Middle School Principal's Weekly Update 9/18/2020


Weekly Updates From the Desk of:

Tim Zigler, Middle School Principal


(937) 845-9430


  •       Next Week (Sept. 21-25) is SPIRIT WEEK

      Monday - Pajama Day

      Tuesday - Tie-Dye Day

      Wednesday - Neon Day

      Thursday - College Day

      Friday - Bethel Spirit Day


  • The second payment for the 8th grade Washington D.C. trip is due October 6.  The trip is now scheduled for March 16-19, 2021.

  • ATHLETICS - Schedule of events will be posted.  However, attendance at ALL athletic events is limited to parents of athletes.  Parents of athletes should check with the athletic department for ticket information.

MS Football  -       @ Tri Village on Tuesday, Sept. 22 @ 5:30pm

MS Volleyball  -    @  Tri County North on Sat. Sept. 19   @ 10:00 am

                              Home vs Newton on Monday, Sept. 21  @ 5:30pm

                            @ Mississinawa on Thursday, Sept. 24   @ 5:30pm

MS Cross Country  @ Graham Invitational on Saturday, Sept.19  @ 9:00am

Our Football Team is currently 3-0 for the season!

8th grade Volleyball Team is  3-6 for the season.

7th grade Volleyball Team is   2-9 for the season.

  • The Miami County Parks District will be starting our Outdoor Adventure Club for middle school students.

You can read about their programs by going to:   https://www.instagram.com/miamicoparks   

You can enroll your child in the Outdoor Adventure Club by going to 


If you have questions, you may email the director at:




Lunch is FREE to ALL students until January.  Hope you can take advantage of this program.

If you are having trouble accessing ProgressBook, please contact the Middle School office.  937-845-9430



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  • Beginning November 1, 2020, the district will be using "One Calls" for urgent notifications (delay, cancelation or in the event of an emergency) only. For our Weekly Updates you can check the district website in the news section, visit the district's Twitter account or the BLS FaceBook Page. You can also have delivered right to your phone when you download the  new district app and sign up for notifications (instructions below).  Middle School Newsletters will be released on Fridays, High School Newsletters on Saturdays and Elementary Newsletters  on Sundays.

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