Backpack Drive for Southlake Elementary

The Bells Mill PTA is having a backpack drive to collect backpacks filled with school supplies for our sister school, Southlake ES. We have a goal to collect 75 completed backpacks! We will have a collection box out front of Bells Mill ES during the school day beginning July 19th and ending July 30th, on weekdays only. Bells Mill has always been a place of service learning and a school that supports community. We are excited about coming together to support our sister school by providing learning materials!… Read Full Post

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2019-2020 Reflections Contest Entries due TOMORROW

The PTA Reflections Program entries are due soon!  Are you ready to submit?  Make sure to go through the checklist to ensure you’ve got what you need.

Put on your creative thinking caps, choose your category and create based on the theme!   Entries are due by Friday, November 15, 2019. Please see the Rules, Guidelines and Entry Forms for more information.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Barlow (

See this video for more info.

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Magic & Muffins – November 2

This is a new event this year! We heard from some of the families of younger students that we needed an activity more geared toward their age group as well as something to allow parents to get to know school families. Kindergarten and First Grade families are invited to join us for Magic & Muffins!

Parents sip on unlimited coffee and meet other families while your
children snack on muffins and enjoy an exciting magic show.… Read Full Post

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TONIGHT!! California Tortilla Restaurant Night & Celebrity Scoop Night

Join us for our second Restaurant Night fundraiser — it’s a crowd favorite! Come to California Tortilla at Cabin John TONIGHT! Place your order from 5pm-8pm and say, “BELLS MILL PTA 2019.” California Tortilla will donate 25% of sales to Bells Mill Elementary. See the flyer here.

Then, join us for dessert at Baskin Robbins from 5pm-9pm to see your favorite Bells Mill teachers and staff scooping your favorite flavors. Mention Bells Mill and Baskin Robbins will donate a portion of the night’s proceeds to the PTA!… Read Full Post

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Grades K/1 Principal’s Tea – Tuesday, 10/22

Please join Mrs. Jerri Oglesby, Bells Mill ES Principal, and the parents of kindergarten and first grade students for the K/1 Principal’s Tea on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30 PM in the media center.

Principal’s Teas are informal ways to discuss grade specific items with the principal and fellow parents of that grade level. At the K/1 Principal’s Tea, Mrs. Oglesby plans to discuss Kindergarten and First grade specific topics. She will also provide time to respond to questions you may have.… Read Full Post

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Final Reminder — Join or Renew Your PTA Membership Today!

We are wrapping up our fall membership drive and getting ready to print the student directory. Please confirm/update your information and join the PTA to make sure you receive a copy of the directory. Thanks to the 228 families and 31 teachers who have joined the PTA so far!  We’d love for all 500+ families and additional staff to join!

We are a stronger community when all families join and actively participate in the PTA! The PTA is a great way for parents, teachers, and staff to enrich the experience of all our students.… Read Full Post

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