Burns Middle School News

BMS to host Carnival carnival

Everyone welcome! 

SBDM meeting schedule 2015-16

School-Based Decision Making Council meetings are open to the public. Those wishing to attend should contact the school to confirm time/date.

DCPS Great Expectations Award Winners DCPSge2015

DCPS honors Great Expectations Teaching Excellence Award winners, and Customer Service and Office Professional Award winners

DCPS YSC Middle School Summer Extravaganza

Are you looking for something to do this summer? Are you an incoming DCPS middle school student? Look no further...we’ve got just what you are looking for!!! DCPS Middle School Youth Services Centers have some really cool activities planned just for you!  Sign up at http://bit.ly/1JnSEgQ

Click HERE for brochure listing all the details.

DCPS schools CLOSED May 19 vote

No school for students on Election Day - Tuesday, May 19

DCPS Customer Service Month

March is DCPS Customer Service Month. Please take a minute and complete the customer service survey by clicking on Read More, then scrolling down to complete survey.

Focus Award nominations due Feb. 27

The Foundation for DCPS is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Focus Awards in the areas of Health, Literacy, Technology and Great Expectations.

DCPS Attendance Zone Proposal

Information about the DCPS Attendance Zone / Redistricting process is posted here. This page has been updated. Please refresh your browser to ensure you are viewing the most recent information.

DCPS 2015-16 calendar cal

The DCPS Board of Education has approved an instructional calendar for the 2015-16 school year. 

DCPS State of the District Report OSflag

Click HERE to view DCPS State of the District report, presented to DCPS Board of Education by Supt. Owens Saylor on Nov. 20, 2014. 

Thanksgiving break

No school for students Nov. 26-28. Happy Thanksgiving!

DCPS receives Instructional Transformation Grant KDE

KDE grant to support Kentucky Core Academic Standards 

DCPS school closings and delays

Information about cancellations, delays and early dismissals is summarized in this important document: Click HERE.

DCPS named District of Distinction

"Great Expectations" earns national recognition for student achievement 

Attendance Zone Information

Information about DCPS district enrollment/demograhics; "Listen and Learn" public forum documents and comments; survey results "in progress"; and link to survey. We want to hear from YOU! 

DCPS Veterans Day Programs

Contact schools for more information about these programs. We extend a special invitation to all Veterans and their families to attend. 

Election Day - Tuesday, Nov. 4 vote

No school for students

Fall Break - Oct. 6-10

Enjoy a safe and restful Fall Break! Schools will be closed Oct. 6-10. Classes resume Monday, Oct. 13.

BMS Students Earn All-State Chorus

The following students earned All-State Chorus recognition:


Katelyn Ward – Soprano I



Lea Rhinerson-Alto

Zach Cates  -- Tenor

Garrett Snyder --Tenor

Blake Bryant –Tenor

BMS Student Council New Members Elected

6th grade representatives - Raygon Roby, Emma Grace Johnson, Anslee Hopewell, Taylor Smith, Tallie Satterfield, Hadleigh Hopewell

7th grade representatives - Shelby Boone, Lea Rhinerson, Madison Juilan, Ryan Gatton, Andrew Young, Kaleigh Young

8th grade representatives - Jane Wedding, John Zuberer, Johnathan Tidd, Lindsey Ostria

Boys Basketball Try-outs

Boys Basketball try-outs will be held October 15, October 16 and October 17 from 3:30-6:00.  Any 6th, 7th or 8th grade boys interested in trying-out must have a KHSAA MIddle School Physical Form completed and turned in to the coach before trying-out. 

Girls Basketball Try-outs

BMS Girls Basketball Try-outs will be October 1, October 2 & October 3 from 3:30-5:30.  Any girl wishing to try-out must have a KHSAA Middle School Physcial Form completed and turned in to Coach Henry.  



Colton Abel, Trinity Beam, Shelby Boone, Ansley Bowlds, Ashanti Brown, Dakoma Carbon, Isaac Crabtree, Macy Dame, Dalton Devine, Natalie Ewing, Kayla Freels, Valerie Gillim, Cameron Jackson, Madison Julian, Angel King, Aubrey Little, Trey Moorman, Hannah Mulligan, Angel Payne, Kiana Robbins, Kennedy Rowan, Connor Satterly, Lynzy Schwartz, Molly Ward, Hallie Wilson


Emily Adcock, Max Broyles, Katee Bristow, Grace Bush, Preston Cameron, Hannah Calloway, Shane Daugherty, Keely Eans, Gabby Emmanuel, Tyler Fightmaster, Brooklyn Knight, Wes Knott, Katelen Long, Issac Malott, Emma O'Bryan, Lindsey Ostria, Faith Payne, Madoson Poe, Illa Remole, Lucas Rigling, Talon Safreed, Ben Schartung, Christian Scrivner, Lexi Shadowen, Caroline Shutt, Tori Smith, Cara Storm, Emma Stovall, Nathan Tinsley, Andrew Van Meter, Katelyn Ward, Jane Wedding


BMS Wins Attendance Awards

Burns Middle School has won the attendance award for DCPS middle school for the month of August with an average attendance of 97.45%!!!

Burns Middle School has also won the attendance award for high attendance day for DCPS middle schools with an average attendance of 99.01% on September 18th!!!!!

DCPS Customer Service and Office Professional Awards 2015

Nominations for DCPS Great Expectations Customer Service and Great Expectations Office Professional Awards accepted through May 1

DCPS Teaching Excellence Awards 2015

Nominations for Teacher of the Year and Great Expectations Teaching Excellence Awards accepted through March 1


Due to current construction at Burns Middle School this summer, we are RESCHEDULING our annual Jumpstart for 6th graders.  We will have Jumpstart on August 10th from 8:00-11:00.  We invite all of our 6th graders and their parents to come in and see the changes, pick up schedules, pay fees and meet your teachers! 


It is time for the BMS "Stash Bash!"  Let's see if we can get everyone here for 100% attendance and then let's see if we can get a moustache on everyone!  We may even have some blue or yellow moustaches - I wonder if Mr. Ferguson and Mr. Shadowen will be able to grow a "stash."  What will they look like with a "stash" or will they will even have one.  Make plans to be a part of the 100% attendance day club by showing up and finding out!!!

BMS Band Concerts

We will be having our 7th & 8th grade band concert on Monday, October 27th, beginning at 6:00 PM.  We will also be having our Parent/Teacher Conferences this night from 4:00-6:30. 

We will be having our 6th grade band concert on Tuesday, October 28th, beginning at 6:00 PM.  We will also be having our BMS Fall Festival from 4:30-7:30 on this night.  

Halloween Hoopfest 2014

We will be hosting the BMS Halloween Hoopfest on Saturday, November 1st.  We will have girls basketball games beginning at 9:00 AM and ending around 6:00 PM.  We will have 7th and 8th grade teams from Burns, College View, Christian County and St. Romuald participating in the tournament.  The 7th grade Lady Foxes will play at 9:00 against St. Romuald and the 8th grade Lady Foxes will play at 10:00 against St. Romuald.  The 7th grade game between College View and Christian County will begin around 11:15 and the 8th grade game will begin around 12:15. 


BMS Spirit Week - September 12 - September 18

September 12 - Neon Day (Let's see how bright we can be!)

September 15 - Pajama Day (Roll out of bed and get to school!)

September 16 - Tutus and Ties Day (Wear your tutus and ties of all colors and sizes)

September 17 - Fake an Injury Day (Wear your band-aids and bandages)

September 18 - All Out Blue & Gold Day 


2015 OPEN HOUSE FOR 7th & 8th GRADES

We will be having Open House on August 10th from 3:00 AM - 7:00 PM for all grade levels.  We invite everyone to come in and see the changes to our building, pick up schedules, pay fees and meet the teachers and staff for the 2015-16 school year.  

Back-to-School events

DCPS schools are hosting a variety of events to welcome students and families to the 2015-16 year. 

BMS Veteran's Day Program

Burns Middle School will be hosting our annual Veteran's Day Program on November 6th from 9:00-10:00.  Our student lighthouse team members will be leading/hosting the program this year.  We will have a guest speaker, Derek Schneider, father of one of our current 6th graders.  We will have the AHS JROTC participating in the program.  For more information please contact Angel Freels at angel.freels@daviess.kyschools.us or at (270) 852-7400.  

Professional Day

No school for students - Friday, Sept. 26

DCPS offers Summer Tech Camps tech

Seven specialized camps are open to ALL students entering grades 4-8 next year (not limited to DCPS students). 

DCPS Teachers of the Year

We are proud to announce the 2015 DCPS Great Expectations Teachers of the Year! 


The BMS 8th grade football team remained undefeated as they beat Henderson South 16-0 on Thursday, September 11th.  

The Burns 8th grade team won 16-0 in a hard fought battle with Henderson South. The offense was led by Colby Clark and Tre Sanders. Colby Clark had a long touchdown pass to Kobe Hamilton. The defense totaled three interceptions last night with Noah Stewart having two, and Gage Hayden getting the other interception. Go Foxes!!!

The BMS 7th grade football team lost a tough battle against the Bulldogs of Henderson South - 16-6.  

BMS PTO Fundraiser minor changes

Thank you all for your support of the PTO's World's Finest Chocolate fundraiser.  It is off to a wonderful start.  We have some updates to share about the fundraiser as we learn more about process. 

1.  Students are allowed to turn in money each day.  

2.  We are only giving boxes to students who return the orange permission form that has been signed by their parent/guardian.  Then we will give additional boxes to students that sell one box and return their money to their first period teacher or to a designated person in the commons area before school begins.   

3.  We will have some boxes in the front office in case parents want to come in and complete a quick form to take an additional box or boxes.  

Please understand we are trying to raise money for our Leader In Me activities, but we are also trying to make sure we have a minimum number of disruptions to our regular school day.  Our goal is not to disrupt our classroom instruction.  

Community Leader Nominations due Sept. 15

DCPS is seeking nominations for community leaders to serve on a district Attendance Zone Committee. 

DCPS earns Distinguished status

District achieves highest designation on state accountability system for second consecutive year

Community Campus Engineering and Life Science Academies



Eighth grade students at regional middle schools are invited to informational meetings about Community Campus Engineering and Life Science Academies.

Attendance Zone Changes - Effective July 1, 2015

View this page to see Attendance Zone changes approved by DCPS Board of Education on March 19, 2015. 

DCPS sets Attendance Zone public forums

Three public forums are scheduled in October to provide an opportunity for community input. 

High Attendance Day - Sept. 18

September is High Attendance Month! DCPS schools are celebrating with special events and activities. 

Sit Down With Saylor

DCPS Superintendent Owens Saylor wants to meet YOU!

Public Notice

The Daviess County Public Schools district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age, religion or marital status in educational programs and activities or employment practices.


The Daviess County Public Schools district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender,
sexual orientation or identity, disability, age, religion or marital status in educational programs and activities or employment practices.