BLENDON DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS-COHORT B WEEK
Good morning Blendon Bulldogs! Today is Friday, January 22, 2021, an A Day on our calendar. Students in Cohort A will return to the building on Monday, January 25, a B Day on our calendar. We will see Cohort B students again on February 1st, which will be an A Day on our calendar.
ATTENTION all Ms. Larson's students who received a GREEN pass to finish your iReady diagnostic today at lunch: get your lunch first and bring it to Ms. Larson's room.
Attention 7th and 8th Graders in Cohort B: 2020 Evening of Honors recognitions for LAST school year were distributed during homeroom yesterday. Cohort A students will receive their items next week in homeroom and WVA students will receive theirs in the mail. Any questions or concerns should be addressed to Mrs. Childs or Mrs. Weinrich.
National Junior Honor Society applications are due Friday, January 29 at 3PM. If you have any questions, please contact Miss Cook (email@example.com) or Mrs. O'Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
School Picture Retake Dates have been scheduled! Retakes for students in Cohort A will be February 26 and students in Cohort B will be March 1. Retakes are intended for students who never had a photo taken or students who wish to return their original order. Original picture packages must be returned on the scheduled picture dates in order to have a second photo taken.
WVA students who still need their photo taken or need a retake are invited on either February 26 or March 1 from 10:00 am to 10:45. On-line purchasing for picture packages is the preferred method. Please call the Blendon office at 614-797-6400 if you have any questions.
Yearbook deadline has been extend until February 22! Bring $30 dollars to the office, Cash or Check, made payable to Blendon Middle School or if you would like to pay by credit card, using eZpay, please call Mrs. Showalter so she can assess the fee for you to pay. You must pre-order to guarantee yourself a Yearbook.
Intra-District Open Enrollment applications are being accepted for the 2021-2022 School Year. The deadline for applications for the Middle and High Schools is March 15, 2021. Guidelines and Application are available on the district website HERE.
In PTO News:
Who is a GEM at Blendon Middle School? Tell us by nominating an ADULT who has gone above and beyond for our students during the period of February 1, 2020 and January 31, 2021. Nominees may include community volunteers, parents, other family members, or any employee of the Westerville School District. Nominations can be made by anyone and we strongly encourage, you, the students to submit nominations. Nominations will be accepted ONLINE until Friday, February 5, 2021. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14ZMGZftShhpKVJQKcGDm-OE1-M-MPtEY7RsIZwNncrA/viewform?edit_requested=true&pli=1
In Athletic News:
The 8th Grade Basketball team came out with the Win last night vs. a talented Hilliard Heritage team. The final score was 45-35. Scoring for the Bulldogs were Carter with 6 points, Preston 10, Jon 2, Jaystin 12, Owen 1 and Tyler 9. Leading rebounders were Preston and Jaystin with 5 each and Tyler with 6. Jon, Carter, and Preston also each had 3 steals.
The 7th Grade Basketball team lost to Marysville Bunsold here at home 45-25. Scoring for the Bulldogs were Elijah M. with 12, Brandon B. and Jaysen M. 5 each, Ethan B. 2 and Omar B. 1. Elijah also had 5 rebounds and 5 steals, while RJ D. added 5 rebounds and Brandon 4.
Please go to the Blendon Athletic Page for all of the latest updates and schedule information.
Reminder that Cohort B students will be working remotely next week. Please be sure to take home band and orchestra instruments. And don’t forget to return Chromebooks to the library before you leave today!
Thank you and have a great weekend!
JANUARY REMINDER DATES:
29 – National Junior Honor Society Applications DUE!
FEBRUARY REMINDER DATES:
5 – GEM Award Nomination Deadline
6 – MathCounts Virtual Franklin County Competition
12 – NO SCHOOL
15 – NO SCHOOL
16 – PTO Meeting @ 6pm
19 – NO SCHOOL
22 – Yearbook Order Deadline
26 – Picture Retakes for Cohort A (WVA 10-10:45am)
MARCH REMINDER DATES:
1 – Picture Retakes for Cohort B (WVA 10-10:45am)
15 – Intra-District Open Enrollment Deadline