Big Rapids Middle School

The Public School That Loves America

At the start of the school year, BRMS received over a million hits on social media with a patriotic tribute to our flag and all that it represents, including three television spots on the Fox network.

Michigan Music Conference

BRMS was one of only two middle school bands in the state of Michigan invited to perform at the Michigan Music Conference.

Bully Buster Month

For one month, we schedule events and guest speakers to bring attention TOWARD the positive climate we want at BRMS and AWAY from the negative interactions often associate with “bullying” in schools across America and the world.  We want our building to be one where ALL students feel safe and secure in an environment that focuses on learning.  This year featured local business persons, Ferris State University athletes, and professional musicians, all working with our kids to identify the key elements to make this a great place for all to learn and grow!

#CARDS - Going Viral w/ Positive Behaviors

Compassion - Attitude - Responsibility - Determination - Success
These are the characteristics we believe will help our students to be successful in the classroom and beyond.  This new Positive Behavior Support program gives teacher opportunities to recognize and reinforce positive behaviors in our building every day.


BRMS started a Robotics program!  7th and 8th Grade students teamed up with local parochial schools, while 5th and 6th grade students started their own BRMS team.  Shannon Kelley recruited sponsorship from local companies, making this STEM program a reality.

MathCOUNTS Wins Again

For the FOURTH consecutive year, BRMS won the Regional MathCOUNTS competition and qualified for the Michigan State Championship competition. 

To view our District-wide Points of Pride, click here.