Barton Middle School

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  • BMS Daily Announcements

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    Friday, December 14th

    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 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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  • When Should Your Bobcat Stay Home From School?

    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.

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  • Students of the Month: November

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  • Bobcat District and Region Band Honors

    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!

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  • Bobcats Place 2nd at GTT Competition

    The Barton GTT program competed in the Cities in Space competition on November 9th. The team comprised of Audrey, Audre, Madison, Bella, Bryn, and BeBe (pictured left to right) won second place in the emerging technology category for their idea of an asteroid mining probe. This competition encourages students to look to the stars and design colonies or technologies that will help humanity flourish in space.

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  • Students of the Month: October

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  • Hays CISD Explores District of Innovation Status

    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.

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  • Honoring Our Veterans - Veterans Day 2018

    On Friday, November 9th and Monday, November 12th, our campuses will be hosting a variety of events to honor our veterans. Please check with each campus to learn of their plans. Hays CISD employees serve the students of the school district with distinction and honor. Some have also answered the call to serve our nation. This webpage stands in tribute to those...

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  • Hays CISD Makes Johnson HS Principal Selection

    Hays Consolidated Independent School District (Hays CISD) Superintendent Dr. Eric Wright is pleased to announce the selection of Brett Miksch as the principal of Johnson High School, which is scheduled to open in August 2019. The Hays CISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved hiring Miksch at its meeting on October 29, 2018.

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  • Hays CISD to Create New High School Attendance Zones

    The process is underway to create new high school attendance zones in Hays CISD to accommodate the opening of the district’s third high school next year. Johnson High School will open in August 2019 and needs an attendance zone. In August, the Board of Trustees voted to empanel a committee of 35 citizens to review proposed maps, receive public input, and create a recommendation that will be presented to the Board for a vote in either November or December of this year. This committee met for the first time Thursday, September 27, 2018.

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  • Taylor Named District’s First Director of Safety & Security

    The Hays Consolidated Independent School District is pleased to announce that Phillip Taylor has been named the district’s director of safety and security. This is a brand new position for Hays CISD, which expects to see a student enrollment this school year that surpasses 20,000 for the first time. “Our Board and district leadership decided this summer that we need to have a person whose job is entirely focused on student and campus safety and security,” said Superintendent Dr. Eric Wright. “Given our size and the times in which we live, this position is important, and I couldn’t be more pleased that Phillip Taylor will serve our students and employees in this role.”

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