Parent Meeting with Dr. Smith, 10/6/20 — Submit your Questions by TOMORROW!!

The October BMES PTA meeting will be held on October 6, 2020 at 6:00pm on Zoom. We will provide important updates on PTA activities and Dr. Smith will be our speaker. The link will be provided in advance of the meeting.

Please use this form to submit questions that you would like addressed at the meeting. We will answer as many as we can and will use your feedback to guide future meetings and communications from the PTA or the school.… Read Full Post

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New Family Meet and Greet — Thursday, September 24, 2020

The Bells Mill Parent Teacher Association (PTA)  invites families with students new to Bells Mill to join a virtual meet and greet. Learn more about Bells Mill and the PTA, meet and chat with other new families, and ask our parent volunteers any questions you might have. The meeting will have two parts — one for kindergarten families and one for all other new families. Kindergarten families are welcome to join whether or not you have other children at Bells Mill, and feel free to stay for the entire meeting if you would like. … Read Full Post

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Model UN – Registration & Information Meeting

Registration for the Model UN Club is now open to students grades 5 – 8! This exciting program teaches students how to improve research, writing, public speaking, and negotiation skills. Students will build cultural awareness, cultivate their global citizenship through learning about international issues and the work of the United Nations. Sponsored by the CJMS and BMES PTAs, the parent-organized program will offer weekly meetings online via Zoom on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:10pm beginning on September 17.… Read Full Post

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After School Enrichment from Flex Academies

After school enrichment provider Flex Academies is offering online virtual classes and virtual tutoring. Since these programs are virtual and not just for Bells Mill students, the PTA is not sponsoring the program as we have done previously. We are sharing this information for families who are interested in enrichment options. 
The class schedule is available at https://flexacademies.com/wp-content/uploads/PTA-FLYER-MD.pdf. Learn more about online tutoring at https://beta.flexone.live/tutors/
For questions, please contact Flex Academies directly at info@flexacademies.com

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Newly Elected BMES PTA Board Members & Approved Budget

On September 1, we held a socially distanced PTA meeting in the BMES parking lot to vote on the PTA board and budget. An in-person vote was required by the county PTA bylaws. Thanks to the 15 members who came out to make sure this happened! 
The 20-21 PTA board members are below. Thank you to this group for volunteering to lead the PTA this year to provide all our students with academic enrichment and a strong community.… Read Full Post

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Get involved – PTA volunteers needed!

Each year the PTA supports more than 50 activities to enrich the academic experiences of our students and build a sense of community. Your involvement is a key factor in our continued success to provide enrichment activities and support to the school. This is also a great way to get to know parents and teachers!

he following is our list of committees and we’re looking for volunteers! Please sign up here for the ones you would be interested in supporting and we’ll be in touch!… Read Full Post

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Materials Pick up – Today!

Dr. Smith and Mrs. Boyd have distributed information on materials distribution for Friday, as well as a link to the virtual open house. If you haven’t already, you will receive information from your teacher with zoom links, supply lists, and other information to kick off the new year. Please contact the school or your child’s teacher if you need additional information.

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Download Printable Signs and Facebook Profile Frame for the First Day of School!

Don’t forget those first day of school pictures! We have a set of printable signs for BMES that we would like to share with you. There are options for each grade, including Head Start! Download and print from here.


You can also visit our Facebook page for a profile picture frame to show you are proud of the Bells Mill Bears! If you haven’t yet “liked” our BMES PTA page, make sure you do, so you can access the frame!… Read Full Post

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