Summer Reading for Upcoming 8th Grade Honor's English Students:

 summer reading

 
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 jharrison@tcss.net.
 

 
 
Dear Parent/Guardian,
In 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 to: 
 
 Please 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. 

 
 
8th grade students at MBUSI Job Shadowing event 2015
 
 

 
 
 
 
Check out the
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Spring Break is March 16th to March 20th!

 
 
Spring Break  
 
 

 

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
 

 
Mercedes Read Across America 2015  Mercedes Read Across America 2 2015
 
(Below) Visiting Vance Elementary
 
 
Vance Read Across America Vance Read Across America 2  
 
 

 

Pre-Algebra Math Team Takes 2nd at Math Council Tourney

 
Math Team 2nd Place  
 
 
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.
 
 
 

 

Champions of Character

 
 
 
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.
 
 Andy Foster
 
 
Tristan 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!
 
Tristan King  
 

 
 

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!  
Spelling Bee Winners  
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!
Geography Bee Winners  
Lawson and Anna

 
 
Every Child a Graduate - Every Graduate Prepared for Life
 

Tuscaloosa County School System strives to ensure that students are college and career ready!  Click on the link below to see a brochure featuring available online resources for student and parent use. 

BMS Cheerleaders TaxSlayer Bowl Performance

 Congratulations to our Brookwood Middle School cheerleaders on their outstanding performance during the halftime show at the TaxSlayer Bowl game this past week!  The girls and their coaches put in many hours to prepare for this performance.  Way to represent our school, ladies!

Cheerleaders TaxSlayer Bowl
 
Cheerleaders TaxSlayer Bowl
 
Cheerleaders TaxSlayer Bowl
 

 
FCA Visits Children's Hospital 
FCA visit to Children's Hospital  
Coach Brown and Coach Jarrett and the FCA leadership team visited Children's Hospital in Birmingham to deliver the presents collected at BMS. We wish you all a wonderful Christmas and a happy holiday season!

 
Christmas Bingo
Mrs. Roberts's 8th grade English class hosted our Sunshine Kids for a fun time of Christmas Bingo and caroling!  The kids learned about other countries Christmas traditions.  There were goodies for the kids and a fun time was had by all!  
Roberts 8th grade   Roberts 8th grade   Roberts 8th grade   Roberts 8th grade Roberts 8th grade
 

 
Flu Season is Here!
Attention Parents or Guardians:  
If your child has been diagnosed with the flu, please contact our school nurse, Mrs. Vinson, at 205-342-2748, Option #5.  

Winter Break is Almost Here!
Snowflake  
December 20th - January 4th.
Teachers return on January 5th.
Students return on January 7th.

 

 
Operation Care and Comfort
United States of America Flag  
Brookwood Middle School is conducting "Operation Care and Comfort" for our family members that are stationed here in the U. S. and abroad.  We would like to send as many care packages that we can so all of our BMS family members serving in the military know we are thinking about them.  If you have a relative currently serving in the military and would like for them to receive a care package, please return the following information to your Social Studies/History Teacher by this Thursday, November 20th.  He or she may be serving in any Branch of Service. 
 
          Information to include:
  • Relative's Name (including rank)
  • Platoon or Unit assigned
  • Address of where relative is stationed
  • Contact number in case of questions

 
 
 
 
 
 
Box Tops for Education Picture  
 
Send in your Box Tops to help our school!

 
Mercedes Benz logo
 
Mercedes-Benz, our Adopt-a-School Partner in Education.

 
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Homeland Securtiy
 

 
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