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Announcement: Turn in your box tops.

Box Tops Collection

Collect Box Tops for Education – Support our School! Remember to clip and save “Box Tops for Education” labels—each is worth 10 cents for Berkeley! Box Tops can be found on hundreds of product packages, including Ziploc, Kleenex, Cheerios, Progresso Soup, and Mott’s Applesauce.

Send your collected Box Tops into your student’s homeroom teacher or drop them off in the collection bin in the Main Office. The first deadline to send in Box Tops is November 3rd. Thank you!

Announcement: Book Fair November 6-13 Diary of a Wimpy Kid will be on sale for $8.99

Book Fair 11/6 to 11/13

The Book Fair will be at BMS from Nov 6th through November 11th.

Visit the online book fair at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/berkeleymiddleschool1

 

Picture of students and author, Kwame Alexander, at the Williamsburg Regional Library

Field Trip to the Williamsburg Regional Library

Students visited the Williamsburg Regional Library on October 6, 2017, to see author, Kwame Alexander. Kwame Alexander won the 2015 Newbery Medal for his book The Crossover.

Picture of PTA Reflections logo - Theme is Within Reach

PTA Reflections Contest – Deadline Extended

Update –  Deadline extended to November 3, 2017

Do you enjoy art, music and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films and taking photos? Then join us and have fun unleashing your inner artist with PTA Reflections! This year’s theme, “Within Reach” calls for your own unique interpretation through the arts. Pick up submission guidelines and an entry form today from the literature rack in the BMS school lobby or print out forms online at http://www.vapta.org/arts-and-education/reflections and return your submissions to the Main Office by Friday, November 3, 2017. For inspiration, visit the Reflections National Art Gallery at https://www.pta.org/programs/Reflections.cfm?ItemNumber=4950&navItemNumber=4778

PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on the 2017-2018 theme: Within Reach Again, Submissions are due in the Main Office no later than Friday, November 3, 2017. Best of Luck to all who enter and we look forward to seeing your creativity! Please contact our Reflections Chair, Brooke Carr at BrookeCarr80@yahoo.com for more information.

Harvest Festival - October 26th at 6 pm - Event Details: Free family event, hot dogs, chips, drinks, pumpkin decorating, costume contest, lego fire walk, photo station

PTA Harvest Festival

First Annual Harvest Festival – Join us for this free family event! Let’s celebrate the start of a great school year with some Fall fun! We’ll have dinner, fun activities for middle schoolers and their younger siblings, a photo station, a costume contest (no masks or weapons), a Lego fire walk, small pumpkin decorating, and a duct tape fundraiser, we’ll be taping the principal up on the wall! If you’d like to volunteer please contact Vicki Hunt vhunt3@gmail.com

October is Bullying Prevention Month – View Events

WJCC Schools Recognize Bullying Prevention Month

October is Disability History Awareness Month – View Community Events

October is Disability History Awareness Month

Thursday, October 5, 2017
“How to Talk So Schools Will Listen (and Listen So Schools Will Talk)”
Presenter: Tina Norris, Family Engagement Specialist, Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Warhill High School, Room 1504

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017
“High School and Beyond: Transition Planning for Students and Their Families”
Presenter: Tonya Gokita, Transition Specialist, Williamsburg James City County Public Schools
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Thomas Nelson Community College – Historic Triangle Campus

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017
“Communicating and Collaborating with Your School”
Presenter: Tracy Lee, Family Engagement Specialist, Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Berkeley Middle School, Room 301

Football Schedule

Football Schedule

Tuesdays at 4:30
September 26 at Queens Lake
October 3 vs. Toano (Home Game)
October 10 at Yorktown
October 17 vs Grafton (Home Game)
October 24 vs Hornsby (Home Game)

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Turkey Trot Fundraiser Information Photo

I Believe in Berkeley Annual FUNdraiser!

The BMS PTA raises money to fund teacher projects and help out the school. We would love your help!

I Believe in Berkeley Promotional Sheet

BMS PTA Block Party 2017

IMG_3681IMG_3677The PTA sponsored Block Party was a blast!! Thank you students, parents, and teachers for your support!

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