This week, Superintendent Don Grotting selected the new schedule that will be implemented at all neighborhood middle schools starting next fall for the 2021-22 school year, and it’s a PE + 2 Electives schedule! This is a huge step toward what we — the students, teachers, parents, and community members more
The BSD has released its proposal for a common middle school experience. Rationale, timeline, and proposed schedules are posted on the BSD website and Beaverton Friends of Music has been reviewing them closely. There’s a lot to be excited about here and it’s time for some family involvement! Please read the talking more
Thanks for joining us in communicating your value for music education to BSD administrators. Here are your step-by-step instructions: 1. Choose a Monday or Tuesday date before Thanksgiving: Nov 18th Nov 19th Nov 25th Nov 26th 2. Select an administrator to call (all more
Beaverton Friends of Music invites teachers, parents and community members to attend one of two Community Education nights: • Sunday, September 29th 7-8pm Fire Station 67 in Beaverton • Monday, October 7th 7-8pm Mountain View MS Choir Room in Beaverton The purpose of these meetings is to orient attendees to our more
1 Tue 9/3 Sign up to march with BFoM in the Beaverton Celebration Parade on Saturday 9/7 at 9am. Invite 3 friends and use this link. 2 Wed 9/4 View BFoM’s new video — We boiled down years of background and details about this summer into a 25-min video to more
RSVP to join BFoM to march in the Beaverton Celebration Parade on Saturday, September 7th at 9am-12pm. Wear RED and meet at Griffith Park; bring sunscreen and a water bottle – it’s a 1.5 mile walk. Your RSVP will put you in touch with BFoM Parade Organizer, Matt Hoeferlin. He’ll send you details about more
We invite BSD music educators and their supporters to watch our new video about the status of Beaverton’s middle school music program and how you can get involved as an advocate. Click the link:
The video is about 25 minutes long. There are a few visual aids that you’ll want to see, but it also works to just listen along — perhaps on your commute to work or while you’re making dinner.
BFoM’s July 2019 petition includes background and history to explain where the BSD’s music program has been, what BFoM has been doing to advocate, and how that relates to what’s happening right now. The following expands on those points for those who wish to have a deeper understanding. We’re constantly learning more
Una forma imprimible de la petición está vinculada a continuación con instrucciones sobre dónde entregarla. Los estudiantes pueden ayudar a reunir firmas mediante el escrutinio de sus vecinos o negocios locales. http://www.musiceducationmatters.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/BFoM-Petition-2019-SPANISH.pdf Printable paper & pencil petition in Spanish.