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Bay View Girls have Success at State Robotics Tournament 12-12-13 Congratulations to the Bay View SWAG (Secretly We Are Geeks) robotics teams who competed at the Appleton State Tournament December 8 read more...
Howard-Suamico Optimist Club Sponsors Essay Contest 12-11-13 The Howard-Suamico Optimist Club is sponsoring an essay contest. This year’s theme is, “How Dreams Lead to Success.” The contest is open to anyone under the age of 19. The 700 to 800 word essay must be submitted by Friday, February 14. The top club winner will receive a $250 scholarship with the 2nd and 3rd place winners receiving a medallion. The winning essay will be sent to the Optimist district level competition where a $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to the winner. Students wishing to participate in the essay contest can pick up an application from the pamphlet rack by the main office or click here.
Girls Basketball signup is now 12-11-13 Girls basketball sign up is now through Friday, Dec. 20. Practice will start on Monday, January 6. All athletic paperwork needs to be turned in before the first day of practice.
Mid-Quarter Incentive Time (MQIT) 12-6-13 The 2nd MQIT will take place on Friday, Dec. 13. Students who display safe, cooperative, positive behavior have the opportunity to earn incentive time each mid-quarter and at the end of each quarter. This gives students the opportunity to interact with their peers and teachers in a less structured activities that provide for continued emotional and social growth.
Town Hall Meeting 12/6/13 The Bay View community will gather together on Friday, Dec. 13 for their 2nd Town Hall Meeting of the year. Asset in Action: Creativity. Parents are welcomed to attend and are asked to sign in at the front office before going to the West Gym.
Bay View Proud! 12/4/13 Students in Mrs. Spielbauer's class entered into a contest called Achieve 3000 to build on their literacy success. Congratulations to the following students read more...
Market Day for December 12/3/13 Market Day cookie sales orders need to be placed by Mon., Dec. 9. Market Day orders for the month of December is Mon., Dec. 16 at 11:00 pm. Pickup for December orders is Thurs., Dec. 19 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm. in the BV commons. Questions? Contact Cathy Tonnon at Fishman9046@sbcglobal.net
The POPS Team is proud to announce we are facilitating the First Annual Stop Hunger Games to benefit our very own Giving Tree- Bay View Style! For the month of December, a friendly STRIDE competition. Houses will be assigned items + peanut butter. Collection barrels will be available near the house to deposit. Forms will be available to submit item counts. The winning STRIDE will receive a celebrity spot on The Buzz, Donation Pride Trophy, and a picture on the district website and in the district newsletter. May the odds be EVER in your favor!
Wrestling sign-up 11-8-13 Students interested in signing up for Wrestling the deadline is Friday, December 13. Please check the Bay View athletic website for practice and match schedules. The season starts with practice beginning Thursday, January 2, 2014 and ends March 7, 2014. Practices will take place in the wrestling room Monday through Friday from 3:30 to 5:30. All experience levels are encouraged. Contact Coach Shefchik at 362-8333 or at email@example.com with questions.
Bay View Girls have Success at State Robotics Tournament
Congratulations to the Bay View SWAG (Secretly We Are Geeks) robotics teams who competed at the Appleton State Tournament December 8th and were recognized with a total of 3 award nominations. The girls received 1st place for the Core Values: Gracious Professionalism Award for demonstrating this foundational guiding principle of First LEGO League. Pictured top: Mr. Prien (Robotics Coach), Rebecca Rasmussen, Shelby Ostrom, Lydia Akbari, Asia Athey, Bottom: Blia-Chia Thor, Molly Perry, Jenna Norton, Rachel Ceaglske, Mackenzie Jonet (not pictured Ciara Harkin).
Bay View Proud!
Achieve 3000 is a differentiated literacy program that helps students prepare and keep on track for College and Career Readiness. Students in all of Mrs. Spielbauer's classes enrolled in the program's fall reading contest Read to Succeed. From October 22 to November 22, students completed numerous informational articles and activities. During the weeks of the contest the following students: Alexander Smith, Nicholas Steenbock, Grant Buckner, Sidney Kropp, Blia Thor, Desiree Dominiczak, Anya Krawczyk, Nicholas Key, and Sara Karas were top achievers at Bay View on at least one give day. Also, a special congratulations to Nicholas Key for being the top scorer for the state and at the national level.
Nicholas won an electronic dictionary for being the National Weekly Top Scorer from Achieve 3000.
Congratulations to all of the students for their efforts and hard work.
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at Bay View
- Focus on your school work
- A 3.50 GPA is the minimum requirement
- Keep track of your school based extra-curricular activities and community organizations you currently participate in
- A minimum of 3 organizations or groups will be required to be considered for membership
- Examples include: clubs, teams, musical groups, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
- Keep track of your service/volunteer hours at school and in the community
- A minimum of 3 activities will be required to be considered for membership
- A minimum of 10 total hours will be required to be considered for membership
- These are activities done for others where you receive no compensation
Meteorologist Luke Sampe talks to students at Bay View
WFRV meteorologist, Luke Sampe presented to Bay View Middle School's 7th grade Hubble House students about weather and what it means to be a meteorologist. The students love learning about air vortices, severe weather, and were able to have several of their questions answered.
2013-14 Peace Poster Contest "Our World, Our Future" Winner at Bay View
Congratulations to Carly Bower for being selected as the local 2013-14 Peace Poster Contest at Bay View Middle School.
Each year, Green Bay Lioness club proudly sponsors the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. Carly's poster will be entered in the International Peace Poster Contest. Winner of the International contest will be notified on or before Feb. 1. Congratulations Carly and good luck!
Pictured: Lioness Club representative Peggy Wellens, Carly Bower and her parents.
BV Robotics Team Competes at Regionals
Congratulations to the Bay View’s Disaster Dudes and SWAG (Secretly We Are Geeks) Robotics teams who competed at the Appleton Regional Tournament on November 2. Teams are being recognized with a total of 5 award nominations across all 3 judged areas: Project, Robot and Core Values.
The girls received the Core Values Award and advanced to the state tournament while the boys were chosen as an alternate.
Boys: Wyatt Dvorak, Josh Neerdaels, Ben Hoskyn, Kyle Theime, Eli Trast, Carter Olson, Jordan Bindas, and Ben Giese (not pictured Ryan Smith).
Girls: Lydia Akbari, Ciara Harkin, Jenna Norton, Rebecca Rasmussen, Molly Perry, and Mackenzie Jonet. (not pictured Rachel Ceaglske, Blia-Chia Thor, Shelby Ostrom).
Robotics Advisor: Mr. Kurt Prien
Congratulations to the winning STRIDE class that named the new Bay View Viking Mascot
Victor E Viking!
Mr. Wiltzius STRIDE students won the "Name the Bay View Viking" contest and received a pizza party and lanyards. Long live Victor E Viking!
COSTUMES FOR A CURE DANCE AND FESTIVAL
On October 25, Aquarius House students hosted Costumes for a Cure Dance and Festival from 3:15 - 5:30 pm in the West Gym as a community service fundraiser. see pictures and read more This was a Halloween-themed costume dance for the entire student body. Besides dancing to music provided by Top Hat Entertainment, several Halloween-themed activities were also offered. All Aquarius House students provided effort and time by serving on one of four committees: Advertising, Activities, Ticket/decorations, or Concessions. Students on the Advertising committee wrote the announcements for the Daily Bulletin and created posters to advertise the dance. Activities Committee created the Halloween-themed activities, such as Pumpkin Bowling, for students to play at the festival. The Ticket/Decorations Committee designed the tickets, manned the booth during lunches to sell tickets and created decorations for the dance. The Concessions Committee solicited parents for concession donations, created a price list and sold the concessions during the dance/festival. The Aquarius House is proud to announce that they raised over $1000 and will be awarding the Susan G. Komen organization, which raises awareness and funds to combat breast cancer, a check for $1071.65!
Women at Work Event at NWTC
On October 1, Sixty-two young women from Bay View Middle School attended the NWTC Women at Work event with Mrs. Johnson, CARE Teacher; Mrs. Schlag and Mrs. Bahrke, School Counselors; Mrs. Parkansky, Counseling Intern; Mr. Prien, Engineering and Robotics Teacher; and Mrs. Jordan, Careers and Technology Teacher. The purpose of this event was to encourage young women to consider apprenticeships and careers in manufacturing and construction. Some examples of career areas explored were Electrical Engineering, Welding, HVAC, and Utility Management. Hands-on activities such as operating a robot, virtual welding, constructing a metal tool box, and using power line maintenance equipment helped make this learning experience fun and engaging.
Your Child's Attendance
Children can become unsettled if they have to go into school late and without their friends. Arriving late is also disruptive to the classroom routine.
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