The BMS Parent Teacher Organization is dedicated to supporting our teachers and staff in any way we can. This year we are committing our primary fundraising effort to make our teachers’ wishes come true for their classrooms. Last year we raised over $6000 to fund items such as armchairs for 6th grade, music tuners for band, pet care supplies for science, and much more. Let’s see if we can do even more this year!
After coordinating with Ms. Weidner, BMS teachers have identified their wish list items below. You can help fund these items by making a donation to the PTO. Donations may be made via cash or check made out to “BMS PTO” submitted to the BMS main office, or online at https://paypal.me/BMSPTO. If you’d like your donation to be applied to specific items, either include a note with your donation, write it on your check memo line, or use the PayPal note field. Note that if an item has already been funded, we’ll roll your donation over to another request.
If you have any questions, concerns or ideas for additional resources for funding these items on this list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your support of Blacksburg Middle School!
|Subject||Grade||Item||Total Requested||Total Unfunded|
|All||All||A collection of tissues and band-aids for all classrooms to use when they run out||$200||$200|
|All||All||Student appropriate laptop stickers as rewards for academic achievement||$100||$100|
|Art||All||3 new iPads for students to photograph their artwork and upload to online art gallery||$1050||$1050|
|Band||All||New sheet music for all bands||$1000||$1000|
|8th||80 Subway boxed lunches for trip to Homestead for band performance||$560||$560|
|Bruin||All||Set of balls and activities for outdoor physical activities during Bruin time||$900||$900|
|Choir||All||Books, software, speakers, and instruments to help improve musical literacy||$750||$0|
|Drama Club||All||Supplies for drama club rehearsals, advertising, and productions||$100||$100|
|Language Arts||6th||Subscription to Scholastic Scope magazine||$250||$100|
|6th||Collection of graphic novels to help engage the kids and improve their literacy skills||$200||$200|
|7th||Collection of magazine subscriptions in support of Sustained Silent Reading program during enrichment time||$500||$500|
|8th||Collection of documentary DVDs for use in projects next semester||$75||$75|
|Library||All||Set of “ShiftED” seats to revamp our instructional space in the center area of the Library into a more active learning space||$1550||$550|
|Math||6th||Electric pencil sharpeners, laminating sheets, and two-color counters||$130||$0|
|Reading||All||Subscription to “Scholastic Action” magazine for use in reading time||$130||$130|
|Science||6th||Subscriptions to Scholastic News and Science Spin magazines||$225||$0|
|7th||PetSmart gift card to help provide supplies for animals in Life Science||$700||$700|
|7th||Lesson materials related to photosynthesis and cellular respiration||$160||$160|
|8th||Chinese Spouting Bowl for learning about sound waves and resonance||$140||$140|
|8th||Physical science curriculum bundle||$200||$200|
|Social Studies||6th||CanDo Donut Balls for flexible seating options||$380||$0|
|7th||30 Kids Discover magazines—”Postwar Change and Growth”—for use in multiple study units||$120||$120|
|Special Ed||6th||Headphones for Google Read/Write and Learning Ally||$100||$0|
|7th||Board games for use in weekly team building||$100||$100|
|7th||Coffee maker and electric kettle to help open the “Brewin’ Bruins Coffee Shop” as part of an “I’m Determined” initiative||$150||$150|
|Tech Ed||All||2 Nikon Coolpix cameras for use in photography education and TSA competitions||$500||$500|