STEVEN VALKENAAR, BMS PRINCIPAL
Welcome to the 2020-21 school year at BMS!
As we come back to school for the first time in over 5 months, I hope you are looking forward to the opportunity to see your friends and teachers! My family finds ourselves highly involved with school and community activities. We enjoy trips to the beach, playing board games, watching movies, supporting the Cowboys and Clemson Tigers, and just spending time with one another. One of my favorite books is titled Kids Deserve It by Todd Nesloney and Adam Welcome. I love this book because it reminds me about my purpose and why I continue to choose education as my mission field.
This year will mark the beginning of my 14th year in education and 2nd year in Bridgeport. I could not imagine a better place to be than Bridgeport ISD!
A successful school year begins with transparency and communication between stakeholders. To align with this vision, I will continue to host a monthly Coffee with the Principal event beginning in September unless we are required to follow guidelines which would require a change in delivery to online/virtual. This time will continue to be an opportunity for you to hear what exciting things are happening on campus and with our Bulls and Sissies, but also for you to ask questions and provide feedback. I encourage you to attend and be involved, so we can make BMS the BEST!
If you ever need anything, feel free to send me an email or give me a call!
Remember...we GET to work together to have a GrEaT school year!