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Our Mission is to inspire and prepare all students to realize their potential and enhance our global community.


34 Highland Street
West Hartford, CT 06119
Phone: 860-231-2100
Fax: 860-231-2107

Steven J. Cook, Principal 



Black History Month Trivia!


Day 1: 

Who is known as the creator of Black History Month?

A.  Martin Luther King Jr.

B.  James Thorpe

C.  Dr. Carter G. Woodson


Day 2:

This NASA astronaut became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor on September 12, 1992.  Is it:

A.  Mae Jemison

B.  Stephanie Wilson

C.  Caroline J. Walker


Day 3

Who was the first African-American to serve as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court?

A.  Thurgood Marshall

B.  Clarence Thomas

C.  Ralph Bunche


Day 4

The first African American (Willie O’Ree) to ever play in the National Hockey League played for what team?

A.  Boston Bruins

B.  Toronto Maple Leafs

C.  New York Rangers

D.  New York Islanders


Day 5

Who is the first African American female singer ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987?

A.  Whitney Houston

B.  Leontyne Price

C.  Aretha Franklin


Day 6

This legendary mathematician inspired the world by becoming the first African-American female to earn a doctorate degree in Mathematics and devoted her life to improving the Washington D.C. school system. 

A. Marjorie Lee Browne
B. Euphemia Lofton Haynes
C. Evelyn Boyd Granville




Scroll to the bottom of this page for the answer!














Day 1

C. Dr. Carter G. Woodson


Day 2

A.  Mae Jemison


Day 3

A. Thurgood Marshall


Day 4

A. Boston Bruins


Day 5

C. Aretha Franklin


Bristow Upcoming Events

  • February 2019
    • WedFeb27 M.S. Parent Conferences (1:30pm Dismissal)
  • March 2019
    • FriMar01 Read-a-thon (Read Across America)
    • MonMar04 PTO Meeting 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    • WedMar06 M.S. Parent Conferences (1:30pm Dismissal)
    • ThuMar07 M.S. Parent Conferences (12:45pm Dismissal)
    • ThuMar07 Pasta Dinner for BMS Players 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • SatMar09 K.O. Model UN Conference of Middle Schools (Model UN Students) 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

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50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

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