Right before break the staff were treated to a curbside pick-up of Crumbl cookies and a tea-themed goodie bag as small tokens of our appreciation. Bells Mill staff are amazing and we appreciate everything they are doing to make virtual learning the best it can be. Wishing all staff a happy and restful holiday break! Thanks to committee chairs Haley Iseman (Teacher Appreciation Chair) and Kemi Macaulay (Teacher Breakfast Chair) for figuring out how to pivot some of our long-standing Bells Mill traditions for modern times!
We are so proud of our fabulously talented students who reflected on this year’s theme for the National PTA Reflections Art Contest, “I Matter Because…” We invite you to visit our BMES PTA Reflections Art Show online at https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1hI2mm6RkME0ANYOJPjiv0WeOadkl0ZtRolLdO0F89hs/present?slide=id.p
The NAACP Parents Council has been actively engaging on issues surrounding school reopening. A recording of their latest meeting is available at https://www.dropbox.com/s/h7g6g24i2r20atf/NAACP-MC%20Parents%27%20Council%20Mtg%2016Dec20%20Derek%20Turner%20%20Presentation%20Video.mp4?dl=0
Tonya Hughes is the BMES Parent Council representative and we will be sharing additional information on NAACP activities throughout the year.
Hello Friends, we have been committed to the BMES PTA for the past 6 years and as part of my community building efforts, I would like to invite parents, grandparents, students and other family members to a free 30-minute virtual “Chairobics” session every Saturday and Wednesday at 11am. This winter, let’s together relax, renew and reconnect with our families & friends through this gentle yoga based aerobic routine involving deep breathing and stretching exercises on/with a chair!… Read Full Post
The Bells Mill Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a non-profit organization that enhances educational excellence and strengthens the community. We’re working hard to refocus our priorities and efforts to support the unique needs of distance learning this semester. We’re also finding new ways to do some of our traditional activities, such as BINGO night, and providing new enrichment opportunities, such as virtual assemblies. To accomplish these goals, we need families to join and support the Bells Mill PTA.… Read Full Post
The Bells Mill ES Parent Teacher Association installed two new “sharing libraries” for the community. One is in front of Bells Mill and the other is in front of the Scotland Community Neighborhood Recreation Center. The library is a free book exchange and you are welcome to use it! If you see a book you or your child would like to read, please take it. When you are finished, share it with a friend, bring it back, or leave in another sharing library.… Read Full Post
Spirit Wear orders have shipped directly from the vendor! We look forward to seeing your Bells Mill gear or school colors every Friday! The items were really popular! The PTA was happy to help 22 students to receive spirit wear this year, coordinated through the school to ensure privacy.
We would love as many volunteers as possible to help us continue our Bells Mill traditions with a virtual twist. Please click here to help us plan a Virtual Science Fair, Virtual Magic and Muffins, Virtual Parent Meet and Greet, Virtual International Night, Virtual Talent Show, Virtual BINGO, READ-a-THON.
You can get affordable, high speed internet for your kids to learn from home. Apply today if you qualify for programs like the National School Lunch Program, housing assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI & others. Click here for more info.
Though we are apart, Bells Mill Bear spirit brings us together. Show your school spirit even over zoom!
What you need to know:
-Orders will ship directly to your home this year.
-There is a good chance your order will arrive in time for the holidays but it cannot be guaranteed.
-We are unable to place any orders after the order close date.
-There are no refunds or exchanges so when in doubt, order a size up.… Read Full Post