
Then join the "Random Acts of Kindness" club.  We will meet starting January 19th on Thursday's after school from 2:30-3:30 in room 205 with Ms. Roberts.
Come be a part of something that will truly make a difference.

CHROMEBOOKS   IN THE LAST 3 DAYS 13 CHROMEBOOKS WERE TURNED IN WITH DAMAGED SCREENS
CHROMEBOOKS ARE BEING BROKE AT AN AVERAGE 10 PER DAY AND THE EXCUSES THAT ARE BEING GIVEN ARE MOSTLY DUE TO IRRESPONSIBILITY. WE ARE RUNNING VERY LOW ON LOANERS AND IT IS TAKING 4 WEEKS FOR A REPLACEMENT. SOON THERE WILL NOT BE ANY LOANERS TO GIVE OUT, WHICH MEANS THEY WILL NOT HAVE A CHROMEBOOK TO DO THEIR HOMEWORK WITH. PLEASE HELP US KEEP AN EYE ON HOW YOUR CHILD IS TAKING CARE OF THEIR CHROME BOOK.

MICROWAVES IN LUNCHROOM
Due to the misuse of the microwaves in the lunchroom both are inoperable.
We will no longer have microwaves for students to use.

YEARBOOKS
Yearbooks are on sale for $40 until February 1 after that they will be $45. You can purchase them on line at yearbookforever.com or by sending a cash, check or money order to Bedford Junior High School (memo Yearbook) to Mr. Masters room 130

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.

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. Please listen to announcements during the class changes for your name.  At that time, you may pick up your items from the door monitor.

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

Wednesday:  Art Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Copley-Sansom Room 134
                    Nail Polish Club 2:30-3:30 Mrs. Vincent Room 3

Thursday:    French Club Every other Thursday/ 2:30-3:30 Ms. DePorre Room 49
                  Random Acts of Kindness Club 2:30-3:30 Ms. Roberts Room 205
Friday:        Juggling Club 2:30-3:30 Mr. Allison Room 124

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

CALENDAR
January 2017
16 No School, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
17 6th Grade Spelling Bee, 10:30, Media Center
17 7th Grade Focus on Curriculum Parent Night 7pm in BJHS Media Center
18 7th Grade Spelling Bee, 10:30, Media Center
19 8th Grade Spelling Bee, 10:30, Media Center
23 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center
26 Early Release, ½ Day of School
27 Early Release, ½ Day of School
27 End of Quarter 2


February 2017
2 High School Tours for 8th Graders, 1st & 2nd Periods
2 JHS Building Spelling Bee Final 10:30, Media Center
4 JHS S&E-Livonia
6 Early Release, ½ Day of School (Staff PD Day, PM)
7 8th Grade Focus on Curriculum Parent Night 6pm in BJHS Media Center
8 PTSA Meeting 6:00 in Downstairs Teacher’s Lounge
10 Valentine Party 6:30 to 9:00, BJHS Students only
13 Staff Department Meeting, 2:35 with departments
20 No School, President’s Day
21 NAEP Test, selected 8th graders
27 Staff SI Meeting, 2:35 in Media Center