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SOL testing will start on Monday, May 6th at BEM. Check the schedule for dates and details:
Begins May 6, 2019
The BEM LEGOnauts had a great week at the FIRST Lego League World Festival in Detroit, MI. The world championship had more than 43,000 attendees watching more than 17,000 students from 37 countries participating across 4 divisions.
The LEGOnauts received the 1st Place Robot Strategy and Innovation Award which was the only robot award won by a team from the USA.
The BEM 8th Grade Guitarists performed at the Melodee Music Acoustifest on Sunday, April 28th.
RiverCon is only two days away. May The 4th Be With You.....
View the May edition of the BEM Newsletter:
Order your school supplies for the 2019-20 school year. Visit the school website, or click on the link below:
Remember to visit the BEM Book Fair. Open for business 8:30-3:30. Open through Friday and during RiverCon on Saturday.
View the latest edition of Dr. Hitchman's Thank You Notes for Tuesday, April 30th:
Dr. Hitchman's Thank You Notes - Tuesday, April 30th
Rivercon is coming to Belmont Ridge on May 4…Star Wars Day! We are looking for volunteers. If you are Interested in helping out or contributing items to this unique event? Check out our "Sign-Up" page:
The Positivity Project focus in Advisory this week will revolve around the concepts of teamwork and citizenship. Share your experiences about being part of a team with your student.
View the latest edition of Dr. Hitchman's Thank You Notes for Friday, April 12th:
Dr. Hitchman's Thank You Notes - Friday, April 12th
Congratulations to Mahsa Riar, winner of the Saunders Scholarship for her presentation at the 3rd Annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy's Investor Panel. Mahsa created her company called Limitless Limbs to help children who were born without limbs:
Thanks to Roots for hosting our students
Wow! What a morning with Belmont Ridge Middle School! One of our bigger cooking classes (haha!). We broke the students in to teams and cooked all kinds of different stuff, with lots of technology including sous vide, vacuum sealer, smoking gun, instapot, Hestan Cue, but their favorite was the Arteflame! Great work everyone! Some future Grill Masters!
Congratulations to our BEM students for a great performance at the Riverside Cluster Concert last night.
Ms. Smoot is firing up the kiln for the 6th grade "bobble head" project
BEM students in the news: "Loudoun County eighth-grader wins state round of National Geographic GeoBee"
A Loudoun County eighth-grader took home first place at the 2019 National GeoBee Virginia State Competition at Longwood University on March 29.
Special thanks to Chef Rich Rosendale of Roots 657 Cafe & Market. Hands on learning is the best. Our facs students had a great experience today.
Congratulations to the BEM Odyssey of the Mind competitors. Saturday was the Virginia State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament where Belmont Ridge was represented by two teams - Awesome Sauce and the Hungry Peeps. Team Awesome Sauce finished first in the State for Problem 5 - Opposites Distract and they will be going on to represent Belmont Ridge at the World Competition in May at Michigan State University!
The Hungry Peeps had a strong showing in Problem 4 - Structure Toss and finished 4th in the State. Both of these teams had a great showing against tough competition and deserve congratulations on their amazing Odysseys this year
Ms. Campbell's 7th grade art students are starting to display their "ceramic looms" in the showcase.
The Positivity Project focus in Advisory this week involves "Being Present and Giving Others My Attention" #otherpeoplematter :
Just like plants need sunlight to grow, our relationships need attention. The research is crystal clear, relationships are the cornerstone of well-being.
Vending tables are fully booked as of this afternoon! Thank you for all of your support.
PS- Don't forget to buy your tickets!
The Positivity Project focus for this week has been "humor". Check our the character card:
The Belmont Ridge Middle School newsletter for April is now available on our website. Click on the link below for more information:
The Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Department of Pupil Services will present "Loudoun County Sheriff's Office: Safety Minute Internet/JUULing Forum" from 6:45 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at Seneca Ridge Middle School.
Seneca Ridge is located at 98 Seneca Ridge Drive, Sterling, 20164.
During the workshop, attendees will get a straightforward, graphic look at the realities behind Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Internet-connected technology. The audience will learn about the hazards that are faced each day by the youth who have made these devices a "must have" part of their daily lives. Please be advised that this is a PARENT ONLY CLASS DUE TO THE GRAPHIC CONTENT.
Register by calling 571-252-6540 or go to https://www.lcps.org/cms/module/selectsurvey/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=9144
Mrs. Madigan's 7th graders participated in a digital Babysitting Breakout lesson today. Students had to complete 5 missions and unlock the digital locks in order to gather information throughout the class. Puzzles, sorting, and demonstrating all lead to students cracking the codes!
View the latest edition of Dr. Hitchman's Thank you Notes for Friday, March 22nd:
Dr. Hitchman's Thank You Notes - Friday, March 22nd
Spring Pictures will take place on Monday & Tuesday, 3/25 & 26 during PE classes. Forms were sent home with students.
Belmont Ridge was represented by 3 outstanding teams at the Regional Odyssey of the Mind Competition. Two of the teams will be moving on to represent the school at the Virginia State Championship. The Hungry Peeps were declared Regional Champions for Problem 4 - Structure Toss. Team Awesome Sauce finished second in Problem 5 - Opposites Distract and a Belmont Team finished second in Problem 2 - Hide in Plain Sight.
View the latest edition of Dr. Hitchman's Thank You Notes for Friday, March 14th:
Dr. Hitchman's Thank You Notes - Friday, March 15th
Upcoming Events at BEM. Check the school website for more details: https://www.lcps.org/bmrms
19045 Upper Belmont Pl
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