Please click HERE to view the January Newsletter.
December Important Dates:
December 2nd→ 7th and 8th grade ONLY- Band Concert 7:00 pm @ EHS
December 6th→Choir Concert 6:30 pm @ EHS
December 16th→ Braden Parent Teacher Conferences; More information will be provided as
we get closer to the date. However, time slots will be set up for in person conferences.
December 20-January 3rd→No School - Winter Break
Grade 8 Student Council Meetings:
December 6→ 2:15-4:00
December 13→ 2:15-4:00
Braden Cheerleaders Present:Christmas Spirit Week!
Monday 13th→ Mismatched Sock Day
Tuesday 14th→ Ugly Christmas Sweater Day
Wednesday 15th→ Christmas Theme Day
Thursday 16th→ Christmas PJ Day
Friday 17th→ Red and Grey Day with a Santa Hat or Elf Hat
PTO Sponsored Events:
December 4 (Saturday) - Shop to Donate at Carterland Candles
December 14, 15, 16 (T, W, Th)
PENDING: Santa Shop (if enough parent volunteers)
PTO is in need of volunteers in order to make this event happen. If you are interested, please contact Sherrie Buckmeier at firstname.lastname@example.org OR contact the main office for more information.
December 17 (Friday) - Cookies & Cocoa
6th period - 8th graders
7th period - 6th graders
8th period - 7th graders
November Students of the Month
6th grade: Chase Grose
7th grade: Anna Kauppila
8th grade: Austin Fell
7th and 8th Grade Girls Interested in Playing Basketball:
Tryouts will be 12/8-12/10 with practices starting after that.
7th grade= 2:00pm-4:00pm
8th grade= 4:00pm-6:00pm
**ALL forms must be completed in Final
Forms ** Physical must be up to date.**Activity Fee must be paid.
The Buckeye Local School District utilizes PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports.) PBIS is a proactive approach that schools use to improve school safety and promote positive behavior. The focus of PBIS is prevention, not punishment. At Braden Middle School, we utilize
E- Meet Expectations
Students at Braden Middle School earn Bulldog Bucks from their teachers for displaying PRIDE behaviors, which are then put into a random weekly drawing for a variety of prizes. Please help us in trying to encourage PRIDE behaviors within your students at home as well. You can view further information regarding PBIS at home here.
Student’s encore (special) class changes to the next rotation on December 14th. Student’s next encore class can be found on their schedule under ‘3rd 7 Week Course.
2nd Grading Period
The 2nd grading period ends on Thursday, January 13th. Please ensure that you are checking your student’s Google Classroom assignments and grades on Progressbook. If you need assistance with Progressbook, please give us a call in the office. Additionally, please assist us in
keeping the lines of communication open with your students’ teachers. If you have a question or concern, all teachers can be reached via email. Teacher email addresses can be found here
November Important Dates:
- November 24-26→ Thanksgiving Break
A Look Ahead:
- December 16th→ Parent/Teacher
- December 20-January 3rd→ No School, Winter Break
The Buckeye Local School District utilizes PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports.)
PBIS is a proactive approach that schools use to improve school safety and promote positive
behavior. At Braden Middle School, we utilize PRIDE as our building wide expectations.
PRIDE stands for:
E- Meet Expectations
Students at Braden Middle School earn ‘Bulldog Bucks’ from their teachers for displaying PRIDE behaviors which are then put into a random weekly drawing for a variety of prizes. Please help us in trying to encourage PRIDE behaviors within your students at home as well. You can view further information regarding PBIS at home here.
First Quarter Awards:
We will be having an academic awards assembly for the first quarter by grade level during
student's encore class period on Friday,November 12th. We will be live streaming the
assemblies for families to login and be able to view. Details regarding the live stream will be
shared out closer to the assembly date.
The 2nd grading period is well underway! Please ensure that you are checking your student’s Google Classroom assignments and grades on Progressbook. If you need assistance with Progressbook, please give us a call in the office. Additionally, please assist us in keeping
the lines of communication open with your students’ teachers. If you have a question or concern, all teachers can be reached via email.
Teacher email addresses can be found here.
PTO Sponsored Tailgate:
Thank you to the PTO, parents and local organizations who donated to make this event a
success! We greatly appreciate the efforts made by all who made this event a fun and safe
environment for our students!
PTO Sponsored Fun Run:
BMS PTO invites family and friends to join in helping raise funds for other fun and educational
activities for the students throughout the year. Each student will raise funds by asking family
and friends to sponsor them to participate in the fun run or walk here at school. Sponsors can
pledge with a flat donation. Students and classes will have an opportunity to earn prizes
based on their participation in the fun run. Donations can be made in cash, check (written
to Braden PTO) or donated online via square at this link.
2021 Junior Cavs Warrior Winter Basketball League
Grades 1-2 (Will play on 8ft. Hoops)
Teams will be Co-ed. Coaches and Volunteers are needed!
Time: Games will begin at 1:00 PM.
Cost: $60 per player (Paid online through Pay-Pams)
Schedule of Events:
Tryout Date/Draft: Sunday, November 21st
(Grades 1-2 12:00-1:00), (Grades 3-4 2:00-3:00), (Grades 5-6 4:00-5:00)
Practice Dates: November 28 and December 5 (Schedule TBD) –
Game Schedule on 8 Sundays will be as follows:
Game Dates: December 12, 19 January 2, 9,16, 23 , 30 February 6 Makeup dates Feb 13 and/or 20. **Any questions please see the Buckeye Schools Athletics page for more information.
Students of the Month:
Braden Middle School formally recognizes one student per grade level each month as Student
of the Month. Students of the Month at BMS exhibit the following qualities: is self motivated,
goes beyond basic expectations in the classroom, shows above average effort, works hard and is persistent. Prospective student’s of the month display initiative, honesty, respect, responsibility and compassion. Students show willingness to help peers and act as a leader and a role model in the building.
Congratulations to the following students for being named the September Students of the Month:
6th grade→Joel Rivera
7th grade→ Evan Whitmire
8th grade→Natalie Houser
District Student of the Month Representative→ Natalie Houser
Congratulations to the following students for being named the October Students of the Month:
6th grade→ Scarlett Allenbaugh
7th grade→ Isabella Emery
8th grade→Avery Patton
District Student of the Month Representative→ Isabella Emery
World Kindness Day
November 13th is World Kindness Day! Braden Middle School students will be discussing a variety of topics surrounding kindness during their advisory period. Check out this article on Parents.com regarding reinforcing a culture of kindness at home.