Bell Elementary Middle School Team

This site provides access to basic, but important information related the middle school team at Bell Elementary for grades 6-8. Here you can find office hour information, a school calendar, teacher contact info and other relevant information throughout the year. It is NOT a homework website. Homework and associated materials are still maintained in Classroom and your child's assignment notebook. If you have specific questions, please contact a teacher directly. Our emails are listed on the Contact Us page.

High School Application Info - How can I change my school choices after I submit my application? (Response from CPS)

We encourage you to attend Open Houses and conduct any other school-related research BEFORE submitting your application, to decrease the need for changing school choices. If you wish to make changes to your school choices, you will need to do so by the December 14, 2018, deadline. If you apply online, you can make changes by deleting your application and submitting a new one. If you apply via paper application, contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773- 553-2060 or oae@cps.edu to request a paper Application Modification Form. If you wish to re-rank your Selective Enrollment Elementary School choices after the December 14, 2018, deadline, you must do so no later than February 1, 2019. (Note that you cannot add new school choices to your application after December 14, 2018.) Please contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 or gocps@cps.edu for re-ranking instructions. You can also access the link directly here

SIGN FOR YOUR NEW REMIND ACCOUNT TO RECEIVE IMPORTANT UPDATES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

The following codes will register you for updates for the respective grades REMIND account. This is a very important step to ensure you receive important communication. Info about field trips, important school events/dates, high school information, overnight trips and end of year information will be texted to you. No relying on your kids. Please sign up today by texting the following codes to 81010.

      • 6th grade: @bellgrade6
      • 7th grade: @bell7th18
      • 8th grade: @agbell2019

HOW TO TALK AND LISTEN TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT VIOLENCE AND TRAUMATIC EVENTS

Oxygen is a CPS supported program to help adults develop strategies to talk and listen to your children about traumatic events like Charlottesville or the shootings in Las Vegas. Click on "Parent" after you get to the main page. Hopefully you will find the resources and guidance helpful.

Click here to access - OXYGEN - Talking to Kids about Violence