Welcome to Bartels Middle School, home of the Warriors. Our school is built around learning, leadership, connections and laughter. The finest teachers practice their craft to ensure that 6th, 7th and 8th grade students move forward in life feeling confident socially, emotionally, and most importantly, ready to make future choices based on a strong academic foundation.
To help make informed decisions about the academic futures of our students we use information gathered from student performance reports. Our 6th, 7th and 8th grade students will take the Measure of Academic Progress assessment or MAP test in reading, language usage, science and math. Our instructional staff will use the results of these assessments to make informed decisions to promote student academic growth. Within the confines of the MAP student results is a lexile range. A lexile is a score that measures text difficulty that will allow educators and parents to find reading material that is appropriately challenging for each student. For more information on using lexiles please go to: http://www.lexile.com/findabook/StudentInfo.aspx
Bartels Middle School is a school where leadership is fostered within the student body and the staff. Together the school community is strengthened from the qualities of learning to lead young people through their transescent years. We lead by connecting with our students, their parents and the Portage community, working to keep a focus on what's best for our young people. Most importantly, we have fun while learning and our laughter is contagious. Come visit our middle school where staff is welcoming, teachers are exceptional and students always come first!
Robert J. Meicher, Bartels Middle School Principal
BARTELS MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCES: All dances are from 6 to 8 PM. Doors are locked at 6:15 and students are not permitted to enter after that time without a prearranged excuse with the Principal or Dean of Students. You must be a current BMS student to attend our dances. Attending dances is a privilege that is earned. To attend our BMS dances there are two things you must do:
1. Be on Honor Level 1 or 2
2. Have all of your homework caught-up and be passing all of your classes.
2014-2015 TENTATIVE DANCE DATES ARE:
Welcome new students and parents and have a great school year at Bartels Middle School!
DATES TO REMEMBER 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR
August 5 REGISTRATION PACKETS MAILED TO PARENTS
August 19 Registration 12:00 to 5:00
August 20 Registration 12:00 to 5:00
August 26 Open House 5:30-6:30
September 2 First day of school for 6th graders only (7th and 8th no school)
September 3 First day of school for all BMS students 6-8
September 19 SCHOOL PICTURE DAY
September 26 District-wide early release @12:15
October 10 District-wide early release @12:15
October 16 Parent/Teacher conferences 4:00-7:30
October 21 Parent/Teacher conferences 4:00-7:30
October 23-24 NO SCHOOL
October 31 End of 1st quarter
November 14 District-wide early release @12:15
November 20 6th Grade Band and Choir Fall Concert, BMS Gym @ 6:00 p.m.
November 27-28 NO SCHOOL-Thanksgiving break
December 4 Holiday Concert-7th anf 8th Grade Band and Choir, BMS Gym @ 7:00 p.m.
December 23 District-wide early release @12:15
December 24-Jan 2 NO SCHOOL-Winter break
January 5 School resumes
January 23 End of 2nd quarter, early release @12:15
February 20 District-wide early release @12:15
February 19 Parent/teacher conferences 4:00-7:00
February 24 Parent/teacher conferences 4:00-7:00
March 12 Festive Concert-Band and Choir @ 7 p.m.
March 27 End of 3rd quarter
March 30 - April 3rd NO SCHOOL-Spring break
April 24 District-wide early release @12:15
April 30 Spring 6, 7, 8 Band concert @ Gym 7 p.m.
May 5 Awards Night
May 15 District-wide early release @12:15
May 19 Spring 6, 7, 8 Choir concert @ H.S. Auditorium 7 p. m.
May 25 NO SCHOOL-Memorial Day
June 4 End of 4th quarter-District-wide early release @12:15
Last day for students
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Wayne E. Bartels Middle School
2505 New Pinery Road
Portage, WI 53901
Bob Meicher - Principal Email