VHSL Physical Form Available for Download [PDF]

Fall Sports Information

  • Football – Head Coach, Dr. Mike Brown – There will be an informational football meeting Wednesday, August 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Berkeley Middle School auditorium. The first practice is August 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. on Cooley Field. If you have questions, contact Coach Brown at dr.michael.brown76@gmail.com
  • Volleyball – Head Coach, Jayme Phillips – Open Gym will be held Monday August 20-22, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tryouts are August 23 and 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Team Practice Begins August 28 at 4:00 p.m. Please contact Coach Phillips at Jayme.Phillips@wjccschools.org or via phone at 443-669-3247.
  • Cheer – Head Coach, Kristine Robinson – Tryouts will be August 23 and August 24 from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Blair Middle School gym. Parents can contact Coach Robinson at Kristine.Robinson@wjccschools.org if you have questions.
  • Field Hockey – Head Coach, Maggie Lombardo – Tryouts will begin on Monday, August 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the Blair Middle School Gym.

*Athletes MUST have a physical dated AFTER June 1, 2018 in order to participate. Athletes should bring a water bottle and wear appropriate athletic clothing and tennis shoes to practice. Football and Field Hockey players should always bring cleats AND a pair of tennis shoes.

7/16/2018 – Construction Update

Work Performed this Week:

  • Continued interior CMU pointing and patching 
  • Continued window framing and glazing in the research commons and main entrance 
  • Continued installing exterior composite metal panels along the radius wall 
  • Continued hanging and finishing gypsum board in administration and auditeria 
  • Painted the auditeria 
  • Dropped ceiling tile in Unit AB2 
  • Continued rubber floor tile in Unit AB3 and began in Unit AB2 
  • Continued polishing terrazzo flooring in the auditeria 
  • Continued hanging Marlite wood panels in Unit A 
  • Set operable glass partition walls in Units B3, B2, and B1 
  • Continued food service electrical connections 
  • Installed drinking fountains and restroom fixtures in Unit B3 
  • Continued installing ductwork at the stage 
  • Continued controls to the air handling units and programming the mechanical system 
  • Installed pulling data wiring in Units C and D 
  • Placed topsoil on the ball field 

Note: Areas D & C are the single-story section of the school. That includes the gym, cafeteria, kitchen, music, art, and fitness rooms. Areas A & B are the 3-story classroom sections.

Cheerleading Tryout Information

The countdown is on: Only 64 days before James Blair Middle School opens its doors to students and staff! In the meantime, there are a whole lot of preparations going on. For example, cheer tryouts will be held on 8/23 and 8/24 from 4-5:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to try out must have a physical dated AFTER June 1, 2018. Parents can contact cheer coach Kristine Robinson at Kristine.Robinson@wjccschools.org if they have questions.

Terrazzo flooring

6/25/2018 – Construction Update

Work Performed this Week:

  • Continued interior CMU pointing and patching 
  • Continued window framing and glazing in the research commons 
  • Continued installing exterior composite metal panels 
  • Continued hanging and finishing gypsum board in administration and auditeria 
  • Applied final coat of paint in Unit AB3 
  • Continued rubber floor tile in Unit AB3 
  • Continued placing and polishing terrazzo flooring 
  • Continued hanging Marlite wood panels in the auditeria and began in Unit A 
  • Continued electrical work in food services 
  • Continued installing ductwork and mechanical pipe in Units C and D 
  • Continued mechanical pipe and controls to the air handling units 
  • Installed equipment racks in the IT closets 
  • Continued fine grading the ball field 
  • Installed the Cooley Field scoreboard 

Note: Areas D & C are the single-story section of the school. That includes the gym, cafeteria, kitchen, music, art, and fitness rooms. Areas A & B are the 3-story classroom sections.