IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT BACK PACKS & DRESSCODE
Dear Parents and Legal Guardians,
Please be advised that as a result of the action taken by
our TCSS Board of Education clear and/or mesh back packs are not required for
the 2015-2016 school year. We do prefer that you invest in this item but we
understand that they are difficult to find at times and they are not as
resistant and durable as other back packs.
Also, as you go shopping for school supplies please remember
that we have a very specific dress code. We have posted our Dress Code policy
on our website in the Parent Info section under Important Information for you to easily print when you take your child shopping for
Summer Reading for Upcoming 8th Grade Honor's English Students:
Please complete your summer reading. Purchase the book, Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen. It is available online and at Barnes & Noble bookstore. Be prepared at the return of school to be tested on the novel.
Majorette Auditions at Brookwood High School
Majorette auditions will be held in the band room on Tuesday, May 19th - Friday, May 22nd, from 3:30 P. M. to 4:30 P. M. For more information, e-mail Jordan Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
an effort to improve system
practices, the Tuscaloosa County School System is conducting a parent
survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to
complete this survey. The web survey will be available until Friday,
April 30, 2015.
In order to complete the survey, please go
be assured that your responses
to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated.
Thanks you for your time and attention to this matter. If you need
technical or other assistance to complete this survey, please contact
your local school office.
Job Shadowing at Mercedes-Benz U. S. International
Eighth grade students spent time job shadowing with a MBUSI team member on March 11th. It was an exciting experience for the students! They were able to tour the plant and also visit the Visitor's Center.
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Spring Break is March 16th to March 20th!
Read Across America Day -- Visits to MBUSI and Vance Elementary
The BMS Ambassadors visited Mercedes-Benz
U. S. International Day Care on March 2nd, the birthday of Dr. Seuss, to promote literacy. After this, the students visited Vance Elementary and read to students in Grades K - 5. It was a wonderful time for students of all ages!
(Below) Visiting MBUSI Day Care
(Below) Visiting Vance Elementary
Pre-Algebra Math Team Takes 2nd at Math Council Tourney
The Pre-Algebra Math Team finished 2nd at the Math Council Tournament held at the University of Alabama on February 21st.
Coaches are Mrs. Clark, 7th grade math, and Mrs. McKinney, 8th grade math.
Pictured (l) to (r): Alyssa E., Jordan S., Jolene U., and Dalton M.
Congratulations to Coach Andy Foster for being
nominated as Brookwood Middle's "Champion of Character". Coach Foster
teaches 7th grade Civics and is highly regarded by students, faculty,
and the community.
King was nominated by the faculty at Brookwood Middle as our student
"Champion of Character". He is recognized by his teachers and peers as
being goal-oriented, honorable, and dependable. Congratulations,
Tristan! We are proud of you!
2014 - 2015 Spelling Bee Winners
Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Winners! Isabella M. was the Spelling Bee Champion, with Destin W. coming in as the runner up. We also had Astrid R. as our Spanish Spelling Bee Champion!
Destin, Isabella, and Astrid
2014 - 2015 Geography Bee Winners
The Geography Bee was held recently and the overall winner was Anna W. The runner up was Lawson H. These students really know where they are going! Congratulations to you both!
Lawson and Anna
Every Child a Graduate - Every Graduate Prepared for Life