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Photo: Pictures from the Harvest Festival

BMS 1st Annual Harvest Festival

It was a fun filled Spirit week with tons of participation. Students dressed the part for all 5 days and we had a great culmination with the first annual harvest festival where the PTA raised 300$ while taping the principal to the wall. It was well attended and we hope to continue the tradition next year.

Photo: Picture of drama students

Congrats to to the BMS Theatre!

Berkeley Theatre Department takes top honors at Virginia Theatre Middle School Competition.  Over 3000 theatre lovers from all over Virginia: Professional, College, High School, Middle School, Community, and Theatre for Youth attended the annual Virginia Theatre Conference in Norfolk. October 25-29,2017.  The Middle School Theatre Festival was held on Saturday, October 28, and our Berkeley competition team presented the one-act play The 11th. Berkeley received the Gold Award, Top Three Award, and 5 individual acting awards. Best Performance – Victoria Gallant, Damaris Arias, Mason Lane, and Connor Paulk.  All-Star Cast – Corey Aleksa

Photo: Theater students

Photo: Alex Stackhouse and Liz Sykes sharing information about careers in video production.

Special Visitors in our Career Classes

Students enjoyed learning about video production and filmmaking from William and Mary Alumni, Adam Stackhouse and Liz Sykes from AVAdvanture Productions. They shared information about owning a small business and different jobs and responsibilities available in the video production field. They also shared information on a local opportunity at William and Mary. The 6th Annual W&M Youth Filmmaking Institute will be held on November 4th and 5th. Scholarships available.

Photo: Raised $300 for PTA by selling duct tape strips.

Harvest Festival Fundraiser

The PTA raised 300$ while taping the principal to the wall. It was well attended and we hope to continue the tradition next year.

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.

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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French Class Visits Blue Talon Bistro

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