Our bylaws require we form a nominating committee to fill next year’s PTA board. We need to identify at least two volunteers who are current PTA members by May 1. 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 email@example.com… Read Full Post
As part of our virtual BMES International Festival we enjoyed a cooking class with Tiny Chefs. If you missed it, here’s the recipe for a mango lassi.
Has your child with disabilities regressed or did not receive all the services on their IEP this year in virtual learning?
Please join the MCCPTA Special Education Committee as we host an important and timely webinar with education attorney, Nicole Joseph who will discuss options on how to get what your child needs to recover from learning loss during the pandemic.
Topic: Compensatory Education for Missed IEP Services During COVID – Webinar with Education Attorney, Nicole Joseph
Our virtual BMES International Festival continues this weekend with 3 food trucks on Saturday, April 17 from 5:30 to 7:30.
Bun’d Up: Pre-orders open now: https://bundup.square.site
Big Greek on Wheels: Pre-orders open on Saturday, April 17 at 10:00 am at
www.biggreekcafe.com/food-truck (click Order Online)
Please remember to wear a mask, stay six feet apart, and take your food to go!
The Virtual Cooking Class on Wednesday was great! Families enjoyed earning to make a mango lassi, which is a traditional South Asian beverage.… Read Full Post
Our sharing library in front of the school has some space for donations! If you are doing your spring cleaning, feel free to drop off children’s books there! Thanks!!
The Montgomery County Council of PTAs is sponsoring this community conversation. Learn which courses to take and what colleges are looking for. Decisions in elementary school can determine your path in high school. Parents, MCPS educators and a college admissions officers will answer your questions. SIGN UP TODAY: bit.ly/EngageApr2021
The next Parents’ Council Meeting is Wednesday, April 21 with the MCPS Board of Education members. You won’t want to miss this!
Apr 21, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting here.
You will receive a link about joining the meeting after you register.
Join us on zoom on Wednesday, April 14 at 2PM for a hands on cooking class! We’ll learn to make a mango lassi, which is a traditional South Asian beverage. Register at bmes.eventbrite.com.
Please have the following ingredients and supplies available:
1 1⁄2 or 3 large ripe mangoes, peeled and cut into chunks (can use jarred or frozen if you prefer)
2 1⁄4 or 4 1⁄2 cups plain yogurt
3 or 6 Tbsp honey, plus more to taste
2 1⁄4 or 1 tsp cardamom, plus extra for sprinkling/garnish
- Chefs knife
- Measuring cups
- Measuring spoons
- Cutting boards
- Paring knives
- Rubber spatula
- Serving cupS
Trippy Tacos will be serving at Bells Mill from 5-7:30. No pre-orders, just order when you arrive. Check out the menu here. The next food trucks will be Saturday!
April is Autism Acceptance Month! Bells Mill is honored to be home to an amazing program to support the needs of students with autism. On Thursday, April 15 we invite the Bells Mill community to wear blue to show acceptance of autism and celebrate differences. The class with the highest participation will win a virtual movie party! To learn more about autism and how to support awareness, visit: