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Principal: Steve Karsner Assistant Principal: Brian Wheeler Counselors: Robin Price- Orange Team Shannon Holland – Silver Team. Preparing Your Child For A Successful Middle School Experience. Preparing today ’ s generation for tomorrow ’ s challenges. BCMS Guidelines for Success!.

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preparing your child for a successful middle school experience

Principal: Steve Karsner

Assistant Principal: Brian Wheeler Counselors:

Robin Price- Orange Team

Shannon Holland – Silver Team

Preparing Your Child For A Successful Middle School Experience

Preparing today’s generation for tomorrow’s challenges

bcms guidelines for success
BCMS Guidelines for Success!
  • Enter to Learn
  • Attitude is Everything
  • Give/Get Respect
  • Lead by Example
  • Effort is Essential
  • Service to Others
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New Immunizations are required by the FIRST day of school. Sixth grade physical due in the first two weeks of school.

school fees
School Fees
  • School fees are $50 and can be paid tonight.
  • 25.00 if you qualify for reduced lunch
  • Fees are used to fund math workbooks, agenda books and other instructional items.
soaring opportunities
Soaring opportunities
  • Spanish, Drama,Y-Club , KUNA and KYA, FPS, Quick recall, Written Assessment, 6th grade showcase, FCA, First Priority, Math Counts, Art Club, Engineering
  • Football, basketball, soccer, cross country, wrestling, cheerleading, softball, baseball, volleyball, track, golf, archery
schedule
SCHEDULE
  • Students will have 6 periods…
    • Math, L.A., Science, Social Studies, Reading, and a Related Arts class
  • Related Arts/Enrichment Opportunities include…
    • P.E. , Art, Practical Living, Technology, Spanish, Drama, Band, Reading, Engineering
tips for success
Tips For Success
  • Organization- Students should have a binder for each class.
  • Lockers- Each child will have his/her own locker. Students need a combination lock, Please encourage your child to keep it clean.
  • Agenda Book- Students will receive an agenda book. It is important to check nightly for assignments and upcoming projects.
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Lunch $2.45

Breakfast $1.25

EAGLE ROCK CAFE

arrival dismissal
Arrival / Dismissal

AM- Buses drop students off in front of the building.

Students enter into gym and wait until 8:00 bell (Do not come before 7:30! The doors will be locked and no supervision is provided until 7:30). It is best for students to be in the building by 8:00.

PM-Buses pick students up in front of the building- always in the same order The Bell Rings at about 3:08.

Car riders dismissed when buses leave around 3:12. Students cross at crosswalk and load cars at the top of the stairs. Please drive carefully!

If you are checking your child out early you MUST do so prior to 2:55

team atmosphere
Team Atmosphere
  • Students will be placed on one of two teams – the Orange team or Silver team.
  • Teams are randomly chosen and equitable.
  • Creates positive climate
  • Each team has specific location
attendance
Attendance

To do our best, we must have all students make regular attendance a top priority!

  • We call home when your student is absent!
  • Last year we had an attendance rate of 96.21%
school safety
School Safety
  • Policies, Code of Conduct, Zero Tolerance

Camera Surveillance System

  • Team Meetings with students
  • Bullying/ Harassment Prevention through guidance lessons
  • 6th graders are separated from older students (during class change, lunch, etc.).
electronic devices
Electronic Devices
  • Personal use of electronic devices is not allowed at students own discretion. An adult may allow on occasion.
  • Students should keep cell phones and other devices locked and turned off.
  • Some teachers may occasionally utilize student owned devices for classroom instruction.
digital driver s license
Digital Driver’s License
  • All BCMS students will complete an online digital driver’s license to show competency and safety in an online environment.
dress code
DRESS CODE
  • Appropriate for public co-educational setting.
  • Shirts Must have sleeves.
  • Shorts must be at least mid-thigh
  • Must button buttons.
  • No drug/alcohol related logos.
  • Appropriate content.
homework
Homework
  • There will be nightly homework in at least one subject per night.
  • There may be some nights on which a student has homework in several subjects.
  • All of the homework is meaningful and teachers are conscious of the homework that other classes may give.
making the grade
Making the Grade
  • The grading scale is:
  • 90-100 is an A
  • 80-89 is a B
  • 70-79 is a C
  • 65-69 is a D
  • 64 and below is an F
medication at school
MEDICATION AT SCHOOL
  • Medical authorization from parent.
  • Dosage/frequency listed on prescription bottle.
  • Kept in the office.
  • Use logged by staff.
  • Student responsibility.
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VISITORS

Must ring bell for admittance

Must check in at front desk

we have services to help
We have services to help!
  • After-school tutoring through ESS.
  • Guidance lessons on studying and test-taking.
  • All students get an assignment book!
  • Mentoring Program.
  • Youth Services Center – Kathleen Sinkhorn
parent communication
Parent Communication
  • Review and/or sign student agenda books.
  • Call teachers during their Planning Periods.
  • Teachers will use email to communicate with parents
  • Email teachers: Each teacher’s email address is their first name followed by a period and their last name @ boyle.kyschools.us
  • Example: [email protected]
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Parent Communication
  • Teachers are always available to meet during planning or after school.
  • Like our fan page on Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter @BoyleEagles
  • Parent and student portal for grades
  • School Messenger Call System
  • Also take a look at our website www.boyle.kyschools.us
soaring to success
Soaring to Success!
  • We are a Proficient School – 2012 and 2013 KPREP results –TOP 12%
  • 2012 ACT higher performing school based on Explore test results.
  • 2013 Best in Area in Explore
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  • 2013 highest number of students meeting ACT benchmark
a technology rich environment
A Technology Rich Environment
  • 315 Ipads
  • 30 Mac Airs (lap tops)
  • 30 Ipod Touches
  • 3 Computer labs
  • 60 Google Chrome Books (Lap tops)
  • 15 Lenovo Laptops
  • PLTW Lab
  • 3D Printer
live by the bcms motto

Live by the BCMS motto:

ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING!

Encourage your student to start the year off with the belief that she/he will succeed, and she/he will!

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