Middle School Summer School 2019
The dates for Middle School Summer School are June 17-July 18 (closed the week of July 1-4). Registration for Middle School Summer School begins May 1 and ends June 13. Summer school students can work AT HOME on coursework or in one of the designated labs if they do not have access to a computer. Cost is $150 per class. Register online at geenville.k12.sc.us/summerschool or in person at your student's home school. Download the Summer School 2019 Flyer for more information.
Mandatory Parent Meeting April 11th - 8th Grade Field Trip to Atlanta
There will be a mandatory parent meeting on Thursday, April 11th at 5:00 p.m, regarding the April 23th Atlanta field trip. The meeting will be held in the BMS auditorium and will last approximately 30 minutes. Each student going on the trip must have a parent or guardian attend.
Make-up Meeting Date--Monday, April 22nd at 5:00pm in the BMS auditorium.
Contact your child’s teachers if you have any questions.
Weekly Messenger from Dr. Davenport
Missed the Tuesday Messenger from Dr. Davenport? Listen to this week's message Weekly Messenger for the Week of April 8-12, 2019.
Archived Tuesday Messengers can be accessed HERE.
Bryson MS PTSA Needs Parent Volunteers for Leadership Positions for 2019-2020
Attention current BMS 6th and 7th Grade Parents
Bryson Middle is in dire need of PTSA Board Members for next school year 2019-20. The positions that are being vacated by parents of 8th graders must be filled in order to have our PTSA exist in our school They are President, Vice- President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Think about this-- without a working PTSA next year, your child will not have a sponsored Spirit Week, they will not enjoy PTSA sponsored academic incentives each quarter. Also, money may not be available to fund some field trips, or offer a fun day of "Chillin' on the Green", or sponsor other educational events through PTSA Staff Mini-Grants.
Please consider responding to this request. Your child will always remember their time in middle school and your personal involvement.
You may contact the school at 355-2100 if you are interested.
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SC READY/SC PASS and End of Course (EOC) Testing Dates Announced
The dates for SC READY, SC PASS and End of Course (EOC) Examinations have been announced. This year, students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades in South Carolina will take the SC College-and-Career Ready Assessment (SC READY), which is comprised of the ELA (writing and reading) and mathematics tests. Additionally, students in sixth and eighth grades will take SC Palmetto Assessments of State Standards (SCPASS) science tests, and students in seventh grade will take the SCPASS social studies test. The dates are as follows:
- SC READY ELA Writing (6,7 & 8th Grades): May 13th
- SC READY ELA Reading (6,7 & 8th Grades): May 14th
- SC READY Math (6,7 & 8th Grades): May 20th,
- SC READY Science (6 & 8th Grades) and SC READYSocial Studies (7th Grade ONLY): May 21st.
The South Carolina Board of Education requires participation in the End-of-Course Examination Program (EOCEP) for students enrolled in gateway courses which are awarded credit in English 1, Algebra 1/Intermediate Algebra, Biology 1, and United States History and the Constitution. The EOCEP examination score counts 20 percent in the calculation of the student’s final grade. This year, students enrolled in English 2 will be administered a field test. Students and schools will not receive results from the English 2 field test. The dates are as follows:
- English 1 Writing: May 8th
- English 1 Reading: May 15th
- Algebra 1: May 22nd
Greenville County Schools Releases the 2019-20 Calendar
Greenville County Schools has released its 2019-20 calendar. Students will start the new school year on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. You can view the entire 2019-2020 School Year Calendar by following this link: Greenville County Schools Calendars. These dates are also on out Bryson MS Calendar on the front page of our website.
Course Catalogs- Rising 6th, 7th & 8th Grades
Below are the links for the course catalogs for all rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders. If you have any questions, contact your child's grade level guidance counselor.
Attention 6th Grade Parents-- Important Notice about Tdap Vaccine
In accordance with South Carolina law, all 7th grade students must have the Tdap vaccination. Tdap is a combination vaccine that protects against three potentially life-threatening bacterial diseases: tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough).
Bryson Middle School requires that the vaccination (or exemption) be completed and all immunization certificates turned in to the school before the student starts orientation for the 2019-2020 year. Students will not receive their schedule and will not be allowed to attend school on the 1st day, if the school does not have the correct documentation on file. We appreciate everyone who has already completed the Tdap requirements. If you have not, please be advised of this policy and complete the requirements as soon as possible.
Please do not wait until the start of your child's 7th grade school year. This must be on file with the nurse prior to the start of 7th grade. Parents are encouraged to submit the documentation by May 31, 2019. Please feel free to fax proof of vaccination to 864-355-2194 or bring the documentation to the school. Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter. If you have any questions, please call the nurse at 864-355-2107.
Change in Phone Number Form
Parents- If you do not currently have a cell phone number on file with us as the PRIMARY form of contact in an emergency and you wish to add a cell phone number to the contact list in order to receive texts in the event of school cancellation or other emergency schedule changes, please download the 2018 Change in Phone Number Form in English, or Spanish and complete it and submit it to the front office at Bryson Middle School.
SC School Report Cards 2018
The SC State Department of Education has released the 2018 SC School Report Cards. Here is a link to view Bryson MS's Report Card and an important letter explaining the changes to the State Report Card.
Honor Roll Dress Down Privilege Guidelines
ATTENTION parents of Bryson Middle School Honor Roll students for the 1st Quarter of the 2018-19 School Year. Please review the guidelines for the Honor Roll Dress Down Privilege with your student. Honor Roll Dress Down Privilege Guidelines
Nominate an educator for the Golden Apple Award
Ingles and WYFF News 4 want to reward the teachers who are going above and beyond. Each week, an area teacher will be selected to receive the Golden Apple Award and profiled Thursdays on WYFF News 4. These weekly winners will be chosen from your nominations by a panel of judges. At the end of the school year, a Teacher of the Year will be selected from the weekly winners.
"Building a Better Graduate" Podcast- Dr. Burke Royster
Greenville County Schools has started a “Building a Better Graduate” podcast. Season 1, Episode 1 features Dr. Royster explaining Graduation Plus. We are always looking for new ways to educate the community about this important districtwide initiative. Click on the link below to view. You may also subscribe through AudioBoom.
Car Rider Arrival and Dismissal Locations 2018-19Please see the map HERE for 2018-19 Car Rider Arrival and Dismissal locations at Bryson Middle School.
Donors Choose Projects at Bryson Middle School
Click here to support teachers with Donors Choose projects at our school.
Bryson PTSA Remind Sign-up Info
Want to be "in the know" about what is happening with our great Bryson Middle School PTSA? Then don't forget to sign up to receive updates and messages about events, fundraising and how you can get involved via Remind. Click HERE for instructions on how to sign up!
Register Now-- Bryson Middle School Extended Day Program
Registration is now open for the Bryson Middle School Extended Day Program.The program meets from 3:30-6pm each day that school is in session.
Weekly, Half-Week and Daily rates are available.
Program includes light snack, homework time, physical activity and STEAM/Project Based Learning enrichment activities.
- GCS Strategic Plan: Progress Report 2016-17
- SC Report Card 2018
- School Portfolio
- SIC Report to the Community
- School Profile
- BMS Athletics
Documents and Forms
- School Master Course Catalog (Middle and High School)
- Student Enrollment & Transportation Forms- Available on the Greenville County Schools Website.
- Dress Code Brochure
- Athletics Physical Forms
- FERPA Information
- Children's Online Privacy Protection Act – COPPA
- 2018-19 Extended Day Program Information
- SC Family Friendly Standards