Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of May 20

 

Announcements

2017-2018 GHES Yearbooks!– It’s that time of year again to order your Yearbooks!  Please see Ms. Rykoskey or Mrs. Vactor to purchase. Cost: $22 (checks payable to GHES) or cash accepted. Online orders can be made using a credit card at the link below:

https://classic-photo.mypaysimple.com/s/glen-haven-elementary-school

 

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

 

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

  

This Week:

  • 5/25 – Drama Club PerformanceSupport Glen Haven students as they sing, dance and act – come and see the Glen Haven Drama Club production of Annie jr!  Shows will take place Friday, May 25 and Friday, June 1in the Glen Haven Cafeteria at 7:00pm. Admission is $2. Refreshments will be sold.

 

 

A Look Ahead:

 

  • 5/28 – Memorial Day – No School
  • 6/1 – Drama Club Performance
  • 6/5 – PTA Meeting
  • 6/6 – Field Day (Kindergarten – 2nd grade)
  • 6/7 – Field Day (3rd grade – 5th grade)
  • 6/11 – PreK Promotion/Celebration
  • 6/12 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic
  • 6/13 – Grades 1 & 2 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – Grades 3 & 4 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – PEP Promotion at 2:00pm
  • 6/14 – Grade 5 Promotion at 6:30pm
  • 6/15 – Last day of school for students! – Early Release Day

 

 

Misc/Community News

Montgomery Parks Summer Programs and Activities – Montgomery County Recreation and Montgomery Parks have hundreds of exciting programs and classes to promote active and healthy lifestyles this summer. Summer registration is open via ActiveMONTGOMERY.

 

The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

 

Introductory to Secondary Transition Services – Monday, May 21st, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, at Francis Scott Key Middle School, 910 Schindler Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20903

Navigating the School System – Tuesday, May 22nd, 11:30am – 1:00pm, at Rocking Horse Road Center Auditorium, 4910 Macon Road, Rockville, MD 20852 

Active Parenting Now! (Part 4 of 6) – Thursday, May 24th, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Earle B. Wood Middle School, 14615 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20877

 

The Taste of Wheaton – The 23rd annual Taste of Wheaton will take place on Sunday, June 3, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

https://www.wheatonmd.org/events/item/taste-of-wheaton4

 

Silver Spring Library

 

English Conversation Club (5/21 11:30am – 1:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129340

 

Bilingual French Storytime – (5/22 6:30pm – 7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=142432

 

Community Storytelling: Home and Identity – (5/22 7:30pm – 8:45pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=143929

 

Lego Weekend Play (5/26 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 5/27 1:00pm – 4:30pm) http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129794

 

Bilingual Storytime -Amharic (5/26 1:30pm – 3:15pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138829

 

Wheaton Library

 

Homework Help (5/21 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145796

 

Pajama Storytime (5/21 6:30pm – 7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124891

 

Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (5/24 4:00pm -4:30pm) http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124417

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of May 13

Announcements

Arty Party – Is your child interested in nails, hair, and art projects? Then sign your child up for the FREE after school “Arty Party” run by Miss Jenny Burke.

Who: K-5th grade students
When: Mondays (5/14, 5/21, 6/4, 6/11)
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: GHES Room 114

Please email Rebecca Willis at rebecca.h.willis@mcpsmd.net if youare interested in having your child attend. Please include student’sname, parent’s name, phone number, email, and who will pick upthe student at 4:30 p.m. (first 15 students)

2017-2018 GHES Yearbooks!– It’s that time of year again to order your Yearbooks!  Please see Ms. Rykoskey or Mrs. Vactor to purchase. Cost: $22 (checks payable to GHES) or cash accepted. Online orders can be made using a credit card at the link below:

https://classic-photo.mypaysimple.com/s/glen-haven-elementary-school

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

This Week:

  • 5/17 – Spring Concert – At GHES from 6:30pm – 8:00pm

A Look Ahead: 

  • 5/25 – Drama Club Performance
  • 5/28 – Memorial Day – No School
  • 6/1 – Drama Club Performance
  • 6/5 – PTA Meeting
  • 6/6 – Field Day (Kindergarten – 2nd grade)
  • 6/7 – Field Day (3rd grade – 5th grade)
  • 6/11 – PreK Promotion/Celebration
  • 6/12 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic
  • 6/13 – Grades 1 & 2 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – Grades 3 & 4 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – PEP Promotion at 2:00pm
  • 6/14 – Grade 5 Promotion at 6:30pm
  • 6/15 – Last day of school for students! – Early Release Day

Misc/Community News

Move More Montgomery Festival – Montgomery County Recreation will host the third annual Move More Montgomery Festival on Saturday, May 12, from 12:00pm to 4:00 pm at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, located at 506 S. Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/montgomery-county-recreation-host-move-montgomery-festival-may-12/

Invent the Future Challenge Summit – This free event will take place on May 20th, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Magruder High School in Rockville.  Please see the link for more details.

http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/mainstory/story/586945/Invent-the-Future-Challenge-Summit/

 The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

Plugged in Parents: Keeping Kids Safe, Happy, and Healthy in the Digital Age Monday, May 14th, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, at Cabin John Middle School, 10701 Gainsborough Road, Potomac, MD 20854

Discovering Your Child’s Giftedness– Tuesday, May 17th, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Silver Spring International Middle School, 313 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Active Parenting Now! (Part 3 of 6) – Thursday, May 17th, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Earle B. Wood Middle School, 14615 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20877

Gaithersburg Book Festival – Montgomery County Public Schools is proud to be a partner in the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 19th, on the grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 South Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg.  See link for more information.

http://gaithersburgbookfestival.org/

The Taste of Wheaton – The 23rd annual Taste of Wheaton will take place on Sunday, June 3, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

https://www.wheatonmd.org/events/item/taste-of-wheaton4

Silver Spring Library

English Conversation Club (5/14 11:30am – 1:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129339

Read to a Dog (5/14 7:00pm – 8:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138856

Read to a Dog (5/15 7:00pm – 8:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138843

Lego Weekend Play (5/19 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 5/20 1:00pm – 4:30pm) http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129793

STEM SMART: Electronics (5/20 2:00pm – 4:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138605

Wheaton Library

Homework Help (5/14 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145794

Pajama Storytime (5/14 6:30pm – 7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124890

Homework Help (5/16 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145795

Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (5/17 4:00pm -4:30pm) http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124416

 

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of May 6

Announcements

Teacher and Staff Appreciation – It’s All Star Week!  The PTA still needs some help with Teacher and Staff Appreciation.  Please consider volunteering.  Sign up

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c48aaa922a75-allstar

 

2017-2018 GHES Yearbooks!– It’s that time of year again to order your Yearbooks!  Please see Ms. Rykoskey or Mrs. Vactor to purchase. Cost: $22 (checks payable to GHES) or cash accepted. Online orders can be made using a credit card at the link below:

https://classic-photo.mypaysimple.com/s/glen-haven-elementary-school

 

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

 

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

 

 

This Week:

  • 5/7 – 5/11 – Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday 5/7– wear something with stars on it to celebrate your All Star Teacher.

Tuesday 5/8– bring in a school supply item your All Star team needs.

Wednesday 5/9 – bring in a flower for your teacher.

Thursday 5/10 –write your teachers Thank You letters letting them know why they are All Star Teachers.

Friday 5/11– wear a sports jersey, let’s celebrate our All Stars!

 

  • 5/9 – 5th Grade Panoramic Picture Day / Staff Group Picture

 

 

A Look Ahead:

 

  • 5/17 – Spring Concert
  • 5/25 – Drama Club Performance
  • 5/28 – Memorial Day – No School
  • 6/1 – Drama Club Performance
  • 6/5 – PTA Meeting
  • 6/6 – Field Day (Kindergarten – 2nd grade)
  • 6/7 – Field Day (3rd grade – 5th grade)
  • 6/11 – PreK Promotion/Celebration
  • 6/12 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic
  • 6/13 – Grades 1 & 2 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – Grades 3 & 4 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – PEP Promotion at 2:00pm
  • 6/14 – Grade 5 Promotion at 6:30pm
  • 6/15 – Last day of school for students! – Early Release Day

 

 

Misc/Community News

 

Move More Montgomery Festival – Montgomery County Recreation will host the third annual Move More Montgomery Festival on Saturday, May 12, from 12:00pm to 4:00 pm at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, located at 506 S. Federick Avenue in Gaithersburg.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/montgomery-county-recreation-host-move-montgomery-festival-may-12/

 

2019-2020 MCPS School Year Calendar Survey– Please see link to provide data through the 2019-2020 school year calendar survey.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/mcps-seeking-feedback-2019-2020-school-year-calendar/

 

Feedback for Elementary Curriculum – MCPS is seeking feedback from parents on the new elementary curriculum process and plans.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/current-issue-quicknotes/mcps-seeks-feedback-new-elementary-curriculum/

 

The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

 

Mastering Encouragement – Monday, May 7th, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, at Benjamin Banneker Middle School, 14800 Perrywood Drive, Burtonsville, MD 20866

 

Making A Smooth Move to Middle School – Tuesday, May 8th, from 11:30am – 1:00pm, at Rocking Horse Road Center Auditorium, 4910 Macon Road, Rockville, MD 20852

 

Can We Talk? Speaking Up for Your Child to Help Them Succeed – Wednesday, May 9th, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, at Oak View Elementary School, 400 East Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20901

 

Active Parenting Now! (Part 2 of 6) – Thursday, May 10th, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Earle B. Wood Middle School (14615 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20852)

 

Gaithersburg Book Festival – Montgomery County Public Schools is proud to be a partner in the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 19th, on the grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 South Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg.  See link for more information.

http://gaithersburgbookfestival.org/

 

The Taste of Wheaton – The 23rd annual Taste of Wheaton will take place on Sunday, June 3, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

https://www.wheatonmd.org/events/item/taste-of-wheaton4

 

Silver Spring Library

English Conversation Club (5/7 11:30am – 1:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129338

 

Pajama Storytime (5/7 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138814

 

Bilingual Spanish Storytime – (5/12 11:00am – 11:30am)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138824

 

Lego Weekend Play (5/12 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 5/13 1:00pm – 4:30pm) http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129792

 

Folk Tales and Short Stories Brewed from the African Pot by Anna Mwlagho (5/12 3:00pm – 4:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=143926

 

Wheaton Library

 

Homework Help (5/7 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=1457920

 

Pajama Storytime (5/7 6:30pm – 7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124889

 

Homework Help (5/9 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145793

 

Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (5/10 4:00pm -4:30pm) http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124415

 

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of April 29

Announcements

New GHES Principal – Congratulations to Mrs. Cassandra Heifetz who has been appointed by the Board of Education as the new principal of GHES!  Please read her introduction letter here:
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/glenhavenes/news/news.aspx?id=584667

GHES Family Movie Night – The PTA can use your help this Friday, May 4th, for movie night.  Please click on the link to see how you can volunteer! Thank you in advance!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040c48aaa922a75-coco

Sligo Middle School Administration Change – The current Sligo MS Principal, Mr. Dimmick, and the Assistant Principal, Mr. Lear, are leaving.  Mr. Dimmick will be the principal at Gaithersburg High School and Mr. Lear will be a Principal Intern.  Due to this change in leadership, Sligo MS will be holding a community meeting on Tuesday, May 1st, at 6:00 pm. The MCPS Director of School Support and Improvement, Ms. Diane Morris, will be in attendance to collect your valuable input on the characteristics the community seeks in the new principal.

Special Education Parent Involvement Survey – Parents of students receiving special education services, make your voices heard and complete this survey by May 1st. Please see link for more information.
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/glenhavenes/news/news.aspx?id=582547

2017-2018 GHES Yearbooks!– It’s that time of year again to order your Yearbooks!  Please see Ms. Rykoskey or Mrs. Vactor to purchase. Cost: $22 (checks payable to GHES) or cash accepted. Online orders can be made using a credit card at the link below:
https://classic-photo.mypaysimple.com/s/glen-haven-elementary-school

Kindergarten Orientation – Do you have a child that will be 5 years old by September 1, 2018? If yes, then you can register your child for Kindergarten.  Orientation will take place at Glen Haven ES on Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 from 9:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please call Ms. Perez at 301-649-8051 to set up your appointment for either day. *Please note- there will be NO Kindergarten classes for students currently (2017-2018) in Kindergarten on May 3 and May 4. All other grade levels (1st-5th) will have school on both days.*

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

This Week:

  • 5/1 – PTA Meeting– Please join us for pizza at 6:30pm.  The meeting will begin at 7:00pm.  We will be voting for our upcoming 2018-2019 PTA Board.  Alphabest will provide childcare at 7:00pm.
  • 5/3 – Kindergarten OrientationAt GHES from 9:15am – 2:00pm. No school for Kindergarten Classes
  • 5/4 – Kindergarten Orientation – At GHES from 9:15am – 2:00pm. No school for Kindergarten Classes
  • 5/4 – Movie Night- This is a Glen Haven Elementary PTA sponsored event. Admission is FREE. Doors open at 6:30pm, movie starts at 7:00pm! Concessions will be for sale! Wear your PJs and bring a blanket to sit on.  This is NOT a drop off event.  A parent or guardian must be present.

A Look Ahead:

  • 5/7 – 5-11 Teacher Appreciation Week
  • 5/9 – 5th Grade Panoramic Picture Day / Staff Group Picture
  • 5/17 – Spring Concert
  • 5/25 – Drama Club Performance
  • 5/28 – Memorial Day – No School
  • 6/1 – Drama Club Performance
  • 6/5 – PTA Meeting
  • 6/6 – Field Day (Kindergarten – 2nd grade)
  • 6/7 – Field Day (3rd grade – 5th grade)
  • 6/11 – PreK Promotion/Celebration
  • 6/12 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic
  • 6/13 – Grades 1 & 2 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – Grades 3 & 4 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – PEP Promotion at 2:00pm
  • 6/14 – Grade 5 Promotion at 6:30pm
  • 6/15 – Last day of school for students! – Early Release Day

 

Misc/Community News

The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

Cybersafety and Social Media – Wednesday, May 2nd, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, at Hallie Wells Middle School (11701 Little Seneca Parkway, Clarksburg, MD 20871)

Active Parenting Now! (Part 1 of 6) – Thursday, May 3rd, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Earle B. Wood Middle School (14615 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20852)

Administrative Appointments – Please see the link for the Board of Education’s newly approved administrative appointments.
http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/staff-bulletin/people-on-the-move-4/

Gaithersburg Book Festival – Montgomery County Public Schools is proud to be a partner in the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 19th, on the grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 South Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg.  See link for more information.
http://gaithersburgbookfestival.org/

Silver Spring Library
English Conversation Club (4/30 11:30am – 1:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129337

Preschool STEM Storytime (5/5 11:00am – 12:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138879

Lego Weekend Play (5/5 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 5/6 1:00pm – 4:30pm) http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129791

STEM SMART: Chocolate (5/6 2:00pm – 4:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138604

Wheaton Library

Homework Help (4/30 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145790

Pajama Storytime (4/30 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124888

Homework Help (5/2 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145791

Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (5/3 4:00pm -4:30pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124414

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of April 22

Announcements

 Special Education Parent Involvement Survey – Parents of students receiving special education services, make your voices heard and complete this survey by May 1st. Please see link for more information.

http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/glenhavenes/news/news.aspx?id=582547

 

2017-2018 GHES Yearbooks!– It’s that time of year again to order your Yearbooks!  Please see Ms. Rykoskey or Mrs. Vactor to purchase. Cost: $22 (checks payable to GHES) or cash accepted. Online orders can be made using a credit card at the link below:

https://classic-photo.mypaysimple.com/s/glen-haven-elementary-school

 

Preschool Education Program (PEP) – There are limited openings in the PEP classes at Glen Haven Elementary School.  PEP classes enable students with and without disabilities to learn together in a five day per week half-day classroom setting.  These classes meet Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 11:25am.  If your child turns 3yo by September 1, 2018, then they are eligible to enroll. The tuition is $150 per semester ($300 for the entire school year). Please contact Susan Schindler, PEP Parent Educator at 301.649.8051 ex. 126 for more information or to enroll your child.  Applications can also be picked up in the Glen Haven Elementary School Main Office.

 

Kindergarten Orientation – Do you have a child that will be 5 years old by September 1, 2018? If yes, then you can register your child for Kindergarten.  Orientation will take place at Glen Haven ES on Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 from 9:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please call Ms. Perez at 301-649-8051 to set up your appointment for either day. *Please note- there will be NO Kindergarten classes for students currently (2017-2018) in Kindergarten on May 3 and May 4. All other grade levels (1st-5th) will have school on both days.*

 

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

 

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

 

This Week:

  • 4/23 – 4/27 Academic Spirit Week

4/23 – “Cozy Up to Learning!” Wear pajamas and sneakers.

4/24 – “Hats off to Academics!” Wear a hat.

4/25 – “Sock it to Learning?! Wear crazy or mismatched socks.

4/26 – “We are all Scientists!” Dress like a scientist.

4/27 – “Show PBOM Spirit!” Wear purple to support military families.

  • 4/23 – 4/27 Book Fair

4/23 – open from 8:40am – 3:00pm

4/24 – open from 8:40am – 3:00pm

4/25 – open from 8:40am – 3:00pm

4/26 – open from 8:40am – 3:00pm and 6:00pm – 8:00pm

4/27 – open from 8:40am – 11:40am

  • 4/26 – Spring Academic Night – From 6:00pm – 7:30 pm. You are invited to visit the science fair, play academic games, see the cell art show, visit the book fair, and more! Also, students who attend will receive 10 dojo points.
  • 4/27 – 2nd Cup of Coffee/Merienda/Parent Meeting/PBOM Ennis invites parents to school for a parent meeting and then into the classrooms to read to their child’s class (or another class that could use a reader). Please arrive at 8:45 for the meet and greet. The Parent Meeting will start at 9am. The topic is “Focusing on the Military Child.” Then everyone will head to the classrooms at 9:30 for a dance party and to read the book of the month.  Interested in being a volunteer reader? Feel free to contact your child’s teacher or contact Ms. Lucina at Jennifer_M_Lucina@mcpsmd.org   Show PBOM spirit by wearing purple to honor military families during the Month of the Military Child.
  • 4/27 – Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast At 10:00am following PBOM.

 

A Look Ahead:

  • 5/1 – PTA Meeting
  • 5/3 – Kindergarten Orientation
  • 5/4 – Kindergarten Orientation
  • 5/4 – Movie Night
  • 5/7 – 5-11 Teacher Appreciation Week
  • 5/9 – 5th Grade Panoramic Picture Day / Staff Group Picture
  • 5/17 – Spring Concert
  • 5/25 – Drama Club Performance
  • 5/30 – Field Day (Kindergarten – 2nd grade)
  • 5/31 – Field Day (3rd grade – 5th grade)

 

 

Misc/Community News

 

GTLD Network’s Book Swap and Discussion – Thursday, April 26 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Walter Johnson High School (6400 Rock Spring Dr, Bethesda, MD 20814) in the Media Center.

Parents are always searching for new insights and tools to help our kids. As a result, we can amass a good number of books and guides in our homes!  In the spirit of spring cleaning and sharing resources as a parent network, join us for our first-ever book swap. Please bring to the meeting any books you have found useful and get ready to take home some new ones!

We’ll also have a group discussion led by Buffy Elliott about our March book club selection, The Self-Driven Child, co-written by local experts Dr. William Stixrud and Ned Johnson.  Please RSVP to Buffy Elliott at larselliott@gmail.com or text 703-298-5674.  

 

Special Education Summit – The summit will take place from 8:15 am – 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 28 at Quince Orchard High School, 15800 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. Click on the link for more information.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/special-education-summit-set-april-28/

 

MCPS School Health Services – See below to learn more about the health services provided through Montgomery County Public School

http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/studentservices/mentalhealth/school-health-services.aspx

 

Wheaton Rescue Squad 4th Annual Shrimp & Oyster Feast – Support the Wheaton Rescue Squad on Sunday, April 29, from 1:00pm – 5:00pm.  See the link for more details.

https://patch.com/maryland/kensington/calendar/event/20180429/315564/wheaton-rescue-squad-4th-annual-shrimp-oyster-feast

 

 

Silver Spring Library

English Conversation Club (4/23 11:30am – 1:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129336

 

Children’s Day/Book Day Celebration (4/28 11:00am)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=137965

 

Lego Weekend Play (4/28 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 4/22 1:00pm – 4:30pm) http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129790

 

Bilingual Storytime- Amharic (4/28 1:30pm – 3:15pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138828

 

 

Wheaton Library

 

Homework Help (4/23 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145788

 

Pajama Storytime (4/23 6:30pm – 7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124887

 

Homework Help (4/25 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145789

 

Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (4/26 4:00pm -4:30pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124413

 

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of April 15

Announcements

 

2017-2018 GHES Yearbooks!– It’s that time of year again to order your Yearbooks!  Please see Ms. Rykoskey or Mrs. Vactor to purchase. Cost: $22 (checks payable to GHES) or cash accepted. Online orders can be made using a credit card at the link below:

https://classic-photo.mypaysimple.com/s/glen-haven-elementary-school

 

Preschool Education Program (PEP) – There are limited openings in the PEP classes at Glen Haven Elementary School.  PEP classes enable students with and without disabilities to learn together in a five day per week half-day classroom setting.  These classes meet Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 11:25am.  If your child turns 3 by September 1, 2018, then they are eligible to enroll. The tuition is $150 per semester ($300 for the entire school year). Please contact Susan Schindler, PEP Parent Educator at 301.649.8051 ex. 126 for more information or to enroll your child.  Applications can also be picked up in the Glen Haven Elementary School Main Office.

 

Pre-K Registration – Pre-K Registration will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 9:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Glen Haven Elementary School. Interested parents should call the Pre-K office to set up a time to register at 301-230-0676. More information about Pre-K can be found at this website: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/dtecps/earlychildhood/prek/registration.aspx

 

Kindergarten Orientation – Do you have a child that will be 5 years old by September 1, 2018? If yes, then you can register your child for Kindergarten.  Orientation will take place at Glen Haven ES on Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 from 9:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please call Ms. Perez at 301-649-8051 to set up your appointment for either day. *Please note- there will be NO Kindergarten classes for students currently (2017-2018) in Kindergarten on May 3 and May 4. All other grade levels (1st-5th) will have school on both days.*

 

After School Programs – If you would like to sign up your child for after school programs please do so ASAP!
Mondays: Basketball (PreK-5th)- 4/16-6/4
https://avantiathletics.leagueapps.com/events/617955-glen-haven-basketball

Tuesdays: Dance (K-2nd)- 4/3-6/5 (Street Jazz)
https://form.jotform.com/80696927884175

Wednesdays: Cooking (Decadent Desserts) or Remote Control Robotics Engineering (K-5th) – 4/4-5/23
http://www.smileactivitiesandevents.com/glen-haven-es/

Thursdays: Dance (3rd-5th)- 4/5-6/7 (Ballet/Lyrical)
https://form.jotform.com/80696927884175

Thursdays: Karate (1st-5th)- 4/19-6/7
http://www.askmartialarts.org/after-schoolprogram.html

Fridays: Outdoor Soccer (PreK-5th)- 4/20-6/1
https://avantiathletics.leagueapps.com/events/621111-glen-haven-soccer

Fridays: Fashion Design (K-5th)- 4/6-5/25
http://www.smileactivitiesandevents.com/glen-haven-es/

 

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

 

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

 

 

This Week:

  • 4/16 – Picture Day – Students will be invited to take individual as well as class photos. To access a printable order form please click on the link below:
    http://www.classic-photo.com/orderforms/md_indgrp_spring2018.pdf
    Please send in your order form and payment with your student on picture day. If you have any questions, feel free to call Classic directly at 1.800.869.9515.
  • 4/16 – Dine Out Fundraiser at Five Guys (10510 Connecticut Avenue Kensington, MD 20895). Five Guys will donate 15% of your purchase from 5pm to 9pm to the GHES PTA.
  • 4/19 – Report Card Distribution
  • 4/21 – Annual Sweep the Creek – From 9:00am – 11:00am rain or shine. Please meet at the end of Windham Lane by the footbridge (behind GHES). We will clean up the community, working our way back to Glen Haven Park and school grounds.  Gloves and trash bags will be provided.  Students will receive 25 dojo points for a minimum of 25-30 minutes of clean up.  Afterwards, please join everyone at the Community Fair from 11:00am – 1:30pm in the GHES cafeteria.  There will be food and other items for purchase.  If you would like to reserve your own table with activities and/or food please contact Jenny Valenzuela at 240.406.0461.

 

 

A Look Ahead:

 

  • 4/23 – 4/27 Academic Spirit Week
  • 4/23 – 4/27 Book Fair
  • 4/26 – Spring Academic /STEM Fair Night
  • 4/27 – 2nd Cup of Coffee/Merienda/Parent Meeting/PBOM
  • 4/27 – Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

 

 

Misc/Community News:

 

Stay Alert Stay Alive Campaign – This campaign is part of Montgomery County’s Vision Zero initiative to reduce severe and fatal collisions among vehicle occupants, bicyclists and pedestrians. The National Safety Council has identified April as Distracted Driving Awareness month.

http://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgportalapps/Press_Detail.aspx?Item_ID=21997

 

2017-2018 School Year – This academic school year has been extended to June 15.  See link for more information.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/2017-2018-school-year-extended-june-15/

 

Mental Health and Wellness Forum -MCPS and MCCPTA are jointly organizing the first-ever mental health and wellness forum on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm at Gaithersburg High School. See this link for online registration form for the conference: https://goo.gl/forms/ eHVPgj6erLeoXxSW2

 

Special Education Summit – The summit will take place from 8:15 am – 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 28 at Quince Orchard High School, 15800 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. Click on the link for more information.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/special-education-summit-set-april-28/

 

 

Silver Spring Library

English Conversation Club (4/16 11:30am – 1:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129335

 

AARP Tax Aide for Low-to-Moderate Income Taxpayers (4/17 9:30am – 7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=141450

 

Read to a Dog (4/17 7:00pm – 8:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=121880

 

Vinyl Day Festival – Just for the Record (4/21 11:00am – 4:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=143934

 

Lego Weekend Play (4/21 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 4/22 1:00pm – 4:30pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129789

 

Worms! (4/21 1:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138607

 

STEM SMART: Crime Scene Investigations – Escape Room (4/22 2:00pm – 4:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138603

 

 

Wheaton Library

 

Homework Help (4/16 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145786

 

Homework Help (4/18 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145787

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of April 8

Announcements

 

2017-2018 GHES Yearbooks!– It’s that time of year again to order your Yearbooks!  Please see Ms. Rykoskey or Mrs. Vactor to purchase. Cost: $22 (checks payable to GHES) or cash accepted. Online orders can be made using a credit card at the link below:

https://classic-photo.mypaysimple.com/s/glen-haven-elementary-school

 

Pre-K Registration – Pre-K Registration will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 9:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Glen Haven Elementary School. Interested parents should call the Pre-K office to set up a time to register at 301-230-0676. More information about Pre-K can be found at this website: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/dtecps/earlychildhood/prek/registration.aspx

 

Kindergarten Orientation – Do you have a child that will be 5 years old by September 1, 2018? If yes, then you can register your child for Kindergarten.  Orientation will take place at Glen Haven ES on Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 from 9:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please call Ms. Perez at 301-649-8051 to set up your appointment for either day. *Please note- there will be NO Kindergarten classes for students currently (2017-2018) in Kindergarten on May 3 and May 4. All other grade levels (1st-5th) will have school on both days.*

 

After School Programs – If you would like to sign up your child for after school programs please do so ASAP!
Mondays: Basketball (PreK-5th)- 4/16-6/4
https://avantiathletics.leagueapps.com/events/617955-glen-haven-basketball

Tuesdays: Dance (K-2nd)- 4/3-6/5 (Street Jazz)
https://form.jotform.com/80696927884175

Wednesdays: Cooking (Decadent Desserts) or Remote Control Robotics Engineering (K-5th) – 4/4-5/23
http://www.smileactivitiesandevents.com/glen-haven-es/

Thursdays: Dance (3rd-5th)- 4/5-6/7 (Ballet/Lyrical)
https://form.jotform.com/80696927884175

Thursdays: Karate (1st-5th)- 4/19-6/7
http://www.askmartialarts.org/after-schoolprogram.html

Fridays: Outdoor Soccer (PreK-5th)- 4/20-6/1
https://avantiathletics.leagueapps.com/events/621111-glen-haven-soccer

Fridays: Fashion Design (K-5th)- 4/6-5/25
http://www.smileactivitiesandevents.com/glen-haven-es/

 

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

 

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

 

 

This Week:

  • 4/9 – Early Release Day Students will be released at 12:55pm.

 

A Look Ahead:

  • 4/16 – Dine Out Fundraiser at Five Guys (Kensington)
  • 4/19 – Report Card Distribution
  • 4/21 – Sweep the Creek
  • 4/27 – 2nd Cup of Coffee/Merienda/Parent Meeting/PBOM
  • 4/27 – Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
  • 4/23 – 4/27 Book Fair
  • 4/26 – Spring Academic /STEM Fair Night

 

Misc/Community News:

 

2017-2018 School Year – This academic school year has been extended to June 15.  See link for more information.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/2017-2018-school-year-extended-june-15/

 

Parent Academy – New workshops offered this spring. The spring session of the MCPS Parent Academy will begin on Wednesday, April 11.  For more information and the full schedule please go to this link.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/parent-academy-offers-new-workshops-4/

 

Skher Brown and the Dancing Warriors Ensemble – On April 14 at 11am come see a free performance of Capoeira Angola, an Afro-Brasilian art form that draws from dance, martial arts, music, and stories of distant lands.  This event will be held at Glenallan Elementary School (12520 Heurich Road, Wheaton, MD 20902) http://www.interactstory.com/wheaton

 

Special Education Summit – The summit will take place from 8:15 am – 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 28 at Quince Orchard High School, 15800 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. Click on the link for more information.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/special-education-summit-set-april-28/

 

Mental Health and Wellness Forum -MCPS and MCCPTA are jointly organizing the first-ever mental health and wellness forum on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm at Gaithersburg High School. See this link for online registration form for the conference: https://goo.gl/forms/ eHVPgj6erLeoXxSW2

 

Silver Spring Library

Read to a Dog (4/9 7:00pm – 8:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138855

 

AARP Tax Aide for Low-to-Moderate Income Taxpayers (4/10 9:30am – 7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=141449

 

Bilingual Spanish Storytime (4/14 11:00am – 11:30am)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138823

 

Dream Flower with Roslyn Cambridge (4/14 11:30am – 1:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=143945

 

Lego Weekend Play (4/14 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 4/15 1:00pm – 4:30pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129788

 

Celebrate National Robotics Week! (4/14 2:00pm – 4:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=143924

 

 

Wheaton Library

Pajama Storytime (4/9 6:30pm -7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124885

 

Homework Help (4/11 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=145785

 

How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft (4/11 5:00pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=137958

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of April 1

Announcements
After School Programs – Programs will begin when we return from Spring Break! Don’t forget to sign your child up!

Mondays: Basketball (PreK-5th)- 4/16-6/4
https://avantiathletics.leagueapps.com/events/617955-glen-haven-basketball

Tuesdays: Dance (K-2nd)- 4/3-6/5 (Street Jazz)
https://form.jotform.com/80696927884175

Wednesdays: Cooking (Decadent Desserts) or Remote Control Robotics Engineering (K-5th) – 4/4-5/23
http://www.smileactivitiesandevents.com/glen-haven-es/

Thursdays: Dance (3rd-5th)- 4/5-6/7 (Ballet/Lyrical)
https://form.jotform.com/80696927884175

Thursdays: Karate (1st-5th)- 4/19-6/7
http://www.askmartialarts.org/after-schoolprogram.html

Fridays: Outdoor Soccer (PreK-5th)- 4/20-6/1
https://avantiathletics.leagueapps.com/events/621111-glen-haven-soccer

Fridays: Fashion Design (K-5th)- 4/6-5/25
http://www.smileactivitiesandevents.com/glen-haven-es/

 

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

 

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

 

 

This Week: 

  • 4/3 – Group/Club Picture Day – The pictures will begin promptly at 9:00am. Students in the following clubs/groups will be photographed: Green Eagles, Chorus, Principal Advisory Board, Drama, Safety Patrol, Peace Makers, Classroom Ambassadors, and Art Club.
  • 4/3 – PTA MeetingPlease join us for pizza at 6:30pm. The meeting will begin at 7:00pm. Alphabest will provide childcare at 7:00pm.
  • 4/4 – Drama Club Parent Meeting -7:30pm – 8:00pm.

 

 

A Look Ahead:

  • 4/9 – Early Release Day
  • 4/16 – Dine Out Fundraiser at Five Guys (Kensington)
  • 4/19 – Report Card Distribution
  • 4/21 – Sweep the Creek
  • 4/27 – 2nd Cup of Coffee/Merienda/Parent Meeting/PBOM
  • 4/27 – Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
  • 4/23 – 4/27 Book Fair
  • 4/26 – Spring Academic /STEM Fair Night

 

 

Misc/Community News:

 

MCPS Kindergarten Orientation – The 2018 kindergarten orientation season kicks off on April 3 and will continue until May 26.  Please see the link for more information.

http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/kindergarten-orientation-set-begin-april-3/

 

Skher Brown and the Dancing Warriors Ensemble – On April 14 at 11am come see a free performance of Capoeira Angola, an Afro-Brasilian art form that draws from dance, martial arts, music, and stories of distant lands.  This event will be held at Glenallan Elementary School (12520 Heurich Road, Wheaton, MD 20902) http://www.interactstory.com/wheaton

 

Mental Health and Wellness Forum -MCPS and MCCPTA are jointly organizing the first-ever mental health and wellness forum on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm at Gaithersburg High School. See this link for online registration form for the conference: https://goo.gl/forms/ eHVPgj6erLeoXxSW2

 

 

Silver Spring Library

Pajama Storytime (4/2 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=121888

 

AARP Tax Aide for Low-to-Moderate Income Taxpayers (4/3 9:30am – 7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=141448

 

Worms! A STEM Storytime (4/7 11:00am – 12:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138878

 

Lego Weekend Play (4/7 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 4/8 1:00pm – 4:30pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129787

 

 

Wheaton Library

Pajama Storytime (4/2 6:30pm -7:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124884

 

Homework Help (4/4 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=135645

 

Me and You-kulele Singalong (4/5 4:00pm – 4:30pm)

http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124410

 

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of March 25

Announcements

Community Parent Survey – Below is a link to a community/parent survey that will help identify the characteristics that you will look for in our new GHES Principal. Mr. Wilson (OSSI Director) stressed the importance of parents input in this process. Please take a few minutes to take the survey.

In addition, there will be a handful of parents selected to serve on the interview panel. If you are interested in serving on the panel, please notate in the survey comment box. The interview will take place on April 9 from 8:30-12:00 noon.

The survey will remain open until 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2018.

SURVEY (English):
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GHESCOMHKXBFBY

SURVEY (Spanish):
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GHESSPCOMH7WNGTL

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

This Week:

SPRING BREAK – 3/26 – 4/2

A Look Ahead:

  • 4/3 – PTA Meeting
  • 4/4 – Drama Club Parent Meeting
  • 4/9 – Early Release Day
  • 4/16 – Dine Out Fundraiser at Five Guys (Kensington)
  • 4/19 – Report Card Distribution
  • 4/21 – Sweep the Creek
  • *4/27 – 2nd Cup of Coffee/Merienda/Parent Meeting/PBOM
  • *4/27 – Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
  • *4/23 – 4/27 Book Fair
  • 4/26 – Spring Academic /STEM Fair Night

(* change in date)

In case you are in town and need ideas for things to do…

Washington Parent Calendar– Check out the calendar for daily events happening in the DC metro area. https://www.washingtonparent.com/calendar.php#180326

Big Apple Circus – Have some family fun visiting the circus at the National Harbor https://bigapplecircus.com/

Schools Out Skate Day – (Monday 4/2) No school? No problem! On many of the days Montgomery County Public Schools are off School’s Out Skate Days are on! Bring your kids (ages 6-12) for a Skate Day full of supervised activities. The day includes a group ice skating lesson, practice skating time, arts & crafts, and fun games.
https://www.montgomeryparks.org/events/schools-out-skate-day-18/

Misc/Community News:

MCPS Kindergarten Orientation – The 2018 kindergarten orientation season kicks off on April 3 and will continue until May 26.  Please see the link for more information.
http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/kindergarten-orientation-set-begin-april-3/

Skher Brown and the Dancing Warriors Ensemble – On April 14 at 11am come see a free performance of Capoeira Angola, an Afro-Brasilian art form that draws from dance, martial arts, music, and stories of distant lands.  This event will be held at Glenallan Elementary School (12520 Heurich Road, Wheaton, MD 20902) http://www.interactstory.com/wheaton

Mental Health and Wellness Forum -MCPS and MCCPTA are jointly organizing the first-ever mental health and wellness forum on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm at Gaithersburg High School. See this link for online registration form for the conference: https://goo.gl/forms/ eHVPgj6erLeoXxSW2

Silver Spring Library –

Wacky Wednesday -(Ongoing March Event)http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=137964

AARP Tax Aide for Low-to-Moderate Income Taxpayers (3/27 9:30am – 7:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=141447

Bilingual French Storytime (3/27 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=142430

Lego Weekend Play (3/31 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 4/1 1:00pm – 4:30pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=129786

Bilingual Amharic Storytime – (3/31 1:30pm – 3:15pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=138827

Wheaton Library 
Homework Help (3/26 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=135642

Pajama Storytime (3/26 6:30pm -7:00pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=124883

Homework Help (3/28 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
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Me and You-kulele Singalong (3/29 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
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Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of March 18

Announcements

Principal Selection Process Meeting – As you know, Principal Ennis is taking a new position with MCPS and will be leaving our school in June.  The principal selection process has begun and as a part of that process the Office of School Support and Improvement will be holding a meeting on Monday, March 19 at 7:00pm.  Eric Wilson (Director of OSSI) will meet with the GHES community to seek your input regarding the characteristics and qualities that you desire in the new GHES principal.  Everyone is encouraged to attend, learn about the selection process, and share your thoughts.

Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

This Week:

  • 3/19 – Principal Selection Process Meeting – Meet Dr. Wilson, Director of OSSI at 7:00pm to learn more of about selecting a principal for GHES and provide feedback.
  • 3/19 – 3/23 – Spirit Week

          3/19 – Pajama Day
          3/20 – Sports Day
          3/21 – Wacky Tacky Mismatched Clothes Day
          3/22 – Glen Haven Spirit Day
          3/23 –Career Day/ STEAM Day Dress up as your dream job

  • 3/23 – Career Day/STEAM Day -Students will get to hear from different professionals in class from 9:15am -11:15am. Then from 1:15pm – 3:15pm students will engage in hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities.

A Look Ahead:

  • 3/26 – 4/2 – Spring Break
  • 4/3 – PTA Meeting
  • 4/4 – Drama Club Parent Meeting
  • 4/9 – Early Release Day
  • 4/16 – Dine Out Fundraiser at Five Guys (Kensington)
  • 4/19 – Report Card Distribution
  • 4/20 – 2nd Cup of Coffee/Merienda/Parent Meeting/PBOM
  • 4/20 – Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
  • 4/23 – 4/26 Book Fair
  • 4/26 – Spring Academic /STEM Fair Night

Misc/Community News:

March For Our Lives – On March 24, the kids and families of #MarchForOurLives will take to the streets of Washington, DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority.
https://www.marchforourlives.com/

Skher Brown and the Dancing Warriors Ensemble – On April 14 at 11am come see a free performance of Capoeira Angola, an Afro-Brasilian art form that draws from dance, martial arts, music, and stories of distant lands.  This event will be held at Glenallan Elementary School (12520 Heurich Road, Wheaton, MD 20902) http://www.interactstory.com/wheaton

Mental Health and Wellness Forum -MCPS and MCCPTA are jointly organizing the first-ever mental health and wellness forum on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm at Gaithersburg High School. See this link for online registration form for the conference: https://goo.gl/forms/ eHVPgj6erLeoXxSW2

Silver Spring Library –

Wacky Wednesday -(Ongoing March Event)http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=137964

Read to a Dog – (3/20 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
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AARP Tax Aide for Low-to-Moderate Income Taxpayers (3/20 9:30am – 7:00pm)
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Lego Weekend Play (3/24 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 3/25 1:00pm – 4:30pm)
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STEM SMART: Kitchen Chemistry (3/25 2:00pm – 4:00pm)
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Wheaton Library 
Homework Help (3/19 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
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Pajama Storytime (3/19 6:30pm -7:00pm)
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Homework Help (3/21 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
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Me and You-kulele Singalong (3/22 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
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