Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of September 11

Back to School Nights are this week:
-Pre-K through 2nd Grade- Wednesday, September 12 (6:30 pm-8:00 p.m.)
-3rd through 5th grade- Thursday, September 13 (6:30 pm – 8:00 pm)

Class Dojo:  Please make sure you set up a Class Dojo account for your child.  Your child’s teacher has the information regarding how to set this up or you can click on this link- The school uses Class Dojo for most communications so it is very important for you to have access to your child’s account and check for announcements daily.

Fundraiser for childhood cancer: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Mrs. Pykosh’s School Energy and Recycling Team is asking students and parents to collect your spare change and send it in for the Coins4Kids program (https://www.coins4kids) benefitting the Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation (

Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, 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:

  • 9/10 – No school for students and teachers
  • 9/12– Back to School night for grades Pre-K to 2nd
  • 9/13– Back to School night for grades 3 to 5
  • 9/19 – No school for students and teachers


Community Events and News:
Parent guides to the Elementary school curriculum:

Montgomery Parks Programs and Activities – Montgomery County Recreation and Montgomery Parks have hundreds of exciting programs and classes to promote active and healthy lifestyles. For more information, visit ActiveMONTGOMERY (

The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at

   Local Libraries ( 

Silver Spring Library

Ethiopia Day and Coffee Ceremony (Saturday September 15 at 11:30 AM)

Children’s Author Sue Fliess (Saturday September 22 at 11 am)

 American Sign Language Bilingual Storytime, Ages 2-5 ( Saturday September 29 11 am)


Lego Weekend Play (Saturdays at 12:30 pm; Sundays at 1 pm)

English Conversation Club (Mondays at 11:30 am)

Baby Storytime (Tuesdays at 10:30 am and 11:30 am)

Preschool Story Time (Tuesdays 1:30 PM)

Toddler Story Time (Wednesdays at 10:30 AM and 11:30 am)

Homework Help (Thursdays at 6 pm)


Wheaton Library
Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (Thursdays 4 pm)

Pajama Storytime (Mondays 6:30 pm)

Toddler Storytime (Tuesdays at 10:30 am)

Building Block Time (Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30 am)


Kensington Park Library

English Conversation Club for Non-Native Speakers (Monday September 17 at 1 pm; Monday September 24 at 11:30 am)

Celebrating Classical Music (Saturday September 22 at 1:30 pm).  Musical sidewalk chalk art, Make Your Own Egg Shaker, and a concert by percussionist Luis Garay at 3 pm.


Storytime for Babies (Wednesdays at 10:30 am)

Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers  (Wednesdays at 11:15 am)

Pajama Storytime (Mondays at 7 pm)

 A Look Ahead:

    • September 21 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • September 27 – English Class starts for parents (9 am – 11 am)
    • October 2 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • October 3 – Drama Club parent meeting (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm)
    • October 5 –  Early release day for all students
    • October 8 – Open House for parents and guardians
    • October  12 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • October 18 – Fall Academic Night (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • October 22 to 26 – Red Ribbon week
    • October 26 – Fall Fest 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

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