BMS PTSA Meeting Notes February 12, 2019

  • Bath Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association Meeting Notes, February 12, 2019:
  • Attendees: Stacey Crinion, Amy Eisenbach, Lisa Ledwidge, Aarin Taylor, Brandon Ward, Karen D’Silva, Jason Rhorer, Emily Eisenbach, and Grace Delano.
  • Executive Roles changed hands, Stacey remains VP and Treasurer, Amy Resigned and Aarin Taylor has taken the role of president.
  • Day care was discussed for PTSA meetings with possibly High school volunteers or girl scouts. Aarin will head this up. 
  • Upcoming Events, Gelato Fiasco set for March 4th-Paper work to be filled out by Melissa, Amy will email her to discuss when this will be completed, or Amy will complete the paperwork. Box Tops will be collected, deadline is March 15th – if the students can bring in 2000 box tops Mr. Ward has agreed to take a pie to the face. April 24th is Administrative Professional’s Day for Deb and Rachel, Amy has offered to donate Scentsy Baskets for both and will bring cards for next monthly meeting to be signed by PTSA.  Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6th-May 10th – there will be an opportunity for 5 different days of foods to donate to the teachers for this week. Monday will be Yogurt Bar, Tuesday is Bagels and cream cheese, Wednesday is coffee, tea and cookies day, Thursday is Desserts day, Friday will end the week with Fruit and veggies.  Spring Dance set for May 17th: DJ Corey Creamer has been booked, Amy will check with Deb MacPhee on Police officer and set up sign up genius for volunteers, Amy will call dominos to confirm Pizza discount for Dance.
  • Treasurer’s report: roughly $2900 in the account, board voted to reserve $1000.00 for the following school year 2019-2020 for Fall activities in the 7th and 8th grade classrooms. As well as keeping a running balance of $500.
  • Meeting Dates have changed. Next meeting will be held March 19, 2019 at Mid Coast Pizza and More.  Following that will be a meeting April 16th, 2019 and May 21, 2019 will be the final meeting.
  • Agenda for upcoming meetings:
  • April: Finalize dance details and teacher appreciation week.
  • May: Final meeting, Confirm Officers, submit next years fundraiser requests, set next years meeting dates.

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 or third Tuesday of each month (meeting dates here and find updates on Facebook) at 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.

BMS PTSA Meeting Notes October 09, 2018

  • Attendees: Amy Eisenbach, Stacey Crinion, Aarin Taylor, Lisa Ledwidge, Melissa Delan, Brandon Ward
  • Executive Roles until they can be filled by other volunteers were discussed to update paperwork Melissa Delan has taken over as secretary for PTSA. Amy Eisenbach as acting President until role can be filled, Stacey Crinion as acting VP and Treasurer.
  • Upcoming Events, Halloween Dance, Election Day bake sale, Chili Chowder fest and Basket Raffle, Ideas for other raffles tabled.
  • Group made a decision to only allow requests for $500 or less from the PTSA.
  • Treasury report: $67 currently in the checking and still waiting for the savings account information, there is a problem with online access.
  • Principal Ward spoke a little on the new grading system, he will bring info when requested.
  • Amy will send out donation letters, Melissa and Lisa to circulate flyers.
  • Amy to email Deb for use of Home ec room for stuffing baskets
  • Amy to add Pie raffle, Kurig, pods to Sign up genius
  • Amy to send write up to Mr. Ward for announcements.
  • Amy send reminders to teachers to collect donations for baskets
  • Next Meeting November 9, 2018 at BMS to stuff baskets for basket raffle, November 13th Chili Chowder Cookoff.  

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!

BMS PTSA Meeting Notes September 11, 2018

  • Attendees: Stacey Crinion and Amy Eisenbach
  • Executive Roles until they can be filled by other volunteers were discussed to update paperwork for PTA. Amy Eisenbach as President and Secretary, Stacey Crinion as VP and Treasurer.
  • Upcoming Events, Halloween Dance, Election Day bake sale, Chili Chowder fest and Basket Raffle, Ideas for other raffles tabled.
  • Next Meeting October 9, 2018 at Midcoast Pizza and More.

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!

CHOWDERS:

2017 Chowdah Champ – Rebecca Stead!

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

Runners-up:

  • 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

CHILIS:

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

TIX AVAILABLE – BATH AREA SCHOOLS GAME AT FENWAY PARK!

TIX AVAILABLE FOR BATH AREA SCHOOLS DAY AT FENWAY!

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!

2016 HOUSE GIFT BASKET RAFFLE THEMES ANNOUNCED!

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!

MR. DWYER’S HOMEROOM WINS February Box Tops Homeroom Challenge!

Keep clipping and earn $$ for BMS!
Keep clipping and earn $$ for BMS!

 

Congratulations to Mr. Dwyer’s 6th grade homeroom for rocking the BMS Box Tops for Education Homeroom Challenge! 

Congratulations to Mr. Dwyer’s homeroom, who collected over 569 box tops! (Mr. Cowie’s homeroom was the second-closest with 366!). This shows excellent participation in this great fundraising opportunity – BMS brought in almost over 1,700 box tops, which translated to $214.00 for our school’s “pocket!” Thanks everyone, and keep clipping….there is a collection pouch on the bulletin board in the lobby, you can drop Box Tops there any time!

This can earn thousands of dollars for our school! So keep on clipping!

 

 

 

 

Holiday Shopping at Amazon Benefits BMS!!

Just shopping at AmazonSmile means $$ for BMS!
Just shopping at AmazonSmile means $$ for BMS!

Many of you are buying toys this time of year, and Amazon’s 2015 Holiday Toy List features more than 1,000 of the hottest products for kids of all ages and interests, hand-picked by Amazon’s toy experts. Best of all, you can generate donations for Bath Middle School PTSA when when you buy from Amazon’s Holiday Toy List at smile.amazon.com!

Click here to shop and help the staff and students at BMS!