Berwick Junior High School

St. Mary Parish Schools

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Mission: Prowling for success by doing the right thing, with the right attitude.

District Notifications

  • Sign up for the Meals-to-You program, which will deliver packages of shelf stable breakfasts and lunches/suppers to the homes of each child ages 1-18. All parents/ guardians will need to complete an online application form and submit it by Tuesday, March 31th (updated date). Access to the online form is available at the following link: https://mealstoyou.org/emergency-meals-to-you-application/.  

    Meal boxes will be provided on a first come, first served basis, so parents/guardians should sign up online as quickly as possible. More information on this program can be found on the district website

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BJHS E-Flyers

BJHS Announcements and News

  • Stay Connected with BJHS Yearbook!

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 3/25/2020

    For all of us, the COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly changing situation and one that has us planning for uncertainty. Per usual, the culture of a yearbook is remarkable. We may not have a connection to our school right now or even our neighborhood, but our yearbook still has blank pages to be filled. Now, more than ever, the yearbook staff needs your help. We’re asking that you send in pictures using eShare on your phone or computer. By sending in pictures of what’s going on with you, we can continue to capture the remainder of the year. Please send in school appropriate images and avoid sending in heavily filtered images! Each photo will be screened and approved and not every picture submitted will be used. Visit HJeShare.com or search for it in the App Store! Our school code is BJHS.

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  • Show Your Panther Pride!

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 3/16/2020

    Please check PeachJar for fun ways to keep us connected! Send us your photos on designated days! We will be posting them to Facebook and some pictures will be used in our yearbook!

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  • Wealth of Information!

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 3/14/2020

    We have posted an extensive list of resources and links under the COMMUNITY channel located at the top of this page. You can access them here Community Resources. We will update and announce when new information or resources are provided.

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  • Stay Tuned!

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 3/14/2020

    Stay tuned... we are working on ideas for learning outside the classroom! We are also working on free online resources that can be used at home as well. More information to come soon!

    The COMMUNITY channel above will be used to post resources, information, and helpful links!

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  • School Closure

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 3/14/2020

    Governor Edwards has announced that schools will be closed beginning on Monday, March 16th and will remain closed until April 13th. As of today, students will return back to school on April 20th, 2020, after Spring Break. We appreciate your patience and understanding in this matter.

    Please keep up with the media for any changes that may take place, as well as any messages from our school via jText or posts on Facebook page and/or school website to keep informed.

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  • Quiz Bowl

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 3/13/2020

    Congratulations to the BJHS Quiz Bowl for placing 3rd in the SLQB Region! 

    We are Panther Proud of you!

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  • Coronavirus Preparation for Parents

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 3/6/2020

    Helpful information...

    Please click Coronavirus Preparation for Parents

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  • Red Ribbon Week Drawing Contest

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 2/21/2020

    From Ms. Gidget Everitt: The Red Ribbon Week Slogan for 2020!

    “Don’t Huff, Don’t Puff, STAY AWAY FROM THAT STUFF! Be Drug-Free!”

    The selection of a slogan marks the opening of the Red Ribbon Week Drawing Contest, which is open to artists of all ages.  The deadline for entering the contest if Friday, March 20, 2020, at 4:00 PM.  Guidelines for entries can be found on the district's website under Departments | Safe & Drug Free Schools | Red Ribbon Week Drawing Contest and on Peachjar.

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  • Speak Up!

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 2/15/2020

    Student Empowerment Speak Up

     

     

     

     

     

    St. Mary Parish has been recognized by Project Tomorrow for its participation and commitment to engaging our stakeholders in local decisions on education issues. The district has earned the Speak Up District of Student Empowerment national distinction for our participation in the Speak Up Research Initiative in October 2019. 

    If you missed the first opportunity to contribute your thoughts to Speak Up, it's not too late. The survey links were reopened on February 1, 2020, and will remain open until May 1 for students in grades 3-12, parents (in English or Spanish), school employees, and community members. 

    Use this link to contribute your ideas and opinions about educational technology, career exploration, and schools of the future: BJHS Speak Up Survey

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  • BJHS School Performance 2018-2019

    Posted by Kelly Sumrall on 10/31/2019

    School Performance

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Important Information

  • OLD POSTS CAN BE VIEWED UNDER "ABOUT OUR SCHOOL"

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  • FACEBOOK PAGE

    PARENTS: "Like" our BJHS St Mary page on Facebook! Click on the headline above to be brought to a link for the Facebook page!

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  • I CAL FEATURE

    PARENTS: You may want to take advantage of the calendar feed function on the school's website. As activities are added to our calendar, they will automatically upload to your phone or device! Click on the Calendar link on Homepage, click on the link icon (located right beside the print icon) on the top right hand corner of the Calendar to get instructions to link our calendar to your devices. If you have any questions, please email ksumrall@stmaryk12.net.

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Character Counts!

  • March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020

    Posted by Gidget Everitt on 3/6/2020

    Student: "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."  -John Wooden

     

    Staff: "Be brave, teachers. Today you may face big challenges, impossible tasks or difficult problems. Or you may not, and your students might. Whatever the case, put on your brave face and teach on!"   -Unknown

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SMP CyberSAFE

  • Be Wary of Open Enrollment Scams

    Posted by Susan Dupre on 11/13/2019

    Two important deadlines are quickly approaching for adding or changing your health coverage if you use one of the following options: 

    • Medicare:  December 7
    • Affordable Care Act (ACA): December 15

    Gretchen Abraham from the FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education has shared the following tips on the Federal Trade Commission's website to help you avoid being scammed:

    For Medicare:

    • There are no Medicare sales representatives. Anyone who tried to sell you Medicare insurance is a scammer. 
    • You do NOT have to join a prescription drug plan to keep your Medicare insurance. Medicare Part D is voluntary and has nothing to do with your regular Medicare coverage.
    • Telephone scammers posing as "official agents" may ask for personal information, offer free equipment or services, ask for a quick payment, or threaten you. Just hang up.
    • Help with Medicare is available at medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE.

    For Affordable Care Act:

    • Compare plans and quality ratings at healthcare.gov, where you can also enroll.
    • This year, you can also sign up for an ACA plan directly with certain certified partners.  Make sure a company is on the Certified Partner list before giving them your information. 
    • After you apply for ACA, you may get a phone call from the Marketplace asking you to verify information or supply additional information. If you are unsure about trusting the caller, ask the representative to mail you a letter with instructions for completing your application.
    • Help for ACA is available from the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596.  You can also meet with a local assistant in your community who will offer free assistance. Local assistance can be found through the Local Assistance tool.
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  • SMP CyberSAFE Archives

    Posted by Susan Dupre on 8/5/2019

    CyberSAFE
    See past postings at the SMP CyberSAFE archives page.

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