Willits Unified Schools will not be in session tomorrow October 30. The school has planned in-services days for Thursday and Friday. So there will be no school for students on Thursday or Friday as well. The football game scheduled for Friday night will be played at its regular time if we have power, if not it will be played at 1 o’clock and 3:30 on Friday afternoon.
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
Due to power outages Willits unified school district will be closed on Tuesday the 29th. There is a pending Wind advisory for Tuesday night that may prolong the power shut down. I will keep you posted on our status as soon as I know definite information. Stay safe and alert to changing conditions.
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
Hello BGMS Parents, This is Ms. Munguia with announcements for this week. I want to congratulate our Volleyball B team for their amazing team work and their win over Eagle Peak in our last game. Both teams played really well in their third game, neck and neck the score went from 15 to about 23 before the cougars won it! This was the last game of the season for Volleyball, and Cross Country also closed their season last week. This week we begin the basketball season. Sign-ups were in the office last week, and the try outs begin on Monday. In Science, now that students have turned in their question, they will be working on their hypothesis for their Science Projects. We are three weeks from the end of the first trimester. I have sent home a letter for parents about our after school academic assistance classes, with students who should attend. These take place on Monday’s and Wednesdays for students who need help bringing up grades. When you look on Aeries and have questions about assignments, email or call that teacher for clarification. The Academic Talent Search students will have a workshop on Monday at the beginning of the day. Tuesday is a regular day this week. Seventh and eighth grade AVID students visit San Francisco State on Wednesday of this week. BGMS students are participating in the Red Ribbon Week prevention activities by dressing in theme each day. Monday is Pajama Day, Put Drugs to Sleep, Tuesday is 80s Day, Drugs are Old School and Wednesday is Halloween Costumes Day, Drugs are Scary. Tuesday evening beginning at 6:00 pm in room 6, all eighth grade parents are invited to the first eighth grade parent meeting to plan the Promotion Celebration, and fundraisers for our eighth grade students. I hope to see all our eighth grade parents there. Thursday and Friday are staff professional development days and students will not be attending classes. Thank you for your attention, have a great 4 day weekend, and goodbye.
over 2 years ago, Maria De Los Munguia
Due to power outages there will be no school for Willits Unified on Monday the 28th. I will post again Monday afternoon to let everybody know our status for Tuesday.
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
This is a reminder for Monday morning. If you do not have power at home you can assume that the school does not have power either and we will be closed. I will keep you posted on the power situation at our school as time goes on.
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
An additional student van added to the fleet. Thanks to a USDA Grant for 55% of the cost.
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
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Hello BGMS Parents, This is Ms. Munguia with announcements for this week. This week Tuesday is a short day with dismissal at 1:30 pm. In sports, volleyball plays River Oak Charter, on Monday at BGMS, Tuesday they play Fort Bragg at Fort Bragg and Thursday they play Eagle Peak at Eagle Peak. A, B, and C Teams play for all three days and all games begin at 4:00 pm. Volleyball will end their season with the A Team Serve-a-thon fundraiser on Friday, beginning at 3:00 pm. Everyone is encouraged to come and show your support for BGMS Sports. Thank you to Coach Ludwig and Coach Hall for their time and effort at providing a fun and competitive volleyball season for our students. Tuesday the Cross Country team travels to Spring Lake for a meet that will begin at 3:30 pm. The Cross Country team will also end their season this week with a home meet on Wednesday at the Par Course in Brooktrails, beginning at 3:15 pm. Thank you also to Ms. Golding for her coaching of our Cross Country Team. Friday begins the BGMS Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon has as a theme this year, Send a message. Be Drug Free. Each day will have a different dress up theme; Friday is Wear Red to kick off Red Ribbon Week, then next week, Monday is Pajama Day, Put Drugs to Sleep, Tuesday is 80s Day, Drugs are Old School and Wednesday is Halloween Costumes Day, Drugs are Scary. Thursday and Friday of next week are staff professional development days and students will not be attending classes. In Science, this week students should be thinking about their Science Fair question. A Science Fair Project is required for all students, in all grade levels at BGMS. We have after school assistance for homework or any work needing help from a teacher. Mondays after school, 3:00 to 4:00 pm, Ms. Hendrix in room 12 is available for help, and Wednesday in room 9, Ms. Didato is available for help. This week your student will be contacted if they should be staying after school for this assistance. Thank you for your attention and goodbye.
over 2 years ago, Maria De Los Munguia
Hello BGMS Parents, This is Ms. Munguia with announcements for this week. Thank you to every parent who came to meet with teachers to talk about how to support their child’s success in school. Tomorrow, Monday, the background research for the Science Fair project is due, for all students doing a Science Fair project. Tuesday we will have our first BGMS Parent Education Night. First Five will do a presentation for parents on how to help with teenage anxiety and depression. We are encouraging all our parents to join us for an informative night, and we will provide child care. Thursday is our make-up day for all students who have not taken their school pictures. There will be a School Site Council meeting on Thursday beginning at 3:15 in the BGMS Library. The Pep Band will play again on Friday at the WHS Football game. BGMS members should be at the WHS band room at 6:15pm. In sports, volleyball will play Pomolita on Monday at BGMS, Tuesday they play Mendocino at Mendocino, and Wednesday they play Laytonville at Laytonville. All games begin at 4:00 pm. There is a B Team Tournament at Anderson Valley on Saturday beginning at 9:00 am. Thank you for your attention and goodbye.
over 2 years ago, Maria De Los Munguia
All of the Willits schools have power and will be open today.
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
Good Evening. Please be advised that there is a chance of a power outage in the Willits area scheduled for tomorrow October 9th. If you have power at your residence tomorrow morning, assume that school will be in session during regular scheduled hours. If you do not have power at your residence tomorrow morning, assume school will be canceled. In the event of a power outage during the day, school will continue to be operational until the end of the school day. We will continue to update you as we receive further information. Mr. Westerburg
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
Hello BGMS Parents, This is Ms. Munguia with announcements for this week. This is Parent/Teacher/Student conference week. Students have a 1:30 pm end of the school day release time every day this week. Teachers have been setting up conference times. Every parent should make sure that their contact information is up to date in Aeries. For help in updating your family’s information please call the BGMS office. We are looking forward to meeting with all of our families. I want you all to know that teacher communication with parents is very important for the success of your child. All students at BGMS have begun working on their Science Fair Projects. Monday the project question, a list of the materials, and the time estimate are due. Your student received important dates and information about the Science Fair Projects this past week. In sports volleyball plays Round Valley on Monday at BGMS, A and B teams, Wednesday Potter Valley, at Potter Valley, A, B, and C teams, and Thursday Mendocino at Mendocino, A, B and C teams. All days begin at 4:00 pm. Cross Country travels to Windsor on Wednesday for a meet that begins at 4:00 pm. On Saturday BGMS Cross Country will be part of the Mendo Mile beginning at 10:30. Go Cougars! I am happy to announce that First Five Mendocino will be providing BGMS Parent Education Nights three times this year, beginning with October 15th. Parents can learn about how to help with teenage anxiety and depression beginning at 6:00 pm in the library. This is something we can all use more information about so we hope to see everyone there, next week. Also, as the weather begins to get cold, and we experience more colds, we are asking parents and community members for donations of facial tissues and hand sanitizer to Baechtel Grove Middle School. These can be brought to the main office, and thank you for your support. And finally do not forget that we have a book fair this week in the library. There is a great selection of paperbacks for middle school students. Come by any time between 7:30 am and 3:30 pm and visit our Book Fair, this week. Thank you for your attention and good bye.
over 2 years ago, Maria De Los Munguia
Hello BGMS Parents, This is Ms. Munguia with announcements for this week. We are mid-way through our first trimester. You received grade checks this last week and next week are Parent-Teacher Conferences. This is all in place to make sure that students are successful in their first trimester this year. If you would like a parent conference, and are not contacted to be involved in one, please call your student’s Language Arts teacher. Volleyball, A and B teams play Laytonville on Monday at BGMS, Upper Lake at Upper Lake on Tuesday, Point Arena at BGMS on Wednesday, and the A team has a tournament at Eagle Peak on Saturday. All games begin at 4:00 pm on weekdays and 9:00 am on Saturday. The Cross Country team will have a meet at Badger Park in Healdsburg on Monday beginning at 3:45 pm. Tuesday is a regular day schedule this week. Volleyball will have their annual fundraiser on Friday. C Team will do a Bump-a-thon from 3-4, B Team will do a Bump-a-thon from 4-5, and A Team will do a Serve-a-thon from 5-6. I hope to see lots of people come out to support our Volleyball Team! Thank you for your attention and goodbye.
over 2 years ago, Maria De Los Munguia
All BGMS Parents, please update all parent information in Aeries so that we will be able to contact you about Parent/Teacher Conferences this week. Thank you.
over 2 years ago, Maria De Los Munguia
I am pleased to let everyone know that our bus drivers came into today and fixed the training issue. WUSD will be busing all our students on Friday.
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
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I am pleased to let everyone know that our bus drivers came into today and fixed the training issue. WUSD will be busing all our students on Friday.
over 2 years ago, Mark Westerburg
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BGMS Volleyball working hard tonight against Eagle Peak.
almost 3 years ago, Mark Westerburg
BG VB
Hello BGMS Parents, This is Ms. Munguia with announcements for this week. The Cross Country meet for this Monday has been cancelled. Volleyball will play Eagle Peak at home on Monday, and Fort Bragg at home on Wednesday, both days games begin at 4:00 pm and all three teams will play. There is an A team tournament in Arcata on Friday and Saturday, with a beginning game at 5:30 pm on Friday. Monday at 6:00 pm there will be an Early High School Parent workshop. We are asking all parents whose students are in the program to come to an informative night about how the program will influence their high school years. Tuesday is a minimum day this week, with students out of school at 1:30 pm. Thursday at 5:00 pm we are asking all of our English Learner students to come to a BGMS ELAC parent advisory meeting. It is very important that all of our Spanish speaking parents attend this meeting. We need your input. All Parents should expect students to bring home grade progress sheets from all of their core classes, this week; Language Arts, Social Studies, Math and Science. Your signature is required so that we know that you have seen these. If you have any questions about these please call, or email the teacher. Thank you for checking the progress of your student, thank you for your attention, and good bye.
almost 3 years ago, Maria De Los Munguia
The BGMS 8th Grade Band will be combining with the WHS Band, starting this Friday to form a 41-member Pep Band for WHS Varsity Home Games. This will be the largest band that has played at these events in over 6 years! Our first performance is this Friday, September 20th, starting at around 7:30pm. Come out and support our town's growing Music Program, our Band, the WHS Football Teams, and our community! See you there!
almost 3 years ago, Mark Westerburg
MS Band
Hello BGMS Parents, This is Ms. Munguia with announcements for this week. Volleyball starts off their week on Monday by playing Upper Lake at home, A and B teams, Tuesday’s game was canelled, and Wednesday A and B teams are back home playing Leggett. Games begin at 4:00 pm on all days. All AVID Parents are invited to our AVID Parent Workshop on Wednesday beginning at 5:00 pm with sixth grade. 7th and 8th grade will begin at 5:30. The first BGMS Site Council meeting will take place on Thursday beginning at 3:15 pm in the library. The Back to School dance was rescheduled to this Friday from last Friday. Everyone is eligible for this dance. All students are welcomed. It will take place from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in the BGMS cafeteria, and is going to be lots of fun. The first eighth grade pep band performance will take place this Friday during the Varsity WHS Football game, with their practice beginning at 6:15 pm that day, at the WHS Band room. Thank you for listening, and goodbye.
almost 3 years ago, Maria De Los Munguia
Attention parents due to scheduling conflicts we have moved the web dance from this Friday the 13th to next Friday the 20th. It will be held in the BGMS cafeteria from 4 to 5:30.
almost 3 years ago, Tiffany Klee