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March Scholars & Athletes of the Month

We are so lucky to have such wonderful Scholars and Athletes at Bell! We are proud of your dedication to excelling at school. Keep up the great work Roadrunners!
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SBAC Testing Schedule

Please encourage your students to get a good nights sleep and a healthy breakfast during testing.   Testing Schedule
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Teacher Appreciation Week 5/6 - 5/10

This is a week to tell our teachers thank you for all that they do to help our students thrive on campus! A thoughtful email or handwritten note is the perfect way to make their day!
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Please take the GGUSD Parent survey!

Parents please take the GGUSD Strategic Survey by June 12th. If we have 65% of our parents take the survey, we will provide ice cream for the entire school after the Teacher/Student softball game on June 13th!…
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ASB Dance Party 5/9

ASB is sponsoring a dance party this Thursday from 2:15 to 3:45. A permission slip is required to participate. Tickets go on sale today in front of AC2. There will be a DJ, games, and pizza and drinks will be sold. $3.50 with ASB card and $5.00 witho…
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Data Confirmation is now open!

Dear Parents of Future 7th and 8th Grade Bell Intermediate Students: Attached are the simple steps to complete the online data confirmation process. It is important that you print the Emergency and Student Information Form and the Ticket of Data Conf…

Principal's Message

Principal's Message

Welcome to Bell Intermediate School. 

I am thrilled to be starting my second year as principal of this award winning school.  I am proud of the many positive opportunities students are provided during their time at Bell. With a focus on the GGUSD vision and mission statements, Bell teachers and staff strive to create a safe and positive campus and classroom environment that encourages all students to be "successful and responsible citizens who contribute and thrive in a diverse society."

Intermediate School is a short, but pivotal time in each young person's life.  The positive learning environment combined with the scholarly habits that are practiced each day at Bell Intermediate School will help students understand that reaching their goals is possible.  The skills learned today will provide the foundation for all students to be successful in high school and through their post-secondary goals.

In addition to the great academic opportunities on campus, I encourage both you and your child to take advantage of the many extra-curricular activities provided to Bell students and families.  Research shows that students who are involved in clubs and school activities experience greater success with both academic and personal skills.

It is important that you create and routinely monitor an Aeries Parent Portal and review your student's attendance and academic progress.  This is an integral communication tool between school, student, and family.

We also offer a variety of parent education nights that address the current issues in our society and we have many opportunities to be involved in supporting our students in their school events.

I look forward to meeting each of you and supporting you and your child through these formative years.


M'Liss Patterson, Principal


Our School

About Bell Intermediate:

Bell was awarded the 2018 National School’s to Watch award – the state’s top honor for high-performing middle schools.

In 2017 Bell was named a California Gold Ribbon School for high achievement and model practices.

Bell has a long standing record of academic excellence with students outperforming both the county and the state in rigorous state testing.

Bell offers exceptional elective programs including music, drama, dance, photography, ASB, and more.

Bell provides academic and fun extracurricular programs including academic pentathlon, intramural sports, science fair, robotics, and coding and more.

Bell has a 1:1 computer to student device ratio.

Bell’s teachers use 21st century technology to enhance learning.

Bell promotes a culture of college and career readiness and equips students with the tools for success in high school and beyond.

Bell continues to provide a dynamic AVID college-readiness program.

Bell has an Advanced Learner Program (ALP), Honors English Language Arts, and Advanced Math classes.

Bell provides meaningful intermediate school experiences including trips to Catalina, Washington D.C., and San Diego.

This year we are implementing Positive Behavior Intervention & Supports PBIS.

Bell hosts a variety of student clubs on campus to ensure student connectedness: Science Explorers Club, Animal Amigos, Arts & Crafts, Fellowship, Gay, Straight Alliance GSA, Dance, California Junior Scholastic Federation CJSF, Bell Buddies, Yugioh, Music, and Club D.C.

Bell offers afterschool tutoring to support students in reaching their academic goals.

Bell’s families are actively engaged and support a wonderful school community.