Wednesday, September 17, 2014
3657 South Industrial Drive • Simpsonville, S.C. 29681 • 864-355-2100 • FAX 864-355-2194

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PTSA Reflections Contest
PTSA Reflections contest begins September 15! This year's theme is "The World Would Be a Better Place IF ..." and allows entries in the categories of literature, musical composition, photography, visual arts, dance choreography, and film/video production. Entries must be turned in to the BMS front office between Oct. 9-15. No late entries will be accepted. Details about the contest are available in the front office. Please contact Reflections Chairperson, Andrea Talley, at taldrea@gmail.com with questions.


Lady Bulldog Volleyball Team Finishes 3rd!
Congratulations to the Lady Bulldog Volleyball Team on their third place finish in the gold bracket at the 2014 Woodruff-Upward Middle School Volleyball Invitational. Eighteen teams from throughout the upstate competed in a full-day tourney. Way to go, Bryson Volleyball!


FERPA
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students over 18 years of age certain rights with respect to the student’s educational records.  The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) guarantees parents and eligible students certain rights regarding our conduct of surveys, collection and use of information for marketing purposes, and certain physical exams.  Please click here to review both documents.  If you have any questions, please call the main office at 355-2100.


Sports Tryouts
Bryson Middle School sports will hold tryouts for winter teams on November 3 and spring teams on February 2. Please remember that athletes must have a physical prior to trying out. Please see the links at the bottom of the homepage for forms. Questions concerning sports tryouts should be directed to Scott Stevens, BMS Athletic Director, at 864-355-2123.


Car Loading Procedures
Click here for car loading information.


Dress Code
Click here for the 2014-2015 Bryson Middle School Dress Code.


Tdap Immunization Required for 7th Graders
Parents need to be  reminded that rising seventh graders must have the Tdap vaccination or they must submit an objector’s statement prior to the first day of school, Tuesday, August 19, 2014, for students to attend school.  Parents must provide their child’s school with documentation of the Tdap immunization, a religious exemption, or a medical exemption.  Parents are encouraged to submit document as soon as possible.  If documentation is not provided before the first day of school, the student will not be allowed to start school.  The Tdap vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough).  State Law began the requirement for the Tdap vaccination beginning with the 2013-14 school year.