2017/18 Spirit Wear

Update – Spirit Wear Orders

Most spirit wear orders were filled and sent home with your child on Friday.   Some of the shirts are currently out of stock.  If you did not receive your order or only received part of your order, the items will be delivered to your child at school no later than October 15th.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at amylansford@hotmail.com or elizabethlhodges@yahoo.com.  Thanks so much for your patience.

Amy Lansford and Elizabeth Hodges, VP’s of Fundraising

**Deadline for orders this year will be Friday, Sept. 22.

Online Orderingwww.bmspto.ecwid.com

2017/18 Student Directory Ads

The deadline for advertisements in the 2017-18 Baines Student Directory has been extended to September 22 – don’t miss this chance to support our Longhorns! The Directory is a printed booklet with several ad sizes available.

To reserve your ad: www.bmspto.ecwid.com

School return: Tuesday, Sept. 12

Our thoughts and prayers are with our Longhorn families that were affected by the storm.

RECOVERING FROM HARVEY:

If you would like to help families recovering from Harvey, here are some ways to support our community:

To find opportunities – Join Sienna Strong on Facebook

To donate itemsJoin Sienna Restoration on Facebook

Lunches of Love

8th Grade Memory Ads

2018 Eighth Grade Memory Ads

Celebrate your graduating 8th graders last year at Baines with a Personal Ad featured in the 2018 yearbook.  The ads will be compiled and created 100% online through Balfour.com. 

All ads will be one size at 1/8 page.  Parents will go through the FREE online Balfour Ad Builder Program to choose a layout, upload photos, write their dedication and pay for the ad.  It is a user-friendly program and very easy to access.  For step-by-step instructions on how to easily place your ad click here.

Please note that a yearbook doesn’t automatically come with the purchase of an ad.   If you would like to place a yearbook order and/or order an ad click here.

The deadline to place a Yearbook Ad is Friday, December 15, 2017.   For yearbook Ad questions or concerns, please contact Angie Roberts at angela.roberts@fortbendisd.com

Book Fair

Baines Book Fair 2017

Sept. 27- Oct. 5  from 8:10 am – 4:10 pm daily, and during Open House too!

Amazon Smile

Looking for an easy way to support BMS PTO? Please sign up for AmazonSmile!

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support BMS PTO every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to BMS PTO.
 
How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile? On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you need to select Baines Middle School Parent Teacher Organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.
How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges.

School Store Volunteers

School Store Volunteers Fall 2017

The PTO operated school store is in need of a volunteer to help with the chairperson every Wednesday morning from 8 am until 9 am. During the first two weeks of school, we will need a volunteer on Wednesday and Friday from 8am until 9am.    It is a great way to see the kids first thing in the morning!! Please sign up for 1 time or multiple days – all help is appreciated and no experience is needed!

Link to Sign Up Genius: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f45aba823a64-school5

Remember to have your background check completed. If you haven’t done so then please visit the following link: https://www.fortbendisd.com/Page/830

Please contact Shaundra at shaundrarenee@gmail.com or Ellice at ellicewirthlin@gmail.com with any questions.

2017-18 Marquee Messages

BMS 2018-18 Marquee Messages
Marquee messages for the 2017-2018 school year opens at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, August 22nd.

Each message will cost $30. 

Link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f45aba823a64-bms201718

Thank you for your support!

Career Day 2018- Volunteer Info

Career Day 2018 is February 2, 2018. We are seeking volunteers to help in several ways – please see the PDF packet for more information.

Career Day 2018 – BOY Packet Letter.docx (1)

2017/2018 Background Checks

checkmarkBaines Volunteers – save time and the hassle now before the busy rush of back to school starts.

ALL Volunteers need to go online:  https://www.fortbendisd.com/Page/830

  1. Complete an online Criminal History background check
  2. Come to the Baines campus and scan your drivers license Monday through Thursday,  7:30-12:00 and 12:45-5:30

All criminal history applications and campus ID scans were inactivated on June 30. If you wish to be involved in FBISD this coming school year, you must  update your online application on or after July 1 and update your ID scan at each specific campus.