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Friday, January 23, 2015 

Second Semester Art Students:

    Art supplies are available from the school store for $11.00

                 drawing book, correct eraser, 2 fine tip pens

 

Tomorrow, the Rust Library is holding a Writer’s Workshop from 1:00-4:00 with Cristin Terrill, who wrote the science fiction story "All Our Yesterdays". Try your hand at writing a short story and even entering the library’s contest!


Today, you can sign up for a turn to use CUBELETS robotics kits that will be in our library for the next two weeks.  You can use the kit for 30 minutes during your Resource or lunch time.  Have fun creating robots that do many different things and learn about robotics at the same time!  Sign ups will take place in the Auditorium and during lunch blocks, or see Mrs. Gwinn-Casey in the library.


Career Cafe

On Wednesday, January 28th and Thursday, January 29th we will have our last Career Cafe’s of the the school year.  Please be prepared to give your undivided attention to our guest.

 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 

Just a reminder that tomorrow morning is Math Olympiad, not science olympiad.


Did you know that while in America, almost everyone has access to clean drinking water, but in most parts of Africa, very few people do! Did you know that DC is running out of clean drinking water- and that by 2025, there will be no clean drinking water in this area if we keep doing what we’re doing? If this scares you, come join Wishful Waters! Wishful Waters is a club designed to raise awareness about water quality issues, and to fundraise money to promote access to drinking water across the world. Our first meeting will be this Friday at 7:45 am in C12!


Ice Cream, cookies, brownies, and cake Oh My! Are you drooling for more Sweet treats? Then you should join The Sweet Chef. Sign ups start January 27th. If you have questions stop by Ms. DeGaetano’s class in room c11.


CUBELETS are robotic kits that will be in our library the first day of the third marking period, January 27th (An “A” Day) through Friday, February 6th.

If you want to sign up for a turn, here are the rules:

Sign ups are today and tomorrow before school and in Resource. You may only sign up for one turn, which will take place during your Resource or lunch block.

Neatly write your name and student I.D. in the space provided.

If you have Resource in different location, see Mrs. Gwinn-Casey before school starts to sign up. 7th graders- you will learn about CUBELETS when your language arts class visits the library in the next few days.

Write your date and time in your Agenda and remember to come to the library then!

We hope that you enjoy learning more about Robotics and CUBELETs.

Remember to make a note of when you have signed up so that you don’t forget!   

 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 

Attention students--SCA will resume after winter break, snow days, and delays this Wednesday, January 21, at 7:45 am in Mr. Turner’s room.  Come join us as we begin planning for the spring semester!  


Second Semester Art Students:

    Art supplies are available from the school store for $11.00

                 drawing book, correct eraser, 2 fine tip pens


Rust Library in Leesburg is holding DIY crafts, make scarves out of recycled t-shirts, tonight at 6 p.m. If you like to do crafts, this sounds like fun!


8th Grade Band Members: if you are on the volunteer list for the Instrument Test Drive Night, please report to the band room tonight at 6:15pm.  Wear BEMS spirit gear and bring your instrument. Thank you!



CUBELETS are robotic kits that will be in our library the first day of the third marking period, January 27th (An “A” Day) through Friday, February 6th. If you want to sign up for a turn, here are the rules:

   Sign up during your Resource or lunch block.  You may only sign up for one turn.

   Neatly write your name and student I.D. in the space provided.

   We will do sign ups tomorrow and Thursday.  See your Resource teacher in the Auditorium.  If you have Resource in a different location,    see Mrs. Gwinn-Casey before school starts.

     Write your date and time in your Agenda and remember to come to the library then!

We hope that you enjoy learning more about Robotics and CUBELETs.

 
Friday, January 16, 2015

Attention all 8th grade Library Volunteers, please report to the Library at the beginning of lunch for a brief meeting!

 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 

Have you played on hour of code? Have you designed or are interested in designing video games? Are you a girl interested in computers? Then come join Girls who Code! Belmont Ridge Middle School is starting up a Girls who Code club, which will meet on Fridays. If you are interested, please stop by Ms. Raburn’s room in C12 or go to the school webpage, under the club activity ‘Girls who Code’ for more information! Applications for the club are due by Friday.


Math Olympiad will not meet this Friday morning. Instead, Science Olympiad will meet from 7:45- 8:15 in C12 on Friday. Additionally, science olympiad participants are asked to go to the science olympiad webpage from the school website to fill out the student participation form.


The BRMS Boys 8th grade team started the New Year continuing on their winning ways with a convincing 54-18 victory over Seneca Ridge MS.  The boys are back in action on Sunday, 1/18 at Stone Hill Middle School at 5:30 vs Lunsford Middle School.  Please come out and show your support.


Congratulations to the students who made All-District Band!!  Your hard work and talent is impressive and we are so proud of you! 

 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 

Registration is now open for the Ashburn Girl’s Lacrosse season. There will be an informational meeting on Friday, January 8th beginning at 7:00 pm at Stuart Weller Elementary School.  More information can be found at www.ashburnlacrosse.org.


The Battle of the Books Club will meet today, after school in the Library.  Please bring your books and questions...see you later!


Bright Life Buddies will meet today after school.


Have you played on hour of code? Have you designed or are interested in designing video games? Are you a girl interested in computers? Then come join Girls who Code! Belmont Ridge Middle School is starting up a Girls who Code club, which will meet on Fridays. If you are interested, please stop by Ms. Raburn’s room in C12 or go to the school webpage, under the club activity ‘Girls who Code’ for more information! Applications for the club are due bythis Friday


Math Olympiad will not meet this Friday morning. Instead, Science Olympiad will meet from 7:45- 8:15 in C12 on Friday. Additionally, Science Olympiad participants are asked to go to the Science Olympiad webpage from the school website to fill out the student participation form.  
 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 

The Battle of the Books Club will meet tomorrow, after school in the library.  Please bring your books and questions for all three books.  Stop by to see Mrs. Gwinn-Casey if you miss the meeting.


Rust Library’s Minecraft Club meets at 6 p.m. tonight.


Attention 6th grade Band Students: The Burgundy AND Silver Bands will rehearse today after school from 3:30-4:30 pm in the auditorium.  You will need your instrument and music book.  We also have our 6th grade band concerts tonight at 7pm and 8pm. See you there!


Math Olympiad will not meet this Friday morning. Instead, Science Olympiad will meet from 7:45- 8:15 in C12 on Friday morning. Additionally, science olympiad participants are asked to go to the science olympiad webpage from the school website to fill out the student participation form.


Have you played on hour of code? Have you designed or are interested in designing video games? Are you a girl interested in computers? Then come join Girls who Code! Belmont Ridge Middle School is starting up a Girls who Code club, which will meet on Fridays. If you are interested, please stop by Ms. Raburn’s room in C12 or go to the school webpage, under the club activity ‘Girls who Code’ for more information! Applications for the club are due by Friday.

 
Friday, January 9, 2015 

This Sunday, January 11th at 1 p.m., Ashburn Library is holding Hot Cocoa and a Movie for Japanese Anime and film fans.  The movie is Alice in Wonderland.

 

The Battle of the Books Club will meet NEXT Wednesday, January 14th.  Please finish reading "because of mr. terupt"and writing questions and answers for our meeting on the 14th.

 

Do you need some extra computer time to get your school work done?  Then this announcement is for you.  Computer lab 2 will be open every morning from 7:45-8:30 for students to come in and get some extra computer time.  The lab will also be open on Monday afternoons from 3:30 to 4:30.  The library is open on Wednesday from 3:30 - 4:30.  The activity bus runs on Mondays and Wednesdays so you will get your work done and have a ride home.

 

Attention Band Students: If you are auditioning for the All-District Band tomorrow, please plan to meet in the band room today from 3:30-4:30pm for mock auditions and important information.


Ashburn Lacrosse has scheduled an info session for girls in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade that are interested in learning more about our spring program.  Registration is under way and evaluations are scheduled through February.  Please check out our website at www.ashburnlacrosse.org or join us Friday January 9th at Steuart Weller Elementary School in Ashburn from 7:00-8:00 for more information.


Attention students participating in the A Capella Workshop tomorrow:  Registration begins at 8:30 am at Rock Ridge High School.  Be sure to have your downloaded music and materials for the event.  See Mrs. Washington if you have any questions. All students and staff are invited to attend the concert which is free and open to the public at 4:00 pm at Rock Ridge. There will also be a performance by the US Army Chorus.   You won’t want to miss it!

 
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 

Girls...are you ready to join the fastest sport on two feet?  Registration is now open for the Ashburn Girl’s Lacrosse spring season.  For more information, visit their website at www.ashburnlacrosse.org.


Rust Library in Leesburg is holding a DIY craft tonight at 6 p.m. to make bird marionettes.  Go for some crafts and fun! 

 
Monday, January 5, 2015

Do you need some extra computer time to get your school work done?  Then this announcement is for you.  Computer lab 2 will be open every morning from 7:45-8:30 for students to come in and get some extra computer time.  The lab will also be open on Monday afternoons from 3:30 to 4:30.  The library is open on Wednesday from 3:30 - 4:30.  The activity bus runs on Mondays and Wednesdays so you will get your work done and have a ride home.


Registration is now open for the Ashburn Girl’s Lacrosse spring season.  Assessments begin in January for proper team placement.  For more information, visit their website at www.ashburnlacrosse.org.  


If you love writing, this is for you!  “It’s All Write!” is a short-story competition open to teens, through the Loudoun County Public Library.  Visit the website to find out information on the contest and free writing programs you can sign up to attend.  Entries can be submitted starting January 1st and ending March 1st. You can sign up to go to writing workshops at the Ashburn or Rust Library.

 

Rust Library is holding Reading Buddies Training today at 4:00 to be a Reading Buddy for January dates.

 
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