BMS Daily Announcements
January 14, 2019
January 15, 2019
January 16, 2019
January 17, 2019
January 18, 2019
New Hays CISD Electronics Policy
Violation of electronics policy
Students who violate the policy will have the following consequences.
1st Offense - Confiscation of the device and returned to student at the end of the day
2nd Offense - Confiscation of the device and returned when picked up by a parent or guardian listed on the student contact information
3rd Offense - Confiscation of the device, charged a $10 administrative fee and returned when picked up by a parent or guardian listed on the student contact information
Assigned In-School Suspension
Multiple Offenses - Confiscation of the device, charged a $10 administrative fee, picked up by a parent or guardian listed on the student contact information and disciplinary consequences
Students who fail to surrender devices will elevate consequences immediately. Confiscated phone must be picked up by the parent or guardian listed on the student contact information.
Barton Middle School invites you to participate in the Barton Bobcat Scramble Golf Tournament. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go towards funding school and student activities, projects and events. We strive to make each student at Barton Middle School feel a sense of belonging and achievement at Barton Middle School.
Mathworks is now accepting applications for Summer 2019! The Half-Day Junior Summer Math Camp is open enrollment, which means that all applicants will be accepted. The Honors and Junior-Residential programs have a limited number of seats available, and accept students on a rolling basis. Students who are interested in the Honors or Junior-Residential programs are highly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Scholarships are available for all programs. If you have any questions about applying to camp, feel free to reach out to us! Open this article for more information.
We want Bobcats at Barton every day that they are healthy enough to be at school! It is important that students are in school for their academic success, and the school's success. Our nurse provided a helpful chart to help our families know when a Bobcat really should stay home, get better, and keep illness from spreading. Open the article to see this helpful information.
If you hear a loud and proud roar coming from the vicinity of Barton Middle School, look no further than the Bobcat Band Hall! BMS Middle School Band Director Dani Rauschuber and Assistant Directors Andrew Klingsick and Cecily Yoakam are riding the wave of a mighty showing for their Bobcats at the 2018 TMEA District and Region Band auditions! A crowd of 34 Barton Band members scored District Band honors at Chapa MS recently (three of that number earning 1st Chair) and 17 of the 25 auditioned highly enough to advance to Region auditions. Last weekend at Austin's Covington MS, ten Bobcats earned chairs in the All-Region Band!CONGRATULATIONS to ALL of these honored Barton musicians, their directors, and the entire Bobcat Band Nation!
January is School Board Recognition Month, and Hays Consolidated ISD joins other districts across the state as they honor the countless contributions of these locally elected advocates for public education. School board members come from all walks of life. The men and women serving Hays CISD are: Merideth Keller, president; Esperanza Orosco, vice president; Vanessa Petrea, secretary; Willie Tenorio, Jr.; Teresa Tobias; Dr. Michael Sánchez; and Will McManus.
Hays CISD is pleased to share with you the DRAFT 2019 -2020 school calendar and we want to know what you think. View the draft calendar at: www.hayscisd.net/1920cal. Take the short calendar survey at: www.hayscisd.net/calsurvey. (In Spanish at www.hayscisd.net/calsurveyspn.) The survey closes at noon next Wednesday (January 16, 2019).
Hays Consolidated Independent School District (Hays CISD) Superintendent Dr. Eric Wright is pleased to announce the selection of Steve Hoffman as the first athletic coordinator and head football coach for Johnson High School, which is scheduled to open in August 2019. Hoffman was selected out of 100 applicants for the position.
Hays Consolidated Independent School District (Hays CISD) Superintendent Dr. Eric Wright is pleased to announce the selection of Joey Lucita as the first band director for Johnson High School, which is scheduled to open in August 2019. Lucita, who is the current band director for Lehman High School, has been educating Hays CISD students for 25 years.
Hays Consolidated Independent School District (Hays CISD) is considering becoming a District of Innovation. On October 29, 2018, during its regularly scheduled board business meeting, the Hays CISD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution to initiate the process of exploring the benefits of becoming a District of Innovation. With this status, Hays CISD would be able to further personalize how instruction is delivered to students.