Churchill PTSA Nominations

Winston Churchill HS PTSA Seeks Candidates to Serve on the PTSA Board for the 2024-2025 School Year: If you will have a student at Winston Churchill HS next year, this is an amazing opportunity to get involved in the school and work with students, parents, teachers, and school administrators to advocate and engage the robust Churchill community. To learn more or express your interest, please complete this Candidate Interest Form. Deadline to submit the form is May 1, 2024

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MCCPTA Churchill Cluster Coordinator

Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) Seeks Candidates to Serve as Winston Churchill Cluster Coordinators for the 2024-2025 School Year: A Winston Churchill Cluster Coordinator works with local PTAs in the cluster (Bells Mill ES, Beverly Farms ES, Potomac ES, Seven Locks ES, Wayside ES, Cabin John MS, Hoover MS, and Winston Churchill HS) regarding compliance, transition support, advocacy (specific advocacy to school, testimony for MCPS Capital Improvement Programs and MCPS Operating Budget), guidance, and more.… Read Full Post

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Invitation to Join the PTA Board for Next School Year (2024/2025)

It’s hard to believe but we need to think about next year already! While we have several current board members who will be running for re-election, there will be a few open positions to fill. While each board member has a particular focus, we work together to support the school. In addition, the PTA board regularly meets with school leadership. If you are interested in helping support learning opportunities and build community, please consider joining us.… Read Full Post

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International Night – April 12

International Night is this Friday, April 12, 6-7.30pm you are invited to help celebrate the cultural diversity of Bells Mill with country displays, cultural dances, crafts and lots of fun! We’re looking for families to host country tables or give a cultural performance. Sign up here!

We are looking for PTA Members to help organize and plan the event as well as day of. Please sign up here

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Breakfast with Bears – Monday, April 15

Breakfast with Bears Come join us on the blacktop for light breakfast refreshments (donuts and juice) before school on April 15th at 8:30 – 9:05am (rain date: April 16th). Each Bells Mill Bear can bring one special person to share the morning with. To ensure we have enough refreshments, please RSVP here by Thursday, April 11th.

Volunteers Needed for Breakfast with Bears We are looking for volunteers to help with coordinating food purchases, set up, clean up, and food distribution for Breakfast with Bears on April 15th (rain date: April 16th).… Read Full Post

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Kindergarten Registration

Incoming Kindergarten Registration 2024-2025

Do you have a child who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2024?

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open from March 18, 2024 – April 12, 2024. If you have a child you plan to enroll at Bells Mill ES for kindergarten next school year, please visit the kindergarten registration website. Registration occurs online through the ParentVUE portal. Once families are registered, they will be contacted to schedule a time for caregivers to tour the school building.… Read Full Post

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Order Your Yearbook Today – Deadline is May 3

Yearbook sales are now open and orders must be placed by May 3. To purchase, visit www.freedpics.com and enter password: BMES24YB. Last Call! We are asking parents and staff to submit photos to help us remember the school year! If you’ve got great photos of school and community events, we’d like to see them! Submit all photos using this link, by April 18.

Photos could include: PTA events, fall festival events, spirit days, community service projects at the school, field trips, international festival.… Read Full Post

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URGENT – 2 Volunteers Needed for Nominating Committee

The PTA bylaws require us to form a nominating committee to fill next year’s PTA board. We need to identify 2 more 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 [email protected]Read Full Post

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Weekly Message from the PTA

Happy Spring! 

Another busy week for all the Bells Mill Bears as we head into Spring Break! Odyssey of the Mind State finals, preparations for International Night and Breakfast with Bears are going on, and Kindergarten Registration opened!

Before you leave for spring break don’t forget to join us tonight for a Chick-Fil-A fundraiser (tonight is a great night not to cook!) and take a look at the postings for nominating committee and Treasurer.

We want to send a big Congratulations to our Odyssey of the Mind team who had 4 teams compete in the Maryland State Finals this past weekend.… Read Full Post

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