New Family Resources

New to Bradley Hills Elementary School? Welcome! 

Here are some essential resources and easy steps 
for you to stay informed and connected:

1. Subscribe to Bradleynet Email List

This is a “must-do” to get all the MOST TIMELY updates on all school, Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) and foundation news:

Email bradleynet-subscribe@yahoogroups.com with "Subscribe" in the subject line and your name, email address/es you wish to receive message, home phone number, and child(ren)'s name and grade in the body of the email. Questions? Contact bnetmoderator@yahoo.com


2. Bookmark and Regularly Check the Websites

Visit the school, PTA and foundation websites for TONS of useful information:

Bradley Hills Elementary School: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/bradleyhillses/
The place to find back-to-school parent info (buses, lunch, etc.), school resources, staff contacts and more!

Bradley Hills PTA: http://www.bhespta.com/
The hub to join your PTA, donate to support teacher training and the many wonderful programs and events for students and families, volunteer to help out, and more – check out the Google calendar with all the latest updates!

Bradley Hills Education Foundation: http://www.bradleyhillseducationfoundation.org/
The place to learn more about and support the foundation’s work to enhance the school!


3. Check out important information from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)

Basic Information for New Families: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/parents/basics/

MCPS School Information: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/parents/basics/schoolbasics/

Academic Program Information:
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/parents/programs/

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Information:
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/esol/

Curriculum Information:
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/curriculum/integrated/starr-curriculum2-parentletter.pdf


4. Get involved!

By joining the PTA and volunteering to help out with a job -- big or small! -- you’ll get a better understanding of your child/ren’s new school and become more connected with the BHES community.

Join the PTA: http://www.bhespta.com/forms/membership

Volunteer: http://www.bhespta.com/volunteer_form

5. Attend as many parent events as you can, especially at the start of the school year, and attend PTA meetings (typically held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.):

See full calendar and details: School Calendar

All events below will be held at Bradley Hills ES. There are opportunities throughout the school year to connect with other parents and help out in your children's' classrooms. Please check our homepage and calendar regularly for events!

Parent Visitation Day (parents visit children’s classrooms) – Oct. 12, 9:15-11:15 a.m.

6. Be sure to sign up for your child/ren’s teachers’ classroom updates on SchoolNotes

Most days, teachers post updates to their individual SchoolNotes pages to keep parents informed of what the children are studying, due dates for homework assignments and other important updates.

Locate Your Teachers’ Pages: http://new.schoolnotes.com/parents/main

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PTA President, Darcy Bellerjeau, is the point of contact for parents who are new to Bradley Hills. If you have additional school- or PTA-related questions, please contact her at darcybellerjeau@hotmail.com.

Wishing you and your students a wonderful school year & extending you and your family a warm welcome from the Bradley Hills ES PTA!