Okemo Ski Program Update

Okemo paperwork for students and chaperones is available at BFMS starting today. It is due back on Friday, January 18th. Please keep an ear/eye out for updates on when we will get our passes. Right now, the plan is to get them on our first day. This is the only option Okemo has presented that works for our program.

Dental Opportunities at BFMS

Bellows Falls Middle School has partnered with Springfield Medical Care Systems and the Holt Foundation to offer dental services to your child while at school.

Barbara Hodgkins, RDH from the Children’s Dental Health Project is looking forward to providing dental cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments, and oral health education to any child at the school. These services are offered at no cost to you. The opportunity for improving dental health is made possible with a grant from the Holt Foundation.

These services are open to all BFMS students and provided at school, whether or not they have dental insurance and whether or not they have a regular dental home.

Please call or email your school Jeannie Hodsden to have the sign up forms sent home with your child.  You may leave a message on the confidential voice mail.  The number is 463-4366 option #5.

Published Writers

Congratulations to the following BFMS students whose work has been selected by the Young Writers Program and will be published in the Stranger Sagas book (February 2019). 

Alex Leonard
Raymond Plummer
Austin Mallan
Edward McCormack
Ana Hernandez
Ariana Heist
Dylan Stewart
Nevaeh Bostwick
Charlie Hodgson
Justin Draper
Ruby Besson
Kelsey Bacon
Isabella Stoodley

A.I.M. Afterschool Winter Session

Welcome to Afterschool – Learning and Exploring Happens after 3:00 PM – Relax and stretch with a yoga, learn to write a comedy sketch, produce your own TV episode, build up your strength, discover new science experiments, or repair a bicycle – whatever your passion , you will find something to do with A.I.M. Afterschool. Our program runs Monday through Friday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM with a variety of activities that offer enrichment and educational opportunities. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

Terrier Times – November Edition

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Check out the latest edition of the Terrier Times featuring: an interview with Windham Northeast Supervisory Union’s Superintendent of Schools Chris Pratt, an inside scoop at ACE Awards from Greater Fall Connections, Saxtons River’s new park, the new Farm To School Cafe lunch program and more!  Click here to read

The Terrier Times is a community newspaper written and edited by the students of Bellows Falls Middle School in the AIM Afterschool Program. We welcome your comments and questions. We hope that the Times provides a way for people in the community to communicate about local interests and goings on! You may email us at stuart.strothman@wnesu.com

YOUNG WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY

On Thursday October 4, girls from the eighth grade class took part in the “Young Women in Engineering Day” at River Valley Tech Center. This immersive, hands-on STEM day introduced them to various engineering concepts such as: Electrical Circuitry, Marine Engineering, Plasma Cutting, and Solar Electricity. The learning program was organized by Northern Heritage Mills with the goal of encouraging  young women in middle and high school to consider entering the fields of employment in STEM and business leadership. A total of seven schools were in attendance with workshops hosted by college students and professionals from The Landing School, Dartmouth Thayer School of Engineering, Hypertherm, Eversource, Wheeling Engineering, and Norwich Solar Technologies.