News and Announcements

Specialists' Newsletter December Edition

There are so many exciting things happening in our specials classrooms this December.

New Media Center website

Students and their families can find out information on booktalks, media lessons, makerspace, book trailers, the MD Black Eyed Susan Program, volunteer information, and parent resources.

Specialists' Newsletter November Edition

Please read the specialists'   newsletter to find out what is happening during music, art, physical education, guidance, and the media center!

Free School-based Flu Clinics on November 13, 2018

Has your child received a flu shot yet?  If your child is between the ages of 3 and 18 years, make an appointment for your child to receive a free flu shot at John F. Kennedy, Northwest, or Rockville high schools on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, from 1:30-4:30 pm.m by visiting the Montgomery County Government website at

Good Morning America Visits BHES

Kidd O'Shea from Good Morning America visited Mr. Leavitt's second grade class on Thursday, October 25, 2018.  Watch  What do kids think about the latest lottery craze? at the link below.  

Mental Health and Wellness Resource Fair on October 27, 2018

A Mental Health and Wellness Resource Fair co-sponsored by the MCPS Psychologist Association will take place at Julius West Middle School  on October 27, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The event will include: a student panel discussing mental health and wellness topics  from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ; communi

Digital Citizenship Week October 15-19

Watch the video to find out What is Digital Citizenship!

Americanism Essay Contest

Each year, The American Legion Auxiliary conducts an Americanism Essay Contest at the Unit, District, Department (state) and National level, with cash awards at each level for students from grades 3 through 8 who choose to participate. They have a