Gordon A. Bailey Middle School

Bailey Bear Happenings - March 5th Edition



Week of March 1-5

PTA Meeting 


Please mark your calendars and join us for the next PTA Meeting:

Time: Mar 23, 2021 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 529 833 6685

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8th Graders - Akins Update


Applications for the Akins ECHS Academy & PTECH programs are due on 3/31. Students that have already applied will be informed of their acceptance before the end of the school year. There are two evening parent sessions on 3/10 & 3/24 to answer any questions about the programs or help parents and students with the application. Spanish translation will be available.  

Links to the application and website: https://bit.ly/3mPhq1i

Bear Track Team News


Thank you for your interest in track this year. Please come only on the days that correspond to event(s) you are interested in competing in for tryouts. 

Try out Schedule:

March 8th - 100m and 200m dash 

March 9th - 800m, 400m, shot put, & discus

March 10th - mile, long jump & triple jump 


Practices will be Monday - Wednesday mostly in the afternoons from 4:15 - 5:30pm. The tentative practice schedule is below.

Monday - sprinters (100-400)/hurdles

Tuesday - long distance runners in the morning, jumps in the afternoon

Wednesday - relays, shot/discus 

Thursdays - meets

Contact Coach Parker for 8th grade boys, Coach Avila for 7th grade boys, Coach Brown for 8th grade girls, or Coach Fuhrman for 7th grade girls.

Cheerleading Tryout News


When: Submissions are due by the end of the school day, Friday, April 30th. 

Where: Details about virtual submission will be announced later

Important Notes: 

  1. Candidates will need a physical, dated after April 15, 2021, to try out.

  2. Candidates will be submitting one continuous video of themselves spiriting in, jumps, cheer and dance. 

  3. Mandatory zoom beginning of April. 

  4. Tryout material will be released in mid-April. Date TBD.

If interested, please fill out this google form to receive updates! https://forms.gle/p36KfQERA1GJ8UWj6

"Star Strutters are the elite dance group at Bailey Middle School.  Star Strutter Auditions for the next school year are from Monday, March 8th-Friday March 12th.  Auditions will be after school from 4:15-5:30 on Zoom.  For more information, please fill out this interest form below: 

Campus Health and Safety

Click HERE to learn more about our Health and Safety Protocols. It includes information about:

  • Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
  • Face Coverings
  • Health Screenings
  • Visitors on Campus
  • Outdoor Learning Environments
  • Protocols for Cleaning and Disinfecting
  • Physical Environment and Safety Protocols
  • Transitions
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Upcoming Events


  • 8 - "A" Day
  • 9 - "B" Day
  • 10 - "A" Day
  • 11 - "B" Day
  • 12 - "B" Day
  • 15-19 - Spring Break


Helpful Links

2020-2021 AISD School Calendar
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Bailey Counseling Website
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Bailey Athletics Website
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Bailey Middle School Yearbook

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