Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of September 3

Announcements

Get Involved! – There are many ways to become involved in your child’s education at GHES:

  • Join the PTA – The PTA strives to enhance collaboration between families and the school by providing meaningful events, programs, and learning experiences.
  • Become a Room Parent – Room Parents assist in communication between the teacher and the class parents. This supportive role can truly enrich the classroom environment.
  • Volunteer at GHES – The school can always use help with different events and programs provided throughout the school year.  Remember, prior to volunteering, an online training must be completed.  http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/childabuseandneglect/

Spirit Gear – Get your eagle wear and be ready for School Spirit Day.  The PTA is selling youth and Adult T-shirts for $10 – $15.  Magnets and water bottles with the GHES logo are also available for purchase.

After School Programs – GHES offers a number of after school activities which begin in September or October.  Such programs include:
Soccer (PreK-5thhttp://avantiathletics.com/programs/after-school-soccer/
Basketball (PreK-5thhttp://avantiathletics.com/programs/after-school-basketball/
Creative Ballet (K-2ndhttp://skysthelimitdc.com/elementary-school/
Hip Hop (3rd-5thhttp://skysthelimitdc.com/elementary-school/

For more information and additional activities please see your child’s student folder on Wednesday.

New Bell Schedule – Don’t forget the new hours for GHES students are 9am – 3:25pm. Doors open for breakfast at 8:40am.

This Week:

  • 9/4 – Labor Day
  • 9/5 – FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!
  • 9/6 – Pajama Day – Wear your pajamas to school! (must wear regular shoes)
  • 9/7 – Crazy Hair Day-Wear your craziest hairstyle
  • 9/8 – School Spirit Day-Wear your eagle gear or Glen Haven colors

A Look Ahead:

  • 9/13 – Back to School Night: Grades PreK-2
  • 9/14 – Back to School Night: Grades 3-5
  • 9/15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee/Merienda-PBOM
  • 9/19 – PTA Meeting and Social
  • 9/21 – No School for students and teachers
  • 9/28 – English Class starts for parents
  • 9/28 – Fall Academic Night

Misc/Community News:
Silver Spring Jazz Festival – Check out a free jazz concert on September 9, 2017 at Veterans
Plaza. http://www.silverspringdowntown.com/silver-spring-jazz-festival

Read Outdoors with Ranger Rick Day – On September 8, 2017, the National Wildlife Federation invites families to take a literary break with nature’s most iconic ambassador! Prepare for the day by visiting the website and download Ranger Rick reading materials and activities to use while reading outside.
http://online.nwf.org/site/Survey?ACTION_REQUIRED=URI_ACTION_USER_REQUESTS&SURVEY_ID=37643

The Kensington Train Show  The Kensington Train Show will be held on September 9 & 10.  There will be model trains, live music and kids activities! The event is a benefit for the Noyes Children’s Library Foundation and the Kensington Historical Society.
https://www.kensingtontrainshow.com/