Valid physical and consent forms that were presented to the Bremen Athletic Office during the 2019-20 school year will roll-over as valid for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. The IHSAA is not requiring a new Physical be obtained for 2020-21, if you had one on file with the school for 2019-20. For more details, see the article on the Athletics website here: https://bremenathletics.com/2020/04/22/ihsaa-physical-exam-requirement-for-2020-21
If you attend EACC, your items from your EACC locker, are now in the high school front office. You may pick up your items M-F, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Please call the front office with any questions at 574-546-3511.
BEMS yearbooks have arrived! Distribution will be next week on the bus drive: Tuesday (6/2) from 1-2 pm; Wednesday (6/3) from 9-10 am; Wednesday (6/4) from 5-6 pm.
Fall MS cross country: Since we were not able to do a traditional call out meeting this year, any student considering running cross country this fall that will be in grades 6-8 needs to go to http://bmscross.weebly.com/ to fill out a contact from to receive any team notifications over the summer about the approaching season.
Tomorrow is the last day for device collection! 9am-12pm. We have a tie for the grade levels that turned in the most devices! 4th and 6th grade! Nice job.
SENIORS and SENIOR PARENTS. There are still a few students that need to fill out the google form that was sent to your email (both parents and students) earlier this week. Please fill this out ASAP. Thank you! Contact Mrs. Atkins with any questions.
REMINDER!!! BPS Device Collection: . Wednesday May 20th: 3pm-6:30pm Thursday May 21st: 12pm-3pm Friday May 22nd: 9am-12pm Grades K-8 and Seniors. Grades 9-11 are allowed keep devices over the summer. https://bit.ly/2xQVZc7
To Parents of BHS Seniors Regarding BHS Outdoor Commencement on Sun., May 31: • One vehicle (preferably a car) will be permitted in the Senior Line-up for the Bremen High School Commencement scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. on Sun., May 31 (unless the Principal has already granted an exception for a 2nd vehicle). The Senior should plan to ride in the front passenger seat for easy access to the stage on Grant Street. • Each Senior’s decorated vehicle should plan to line up at approximately 1:25 p.m. on South Street (preferably entering South Street at the Bowen Avenue intersection) where BHS faculty members will use window markers to place a large number on the front and back window of each vehicle and then direct them into the proper order for each Senior to receive his/her diploma. • One family member, adhering to social distancing guidelines and avoiding the school’s photographers, should be the designated photographer to exit the family vehicle to capture the diploma-receiving moment; however, no pedestrian spectators will be permitted close to the stage on Grant Street. • All spectators on Grant Street (in front of BHS) must be passengers in the Senior’s vehicle, and no one is permitted to be on school property (the school’s front yard or parking lot). • The Graduation Ceremony will be broadcast live on Facebook (Bremen Public Schools site) and radio (Max 98.3 F). • Prior to the ceremony, at approximately 1:35 p.m., a link will be made accessible on the BPS Facebook site to watch the pre-recorded Senior Class Video and any pre-recorded music performances – both created by the Seniors. • Following the ceremony, at approximately 2:40 p.m., a Senior Cruise will occur involving all of the Seniors’ decorated vehicles. The route will be from the intersection of Bowen Ave. & Plymouth St. to Woodies Lane ending at the large parking lot of Jane’s Park.
Have books from the media center to turn in? Bring them during device collection! We'll take any library books you still have.
Pick Up Times for Student Belongings from Desks and Lockers for May 19th: 4th grade @ Door 11 from 3-6 pm; Mrs. Walter (5th grade) @ Door 11 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm; 6th grade @ bus drive from 3:30 - 6:30 pm.
K-2 parents, please have your child's iPad, charge, and cord in a ziplock/plastic bag when dropping their device off. For more information on device collection, please click the link. https://bit.ly/2xQVZc7
Just reminder!Grades 9-11 are allowed to keep their devices over the summer. Any HS student who will NOT return next school year will need to turn in their device. If needed, please click to link to learn more about device collection. https://bit.ly/2xQVZc7
Student Pick-Up of Desk and Locker Items for Monday, May 18th: 1st Grade @ Door 13 from 4-7 pm; Kindergarten @ new bus drive from 3-7 pm
This is a reminder to buy your 2020 YEARBOOK! If you have already purchased a yearbook, please ignore this, if not, read on. We have EXTENDED OUR YEARBOOK SALE until Friday, May 22nd to order or until we sell out. Friday, May 22nd is the last opportunity to purchase and be guaranteed a yearbook for your student. NO EXTRAS WILL BE ORDERED! Click on the weblink below to order your yearbook online TODAY! https://www.jostens.com/yearbooks/high-school-yearbooks.html In this historic year of craziness, we have seen enormous demand for this book. Don’t be left out. Order now before we sell out!
Attention 8th graders interested in HS country: There is a Zoom call out meeting Monday @ 4pm if you would like to attend. https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71480372363?pwd=ejV0K0V6Vm1EMlNJd3BhTWJuU21WZz09
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Will You Be Academically Eligible For A Fall Sport? You must pass at least 4 classes during the current E-learning spring trimester. For more details, see https://bremenathletics.com/2020/05/12/will-you-be-eligible-for-a-fall-sport
The Summer Math Challenge is a six-week online free math skills maintenance program for students who have just completed grades 1-8. Students can access math learning activities on weekly topics that are aligned with state math standards to help them retain math skills learned during the previous school year. https://hub.lexile.com/summer-math-challenge
Any 3rd and 4th grader interested in spell bowl next year - have a parent email Ms. Klingerman (email@example.com) their name and a yes or no as to whether or not they have a device at home. There are normally 750 words to learn. You can get the word list now to study.
Pick Up of Student Belongings for today (Friday): Mrs. Dongell (5th grade) @ Door 12 from 11-1 and 4-6; 8th grade @ new bus drive from 3-6 pm.
Device collection is next week! We are asking that you take the time to clean out your case before dropping it off. We are planning to grab the device quickly; we will not have time to wait for people to remove personal items. Any personal items left in cases will be thrown out! All we need is your Chromebook/iPad, charger, and case. Thank you!
Reminder to SENIORS. Please check your email for a very important google form. It must me filled out completely and accurately. Thank you!
Tuesday (5/19) Pick Up of Student Items from Desks and Lockers: 4th grade: 3-6 pm @ Door 12 (east) Mrs. Walter (5th): 3:30 - 5:30 pm @ Door 11 (east) 6th grade: 3:30 - 6:30 pm in new bus drive (west)
Monday (5/18) Pick Up of Student Items from Desks and Lockers: 1st Grade: 4-7 pm @ Door 13 (east) Kindergarten: 3-7 pm in new bus drive (west)
Friday (5/15) Pick Up of Student Items from Desks and Lockers: Mrs. Dongell (5th): 11-1 and 4-6 @ Door 12 (east) 8th Grade: 3-6 pm in new bus drive (west)
Thursday Pick Up of Student Items from Lockers: 7th grade: 3-6 pm at doors 12 and 13 (east lot)
Pick Up Times for BEMS Student Items from desks and lockers: Today: 2nd grade: 1-6 pm in bus drive (west side) 5th grade (Pfefferle, Sink, Earlywine): 3:30 - 5:30 pm in east lot 3rd grade: 3:30 -5:30 pm in east lot near Door 11
Seniors! There are still cap and gown orders in the front office that need paid for and picked up. We can take cash or money order, no checks accepted. Call the office for details 574-546-3511.
BPS now has an app! With this app, you can get notifications, quick access to our live feed, dining, events, and more! To learn more about it and how to download it to your mobile device, please watch this video! https://youtu.be/ErOXY-ppf9g
SENIORS. Please check your email for a very important google form. It must me filled out completely and accurately. Thank you!
High School students: Your library books and materials are due now. Please return them to High School office Monday through Friday between 8-3.
Parents! We need some help completing the Spring Sports pages, which are currently VERY BLANK. Our vision is to include all seniors who would have participated this year. We'd love to add in your favorite photo (from any year of participation) and a comment from your senior. They have all been contacted about this. Please ask them to complete this Google form: https://forms.gle/HQvt19L6GNPW498U9 (you may need to copy and paste the link). We are depending on you!! Please help us no later than this Friday, May 8th. Or, we will be forced to use last year's photos.
Attention all students: if you have borrowed a book from Mrs. Heiter’s personal library, those books are now due. Please drop off the books with a post-it note with your name on it at the front office. Thank you in advance.
BPS Device Collection: Dates and Times. Information on where and how will be coming soon! Wednesday May 20th: 3pm-6:30pm Thursday May 21st: 12pm-3pm Friday May 22nd: 9am-12pm Grades K-8 and Seniors. Grades 9-11 are allowed keep devices over the summer.
SENIORS! Make sure you are checking your email for counselor corner that has important scholarship and secondary school updates! Also, finish your Dollar For Scholars application. Due TOMORROW, May 1st by midnight!
Don't forget to order your 2019-2020 yearbook! We are still working hard on it. Here is a sneak peek! https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1073386/Bremen-High-School/v
Commencement: To-date, Commencement has not been cancelled. We are hoping for an outdoor ceremony on Bunge Field/Nierste Track on Sun., May 31st. I plan to meet with the Senior Class Officers during the week of May 4th to discuss contingency plans regarding awarding of diplomas & scholarships to The Class of 2020.
Dollars For Scholars Scholarship Application Deadline Extended (again): The Dollars For Scholars Scholarship Application deadline has been extended to May 1st. Currently, there are approximately 30 students with completed profiles. You MUST request that your transcript information be uploaded in order for all of the scholarships to be opened up to you. Please contact Mrs. Atkins (firstname.lastname@example.org) to fill out this information. There are approximately 55 scholarships totaling $62,000 that is available to The Class of 2020. Do not forfeit this opportunity to receive some cash for college or a trade school.