Volunteers Needed! BMES STEM Night & Science Fair- TOMORROW, Friday, May 20

The PTA is excited to host a combined Science Fair & STEM Night TOMORROW, Friday, May 20 from 5-7 pm! We need a few more parent volunteers to help run some of the stations — please see below!

STEM Night

Join us for a fun night of hands-on activities with microscopes, robots, chemical reactions, and more! More Parent Volunteers are needed to make this a success to help run some stations (all instructions and materials provided) — sign up here.… Read Full Post

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Invitation to Join the PTA Board for Next School Year!

It’s hard to believe but we need to think about next year already!

Board Positions

While we have several current board members who will be running for re-election, there will be a few open positions to fill. We are looking for PTA board members, particularly in the roles below. While each board member has a particular focus, we work together to support the school.  In addition, the PTA board meets with school leadership on a monthly basis. If… Read Full Post

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End of Year Bash: Volunteers Needed

Get ready for the Bells Mill End of Year Bash on Friday, June 10 at 5-8pm on the blacktop! There will be fun and games for the whole family! We’re excited to bring back this special end of year event and need your help.  If you’d like to help plan or volunteer at the Bash, please email amandaklueger@gmail.com. Hope to see you there!

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Community Corner

Each week in Bear Post we will share information from other schools in the cluster or community events that provide opportunities to connect and help each other. If you have anything you would like to add, email communications@bellsmill.org. While these are not sponsored or endorsed by the BMES PTA, we’re happy to help share information as appropriate.

  • Splash Into Summer: THIS WEEKEND! Join us 1-5PM on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 for an Open House at Inverness Recreation Club.
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Two (2) Volunteers Needed for PTA Board Nominating Committee

Our bylaws require us to form a nominating committee to fill next year’s PTA board. We need to identify at least two volunteers who are current PTA members. The nominating committee will be responsible for formally nominating eligible persons for open PTA board positions and reporting their nominees to the general membership prior to the PTA election at a general membership meeting in May. The estimated time commitment is less than 30 minutes! If you are able to serve on the nominating committee, please email us at info@bellsmill.org… Read Full Post

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Bells Mill International Festival – TOMORROW, Friday, May 6

Come celebrate diversity at Bells Mill TOMORROW, Friday, May 6, 2022, 5-7 p.m. on the Bells Mill Blacktop! 

This year the festival will feature a performance at 5:30 by the Choy Wun Lion Dance Team with traditional ceremonies, demonstrations, and photo opportunities. In Chinese culture, the Lion symbolizes power, wisdom, and superiority. An important ritual around lunar new year, the Lion dance is performed to bring prosperity and good luck for the upcoming year. The festival will also include cultural displays from BMES families, crafts, a traditional attire parade, and an international candy table. … Read Full Post

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Scholastic Book Fair Wrap Up

Thank you for making our Book Fair an outstanding success! We sold a total of $20,928.85 in books and school supplies, and earned $9,872.10 in Scholastic Dollars to use to buy books our school! Thank you to the volunteers who helped set up, staff, and break down the Book Fair- we couldn’t have done it without you!  If your child missed out on the Fair (or already finished every new book), there’s still time to shop!… Read Full Post

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