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    Brown-Barge Middle

    201 E. Hancock Lane

    Pensacola, FL 32503

    (850) 494-5640

    (850) 494-5699 (FAX)

    Health Info

    Escambia county school district reopening plan 

    INCOMING 6th graders encore preference - DUE Friday, June 26!

    Parents, please complete the Encore form by Friday, June 26.

    BBMS New Parent Handbook

    Welcome to Brown-Barge! Please review this handbook for information about our school. We are excited to meet you all soon!

    summer reading - INCOMING 6th grade

    Incoming 6th grade students should read "From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" by E.L. Konigsburg. This book is available at local public libraries and bookstores, or visit this website to download the book for free. Students do not complete a project over the summer. Instead, they will use their knowledge of the book in a stream activity when we return to school.

    Summer reading - 7th & 8th Grades

    Students who will be in 7th or 8th grades this fall may choose their own book to use for their summer reading project. Students will be responsible for an oral presentation and project, due August 14, 2020 (the first Friday of the new school year). Please see these instructions for details about the project and rubrics.

    Student materials pick up/drop off from 8-3

    Families may come to BBMS to pick up and drop off school materials from 8-3 Monday to Friday.

    FOCUS parent portal info- super important!!!

    Parents, you will need a FOCUS parent account in order to see your students' 4th quarter report card. They are not scheduled to be mailed out this year. Please see the notice below from the district for assistance in establishing an account.

    The ECSD Information Technology Department has created a series of instructional videos to assist parents in accessing and learning the new features and settings available in the Focus™ Parent Portal Account program. The videos offered at this link include:

    1.    FOCUS™ for Parents: Why You Need A Parent Account

    2.    FOCUS™ for Parents: How to Create A Parent Online Account

    3.    FOCUS™ for Parents - Version 10 Updates

    There are also written instructions available: Focus™ Parent Portal: Create a New Online Account.  Parents signing up for the first time will want to gather some necessary information (the list is also available on this page). 

    Parents will need to know:

    1.    A valid email address

    2.    Your child’s date of birth

    3.    Your child’s 6-digit ECSD student ID number

    4.    The last four digits of your child’s Social Security Number

    A Parent Portal Account will also allow parents of multiple school-aged children to navigate from one child’s information page to another, without having to log out in-between.

    ECSD Families App

    Once parents have established their Focus™ Parent Portal account and password, they can also access their child’s information by using a mobile device and downloading the ECSD Families App. This free app is available in the Apple App Store, or on the Google Play store for Android phones.  The icon graphic is an apple wearing a graduation cap.

    2020-21 Tri 1 stream preferences

    Stream preference sheets have been mailed to current 6th and 7th grade families. Please review the stream descriptions HERE. Rank your choices and mail it back to us!         

    BBMS Loves our military families!

    Click HERE for a special video message!

    Distance learning information

    We will be monitoring voicemail (494-5640) and staff members are accessible by email. The school district’s Food Service Assistance program will still operate from designated schools. 

    Distance Learning has begun. All stream TORs, Encores, and Gifted Elective will utilizing Google Classrooms. Please have your students check their school email regularly.

    Click HERE for some Tips and Tricks of Pro Panthers Working from Home. Tips for successful video conferencing (Google Hangout/Meet) are HERE. HERE are the most common Chromebook problems and some solutions.

    If you are still having technology problems with your Chromebook or applications, please call 850-905-6863. This helpline will record your call and generate a helpdesk ticket. Please know your child's math teacher.

    We hope all of our Panther family stays healthy and safe during this unprecedented time. If your children are in need, please visit this link for resources in mental health, food assistance, and internet service.

    Information for incoming gifted students

    Parents of current 5th grade students, if your child is identified gifted, please read a letter about progression meetings and services at BBMS here

    If you would like more information about our weekly Gifted Elective enrichment option, please view this short video.

    If you have any questions about gifted services, please contact Carrie McGugin, cmcgugin@ecsdfl.us

    Military and Family life counseling available

    Video Teleconferencing Services are now available and being provided by our Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) for BB Middle School.  All Video Teleconferencing Services are HIPAA compliant, secure and confidential through Google Meets. 

    Services are available to:

    Service members

    Spouses of service members

    Children from military families. 

    **Telephonic services are available for adults. 

    Fun interactive interaction with emphasis on socialization and developing positive coping skills to handle daily life events and issues. A great way to promote connections and maintain existing connections. Can be provided in group and individual platforms. 

    If interested please call Renee Robertson at 850-860-6196 to schedule an appointment. For more information, please see the flyer linked here.

    Mental health initiative

    Odyssey of the Mind Competed  at regionals - two teams qualified for state!

    Congratulations to our History Fair winners!

    Congratulations to our science fair award winners!

    Happy new year!

    BBMS Faculty

    Japan Exchange

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    Are you interested in going to Japan? To learn more about participating in the 2020 Summer Youth Exchange Program, open this flyer.

    Turn in all paperwork to Mr. Dennis, Ms. Cassidy, or Mr. Bryant. 

    Congratulations, Ms. McGugin, teacher of the year

    Carrie McGugin

    2019-20 Bus Routes

    The bus routes for center-to-center transportation have been released. If you have any issues or concerns with transportation, please contact our Route Manager, Mrs. Aeppli 429.2949. 

    BBMS Bus Routes 19-20

    School Security Notice

    Extracurricular Activities

    Below is the list of currently running extracurricular activities, their meeting times, and sponsors. Please contact the sponsors if you have any questions about the club.

    Activity

    Meeting Days & Times

    Sponsor

    First Priority

    Thursday, 8-8:30

    Ms. Gilley

    Chorus Wednesday, 3:15-4:30 Mr. Carey

    BBMS Robotics Team

    See Mr. Parr's page for news and updates.

    Mr. Parr

     Japan Club

    Wednesday and Thursday, 3:15-4:15

    Mr. Bryant 

    Odyssey of the Mind

    See Ms. McGugin's page for news and updates.

    Ms. McGugin
    Spirit Team See Ms. McGugin's page for news and updates. Ms. McGugin
    History Fair  Thursday, 3:15-4:30  
    Be the Change TBA Mrs. Smith
    Chess Club

    Tuesday, 8-8:30

    Friday, 3:15-4

    Ms. Munson
    Art Club Wednesday, 3:15-4:45 Mrs. Fryman
    Newspaper Friday 3:15-4:00 Mr. Mellor
    Yearbook Friday 3:15-4:30 Mrs. McWhite
    Tech Club Every other Wednesday, 3:15-4:15 Mrs. McVoy
    Minecraft Club Wednesday 3:15-4:30 Ms. Moloney
    Doctor Who Club Friday 3:15-4:30 Mrs. Guy

     

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    Tree Ring Green School

    Brown-Barge Middle School is a TreeRing Green Yearbook School. This year we sold 273 yearbooks, so Trees for the Future will plant that many trees in BBMS's name!