B-UMS will be having a Scholastic book fair in the library Jan. 24-28. Students can purchase books during that time or you can use the link below if you would like to make a purchase online. https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=bums
Congratulations to the 6th grade students of the month! Alexia Elliot, Parker McCann, Alexis Carr, and Colt Metheney!
B-UMS Holiday Spirt Week will take place December 20th-22nd! See attached image for details!
B-UMS and B-UHS students who ride bus 35 will be transported by Bus 31 on the afternoon of December 1st. These students will transfer to Bus 22 at Hodgesville Elementary and may arrive 20-30 minutes later than their scheduled times. Please contact the Bus Garage at 304.472.1544 with any questions. Thank you!
BAES, HES, B-UMS, and B-UHS students who ride bus 19 will be transported by Bus 31 this afternoon. These students will transfer to Bus 22 at Hodgesville Elementary and may arrive 20-30 minutes later than their scheduled times. Please contact the Bus Garage at 304.472.1544 with any questions. Thank you!
Attention 8th grade parents! Please see below for important information about the 8th grade trip.
October 25th kicks off Red Ribbon Week at B-UMS!
Welcome to the Energy Kick Off! 8th Grade students had a wonderful experience yesterday at their Energy Project Kick-off. Professionals in the fields of Energy, Coal, Oil and Gas, and Forest Management were invited to speak to our Team students about how they manage natural resources and about their career path. As part of their investigation, students will create a psa/pamphlet, Solar Car or Windmill model, a map of West Virginia, as well as learning about the historical resources of the Mountain State.
Just a reminder that Family-Teacher Conferences will be held tomorrow, October 5th, from 4:00-6:00pm at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School. We hope to see you there!
Attention 7th grade parents: This is a reminder that the deadline for the 7th grade Meningococcal and Tdap vaccinations is September 1st, 2021. Students will need to call home and be picked up if sent to school without these vaccinations. They are required by the state for all 7th graders.
All incoming 9th grade students! B-UHS Summer School still has openings for summer school P.E. You will receive a credit for this class. For more info call Mr. Roy. 304-472-3720 ext 5009
Students still needing to turn their iPads May do so tomorrow Wednesday 26th from 8:00-3:15 please make sure the device is charged at least 50% and you bring your chargers.
BUMS students! This week is iPad pick up! Please do not forget your iPad, cord, and charging block! Hope you have a great rest of your weekend. See you Monday!
All full time remote, virtual, and homeschool students in 6th grade who need to complete a make up test for the WV state testing (WVGSA) please report to the school on Monday May17th by7:45 to complete your make up test with Mrs. Cale! Parents will be notified once their student has completed for pick up. ********** 7th grade will be held on Tuesday May 18th @7:45 and 8th will be held on May 20th @7:45 am.
Parents! Starting Monday May 17th we will begin picking up student iPads for the end of the academic year. Please remind your students to bring both the charger and charging block along with their iPads. Remote students will be able to drop off their devices on Wednesday between 7:30- 3:30. We will also be available after school on Tuesday 25th until 5:30pm.
2021 Parent & Student Interest Survey Research has shown that after school programs for children increases achievement and prevents risky behaviors. Therefore, the Harrison County After school 21st CCLC Department with Upshur County would like to reapply with the Project ISAAC After school Grant Application for the next five years. Parental/Guardian input is very important to the grant reapplication process. Please complete and return this interest survey to your child’s school no later than Friday, May 21, 2021. Parent Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F5BXMPZ Student Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FJ6CGJ6
Students! Please remember testing starts Monday! Please make sure your iPad is fully charged and if you have headphones that will plug into the iPad to bring them. Remote students please be at the school by 8:00 am each day of testing. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday testing should be completed by 11:00. 8th grade students the science test is on the 17th you should report by 8:00 am and should be complete by approximately 9:00. Thank you and have a wonderful evening!
Hello BUMS families! The West Virginia State Test will be administered at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School on May 10th, 11th, and 13th. Students in 8th Grade students will be required to complete an additional test on Monday, May 17th also. Please bring your iPads fully charged and be ready to do your best on the test! Students are welcomed and encouraged to bring a pair of headphones from home that plug into the iPad (no Bluetooth devices please). Students who are full time remote will be testing on these same days and will test in their 5th period classes.
BUMS STUDENTS! Attention: Important dates! **WV General State Assessment will be held on 5/10, 5/11, 5/13 with 8th grade having an additional day on 5/17. Testing will begin at 8:00 and will end approximately 11:00 on 5/10, 5/11, and 5/13. Testing will begin at 8:00 and will end at approximately 9:30. All full-time remote students will test with their 5th period teacher. Please be at the school by 8:00. **Incoming 6th and 9th grade student tours will take place on 5/26/21. More information will be forthcoming. Please join our schools for a day of fun. **8th grade graduation will occur on 5/27. More information will be forthcoming. Please join us in honoring your graduating 8th grader.
Please come and support B-UMS Baseball! on May 1st!