Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of September 10

Announcements

Homework Help – Students from Kindergarten to 12th grade can receive free after-school
homework help! For more information click here:
http://news.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/quicknotes/need-help-homework-free-homework-help/

Volunteers– All Montgomery County Public School volunteers must complete a child abuse and
neglect training.  The training takes approximately half an hour to complete.  Take the
training below.
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/childabuseandneglect/

After School Programs – See the many after school activities offered at GHES by clicking on the link.
https://ghespta.org/after-school-programs/

Spirit Wear – Glen Haven Eagle wear will be sold on 9/13 and 9/14 at Back to School Night.  Stop by the PTA table to get your t-shirts, water bottles, and magnets before we’re out!

School Hours – Last reminder! School opens at 8:40am and dismissal is at 3:25pm.

This Week:

  • 9/13 – Back to School Night: Grades PreK-2 – (6:30 – 8:00pm) Hear from your child’s teacher and stop by the PTA table to learn more and join!
  • 9/14 – Back to School Night: Grades 3-5 – (6:30 – 8:00pm) Hear from your child’s teacher and stop by the PTA table to learn more and join!
  • 9/15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee/Merienda-Principal’s Book of the Month(PBOM) – (8:40 – 9:40am), Every second or third Friday, Dr. Ennis invites parents to school to meet and then head into the classrooms to read to their child’s class (or another class that could use a reader).

A Look Ahead:

  • 9/19 – PTA Meeting and Social
  • 9/21 – No School for students and teachers
  • 9/26 – Chipotle Dine Out fundraiser
  • 9/28 – English Class starts for parents
  • 9/28 – Fall Academic Night
  • 9/30 – Sweep the Creek

Misc/Community News:

Friendship Picnic – On September 17, 1:00 – 5:00pm at Wheaton Regional Park, Montgomery County Parks will be celebrating our community of diverse culture and faiths.  This event is free with food, family activities, and performances.
http://www.montgomeryparks.org/events/montgomery-county-friendship-picnic/

Silver Spring Library –
U.S. Citizenship Interview Help (9/11 10:00 – 11:00am)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=125234

Pajama Storytime – (9/11 7:00 – 7:30pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=121881

Ethiopia Day and Coffee Ceremony – (9/16 11:30am – 2:30pm)
http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=121819

Children’s Day: Honey Harvest – September 16, 11:00am – 4:00pm at Brookside Gardens & Brookside Nature Center. Join in celebrating honey bees and other pollinators at this free event with beekeeper talks and family-friendly activities and crafts.
http://www.montgomeryparks.org/events/childrens-day-honey-harvest-2/

Wheaton Arts Parade –This is a free event on September 24 (Parade starting at 10:00am and festival follows until 6:00pm) Watch the parade, meet artists, and enjoy the entertainment and food!
https://www.wheatonartsparade.com/

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of August 27

Announcements:

New Bell Schedule
Glen Haven Elementary School hours for students is 9:00am – 3:25pm. Doors open for breakfast at 8:40am.

MCPS Give BACK packs Campaign
You can provide a student with a backpack full of school supplies for as little as $10. Please see the link below for more information or to make a donation.
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/community-engagement/backpacks.aspx

Click here [Student School Supply List 2017 – 2018if you still need to get school supplies for this upcoming school year.

This Week:

  • 9/1- GHES Open House and PTA Ice Cream Social
    Stop by GHES from 1:00 – 3:00pm to meet new teachers, visit your new classroom, and have ice cream!

A Look Ahead:

  • 9/4 – Labor Day
  • 9/5 – FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!
  • 9/6 – Pajama Day – Wear your pajamas and your sneakers
  • 9/7 – Crazy Hair Day – Wear your craziest hairstyle
  • 9/8 – School Spirit Day – Wear Glen Haven colors
  • 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

Misc/Community News:

Kensington Labor Day Parade and Festival
No plans for Labor Day yet? Come check out the Kensington Labor Day Parade and Festival.  This year’s theme is “Inspiring Stories.”
https://patch.com/maryland/wheaton-md/s/g7qdp/kensington-labor-day-parade-and-festival

Carpe Diem’s Ukes on the Move! Ukestra!
This is a-FREE family friendly event for all ages at 7 p.m. at the Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, MD.
BYO Ukes and join in the Strum & Sing-Along on “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” “Don’t Worry Be Happy,” “When the Saints Go Marching In,” “Yellow Submarine,” and “This Land Is Your Land.” Carpe Diem Arts creates opportunities for all ages to participate in the visual, literary and performing arts and to experience a broad range of cultures and traditions.
http://www.culturecapital.com/event/55280/carpe-diems-ukes-on-the-move-ukestra