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Incoming Seventh Graders interested in taking Honors Language Arts/Reading:
Please carefully complete the application and submit all parts by March 19. You can obtain the application at the registration meeting with the counselors or print one from the school web page.
Applications are due to the main office by March 19.


Be Responsible – It is not what happens to you in life, it’s what you do about it.  -  W. Mitchell

Hey Students! Do you have someone you’d like to send a Valentine to? Great news! The SBO’s are selling chocolate roses and suckers starting tomorrow! We will be selling them through Thursday, February 13th before school and during lunch. You must have your money and the first period teacher of the person you are sending the Valentine to so we can deliver them on Valentine’s Day. Roses are $2.00 and suckers are $1.00

The Winter Olympics trivia contest will be in the library through Feb. 26. The winner will receive a gift card to Jamba Juice.

The talent show auditions are finally here! Auditions are on Tuesday, February 11th and Wednesday, February 12th after school. Sign-ups will be on Mrs. Rees’ door until Monday, February 10th. Make sure you go to the Main office to get full instructions and helpful tips for your audition.

Information for Bingham Youth Baseball League is in the Main office. Online registration has already started. Check out

Bingham Baseball is hosting a clinic for 7th and 8th graders starting on Tuesday, February 18th. Pick up a flier in the Main office for more information.


AidaTickets for Aida are available ½ hour before and after school.  A $2 donation per ticket is greatly appreciated and is applied to the costs associated with the musical production.  We are excited to support our students as they perform the musical Aida.


Be Respectful – Respect yourself if you would have others respect you. – Baltasar Gracian

  •  The first day for hair and make-up crew is TOMORROW after school.
  •  Musical Tickets are now on sale before and after school in front of the main office. The show is next week, February 6th, 7th, and 8th. Tickets are a suggested $2 donation. Come and see this amazing show and support your peers.
  •  Students interested in playing Rugby go to the website and register under the Bingham Middle School tab. Practice starts this week! 
  • The talent show auditions are finally here! Auditions are on Tuesday, February 11th and Wednesday, February 12th after school. Sign ups for the talent show are on Mrs. Rees' door, and you can sign up until the 10th. Make sure you go to the main office to get full instructions and Tips for Making the Talent Show, which will tell you everything you need to know! We are always looking for fun, fresh, and unusual acts. We can't wait to showcase the talent Elk Ridge has got! After auditions we will be looking for MC's--a pair of funny kids from each grade to run the show, make jokes, and introduce each act. We are not calling for MC's yet, but if you would be interested, start looking for a good partner now. We will let you know when sign ups for MC's will begin. 
  • Attention students who participated in the Chalk Art Festival – please pick up your artwork from the Art Department after school anytime this week. Also, any artwork from last semester needs to be picked up by this Friday. 
  • Please check the lost and found for any items you may be missing – everything will be donated next Wednesday. 
  • Bingham Baseball is holding a clinic starting on Tuesday, February 18th. Please pick up a flier in the Main office for more information.


Students it's that time of year that you can make a difference. We are kicking off sub for Santa tomorrow, November 21. We will be collecting money donations for 6 children from the angel tree organization.  Santa can't be everywhere, so donate money to help these children receive Christmas.

We will also be working with Ms Mair's class to help raise money for the Philippine typhoon relief through the American Red Cross. So remember to start bringing your extra money to donate to these two great causes. The SBO's and ms Mair's students will be collecting money donations before school and during lunches. Our goal is to reach $1500 dollars, at which time we will be awarded with a school dance! Open your heart and  your wallet and give to those in need this season!


Ribbon Week  A HUGE thanks to our PTSA for organizing a week of interactive and engaging activities to help our students commit to a drug-free, violence-free, and bully-free life!  Here are the activities:

  • Monday: “Remembering Kiki Camarena: the Story Behind the Symbol” & Door Decorating Planning
  • Tuesday: “Hair’s” To a Drug Free Life!  Wear your hair as crazy as you can; sign the banner at lunch.
  • Wednesday: Wear Purple to Show You Are Violence Free!  & “Ghost Out”!  Every 30 minutes the Grim Reaper will pull a student from class and apply white face makeup to represent a person who has died from a drug or alcohol related accident.  Decorate doors during DEAR.  Judges will also determine “Door Decorating” winners.
  • Thursday:  Wear White to Show You Are Against Bullying! & Don’t Let It Be You!  Be sure to check out the coffins on the way to lunch.
  • Friday: Wear Red to Let Everyone Know You Have Made a Choice to be Drug Free!  NetSmartz Assembly (1st & 2nd periods = 7th Grade; 4th & 5th periods = 8th Grade; 6th & 7th periods = 9th Grade)