Mustang Message - 8/9/2020

Laptop Distribution

For students who need access to a laptop for Fall online learning, laptop distribution will be held by appointment only on:

Tuesday, September 1st

Wednesday, September 2nd

Thursday, September 3rd - PM Only

If you will need a laptop for your child, please contact Ms. Jenny Lim.  Once we know you need a laptop, then someone from our front office will call you to schedule an appointment.


Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

The BMP PTA is seeking a volunteer to support this school year as treasurer.  The treasure is responsible for tracking income from fundraisers as well as PTA expenses, which traditionally include supports that our provided to our school in ways that support all students.  If you would like to learn more about this opportunity and to work with the fabulous BMP PTA board, please visit their website at or contact PTA President, Ms. Alston, or principal, Ms. Williams


Beginning of School Information

All students will start the school year online and the first day of the school year is Tuesday, September 8, 2020.  

The school day is from 9:15 am - 4:00 pm.  Schedules will include lunch, physical activity/screen break times, specials, and independent work time.  Class schedules will be shared by teachers. 


Ways You Can Help at Home

Help your child get ready for the virtual start of the school year, by identifying a location in your home that will help him or her be successful.  Find a place that: 

     - Is quiet and has limited distractions (away from toys)

     - Is comfortable for sitting at the computer

     - Has instructional materials easy-to-find and ready-to-use

               - pencils and paper

               - crayons and colored pencils

               - computer charger plugged in to the wall

               - headphones with a microphone

               - waterbottle

               - the daily school schedule printed and posted near the computer


How to Find Important Resources

Your child’s ID number

Technology Help Request Form

How to access your child’s FCPS email account

How to access your SIS ParentVue account

  • You will need to sign up
    • You will need your Activation Key
      • You should get during registration OR
      • Request the code HERE
    • You will need your personal email address

How to access FCPS 24-7 Learning


School Supply Donations

Are you wanting to donate school supplies for students in need?  The Foundation for FCPS is raising funds to purchase school supply kits that will be provided to the nearly 60,000 students who may not be able to afford to purchase their own. A $50 contribution to Collect for Kids will provide school supplies for 5 students. 


BMP Virtual Parent Meetings

Thank you to the many families who joined us for a Parent Information Session on Tuesday night.  With the beginning of the school year change announcement, we are postponing the other information sessions.  Links will be shared via email on the day of the presentation for families.  

Rising Grades 1 – 3                             Tuesday, August 11         5:30 pm

Rising Grades 4 – 5                             Wednesday, August 12    5:30 pm