Weekly Scoop for Dec. 14, 2015

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

Monday: Basketball; Big Learning Science & Engineering
Tuesday: Karate (grades 2-5)
Wednesday: Audobon Nature Club (K-2)
Thursday: Karate (pre-K – 1st grade)
Friday: Soccer

What are you looking for from after school activities? Take our survey!

Still have presents to buy? Support Glen Haven while shopping online at retailers like Amazon, Apple, Target and the DisneyStore.com. It’s easy! All you have to do is go to the eScrip Online Mall and shop as you normally would. That’s it! No card registration, coupons or special downloads required.

This Week:

Wednesday: The flu mist vaccine will be given at Glen Haven.

A Look Ahead:

Dec. 22: Winter Concert from 6:30-8 p.m.
Dec 24-Jan. 4: NO SCHOOL! Winter Break!

Community Events/Other News

Interim Superintendent Bowers recommended a $2.4B FY2017 operating budget, which includes a 4.5% increase in new spending. Head here for an in-depth run-down of the budget. Interested in testifying during budget hearings taking place on Jan. 7 or Jan. 14? You can register starting on Dec. 14 by calling 301-279-3617 or you can submit written testimony to boe@mcpsmd.org.

Retired educator and Silver Spring resident Michael Durso will serve as the next president of the County Board of Education. He will succeed Patricia O’Neill.

MoCo students in grades 3-8 outperformed their peers across the state on the PARCC tests, according to data released by the state Department of Education. Learn more here.

Half of the Wheaton Market Place parking lot at 11219 Grandview Ave will be closed tonight and tomorrow night (from 8 p.m. through 6 a.m.) The Department of Transportation will be performing a “seismic refraction test to determine type, density, age and water content of soils and/or rock as part of the Wheaton Redevelopment Project

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