Weekly Scoop for Dec. 7, 2015

It’s time to sign up for after school activities! Check out the full line up!

Support the PTA on Friday: It’s our SECOND Wendy’s Dine Out! Come between 5 and 8 and have a family dinner night! Drive through counts!

This Week:

Friday – Principal’s Book of the Month Club/Merienda. What’s this? On the second Friday of the month, Dr. Ennis invites parents into the school to meet and then head into the classrooms to read to their child’s class (or another class that could use a reader). Dr. Ennis asks parents to arrive at 9:15 for a meet/greet and everyone will head to the classrooms at 9:50. Interested? Contact Mrs. Jen Lucina at Jennifer_M_Lucina@mcpsmd.org
Friday – Wendy’s Dine Out and Support the PTA 5-8! Head over to Wendy’s on Dec. 11 to grab dinner (they have healthy options!). Drive through counts. You don’t have to bring a flyer with you!
Saturday – Testing for students who have filled out applications for programs at Roberto Clemente, Eastern and Takoma Park middle schools is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5 (snow date: Dec. 12).

A Look Ahead:

Dec. 16 – The flu mist vaccine will be given at Glen Haven. Please call the health room at 301-649-8051 or e-mail Laura_K_Robey@mcpsmd.org by Monday, December 7th for an appointment.

Community Events/Other News

You may have already heard that Glen Haven Elementary was one of 28 MCPS locations that have shown radon levels that are above the guidelines commended by the EPA. In a letter to parents, Interim Superintendent of Schools Larry Bowers said the school would be retested and the results will be made public. Remediation will take place, if needed.

Are you curious about how the MCPS budget process works? If so, check out this new Budget 101 website!

Teacher awards season is nearly here! Nominations are open for several competitions for outstanding teachers and principals. Check out the full list here.

Do you work for the federal government? Help MoCo received impact aid programs and grants designed to help local schools that enroll federally connected students. To qualify for Impact Act funding, MCPS must determine how many parents/guardians are in active duty, employed on federal property, reside in federal or public housing, and/or are a foreign government military officer. If this applies to you fill out this survey by Dec. 18.

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