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Oct 14 2015

Magazine Sale a SUPER HERO style success!

Magazine Sale a SUPER HERO style success! 

Congratulations to our Bell MS heroes who sold over $56,000 of magazine subscriptions, renewals and lovebags through the on-line and traditional paper order system. That along with donations made for a total profit exceeding $25,000!  We have already awarded more than $20,000 in grant requests for this current school year so the kids will benefit from the success. A big KABOOM thank you to all the students who sent emails and contacted family and friends regarding the sale and to their parents who ensured the orders made it to school!  Our teachers were fantastic with their encouragement of participation and patience with the process.  And none of this could happen without our wonderful Principal’s support and the many PTA volunteers who took care of advertising, organizing, reporting, and supervising all the events associated with this fundraiser.  Go BOBCATS!!

The Grant Funding Review Committee met in October and approved recipients as follows:

Clinic, Counselor, Special Education $         4,692 Brain Wise, TRACKS incentives, Kilowatt meters, Interact Club supplies,16 tables, clinic supplies
Backyard & Front yard $         1,287 Backyard mural, Front yard beautification rock project, portable soccer goals, garbage can enclosure
Electives $         1,428 Body microphones, concert toms, director and music stands, bows, tuners, repairs
Language Arts & Reading $         2,674 Cowboy Poets presentation, Spelling Bee, projection screen, easel, dry erase boards, novels, cd players
Math $             99 MobyMax subscription
Science & Engineering $           255 Apple TV, dry erase boards, supplies
Social Studies $           375 GeoBee, presentation remote, Guardians of Galaxy, Neymar the Wizard, Cricket magazines, pencil sharpener
$     10,810 
Technology Device Request from all Departments $       10,011 71% of $14k requested for 46 Chrome Books and 5 iPads; school Tech Committee to determine allocations
 Total Grants Approved $       20,821