Any 7th and 8th Grade students that left gym clothing in their PE lockers...see their PE teacher and go in and unlock your items to take home.

RoboDogs Mini-Camp: Any 6th-8th grade students interested in working with the Lego EV3 robot. Camp will be immediately after school on Tuesdays until 4:30. You MUST sign-up to participate. Space is limited. See Mr. Budde in room B19 for a sign-up form.

R.O.C.K. Group will begin meeting this week. Cohort B will meet on Tuesday mornings at 7:10 am in room C 10, and Cohort A will meet on Thursday mornings at 7:10 am in room C 10. If you are interested in attending, stop by room C 10 to get a building pass from Mrs. Rankin.

We had a large amount of students express interest in the Paw Print Press. I am extremely happy about this! With that large amount of students, though, it will not be possible to have face-to-face meetings and still be able to social distance. So, with that being said, we will do our first meeting on Google Meet. We will plan on doing it at 3:45pm on Tuesday, September 29. The Google Meet Nickname will be PawPrintPress. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Dierickx at

6th Grade Intramurals will start Tues. Sept. 29 and run from 3:05-4 -- they will be every Tues and Thurs for the remainder of the year. An announcement will be made if we have to cancel. Please meet in the gym on Court 4.

Our first science club meeting will be Tuesday October 6th (Cohort B) and Thursday October 8th (Cohort A). All are welcome. We will be doing some demonstrations and preparing for our first experiment where we will be exploding pumpkins. Science Club will be held in Mrs. Allen's room C15 from 3 - 4 during the first full week (Tuesday & Thursday) of every month. See Mrs. Allen & Mr. Van or stop by on October 6th or 8th for more information.

Start date: 9/25 - 8th graders if your interested in running for an 8th grade student council officer position please check your email and fill out the google form! If you have any questions please see Mrs. Silvera in C2 or email!

ATTNETION ALL 7TH GRADERS! There will be an optional but HIGHLY RECOMMENDED science field trip on Saturday, October 17 in New Boston, IL. We will be kicking off our ecology unit by visiting a prairie site that has been restored over the last three years by Bettendorf Middle School students. Parents are welcome to attend, too! Busing will be available if needed. Be on the lookout for more details from your science teacher in the upcoming weeks. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Allen in room C-15

Calling Mathletes 1 and all -- If you like to challenge yourself with math problems, this club is for you. Join by emailing Mrs. Beck at Practice materials will be shared via a canvas course just for MathCounts every Monday. Students can form groups to work on problems & watch helpful videos on their own or join zoom sessions on Monday at 3 pm starting Oct. 12. The first practice competition is Thursday, Oct. 15 so email to join.

Science Club will meet after school on Tuesday 10/27(B) and Thursday 10/29(A) in C-15. We will be exploding pumpkins, so bring your pumpkin that day! See Mrs. Allen in C-15 or Mr. Van in D2 for more information! All grade levels are welcome to attend.


Anyone up for some randomness? Check out the Randomosity that will be happening in Mrs. Burke's room (A12a) after school on Tuesday, November 3rd (for Cohort B) and Thursday, November 5th (for Cohort A). This time it's Circuit boxes and Snap Circuits. Next time, who knows? You *must* sign up to participate as there are a limited number of seats. Please see for more information!


Science Club will meet next Tuesday 11/10 and Thursday 10/12. We will not meet this week. Please bring a bottle of diet coke. We will perform a coke and Mentos experiment. IF you want to bring other types of pop we can test out which pop has the best reaction! See Mrs. Allen or Mr. Van for more details.

Drama club will be having a weekly virtual activity beginning this week. Join our Google Classroom with code 5xblaa6 and check back each Tuesday for a new activity!

Science Club will have a meeting next Tuesday Dec. 15 for Cohort B and next Thursday Dec. 17 for Cohort A. We will be working with circuits and makey makey devices in C15 Mrs. Allen's room. Hope to see you there!

Drama Club will be having a virtual get together before winter break. It will be this Thursday, December 17, from 4-4:45 pm. Join our Google Classroom using code 5xblaa6 to find the link for the Google Meet. Everyone is welcome to attend!

UPDATE: This meeting has been moved to THURSDAY, January 28 due to the snow day on Tuesday. Drama club is going to put on a virtual play this spring! There will be a virtual drama club meeting this Tuesday, January 26 from 3:30-4 to go over information about auditions for the performance. Join us on Google Meet using code BMSDrama. If you can't make it to the meeting, the information will also be posted on our drama club Google Classroom (join code 5xblaa6). Everyone is welcome to participate!

The BMS GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) will have our first meeting of the year on Monday 2/1 (Cohort A) and Tuesday 2/2 (Cohort B). We will meet in B11 after school until 3:30. This meeting is open to all interested 7th and 8th graders. Seating will be limited so we can maintain appropriate distancing. You can also join us virtually with Google Meet. Email Mr. Fry if you would like to join our meeting virtually.

WQAD 8 has a My Favorite Teacher Contest each year. It is open to all current students (K-12) and active teachers within the WQAD 8 viewing area. Each entrant must submit an essay explaining who his/her favorite teacher is/was and why that particular educator is so outstanding. Entry form and complete rules are available at If you would like to submit an entry and have questions, please see Mrs. Dierickx in B1.

Details about auditions for drama club's virtual play have been posted! Check the information at the following link to learn more. (You will need to join the Google Class using code 5xblaa6 in order to access.)

The BMS GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) will have our SECOND meeting of the year on Monday 3/8. We will meet in B11 after school until 3:30. This meeting is open to all interested 7th and 8th graders. You can also join us virtually with Google Meet. Email Mr. Fry if you would like to join our meeting virtually.

The BMS GSA's meeting today is being postponed. Will now have our second meeting of the year on Monday 3/22.

The BMS GSA is meeting Monday, March 29th. Our focus will be preparing for the upcoming Day of Silence. All 7th and 8th graders interested in helping prepare for this event are welcome to join us in B11 from 3:00 - 3:30pm.

Tryout dates for the 2021-22 Golduster Season have been announced! If you love dance, we would love to have you join our team! All incoming freshman-seniors are welcome. Please complete the Google form below for more information. Tryouts will be held April 27-29 from 3:30-5:00pm at BHS in FA2. All athletes must have a current physical on file or in hand. Questions? Email

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