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Wednesday is 8th Grade's Continuation!

26th May 2023

The 8th Grade Continuation Ceremony details follow:

Who: 8th graders and their families

What: Celebrate the 8th graders moving on from middle school to high school

When: Wednesday, May 31

RUN: during the day (begins around 12:30)

CEREMONY: early evening (students arrive at 5pm)

DANCE: following the ceremony (7:00 - 8:30 pm)

Where: BMS

Here are the sign ups for volunteers. We can still use some help please! the Dance the Race

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Last Week of School Fun

26th May 2023

5/29 no school Memorial Day

May 30- Beach Day Wear dress-up day, Field Day

May 31- Spirit Wear, 8th Grade 1 mile run to BHS, 8th grade continuation, and dance. Last day of school for 8th graders.

8th Grade Kate Keenan Memorial Run from BMS to BHS. 5th, 6th, 7th graders watch along the course. Run begins at 12:30 here at BMS in front of the fire station/BMS parking lot.

June 1- Comfy dress-up day, last day of school, no 8th graders on 6/1. 5th grade and 7th grade to Basalt Pool.

Joy of Music!
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Joy of Music!

1st May 2023

.Friday, May 12 is the Joy of Music, a performance for Basalt Band students, the largest Basalt Band Boosters fundraiser of the school year, and without a doubt one of the most JOYOUS nights of music ever!

Exciting News:  The Silent Auction is open NOW!  Bid EARLY and OFTEN to support Band programming for all Basalt students!

Held at Basalt High School, ****Joy of Music features small group student ensembles in performance between 5:30-8:00 PM, delicious food from Taqueria El Yaqui food truck, a silent auction, a 50/50 drawing, AND a spirited cake auction... Tickets are just $25 for adults, $10 for students (elementary, middle, and high school - kids younger than Kinder are free) and include entrance AND dinner; tickets are purchased at the door.

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Teacher Appreciation Week! May 8-12

27th Apr 2023

We can use your help. If you would like volunteer for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12)  please use this Sign-Up Genius for volunteering and we are still looking for some donations of office supplies.

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PEG Meeting

3rd Apr 2023

Please join us about preparing for Teacher Apprecation week and BMS Bike-A-Thon.

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Spirit Week March 20-24

16th Mar 2023

Join us by having fun dressing up for these days.

March Madness
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March Madness

13th Mar 2023

Parents & Friends! We need your support to make the continuation Race & Dance as fun and memorable as possible for our 8th grade kids before they head off to high school. A Group of 8th grade parents has organized an NCAA March Madness Bracket fundraiser. Brackets must be complete by Thurs, March 16th at 9am MST. To join use this link.Thank you for your help and support!

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Yearbooks for Sale!!

9th Mar 2023

Yearbook Pre-orders are available for purchase until April 22

(After April 22 -- you pay shipping)

  • Hardcovers: $40
  • Softcovers: $34
  • E-reader: $15 (online)
  • Website
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8th Grade High School Registration Information

9th Mar 2023

Checkout the weekly Enewsletter for information on available classes and how to fill out the registration form.

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BMS Bike A Thon Organizational Meeting.

17th Feb 2023

We will be having our first meeting aout organizing the BMS Bike A Thon. This is our biggiest fundraiser for the school. Please come see how you can help! Meeting will be held in the BMS library right after morning drop off at 8:15

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Parent Engagment Group of BMS

10th Feb 2023

Please help us raise funds to help support the school during Teacher Appreciation Week. Monday, May 8th - Friday, May 12.

LESS THAN 10% of BMS FAMILIES HAVE DONATED.  PLEASE MAKE YOUR DONATION TODAY TO HELP SUPPORT THE TEACHERS AND STUDENTS AT BMS. Click on the link below or drop a check/cash off at the office with PEG written in the memo line.

BMS Annual Fund 2022-2023 School Year, organized by Tracy Pfirrman Sgroi

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Parent Education Night!

20th Jan 2023

Please join us for this amazing event!

Parent Education Night: Tuesday, February 7th Guest speaker Tessa Stuckey, LPC will be talking about parenting in a tech-obsessed world, and gives practical tips and tools for parents on ways they can bring their children up in a world that is so heavily addicted to technology. Doors open at 6pm, presentation from 6:30-8:00pm in the Auditorium. Refreshments will be available prior to the event; Childcare will be available for those who need it and translation will be as well. If interested or you have questions please contact Pierce Moriarty at

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BASALT, CO 81621

(970) 384-5905


In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Colorado law, the Roaring Fork Schools does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and others. Section 504 Coordinator is: Special Education Director Patrick McGinty; 970-384-5992;
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