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College & Career Academy Concept

To learn more about Bainbridge High School's College & Career Academy Concept, click here! 

Bearcat Basics

All BHS Freshmen, new students, and their parents are invited to attend Bearcat Basics! Bearcat Basics is an informative introduction to high school. During the Bearcat Basics Session students will be provided information regarding but not limited to:

  • Arrival at School (Buses, parent drop off, riding with other students)
  • Where to go before school
  • Advisements
  • Class Changes (recommended routes)
  • Lunches (line locations, appropriate places  during lunch)
  • Departure at the end of school day

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Invitation to Participate

Decatur County Schools annually conducts a Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CNA), reviews and revises our CLIP (Consolidated LEA Implementation Plan) and our Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan.  The annual review process is discussed at our annual Title I Stakeholder Meetings. Opportunities to attend these meetings will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018, at the Decatur County Schools Support Center located at 507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge. There will be two repeated sessions:  11:00 am until 1:00 pm OR 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.  All parents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend one of these informational meetings and offer feedback and suggestions.

For more information, please contact:

 Kathy Varner at 229-248-2836 or by email at kvarner@dcboe.com.

Summer iStation & iLearn! Stay Engaged this Summer
2018 Summer Reading Program

2018 Summer Reading Program

BMS Transition Night
BMS Transition Night
21st Century Summer School Announcement

21st Century Summer School


21st  Century Summer School Announcement

 BMS 21st Century Summer School program will be held June 4th- 29th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The program will include a tennis camp, music camp, basketball camp, fitness, STEM activities, and a field trip.  All current 7th and 8th graders are welcome to attend.  Be sure to return applications to 21st Century teachers by April 30th to guarantee your spot.

BMS Awards Day

BMS Awards Day

BMS Awards Day

Wednesday May 23, 2018

7th Grade - 10:00 a.m.

8th Grade - 1:00 p.m.

Georgia Milestones Re-Test Information

Decatur County Schools is a Strategic Waiver System, which allows our system to waive specific state board rules. In our current strategic waiver, we chose to waive O.G.C.A 20-2-283 & 20-2-284. This waiver allows us as a system not to retest students for the 2017-2018 school year. The wavier also allows us to be able to use other vital information from your child’s entire school year and not only state assessment scores in the promotion and retention policy for the 2017-2018 school year.

Yearbook Sale 2018!
Georgia Milestones Assessment

Georgia Milestones Assessment

Flu Season is Well Underway...
Georgia Student Health Survey

Georgia Student Health Survey

Interested in playing soccer, baseball, softball with the Recreation Authority?

Recreational Sports

A Guide to Smart Snacks in School


Decatur County Canceled, Wednesday January 17th

Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our students, all schools in Decatur County will be canceled tomorrow, Wednesday January 17th, for students and staff due to the possibility for icy and unsafe road conditions during the morning hours. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but the weather conditions tomorrow are too questionable at this time to jeopardize the safety of our students or our staff. 

We will be back to our normal schedule Thursday January 18th. 

Georgia Parent Survey

Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey is also modeled after the student survey and contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone or tablet. For parents that do not have access to the Internet, school administrators should consider scheduling dates and times to allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school. All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. Results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below.


Collaborative Impact for Decatur County
Schools Closed November 17th

School Closed

All schools will be closed on November 17th.

Thanksgiving Break is November 20 - 24.

Bainbridge Middle School Spelling Bee

Bainbridge Middle School


BMS 2017 Spelling Bee

Alzheimer's Association Donations

Alzheimer's Association

Red Ribbon Week 2017

Red Ribbon Week 2017

Parent Education Survey
Student Education Survey
Parent Conference Night

Parent Conference Night


Parent Conference Night
Tuesday, September 19
5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
BMS Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017

BMS Homecoming 2017

BMS Homecoming Dance 2017

Homecoming 2017

BMS Homecoming Dance
September 23, 2017
Homecoming is a special night for BMS students; we hope to maintain the integrity and formality of this special occasion by implementing a respectable and appropriate dress code. Bainbridge Middle School  will enforce the dress code that is found in the student handbook and on the BMS website.
Student safety is the primary concern when it comes to students coming and going at Homecoming.  ONLY BAINBRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND THE HOMECOMING DANCE. Please be reminded that once a student(s) leave the Homecoming dance and/or school grounds, he/she will not be permitted to re-enter the dance.
BMS Football Schedule 2017
Bearcat Softball Schedules
Time to Immunize!



Friendly reminder....All 7th grade students are required to have the Meningoccal and the Tdap Vaccine within the fist 30 days of school. You must bring an updated Immunization form to the school nurse, by September 8th, or your child will be withdrawn from school. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.
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1301 E. College St.   |   Bainbridge, GA 39819
Phone: 229-248-2206   |  Fax: 229-248-2270
2015 CSBA Quality School Board