Weekly Scoop for Feb. 29, 2016

More Facebook fun: (Are you following us?) Check out a video from MCPSTV about Glen Haven’s Second Cup of Coffee/Principal’s Book of the Month Club. Here’s the English version and here’s the Spanish version. Kudos to the kids who did a fantastic job explaining what the day was about!

The PTA is selling Glen Haven Eagles T-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, hats and bags! We have clothes in kids and adult sizes! Check out our online store here: http://advancedspiritwear.com/glenhaven (TIP: Click on the square to the left of the quantity number to change the color of the t-shirt/sweatshirt/hat/bag, etc) Show your Glen Haven spirit!

We are looking for parents to volunteer for Glen Haven’s 2016 STEAM Day celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math on March 23 from 1:30-3:50. Good news: you don’t have to be an expert in any of these fields – just willing to help the teachers. To sign up, contact Mary Elliot at larselliot@gmail.com or by text 703-298-5674. Head here for more info.

This Week:

March 1 – PTA Information Session! Enjoy free pizza & socializing from 6:30-7. The meeting will run from 7-8. Our guest speaker will be Dana Sheets, and we will be discussing out to build our community and opportunities to help our school. Free child care will be provided.

A Look Ahead

March 11 – Merienda. 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 9:48 for a dance party. Interested in joining the fun? Contact Mrs. Jen Lucina at Jennifer_M_Lucina@mcpsmd.org
March 23 – Career Day/STEAM DAY – a Day Celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math!
March 23 – Academic Night! 6-8 pm
March 24 – NO SCHOOL
March 25 – NO SCHOOL – Spring Break!!!

Community Events/Other News

Do you have an incoming Kindergartener? Or know someone who does? Orientation will be held May 12 & 13 from 9:45-3:15. Please call the main office to set up an appointment 301-649-8051

Did you know that Glen Haven ES will have a yearbook (40 pages, hard cover!) this year? You can buy yours for $22 by cash, check or online (http://ybpay.lifetouch.com job #: 2943916) Do you have a local business and want to support our school with an ad? Or are you a parent/grandparent who wants to wish your child good luck in year ahead/congrats on a great year? Buy an ad: Full Page ($60); ½ page ($30) and ¼ page ($15)

The Wheaton Library will be hosting a celebration to honor their closing on March 13 from 5-6 at the library.

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