Bridgeport Middle School

A student from each class have been selected who most exemplifies the six pillars of character. Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship. The following students were selected.

5th grade - Courtney
6th grade - Eilyn
7th grade - Addison
8th grade - Dakota
Each year the Ohio High School Athletic Association honors one male and one female student who promotes sportsmanship, ethics, and integrity with the Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award. Archie Griffin, an Ohio native, is the only two-time Heisman Trophy winner. He graduated from the Ohio State University, and as a professional athlete, he always displayed exemplary sportsmanship. This years recipients were Camdyn and Robert. 

OHSAA presented an NFHS National Award of Excellence to one student who has displayed exemplary sportsmanship, ethics, and integrity, and who is a positive role model and encourages others to be positive role models. This years recipient was Aiden Kinsey. 
Thank you to the Bridgeport PTO and Principal's for the flowers and gift cards! We appreciate you.
7th and 5th grade TAG students constructing and testing a mechanical sensor and robotic hand as part of a unit on building machines that emulate humans.

Results from Saturday, April 22, 2023 meet.
Grant: 4th - 200m
Cole - 5th 200m
Kaden - 5th 200m Hurdles
Harlee - 4th 200m Hurdles, 6th 200m
MJ: 4th 400m, 6th 100m
Grant, Evan, Cole, Kaden - 4th 4x2
Grant, Coen, Kaden, Nathan - 4th 4x1
Fifth grader teacher Mrs. Beth Albaugh was honored February 22, 2023, as the recipient of the 2022-2023 Coalition of Rural and Appalachian Schools (CORAS) Outstanding Middle School Teacher award.  Mrs. Albaugh has been a teacher at Bridgeport Middle School for 29 years.  Principal Anne Haverty Lawson nominated Mrs. Albaugh for this honor due to her display of dependability and being a highly motivated individual who is involved in a wide range of team leadership roles of the Bridgeport Exempted village Schools.  Additionally, Mrs. Albaugh continues to be driven to improve her professional practice as a teacher and continues to strive to establish a well-rounded relationship with her student and parents.
The 7th grade Career Connections class visited Belmont College where they were led by instructor Ed Mowrer. He discussed the availability of jobs and the future need for various skilled labor.  The students also learned about electricity and got to do some experiments with magnets.
The owner of Maplewood Shop, Mike Schloff, along with representatives of Local Carpenters Union out of Youngstown, OH, paid our Bridgeport Middle School program a visit to see the MS kits being used by our students.  All were amazed at how the students used all the safety rules while working on their own personal Jenga games. The Carpenters Union then talked with each of the students on what the union could offer them as an apprentice carpenter once they graduate High School.   The MS kit is a highlight of our Positive Youth Development  Club weekly!!
The 3rd Nine Weeks 7th grade rotation of Career Awareness got to enjoy a field trip to Touchstone Research Laboratory, LTD, in which the owner Mr. Brian Joseph, shared with our student the industrial history of Wheeling, WV and the potential employment opportunities at Touchstone Research Laboratory, LTD.  A huge thank you goes out to Mr. Joseph and his staff.
The 2nd Nine Weeks Principal’s Breakfast was enjoyed by 49 Bridgeport Middle School students on Thursday, February 9, 2023.  Their breakfast included French toast, bacon, fresh fruit, juice, and milk.  A huge thank you goes out to Mrs. Burlenski and her staff for preparing this excellent breakfast for our Principal’s List students.
It was a pleasure to see Mason, Braylon, Dallas, Brayden, and Miss Sara Cunningham, K—7th grade art teacher at the 2023 Belmont County Public School’s Visual Arts Showcase.  The showcase provides an opportunity for individuals or small groups to share their creative talents.
Bridgeport Middle School was represented well by 8th grader, Jaden Beck and 6th grader, Brett Kuprowicz at the 2023 Belmont County Spelling Bee.  Jaden placed 4th in the Spelling Bee.  Brett and Jaden both displayed their excellent hard work ethic as they were both well prepared for the bee.
Middle School Students attend Belmont County Juvenile Mock Trial with Judge Davis
Students had a great time at the 1st Nine Weeks Behavior Bash.  The Bridgeport Middle School Behavior Bash was designed and organized by the Leadership Council.  The Leadership Council did an amazing job!  A good time was had by all.  

These students were nominated by their teachers as “Positive Bulldogs” for Bridgeport Middle School. Mrs. Haverty Lawson then delivered each student their "Positive Principal Certificates." We then took a moment to communicate with their parents their child's positive character and educational examples.
7th and 8th grade students enjoy a fun evening at the Sadie Hawkins Dance
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    Bridgeport Students Bridge Gap Between Past and Present

    Bridgeport Middle School students visit and learn about the Blaine bridge, the oldest bridge in Ohio. 
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