Monday, September 18, 2017

Week of 9/18/17

Join PTA!  Join LInk All student PTA members will have their name go in a drawing for a bike.

Monday - 9/18
  • 7th Football - One Game Only 5:30 @ Blalack
  • 7th Volleyball - Perry @BMS B-Team @ 5:30PM/A-Team @6:30PM
  • Honor Choir Rehearsal 6:30-8pm - Choir Room
  • Choir Sectionals 7:30-8:15am 8th Grade Girls
  • Orchestra viola sectionals from 7:30-8:15am
Tuesday - 9/19
  • 8th Football, Perry @ BMS B-Team 5:30PM/A-Team 7:00PM
  • Choir Sectionals: 7:30-8:15am ALL Boys
  • Choir Sectionals: 4:30-5:15pm 7th Grade Girls
  • Band Sectionals: Flute, Trumpet, Euphonium  7:45-8:45am
Wednesday - 9/20
  • Band Sectionals: Trombone, Tuba 4:20-5:15pm
  • Orchestra Sectionals: Bass  7:30-8:15am
Thursday - 9/21
  • 8th Volleyball Perry @BMS B-Team @ 5:30PM/A-Team @6:30PM
  • Band Sectionals: Bassoon, Bass Clarinet sectionals 4:20-5:15pm
  • Orchestra Sectionals: Violin 7:30-8:15am
Friday - 9/22
  • 7/8th grade Fine Arts 6:00-8:00pm @ Main Event Lewisville
  • Band sectionals: Saxophone, French Horn  7:45-8:45am
  • Orchestra sectionals: Cello 7:30-8:15
Den Depot Needs - Donation Bins at Student Services

  • Non-perishable food times
  • New bag of socks or underwear
  • Personal care items for young ladies and young men
Bear Nation FAQ: Introducing the Den Depot!!!!

The Den Depot is a food pantry and clothes closet located at Blalack Middle School. The purpose of the Den Depot is to meet the immediate need of any student. In the case of long-term needs, school administration will work with the student and family to ensure they are provided with the proper support from local agencies. If you have any questions regarding the Den Depot, please contact Blalack Middle School at 972-968-3505.

The Den Depot is a joint effort of Blalack staff, PTA and the National Junior Honor Society. A special thanks to Lowe’s Store #550 (1253 E Trinity Mills Road) for donating all of the shelving, racks and cubbies!!

Monday, September 11, 2017

Week of 9/11/17

AM Drop-Off: Please have your student on campus by 8:50am. This gives students time to use the restroom and get to class without running. Instruction begins promptly at 9am.

Join PTA!  Join LInk 
All student PTA members will have their name go in a drawing for a bike.

Monday - 9/11
  • Band Fundraiser Ends
  • Choir Sectionals 7:30-8:15am 8th Grade Girls
  • Orchestra viola sectionals from 7:30-8:15am
Tuesday - 9/12
  • 8th Football, BMS at Long B-Team 5:30PM/A-Team 7:00PM
  • Choir Fundraiser begins
  • Choir Sectionals: 7:30-8:15am ALL Boys
  • Choir Sectionals: 4:30-5:15pm 7th Grade Girls
  • Band Sectionals: Flute, Trumpet, Euphonium  7:45-8:45am
Wednesday - 9/13
  • Staff Meeting 8am
  • NY Trip Informational Meeting 6:00-6:30pm, Cafeteria Info Link
  • Club Kickoff - Come join a club!  4:15-5pm, Cafeteria
  • 7th Football, BMS at Long B-Team 5:30PM/A-Team 7:00PM
  • 7th Volleyball BMS at Long B-Team @ 5:30PM/A-Team  @6:30PM
  • Band Sectionals: Trombone, Tuba 4:20-5:15pm
  • Orchestra Sectionals: Bass  7:30-8:15am
Thursday - 9/14
  • 8th Volleyball BMS at LONG B-TEAM @ 5:30PM/A-TEAM  @6:30PM
  • 7/8th grade Rhapsody Parent Meeting 5:30pm - Choir Room
  • Band Sectionals: Clarinet 7:45-8:15am
  • Band Sectionals: Bassoon, Bass Clarinet sectionals 4:20-5:15pm
  • Orchestra Sectionals: Violin 7:30-8:15am
Friday - 9/15
  • 8th Grade NJHS packets due
  • Texas Bear shirt money due.
  • Band sectionals: Saxophone,French Horn  7:45-8:45am
  • Orchestra sectionals: Cello 7:30-8:15
Den Depot Needs - Donation Bins at Student Services

  • Non-perishable food times
  • New bag of socks or underwear
  • Personal care items for young ladies and young men
Bear Nation FAQ: Introducing the Den Depot!!!!
The Den Depot is a food pantry and clothes closet located at Blalack Middle School. The purpose of the Den Depot is to meet the immediate need of any student. In the case of long-term needs, school administration will work with the student and family to ensure they are provided with the proper support from local agencies. If you have any questions regarding the Den Depot, please contact Blalack Middle School at 972-968-3505.

The Den Depot is a joint effort of Blalack staff, PTA and the National Junior Honor Society. A special thanks to Lowe’s Store #550 (1253 E Trinity Mills Road) for donating all of the shelving, racks and cubbies!!

Friday, September 1, 2017

Week of 9/4/17

AM Drop-Off: Please have your student on campus by 8:50am. This gives students time to use the restroom and get to class without running. Instruction begins promptly at 9am.

Monday - 9/4
  • No School - Labor Day Holiday
Tuesday - 9/5
  • NJHS applications go to 8th graders in Advisory - due 9/15
  • Band sectionals: Flute, Trumpet, Euphonium  7:45-8:45am
Wednesday - 9/6
  • Staff Meeting 8am
  • Student & Staff Picture Day - Students will take ID/Yearbook pictures through Social Studies Classes.  Order forms were sent home through Advisory classes
  • Band sectionals: Trombone, Tuba 4:20-5:15pm
Thursday - 9/7
  • Meet the Teacher - 6-7:30pm, bring your child's schedule!
  • 8th grade Theatre Production Parent Meeting 8:00pm - Theatre Room D6
  • 7/8th grade Rhapsody Parent Meeting 5:30pm - Choir Room
  • Band sectionals: Clarinet 7:45-8:15am
  • Band sectionals: Bassoon, Bass Clarinet sectionals 4:20-5:15pm
Friday - 9/8
  • Band sectionals: Saxophone,French Horn  7:45-8:45am

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Know What's Going On at BMS!

Welcome to Blalack!

We want you to be...
Involved, connected, and part of the Team!

1. Weekly email blast

  • This goes to the email you used to enroll your student.  
  • It’s a preview of all the events coming up that week, as well as any reminders.


2. Look at the Blalack website Blalack Website Link
  • Scroll down to the botttom of the page for our calendar.
3. Check your student's grades. Parent Self Serve

  • Teachers can email you from the gradebook.  This goes to the email address you used to enroll.  This should not be your student's email!  If it needs updating, use this Link to edit your information. 
4. Join PTA Join NOW at this link.What PTA provides for Blalack students & families:
  • Arts in Education/Reflections contest (local/state/national)
  • Student Socials & a Yearbook Signing party
  • Red Ribbon Week "Drug Free" and Anti-Bullying programs
  • School supplies, spirit wear and gym clothes for purchase
  • College scholarships to Blalack alums
  • Volunteer opportunities
5. Follow us on Twitter Twitter Link @blalackms

6. Like us on Facebook BlalackMS Facebook   PTA Facebook

Week of 8/29/17

Key Dates and Information

AM Drop-Off:
Please have your student on campus by 8:50am. This gives students time to use the restroom and get to class without running. Instruction begins promptly at 9am.

Monday - 8/29
  • First day of school
Friday - 9/1
  • Band Fundraiser begins
  • Code of Conduct signature page due to Advisory teacher.
  • All Schedule change requests (green form in Counseling Office) are due by 4:15pm. Schedules will not be changed after this date.

This Week

Week of 9/18/17