Volunteers Needed! BMES STEM Night & Science Fair- TOMORROW, Friday, May 20

The PTA is excited to host a combined Science Fair & STEM Night TOMORROW, Friday, May 20 from 5-7 pm! We need a few more parent volunteers to help run some of the stations — please see below!

STEM Night

Join us for a fun night of hands-on activities with microscopes, robots, chemical reactions, and more! More Parent Volunteers are needed to make this a success to help run some stations (all instructions and materials provided) — sign up here.… Read Full Post

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End of Year Bash: Volunteers Needed

Get ready for the Bells Mill End of Year Bash on Friday, June 10 at 5-8pm on the blacktop! There will be fun and games for the whole family! We’re excited to bring back this special end of year event and need your help.  If you’d like to help plan or volunteer at the Bash, please email amandaklueger@gmail.com. Hope to see you there!

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Community Corner

Each week in Bear Post we will share information from other schools in the cluster or community events that provide opportunities to connect and help each other. If you have anything you would like to add, email communications@bellsmill.org. While these are not sponsored or endorsed by the BMES PTA, we’re happy to help share information as appropriate.

  • Splash Into Summer: THIS WEEKEND! Join us 1-5PM on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 for an Open House at Inverness Recreation Club.
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Two (2) Volunteers Needed for PTA Board Nominating Committee

Our bylaws require us to form a nominating committee to fill next year’s PTA board. We need to identify at least two volunteers who are current PTA members. The nominating committee will be responsible for formally nominating eligible persons for open PTA board positions and reporting their nominees to the general membership prior to the PTA election at a general membership meeting in May. The estimated time commitment is less than 30 minutes! If you are able to serve on the nominating committee, please email us at info@bellsmill.org… Read Full Post

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Bells Mill International Festival – TOMORROW, Friday, May 6

Come celebrate diversity at Bells Mill TOMORROW, Friday, May 6, 2022, 5-7 p.m. on the Bells Mill Blacktop! 

This year the festival will feature a performance at 5:30 by the Choy Wun Lion Dance Team with traditional ceremonies, demonstrations, and photo opportunities. In Chinese culture, the Lion symbolizes power, wisdom, and superiority. An important ritual around lunar new year, the Lion dance is performed to bring prosperity and good luck for the upcoming year. The festival will also include cultural displays from BMES families, crafts, a traditional attire parade, and an international candy table. … Read Full Post

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Scholastic Book Fair Wrap Up

Thank you for making our Book Fair an outstanding success! We sold a total of $20,928.85 in books and school supplies, and earned $9,872.10 in Scholastic Dollars to use to buy books our school! Thank you to the volunteers who helped set up, staff, and break down the Book Fair- we couldn’t have done it without you!  If your child missed out on the Fair (or already finished every new book), there’s still time to shop!… Read Full Post

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Book Fair: In Person Wrap-Up But Online Sales Through May 8

Thank you to the Bells Mill community for supporting the Book Fair this week! We enjoyed seeing so many of you in the school and the students were very excited to get some new books! We appreciate your generous donations for classroom wishlists and look forward to seeing the Scholastic dollars we earned benefit Bells Mill. Thank you to Book Fair Chairs Amanda Klueger and Devin Donaldson, as well as the many parents who helped staff the fair this year.… Read Full Post

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