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    Weekly Newsletter 


    We had an outstanding four day week at Barton. Congrats to 6th grader, Cailyn Stoughton, for winning the Barton Spelling Bee today and runner-up, Noah Tso. They will go on to compete at the Regional level.

    Tickets for the Valentine’s Dance are now available on Revtrak and will be available for purchase in the front office on Monday. Tickets are $5 and the dance will be help on February 16th. We will have a PAWS for Fun on February 24th as well. Next Wednesday, Jan 25th, 8th grade Bobcats will walk over to HHS for their high school visit. We will also have a Tie Day dress day on January 27th.

    Reading Plus for 1/23-1/27 for grades 6-8- 4 Reading Lessons

    The following information is course selection info for Parents of current 6th and 7th grade Bobcats……

    Next week we will begin the process of selecting courses for next school year. Current 6th and 7th grade students will receive information about how to select courses and receive a paper copy of a choice sheet to plan their courses to be entered on their Google form for selection on Tuesday in advisory. You are their most important resource in planning, so Ms. Rask, our counselor, is emailing the form link to them now along with the links to the course description information so you can help them select courses this weekend, if you would like to. The Google form is restricted to Hays CISD Gmail users only, so students will only be able to access the form if signed into their district Gmail account.

    Below are the important dates for our scheduling process for current 6th and 7th this semester:

    2/5/23 – Google form for course selection closes

    3/24/23 – 1st Course Verification email to 1st parent contact in TEAMS

    3/31/23 - Course Verification 1 closes

    4/14/23 – 2nd Course Verification email to 1st parent contact in TEAMS

    4/21/23 – Course Verification 2 closes

     BMS Parent Newsletter Jan 23-27

     BMS Parent Newsletter 23-27 de enero

    Living The Dream,

    Aaron Loyd

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Students of the Month



  • Multilingual Parent Night/Noche Multilingue

    January 24, 2023 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Lehman High School * 24 de enero del 2023, 6:30-7:00 PM a Lehman High School * For parents and students in the bilingual or ESL program. Special guest speaker Nestor Diaz.  Topics include: assessments, course selection, mental health services, advanced academics. * Para padres y estudiantes en el Programa Bilungue o de Ingles como Segundo Idioma.  Orador invitado especial Nestor  Diaz.  Los temas incluyen: evaluaciones, selección de cursos, servicios de salud mental, estudios académicos avanzados.

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  • Hays CISD Gifted and Talented Referral Period Opens for Kindergarten - 11th Grade Students

    Hays CISD campuses will accept referrals for gifted and talented services from November 1 – 30, 2022. Referrals can be made in two different ways. The first option is to complete an online referral. The second option is to complete a paper referral. Copies of the paper referral form are available in the front office of each campus and should be returned to the campus counselor. *** Las escuelas del distrito Hays CISD aceptarán las referencias para servicios a alumnos dotados y talentosos a partir del 1 al 30 de noviembre. Las referencias se entregarán de dos maneras. La primera opción es completar un formulario en línea. La segunda opción es completando una referencia en papel. Las copias de la referencia en papel están disponibles en la oficina principal de cada campus y deberán entregarse al consejero del campus. Click headline or "Read More" for additional information including a link to the G/T Referral form.

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  •  September is Attendance Month

    September is Attendance Awareness Month

    EVERY SCHOOL DAY, EVERY CLASS MATTERS! Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student’s academic success starting in Kindergarten and continuing through high school. Missing 10 percent, or about 18 days, of the school year can drastically affect a student's academic success. Click headline above of "Read More" for tips to make sure your children don’t miss out.

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    Hays CISD Class of 2023 Seniors!: Don't miss Deep Dive into COLLEGE ADMISSIONS and FINANCIAL AID

    Hays CISD's Department of Counseling & College & Career Readiness invites all SENIORS & their parents/guardians to a special event as we kick off the college application season: a Deep Dive into COLLEGE ADMISSIONS and FINANCIAL AID Wednesday, August 31, 2022 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM | at Hays CISD PAC | 979 Kohler's Crossing | Kyle, Texas 78640 COLLEGE ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVES & FINANCIAL AID ADVISORS WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE TO FACILITATE A WHOLE GROUP CONVERSATION/FORUM. THE COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES THAT WILL FACILITATE THIS DISCUSSION WILL BE: * Texas A&M College Station * Texas State University * UT Austin * Concordia University * ACC Recruitment/Admissions & Financial Aid | Click Read More for event details.

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  • 2022 – 2023 Hays CISD Back-to-School Newsletter & Tip Sheet

    We are pleased to share with you the 2022 – 2023 Hays CISD Back-to-School Newsletter & Tip Sheet. Save the link and refer back to it as many times as you need as you prepare for the upcoming school year. In addition to helpful links and resources for back-to-school, this year’s newsletter also address the district’s efforts to ensure safe and secure schools. | English: | Spanish:

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