Enter to Win a Gift Basket!

These baskets are awesome!!! Enter to win the Holiday Gift Basket Raffle by purchasing raffle tickets. For sale from Mrs. MacPhee at the BMS office anytime before Dec 19, or at the Dec. 11 PTSA meeting, or at the Dec. 13 BMS girls basketball game, or at the Dec. 19 BMS holiday concert. Drawing will occur after the concert on Dec. 19th.

Snow Day Basket by Seguin House. Games, Art supplies, Puzzles, Sled, Hot chocolate, Cookies, Snowball maker, and more!
Sports Basket by Acadia House. Includes a 3-month membership to Maine Pines Racquet & Fitness valued at $190 (new members only)
Movie Night Basket by Kennebec House. Includes $25 to Beale St. BBQ and a Smitty’s movie night for 2: tix, popcorns, candies, sodas. And lots more!
Made in Maine Basket by Popham House. More than $100 worth of Maine-made goods: Maine sweatshirt, books, Reny’s gift certificate, etc.
Dessert Basket #1 by Baxter House. If you like to bake, you will love this basket! Includes an insulated baking sheet and so much more.
Dessert Basket #2 by Baxter House. If you like to bake, you will love this basket! Includes a gingerbread loaf pan and tons more baking supplies and ingredients.
Chocolate Lover’s Basket by Reid House. Godiva! Ghirardelli! All your favorites in one big basket of deliciousness!

Can you help the PTSA?

Want to be a part of something? Are you looking for something to keep you busy? Just want to socialize more?

We sure could use your help!!! Meet us at Mid Coast Pizza and More the second Tuesday of each month  6pm to learn how you can help the BMS PTSA raise money to support the students and faculty… 

Can’t make the meetings? That’s OKAY!! We can still use your help in other ways, donations of food, items, your time. 

Please check out the calendar of events, and if there is some way you can help, GREAT!!!

Sign up on one of our online signups or contact us at BMS.PTSA@hotmail.com if you can help!

Thank you for supporting BMS students, teachers, and staff.

2018 Holiday Gift Basket Themes Announced

Themes for this Year’s BMS Academic House Gift Basket Raffle Fundraiser Have Been Revealed!

Each year, as part of our annual Chili-Chowder Challenge, the BMS community creates themed gift baskets (one from each Academic House) that are raffled off as part of a fundraiser benefiting staff and students at BMS! Drawing will be held December 19, 2018.

The academic houses have picked their themes for 2018, and we are asking all families to contribute one (new-unopened) item to the gift baskets by Friday, November 9th, 2018. The Houses have selected the following themes:

· 6th Grade Reid House – “Chocolate Lovers”– all chocolate goodies large and small, chocolate themed gifts – i.e. mugs, magnets, linens

· 6th Grade Popham House – “Made in Maine”– Anything made in MAINE! Craft fair items made by Mainers, Jams, honey, sauce, etc. Front St in Bath has a couple made-in-Maine shops.

· 7th Grade Seguin House – “Snow Day Vacation”– games, snow toys, art supplies for ages 10+, hot chocolate, puzzles, excursion gift card

· 7th Grade Acadia House – “Sports”– Anything Sports! Soccer Tennis Baseball Golf Football Volleyball etc. Balls, protective equipment, socks, rackets, gloves, etc. Tickets for local games

· 8th Grade Baxter House – “Baked Goods & Desserts” – Fancy dipping chocolate, ice cream sauces/toppings, gourmet hot chocolate, dessert-themed kitchenware/cookbook, gift card

· 8th Grade Kennebec House – “Movie Night” – DVDs, popcorn, movie snacks, blankets, pillows, theater or pizza gift cards

Thank you for your help in making this year’s event a success! Please send in your item to school by Friday November 9th, 2018.

Please join volunteers on Friday November 9th at 5pm at BMS to assemble the baskets – many hands make light work! Contact us at BMS.PTSA@hotmail.com if you can help, or just show up!

Thank you for your continued support of the PTSA so that we can offer new and enriching opportunities for all BMS students.

Chili-Chowder Event 2017 – Complete Voting Results!

Thanks to all our participants and judges at last week’s Chili-Chowdah Challenge! Here are the final voting results for all participants’ chilis and chowders!


2017 Chowdah Champ – Rebecca Stead!

Winner: Rebecca Stead (#18: “We Are Haddock Chowder!”) – 14 votes!


  • Bath Area Food Bank (#16: “Roasted Chicken Bacon Corn Chowder”) – 12 votes
  • John Brigance (#22: “Mainely Just Tasty Haddock Chowder”) – 11 votes

Honorable mentions!:

  • Adelle Carter (#29: “Cod Chowder”) – 10 votes
  • Monica Wright (#20: “Book Lover’s Clam Chowder”) – 7 votes
  • Andrew Chipman (#24: “Fish Chowder”) – 6 votes
  • Eileen Harkins (#26: “Spicy Chicken & Corn Chowder”) – 6 votes
  • Terri Aucoin (#17: “Loaded Corn Chowder”) – 4 votes
  • Jessie Poore (#25: “Corn Chowder”) – 3 votes
  • Julia Kearns (#28: “Gram’s Haddock & Shrimp Chowdah”) – 3 votes
  • Tiffany Bichrest (#27: “Haddock Chowder”) – 2 votes
  • Lawrence Kovacs (#23: “Corn Chowder with Sausage – aka Potage de Mais”) – 1 vote


Winner: Robert Holbrook (#7: “Alaskan Chili”) – 13 votes!

2017 Chili Champ – Robert Holbrook!

Runners up: 

  • Maggie Edwards (#10: “Maggie’s Chili”) – 12 votes
  • Marc Fuller (#11: “Maine Moose Chili”) – 12 votes
  • Bath Area Food Bank (#14: “Hot & Smokey Chili”) – 9 votes

Honorable mentions!:

  • William Gates (#15: “Missouri Red Chili”) – 8 votes
  • John Brigance (#6: “Mild & Hearty Chili”) – 7 votes
  • Josh Styles (#5: Giardinera Chili”) – 5 votes
  • Kay Beveridge (#4: White Bean & Turkey Chili”) – 4 votes
  • Tom Bennoch (#8: “Beef Chili”) – 3 votes
  • Amy Eisenbach (#1: “Two-Bean Chili”) – 3 votes
  • Heidi Franklin (#3: “Veggie Black Bean Chili w/Sweet Potato”) – 3 votes
  • Debby Wallace (#12: “Sweet & Spicy Chili”) – 3 votes
  • Anita Brown (#9: “Just Right Chili”) – 2 votes
  • Theresa Clifford (#2: “Vegetarian Chili”) – 2 votes



Join RSU1 classmates, teachers, family & friends for a fun afternoon at Fenway as the Red Sox battle the Anaheim Angels! This is a Sunday afternoon game (Sunday, June 25 2017 @ 1:35pm) and a great way to celebrate Father’s Day (June 18th) or the end of the school year! Click on the link to get your order form! Tickets are limited to availablity. Deadline is May 15th!


RED SOX Bath Middle School June 25

See the Red Sox vs. Angels at Fenway on Sunday June 25th!


gift-basket-donation-flyer-2016-final-jpegPLEASE SEND ITEMS FOR YOUR GIFT BASKET THEME TO SCHOOL by TUESDAY 11/15!! See the flyer attached for each BMS Academic House’s festive Gift Basket theme! Students and staff from each house contribute items relating to that theme, and the PTSA assembles them to be raffled off this Holiday Season! Basket Raffle kicks off at our Chili-Chowder Challenge on November 16!  Thanks everyone!

Teacher Appreciation Day this Tuesday May 3rd!

Let's thank the everyday superheros at BMS this Tuesday 5/3!
Help us thank the everyday superheroes at BMS this Tuesday 5/3!

Please help us thank the hardworking BMS teachers & staff THIS Tuesday May 3!

In honor of the BMS teachers and staff, the PTSA is organizing a Teacher Appreciation Day this coming Tuesday, May 3rd. Can you help?

We are looking for donations of food, drink, snacks, goodies, etc. to have on hand for the teachers and staff all day Tuesday. If you can help, please contact one of these trusty sidekicks:

Gwenda Pryor – 443-1146 or gwenda6@juno.com
Jen Nelson – 443-9394 or jenimn@myfairpoint.net
Sam Adams – text to 207-208-6652 or email sam@wcadams.com
Thanks everyone!


See the Red Sox vs. Seattle at Fenway on Sunday June 19th!
Red Sox vs. Seattle at Fenway on Sunday June 19th! -SOLD OUT!

***** UPDATE! THESE TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! Keep an eye out for updates if/when more tickets (for additional games) become available! ***** The BMS PTSA is excited to once again be working with the friendly folks at the Boston Red Sox to offer special PTA group tickets for the SUNDAY JUNE 19TH GAME VS. SEATTLE at 1:35 pm! We have a limited number of right field grandstand seats at $45.00 each, proceeds from the sale of these tickets will benefit the BMS PTSA! And best of all …. kids 14 and under will be allowed to run the bases after the game! Contact us at BMS.PTSA@hotmail.com to get your tickets! Go Red Sox!