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Friday, April 7, 2017

  4/10-4/14    NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
3rd Quarter Report Cards Sent Home this Week
Your student should have brought home a paper copy of his/her 3rd quarter report card.  Please check Synergy Gradebook or MyConnect for more details about points on assignments, etc. and email teachers with any questions.  We have 8 more weeks of school to accomplish end of the year goals.
Bobcat Behavior Assemblies
Students will attend Bobcat Behavior Assemblies the week after break.  We will address the following key behavioral expectations during the assembly:
  • Positive Language
  • No Horseplay
  • Dress Code Reminders
  • Tattling v. Reposting 
Smarter Balanced Assessments
Students across California in grades 3–8 and high school take these assessments each spring to gauge each student’s performance in English language arts/literacy (ELA), mathematics, and science. These tests measure the skills called for by the California academic standards, which focus on a student’s ability to write clearly, think critically, and solve problems. Our testing window will be 4/16-5/9. Student will take the ELA portion in their Language Arts classes and math in their math classes.
See attached letter for more information.
Bobcat Parent University – April 19th
Please join us for Bobcat Parent University, April 19th at 6 pm in the BHMS MPR.  It will be a great opportunity to hear from staff and past and present, BHMS students.  We will be sharing different strategies to support our students with time management, organization, studying and a review of parent technology tools. 
Immunizations for 7th Grade
Plan ahead for 7th grade -- The state of California has required a Tdap booster to immunize against Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough.  Any student entering the 7th grade at Bernardo Heights Middle School for the 2017-2018 school year will be required to show proof of the vaccine.   Watch for informative emails coming your way or email Debbie Sabatini, Health Technician, at
8th Grade End-of-Year Events
Attached is information, permission slips and special pricing for the 8th grade end-of-year events, including the Luau and the Knott’s Berry Farm trip.  Purchase all events together by April 28th for special package pricing.  *Ineligible students should not complete and turn in forms.  Parents of ineligible students received an email notifying them of ineligible status.
Parent Help Needed – Thanks in Advance for Supporting School Climate!

FOOD- NO OUTSIDE FOOD TO SHARE!     Pizza, donuts, and more are great for parties but may not be delivered to school.  Please limit your meal deliveries to lunches/snacks for only your student. Thanks for your help.

GIFTS    Please do not have flowers, balloons, or similar items delivered to school.  These will not be delivered to students.

DRESS CODE     As the weather gets warmer, the shorts and shirts get shorter.  Please re-familiarize your student with the dress code policy, found in your student’s planner. 

Bobcat Spirit Wear
Bobcat Spirit Wear is available online!

  5/19 6th Grade Olympics:  Fields
  5/24-5/25 Art & Music Festival:   MPR
  5/26 6th Grade Olympics Award Ceremony:  1:50pm   Gym
  5/29 Memorial Day:  NO SCHOOL
  6/2 8th Grade Awards Ceremony:  By Invitation Only
  6/2 8th Grade Luau:    5:00pm – 8:00pm   MPR
  6/2 7th Grade Wave Field Trip
  6/5 8th Grade Knott’s Berry Farm Field Trip
  6/7 6th Grade Pool Party Field Trip
  6/8 Last Day of School
8th Grade Promotion:   9:00   Grass Quad




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