Community Middle School happenings 2/24/17
Friday, February 24, 2017
Community Middle School school resource officer Deputy Camron Farrell was the featured speaker at a recent parent night. He discussed topics that are having an impact on the well-being of the student body and how parents can help safeguard their children. He also updated parents on new laws that go into effect this year.
Community Middle School National Junior BETA Club recently held a sock drive for the local non-profit organization Clothe Our Kids of Bedford County. The BETA Club collected 296 pairs of socks. Clothe Our Kids provides at-risk children with clothing, shoes and other necessities. More information is at facebook.com/clotheourkidsbc. Pictured, front (from left) are Larissa Giles, Erica Morris, Jadyn Greer and Corrine Wisdom; middle row, Justus Coots, Jacob Hawkins, Barrett Peterson, Braxton Thompson, Lilly Dye, Hannah Gochee and Trace Broiles; and back row, Korie Ann Beasley, Alexa Molnar, Evan Petrie, Breanna Whitaker, Lexi Evans, Stratton Lovvorn, Tierra Smotherman and Judy Grooms (sponsor).
The Community Middle School History Bee team competed Feb. 10 at Tennessee State University in Nashville. The competition consisted of two buzzer rounds and two rounds of written exams (US History and World History). At the end of the four rounds, the top eight students of each grade level then competed in a final buzzer round to determine the champion. Community Middle had four students making the top eight in their respected grade level: 6th grade, Ethan Alonzo; 7th grade, Leland Coleman and Braxton Thompson; and 8th grade, Matthew Atkins.