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    Bettye Myers Weekly Announcements
     

    The Bettye Myers Middle School Math Department will be testing all current 6th and 7th grade students, Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 for Advanced Placement for 2018-2019 school year. Thursday March 29th, 2018, 6th and 7th grade students were sent home with a letter to inform parents and guardians about testing. If you do NOT want your student tested, please sign and return the form to your students’ teacher as soon as possible. ALL other students will be tested. Should you have any questions feel free to contact the campus department chair, Gabriela Chavez, at 940-369-1523.

     

    North Texas McDonalds are providing a FREE breakfast for students grade 3-8th who are taking the STAAR test on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The breakfast running time is 5:30am-10:30am. The student must be present to receive the promotion.

    Entrée: Choose a fruit and maple oatmeal OR an egg white delight muffin sandwich

    Beverage: apple juice drink OR 1% Low Fat Milk

    Side: Apple Slices

    Teachers can also receive this special- just show a valid teacher ID! Spread the word!

     

     

    Well it’s that time of year again, we are starting our STAAR Snack Donation Drive

     

     

    Did you know that based on test dates and number of students, we will need approximately 3,000 individual snacks for every student to be focused, alert and energized for the STAAR Testing dates?

     

     

    Help BMMS PTSA provide some of these snacks by donating any of the following individually wrapped or packaged:

     

    • Pretzels · Animal Crackers · Cheeze-it · Goldfish Crackers · Granola Bars · Cereal Bars · Raisins · Nuts/Trail Mix/Dried Fruit

    . Breakfast bars · Bottled Water

     

    Donations may be dropped off at the front office. You can also make a monetary donation (In a sealed envelope labeled "For STAAR snack purchase" Checks should be made out to:  BMMS PTSA. As always, thank you for your help.

     

     

    The BMMS counseling department will be administering the Denton ISD Student Safety Survey to a sample of our student body from April 10-April 12.  The survey takes about 30 minutes to complete and should not interfere with overall teaching objectives.  Participation in the survey is completely voluntary.  The survey was designed to ensure that the participation of students is anonymous. 

    The Student Safety Survey covers the following topics:

    - Access to Technology and Books;

    - School Environment;

    - Personal Safety;

    - Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Abuse;

    - Interpersonal Relationships; and 

    - Student understanding of Suicide Prevention, Bully Prevention, Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Sexual Abuse Prevention.

    The Student Safety Survey has two primary objectives.  It serves to help DISD and BMMS understand the needs of our campus and helps maintain accountability to ensure that we are achieving district and campus goals.  A copy of the survey will be in the BMMS Counseling Department for your review.  Again, the survey is completely voluntary and if you do not want your student to participate, please contact BMMS Student Assistance Counselor, Ravin McCallum at rmccallum@dentonisd.org or at 940-369-1512.

     

     

    College and Career night is April 12th from 6-8 pm. Back by Popular Demand In N Out Burger will be out hosting a fundraiser for our school that night but you must prepay for your dinner that night. Tickets sales will begin on Monday March 26th – April 9th during all lunches. For more information see the flyer on the school website or contact Ms. Harris in C204.

     

     

    This year has flown by, and it is difficult to believe that the 8th grade students will be heading off to high school in no time! The PTA is creating a slide show to commemorate this special time to be shown at the 8th grade formal. Please send a current picture of your student and a picture of him or her between the ages of 0-3 to bhendrickson@dentonisd.org by April 15th. If you have any questions, please let us know. Thank you for all you do to support our Titans!

     

     

     

    If you have any questions about this week's announcements, please call Bettye Myers Middle School at (940) 339-1500.  You may also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter,  and Remind 101.  Have a Safe and relaxing weekend.