Important Dates

Wednesday, August 14th
Back-to-School Pool Party, 6:00 PM at Olde Forest Racquet Club

Friday, August 16th
8th Grade Service - Teacher Helpers, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Lunch will be provided)

Monday, August 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Unpack and Peek - Little Knights through 8th

Wednesday, August 21st
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM, Welcome Back Parent Coffee & Donuts on the Deck

Friday, August 23rd
All School Photo - Students in uniform, faculty & staff wear white
8:45 AM - Mass
2:00 PM - MS Presentation by Fr. Paul: Successful Habits of BSS Middle School Students

Friday, August 30th
8:45 AM - Mass
9:45 AM - 8th Grade Commissioning
2:00 PM - MS Presentation by Fr. Paul: Successful Habits of BSS Middle School Students

Monday, September 2nd
Labor Day - School Closed
Knight's News
Time Change
It was previously reported that the Unpack and Peek for Little Knights will begin at 4:00 PM on Monday, August 19th. Unpack and Peek for ALL GRADES will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Thanks!

All School Photo
The All School Photo will be taken on August 23rd. K through 8 students will wear their Summer uniforms. Little Knights, faculty and staff will wear white shirts.

Middle School Presentation
Beginning Friday, August 23rd, Fr. Paul will be discussing "Successful Habits of BSS Middle School Students". He brings his vast experience and education in helping students navigate the challenges of middle school.

Summer Reminders
Paperwork Due

Please complete the forms linked below and return to Mrs Libera in the Office. Forms can be mailed, faxed, scanned and emailed, or dropped off in person. If you are unable to print from the links below, hard copies are available in the school office.

Summer Reading Project Reminder

Only 12 more days before school starts. Make sure Summer reading projects are ready for the first day. Summer reading lists are published on the school website on the Parents Page. Click Here for the list of assignments.
Summer Office Hours

The school office is open from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM, Monday through Thursday.
Immunization Requirements

North Carolina law requires all children in the state to receive certain immunizations. Records are checked when children enter school or child care.

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis 5 doses
  • Polio 4 doses
  • Measles 2 doses
  • Mumps 2 doses
  • Rubella 1 dose
  • Haemophilus Influenzae type B (Hib) 4 doses
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B) 3 doses
  • Varicella (chickenpox) 2 doses
  • Pneumococcal conjugate 4 doses

7th Grade (or by 12 years of age, whichever comes first)
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis 5 doses
  • Polio 4 doses
  • Measles 2 doses
  • Mumps 2 doses
  • Rubella 1 dose
  • Haemophilus Influenzae type B (Hib) 4 doses
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B) 3 doses
  • Varicella (chickenpox) 1 doses
  • Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis 1 dose
  • Meningococcal conjugate 1 dose
School Uniforms

Our swap shop will open beginning Monday, August 12th. New uniforms can be purchased through Lands' End. Following are links to our uniform guidelines, how to order from Lands' End, and a link to the Lands' End website.

Fall Sports
Fall Sports Sign Up

It's time to sign up for fall sports! Sign up at the link below to indicate if your BSS athlete will participate in middle school soccer, volleyball, tennis, running club, or cross country. The One Form (see above) is used to track payment information, but rosters are created from sign-up links below. No additions to our rosters can be accepted after August 30th. Students MUST have an up to date physical on file before they can attend the first practice or training session A copy of the physical can be found HERE

Cross Country (Only students in 5th through 8th grade who can run a mile without walking or stopping can participate in Cross Country. Otherwise, your student will need to sign up for the Running Club which is open to students K through 8th)

Running Club (K-8)

Fall Soccer (5-8)

Fall Tennis (5-8)

Varsity Volleyball (7-8)

JV Volleyball (5-6)
RUNNING is more FUN with friends!

ALL MIddle school BSS students are welcome to join a group family run/walk next Thursday August 15, 6-7pm at Joe Davidson Park. Please note the date change!! Meet at the tennis courts.

6:00 warm up followed by 1-3 mile run/walk, cool down and social time. All paces welcome. Family members are encouraged to join us.

It’s not too late to get a jump start on your fall sports!!

Questions, text Jennifer Klein 266-4776 or Keith Rugh 675-4953
Prayer Requests
Please remember in your prayers:

All the victims of the El Paso and Dayton shootings. Pray for the families as they try to find strength during this difficult time. 
From the Principal's Desk
Dear Parents,

Please take the time to read the 2019-2020 BSS Community Handbook that was sent out this week. Please discuss topics that are pertinent to your children. The policies highlighted in red have been revised for the 2019-2020 school year. A parent/guardian of all enrolled students need to sign the acknowledgement form and return no later than Monday, August 19. Thank you.
7 th Grade
Students entering 7 th grade must have a booster dose of tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap) and one dose of the meningococcal for individuals entering the seventh grade or by 12 years of age, whichever comes first.
According to North Carolina law you have 30 days from the first day of school to provide proof of immunizations and the health assessment for kindergarten or your child will not be able to return to school until of proof of immunization is provided. 
Please talk to your health care provider if you have any questions.

Principal Gomez