Hello BMS Families,

Please see the weekly communication below.

Progress Reports - Student progress reports are now available now in Empower.  To access these reports, you will need to log in with the parent portal information that was provided to you last year.  If you do not remember this information, please contact Mrs. Carvalho in the main office at .  Here is a link to several videos that may be helpful regarding the Empower Parent Portal.  CLICK HERE


Parent Conferences - Parent conferences will be held virtually this year on November 5th and 12th from 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM.  Teachers will be reaching out to those families that they feel need a conference first and will reserve time slots for any others that would like to meet.  Please email your child’s team if you are interested in having a conference.


Extracurricular Activities - Many of our extracurricular activities have started up.  Please keep an eye on the daily bulletin for the schedules of each activity.  These activities include: Art Club, Scrabble Club, Chess Club, Robotics Club, Student Council, Math Teams and Computer Club.


Halloween Expectations:

Students will be allowed to dress up for Halloween keeping the following guidelines in mind:

-No costume masks or full-face paintings- only a daily COVID facemask

-Students will need to come to school in costume.  Students will not be allowed to change into costumes at school.

-No hair spray or hair color of any kind can be sprayed at school

-No weapons, chains (fake or real) or anything that resembles an inappropriate item.

-Costumes must follow the dress code expectations in the BMS handbook.

  • Cohort A’s dress up day will be Wednesday, Oct. 28th

  • Cohort B’s dress up day will be Friday, October 30th

- Appropriate COVID facemasks are required that meet the CDC guidelines


1st Annual facemask decorating contest!!

  • Decorate a school approved facemask in a fall or Halloween design.

(paint, markers, bedazzle, etc.)

  • Be creative!!!!

  • Masks will be judged and prizes awarded during recess on your dress up day!

Health Office Notes  

Tuesday October 27th Student Flu Clinic from 9-11am. Please check your email from Mrs. Mackes for more information.


Applications for the St. Vincent de Paul Thanksgiving Food Baskets are now available. If you did not receive one and are in need of assistance please contact the school nurse for an application. These are due back by October 31.  


The Loudon Food Pantry also provides assistance to Belmont and Canterbury families in need. Visit their website at or call for an appointment at  724-9731.


Please remember to screen your children daily for the symptoms of COVID-19 before they leave for school in the morning and report the results on the daily online screening tool. 

Thank you and have a nice weekend.


Mr. Pope

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