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Bull Run Middle School would like to thank the following business partners for their significant contributions to our SOAR Program: Gainesville Pediatric Dentistry, Linton Hall Realtors, Harris Teeter, Wegman’s, and the BRMS PTSO.
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Upcoming Events
 
Divisionwide Announcements
Bull Run Middle School Announcements
School and Office Hours
 
School Hours:
8:20 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Main Office Phone & Fax:
Phone: 703.753.9969
Fax: 703.753.9610

 

Important Bull Run Events and Dates
Bull Run Middle School:  Important Dates and Events
Tuesday, September 2:  First Day of School for Students
Wednesday, September 3:  Concussion Seminar, 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 4:  Sports Try-Outs may begin
 
Back to School Nights:
Monday, September 15th:  6th grade, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 16th: 7th grade, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 18th:  8th grade, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

New Bull Run Middle School FEA Chapter

Bull Run Middle School will be starting a Chapter of The Future Educators Association for our students starting September 2014.  This is a great opportunity for our own teachers and administrators to work with students who have an interest in becoming professional educators.  Students who are members of the FEA will be assigned to a mentor teacher and learn about the profession, tutor younger students, attend school faculty meeting and school board meetings, participate in competitions, and attend the national conference in Washington D.C. 
 
The Future Educators Association (FEA) is student-centered organization dedicated to supporting young people interested in education-related careers.  Prince William County Schools and the Bull Run Middle School community has an interest in proactively recruiting and supporting their next generation of local educators.  We believe that supporting the educational profession is very important and we would like to provide students with an opportunity to learn more about the profession.  Parents and students may visit the national website to learn more about this organization at http://www.futureeducators.org .

The FEA Teacher Sponsor for Bull Run Middle School will be Riley O’Casey.  She will have an informational session at the beginning of the school year to review the application process and provide an overview of the vision and mission of the Bull Run Middle School FEA chapter. 

The following application and forms will be needed in the fall:
Student Application     Parent Support Letter     Teacher Recommendation


Rising 6th Grade Immunization
Attention: New for the 2014-2015 School Year

Effective July 1, 2014, the state of Virginia will be requiring all 6th graders (regardless of age) to have a Tdap booster by the first day of school. Previously students were exempt until their 11th birthday. Please visit the Virginia Department of Health to learn more.

A partir del 01 de Julio, 2014, el estado de Virginia requiere que todos los alumnos de 6to grado (sin importar la edad) deben tener la vacuna de refuerzo Tdap antes del primer día de escuela. Esto es diferente a años anteriores, donde los estudiantes de 10 años estaba exentos hasta que cumplieran 11.Aquí está el enlace con el Departamento de Salud de Virginia:
http://www.vdh.state.va.us/epidemiology/immunization/requirements.htm

Summer Reading: Reading is a Wild Ride!
Start your summer off with a wild reading ride! It's time to finally catch up on that book you've been too busy to read. Bull Run Middle School highly encourages all students to participate in the summer reading program. Students may read books from the summer reading lists or ANY other appropriate titles.

Summer Reading Lists

Students who participate and turn in their documentation forms will be eligible to participate in a fall carnival.  In addition, they will earn one extra-credit "A" in their language arts classes for reading one book or two extra-credit "A's" for reading two books. Students can choose one of the following options to document their summer reading: 
Option 1: Submit your summer reading documentation form electronically. Your language arts teacher will have your information before you arrive on the first day of school. You can submit this form within the first two weeks of school too. 
Option 2: Print the PWCS summer reading documentation form, fill it out, and hand it to your language arts teacher within the first two weeks of school.
Option 3: Print your reading log from the public library's Wild Reads program. Hand it to your language arts teacher within the first two weeks of school.
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School Supply Lists for 2014 - 2015
Please click on the link below for a list of suggested classroom supplies for each grade level. 

Bull Run Middle 2014-2015 Supply List, Grades 6-8

Transition Meetings
If you missed either of the transition meetings, you can click on the links below for a copy of the presentations:  

Concussion Seminars for 2014-15
All 6th graders and all new students to the county must complete a concussion seminar in person in order to try-out for a sport. The following are the dates for the seminars for the 2014-15 school year:

August 27th - 6:00 and 6:45
September 3rd - 6:00
November 5th - 6:00
January 20th - 6:00
March 17th - 6:00

The online seminar is available to those students and parents who have completed the in-person seminar the previous year. You must print the certificate and turn it in to Mr. Bianco, Athletic Coordinator for Bull Run.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mr. Bianco at biancosa@pwcs.edu

BRMS to Host a MS Afterschool Program
Bull Run MS has been selected as a pilot school for the School Age Child Care (SACC) middle school program. Below you will find two letters being distributed to students at the elementary schools that feed into BRMS.  Many parents would like a safe, fun learning environment for their students after the school day ends. This program will provide that opportunity for students 12 years old and younger.  Please read the letters below, or contact Damone Cerrone at cerrondr@pwcs.edu or 703-791-8844 for more information.   

MS Afterschool Program Announcement - English
MS Afterschool Program Announcement - Spanish

Helpful Hints for your Child's use of Social Media
Click on the link below for more information on Twitter, Facebook, Kik, Instagram, and Texting: 

Social Media Tips for Parents and Students
School of Excellence Award
Bull Run Middle School has been recognized as a School of Excellence for the 2013-2014 school year. Congratulations to all of our students, staff, parents and community members for receiving such a prestigious award. This is the second consecutive year that we have earned the award and sixth time overall. 
 
The School of Excellence award is based on the overall performance of a Prince William County School as determined by specific measures identified by the Strategic Plan in the area of student achievement, school climate and student health(wellness). The measurement results are based on 2012-2013 SOL student achievement results in grades 6-8, results of staff and student climate surveys and the percent of students passing the identified physical education requirements. To achieve the recognition and honor of a School of Excellence, a school must meet at least 90 out of 100 points on the Prince William County School’s Strategic Plan measurements.  

School Fusion Tutorial
Students:  If you need to review how to use School Fusion, please view this video tutorial.  The tutorial reviews how to change your password and add your e-mail address.
My Lunch Money
Information regarding the online school lunch pre-payment service can be found on the following link:

MyLunchMoneyInfo

Attendance Line
Bull Run Middle School has an automated Attendance Phone Line that you can use to call in any student absences. Simply dial 703-753-7125, and leave a message including the first and last name of the student (with spelling), the student's grade level, your relationship to the student, and reason for missing school. If your student is out sick, please indicate the doctor’s diagnosis or the symptoms your student is having. Thank you! 

Parent Portal
Bull Run Middle School staff members are available to collect parent portal forms in the front office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Parents need to show a photo id and give the signed form (e-mailed to them within 3 days of initial registration) to a front office staff member to have their account activated within 2-3 school days.  More information on this process can be found by clicking on the "Parent Portal" tab on the left side of the front page of this website.
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