Weekly Scoop for Dec. 21, 2015

It’s time to sign up for after school activities!

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! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SPZLKPD

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 click on the link below to access the eScrip Online Mall and shop as you normally would. That’s it! No card registration, coupons or special downloads required. http://groups.escrip.com/jsp/mall.jsp?ref=g}?id=137956095

This Week:

Dec. 22: Winter Concert! The Chorus, Drama Club and Singing Eagles will present a 6 p.m. concert in the school gym. Want to stop by during the day? They will also be performing at 2 p.m.

A Look Ahead:

Dec 24 – -Jan. 4: NO SCHOOL! Winter Break!

Community Events/Other News

* Montgomery County is offering residents free reusable bags to use while shopping to help reduce water and litter in our community. Plastic bags are one of the top four litter items found in our county’s streams. Pick up your free bag at libraries across the county, including the Wheaton and Silver Spring locations. The Wheaton Neighborhood Opportunity Network at 12247 Georgia Ave is also distributing bags. Each location will distribute one per household.

* Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is holding the first of five budget forums the first week in January to seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Operating Budget priorities. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 6 at the Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring.

* Set your calendars: The Board of Education set the calendar for the 2016-2017 school year. The year will begin on Monday, Aug. 29 and will end Friday, June 16. The Board also adopted a contingency plan that would extend school until June 23, depending on how many days need to be made up because of emergency closings.

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