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PTA Textile Fundraiser donations

Clean out those closets and support the PTA!  For more information, see flyer here!

Educators From Bourne Schools Visit China Over April Break China

Please CLICK HERE to read this news story!

Buddy Walk Registration Now Open! BUDDY WALK

The MDSC Buddy Walk Program is the largest public awareness platform promoting acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome in Massachusetts.  To get more information, or to register for an event PLEASE CLICK HERE!

Place an Ad for a Graduating Senior Grad Supplement

The Enterprise is once again publishing a special keepsake pull out edition for our four graduating high school classes. This gives parents and businesses alike the opportunity to say congratulations in a forever kind of way. This year, we are offering parents an opportunity to publish a photo of their graduate and one sentence of well wishes for just $35. Publication date is June 8 and will be flush with gradation photographs.

Deadline for participation is Wednesday May 30.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

Memorial Garden Ceremony May 21 at 9 AM Memorial Garden

Please join us on May 21 at 9 AM for the BPS Memorial Garden Ceremony. This event will take place at the Memorial Garden located near the BHS student parking lot. In the event of rain, the event will take place in the high school's library.

Tonight's Beam Signing Session at Peebles Elementary School is Postponed! Event Rescheduled

The Beam Signing event scheduled for tonight at 5:30pm has been rescheduled to next week. The new date and time is Tuesday, May 1st from 5:30 - 7:00pm.

Come and sign the last beam for the new Peebles Elementary School. The beam will raised the next morning at 9:30am during the Topping Off Ceremony.

All are welcome to attend both events

New School Topping Off Ceremony New School Topping Ceremony Invitation

Join Us for the Beam Signing and Topping Off Ceremony for the New Peebles Elementary School!

Child Find Screenings May 18, 2018 child find

A Child Find Screening is a developmental screening. It is a brief assessment designed to identify children who might be at risk for a possible learning and/or developmental delay. Screening offers a quick sampling of a child's skills across areas of language, reasoning, gross motor, fine motor, and social development. For more information, please CLICK THIS LINK!

Important Information Regarding Graduation and Related Senior Class Activities graduation

Attached is important information regarding senior class events and graduation related activities. The senior class advisors are putting the finishing touches on the dates and details regarding the senior dinner, awards ceremony, and yearbook signing.  We ask that you please check back for updates on these specific events.

Kindergarten Lottery Results Posted Lottery results

The results from the kindergarten lottery held, Wed April 11 are now posted. Please see the links below to access the lists for each school.  

Bus Stop Times Adjusted For Middle School Runs Due to Bridge Construction! school bus

Please see adjusted bus stop times by CLICKING HERE! Adjustments effective starting April 13, 2018.

Fiscal Year 2019 FY2019

The Bourne School Committee voted and approved the FY2019 budget and the attached documents are provided for your review.

BHS Track and XC Teams Sponsors Run/Walk-a-Thon to Support Habitat for Humanity May 6 Habitat for Humanity

For complete details, please CLICK HERE TO SEE FLYER

Kindergarten Registration Name and Number Assignments Posted Kindergarten Lottery

Attached are the names and numbers for the Full Day Kindergarten lottery.  The lottery will be held this Wednesday, April 11 at the BMS Media Center at 5:00pm.  You do not need to be present at that time nor do you need the number that is assigned.  The results of the lottery will be posted on the website at the end of the day on Friday, April 13. SEE LOTTERY LIST HERE!

Support the Class of 2020 "Make a Sign" Fundraising Event April 24th at 6 PM Wooden Signs

Join the Class of 2020 for a “Make and Take” sign Fundraiser, funds help support a safe After Prom for the students. See flyer here!

The BHS Drama Club Presents Bye Bye Birdie April 6 - 8 Birdie

For detailed information about show times and ticket orders, please CLICK HERE TO SEE FLYER!

Congratulations to BHS senior Nicholas Carlow for Earning the DAR Good Citizen Award! Nick Carlow

Congratulations to BHS Senior Nicholas Carlow who was nominated by his classmates to receive the 2018 Daughter's of the Revolution's Good Citizenship Award. He was recognized in a ceremony on Wednesday, March 28.  

The PTA Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for next year’s PTA Executive Board PTA

The PTA Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for next year’s PTA Executive Board.  If you are interested in learning more about a position or would like to add your name to the ballot, please contact one of the following representatives:

Emily Hogan, emilyhogan@gmail.com

Melanie Curran, melcurran23@gmail.com (Bournedale)

Kristin Tarantino, cetacean5@mindspring.com (Peebles)

Linda Dupuis, ldupuis831@gmail.com (BMS)

Judy Ariagno, jsariagno@yahoo.com (BHS)

BPS Innovation Studio Offering STEM Summer Camp STEM Summer Camp-Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Mobile Makerspace and the Bourne Innovation Studio will be offer a week-long camp for students entering grades 4-6. The camp will meet from 9am - 3pm during the week of July 23rd in the Innovation Studio at Bourne High School. Register here. 

Congratulations to our Class of 2018 John and Abigail Adams Award Recipients! Adams Scholars

Congratulations to our 2018 John and Abigail Adams Scholarship Recipients!

BMS Partners with Massachusetts Clean Energy Center for the Clean Energy Activity Day! MCEC

Bourne Middle School is excited to partner with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (Mass CEC) for our First Ever Clean Energy Activity Day! 

Important Announcement Regarding Kindergarten Registration! Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration is still scheduled for Wednesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 22.  In the event of inclement weather on Wednesday, March 21, all families have the option to bring their students to Kindergarten Registration on Thursday, March 22 if they choose.  Please CLICK HERE for registration information and forms.

Bourne PTA Scholarship Committee Hosts Second Annual Taste of Bourne March 22 Taste of Bourne

The Bourne PTA Scholarship Committee is hosting the Second Annual Taste of Bourne on March 22, from 6-9 pm at the Trowbridge Tavern. Come sample some fabulous dishes prepared by Bourne restaurants and enjoy fabulous music by past & present Bourne high school students. This is an adult only event and all proceeds will go to scholarships for Bhs seniors. Please click this link to see the flyer for more information.

Welcome to Bourne Middle School Grade 4 (Next Year Grade 5) Students and Caregivers Moving to Middle School

Please join BMS for the following transition events for current Grade 4 (next year grade 5) students and caregivers. We are excited to have you join our school.

Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-2019 School Year Kindergarten Registration

If your child will be age 5 by September 1st, s/he is eligible to register for Kindergarten. There are full-day Kindergarten classes at both Bournedale and Peebles Elementary Schools, for those interested, through a lottery system (get detailed information by clicking our flyers below).

BHS & BMS Hosts Program of Studies Night on February 8 graduation

BMS & BHS is hosting Program of Studies Night on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

BPS Hosts District Art Show at the Bourne Public Library through February 28 BPS Art Show

Please check out the Bourne Public Schools Art Show at the Bourne Public Library. Displays of student work will be up through February 28.  

BHS Hosts Screening of the Documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age - February 1 at 6PM Screenagers

Thanks to the generosity of the Grace Swift Nye Grant, on January 30th parents and community members are invited to attend a screening of the documentary Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age. The film presents the challenges of excessive screen time for youth and what we collectively--as individuals, families, schools and society in general--can do to help our kids use their devices in a more healthy manner. 

BHS Students Identified as Arisia Student Art Contest Finalists Arisia Art Contest

 

Congratulations Matthew Sheehy - grade 11, Joseph Petrillo - grade 11, and Breanna Keesling- grade 9

Check out the photo gallery of their work here!

BHS Students Recognized as New England Emerging Young Artists 2018 Emerging Young Artists 2018

Congratulations to our Emerging Young Artists 2018!  See a photo gallery of their work by CLICKING HERE!

Link to DESE 2017 District and School Report Cards

Please click on the highligted links to view the district and school report cards.

Southeast Music Festival Rescheduled to Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7 music

Due to the storm the Southeast Music Festival at High School will take place on Saturday, January 6, 9 AM -5 PM and Sunday, January 7, 9AM- through concerts. Concert times are the same: 1:00 PM Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, and Chorus. 3:30 includes the Band and Orchestra.

Please Join us for the New Peebles Elementary School Groundbreaking Ceremony on January 6 at 11 AM New Peebles Elementary School
Dream Big and Support the Bourne Education Foundation (BEF)! Dream Big

Thanks to a generous anonymous donation, BEF has eight fabulous luxury box seats to the upcoming Disney on Ice show “Dream Big” at the BU Agganis Arena on Tuesday December 26 available for the highest bidder!  PLUS parking is included!

Bourne PTA Hosts Santa's Workshop Saturday December 2 at BMS

Join us from 10 - 2 PM at Bourne Middle School. Check out our flyer by CLICKING HERE

BHS School-to-Careers Job Board Job Board

Are you a high school student looking for employment or internship opportunities? Are you a business looking to hire? Look no futher than the BHS School to Career Job Board!

BHS Hosts Winter Music Concert on December 7 at 7 PM Winter Concert

Please join us on Thursday, December 7th for the annual Winter Concert!

Admission is FREE!

The Friends of Bourne High School and the Bourne PTA Sponsor Thanksgiving Bonfire at BHS on 11.22.17 Bonfire

Students, alumni, parents, families and community mebers are invited to attent the Thanksgiving Bonfire event on Wednesday, November 22. The Thanksgiving game will take place on Jackson Field on November 23 at 10 AM.

Annual Stuff-a-Bus Event on December 9 Stuff a bus

Saturday December 9th 9:00-4:00pm

Located at Peebles Elementary School Parking Lot

BHS Key Club and NHS Sponsors Polar Express Night December 8 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM Polar Express Night

Open to students in Grades K-6  - Join us in your pj's for snacks, arts and crafts!

Donations welcome!! Check out our flyer here!

The First Annual John C. Keefe Memorial 5K Road Race - Saturday, November 25, 2017 5K

This event is designed to raise funds that will go directly to the John C. Keefe Scholarship. One half of the funds raised will be given as a college scholarship to a BHS Senior who best exemplifies the grace and kindness of Mr. Keefe. The other half will go to BHS 8th graders who may need some financial assistance for the annual BMS, Washington DC trip.  A trip, during which, Mr. Keefe connected with hundreds of students over the years.

Bourne Middle School Hosts Rachel's Challenge Rachel's Challenge Start a Chain Reaction

Join Bourne Middle School Tuesday, November 14, 2017 for the Rachel's Challenge Presentation in the BHS Auditorium. The grade 5 & 6 presentation will be at 8:15 am and the grade 7 & 8 presentation will start at 9:45 am. Parents and community members are welcome. 

Order Your Bourne Clothing and Show Off Your #bournespirit! Bourne Clothing

All sales benefit the Class of 2019.  Please CLICK HERE for clothing options and order form.

Bourne High School Drama Club presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee!  Spelling Bee

 Come see this fast-paced crowd pleaser of a show November 10-12. Friday, November 10th at 7:00 PM,Saturday November 11th at 7:00 PM and Sunday, November 12th at 2:00 PM. Reserve your tickets by calling 508-759-0699!  

BHS History Club Hosts Veterans Day Event BHS History Club Hosts Salute to Veterans November 9

Parents, students, and community members are invited to attend the BHS History Club's Salute to Veterans on November 9.

The assembly will be held at 1:15 PM in the school's gymnasium - guests are asked to sign in at the main office upon arrival.

Please take the Special Education Family Engagement Survey! Survey!

Caregivers of students who receive special education services are strongly encouraged to participate in this survey conducted by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

 

My Choice Matters: Building Parent Muscle - November 5th My choice matters

My Choice Matters: Building Parent Muscle will be held on November 5th, 2017 at the Cape Codder.  

BHS Hosts Student Showcase for Middle School Students and Families November 7 BHS

Middle school students and families are invited to attend Bourne High School's Student Showcase event on Tuesday, November 7 at 5:30 PM.

Bourne High School Student Showcase for BMS Students Canalman Letter B Logo

Please join Bourne High School for a Student Showcase for students in grades 5-8 and their families on November 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm. 

Join Us for the Hoxie Center's 4th Annual Autumn Festival Fall Festival

Saturday, October 14th 11 - 3 outside on the grounds at 30 Williston Rd Sagamore Beach

Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors Scheduled to take PSATs October 11 - Senior Seminars Offered October 11 PSATs

Grade 9, 10  and 11 students are scheduled to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 11.

While the other grades test, we will be offering seminars for our Seniors in the class of 2018.

BHS Hosts Parent/Caregiver Teacher Conference Night October 4 from 4 - 7 PM Parent Teacher Conferences

Please register for our Parent-Teacher Conference Night!

Community Matters! Join Us for All the Fun

Conference & Resource Fair - Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00am-1:00 pm at Bourne Middle School

Important Information Regarding Electronic Communications Sign up for Enews!

Our webpage has changed - In order to receive, or continue to receive, important school related news and information you are required to sign up through our new website by CLICKING HERE!

Peebles Back To School Night Peebles Hosts Back to School Night

Peebles Hosts Back To School Night on Thursday, September 14th from 5:30 - 7:30pm.

Congratulations to our 2017 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars! 2017 AP Scholars

Seventeen BHS students earn 2017 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards!

BHS Hosts Freshman and New Student Orientation August 28 at 5:30 PM Welcome New Students!

We encourage all registered grade 9 students and newly registered grade 10—12 students and their families to join us for Orientation Night on August 28 at 5:30 PM

 

 

YMCA Before and After School Child Care Returns For 2017-2018 YMCA logo

Peebles and Bournedale Elementary Schools are happy to announce the YMCA will be again providing extended hours before and after school for child care as well as curriculum related programs for our students and families. Please see your school's attached flier for details, financial and incentives.

Summer Math Calendars & Reading Bingo Posted! Summer written in sand

Summer is here but we don't want students to lose any of the growth they made over the past year!  This year, each incoming first through fourth grader will have the opportunity to complete a Summer Math Calendar and K -4th grade can complete a Summer Reading Bingo chart!  These activities are designed so that students can practice skills learned during the year and are recommended, but not required. 

A Helpful Guide for the Summer Summer Toys

Many parents have requested a guide for Summer "rules" to help out with limiting screen time and to promote imaginative and outdoor play.  Please feel free to print the attached guide for home use if you'd like!  Happy Summer!

 

Supply Lists for Bournedale K-4th Grade School Supplies

Supply Lists for each grade level, Kindergarten through Fourth Grade at Bournedale Elementary, can be found under Quicklinks on the left of this page.  Please feel free to call us at 508.743.3800 with any questions you may have. Enjoy your summer! 

School Supply Lists for Grades K, 1, 2, 3 & 4 for 2017 - 2018 school year

School Supply lists are now available for your review. 

Check your child's grade list below.

Happy summer!!

 

Elementary Open House for New Families - Welcome to Bourne! Welcome

Bournedale and Peebles Elementary Schools will be hosting an Open House to welcome all new families to Bourne. Please join us on Thursday, August24th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Come and tour the school and visit your child’s new classroom. While teachers are not required to attend many still do. We hope to see you there!

 

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Free AP Study Sessions Offered in 2017-2018 Letters of AP

Bourne High School is pleased to partner with Mass Insight’s Mass Math + Science Initiative (MMSI), the largest math and science program in the state. This grant is designed to increase student participation and performance in AP Math, Science and English. The MMSI program relies on multiple resources and support systems to help schools reach their performance goals each year, including world-class teacher training and professional development (AP Summer Institute and 2-Day training sessions), Saturday student study sessions, and content support from experienced math, science, and English directors.

BPS Collaborates with Boston University, The ARC of MA & Commonwealth's Department of Developmental Services Making Friends icon

 

BPS is Collaborating with Boston University, The ARC of MA & Commonwealth's Department of Developmental Services to develop Making Friends in School: A Toolkit for Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Parents.  This toolkit will be a resource for both schools and families in providing strategies that promote the development of friendships among all students.  

Please Get Your 2017-2018 Bus Applications In! Picture of school bus

Bus stops for the 2017-2018 school year are determined by the completed applications received. To ensure that your student has appropriate transportation for the fall, please complete the required bus application by June 30.  Applications must be submitted annually.  If you have any questions, please contact Sue Downing sdowning@bourneps.org or Jean White jwhite@bourneps.org. You may also call the main office at 508-759-0670 with any questions you may have.

Bourne Innovation Academy Innovation Icon

Bourne Public School is excited to announce the firstBourne Innovation Academyto be held this summer in the innovation studio at Bourne High School during the week of July 24-28. 

Summer Reading for BMS Picture of books and a beach chair

Bourne Middle School

Students entering grades 5-8 for the 2017-2018 school year are asked to read at least one book of their choice over the summer. Students should be prepared to share what they read with their teacher and class when they return to school. Have a great summer! 

Welcome to BMS Future Grade 5 Students Welcome to 5th Grade

Dear Grade 4 Parents/Guardians,

 

Welcome to Bourne Middle School!

 

Even though it is only March BMS is already planning for your student to become part of our school for the 2017-2018 school year. The staff at BMS would like to take this opportunity to invite you and your student to participate in the events outlined below as part of the transition process to middle school.

Bourne High School Summer Reading List Posted! Summer Reading

As a whole-school requirement, all students at all levels are required to read Daniel James Brown’s The Boys in the Boat as Bourne High School embarks on the fourth year of the One Book, One School program. Follow-up book discussions with student and community participants and/or individual teacher assessments will take place at the beginning of the school year.