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444 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
914.769.6343

Susan Howard - Principal
Diana Blank - Assistant Principal


Announcements


Modified Sports – Save the Date
On June 14 there will be an informational meeting for parents about next year’s modified sports program. If your child is interested in participating in modified sports, please join our Athletic Director, Mr. Drosopoulos, at 6:00 p.m. in the MS Theater. Information about athletics is available on our website - http://www.briarcliffschools.org/district/athletics.

8th Grade Science Assessment
Students in grade 8 will complete the lab practical portion of the science assessment on May 24 and 25. The written portion of the test will be administered on June 5.

Note: Due to winter weather closings, Friday May 26 is regular day of school. There is no school on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.

7th Grade Parents
You are invited to an Orientation to Grade 8 parent meeting on Wednesday evening, May 31 at 7:00 p.m. Please join us in the MS Theater to hear about 8th grade life and the curriculum for the coming year.

Yearbooks
There are a limited number of yearbooks coming in June. Be sure to reserve your copy now! Please go to: www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter school code 4196 to order your yearbook. Copies may not be available in June.

Reminders
It is spring at middle school, and this is a good time to remind students about school rules that are in place to maintain a positive learning environment:
• Cell phones should be turn off and put away during the school day. Students should not use their phones for any reason between 7:45 and 2:18.
• Taking photographs or video while at school is strictly forbidden unless a child has permission to do so for a school related purpose.
• Students should not use school laptops for any purpose that is not school related. Students may not access their Netflix subscriptions while at school.
• As the weather gets warmer, students asked to comply with dress code guidelines – shorts should not be too short and tops must have straps and cover midriffs. All undergarments should be covered.
• Rough play is not permitted at school.

Destination Imagination Team Fundraiser:
The BMS Destination Imagination Team is selling infuser water bottles as a fundraiser. Choose from blue top/infuser with an orange "B" or orange top/infuser with a blue "B". Or get one of each! $15 for one or $25 for two. Order forms are available in the Middle School Main Office or outside of Mrs. Shearer's classroom (M205). Email Mrs. Shearer at jshearer@briarcliffschools.org with any questions.
Thank you so much for supporting our team!

Parent-Child Book Club
Parent-Child Book Club will hold our final session on Wednesday, June 7 at 6:30 pm at the Briarcliff Manor Public Library. We'll be discussing Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen.. Please RSVP by Tuesday, June 6 to: kmccabe@briarcliffschools.org

School-Pass
You may use School-Pass to send electronic notification when your child will be absent, late or picked up early from school. Please find the link on our district website, under the tab for Parents and Students.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017