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2017 BMS Veterans Day Assembly

On Thursday November 9th, Byron Middle School held their annual Veterans Day appreciation breakfast and assembly.  Over ninety Veterans and family members enjoyed a breakfast put on by the student council.  At 8:30, both Veterans and middle school staff and students went to the theater for a student organized and run assembly.   For the next hour, the audience heard music from the band, choir, and poems written by 8th grade students.  There was a presentation that included the meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance and a video that contained interviews of Veterans, staff and students regarding the meaning the flag.  The assembly wrapped up with a short presentation about each branch of military.  Veterans from each branch then were able to introduce themselves and were given a small flag with an attached message from an 8th grade student.  Special thanks to the students and staff who worked hard making the morning events successful.  I want to thank all the Veterans and their family members that took the time to join us. 
 
 
 
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  • Enrollment Number Total number of students enrolled is 340.
  • boardoftrustees Class Sizes Average number of students per class is 17.
  • Student Mobility Student who transfer in or out of school between the first day of October and the last school day of the year is 4%.
  • applebooks Teacher Retention Of full time teachers, 88.2% return to the middle school year to year.
  • Advanced Academic Classes Advanced classes are offered in math and language arts for grades 6, 7 and 8.
  • Outside the Core In addition to core academics, courses are offered in Ag, Art, Band, Chorus, and Technology Enhanced Communication (TEC).
  • Beyond Academics Outside the classroom students participate in 10 athletic teams and 11 activities.
  • 1-to-1 Computing All students are issued a laptop for accessing curriculum, producing products of learning, and further developing 21st Century skills.

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