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Sports physicals for next year will be offered on

May 20. 2023 at 2:15 PM
at Carilion Clinic ION for $20.00.
Please call 540-483-5332 for more information.

Pictures have been postponed! 
A new date will be posted when it is available.

Parents may order online.
Cash/check should be given directly to the photographer
on the day of pictures. 
Only those who have paid online or that day will 
get an individual picture taken.


Tryouts to select the BFMS and FCHS JV and Varsity sideline cheerleading squads and mascot for the 2023-2024 school year will be held on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th at the high school.  Any rising 7th and 8th grader is eligible to try out for the BFMS squad and any rising 9th grade student is eligible to try out for the FCHS squads. Each candidate must have a current VHSL physical dated after May 1st, 2022, on file with the BFMS and/or FCHS Athletic Department in order to do so.

Cheerleader candidates will be taught a cheer and a dance for tryouts, and they do NOT need to know how to tumble or do gymnastics in order to try out. Candidates may also be asked to stunt. The mascot candidates will be asked to dance to the tryout song while in costume. Open gym for those students interested in trying out will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning March 6th in Law Gym at the high school.

Anyone interested in trying out should pick up an informational packet from the office or from Coach Kelci Hall.

**Click here to buy tickets and season passes online to all home games
at BFMS!**
(Ticket sales for the week will open on Mondays at 8 AM.)





  BFMS Football Workouts

Workouts for 6th and 7th graders will begin on January 23 and will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 3:15-5:30.

You must have a ride here at 5:30 to pick you up. The activity bus will not be available.

*A VHSL physical must be turned in before you can participate. This form can be picked up at reception or downloaded from the VHSL website. Physicals are offered through your family physician, any urgent care center, or at the Bernard Health Clinic in Rocky Mount. Sixth graders may turn their form into Ms. Patterson at reception and seventh graders may turn theirs in to Mrs. Slough in the west gym. Please make sure all blanks are signed and everything is filled in!

A shirt and pair of shorts along with tennis shoes is required for the workouts.

Those staying after school for football workouts should report to the west cafeteria after announcements.

If you have any questions please contact Jessica Slough at 540-493-6542 or Coach Turner at [email protected].

*Please note that all sports physicals for this year will expire on June 30, 2023 no matter what date the physical was completed.


Please call or text Jessica Slough at 540-493-6542 if you have any questions.


Students in grades 7 & 8 who wish to participate in interscholastic athletics are encouraged to do so. Sixth graders can only act as managers if selected by the coach. Managers are only allowed to do managerial duties and cannot practice or workout with the team. BFMS athletic programs include cheerleading, football, volleyball, cross country, golf, wrestling, basketball, softball, track, baseball, tennis, and soccer. These teams compete in the Roanoke Valley Middle School League. Students must pass three out of four classes for 8th graders, and four of the five for 7th graders each semester in order to compete in a sport the following semester. A Virginia High School physical is required before students may participate in any interscholastic event. Physical forms can be picked up at BFMS or TGC or printed online There is also a link at the top of this webpage. In addition to the physical form, every athlete must sign a participation form as well as a concussion policy form. 

Activity buses are available for students who participate in after-school activities that are considered "in season." Buses pick up at the West Hall at 6:00 p.m. and transport students to Franklin County High School, where they will board buses that transport them to the bus stop nearest their homes. Students who ride the activity buses are required to obtain an activity bus pass from the person who is responsible for the activity.  

You can call the bus garage at 483-5541 to find out which bus to ride and where the bus will stop, or click the link located at the top of this webpage.  PLEASE NOTE:  THE ACTIVITY BUS DOES NOT NECESSARILY STOP AT THE SAME PLACE AS THE REGULAR BUS.   
Students must have an activity bus pass, secured from the sponsor or coach in order to ride the activity bus. NO EXCEPTIONS!

The same acceptable bus conduct that is expected on any bus ride is also expected on activity buses. Activity bus transportation is a privilege that can be withdrawn for inappropriate behavior.

For more information, please contact our Athletic Coordinator, Jessica Slough at [email protected] 
or at 540-493-6542.

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