Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of May 6


Teacher and Staff Appreciation – It’s All Star Week!  The PTA still needs some help with Teacher and Staff Appreciation.  Please consider volunteering.  Sign up


2017-2018 GHES Yearbooks!– It’s that time of year again to order your Yearbooks!  Please see Ms. Rykoskey or Mrs. Vactor to purchase. Cost: $22 (checks payable to GHES) or cash accepted. Online orders can be made using a credit card at the link below:


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. of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0



This Week:

  • 5/7 – 5/11 – Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday 5/7– wear something with stars on it to celebrate your All Star Teacher.

Tuesday 5/8– bring in a school supply item your All Star team needs.

Wednesday 5/9 – bring in a flower for your teacher.

Thursday 5/10 –write your teachers Thank You letters letting them know why they are All Star Teachers.

Friday 5/11– wear a sports jersey, let’s celebrate our All Stars!


  • 5/9 – 5th Grade Panoramic Picture Day / Staff Group Picture



A Look Ahead:


  • 5/17 – Spring Concert
  • 5/25 – Drama Club Performance
  • 5/28 – Memorial Day – No School
  • 6/1 – Drama Club Performance
  • 6/5 – PTA Meeting
  • 6/6 – Field Day (Kindergarten – 2nd grade)
  • 6/7 – Field Day (3rd grade – 5th grade)
  • 6/11 – PreK Promotion/Celebration
  • 6/12 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic
  • 6/13 – Grades 1 & 2 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – Grades 3 & 4 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – PEP Promotion at 2:00pm
  • 6/14 – Grade 5 Promotion at 6:30pm
  • 6/15 – Last day of school for students! – Early Release Day



Misc/Community News


Move More Montgomery Festival – Montgomery County Recreation will host the third annual Move More Montgomery Festival on Saturday, May 12, from 12:00pm to 4:00 pm at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, located at 506 S. Federick Avenue in Gaithersburg.


2019-2020 MCPS School Year Calendar Survey– Please see link to provide data through the 2019-2020 school year calendar survey.


Feedback for Elementary Curriculum – MCPS is seeking feedback from parents on the new elementary curriculum process and plans.


The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at


Mastering Encouragement – Monday, May 7th, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, at Benjamin Banneker Middle School, 14800 Perrywood Drive, Burtonsville, MD 20866


Making A Smooth Move to Middle School – Tuesday, May 8th, from 11:30am – 1:00pm, at Rocking Horse Road Center Auditorium, 4910 Macon Road, Rockville, MD 20852


Can We Talk? Speaking Up for Your Child to Help Them Succeed – Wednesday, May 9th, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, at Oak View Elementary School, 400 East Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20901


Active Parenting Now! (Part 2 of 6) – Thursday, May 10th, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Earle B. Wood Middle School (14615 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20852)


Gaithersburg Book Festival – Montgomery County Public Schools is proud to be a partner in the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 19th, on the grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 South Summit Avenue in Gaithersburg.  See link for more information.


The Taste of Wheaton – The 23rd annual Taste of Wheaton will take place on Sunday, June 3, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Silver Spring Library

English Conversation Club (5/7 11:30am – 1:00pm)


Pajama Storytime (5/7 7:00pm – 7:30pm)


Bilingual Spanish Storytime – (5/12 11:00am – 11:30am)


Lego Weekend Play (5/12 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 5/13 1:00pm – 4:30pm)


Folk Tales and Short Stories Brewed from the African Pot by Anna Mwlagho (5/12 3:00pm – 4:00pm)


Wheaton Library


Homework Help (5/7 4:30pm – 6:00pm)


Pajama Storytime (5/7 6:30pm – 7:00pm)


Homework Help (5/9 4:30pm – 6:00pm)


Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (5/10 4:00pm -4:30pm)


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