BINGO Night – Fri, Nov 15th

Join us in the All Purpose Room for a fun-filled family night out!!! Eat, play BINGO, win prizes, and have fun with your family, friends, and favorite teachers! All children must have a parent in attendance.

NEW! Food sales are now only by pre-order. Make sure to return both forms attached by Nov. 13th if you would like a pizza dinner.

Date: Friday, Nov. 15th
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM **BINGO starts at 7pm!

SSL Hours available!  Check the SignUpGenius for opportunities

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PTA School of Excellence – Survey Responses Needed

Your PTA believes in the importance of a strong school community. That is why we are participating in the National PTA School of Excellence Program! In your child’s school folder you will notice a letter and survey. Your feedback is an essential part of our application. Please complete the survey by Nov. 8th.

There are two ways to complete the survey. Please pick the option most convenient for you. Only one survey response per household is requested.… Read Full Post

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MCPS Boundary Study – Upcoming Meeting Nov 18th

MCPS is undergoing a district wide boundary analysis that could alter school boundaries for all students county wide.  Please click here for more information provided by MCPS on the study as well as the timeline.

The next community meeting being held by MCPS will be on November 18 at 850 Hungerford Road.  All of those interested in engaging and speaking are encouraged to sign up here.

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No Shame at School Act

Maryland PTA is joining Maryland Hunger Solutions in collecting individual and organizational sign-ons in support of the federal No Shame at School Act. Click here for the sign-on letter.

When students arrive in the cafeteria without cash in hand or in their school meal accounts, they accrue meal debt. Unfortunately, many school systems – even here in Maryland — utilize practices that shame, stigmatize, or even punish students in an attempt to ensure their families repay their accrued school meal debt.… Read Full Post

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Youth Town Hall – Nov 13

The Montgomery County Council is inviting students to a youth town hall on Nov. 13 at Wheaton High School to learn more about the issues impacting them.

The meeting, which will be held in the auditorium, will be from 7 to 8:30 p..m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for a pre-meeting pizza reception, during which councilmembers will also visit with students and their family members.

The youth town hall and pre-meeting reception provides students with a chance to meet their local representatives and to ask questions and get information about issues that matter to them.… Read Full Post

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Halloween Parade – FRIDAY NOV 1

Due to the inclement weather today, the Halloween parade will be TOMORROW morning.  Please send your child(ren) to school in their costumes with a change of clothes.  The children will go to class for attendance then will come back out for the parade promptly at 9:30am.

All families are invited to attend and line the parade route on Friday morning (the sidewalk by the kindergarten classes, the basketball court, and the sidewalk leading up to Georgetown Hill path, the path by Georgetown Hill to the stop sign, and the sidewalk coming down to the front entrance of the school.… Read Full Post

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Principal’s Tea -Grade 2/3 TONIGHT. Grade 4/5 – TOMORROW

Please join Mrs. Jerri Oglesby, Bells Mill Principal and the parents of Second and Third grade students for the 2/3 Principal’s Tea on Tuesday, October 29th 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 2/3 Principal’s Tea, Mrs. Oglesby plans to discuss Second and Third grade specific topics. She will also provide time to respond to questions you may have.… Read Full Post

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Magic & Muffins – K & 1st Graders

Parents sip on unlimited coffee and meet other families while your
children snack on muffins and enjoy an exciting magic show.
Make new friends! Reconnect with the old!

Featuring: Musico the Magnificent show by Drew Owen
Cost: $8 per student

Although this is an event tailored to Kindergarten and 1st grade students, older and younger siblings are welcome.

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