TODAY IS MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018
IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES
• Tue 4/24 – Fri 4/27 SBAC testing (Math classes – block schedule*)
• Mon 4/23 – Thurs 4/26 Cheer Tryouts
• Mon 4/30 – Fri 5/4 Scholastic Book Fair
• Fri 5/4 Cultural Fair
• Fri 5/11 Permission slip due for 8th Grade Promotion Dance
• Thu 5/31 Permission slip due for 8th Grade Great America
*BLOCK SCHEDULED MATH TESTS - Grade 6, 7, & 8
Tuesday & Thursday – Periods 1,2,3 Wednesday & Friday – Periods 4,5,6
Period 1 (or 4) Start 8:05 – 10:03
Break 10:03 – 10:14
Period 2 (or 5) Start 10:19 – 12:17
Lunch 12:17 – 12:47
Period 3 (or 6) Start 12:52 – 2:50
HEY BRONCOS: Bret Harte will resume the Cultural Fair on May 4, 2018 @ 4:00-7:00PM. The Cultural fair includes a talent and fashion show. The talent show consists of performing traditional dances and other talents from around the world. We would greatly appreciate it if you would participate in our events. Students can participate as an individual or as a group. Please stop by Student Services for sign up sheets. Please return this sign up sheet to Student Services.
The Scholastic book fair is back again this spring at Bret Harte Middle School. The book fair will be open from
April 30th to May 4th. Students can come to the book fair to shop during morning recess, lunch recess and after school. After school the book fair will be open until 3:15pm. The students can bring cash or check to shop. Hope to see you at the book fair! For your convenience, we have an online catalog for you to shop, please go to the book fair homepage at: http://www.scholastic.com/bf/brethartemiddleschool1
CHEER TRYOUTS - Monday, April 23rd in BH Cafeteria from 5:00- 7:00pm
AND Tuesday April 24th, Wednesday, April 25th, and Thursday, April 26th in BH Cafeteria from 6:00-8:00pm
*INSTRUCTIONS TO REGISTER MY ATHLETE (RMA):
BEFORE tryouts (and by the deadline), an athlete’s parent/guardian must have the following items in order to participate in any BHMS athletic tryout process/athletic practice:
1. Register athlete online at registermyathlete.com
2. An Athletic Medical Exam Screening form completed by a Physician
3. A Medical History form completed by a Parent/Guardian.
Please upload these forms to registermyathlete.com or bring a hard copy to Sylvia in Student Services. Forms and RMA instructions are also available in Student Services at BHMS, on the Bret Harte registermyathlete.com page, and on the Bret Harte website under Athletics and Clubs - Booster Club Forms.
2017 – 2018 CLUB SCHEDULE
LUNCHTIME CLUBS Advisor: Room:
Invisible Issues – Student Charity (Next Meeting May 1st) Ms. Imagawa K-1
Amine (Permission Slip Required) Ms. Hashizu C-12
Future Business Leaders of America (Meet every other Tuesday – starting Oct 10) Mr. Berwald M-7
Science Club Journal Writing/Blue Print Creation for the Tech Challenge Mr. Hardell F-2
Campus Life Mr. Ching F-5
Creative Writing Club Ms. Suresh M-1
Reading Owls Ms. Warren D-8
Strategic Games Mr. Murray D-4
Comics Club Mr. Berwald M-7
Mr. Twerdahl C-6
Anime (Permission Slip Required) Mr. Schumake C/R
Chess Mr. Berwald M-7
Coding Mr. Mittleman M-3
Popcorn (every other Friday – Starting October 11) Mr. Purtscher M-6
AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS
3D Printing Exploration Ms. Malaviya D-9
R/C Electronics (Starting 2/27/18) Mr. Nguyen F-6
Model United Nations Ms. Cervantes D-11
Guitar Cub Ms. Imagawa K-1
INSTAGRAM: Bret Harte Middle School is now on Instagram! Follow us at
NON-SCHOOL SPONSORED ACTIVITIES
Attention 8th Grade Broncos going to Leland: Interested in joining the Leland Dance Team? Come to the BH Student Services and pick up a Dance Team Tryout Packet - due May 18. Please note a mandatory Parent Information Meeting will be held on May 2 from 6:00-7:00pm in Room F-5 at Leland High School.
Camp EDMO - We believe in profound inner growth - for we know kids will change the World! In our EDMO PRO program, 5th – 8th graders tackle new challenges as they dive deep into science, technology, engineering and the natural world. Learn more and enroll at http://www.campedmo.org or stop by BH Student Services for a flyer for more information.
Youth Summer Theater Auditions! If you like “Wicked”, “The Wiz”, and the “The Wizard of Oz”, you’ll love “Destination Oz” ~ this exciting youth theater production offers many featured speaking, singing, and dancing roles for local youth. No experience required, and all who audition will be accepted!
South Bay Auditions: Wed 4/25, 4:30-7:00pm Sign up at http://www.southbaychildrensmusicaltheater.com
Morgan Hill Auditions: Thu 4/26, 4:30-7:00pm Sign up at http://www.gilroychildrensmusicaltheater.com
Stop by Bret Harte Student Services for a postcard with more information.
Champion Youth Presents Self-Defense and Safety Awareness Education! All children and teens should learn to defend themselves against bullies and stranger abduction. 40-minute classes are open to all youth ages 4-15, every Monday from April 16 – June 4 (except 5/28) at Burnett Middle School. Only $8/class if paid in full, $9/class if paid weekly. Stop by BH Student Services for a flyer, or call 800-956-6956, or click http://www.championyouth.org for more information.