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.
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
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.
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.
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)
Bilingual French Storytime (3/27 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
Lego Weekend Play (3/31 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 4/1 1:00pm – 4:30pm)
Bilingual Amharic Storytime – (3/31 1:30pm – 3:15pm)
Wheaton Library –
Homework Help (3/26 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
Pajama Storytime (3/26 6:30pm -7:00pm)
Homework Help (3/28 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
Me and You-kulele Singalong (3/29 4:00pm – 4:30pm)