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Bernard Pledge:  I pledge to show respect to others by making them feel welcome and accepted.  I will treat others the way I want to be treated.   Patriots give respect to get respect.

Bernard Touchstone:  At Bernard we demonstrate Respect by treating others the way we want to be treated.  We give respect to get respect.
Character word for March:  Determination
Patriots Night Out
PTO is sponsoring a "Patriots Night Out" at Bernard on April 17 from 6:30-9:30.  Students from Bernard can come and play games, watch movies, eat snacks and much more.  The cost is $15 and students must fill out a registration form to attend.  For questions, call or email Franchesca Gindler at (314) 229-9802 or fepg_2001@yahoo.com.

Click here for informational flier

Click here for registration/permission form
NJHS Tab Top Collection for Ronald McDonald House
Join Bernard's National Honor Society  and save your tabtops to benefit the Ronald McDonald House.  These Houses provide a "home-away-from-home" for families so they can stay close by their hospitalized child without the worry of grocery shopping, cleaning or cooking meals.  Help Bernard's NJHS help children by donating tabtops.  Tabtops can be placed in the containers in the front of the building or in advisory classrooms.  Tab tops are the pull off tabs from soda or beverage cans.
Nominate a Teacher for Inter-State Studio's Teacher of the Year
Nominate a Teacher for Inter-State Studio's Teacher of the Year!  Tell us about a teacher who has made a difference in your life or the lives of others. Submit your entry for a chance to reward them with a $300 classroom grant. 
Grand Prize: $300 Classroom Grant
1st Runner Up: $200 Classroom Grant
2nd Runner Up: $100 Classroom Grant
Deadline to Enter is Monday, April 13th, 2015.  Entries can be entered at
St. Louis Story Stitchers Art and Writing Contest
The Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective is an organization in St. Louis dedicated to documenting St. Louis through art and word to promote understanding, civic pride and literacy. They have launched a Youth Art and Writing Contest called Coming of Age in St. Louis.  The contest is open to youth residing in St. Louis city or county in grades 5-12. Details and entry forms are on our website: storystitchers.org.  The deadline to enter to is 5:00 pm April 18, 2015.
They also sponsor a Teen Council. Teens can apply to join the Council via our website at storystitchers.org.  The prizes will be: 3 iPad minis and $450 in cash awards!
Patriots Night Out
Patriot's Night Out  
Friday April 17, 2015 
Bernard Middle School
Registration required 
Drop off begins at 6:15
Rube Goldberg Competition - Pop a Balloon
Middle school STRETCH classes filed into the cafeteria at Bernard Middle after classes Tuesday, March 3 for the annual Rube Goldberg competition. There they unloaded tape, Popsicle sticks, plastic cups, rubber bands, and their collective knowledge about how things work.

STRETCH is the name of Mehlville’s gifted program.  Students had been scavenging at home to find materials to build a balloon-popper for the district middle school Rube Goldberg competition.

Click here to read more. Click here to view slideshow. To watch a video click here.
8th Grade Social Club Looking For Photos
8th grade social club is looking for pictures for the 8th grade slide show to be shown during the dance. We need pictures of your 8th grader to highlight during the slideshow. These pictures can be from any event, in or out of school, and emailed to Mrs. Ragusky (raguskyj@mehlvilleschooldistrict.net)  by March 31 to be included in the slideshow. 
Eighth Grade Social Information

The eighth grade social (dinner-dance) will be held in the gymnasium of Bernard Middle  School on Friday, May 15, 2015 from 6:30 – 10:00 pm.  Students should arrive at the outer gymnasium doors in the back parking lot between 6:30 and 6:45 with dinner being served promptly at 7:00 pm.  Dancing and socializing will follow, ending promptly at 10:00 pm.  The evening is open ONLY to eighth grade Bernard Middle School students.  Students should be picked up at the outer gym doors at 10:00 pm.  No late arrivals (after 6:45 pm) or early pick-ups will be permitted on this evening.
      A dress or skirt for the girls, and dress slacks and tie for the boys are appropriate attire.  Appropriate length for dresses will extend beyond the fingertips when arms are fully extended.  Dresses may not be strapless, backless, midriff baring, or have visible cleavage.  Inappropriately dressed students will not be allowed to enter the event and no refund will be given. Students who are on Stage 4 and higher on the district wide IPASS system will not be permitted to attend social.
Permission slips will be out soon! Please check back for information and prices!
Now Offering Grab and Go Breakfast
Bernard 2014-2015 Class Schedule
Click here to view the Sixth Grade Schedule for 2014-2015

Click here to view the Seventh Grade Schedule for 2014-2015

Click here to view the Eighth Grade Schedule for 2014-2015
A+ Tutoring Available
Are you in need of some extra help? A+ tutoring is after school from  2:50-3:50
7th graders stay Monday in room 215
8th graders stay Wednesday room 207
6th graders stay Thursday in room 113
Please pick up a permission form in the Counseling Center or Office; you must have a permission form on file with Mrs Shelton in the Counseling Center in order to stay.
Bernard Honored for School of Character Designation!
At the CharacterPlus National Conference in mid-June, Bernard Middle School was honored for its designation as a National School of Character. To see the award presentation, click here.
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