Good Morning, Blendon Bulldogs! Today is Thursday, October 17, an “A” day on our calendar. Reminder that there is NO SCHOOL TOMORROW and Monday will be a “B” day on our calendar.
Fall Fundraiser Reminder! Pick up your Cookie Dough items and Entertainment Books on Monday, October 21 from 4:00-6:00 pm in the Library. Pick up PTO Yankee Candle Catalog orders up on the same day, same time in Room 304.
Reminder that Blendon PTO’s ONLINE Yankee Candle Sale is going on now through January 8, 2020. Use Group ID is 999969931.
Chills Wills! Students who intend to go outside during lunch need to start bringing jackets appropriate for the changing weather. Be sure to bring your jackets with you to lunch. Students will not be permitted to return to their lockers.
It's that time of year! The Student Council / Builder's Club is doing the annual Socktober / Glovember fundraiser! Student council will be accepting all sizes of gently used Coats, all sizes of NEW socks, and all sizes of NEW gloves. Your items should be turned into Ms. Liston at room 340 between the dates of October 1st through November 15. The top three donors will get a gift card of their choice.
Jazz Band will meet TODAY after school until 4:00 pm. Please have your ride home ready at 4:00 pm.
Today is the FINAL DAY to turn in last minute paper orders for Band and Choir Polos. Please bring paper order forms and money to Mr. Ice or Ms. Levine immediately after announcements.
TONIGHT is Middle School Band Night at Westerville South! Students are reminded to pick up their instruments in the band room after school and be at South by 4:30 pm for practice with the band and then a meal before the game. Wear your Blendon gear, but DRESS WARM as it will be cold outside once the sun sets. Students will sit in the stands with the North or South band and then can leave after half time or stay to see the bands perform their competition shows after the game.
Our first 7th and 8th grade Band Concert is October 29th! Jazz Band will also perform. Mark your calendars!!
The next Student-Led FCA Meeting will be Thursday October 24 at 7:15 in room 207, Mr. Boening's room. New students are always welcome!
Please check Blendon's athletic page on the district website, on the building’s front windows, or the gym doors for Open Gym dates, times, and updates.
All students must leave school property after the 2:50 bell unless they have an organized school activity to attend. Boys & girls attending Open Gym must be in the gym and under coach supervision the entire session.
Any 7th & 8th grade student interested in any winter sport must meet eligibility requirements of a minimum GPA of a 1.75 and have passed 5 classes in order to participate. It is also required that you have a current sports physical on file in order to try out for a basketball team. Please contact athletic director Kenny Farrow with any questions. Go Bulldogs!
Attention all fall Athletes: please return cleaned uniforms in a clear, plastic Zip-Lock bag with your name printed on the inside and outside. Please give directly to you coach at your banquet. Do not return uniforms to the office. Athletes who do not return uniforms will be assessed a replacement fee which will appear on parent accounts within the next few weeks.
Sign up for Student-Led Conferences on October 23 & 24, 2019. The Student-Led Parent Teacher Conference live link is available on Blendon's announcement page on the district website.
It's time to Pre-Order the Yearbook, bring $30 dollars to the office, Cash or Check, made payable to Blendon Middle School. Don't miss this opportunity to reserve your copy, Quantities are Limited!
Thank you and have a great long weekend!
October Reminder Dates:
17 - Middle School Band Night @ South
18 - NO SCHOOL! OEA/NEA DAY
21 - Drama Club @ 3-4:30 pm
21 - Fall Fundraiser Cookie Dough/Entertainment Book Pick-Up @ 4:00-6:00 pm in library
21 - PTO Yankee Candle Catalog order Pick-Up @ 4:00-6:00 pm in Room 304
23 - Student Led Conferences (live link available on Announcement Page)
24 - Student Led Conferences (live link available on Announcement Page)
25 - NO SCHOOL!
29 - 7th/8th Grade Band Concert/Jazz Band