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Welcome to Bruner A School 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.

2017 - 2018 Supply List
The 2017 - 2018 supply list is now available. You can find the "Supply List" link here or on the right to view the list..

FSA & NGSSS - Understanding Reports 2017 Resources

As we prepare for FSA and NGSSS student results that will be released no later than June 9, please view the attached:

These reports detail Achievement Levels, Reason Codes for No Data Reported for a student, Layout of Student Reports, FSA and NGSSS Reporting Categories.

2017 Baseline Concussion Testing for Sports
Parents of athletes and potential athletes attending Bruner Middle School next year, July 11 Andrews Institute will be at Fort Walton Beach High School conducting preconcussion assessments for our athletes and any potential athletes. Parents who wish to have their athlete or potential athlete assessed should sign the permission form that is available in the front office or at the check in for the assessment July 11. Parent permission forms are also available on the school district's  Athletic web page. 

If your student cannot attend our assessment July 11, please see the assessment calendar and plan to attend an assessment offered at another school.There is no charge for this free assessment that is provided by the Andrews Institute.

Summer School
Summer school will be Tuesday, June 6 - Friday, June 20 from 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Breakfast will be available at no cost from 7:00 - 7:30 and lunch from 10:30 - 11:00. Students may not be absent more than two days. If you have any questions contact Mr. Taylor at 833-3266 ext 1305

Immunization Requirements for 2017-2018
immunizationImmunzations for "Back-to-School" will be available by APPOINTMENT ONLY between July 1 - September 1, 2017 at the Fort Walton Beach and Crestview clinics of the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa. All incoming 7th graders will need to have their TDAP shot completed before the first day of school on August 10, 2017. Please see your regular physician for this and make sure that they provide you with a copy of the FLORIDA SHOTS record for our records here at Bruner. You can click the image above for the informational flyer. .Any questions please call 833-3286 ext. 1302.

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May 26 is the last day for students.
8th graders will participate in "Spartan Olympics" Students will be dismissed early at 1:30.

Girls Flag Football
world 1 Congratulations to the first Spartan's Girls Flag Football team.

Congratulations to the 2017 Web Showcase Winners
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The 8th grade Web Design students presented their web showcase "Around the World In 60 Minutes" on Friday, May 19. They all did an excellent job at hand coding their web site. The winners were winners2017
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1st Place - Jabari Clayton - Jamaica
2nd Place - Kaden Williams - Thailand
3rd Place Logan McCarroll - Western Native American

Volleyball Summer Camp
The volleyball summer camp is June 6 - Jume 29 at Bruner in the Gym on Tuesday - Thursday. The cost is $50.00 and includes a T-shirt, skills training, playing time, and a beach volleyball trip the last day of camp.

Sign up by calling 833-3266 ext 1701 or 833-3276. You may also contact Coach Stephenson at 376-5288. You must sign up by May 26th. Fees must be paid to Coach Stephenson before school is out. Make sure to give your adult shirt size. You can learn more about the camp by selecting Bruner Spartan Volleyball Camp and the Calendar

FlashBack End of Year Dance

pictured above (Ms. Leeth, Dr. Hudson, Ms. Briggs, & Ms. Moody)

The last dance of the school year, "Flashback Friday" will be Friday, May 12th from 3:00 - 5:00, The cost is $4.00.

8th Grade 2017 Web Showcase
world 1The 8th Grade Class will present "Around The World in 60 Minutes, A Web Showcase" on Friday, May 19th from 5:30p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in Spartan Hall at Bruner Middle School. Students will present the website that they hand coded, using HTML5 and CSS, about their ethnicity. Professional web designers will judge the event. Light Hors d'oeuvres will be served. Admission is free. Come out and see who the 1st - 3rd place winners are.

Award Ceremonies 2017
6th and 7th grade award ceremony will be, Tuesday, May 23 at 8:30 am.
8th grade award ceremony and recognition will be Thursday, May 25 at 8:30 a.m. in the Gym

2nd Semester Test Dates
The 2nd semester testing dates are below, please make sure your child is in attendance for the testing.

SOCIAL STUDIES (6th & 8th Grade)
May 19

SCIENCE ( 6th & 7th Grade)
May 22nd & 23rd (if needed)

May 24

Bruner's Principal and Fort Walton Beach High School Principal Advocate on Capitol Hillspolskihudson


(pictured Dr. Hudson and Mr. Spolski at the captial in Washington D.C.)


Dr. Hudson and Mr. Spolski went to Washington D.C. advocating for education. They both had the opportunity to meet with the Senators and Congressmen or their aide.

Increase Meal Prices for 2017 -2018 School Year
The Okaloosa County School Board approved at their meeting on April 24th, the increase in school lunch prices for 2017-2018. 

To comply with federal price increase requirements paid student lunch prices for elementary and secondary students will be $2.70.  Lunch prices will be $4.00 for adults.  The price of breakfast and milk was not affected.

The prices are as follows for 2017-2018:
~Student Breakfast $1.80
~Adult Breakfast $2.25
~Student Lunch $2.70
~Adult Lunch $4.00
~Reduced Breakfast $0.30
~Reduced Lunch $0.40
~Milk $0.65

2017 Talent Show winners2017

pictured above l to r(2nd Mackenzie H, 3rd Elena G, 1st Leroy P) Congratulations to the 2017 Talent Show Winners. 1st Place goes to LeRoy P, 2nd Place Mackenzie H, and 3rd place to Elena G. Thank you to all of the contestants that participated in the talent show. allcontestants

pictured above l to r(Rylee L, Crystal G, Elena G, LeRoy P, Zaive A, Mackenzie H, Alexis E, Morgan M, Serenity J, Brianna M, & Ivy B.)

High Impact Teachers at Bruner

(pictured l to r)Dr. Hudson, Mrs. Parker, Dr. D. Eliason, Dr. N. Eliason, Ms. Satterfield, Mrs. Tryon, and Mrs. Moulton.)

Congratulations to the High Impact teachers at Bruner Middle School.

Congratulations to the FBLA SLC Students
FBLASLCwinnerspictured l to r : 1st row: Rebecca Fuller, Abbygayle Schaeuble, Zoe Thomas, 2nd row: Mayor Anderson, Philip Norman, Yazmyn Wallace, Justin Herrera-McClelland, Jade Tate and Dr. Hudson. Not pictured: Matthew Jendong, and Alexander Velazquez.
Dr. Hudson and Mayor Anderson congratulates the first group of students in Bruner Middle school's history to attend the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference. These students won at the district conference.

Bruner's First " Miss Max Bruner 2017"winnermaxbruner
Congratulations to Bruner's first Miss Max Bruner, "Elizabeth Smith"
Elizabeth is in the 6th grade and loves to travel and see the world. Her favorite subject is Science, and her favorite teacher is Mr. Baker.

1st Winner up is, Jessica Ford, 8th grade. 2nd Winner up is Victoria Mackey.winnersthree max brunerpictured above l to r (Victoria Mackey-2nd , Elizabeth Smith- Winner, Jessica Ford-1st )
Miss Congeniality winner is Victoria Mackey and also Most Photogenic winner is Victoria Mackey. Congratulations!!!

FSA Test Dates
The FSA testing dates are below, please make sure your child is in attendance for the testing.

February 28

April 10 -14 - 7th Grade, April 24-27 - 6th Grade, April 26 - May 1 - 8th Grade
  Geometry - May 1
  Algebra-May 2-3

April 12 - 14, 17 - 6th Grade, April 14, 17 -19 - 7th Grade, April 18 -21 8th Grade

May 1 -5

May 15 -19

Registration Information 2017 - 2018
Curent 8th graders: Will have Conquest (registration evening) at the high school Wednesday, Feb. 8  at 6PM.  8th graders  will be able to register on-line beginning on Thursday, Feb 9.  On Wednesday Feb 15,  students will be given the opportunity to register during their history classes at Bruner in the labs.  Their registration forms need to be collected by history teachers  before  Feb. 15. 

Current 6th and 7th graders: Will receive their registration forms Thursday, Feb 9th.  They will be able to register on-line beginning on that day as well.  We will need to collect all completed registration forms by Wednesday, Feb. 15 in social studies classes.  The students will be given the opportunity to register on Thursday, Feb 16 during social studies classes in the labs.  

Florida Healthy Start
Schools across the county have partnered with the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County to present Healthy Okaloosa Schools. Together we are making Okaloosa County a Healthier Place to Live, Learn, Work and Play! Read the latest issue of Healthy Happenings

Yearbook Recognition Ad Sales
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Recognition Ads are a great way to congratulate and praise your student or recognize your business. Purchase a Recognition Ad in the Max Bruner Jr. Middle School yearbook to show your student how much they mean to you, or promote your business.   Hurry — ads will only be on sale until February 5, 2018, and only limited quantities are left!  Don’t forget — these are the days you will want your Spartan to remember forever. Buy their Recognition Ad and yearbook today! Click the image above for the a detailed flyer.

Let's Talk Social Emotional
early release dayBruner Middle School's Guidance Department presents " Let's Talk Social Emotional" on January 26, 2017 in Spartan Hall at 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers Dr. Jennifer Seaton, MD and Tanisha Pitts.

Door Prizes and Light Horsd'oeuvre will be served.

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Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Lancaster .... Bruner's 2017 Teacher of the Year.

Congratulations to the Football team, Coach Vinson, and the coaching staff on their win against Pryor. 22 to 8. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!

miss max bruner logoMISS MAX BRUNER 2018

WHEN: Saturday, February 24, 2018

TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Bruner Middle School Spartan Hall

Registration fee is $35.00 and may be paid online using a credit card. Click the Pay Online for Activites button on the right, select middle school, and locate Bruner Middle School.

Sign up before October 28, 2017, no applications will be accepted after this date. No Exceptions!!

You can pick up an application outside of the Attendance Office. If you need more information see Mrs. Cook in room 600 or email her.

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Your 2017 - 2018 School Yearbook, Get One You're in It!
Don't be left out ; order a yearbook today.  The cost is $35.00 with your name before October 16, 2017 and $40.00 without a name begining October 16, 2017. It couldn't be any easier to order! You can get a yearbook order from in the attendance office or from Mrs. Robinson Cook in Room 600. 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 Room 600.

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".

Meet your student's teachersBig Brothers Big Sister of NW Florida

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida is excited to offer a school based mentoring program in partnership with Bruner Middle School. This program allows students the opportunity to be matched with a caring, adult mentor who will meet with the student once a week at school. There, they may work on homework, read together, eat lunch or even shoot hoops in the gym. At the end of the day, it’s all about starting a friendship, providing guidance and inspiring them to reach their potential.
To enroll your child, click the logo, print out the application and return it to the front office. (Child application will be linked.)

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.

banner for ITThe CHOICE 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. 

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 icons to explore the programs we offer and to learn more about the current job market and wages.)

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