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7th grade math teacher and basketball coach Jessica Langvardt and her husband were surprised by the KFOR Channel 4 and Fidelty Bank “Pay it Forward” crew during school earlier today. Mr. and Mrs. Langvardt were riding bikes in their neighborhood recently and helped put out a grass fire, much to the thanks of their neighbor, who also came to class today to spotlight their good deed and say thank you to the couple.

Congratulations to the 7th grade girls basketball team who won 3rd place at the Weatherford Tournament this past weekend. Great job ladies!
Good luck to the 8th grade basketball teams as they play at the 8th grade Weatherford Tournament later this week. Girl’s basketball is coached by Miriam Cisneros, Jessica Langvardt, and Dan Allen.

I love working with middle school students. They're old enough to have an educated conversation with you but not so old that they think they have all the answers.

I'm sure that the struggle in your house last week was similar to mine in that no one was exactly anxious to get back to school.

Congratulations to the 7th grade girls' basketball team on their 3rd place finish at the Western Oaks Tournament. The team went 2-1 winning by 30+ points in both of their victories. The 7th grade boys’ team also took 3rd place in the Western Oaks Tournament. Great job, Bronchos, and good luck to all of the MS basketball teams in this week’s tournaments as well.

Members of Builders Club volunteered the week before Winter break at the Oklahoma Regional Food Bank, helping with the department’s Backpack Program. Students helped pack 287 boxes, which totaled 5,166 pounds, 1,722 bags, and helped provide 4,306 total meals. Thank you, Builders Club! Builders Club is sponsored by Mrs. Jordan Wisniewski.

Congratulations to the November Students of the Month:
6th grade: Isaac Bellows
7th grade: Shayne Vonfeldt and Wyatt Lavender
8th grade: Elliott Thatcher and Karlee McCullah
Great job, Bronchos!

Ah, the question that educators have been asking students for decades is now more important than ever.

Students who auditioned and were selected for the North Central Honor Orchestra attended a two-day seminar and performed a concert at Oklahoma City University on Nov 19th. Middle school students selected for the orchestra included: Samuel Mosley, Natalie Lewis, Eli Burks, Seth Brown, Violet Conway, and Eli Brown. Orchestra is directed by Mrs. Annie Mann.

Class members in Tween Life (Family and Consumer Sciences) take part in a cook-off, preparing dishes for classmates using eggs. Groups were judged on organization, narration, preparation, dish appearance, taste, overall presentation, etc.
Tween Life is taught by Mrs. Amy Harrell.

This week in FLEX we'll be talking about the importance of being thankful and showing gratitude.

Congratulations to the 8th grade members of the high school marching band for their SUPERIOR ratings at last week’s OSSAA Regional Marching competition in Enid, OK. (photo provided)

Parade magazine ran an article entitled, "What's Really Going On Inside Your Teen's Head," and it explained how preteen and teenage brain development has a huge impact on behavior.

The cross country teams competed in the Middle School All-State meet on Thursday, October 13th.
It is the first time in school history that we have swept the races and came away with both championships.

As a parent the things you say and do have a tremendous influence on the decisions your child makes, especially when it comes to using drugs or alcohol.

Congratulations to our September Students of the Month!

8th grade: Lane Johnston & Bella Mathew
7th grade: Sloan Cook
6th grade: Davis Toler & Morgan McNutt

On October 11 and 12 all of our students will take their midterm tests. For some of them, it might be the first time they've had to prepare for a comprehensive test.

Members of the cheer squad performed a dance and tumbling routine during halftime of the home football games against Tuttle. The cheerleaders performed their routine again during the middle school pep assembly. Cheer is composed of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students. The cheer sponsor is Mrs. Taylor Yeagley with coaching assistance from Ms. Brittiny Heusman.
//photo by yearbook staff member Emma Morgan

Sadly, this generation has a higher percentage of students dealing with anxiety than any generation before them.

At BMS we take bullying seriously. We want all of our students to be empowered with the knowledge of what bullying is and what to do if they or someone they know is being bullied.

Congratulations to Ella Davis for hitting her first over-the-fence home run during last week’s home softball game. Great job, Lady Bronchos!

Last Wednesday in FLEX I talked to our middle schoolers about the role they play in protecting themselves form the "dangers" of technology.

Last Wednesday in FLEX I shared the "Family Technology Rules" with your children and explained to them the importance of appreciating the technology they are allowed to use and using it responsibly.

8th grade football players Mitchell Pace and Skyler Haney celebrate after scoring the first touchdown of the season during last night’s game against the Newcastle Racers. Football is coached by Ron Williams and assistants.

Last Wednesday in FLEX I talked about the importance of considering our words before we speak them.

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