Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of May 13


Arty Party – Is your child interested in nails, hair, and art projects? Then sign your child up for the FREE after school “Arty Party” run by Miss Jenny Burke.

Who: K-5th grade students
When: Mondays (5/14, 5/21, 6/4, 6/11)
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: GHES Room 114

Please email Rebecca Willis at if youare interested in having your child attend. Please include student’sname, parent’s name, phone number, email, and who will pick upthe student at 4:30 p.m. (first 15 students)

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:

  • 5/17 – Spring Concert – At GHES from 6:30pm – 8:00pm

A Look Ahead: 

  • 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. Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg.

Invent the Future Challenge Summit – This free event will take place on May 20th, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Magruder High School in Rockville.  Please see the link for more details.

 The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at

Plugged in Parents: Keeping Kids Safe, Happy, and Healthy in the Digital Age Monday, May 14th, from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, at Cabin John Middle School, 10701 Gainsborough Road, Potomac, MD 20854

Discovering Your Child’s Giftedness– Tuesday, May 17th, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Silver Spring International Middle School, 313 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Active Parenting Now! (Part 3 of 6) – Thursday, May 17th, from 6:30pm – 8:30pm, at Earle B. Wood Middle School, 14615 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20877

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 (5/14 11:30am – 1:00pm)

Read to a Dog (5/14 7:00pm – 8:00pm)

Read to a Dog (5/15 7:00pm – 8:00pm)

Lego Weekend Play (5/19 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 5/20 1:00pm – 4:30pm)

STEM SMART: Electronics (5/20 2:00pm – 4:00pm)

Wheaton Library

Homework Help (5/14 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

Pajama Storytime (5/14 6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Homework Help (5/16 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (5/17 4:00pm -4:30pm)


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