Here is the information you need if you would like your child to ride the Baylor bus from Cleveland, East Brainerd, Ooltewah, or Dalton.
Now is the time to join, or renew your membership in, the Baylor Backers for 2017-18! Depending on the membership level, Baylor Backers enjoy advance ticket sales and great perks, while providing important support for students involved in our arts and athletics programs.
The 2017 Red Raider football season opens Thursday (yes, Thursday) at 6 p.m. against Notre Dame at Finley Stadium.
Welcome to all the new Baylor Middle Schoolers. Here's what you need to know for your first day of school.
Don't miss out on real-time access to your child's schedules, grades, afternoon activities, calendars and other useful information in a mobile-friendly format, offered by myBaylor.
Now that Middle School spring activities are concluded, please make every effort to pick up your child at 3:00 p.m. Unless they have an appointment or there are special circumstances, students should not be on campus after classes end at 2:52 p.m. Thank you for your support!
End of School
Classes for all students end next Friday, May 26. Please remind students to clean out Field House lockers, return library books, and remove all belongings from Barks before they depart for summer vacation. In early June, a letter will be sent home with each students' CTP4 and WrAP (standardized tests) results, and a list of courses for next year.
Seventh and Eighth Grade Exams
Students in seventh and eighth grade will take an end-of-year exam for math and language on Tuesday, May 30 (there are no exams for sixth grade students). Students will take their first exam from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m., and their second exam from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be served between exams. Students are expected to wear regular dress code. Specific details about where exams will take place will be emailed to class folders.
Eighth Grade Graduation
Eighth graders will graduate on Wednesday, May 31, in Alumni Chapel. Students should wear regular chapel dress code and meet in the Old Chapel at 6:00 p.m., and the ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m. Parents may arrive early, but seats may not be saved ahead of time. Following the ceremony, students, parents, and faculty are invited to an informal reception in the quad. The graduation party will begin shortly after in the Dining Hall.
Eighth Grade Graduation Party:
The eighth grade Graduation Party is Wednesday, May 31, from 8:30 pm. -10:30 p.m. in the dining hall. Dress for the party is dressy casual. There will be delicious food and FUN! Please contact Tina Bowen 423-322-4055 with any questions.
Planning ahead?The 2017-18 school calendar is now available here. We will be adding more dates as they become available, but this will give you a head start on the first day of classes next fall, school breaks, graduation, and other important dates for next year.
As always, please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns.
Thanks for reading,
Middle School Head
This is the final BNews of the 2016-17 school year. However, you should be on the lookout for more news in the coming weeks about the summer about the new myBaylor communication platform that the school will be using starting July 1, 2017. Click here to learn more.
The 2017-18 school calendar is now available here. We will be adding more dates as they become available, but this will give you a head start on the first day of classes next fall, school breaks, graduation, and other important dates for next year.
Thursday, June 1: Seniors return from Senior Trip (at approximately 1 p.m.). Graduation rehearsal will be in the Field House immediately upon arrival from the Senior Trip.
Friday, June 2 (Graduation Day):
- 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – The Field House will be unlocked for parents of seniors to place reserved seat markers in the senior seating section. (Each senior will receive six seat markers which will be mailed to parents in early May). Note: there will be plenty of general seating for additional guests. 10 a.m. – Seniors arrive at the Field House ready for line-up. (Be prepared for heavy traffic at the front entrance. Note: the back gate will also be open and is recommended to use.)
- 11 a.m. – Graduation ceremony. The graduation ceremony should last approximately two hours. A podcast of graduation will be posted on the school website the following week. (Lifetouch Photography will take photos of each senior receiving his/her diploma.) Images are posted online within 72 hours at events.lifetouch.com (no password needed this year).
- 8 p.m. – 12 p.m. Senior Graduation Celebration Party at the Chattanooga Golf & Country Club hosted by senior parents.
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