Welcome to Bayfield Middle School

We would like to welcome all our visitors to the BMS website.  We have created our school website to help parents, students, community members, and people wanting to learn more about our school be able to get important and timely information.  We are relying more and more on electronic communication to let you know what is going on in our school.  The Principal's Corner will serve as a monthly newsletter of information of importance to students and parents. We have included a variety of links to facilitate the sharing of information from our school.

 We are proud of our Middle School for the quality interaction and support among students, parents and staff.  We want to make this website an efficient and effective source of information for you.  We welcome your feedback and input to help make this an effective tool of information.

 To register a new student you will need to following information.

  •  A copy of your child's birth certificate.
  •  A copy of your child's most current immunization record.  If your child is exempt, we have a form for you to sign.
  • If your child is on any medication that needs to be administered at school, including non-prescription medications, we will have you fill out a permission form.  We will also need a prescription from a doctor and the medication in its original bottle.

Bell Schedule For Students:

  • First Bell--7:50
  • Tardy Bell --7:55
  • 6th Grade Lunch--12:27-12:47
  • 7th Grade Lunch--11:35-11:55 
  • 8th Grade Lunch--12:45-1:05
  • School Dismissed--3:25

Late Start Bell Schedule For Students:

  • First Bell--9:25
  • Tardy Bell --9:30
  • 6th Grade Lunch--12:19-12:39
  • 7th Grade Lunch--11:39-11:59 
  • 8th Grade Lunch--12:37-12:57
  • School Dismissed--3:25        

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Thanksgiving Break 

November 24-28.  Have a safe and restful break.  Thank you for sharing your children with us! 

Late Start

Wednesday, December 10

Classes for students begin at 9:30.  Staff day begins at 7:15. 

BMS Food Drive

Our annual food drive began on Monday, November 10. We are collecting food (non-perishable items only) during 1st period classes.  Over the years, our school has consistently been one of the largest donors to the La Plata County Food Bank. Let's keep it up! 

Sports-Boys’ Basketball

-Thursday, November 20.  Bayfield at Miller, 4:15 p.m.

-Tuesday, December 2.  Escalante at Bayfield, 4:15 p.m. 

8th Grade Presentations by SRO Dan Cyr

Our School Resource Officer, Dan Cyr is conducting a 5-session series for 8th grade students.  Topics include:  Healthy Relationships, Internet Safety, Sexting, and Crime and Punishment. Sessions will be held during AR class over the remainder of the quarter. 

Holiday Arts Festival 

Tuesday, December 9 at BHS Auditorium .  Art Show begins at 6 p.m.  Choir and Band Concerts begin at 7 p.m. 

Project Merry Christmas

If you need help over the holidays, please contact our counselor, Mr. Kelly.  He can connect you with Project Merry Christmas. 

For Our BMS Yearbook

If you have any pictures of middle school extra-curricular activities (sports, clubs, concerts, competitions) for the yearbook, please email them in jpg format to mwennerstrom@bayfield.k12.co.us 

Upcoming Quarter 3 Classes

Advanced Spanish for Grade 8. 

Students may request this Semester 2 class which will prepare them for the high school Spanish Proficiency test. Students may check in with Mrs. Lunceford if they are interested in Advanced Spanish. 

Junior Police Academy for Grades 7-8.

This Semester 2 class will be taught by Dan Cyr, our School Resource Officer.  Students must be maintaining a C average or better to be considered for this class.  Applications for this class may be picked up in the school office.  Some students already applied in May, and these students will be given first consideration for the class. 

Paris Trip

Don't miss out on student educational trip to Paris!  Deadline to enroll is December 31st, 2014!  Submit your deposit with the easy online enrollment and secure your early enrollment discount.  Enroll online at:  www.educationaltravel.com/register Then just enter trip ID:  111945.  Any questions please contact Mrs. Pepper art teacher, ext#1018, email:  kpepper@bayfield.k12.co.us 

Link to Bayfield School District Facebook Page www.facebook.com/bayfieldschooldistrict   


Minecraft Tournament!

Published on 11/04/2014 at 8:41 a.m. by aroach

Technology Student Association (TSA) is holding a Minecraft Tournament over the next four weeks. It will take place every saturday from noon to 4 P.M. It is open to middle school and high school students. It will be a battle to the death in a 48-man tournament. Fight with or against your friends in a battle of wit and skills...and voxels. Players will be eliminated until one lone survivor will be crowned victor!

Information can be found at the TSA Bayfield website on the Minecraft Tab. TSA also needs to recruit adult chaperones for the tournament. If you can spare a saturday afternoon please email ppyatt@bayfield.k12.co.us. This tournament is an official fundraiser for the TSA. If you have a child that would be interested in participating, the entry fee is $9.99. The tournament is going to be held in Mr. Pyatt's computer lab, room C204. There is only room for 48 players, so first come, first serve! You can sign up online at www.TSABayfield.org. It will be a battle in a Hunger Games style arena. It will begin November 8th. Come join the battle!

Amy Roach, Media Relations Intern, BSD