BMES Model UN Club Registration

Model UN (or MUN) is an authentic simulation of the United Nations General Assembly in which students act as country delegates and engage in acts of diplomacy, negotiation, and decision making. The program is offered through Global Minds, LLC and founded by former Bells Mill parents, Audré Park and Shreelata Durbhakula. The BMES Model UN Club is open to 5th graders only.

For detailed information, visit the website at Global Minds, LLC.

Registration is open now.… Read Full Post

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Register now for Bar-T Kids Club (before and after school care)

Bar-T Kids Club provides before and after school care at Bells Mill ES from 7:00am – 6:30pm, Monday – Friday. Each day is filled with fun clubs, outdoor play, group games, delicious snacks, socialization, and safe fun! Bar-T’s trained and energetic staff provide a variety of options each day so that the children in their care are able to choose the clubs that most intrigue them. These choices can range from cooking, to dance, sports and games, arts and crafts, and even magic!… Read Full Post

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Donations Needed for Staff Welcome Back Breakfast (Monday, Aug 22)

We continue to be extremely grateful for all of our teachers/staff and their commitment to our students and community! The PTA is kicking off the welcome events with a special breakfast for our teachers/staff on Monday, August 22, 2022. We would appreciate your support.

You may bring in anything – please either choose from the list below or bring something else by selecting the “Other Item” option. Examples of what we are requesting include: quiche, breakfast casseroles, bagels, muffins, fresh fruit, coffee pods, etc. … 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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PTA Meeting Recap

Thanks to the 37 families who joined our PTA meeting this week. We heard a great presentation from Mrs. Kanter on her role as school counselor. We shared information on Black History Month program, which will be posted soon. We also discussed upcoming activities for the spring, including a Playwright in Residence for the 5th grade and Science/STEM Night. Minutes will be posted on the website soon.

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Final call for BMES Family Directory!

This is our final call for you to update/verify your directory/contact information, childs teacher, and privacy settings. We did our best to caputre privacy preferences that you submitted to the school via the Annual Notice for Directory Information and Student Privacy, however, it is your responsility to ensure your preferences are accurately reflected — PLEASE log in to double check and update as needed.  

If you have not logged into the new system this year, you must first create a NEW account. Once… Read Full Post

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Restaurant Night Updates

Thanks to the community for supporting PTA with our recent restaurant nights at Ledo’s and Shake Shack. Last week’s Shake Shack donation day raised $250 for the Bells Mill PTA. Mark your calendar for our next night at Gregorio’s on February 1.

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Contact us

As the Bells Mill PTA participates in meetings with the Montgomery County Council of PTAs and supports the needs of Bells Mill ES, we welcome your thoughts as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Please send us your questions, comments and concerns about COVID protocols, transportation or other topics. It is helpful to hear from you so we can share input that represent the Bells Mill community. Your input may also help inform our agenda topics for the next PTA meeting.… Read Full Post

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