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  • Canceled for 2020 - Barton Bobcat Scramble Golf Tournament

    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.

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BOBCAT NEWS

  • Keep Reading, Bobcats! - use Overdrive

    Remember that we have a ton of ebooks and audio books available for all Hays CISD students and staff at Overdrive. Instructions are included in the article. Exercise your brain!

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  • Students of the Month - February

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  • It's Time to Order Yearbooks

    Students can order yearbooks online, or in person using a check or cash. Students need to provide checks in an envelope with their Full Name & Advisory Teacher. This is how they will be distributed. Yearbooks are $30 until February 21. The price will then go up to $35. The first 50 purchases will be invited to a signing party when the books arrive, where we will have refreshments, sharpies, photos, stickers, games, etc.

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  • Bobcats Meet April Henry

    The BMS Battle of the Books Team traveled to McCormick MS on February 13th to meet award winning author, April Henry, and hear her presentation about being an author.

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  • BMS Principal Profile Meeting - February 25th @ 5:30PM

    After a number of years of serving as the campus leader for Barton Middle School, Ms. Teri Eubank has decided that she will be taking her well-earned retirement at the conclusion of the current school year. We must now go about the difficult process of finding the right individual to serve as the new BMS Principal after Ms. Eubank's departure. As we prepare for that process, we are asking for your assistance. There will be a meeting in the BMS Library at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Staff, students, and parents are encouraged to attend this meeting where we will be discussing the building of the BMS Principal Profile in person. This meeting with be facilitated by our Superintendent, Dr. Wright, and Our Chief Human Resources Officer, Marivel Sedillo.

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DISTRICT NEWS

  • Graduation 2020 Date Change

    As we all make adjustments in our lives to combat coronavirus – this is a big one for our graduating seniors. Texas State has canceled all events through the end of May. This includes our Hays, Lehman, and Live Oak Academy graduation ceremonies that had been scheduled for May 26, 2020 at Strahan Arena at the University Events Center. We have now secured the facility for June 26, 2020, for our three graduation ceremonies. They will remain at the same times: 10:00 a.m. for Hays High School, 2:00 p.m. for Live Oak Academy, and 5:30 p.m. for Lehman High School. Click "Read More" for additional details!

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  • Moreno Named First Hays CISD Fine Arts Director

    Superintendent Dr. Eric Wright announced Friday that Patty Moreno has been selected as the first-ever fine arts director for Hays Consolidated Independent School District. She is a career professional music educator with nearly 30 years of experience. By accepting the position in Hays CISD, Moreno is returning home to the school district where she started in the teaching profession. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Patty home,” said Superintendent Dr. Eric Wright. “She knows our district, she has a wealth of fine arts knowledge, and she has the passion it takes to keep our programs among the finest in the state.”

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  • Upcoming Public Forums Regarding Potential 2020 Bond

    The Board of Trustees will host three public forums regarding a potential, upcoming bond election for May 2020. [** Jan 11 - MMS ** Jan 13 - DMS ** Jan 15 - WMS **] The goal of the public forums during the development of a potential bond is for the Board of Trustees to listen to feedback regarding the proposed projects. Your comments and questions will assist the Board in deciding whether to call for a bond election and, if so, in formulating the final propositions that would appear on the ballot. Hays CISD is currently considering a bond election for May 2, 2020. The deadline to call for a May 2020 bond election is in February 2020. Click on the headline above to learn about the bond planning, the projects being considered, public forum agendas, procedures for speaking at the forum and/or submit your comments electronically.

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  • Navigate Your Future Night - MS & HS Students + Parents

    What: Navigate Your Future * Who: MS and HS students and their parents * Date: January 9, 2020 * Place: Performing Arts Center * Time: 6:00-8:10 pm * This event is open to all current Hays CISD 6th-11th grade students. Please mark your calendars to come hear this important information. Schedule = 6:00-6:40 PM Open Session includes: Introductions and Welcome, College credit opportunities for high school students. 6:50-8:10 PM - Rotate through sessions includes: Tips for college admission, financial aid-ways to pay for college, presented by TAMU and TXST Admissions * How to be a successful high school student (graduation requirements), presented by the Hays CISD Counseling Department * Understanding your PSAT 8 and PSAT/NMSQT scores, presented by Joy Philpott and the Hays CISD Advanced Academics Department. Click headline for more info.

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  • Hays CISD Gifted and Talented Referral Period Opens Nov. 1

    Students who participate in services designed for gifted/talented students will demonstrate skills in self-directed learning, thinking, research, and communication. These skills are often evidenced by the development of innovative products and performances that reflect individuality and creativity. Furthermore, these skills are advanced in relation to students of similar age, experience, or environment. Hays CISD campuses will accept referrals for gifted and talented services from November 1 - 22, 2019. Referrals can be made in two different ways. The first option is to complete an online referral form. 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. Click headline to read more, access presentations and referral form.

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