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Fun Food DayFun Food Day2017-02-24T21:59:38Z<div class="ExternalClass3783D89C21BA4E05A95A695C491A77D1"><p><strong><span style="text-decoration:underline;">​FUN FOOD DAY IS COMING and we NEED YOU!</span></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>The Beckendorff PTA is holding a Fun Food Day on Friday, March 3rd during all lunches.</em></strong><em></em></p><p></p><p>We will be selling PIZZA, Chick-fil-A, TREATS and DRINKS during lunch. <strong><em>Money raised supports BDJH grade level parties, grade level programs, BDJH Staff Development and various needs for our BDJH Community. </em></strong>We need your help to make FUN FOOD DAY a success for our kids!! <strong><em></em></strong></p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>Your donations are vital to the success of this event.</em></strong></p><p>Please support BDJH and donate a yummy treat for Fun Food Day…</p><p style="text-align:center;"><strong><em>We are looking for donations of chocolate bars, sour candies, drinks and baked goods.</em></strong><strong></strong></p><p><span style="text-decoration:underline;">TOO BUSY TO SHOP?? </span>Simply write a check to the BDJH PTA and let us shop for you!!!! </p><p><strong>Click the link below to sign up for Fun Food Day Donations.</strong> </p><p>Scroll to the bottom of the donation sign up to “let us shop for you”.</p><p><a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c48aeae2b0-funfood6" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" data-id="l-2207366720"><strong>http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c48aeae2b0-funfood6</strong></a><strong></strong></p><p></p><p><strong>Want to see YOUR KIDS at lunch? VOLUNTEER to help on FUN FOOD DAY!!</strong></p><p><strong>Click the link below to sign up to volunteer for Fun Food Day.</strong></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c48aeae2b0-funfood7" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" data-id="l-5624632693"><strong>http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c48aeae2b0-funfood7</strong></a></p></div>
Spelling Bee District Champion!Spelling Bee District Champion!2017-02-24T21:58:54Z<div class="ExternalClass1DF3921108704D358B8A2D1D0DA086B4"><p>After 14 grueling rounds of spelling, Raksheet Kota, one of Beckendorff Junior High’s 8th grade students won the Katy ISD District Spelling Bee. The championship word was calculiform. Please congratulate Raksheet if you see him. We are so proud of his hard work and appreciate his representation of BDJH. This is the 5th year in a row he has won the district bee. Way to go Raksheet!​​</p></div>
Spring Sports InformationSpring Sports Information2017-01-27T16:09:22Z<div class="ExternalClassB79016E6F1934E34BD08B1087449497E"><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Girls Track Information</span></span><br></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Girl's track practice will begin on February 14th. ALL practices are after school until 4:30. Must have a completed physical from a physician and all on-line forms completed and turned in to the BDJH coaches by February 10th.</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Mandatory parent meeting will be held in the competition gym on February 16th @ 4:45.</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">BDJH BOY’S TRACK AND FIELD 2017</span></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><em style="font-weight:inherit;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">When</span></em></span>: Practice starts Tuesday, Feb. 14th</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><em style="font-weight:inherit;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Time</span></em></span>: 2:45pm – 4:30pm</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><em style="font-weight:inherit;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Where</span></em></span>: Meet in the Gym</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><em style="font-weight:inherit;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Physicals</span></em></span>: You must have a physical (electronic portion and doctor’s portion) on file before you can practice. Physicals are due by Friday, Feb. 10th. Go to</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><a data-id="l-1898985807" href="http://www.rankonesport.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:underline;cursor:pointer;color:#1c6e98;">www.rankonesport.com</a></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><em style="font-weight:inherit;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Parent Meeting</span></em></span>: Feb. 14th at 5:00pm in the Cafeteria</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Boys and Girls Tennis</span></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;">Tryouts for 7th and 8th graders interested in playing tennis will begin on Wednesday, February 22nd immediately after school.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-style:inherit;font-weight:700;">In order to tryout, you must have a completed physical on file in the athletic offices, you must be passing all of your classes and you must fill out the online sign-up sheet located at the web address below.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><a data-id="l-0094294531" href="https://goo.gl/forms/RHnqt8JMiHj34iYE2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:underline;cursor:pointer;color:#1c6e98;">https://goo.gl/forms/RHnqt8JMiHj34iYE2</a></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">For more information, please visit the tennis webpage at <a data-id="l-3290118353" href="http://www.ballcharts.com/bdjhtennis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" style="text-decoration:underline;cursor:pointer;color:#1c6e98;">www.ballcharts.com/bdjhtennis</a></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Girls Soccer Information</span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Tryouts for girls will begin on March 27th with a mile run timed in P.E.</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">-March 28th 7th grade girls will have tryouts from 2:50-5:00pm.</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">-March 29th 8th grade girls will have tryouts from 2:50-5:00pm.</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">-March 30th both 7th and 8th grade girls from 2:50-4:30pm</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">-March 31st both 7th and 8th grade girls from 2:50-4:30pm</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Final teams will be made on this date.</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Boys Soccer Tryout Schedule</span><span style="text-decoration:underline;"></span></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">7th Grade Tryouts</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Tuesday, March 28th – 2:45 to 5:00 pm</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Wednesday, March 29th – No Tryouts</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Thursday, March 30th – 3:30 to 5:30 pm</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Friday, March 31st – 3:30 to 5:00 pm</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;"></p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">8th Grade Tryouts</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Tuesday, March 28th – No Tryouts</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Wednesday, March 29th – 2:45 to 5:00 pm</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Thursday, March 30th – 3:30 to 5:30 pm</p><p style="margin-bottom:0px;padding:0px;color:#555555;font-family:"open sans", "lucida grande", arial, sans-serif;font-size:15px;background-color:#ffffff;">Friday, March 31st – 3:30 to 5:00 pm​</p><p>​</p></div>
Katy ISD Announces Athletic Hall of HonorKaty ISD Announces Athletic Hall of Honor2017-01-23T16:27:27Z<div class="ExternalClassF1EE4C831ED041D6BBAEEFB50427CFF9"><p>​<strong><em>Nominations being accepted for past and present athletic contributors</em></strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Katy ISD is pleased to announce the establishment of an Athletic Hall of Honor to recognize the efforts and contributions of former student athletes, athletic teams, coaches and special merit individuals who have brought distinction, honor and excellence to themselves and to the District. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Nominations are now being accepted through March 15, 2017.  Submissions will be reviewed by the Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor Honorary Board and voted on by the Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor Committee. Once submitted, a nominee's application will remain active for five years with the Honorary Board. Due to the sheer volume of alumni worthy of such an honor, nominations will be accepted annually. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">The Hall of Honor Committee has already selected the following four state championship teams to be honored in the inaugural class of the Athletic Hall of Honor:</p><ul><li>Katy High School 1959 Football State Champions</li><li>Katy High School 1997 Football State Champions</li><li>Taylor High School 1997 Tennis State Champions </li><li>Taylor High School 1998 Tennis State Champions. </li></ul><p style="text-align:justify;">Individuals and state championship teams will be honored at a 2017 fall banquet and a Katy ISD football game.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">State championship teams will continue to be added to the Athletic Hall of Honor every year.  </p><p>For more information and access to the requirements and nomination form, click <a href="/dept/athletics/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">here</a>.</p></div>
BP Funds Katy ISD Education Foundation Teacher GrantsBP Funds Katy ISD Education Foundation Teacher Grants2016-12-15T15:02:18Z<div class="ExternalClassC22E7F36812444A6BB55622045643F70"><p><em>Three Years of Support Helps Fifty Different Classroom Projects</em></p><p>The <strong>Katy ISD Education Foundation</strong> recently launched its fifth <em>Inspiring Imagination</em> teacher grant application process, which will fund Katy ISD teacher grants for the 2017-2018 school year.  Community support for the grants is led by the Foundation's Cornerstone Investor, BP America, Inc.  This year, BP contributed $40,000 for S.T.E.M.-related teacher grants.  "The Katy ISD Education Foundation's partnership with BP represents the best of our community," said Katy ISD Superintendent, Dr. Lance Hindt.  "Our district is grateful to both BP and the Katy ISD Education Foundation for providing these opportunities for our teachers and students."</p><p>BP's three years of support for the Foundation has helped fifty different classroom projects all over Katy ISD, reaching multiple campuses, subject areas and grade levels.  Projects have included GEMS Club (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) at Hayes Elementary, West Memorial Junior High's Robotics Club and a library S.T.E.A.M. Makerspace project at Mayde Creek High School.  "BP is pleased to continue its support of this outstanding program that provides Katy ISD teachers additional resources needed to further inspire their students," said Marta Vasel, BP Vice President Strategic Cooperation. "This donation reaffirms BP's commitment to S.T.E.M. education and to the communities in which we live and operate."</p><p>In its first four years of operation, the Katy ISD Education Foundation has awarded more than $725,000 in grants to Katy ISD teachers across the district.  All Katy ISD educators directly involved in classroom instruction are invited to apply for a grant. Applications are due April 4, 2017.  To learn more, contact us at 281-396-6031 or visit <a href="http://www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org/">www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org</a>.</p><p> ​<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/BP%20Check%20Presentation%2011-4-16%202.jpg" alt="BP Check Presentation 11-4-16 2.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:500px;vertical-align:middle;" /></p><p><strong>About the Katy ISD Education Foundation </strong>- The Katy ISD Education Foundation serves as a catalyst for extraordinary teachers to create extraordinary classroom experiences for their students. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit for which contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law. </p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>About BP</strong></span><strong>:</strong></p><p>Over the past 10 years, BP has invested more than $90 billion in the U.S. – more than any other energy company. BP is a leading producer of oil and gas and produces enough energy annually to light nearly the entire country for a year. Employing about 14,000 people across the country, BP supports more than 130,000 additional jobs through all of its business activities.</p><p style="text-align:center;">###</p></div>
Angel Bear Gift-Giving DriveAngel Bear Gift-Giving Drive2016-11-28T14:32:29Z<div class="ExternalClassA688DDB69AB74857BDA5CF86BA78C9C6"><p>​As the holiday season approaches, the BDJH PTA, in partnership with the Beckendorff NJHS, is sponsoring our 5th Annual <em>Angel Bear Gift-Giving Drive.</em> We will be collecting gifts that will benefit students at our Sister School, Katy Junior High. Angel Bear is an amazing opportunity for students to help other students. Some of the specific needs are backpacks, sweatshirts, and wallets/wristlets. These simple gifts make a big difference to students in need.<br></p><p></p><p>The counselors will be distributing <em>Angel Bear gift tags</em> starting next week in advisory periods. In order for your child to receive an <em>Angel Bear gift tag</em> and participate in this program, you must <em>give your child permission and fill out the form below</em>. <em>You can also return it directly to the counselor’s office and pick up a gift tag. </em><strong> </strong></p><p><strong><a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7oDJ5rHPYebWkhVYkhHMDlPVU0/view">Click here for the form.</a></strong></p><p><strong>For questions email​​​ </strong></p><p><strong>Christine Aklestad at</strong> <a href="mailto:caklestad@gmail.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" data-id="l-3450721735"><strong>caklestad@gmail.com</strong></a><strong> or </strong></p><p><strong>Christine Chapman at </strong><a href="mailto:cas878@yahoo.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" data-id="l-5005333599"><strong>cas878@yahoo.com</strong></a></p></div>

Beckendorff Junior High

8200 South Fry Road

Katy, TX 77494

Principal: Dr. Ethan Crowell

Ph: 281.237.8800    Fax: 281.644.1635

School Hours: 7:25 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

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