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Sixth Grade Parent Orientation

May 2013

Ann Marie McMillan

on 11 August 2016

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Transcript of Sixth Grade Parent Orientation

Burkburnett Middle School
At Burkburnett Middle School we are transforming education for all students in a changing world.
Parent Orientation – April/May
Parent Orientation,
Opportunity #2 – August 11th @ 6pm
Student Schedule pick up -
August 18th - time to be determined
Back to School Student Orientation –
First week of school

*Buses Arrive by 7:40 A.M.
*First bell rings at 7:45 A.M.
(students are tardy at 7:50 A.M.)
*School Ends at 3:20 P.M.
*Buses leave at 3:25 P.M.
Our Day
Each BMS student will attend 8 class periods and
a 20 minute activity period.

7:45 First Bell
7:49-8:35 First Period
8:39-9:25 Second Period
9:29-10:15 Third Period
10:19-11:05 Fourth Period
11:05-11:35 Lunch
11:39-12:25 Fifth Period
12:29-1:15 Sixth Period
1:19-2:05 Seventh Period
2:09-2:30 Activity Period
2:34-3:20 Eighth Period
Intervention Classes
Clubs & Activities for 6th Graders at BMS
Student Council
Robotics (after school)
National Junior Honor Society (7th & 8th)
Elective Classes
Theatre Arts
Band (full year)
Robotics (by application)
Outdoor Education
Pre - AP (Pre-Advanced Placement) Classes
Pre-AP Math
Pre-AP Science
Pre-AP Social Studies

Pre-AP Math students should be prepared to move at a fast pace. These courses will put them on a path to complete Algebra I in the 8th grade for High School credit.
First Day of School-
Tuesday, August 23rd
Behavior Expectations
Passing Periods -
4 minutes
25 minutes - Eat Lunch - Bring or Buy (Hot or Cold)
5 minutes - Outdoors, getting some sunshine!
Core Subjects & Health/Physical Education

Grammar & Composition
Social Studies
Health/Physical Education
Health & Physical Education
Health/Girl's PE
Health/Boy's PE
Teacher E-mail
Skyward Family Access
BMS Website
Manage homework time

Join clubs and activities

Make sure to take advantage of extra help

Tips for the Successful Middle School Student

Help with organization - especially boys

Manage homework time

Initiate positive contact with teachers BEFORE there is a problem


Know your students' friends, who they are texting, and who they are "friends" with on Facebook...just a start.
Tips for the Successful Middle School Parent
Dress Code

Skirt length - "fingertip" rule

Shorts length - at the top of the knees

Hair - must be a naturally occurring hair color, no mohawk/fauxhawk style

Clothing - form-fitting garments such as leggings, jeggings, tights, and yoga/athletic pants must be covered by a top garment that meets the longest finger-tip rule all the way around.

Sleeveless shirts and traditional tank tops are permitted for girls (not including razor back tops or sportswear) as long as an undershirt is worn or the shirt is tight fitting under the arms.

Undergarments must not be visible at any time.

Clothing with holes above the knees are not permitted

6 "free"/no penalty tardies PER 6 WEEKS

After 6 tardies, disciplinary consequences begin - (lunch d-hall, after school d-hall, OCS, personal escort from class to class)

Planning and organization are the keys
to success - have these discussions now!
Cell phones/Electronic Devices

To be turned off and put away in common areas (hallways, restrooms, cafeteria, etc.)

Up to teacher's discretion in the classroom for:
a. well-planned instruction
b. reward or incentive

FAQ about BMS

6th grade exposure to
7th & 8th grade students

Fence & Gate


BISD Calendar
Students will receive their bus information when they receive their schedules. Any other questions regarding bus schedules may be directed to the BISD Bus Barn at 569-2772.
We are looking forward to a fantastic sixth grade year.
See you in August!!
iPad Initiative

iPad distribution to incoming 6th graders
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