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Max Bruner Jr.
Middle School

We prepare all students to achieve excellence by providing the highest quality education while empowering each individual to positively impact their families, communities, and the world.

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  • May 10 - Flag Football vs Ruckel @ 5:00 and Meigs @ 7:00 at Meigs
  • May 11 - FSA Math 6 & 7
  • May 12 - FSA Math 8th graders
  • May 12 - Flag Football vs Shoal River @ 5:00 and Ruckel @ 6:00 at Ruckel
  • May 13 - FSA Math session 2 8th Graders
  • May 17 - Flag Football vs Meigs@ 6:00 at Bruner and Davidson at 7:00 at Bruner
  • May 18 - Science 8th graders
  • May 19 - Science 8th Graders
  • May 20 - Algebra FSA EOC
  • May 21 - Algebra FSA EOC
  • May 24 - Flag Football vs Ruckel @ 5:00 and Destin @ 6:00 at Destin
  • May 25 - Geometry FSA EOC
  • May 26 - Geometry FSA EOC
  • May 27 - Flag Football vs Pryor @ 6:00 and Destin @ 7:00 at Bruner
  • May 31 - Memorial Day Holiday - School Closed
  • June 1 - Science & Electives EOC
  • June 2 - Social Studies and Elective EOC
  • June 7 - 8th Grade Recognition and Awards Assembly 9:00 at FWBHS Stadium
  • June 9 - Last Day for Students dismissal at 1:30
  • June 14 - Last day for Teachers

Ladies Flag Football Team 

Abria Jackson
Alayia McNabb
Anecia Stallworth
Aubree Davis
Cameron Coraggio
Chloe Paige
Jamaya Bush
Josilyn McCoy
Ka'myluh Jones
Kiarah Jarrett
Kylie Concepion
Kylie Shea
Latrice Hawthorne
Laura Spolski
Madison Perez
Marcelina Castro
Melina Ismond
Rylea Vandembeaden
Sophia Strobel
Taitum Tolliver
Tijah Zabetakis Trinity Morris

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Brick and Mortar Students - Click Here

My School Online Students Click Here (arrive at 8:00 testing will start at 8:30)


Please join the Okaloosa County Sheriff's office School Resource Officers in helping Florida's youth enjoy the Florida Sheriff's Youth Ranch at Camp Sorensen! Click the link below for donations needed.

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Donations can be dropped off to any Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office SRO by May 18, 2021


8th recognition

JUNE 7, 2021 at Fort Walton Beach High School Steve Riggs Stadium at 9:00 a.m.



Informational Video Located Here

The 2021 - 2022 registration time is here. Above you will find a video from Mr. Massey, Principal, explaining the registration process.

Rising 6th Grade - White Form
Rising 7th Grade - Blue Form
Rising 8th Grade -Orange Form -Infformational meeting- February 23 8:00 a.m.

Semester Options for mySchool Online (MSO) students

Opciones de semestre para estudiantes de mySchool Online (MSO)

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Emergency Order No. 2020-EO-07 on November 30th requiring all Florida schools to remain open for in-person instruction through the Spring 2021 semester. Additionally, school districts will continue to offer innovative learning platforms as an option for families. As you know, in Okaloosa County that learning platform is mySchool Online. The Emergency Order guarantees that parents throughout Florida will continue to have options for their child’s education for the remainder of this school year. If you plan to send your child back to a brick-and-mortar school second semester, please contact your child’s school by Friday, December 18th. Second Semester begins, Tuesday, January 26. You can read the letter here.

Puedes leer la carta aquí.


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Spartan School Store (Triple S)

Spartan School Store
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Open Daily

Monday - Friday

7:35 - 8:00

Forgot your school supplies... Visit the Spartan School Store... we have all of your school supplies and more... Spirt wear, Sports wear... Visit Triple S and show your school pride. store



sickParents and Guardians, keep your student AT HOME if they have
ANY of the following symptoms:


• Fever greater than 99.9°F -- it doesn't matter if it comes down using fever-reducing medicines such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Controlling the fever does not control the infection!
• Vomiting more than once
• Diarrhea

Colds and influenza are the most contagious during the first 48 hours and we ask that you please keep your student AT HOME if they are not feeling well. Thank you for helping keep our students healthy and in school!

The Okaloosa County School District wants to share important resources regarding
the Coronavirus and information regarding keeping children healthy.Below you will find links for OCSD Quarantine Update and hand washing tip.

OCSD Quarantine Update Letter • Hand washing tips


Facutlty and staff from Bruner Middle School Participate in a local Golf Tournament.
brownsberger Left: Mr. Massey, Principal Bruner Middle Schoo, Mrs. Williams, Coach Cook, and Coach Baker (back row)
Right: from right to left: Coach Nixon and Coach Martin and two community members. martin Nixon Golf

USDA Extends Free Meals for Kids through December 31st!


The US Department of Agriculture has extended flexibility in school food service programs through the end of December. This means that all school-age children in Okaloosa County are eligible to receive free meals regardless of the school they attend or their family’s income status. Meals will remain free through the last day of school this calendar year, which is December 18th.

For students in the brick and mortar building, only breakfast and lunch meals are free. Students must pay for any ala carte items. Students will still be required to enter their lunch PIN when receiving a meal so that the district can track meal service for reporting purposes. Meal accounts won’t be charged unless the student purchases something beyond the standard breakfast and lunch.

According to Chambers, it is still extremely important for families to apply for free or reduced-price meal benefits even though meals are free through December.

You view the release from the district Here!

Your 2020 - 2021 School Yearbook, Get One You're in It!

Don't be left out ; order a yearbook today.  The cost is $35.00 until October 23. It couldn't be any easier to order! You can get a yearbook order from in the attendance office or from Mrs. Cook in Room 502. Mail your check today.  Please make checks and money orders payable to :  Bruner Middle School.  Sorry we do NOT take credit cards at school.  Orders can be mailed to Mrs. Robinson Cook, c/o Bruner Middle, 322 Holmes Blvd., Ft. Walton Bch, FL  32548 or dropped off in main office..

The easiest way to order your yearbook is online by clicking the "Buy Your Yearbook" banner above. Enter search by order number "10521" and click continue, confirm "Max Bruner Jr. Middle School".

FAQ 20-21 School Year

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How do I register my child for school ?
To register your child for school the link is located here.

When can we pay for larger lockers?
We will soon begin advertising about the locker upgrade drive through to be held on August 21st from 12:30-3 pm.  The cost is $20 for the year.  There are 40 lockers available for 6th, 40 available for 7th and 80 available for 8th.  This will be a first come first served event but we will make it easy as a drive through so you do not have to get out of your car!

Where and when do I apply for free and reduce lunch for my child/children?
You may apply for reduce and free lunch by clicking this link for instructionsor
this link to complete the application and completing the application online.

When will I know my child/childrens bus schedule?
Bus schedules are located here.

Where can I find crisis prevention resources?
You can find homeless resources by clicking this link or this link for crisis prevention resources

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Crónicas en COVID-19 Boletin informativo

You will find important information in the editions on how to talk to and prepare your children for the upcoming return to school.



Congrats to Katrina Brownsberger, Florida Civics & Debate Initiative Northwest Region Ambassador!

Ms. Brownsberger will help lead the Florida Civics and Debate Initiative (FCDI), a program of the Florida Education Foundation that aims to elevate civic knowledge, civic skills and civic disposition for middle and high school students through speech and debate. As an ambassador she will help implement the initiative for her regions, implementing monthly tournaments, coordinating local leaders, fostering student growth and guiding them toward a statewide tournament being planned in the spring.

Conditioning and Try-Out Information

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  • How to get started with Online Learning at Bruner Middle School - Training Materials at this link.
  • Monday, March 30th - Beginning of the 4th 9 weeks and Online Instruction you can find the ocsd online assignment link for your teacher on the Faculty Page click here.

help deskTechnical support call OCSD help desk (850) 897- 2966 Monday - Friday 7am - 7pm

Stop the Spread -- A Message From The Superintendent of Schools

Preparedness for Influenza/Respiratory Illness- Informational Flyer Here

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Read Mr. Chambers message regarding Stopping the Spread


Okaloosa County Schools ESE Parent Advisory Group is seeking new members! Would you like to get involved? Complete this form if you would like to be on the core membership team. Core members commit to participating in each of the quarterly meetings and will serve as liasons to parents and educators in our district. All parents are welcome to attend the Parent Advisory Group meetings. Check out our website for more information being added soon for upcoming meeting dates.

cte survey parentThe Florida Department of Education has asked the parents of public middle and high school students participate in a survey regarding the unique opportunities available in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.  The short survey has been designed so that it should only take approximately 10 minutes.  The survey will take a look at the participation, experiences, and opinions on CTE programs offered throughout the district.  Parents can take the survey whether their child is in a CTE program or not.  Responses are completely confidential and no identifying information will be requested. the link to the survey is -

Apply for School Meal Benefits the Easy Way

MySchoolApps is the fast and secure way to apply for free and reduced meals online. 

  • Convenient
  • Secure
  • Worry-Free

Apply Now

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FortifylFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows students to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials.

From The School's Clinic

Check back for updated information.

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2020 - 2021 Supply List
The 2020 - 2021 supply list is NOT available. You will find the supply 6th grade, 7th grade & 8th grade link here when it is available or on the right to view the list..

Important Food Service Information
School food services will not extend middle or high school students borrowing privileges.  If, however, a student comes to the cafeteria for lunch and forgets to bring their lunch money, the cafeteria manager can provide the student with a temporary loan until the following day.  Temporary loans to students should not be for more than one day.  Cashier personnel will send student with tray to cafeteria manager to fill out meal loan form.

Money may not be borrowed to purchase special sales, a la carte or extra items during meal service time.

CTE logoThe CTE program is an innovative, award-winning program that allows secondary students to earn high school credits, college credits, scholarships, and professional industry certifications, all at the same time and at no cost to the student.  Okaloosa County School District Career and Technical education offers programs in many different areas of study. There programs are open to all students in the district. You can read the Notice of Nondiscrimination here.

It functions as a critical link in transitioning secondary students intoDepartment of Economic Opportunity Logo successful high-skill, high-wage careers in the workforce and/or postsecondary opportunities. The CHOICE team's focus is career-readiness because the workforce-ready student is in high demand. (Click the CTE icon above to explore the programs we offer and to learn more about the current job market and wages.)

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2020 -2021 Supply List
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earbuds or headphones, sanitizer, kleenex


Dress Code Policy

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Resource Officer Info

New Student Info

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Principal's Message
Bruner's Principal Mr. Gary Massey

Bus Routes
2020-2021 Bus Schedule

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Pay School Mealsmeal payment

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OCSD Food Services is now accepting Free and Reduced Meal applications.  You can complete the application online.

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