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    Brown-Barge Middle

    201 E. Hancock Lane

    Pensacola, FL 32503

    (850) 494-5640

    (850) 494-5699 (FAX)

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    Early Release Day - Nov 3

    In order to offer our teachers and staff regular opportunities for professional development, the district has scheduled three early release dates for students during the 2021-2022 school year. The upcoming dates are November 3, 2021 and January 26, 2022. 

    On these days, Brown-Barge dismissal will be at 1:10pm.

    School choice expo - OCt. 26

    Are you interested in attending Brown-Barge or another magnet school? Or are you interested in the many career academies in our district? Come learn more at the annual School Choice Expo, Tuesday, October 26 from 6:00-7:30 at Washington High School.

    The open enrollment period for middle and high school will be October 25 - December 3, 2021.

    For questions about open enrollment, please contact Chris McFarland, Coordinator of Student Assignment, Home Education, and Student Records at (850)469-5580.  For questions about career academies, contact Steven Harrell, Director of Workforce Education, at (850)469-5357.

    Brown-Barge and West Florida High School Applications

    The application window is open for Brown-Barge Middle School and West Florida High School. Please use the link below to fill out the application. 

    Please carefully read the eligibility requirements on the School Choice Webpage and the application itself. Siblings do still need to fill out an application! Also see our BBMS FAQs for more information.

    Be sure your application is submitted before the deadline, December 3, 2021!

    Red Ribbon Week

    Red Ribbon Week Flyer

    Congratulations, Coach Cassidy--SHAPE Middle School PE Teacher of the Year!

    Coach Cassidy

    POP Day

    Click the image to watch the video!

    Basketball games/tickets

    Tickets for basketball games are only available from gofan.co.

    Games are Thursdays, starting with JV Boys at 5:30. The Varsity Girls will follow, and then the Varsity Boys.

    Oct. 28 - vs. Bellview Middle at home

    Nov. 4 - vs. Beulah Academy of Science at home

    Yearbook Sales

    Purchase your yearbook now by following the directions on the flyer below. Yearbooks can only be bought online.

    Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Nass

    Mrs. Nass

    2021-22 Start/Dismissal Times

    Our times have been slightly adjusted due to the driver shortage (only a 5 minute adjustment).

    Student supervision starts at 8:05.

    First bell rings at 8:35.

    Dismissal begins at 3:20.

    *Early release days will dismiss at 1:10.

    2021-22 Bus information

    Please click here to view our current bus routes.

    If you have questions about transportation, please reach out to the BBMS Route Manager, Mr. Kenny Pearson at kpearson@ecsdfl.us or by calling 850-429-2949.

    Additionally, as you might have heard through various media outlets, Transportation is in need of additional bus drivers for the upcoming school year. If you know anyone interested, please have them contact the Transportation Department at 850-469-5328 or apply online at escambiayellow.com.

    Congratulations to our odyssey of the mind world tournament competitors!

    Take Stock in children

    Applications for eligible 6th and 7th grade students are available from Guidance. For more information and to see if your students qualifies, please visit their website here.

    Take Stock in Children is a scholarship and mentorship program operating under the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation.  Students selected to participate are matched with a mentor and agree to maintain satisfactory grades, attendance, citizenship, and remain drug/crime free.  At graduation, students receive a 4-year Florida college tuition scholarship.

    Students who completed an application in November do not need to apply again.

    athletics and Club paperwork

    All student athletes must have a current physical (within the last calendar year) on file in the front office.

    Athletic Physical

    All other forms are now completed online. Please see the directions and go to the Athletic Clearance website to complete your registration.

    Students involved in non-athletic clubs or activities will still use this website to complete the drug screening consent requirement.

    Directions

    Video directions

    Athletic Clearance website

    After School care with the Y

    FOCUS parent portal info

    The ECSD Information Technology Department has created a series of instructional videos to assist parents in accessing and learning the new features and settings available in the Focus™ Parent Portal Account program. The videos offered at this link include:

    1.    FOCUS™ for Parents: Why You Need A Parent Account

    2.    FOCUS™ for Parents: How to Create A Parent Online Account

    3.    FOCUS™ for Parents - Version 10 Updates

    There are also written instructions available: Focus™ Parent Portal: Create a New Online Account.  Parents signing up for the first time will want to gather some necessary information (the list is also available on this page). 

    Parents will need to know:

    1.    A valid email address

    2.    Your child’s date of birth

    3.    Your child’s 6-digit ECSD student ID number

    4.    The last four digits of your child’s Social Security Number

    A Parent Portal Account will also allow parents of multiple school-aged children to navigate from one child’s information page to another, without having to log out in-between.

    ECSD Families App

    Once parents have established their Focus™ Parent Portal account and password, they can also access their child’s information by using a mobile device and downloading the ECSD Families App. This free app is available in the Apple App Store, or on the Google Play store for Android phones.  The icon graphic is an apple wearing a graduation cap.

    Can't find grades in FOCUS?

    For Math and Encore, please make sure you have selected the correct grading period (Quarter 3, for example). See picture below.

    Stream grades are not found in FOCUS. Please see your student's planner. They should be writing their grades down on the light beige evaluation cards as their work is returned to them.

    Focus

    Military and Family life counseling available

    Video Teleconferencing Services are now available and being provided by our Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) for BB Middle School.  All Video Teleconferencing Services are HIPAA compliant, secure and confidential through Google Meets. 

    Services are available to:

    Service members

    Spouses of service members

    Children from military families. 

    **Telephonic services are available for adults. 

    Fun interactive interaction with emphasis on socialization and developing positive coping skills to handle daily life events and issues. A great way to promote connections and maintain existing connections. Can be provided in group and individual platforms. 

    If interested please call Renee Robertson at 850-860-6196 to schedule an appointment. For more information, please see the flyer linked here.

    Mental health initiative

    School Security Notice

    Extracurricular Activities

    Below is the list of currently running extracurricular activities, their meeting times, and sponsors. Please contact the sponsors if you have any questions about the club.

    Activity

    Meeting Days & Times

    Sponsor

    Chess Club Thursdays, 8:00-8:30am Mr. Mellor
    Chorus

    Wednesdays, 3:30-4:15

    Mr. Carey

    Dungeons & Dragons Thursdays and Fridays, 3:30-4:30

    Mr. Bryant

    Mr. Johnson

    First Priority Thursdays, Group A 8:00-8:30 and Group B 3:30-4:30 Ms. Gilley
    Gardening Club TBA Ms. Moloney
    History Fair Thursdays, 3:30-4:30

    Mrs. Guy

    Mrs. Meiss

    Hope Squad

    TBA

    Mrs. Fryman

    Ms. Reed

    HOSA TBA Mrs. McWhite
     Japan Club

    Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30

    Mr. Bryant 

    Ms. Cassidy

    Newspaper Every other Thursday, 3:30-4:30 Mr. Perkinson
    Odyssey of the Mind

    See Ms. McGugin's page for news and updates.

    Ms. McGugin
    Robotics Team

    See Mr. Parr's page for news and updates.

    Mr. Parr
    Running Club Fridays, 7:30-8:15am Mr. Brummet
    Spirit Team See the Google Classroom Ms. Reed
    Yearbook Fridays, 3:30-4:30

    Mrs. McWhite

    Mr. Johnson

     

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    Tree Ring Green School

    Brown-Barge Middle School is a TreeRing Green Yearbook School. This year we sold 273 yearbooks, so Trees for the Future will plant that many trees in BBMS's name!