About Us

Safe and Orderly Environment

Students at Berrien Springs Middle School are held to high standards of behavior.

  • Progressive discipline approach in Student Handbook.
  • Peer Mediation process available to students.
  • MiBLSi Positive Behavior Support Initiative.
  • Security procedures and building monitored with cameras.
  • Caring staff and Advisory Program to build relationships with students.

Curriculum Aligned to State Standards

Intentional preparation and planning lead to aligned curriculum providing for maximum opportunity to learn.

  • Syllabi for each class describing course, teacher and grade level expectations.
  • Teacher driven professional development to insure teaching of Michigan Standards and Grade Level Content Expectations.
  • M-STEP test data analysis to determine areas for improvement.
  • Measures of Academic Progress (M.A.P.) testing to determine student growth from year to year.

Fine Arts Programs

  • Middle School Choir
  • Middle School Band 

One of the areas best middle school drama programs.

  • High quality middle school play and drama program.
  • Opportunity for students to participate in the drama program at many levels.
  • Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade band
  • Quality art instruction.

Student Senate

Involved and active Student Senate with a voice in school operations and initiatives.

  • Student Senate sponsored social events.
  • Eighth grade year end trip to Great America.
  • Student and Staff basketball game.
  • Honor Roll end of the year celebration.
  • Awards program to recognize student achievements.

Athletics Programs

Quality athletics programming offered as an extension of the classroom learning environment.

  • Many sports for students to participate in during the year.
  • High academic expectations for student athletes.
  • Quality coaching and learning experiences.

Communication with Parents

Multiple ways and opportunities for parents to communicate with the school and staff.

  • Teacher lesson plans online for parents to view assignments.
  • Online grade access to help parents keep up on student progress and attendance.
  • Teacher email addresses for parents to communicate from home.
  • Middle school web page with valuable links and communication.
  • Parent Advisory Meetings monthly open to all parents.
  • Parent teacher conferences and progress reporting.

Middle School Career Day