• Black Water Middle School falls under the Title 1 designation. This allows all students to eat free, the school to provide items like yearly school supplies, and sponsorship of enriching lessons and trips for our students. Letters about Title 1 events and important information is collected on this page. 

  • September Title 1 News

    Posted by Brittany Horne on 9/20/2023

    We are extremely excited about our Title 1 events happening this year, BUT we need your help! 


    Parents, please fill out this "Parent Workshop Form" so we can get your valuable input on future events we host here at BWMS. This input will help us plan to better serve our students and families.


    Next see the flyers below for information on our BWMS Family Room located in the Learning Commons and all that takes place in this safe space. 

    A place for you. A letter explaining BWMS has a resource for families in the learning commons in room 5603.  

    Finally, add these dates to your calendar of when we will be meeting in the evenings for fun family parent nights. We will be covering an array of topics to ensure all families have the tools needed for success!

    Bear Cafe Times and Important Title 1 Dates

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  • Congratulations to Ms. Weaks

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 5/19/2023

    Congratulations to our own Ms. Weaks who is our Title1 Family Facilitator for winning Staff Member of the Month in May! 

    Thank you for all you do to reach out to our BWMS Bears families and we look forward to many more family nights!

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  • Contest Winners

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 5/15/2023

    Student poster contestants were called down to the Library Learning Commons on Thursday to announce the winners. We are happy with all the posters turned in and are planning on continuing the poster contest next year. Thanks to our Title1 team for coordinating all of the student activities!

    Top 3 Student Poster Winners: Makenzie Bombardier, Dacaisha Williams, Jahzara Jones and Liz Huertas




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  • Thank you to everyone who came out for the Mental Health Awareness Family Night!

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 5/11/2023



    And for the poster contestants who could not make it, we will be calling you down after testing!

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  • See you all on Wednesday!

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 5/5/2023

    You are invited to the BWMS Mental Health Awareness Parent Workshop. This is the last parent workshop of the year and we would love to see you here!

    Mental Health poster contest winners will be announced. 

    May 10th from 5-6:30 in the library learning commons

    Let us know if you can make it by RSVPing to Ms. Weaks at kweaks@horrycountyschools.net 


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  • We hope you are planning on attending our last Title1 Family Night in a little under 2 weeks!

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 4/27/2023

    We hope you are planning on attending our last Title1 Family Night in a little under 2 weeks!

    You're invited to BWMS Mental Health Awareness Parent Workshop. Student Poster Contest winners announced. May 10th 5-6:30.

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  • Survey for the 22-23 School Year

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 4/18/2023

    Here is the Title1 Family Survey for THIS CURRENT school year. We would appreciate you completing it!


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  • Mental Health Matters- Student Acvitities!

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 4/18/2023

    Here is our full list of student activities that our Title1 Family Facilitator has planned over the next month!

    Background of a green hand outlines reaching for each out; text- 'Mental Health Matters Month Student Activities'

    Here is in PDF version if needed. 


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  • Mental Health Matters Poster Contest

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 4/11/2023 10:00:00 AM

    On May 10th, we will have our last Title 1 Parent Meeting for the year: Mental Health Matters.  Tammy Kowaleski and Lynn Hucks will be speaking to the families about mental health and school resources available to help students and families facing mental health issues.  They will also offer suggestions on techniques to help students deal with issues that may arise during the school year while maintaining academic success being the objective.

    We have a few student activities to spotlight the upcoming Mental Health Matters Month, starting with the Poster Contest!

    Revised Poster Contest Information Here!. You can start planning now and picking up your poster board on Monday, April 17th. You will have two weeks to complete and turn in the poster. 

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  • Thank you!

    Posted by Meredith Ritchie on 3/15/2023

    Thank you to those who came out for our College and Career Readiness Family Night! Ms. Weaks reviewed the 21st Century skills that students are learning and how now is the time to start talking to your kids about the goal of going to a college or university after high school.

    A big thanks to Paul from Coastal Carolina University and Victoria from Horry-Georgetown Technical College for explaining what they are looking for from applicants.


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