Reminder! Tonight – Town Hall with Dr. Monifa McKnight

MCPS Superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight will share her vision for MCPS and discuss disturbing recent anti-semetic incidents in county schools. This program is open to the public and intended for all MCPS parents and guardians, teachers, and middle and high school students. It is closed to press.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 – 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Congregation Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac

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Three 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 three 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.orgRead Full Post

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Bell’s Mill’s got talent

Congratulations to our talented students on terrific talent shows! Thank you to the parents who helped coordinate and volunteer for this event, including: Jennifer Nwadike, Amanda Klueger, Scott Cullum,Ugo Nwadike Teresa Weingart, John Sorrent, Tianying Chen, Jackie Ocasio, Emily Turek, and Mahesh Aiyer.

Congratulations to our National PTA Reflections participants who were honored at this year’s show. Thank you to Holly Cullum and Xiao Xiao Min for coordinating the BMES Reflections program and putting together the art show of the entrants’ work.

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Study for GeoBowl!

Students in Grades 3-5 are invited to participate in Geo Bowl 2023! Teachers will be distributing a packet to study and there will be a quiz in mid-May with teams announced in Late May. The GeoBowl will occur in early June!

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Calling Incoming Kindergarten Families!

BMES is beginning to connect with families who intend to send their child to kindergarten at Bells Mill for the 2023-2024 year.  If you have a child who will turning five “5” by September 1, 2023 (or know someone who does) please complete the Kindergarten Intent Form. BMES will use this information to contact families with important information and updates around registration, family meetings, and orientation!

Incoming Kindergarten ~ Flier

Incoming Kindergarten Intent Form  

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Our Read-a-Thon fundraiser ends tomorrow, March 7!

Thank you to everyone who has recorded their students reading time, donated and supported this year’s PTA sponsored Read-A-Thon! So far students have read for an impressive 162,886 minutes and raised $17,379 for the PTA! Let’s keep it up for a final reading and fundraising push!

You have until tomorrow, March 7, donate and record your students reading time. Don’t forget! The class in each grade that logs the most reading time will win a popsicle party!… Read Full Post

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