Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of October 15

Announcements:

Scholastic Book Fair: The Scholastic Book Fair is this week!  Join us Monday through Thursday 8:40am-3pm, Thursday during Academic Night and Friday 8:40am-11am to find exciting books for your students. With any purchase over $1, get a ticket to win a basket with a selection of items from the fair!  Students can vote for their favorite books at the fair and the most popular ones will be donated to the school’s media center!

Breakfast at the Book Fair! Join us for Breakfast at the Book Fair Wednesday morning 8:30-9am!  Drop by before or after you drop off your student(s) to check out what the Book Fair has to offer this fall.  We’ll have some small breakfast treats and coffee available.

Spirit Week: It’s Math Spirit Week this week!

  • Monday: Doubles/Multiples Day. We’re seeing doubles and multiples! Dress like a twin.
  • Tuesday: Math Mindset/Mental Health Day.  Your mental health matters! Wear green today.
  • Wednesday: Odd Day.  Things look a little “odd”… Wear mismatched clothes!
  • Thursday: Nifty Number Digit Day.  Wear clothes that have a number on them.
  • Friday: Pattern Palooza.  Stripes, polka dots, checkered… wear any kind of pattern!

Academic Night:  Glen Haven’s Fall Academic Night is this Thursday October 18.  This is a fun learning-filled night for Glen Haven families with reading games, math puzzles, games, and other projects as well as and successful strategies to help children becoming life-long readers. The whole family can participate in hands-on activities that make math and reading fun.  We’ll see you there!

 Win an ice cream party! It’s time for PTA’s annual class competition- The class with the most PTA members by the end of October will win an ice cream party from Carmen’s!  Please help your children(s) class(es) win by submitting a membership and encouraging others to do so! Memberships are just $10 and they are not limited to parents: grandparents, other family members, friends, and neighbors can support the school by joining!  Simply complete and return the membership form with payment to your child’s teacher (click https://ghespta.org/2018/10/10/2018-2019-membership-form/)

 International Night: International Night is just a month away on Thursday, November 15th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  We are excited to host another one of our famous fashion shows!  We are equally excited to share that we will be sharing our family traditions and cultural cuisine in a new format.  This year we will be inviting families to share cultural artifacts, including food, at tables that will be organized by country.  Our students will have a chance to travel around the world in just one night by visiting many of the countries our community represents!  Look out for more information in your child’s Wednesday folder this week.

Kids Helping Kids Food Drive: Once again this year, Glen Haven will be participating in the Kids Helping Kids Food Drive.  Please donate any non-perishable items (peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, canned vegetables, rice, tuna fish, cereal, etc.) between October 1 – 31, 2018.  The classroom that collects the most food (in items) will win an ice cream party.  Food will be donated to families in Montgomery County, Md.  Thank you for your support!

Giant A+ School Rewards programs has started! From September 7 to March 16, 2019, you can support Glen Haven Elementary School (up to two schools can be supported!):

o Visit www.giantfood.com and click REGISTER at to create your new online account, or

  • Click on SIGN IN – MANAGE MY ACCOUNT – SAVINGS & REWARDS, to log on to your existing online account

o Once you are logged in to your account, you can select a school for A+ Rewards.

o You need your 12-digit GIANT CARD number found on the back of the card.  If you have a GIANT CARD but do not know your number, call the GIANT CARD HOTLINE at 1-877-366-2668 and select Option #1.  The representatives will be able to provide you your GIANT CARD number.

o If you need a GIANT CARD, please visit your local store to obtain one or visit www.giantfood.com and click on I NEED A GIANT CARD.

 Other ways to help out the PTA:

  • Help our PTA by purchasing items with the Box Tops for Education logo then clip and send them to school to be collected.  The classroom that submits the most Box Tops each month will celebrate with a popcorn party and an overall winner will get a class pizza party at the end of the school year!
  • Sign up for eScrip at www.escrip.com earn special savings for you and money for the Glen Haven PTA.
  • Sign up and shop at www.smile.amazon.com. You’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com,  with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Glen Haven PTA.
  • Register your Giant card at https://giantfood.com/school-rewards/.  For each purchase that you make, Giant will donate to Glen Haven Elementary.

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- https://classdojo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205417305-Create-a-Parent-Account#web. 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.

Like us on Facebook!  Glen Haven PTA @glenhavenpta (https://www.facebook.com/glenhavenpta/)

 

This Week and Next:

  • 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

 

Community Events and News:

  • Mondays: Go to Story Time at the National Postal Museum. Taking place every Monday, the program includes a book reading and activities for little ones in the museum’s education space. Stay to explore the rest of the museum, which is full of interactive exhibits that all ages can enjoy. Story Time is at 10:30am and repeated at 11am. Admission is free.

Local Libraries (http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventcalendar)

 Silver Spring Library

  •  Lego Weekend Play (Saturdays at 12:30 pm; Sundays at 1 pm)
  • English Conversation Club (Mondays at 11:30 am)
  • Lunchtime Yoga Flow (Tuesdays at 12 pm)
  • 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

  • Storytime for Babies (Wednesdays at 10:30 am)
  • Storytime for Toddlers and Preschoolers  (Wednesdays at 11:15 am)
  • Pajama Storytime (Mondays at 7 pm)

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Parent guides to the Elementary school curriculum: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/elementary/guides.aspx

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 (https://apm.activecommunities.com/montgomerycounty).

The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

Student safety: As parents and caregivers, we often have questions about student safety.  You can find information about how Montgomery County Public Schools approaches student safety at https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/publicinfo/community/school-year-2018-2019/Ensuring-Student-Safety.html

A Look Ahead:

    • November – Military Family month!
    • November 6 –  General Election Day— School closed
    • November 7 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • November 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 9 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • November 12 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students; Take-a-Flake begins
    • November 13 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students
    • November 15 –  International Night (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 20 –  Report card distribution
    • November 21 – Early release day for all students
    • November 22 and 23 – Thanksgiving—Offices and schools closed
    • November 23 – Coat Drive begins
    • December 4 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 7 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • December 14 – Take-a-Flake gifts due
    • December 17-21 – PBIS Spirit Week!
    • December 20 – Winter Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 21 – Winter Concert/Sing-A-Long (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Winter Wonderland class parties (2 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • December 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 – Winter Break—No school for students and teachers2019
    • January 1 – New Year’s Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 4 – First semester SSL hours due
    • January 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • January 18 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • January 21 – Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 25 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • January 28 – Professional day for teachers; Coat Drive ends
    • January 29- February 1 – The Great Kindness Challenge week
    • February 4-8 – School Counseling week
    • February 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 6 – Report cards distributed
    • February 8 – Drama Club Carnival (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 14 – Valentine’s Day parties (2:30 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • February 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • February 18 – Presidents’ Day—Offices and schools closed
    • March 1 – Military Caregiver month;  Early release day for all students
    • March 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • March 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • March 21 – Spring Academic Night/STEM Fair (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 1 – Military Child month
    • April 2 – Light It Up Blue (Autism Awareness Day); Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 3 –  Paraprofessional Appreciation Day; Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • April 8-12 – PBIS Spirit Week
    • April 10 – Drama Club parent meeting (7:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 12 – Career Day (9:15 am – 11:15 am) ; STEAM Day (1:15 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • April 16 – Report cards distributed
    • April 17, 18, 19, 22 – Spring Break—No school for students and teachers; offices closed April 19 and 22
    • April 24 – Secretaries’ Day
    • April 25 – Take Your Child to Work Day
    • April 26 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am); Volunteer Appreciation Brunch (10 am – 11 am)
    • May 1 – National Military Appreciation month begins; School Principal’s Day
    • May 6-10 – Children’s Mental Health Matters week; Teacher Appreciation week
    • May 7 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 8 – National School Nurse Day
    • May 16 – Spring Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 24 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • May 27 – Memorial Day—Offices and schools closed
    • May 31 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • June 4 — Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • June 5 – Professional day for teachers
    • June 6 – Field Day grades K-2
    • June 7 – Field Day grades 3-5; second semester SSL hours due
    • June 10 – PreK/PEP Promotion/Celebration (9:30 am – 10:30 am)
    • June 11 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic (10 am – 11 am)
    • June 12 – Grades3-4 Awards/Picnic (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Grades 1-2 Awards (2 pm -3 pm); Grade 5 Promotion!
    • June 13 – Last day of school for students! Early release day for all students
    • June 14 – Professional day for teachers
    • June 24 – Report cards mailed

 

 

 

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop- October 8

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of October 8
Announcements:
Kids Helping Kids Food Drive: Once again this year, Glen Haven will be participating in the Kids Helping Kids Food Drive.  Please donate any non-perishable items (peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, canned vegetables, rice, tuna fish, cereal, etc.) between October 1 – 31, 2018.  The classroom that collects the most food (in items) will win an ice cream party.  Food will be donated to families in Montgomery County, Md.  Thank you for your support!

 

New car-rider dismissal process: Beginning next Monday, October 8, GHES will begin a new car-rider dismissal process. All drivers will stay in their cars and your children will be brought to the curb at the designated pick-up area marked by cones.  This will be a change and your support and patience is appreciated!

 

Family Movie Night: On Friday October 12, come join us for Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation!  Free admission. Concessions will be for sale. Wear your PJs and bring a blanket to sit on. Doors open at 6:30pm and movie starts at 7pm. Sponsored by the Glen Haven Elementary PTA. This is not a drop off event, a parent or guardian must be present.

 

Scholastic Book Fair: Our Scholastic Book Fair is next week! The fair will be open Monday through Thursday 8:40am-3pm, Thursday during Academic Night and Friday 8:40am-11am.  With any purchase over $1, get a ticket to win a basket with a selection of items from the fair!

 

Giant A+ School Rewards programs has started! From September 7 to March 16, 2019, you can support Glen Haven Elementary School (up to two schools can be supported!):

o      Visit www.giantfood.com and click REGISTER at to create your new online account, or

  • Click on SIGN IN – MANAGE MY ACCOUNT – SAVINGS & REWARDS, to log on to your existing online account

o      Once you are logged in to your account, you can select a school for A+ Rewards.

o      You need your 12-digit GIANT CARD number found on the back of the card.  If you have a GIANT CARD but do not know your number, call the GIANT CARD HOTLINE at 1-877-366-2668 and select Option #1.  The representatives will be able to provide you your GIANT CARD number.

o      If you need a GIANT CARD, please visit your local store to obtain one or visit www.giantfood.com and click on I NEED A GIANT CARD.

 

Other ways to help out the PTA:

  • Help our PTA by purchasing items with the Box Tops for Education logo then clip and send them to school to be collected.  The classroom that submits the most Box Tops each month will celebrate with a popcorn party and an overall winner will get a class pizza party at the end of the school year!
  • Sign up for eScrip at www.escrip.com earn special savings for you and money for the Glen Haven PTA.
  • Sign up and shop at www.smile.amazon.com. You’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com,  with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Glen Haven PTA.
  • Register your Giant card at https://giantfood.com/school-rewards/.  For each purchase that you make, Giant will donate to Glen Haven Elementary.

 

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- https://classdojo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205417305-Create-a-Parent-Account#web. 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.

 

Like us on Facebook!  Glen Haven PTA @glenhavenpta (https://www.facebook.com/glenhavenpta/)

 


This Week and Next:

  • 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)

 

 

Community Events and News:

 

  • October 13 and 14- The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is recognized as one of the top fine arts festivals in the United States. For two days, on Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14, 2018, the streets of downtown Bethesda are transformed into an outdoor gallery of arts and crafts. Over 190 selected artists will showcase their museum quality works of all different types, including: ceramics, drawings, fabrics, glass, graphics, jewelry, metalwork, paintings, pastels, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood, and 2D and 3D mixed media. The event is held rain or shine. Bethesda Row is located on Woodmont and Bethesda Avenues, Elm Street and Bethesda Lane, east of Arlington Road, and is within walking distance from the Bethesda Metro station. Free parking garages are also located around the site. Admission is free. More information is available at http://www.bethesdarowarts.org.
  • Mondays
  • Go to Story Time at the National Postal Museum. Taking place every Monday, the program includes a book reading and activities for little ones in the museum’s education space. Stay to explore the rest of the museum, which is full of interactive exhibits that all ages can enjoy. Story Time is at 10:30am and repeated at 11am. Admission is free.

 
Local Libraries (http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventcalendar)

 

Silver Spring Library

 

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

 

English Conversation Club (Mondays at 11:30 am)

 

Lunchtime Yoga Flow (Tuesdays at 12 pm)

 

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

Storytime for Babies (Wednesdays at 10:30 am)

 

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

 

Pajama Storytime (Mondays at 7 pm)

 

 

Parent guides to the Elementary school curriculum:

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/elementary/guides.aspx

 

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 (https://apm.activecommunities.com/montgomerycounty).
The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

 

Student safety: As parents and caregivers, we often have questions about student safety.  You can find information about how Montgomery County Public Schools approaches student safety at https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/publicinfo/community/school-year-2018-2019/Ensuring-Student-Safety.html

 

 

A Look Ahead:

    • October 22 to 26 – Red Ribbon week
    • October 26 – Fall Fest 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
    • November – Military Family month!
    • November 6 –  General Election Day— School closed
    • November 7 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • November 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 9 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • November 12 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students; Take-a-Flake begins
    • November 13 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students
    • November 15 –  International Night (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 20 –  Report card distribution
    • November 21 – Early release day for all students
    • November 22 and 23 – Thanksgiving—Offices and schools closed
    • November 23 – Coat Drive begins
    • December 4 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 7 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • December 14 – Take-a-Flake gifts due
    • December 17-21 – PBIS Spirit Week!
    • December 20 – Winter Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 21 – Winter Concert/Sing-A-Long (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Winter Wonderland class parties (2 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • December 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 – Winter Break—No school for students and teachers2019
    • January 1 – New Year’s Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 4 – First semester SSL hours due
    • January 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • January 18 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • January 21 – Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 25 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • January 28 – Professional day for teachers; Coat Drive ends
    • January 29- February 1 – The Great Kindness Challenge week
    • February 4-8 – School Counseling week
    • February 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 6 – Report cards distributed
    • February 8 – Drama Club Carnival (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 14 – Valentine’s Day parties (2:30 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • February 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • February 18 – Presidents’ Day—Offices and schools closed
    • March 1 – Military Caregiver month;  Early release day for all students
    • March 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • March 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • March 21 – Spring Academic Night/STEM Fair (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 1 – Military Child month
    • April 2 – Light It Up Blue (Autism Awareness Day); Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 3 –  Paraprofessional Appreciation Day; Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • April 8-12 – PBIS Spirit Week
    • April 10 – Drama Club parent meeting (7:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 12 – Career Day (9:15 am – 11:15 am) ; STEAM Day (1:15 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • April 16 – Report cards distributed
    • April 17, 18, 19, 22 – Spring Break—No school for students and teachers; offices closed April 19 and 22
    • April 24 – Secretaries’ Day
    • April 25 – Take Your Child to Work Day
    • April 26 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am); Volunteer Appreciation Brunch (10 am – 11 am)
    • May 1 – National Military Appreciation month begins; School Principal’s Day
    • May 6-10 – Children’s Mental Health Matters week; Teacher Appreciation week
    • May 7 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 8 – National School Nurse Day
    • May 16 – Spring Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 24 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • May 27 – Memorial Day—Offices and schools closed
    • May 31 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • June 4 — Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • June 5 – Professional day for teachers
    • June 6 – Field Day grades K-2
    • June 7 – Field Day grades 3-5; second semester SSL hours due
    • June 10 – PreK/PEP Promotion/Celebration (9:30 am – 10:30 am)
    • June 11 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic (10 am – 11 am)
    • June 12 – Grades3-4 Awards/Picnic (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Grades 1-2 Awards (2 pm -3 pm); Grade 5 Promotion!

 

  • June 13 – Last day of school for students! Early release day for all students

 

  • June 14 – Professional day for teachers
  • June 24 – Report cards mailed

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of October 1

Announcements:

Kids Helping Kids Food Drive: Once again this year, Glen Haven will be participating in the Kids Helping Kids Food Drive.  Please donate any non-perishable items (peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, canned vegetables, rice, tuna fish, cereal, etc.) between October 1 – 31, 2018.  The classroom that collects the most food (in items) will win an ice cream party.  Food will be donated to families in Montgomery County, Md.  Thank you for your support!

New car-rider dismissal process: Beginning next Monday, October 8, GHES will begin a new car-rider dismissal process. All drivers will stay in their cars and your children will be brought to the curb at the designated pick-up area marked by cones.  This will be a change and your support and patience is appreciated!

Family Movie Night: On Friday October 12, come join us for Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation!  Free admission. Concessions will be for sale. Wear your PJs and bring a blanket to sit on. Doors open at 6:30pm and movie starts at 7pm. Sponsored by the Glen Haven Elementary PTA. This is not a drop off event, a parent or guardian must be present.

Scholastic Book Fair: Mark your calendars, Glen Haven families! Our Scholastic Book Fair starts Oct 15 and runs through Oct 19. Come look for books for your family or consider purchasing a book from your student’s teacher’s wishlist.  All purchases benefit our school!

Student safety: As parents and caregivers, we often have questions about student safety.  You can find information about how Montgomery County Public Schools approaches student safety at https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/publicinfo/community/school-year-2018-2019/Ensuring-Student-Safety.html

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- https://classdojo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205417305-Create-a-Parent-Account#web. 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.

Giant A+ School Rewards programs has started! From September 7 to March 16, 2019, you can support Glen Haven Elementary School (up to two schools can be supported!):

o      Visit www.giantfood.com and click REGISTER at to create your new online account, or

  • Click on SIGN IN – MANAGE MY ACCOUNT – SAVINGS & REWARDS, to log on to your existing online account

o      Once you are logged in to your account, you can select a school for A+ Rewards.

o      You need your 12-digit GIANT CARD number found on the back of the card.  If you have a GIANT CARD but do not know your number, call the GIANT CARD HOTLINE at 1-877-366-2668 and select Option #1.  The representatives will be able to provide you your GIANT CARD number.

o      If you need a GIANT CARD, please visit your local store to obtain one or visit www.giantfood.com and click on I NEED A GIANT CARD.

 Other ways to help out the PTA:

  • Help our PTA by purchasing items with the Box Tops for Education logo then clip and send them to school to be collected.  The classroom that submits the most Box Tops each month will celebrate with a popcorn party and an overall winner will get a class pizza party at the end of the school year!
  • Sign up for eScrip at www.escrip.com earn special savings for you and money for the Glen Haven PTA.
  • Sign up and shop at www.smile.amazon.com. You’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com,  with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Glen Haven PTA.
  • Register your Giant card at https://giantfood.com/school-rewards/.  For each purchase that you make, Giant will donate to Glen Haven Elementary.

 

Like us on Facebook!  Glen Haven PTA @glenhavenpta (https://www.facebook.com/glenhavenpta/)

 

This Week and Next:

  • 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 (12:55 pm)
  • 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)

 

Community Events and News:

  • Mondays: Go to Story Time at the National Postal Museum. Taking place every Monday, the program includes a book reading and activities for little ones in the museum’s education space. Stay to explore the rest of the museum, which is full of interactive exhibits that all ages can enjoy. Story Time is at 10:30am and repeated at 11am. Admission is free.

Local Libraries (http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventcalendar)

 Silver Spring Library

Lunchtime Yoga Flow – All Levels (October 2, at 12pm)

Bilingual French Storytime (October 2, at 6:30pm)

Silver Spring Library Chinese Book Discussion (October 2 at 6:30p)

Sahaja Yoga Meditation (October 4 at 7:30pm)

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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 (October 1 at 1 pm)

Chess Club (October 2 at 6pm)

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Storytime for Babies (Wednesdays at 10:30 am)

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

 Pajama Storytime (Mondays at 7 pm)

 

Parent guides to the Elementary school curriculum:

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/elementary/guides.aspx

 

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 (https://apm.activecommunities.com/montgomerycounty).
The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

 

A Look Ahead:

    • 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
    • November – Military Family month!
    • November 6 –  General Election Day— School closed
    • November 7 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • November 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 9 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • November 12 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students; Take-a-Flake begins
    • November 13 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students
    • November 15 –  International Night (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 20 –  Report card distribution
    • November 21 – Early release day for all students
    • November 22 and 23 – Thanksgiving—Offices and schools closed
    • November 23 – Coat Drive begins
    • December 4 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 7 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • December 14 – Take-a-Flake gifts due
    • December 17-21 – PBIS Spirit Week!
    • December 20 – Winter Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 21 – Winter Concert/Sing-A-Long (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Winter Wonderland class parties (2 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • December 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 – Winter Break—No school for students and teachers2019
    • January 1 – New Year’s Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 4 – First semester SSL hours due
    • January 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • January 18 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • January 21 – Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 25 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • January 28 – Professional day for teachers; Coat Drive ends
    • January 29- February 1 – The Great Kindness Challenge week
    • February 4-8 – School Counseling week
    • February 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 6 – Report cards distributed
    • February 8 – Drama Club Carnival (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 14 – Valentine’s Day parties (2:30 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • February 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • February 18 – Presidents’ Day—Offices and schools closed
    • March 1 – Military Caregiver month;  Early release day for all students
    • March 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • March 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • March 21 – Spring Academic Night/STEM Fair (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 1 – Military Child month
    • April 2 – Light It Up Blue (Autism Awareness Day); Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 3 –  Paraprofessional Appreciation Day; Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • April 8-12 – PBIS Spirit Week
    • April 10 – Drama Club parent meeting (7:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 12 – Career Day (9:15 am – 11:15 am) ; STEAM Day (1:15 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • April 16 – Report cards distributed
    • April 17, 18, 19, 22 – Spring Break—No school for students and teachers; offices closed April 19 and 22
    • April 24 – Secretaries’ Day
    • April 25 – Take Your Child to Work Day
    • April 26 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am); Volunteer Appreciation Brunch (10 am – 11 am)
    • May 1 – National Military Appreciation month begins; School Principal’s Day
    • May 6-10 – Children’s Mental Health Matters week; Teacher Appreciation week
    • May 7 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 8 – National School Nurse Day
    • May 16 – Spring Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 24 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • May 27 – Memorial Day—Offices and schools closed
    • May 31 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • June 4 — Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • June 5 – Professional day for teachers
    • June 6 – Field Day grades K-2
    • June 7 – Field Day grades 3-5; second semester SSL hours due
    • June 10 – PreK/PEP Promotion/Celebration (9:30 am – 10:30 am)
    • June 11 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic (10 am – 11 am)
    • June 12 – Grades3-4 Awards/Picnic (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Grades 1-2 Awards (2 pm -3 pm); Grade 5 Promotion!

 

  • June 13 – Last day of school for students! Early release day for all students

 

  • June 14 – Professional day for teachers
  • June 24 – Report cards mailed

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of September 24

Announcements:
Fundraiser for childhood cancer: In recognition of September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, fifth grade will be launching a Coins4Kids Cancer Campaign to raise awareness of neuroblastoma and funds to support research to find a cure for this aggressive childhood cancer.   Fifth grade will be delivering coin collection cups to each classroom on Thursday, September 27 to prepare for the campaign, which will be held on Friday, September 28.   The money collected will be donated to the Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation.    To learn more about neuroblastoma, please visit https://www.coins4kids.org/.

 

Dads are awesome: “Dad’s Take Your Child to School Day” will be held this Friday, September 28 beginning at 8:40 a.m.   Dads will be able to take pictures at a photo booth, walk their child to class, and then join us in the cafeteria for light refreshments and a presentation.  Dads will then be invited to visit their child’s classroom until 10:00 a.m.   We look forward to seeing you this Friday!

 

Glen Haven Beautification/ Friends of Sligo Creek Annual Sweep the Creek:  This Saturday September 29, we will meet at the end of Windham Lane by the footbridge (behinx d Glen Haven Elementary School) and work our way back to Glen Haven Park and the school grounds. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Event will be from 9am to 11am – rain or shine. Let’s help pick up the area around our school and work on building our community. Students will receive 25 Dojo Points for a minimum of 25-30 minutes of clean up. Please sign in upon arrival.

 

Family Movie Night: On Friday October 12, come join us for Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation!  Free admission. Concessions will be for sale. Wear your PJs and bring a blanket to sit on. Doors open at 6:30pm and movie starts at 7pm. Sponsored by the Glen Haven Elementary PTA. This is not a drop off event, a parent or guardian must be present.

 

Student safety: As parents and caregivers, we often have questions about student safety.  You can find information about how Montgomery County Public Schools approaches student safety at https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/publicinfo/community/school-year-2018-2019/Ensuring-Student-Safety.html

 

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- https://classdojo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205417305-Create-a-Parent-Account#web. 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.

 

 

Giant A+ School Rewards programs has started! From September 7 to March 16, 2019, you can support Glen Haven Elementary School (up to two schools can be supported!):

o      Visit www.giantfood.com and click REGISTER at to create your new online account, or

  • Click on SIGN IN à MANAGE MY ACCOUNT à SAVINGS & REWARDS, to log on to your existing online account

o      Once you are logged in to your account, you can select a school for A+ Rewards.

o      You need your 12-digit GIANT CARD number found on the back of the card.  If you have a GIANT CARD but do not know your number, call the GIANT CARD HOTLINE at 1-877-366-2668 and select Option #1.  The representatives will be able to provide you your GIANT CARD number.

o      If you need a GIANT CARD, please visit your local store to obtain one or visit www.giantfood.com and click on I NEED A GIANT CARD.

 

Other ways to help out the PTA

 

Help our PTA by purchasing items with the Box Tops for Education logo then clip and send them to school to be collected.  The classroom that submits the most Box Tops each month will celebrate with a popcorn party and an overall winner will get a class pizza party at the end of the school year!

 

Sign up for eScrip at www.escrip.com earn special savings for you and money for the Glen Haven PTA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sign up and shop at www.smile.amazon.com. You’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com,  with the added bonus that Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Glen Haven PTA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register your Giant card at https://giantfood.com/school-rewards/.  For each purchase that you make, Giant will donate to Glen Haven Elementary.

 

 

Like us on Facebook!  Glen Haven PTA @glenhavenpta (https://www.facebook.com/glenhavenpta/)

 

This Week:

  • September 27 – English Class starts for parents (9 am – 11 am)
  • September 28 – Dad’s Take Your Child to School Day (8:40 am – 10 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

 

Community Events and News:

 

  • Mondays
  • Go to Story Time at the National Postal Museum. Taking place every Monday, the program includes a book reading and activities for little ones in the museum’s education space. Stay to explore the rest of the museum, which is full of interactive exhibits that all ages can enjoy. Story Time is at 10:30am and repeated at 11am. Admission is free.

 

  • Thursday, September 27

For three days, the Library of Congress is holding “Star Wars Under the Stars,” and will be screening the original trilogy episodes of the blockbuster series. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope will be shown at 7:30pm on the North Lawn of the Jefferson Building. Go early — characters from the film be available for photo ops beforehand starting at 6:30pm. Admission is free.

 

Local Libraries (http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventcalendar)

 

Silver Spring Library

Nontraditional Board Games Meetup (Sunday, September 30 at 1:30pm)

 

Lunchtime Yoga Flow – All Levels (October 2, at 12pm)

 

Bilingual French Storytime (October 2,at 6:30pm)

 

Silver Spring Library Chinese Book Discussion (October 2 at 6:30p)

 

Sahaja Yoga Meditation (October 4 at 7:30pm)

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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 (October 1 at 1 pm)

 

Chess Club (October 2 at 6pm)

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Storytime for Babies (Wednesdays at 10:30 am)

 

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

 

Pajama Storytime (Mondays at 7 pm)

 

Parent guides to the Elementary school curriculum:

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/elementary/guides.aspx

 

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 (https://apm.activecommunities.com/montgomerycounty).
The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org 

 

A Look Ahead:

    • 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
    • November – Military Family month!
    • November 6 –  General Election Day— School closed
    • November 7 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • November 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 9 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • November 12 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students; Take-a-Flake begins
    • November 13 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students
    • November 15 –  International Night (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 20 –  Report card distribution
    • November 21 – Early release day for all students
    • November 22 and 23 – Thanksgiving—Offices and schools closed
    • November 23 – Coat Drive begins
    • December 4 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 7 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • December 14 – Take-a-Flake gifts due
    • December 17-21 – PBIS Spirit Week!
    • December 20 – Winter Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 21 – Winter Concert/Sing-A-Long (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Winter Wonderland class parties (2 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • December 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 – Winter Break—No school for students and teachers2019
    • January 1 – New Year’s Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 4 – First semester SSL hours due
    • January 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • January 18 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • January 21 – Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 25 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • January 28 – Professional day for teachers; Coat Drive ends
    • January 29- February 1 – The Great Kindness Challenge week
    • February 4-8 – School Counseling week
    • February 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 6 – Report cards distributed
    • February 8 – Drama Club Carnival (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 14 – Valentine’s Day parties (2:30 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • February 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • February 18 – Presidents’ Day—Offices and schools closed
    • March 1 – Military Caregiver month;  Early release day for all students
    • March 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • March 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • March 21 – Spring Academic Night/STEM Fair (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 1 – Military Child month
    • April 2 – Light It Up Blue (Autism Awareness Day); Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 3 –  Paraprofessional Appreciation Day; Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • April 8-12 – PBIS Spirit Week
    • April 10 – Drama Club parent meeting (7:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 12 – Career Day (9:15 am – 11:15 am) ; STEAM Day (1:15 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • April 16 – Report cards distributed
    • April 17, 18, 19, 22 – Spring Break—No school for students and teachers; offices closed April 19 and 22
    • April 24 – Secretaries’ Day
    • April 25 – Take Your Child to Work Day
    • April 26 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am); Volunteer Appreciation Brunch (10 am – 11 am)
    • May 1 – National Military Appreciation month begins; School Principal’s Day
    • May 6-10 – Children’s Mental Health Matters week; Teacher Appreciation week
    • May 7 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 8 – National School Nurse Day
    • May 16 – Spring Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 24 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • May 27 – Memorial Day—Offices and schools closed
    • May 31 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • June 4 — Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • June 5 – Professional day for teachers
    • June 6 – Field Day grades K-2
    • June 7 – Field Day grades 3-5; second semester SSL hours due
    • June 10 – PreK/PEP Promotion/Celebration (9:30 am – 10:30 am)
    • June 11 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic (10 am – 11 am)
    • June 12 – Grades3-4 Awards/Picnic (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Grades 1-2 Awards (2 pm -3 pm); Grade 5 Promotion!

 

  • June 13 – Last day of school for students! Early release day for all students

 

  • June 14 – Professional day for teachers
  • June 24 – Report cards mailed

Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of September 17

Announcements:

Student safety: As parents and caregivers, we often have questions about student safety.  You can find information about how Montgomery County Public Schools approaches student safety at https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/publicinfo/community/school-year-2018-2019/Ensuring-Student-Safety.html

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- https://classdojo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205417305-Create-a-Parent-Account#web. 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 (SERT) 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 (http://www.cncfhope.org/).

Giant A+ School Rewards programs has started! From September 7 to March 16, 2019, you can support Glen Haven Elementary School (up to two schools can be supported!):

o  Visit www.giantfood.com and click REGISTER at to create your new online account, or

  • Click on SIGN IN –> MANAGE MY ACCOUNT –> SAVINGS & REWARDS, to log on to your existing online account

o  Once you are logged in to your account, you can select a school for A+ Rewards.

o  You need your 12-digit GIANT CARD number found on the back of the card.  If you have a GIANT CARD but do not know your number, call the GIANT CARD HOTLINE at 1-877-366-2668 and select Option #1.  The representatives will be able to provide you your GIANT CARD number.

o  If you need a GIANT CARD, please visit your local store to obtain one or visit www.giantfood.com and click on I NEED A GIANT CARD.

 Other ways to 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.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hni70rrfmunsxof/Copy of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0

 
Like us on Facebook!  Glen Haven PTA @glenhavenpta (https://www.facebook.com/glenhavenpta/)

 

This Week:

  • 9/19 – No school for students and teachers
  • 9/21 – 2nd Cup of Coffee; Merienda; Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)

 

Community Events and News:

  • Saturday, September 22

14th Annual Museum Day. All ages (family-friendly event). Times and locations vary. The theme of this year’s Museum Day is “Women Making History,” honoring women in society who are trailblazers in the arts, sciences, innovation and culture, and emboldening others to be pioneers as well. Smithsonian Magazine spearheads this initiative in which participating museums across the United States open their doors for free to those who download a branded ticket. Details online. FREE Various locations, MD, VA and DC.

Check It Out: A Library + Art Pop-up Program. Kids 10 and under. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check it out! Find our cart in the gallery and check out a kit to use inside the Museum. Kits include a children’s book, suggested artworks for viewing and hands-on materials. This program is a partnership between Smithsonian Libraries and the Hirshhorn. FREE Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.

Family Saturdays. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. In recognition of Constitution Week, create an original mobile about the three branches of government. Meet in the entrance to Exhibition Hall. FREE Capitol Visitor Center, Washington, DC.

Montgomery County Education & Activities Fair. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring a picnic and a blanket or purchase lunch from our food trucks. SSFS is on a beautiful 140 acre campus. Enjoy the serenity whild you “digest” the best education and activity resources in the county. Indoors and outdoors, weather permitting. FREE Sandy Spring Friends School, Sandy Spring, MD.

 

  • Sunday, September 23

KIDfest: Find Your Spark!. All ages (family-friendly event). 12 to 5 p.m. KIDfest is part of KID Museum’s ongoing effort to expose children and adults alike to the power of hands-on maker learning and inspire the next generation of creative and confident innovators. Along with two stages of live musical performances and entertainment, the festival also features dynamic talks by local inventors, as well as exhibits and activities that include both fun, off-the-wall inventions and serious science innovations. FREE Silver Spring Civic Building, Silver Spring, MD.

ZooFiesta. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors can kick off the Smithsonian-wide Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at “ZooFiesta: Un dia de diversion animal para toda la familia!” There will be a variety of fun-filled family activities, including live music and educational activities about conservation in Central and South America. FREE National Zoo, Washington, DC.

Local Libraries (http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/evanced/eventcalendar) 

Silver Spring Library

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

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

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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.

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Storytime for Babies (Wednesdays at 10:30 am)

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

 Pajama Storytime (Mondays at 7 pm)

 

Parent guides to the Elementary school curriculum:

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/elementary/guides.aspx

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 (https://apm.activecommunities.com/montgomerycounty).

The MCPS Parent Academy – Sign up for FREE workshops at www.mcpsparentacademy.org

 

A Look Ahead:

    • 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
    • November – Military Family month!
    • November 6 –  General Election Day— School closed
    • November 7 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • November 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 9 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • November 12 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students; Take-a-Flake begins
    • November 13 – Parent conferences; Early release day for all students
    • November 15 –  International Night (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • November 20 –  Report card distribution
    • November 21 – Early release day for all students
    • November 22 and 23 – Thanksgiving—Offices and schools closed
    • November 23 – Coat Drive begins
    • December 4 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 7 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • December 14 – Take-a-Flake gifts due
    • December 17-21 – PBIS Spirit Week!
    • December 20 – Winter Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • December 21 – Winter Concert/Sing-A-Long (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Winter Wonderland class parties (2 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • December 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31 – Winter Break—No school for students and teachers2019
    • January 1 – New Year’s Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 4 – First semester SSL hours due
    • January 8 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • January 18 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • January 21 – Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Day—Offices and schools closed
    • January 25 – Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • January 28 – Professional day for teachers; Coat Drive ends
    • January 29- February 1 – The Great Kindness Challenge week
    • February 4-8 – School Counseling week
    • February 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 6 – Report cards distributed
    • February 8 – Drama Club Carnival (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • February 14 – Valentine’s Day parties (2:30 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • February 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • February 18 – Presidents’ Day—Offices and schools closed
    • March 1 – Military Caregiver month;  Early release day for all students
    • March 5 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • March 15 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am)
    • March 21 – Spring Academic Night/STEM Fair (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 1 – Military Child month
    • April 2 – Light It Up Blue (Autism Awareness Day); Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 3 –  Paraprofessional Appreciation Day; Early release day for all students; end of quarter planning
    • April 8-12 – PBIS Spirit Week
    • April 10 – Drama Club parent meeting (7:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • April 12 – Career Day (9:15 am – 11:15 am) ; STEAM Day (1:15 pm – 3:15 pm)
    • April 16 – Report cards distributed
    • April 17, 18, 19, 22 – Spring Break—No school for students and teachers; offices closed April 19 and 22
    • April 24 – Secretaries’ Day
    • April 25 – Take Your Child to Work Day
    • April 26 – 2nd Cup of Coffee- Merienda- Principal’s Book of the Month (8:40 am – 9:40 am); Volunteer Appreciation Brunch (10 am – 11 am)
    • May 1 – National Military Appreciation month begins; School Principal’s Day
    • May 6-10 – Children’s Mental Health Matters week; Teacher Appreciation week
    • May 7 – Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 8 – National School Nurse Day
    • May 16 – Spring Concert (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • May 24 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • May 27 – Memorial Day—Offices and schools closed
    • May 31 – Drama Club performance (7 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • June 4 — Parent Information Session/PTA Meeting (6:30 pm – 8 pm)
    • June 5 – Professional day for teachers
    • June 6 – Field Day grades K-2
    • June 7 – Field Day grades 3-5; second semester SSL hours due
    • June 10 – PreK/PEP Promotion/Celebration (9:30 am – 10:30 am)
    • June 11 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic (10 am – 11 am)
    • June 12 – Grades3-4 Awards/Picnic (9:30 am – 10:30 am); Grades 1-2 Awards (2 pm -3 pm); Grade 5 Promotion!
    • June 13 – Last day of school for students! Early release day for all students
    • June 14 – Professional day for teachers
    • June 24 – Report cards mailed

 

 

 

Weekly Scoop for Sept. 28, 2015

Get Your GLEN HAVEN Spirit Gear – The Glen Haven PTA is selling short and long-sleeved T-shirts with our new logo! Short sleeve shirts are $12 and long-sleeve shirts are $15. Order by Oct. 9. Send a check and the form into your child’s teacher.

Check out pics of our PTA playdate on our Facebook page (and like our page if you haven’t already) https://www.facebook.com/glenhavenpta/posts/891442947577870

Kids Helping Kids Food Drive: Once again this year, Glen Haven will be participating in the Kids Helping Kids Food Drive. Please donate any non-perishable items (peanut butter, macaroni and cheese, canned vegetables and fruits, cereal, rice, tuna fish, soups, etc.) between October 5 – 30, 2015. There will be a collection bin near the Main Office and all food collected will be given to Maryland families. Last year we collected 320 pounds. Our goal this year is 352 pounds!

Up This Week:
Oct. 2 – Early Release Day. Remember, with the new school hours, school lets out at 1:20.

A Look Ahead:
Oct. 6 – PTA Informational fair! Dinner/meet & greet will take place from 6:30-7; the information fair will run from 7-8. Free childcare will be provided. Representatives from Bright Eyes and SAC will be there to discuss their before/after school care options.
Oct. 7 – Walk to School Day!
Oct. 15 – Academic Night & Book Fair. More information to come – mark your calendars!
Oct. 16 – NO SCHOOL
Oct. 24 – Join us at the Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park from 2-4 on Oct. 24 for a PTA Playdate. Get to know other parents while the kids play. Please spread the word!
Oct. 30 – Fall Festival. More info to come – mark your calendars

Community Events/Other News

In Case You Missed It: Last week, County Council’s Office of Legislative Oversight issued a report criticizing the school system for not spending $47 million in state aid on programs at schools with low-income families. Here’s the WaPo story and another from Bethesda Magazine. Here are responses from Councilmember Floreen, Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers and BOE President Patricia O’Neill.

Montgomery County’s 29th Annual Community Service Week is set for Oct. 16-25, 2015. MCPS students are encouraged to get involved and make a difference. Students can plan a cleanup or landscaping project at their school, a service learning fair, a mini-walk for the homeless or any other type of project that sparks their passion. This is a great opportunity for parents and students to serve together and a great way to connect with local organizations. Students can register their project or sign up to volunteer at http://www.montgomeryserves.org.

The Friends of the Library, Montgomery County funded Young Voyager Go! Kits and Little Explorer Go! Kits for the county – backpacks that contain books, science tools, and an iPad mini with preloaded apps. The goals of the kits is to get kids excited about science. The Young Voyager kits are recommended for kids grades 3 through 6 and the Little Explorer Go! Kits are available from preschool through 2nd grade. The kits can be borrowed for two-week periods and are available at a number of libraries, including Silver Spring (not available at Wheaton Library).

Have a great Monday from the Weekly Scoop! Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/glenhavenpta or on Twitter at @glenhavenpta. Have something you want to add to the Weekly Scoop? Hit me up at gaylejhope@gmail.com

El Scoop Semanal del Colegio Glen Haven Elementary – 9.28.2015

Consiga su ropa de GLEN HAVEN – La Asociación de padres y maestros (PTA) de Glen Haven está vendiendo camisas de manga corta y larga con el nuevo logo del colegio. Camisetas se venden a $12 y las de manga larga a $15. Pida antes del 9 de octobre. Entreque un cheque y este formulario al profesor de su hijo.

Mire las fotos de la reunión de juegos de la PTA en nuestra página de Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glenhavenpta/posts/891442947577870

Recolección de Alimentos de Niños Ayudan a Niños: Como el año pasado, Glen Haven participará en la recolección de alimentos Niños Ayudan a Niños. Por favor, done cualquier alimento que no se malogra (mantequilla de maní, fideos, verduras y frutas enlatadas, cereales, arroz, etc.) entre el 5 al 30 de octubre de 2015. Se aceptará donaciones en una caja al lado de la oficina principal, y todos los alimentos serán dados a familias en Maryland. El año pasado recolectamos 320 libras de comida – nuesta meta este año es 352 libras.

Esta semana:
2 de octubre – Salida temprana del colegio. Recuerde, con el nuevo horario del colegio, los niños salen a la 1:20.

Más adelante:
6 de octubre – Feria de información de la PTA. Cena y tiempo para conocerse y converrsar entre las 6:30 y 7 pm. La feria corre de 7 a 8 pm. Se proporciona guardería gratuita. Representantes de los programas Bright Eyes y SAC estarán para presentar sus opciones de guardería antes y después del colegio.
7 de octubre – Día de Caminar al Colegio
15 de octubre – Noche académica y Feria del libro. Más información más adelante. Apúnte la fecha en su calendario.
16 de octubre – NO HAY COLEGIO
24 de octubre – Acompáñenos en el parque de Evans Parkway para una reunión de juegos del colegio, de 2 a 4 pm. Conozca a otros padres mientras los niños juegan. Pase la voz.
30 de octubre – Festival del otoño.

Eventos en la comunidad y otras noticias

Por si acaso no se dieron cuenta: La semana pasada, la Oficina de Responsabidad Legislativa divulgó un reporte criticando al sistema de colegios de Montgomery County por no haber gastado $47 millones en ayuda del estado de Maryland para programas que apoyan a las familias de bajo ingreso. Un artículo en el periódico Washington Post aquí y otro en la revista Bethesda Magazine. Aquí se encuentran respuestas de Councilmember Floreen, Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers y BOE President Patricia O’Neill.

Semana de Servicio a la Comunidad de Montgomery County – el 16 al 25 de Octubre. Se animan a los estudiantes a involucrarse y marcar una diferencia en su comunidad. Los estudiantes pueden planear un proyecto de limpieza o trabajo del jardín, una feria para aprendizaje, una caminata para apoyar a los sin techo, o cualquier otro tipo de proyecto que los anime. Es una gran oportunidad para los padres y estudiantes a servir juntos y una buena manera de conectar con organizaciones sin fines de lucro. Los estudiantes pueden registrar su proyecto o apuntarse para ayudar aquí: http://www.montgomeryserves.org.

La organización de apoyo para las bibliotecas, The Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, financió mochilas Young Voyager Go! Kits y Little Explorer Go! Kits para el condado.Las mochilas incluyen libros, instrumentos científicos, y un iPad. La meta es incentivar a los niños a interesarse en las ciencias. Las mochilas Young Voyager se recomiendan para los niños del 3 al 6 grado, y las mochilas Little Explorer Go! Kits para los niños de Pre-K al 2 grado. Las mochilas se prestan para un periodo de 2 semanas, y están disponibles en varias bibliotecas (incluyendo la biblioteca de Silver Spring, pero no de Wheaton).

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El Scoop Semanal del Colegio Glen Haven Elementary – 9.21.2015

Consiga su ropa de GLEN HAVEN – La Asociación de padres y maestros (PTA) de Glen Haven está vendiendo camisas de manga corta y larga con el nuevo logo del colegio. Camisetas se venden a $12 y las de manga larga a $15. Pida antes del 9 de octobre. Entreque un cheque y este formulario al profesor de su hijo.

¡Se acaba el tiempo! Inscriba su hijo en las Actividades después de la escuela:
Lunes: Ciencias (actividades y manualidades de ciencias y ingeniería) – costo $100, comienza oct 5
Martes: Karate (preK a grado 1) – costo $79, comienza sep 24; Español para principiantes (K a grado 1), costo $153, comienza oct 6
Miércoles: Naturaleza (K a grado 2) – costo $80, comienza oct 7
Jueves: Karate (grados 2 a 5) – costo $89, comienza sep 22; Español para principiantes (grados 2 a 5), costo $154 comienza oct 8
Viernes: Fútbol – costo $77, comienza sep 18

¿Está usted recolectando las tapas de sus cajas de productos alimenticios “Box Tops”? ¿Sabe usted qué es un “Box Top”? Glen Haven participa en el programa Box Tops para la Educación – un programa que apoya la PTA con dinero por cada Box Top recolectado. Es fácil: compra un producto que participata en el programa (hay muchos, por ejemplo las bolsas Ziploc, los Keelnex, cereales como Cheeerios, la pizza Totinos, etc.) y corta la tapa de la caja antes de desechar el envoltorio. Sabrá que la marca participa en el programa porque verá un logo que dice “Box Top$ for Education” en el envoltorio. Envíe las tapas al colegio, y el colegio reciba $ de las compañías. ¡Manera fácil de ayudar a nuestros alumnos!

Esta semana:
Miércoles 23 de sep: NO HAY COLEGIO
Sábado 26 de sep: Reunión de juegos para la comunidad de Glen Haven. Acompáñenos en el parquet de Evans Parkway, de 2 a 4 pm el 26 de septiembre. Conózca otros padres mientras juegan los niños. Pase la voz. (Habrá otra reunion el 25 de octobre).

Más adelante:
2 de oct: Salida temprana del colegio. Acúerdese, con el nuevo horario del colegio el día del colegio terminará a la 1:20.
6 de oct – Feria de información sobre la PTA. Cena y conversación de 6:30 a 7 pm; la feria dura de 7 a 8 pm. Se proporciona guardería infantile. Representativos de Bright Eyes y SAC también estarán para hablar sobre sus opciones de guardería antes y después del colegio.
15 de oct: Noche académica y Feria del libro.
16 de oct – NO HAY COLEGIO
30 de oct– Festival del Otoño. Más información luego – apunte en su calendario.

Community Events/Other News

Sligo Middle School patrocina su primer festival S’TEAM Sligo Community Day Festival el 26 de sep (pueden ir allía antes de nuestro día de juegos). El evento incluye presentaciones sobre las ciencias y tecnología (STEM), una galería de arte y estaciones para artesanía infantile. Comida gratis. Más información aquí.

¿Tiene muchos papeles y documentos que necesita hacer tiras? (Todos tenemos…) El condado de Montgomery patrocina un evento para hacer tiras de sus documentos en colegio secundario JFK High School, 1901 Randolph Road el 4 de octubre, de 10 am a 2 pm.

¿Busca más información sobre las propuestas para dejar los exámenes largos del condado? Aquí hay un video.

Para los padres con niños más grandes, el Sistema de bibliotecas está patrocinando un evento en el Kensington Town Hall el 22 de septiembre a las 7 pm, sobre el proceso para solicitar ingreso a una universidad. Más información aquí.

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Weekly Scoop for Sept. 21, 2015

Get Your GLEN HAVEN Spirit Gear – The Glen Haven PTA is selling short and long-sleeved T-shirts with our new logo! Short sleeve shirts are $12 and long-sleeve shirts are $15. Order by Oct. 9. Send a check and the form into your child’s teacher.

Time is running out: Sign up for After School Activities!
Monday: Science (hands-on science & engineering activities) – $100 for 8 weeks, $12.50/class (starts 10/5)
Tuesday: Karate (preK-1) – $79 for 8 weeks, $9.89/class (starts 9/22) and Beginner Spanish (K-1) – $154 for 12 weeks, $12.83/class (starts 10/6)
Wednesday: Nature (K-2) – $80 for 6 weeks, $13.30/class (starts 10/7)
Thursday: Karate (2-5) – $89 for 8 weeks, $11.12/class (starts 9/24) and Introductory Spanish (2-5) – $154 for 12 weeks, $12.83/class (starts 10/8)
Friday: Soccer – $77 for 8 weeks, $9.62/class (starts 9/18)

Are you collecting Box Tops? Do you know what a box top is? Glen Haven participates in Box Tops for Education – a program that provides the PTA with $ for each box top collected. It’s easy, buy a product that participates in the program (there are a lot -Ziploc bags; Kleenex tissues; Cheerios; Totinos pizza rolls) and remember to collect the box top before throwing out the packaging. You’ll know if a company participates because you’ll see a “Box Top$ for Education logo” on the packaging. Send your box tops collection into the school, and the school gets $. Pretty simple way to help out our students!

Up This Week:
Wednesday, Sept. 23 – NO SCHOOL
Saturday, Sept. 26 – Glen Haven Community Play Date! Join us at the Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park from 2-4 on Sept. 26. Get to know other parents while the kids play. Please spread the word! (I’ll be reminding you closer to the date, but we will have another playdate on Oct. 24 – same bat time, same bat place)

A Look Ahead:
Oct. 2 – Early Release Day. Remember, with the new school hours, school lets out at 1:20.
Oct. 6 – PTA Informational fair! Dinner/meet & greet will take place from 6:30-7; the information fair will run from 7-8. Free childcare will be provided. Representatives from Bright Eyes and SAC will be there to discuss their before/after school care options.
Oct. 15 – Academic Night & Book Fair. More information to come – mark your calendars!
Oct. 16 – NO SCHOOL
Oct. 30 – Fall Festival. More info to come – mark your calendars

Community Events/Other News

Sligo Middle School is hosting its first S’TEAM Sligo Community Day Festival on Sept. 26 (go there and then head to our community playdate!). The event will feature STEM presentations, an art gallery and arts and crafts stations. Free food! For more info, check out their flyer.

Do you have a pile of paper that needs shredding? (Don’t we all) The county is hosting a shredding event at JFK High School on 1901 Randolph Road on Oct. 4. The event takes place from 10-2 (the last car must be in line by 2 p.m.)

Interested in learning more about the county’s proposed decision to stop giving long final exams? Here’s a video.

For those parents who have older children, MoCo Public Libraries are hosting an event at the Kensington Town Hall on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. focused on navigating the college admission process. More info here.

Have a great Monday from the Weekly Scoop! Follow us on Facebook or on Twitter at @glenhavenpta. Have something you want to add to the Weekly Scoop? Hit me up at gaylejhope@gmail.com.

El Scoop Semanal del Colegio Glen Haven Elementary – 9.14.2015

Consiga su ropa de GLEN HAVEN – La Asociación de padres y maestros (PTA) de Glen Haven está vendiendo camisas de manga corta y larga con el nuevo logo del colegio. Camisetas se venden a $12 y las de manga larga a $15. Pida antes del 9 de octobre. Entreque un cheque y este formulario al profesor de su hijo.

¡Levanten las manos! ¿Quíen quiere un imán de la PTA de Glen Haven? La PTA está vendiendo imanes a $5 en los eventos de la PTA y del colegio (hasta que se acaben).

Gane diner para Glen Haven cuando compra por Internet. Cuando usted va de compras en Internet por el mall en línea eScrip, una porción del costo irá a apoyar la PTA. Simplemente crea un perfíl y elija Glen Haven como su colegio.

Sí – sigo avanzando con la página de Facebook. Por favor marque “Me gusta” (Like) en nuestra página. Le prometo no llenar su cuenta de Facebook con videos de gatitos.

¿Tiene una cuenta de Twitter? Siga a la PTA en @glenhavenpta, siga al colegio @GlenHavenES y siga a la Dra. Ennis en @Principal_Ennis. Mire las fotos buenísimas de nuestros eventos.

Se acaba el tiempo: Apúntese para las Actividades después del colegio
Lunes: Ciencias (actividades y manualidades de ciencias y ingeniería) – costo $100, comienza oct 5
Martes: Karate (preK a grado 1) – costo $79, comienza sep 24; español para principiantes (K a grado 1), costo $153, comienza oct 6
Miércoles: Naturaleza (K a grado 2) – costo $80, comienza oct 7
Jueves: Karate (grados 2 a 5) – costo $89, comienza sep 22; español para principiantes (grados 2 a 5), costo $154 comienza oct 8
Viernes: Fútbol – costo $77, comienza sep 18
¿Dudas? Envíe un correo a Lucy Hick en lucy.hick@gmail.com

Esta semana
14 de sep: NO HAY COLEGIO
18 de sep: Música instrumental – reunion para padres (de 7 a 8)

En el future
23 de sep: NO HAY COLEGIO
26 de sep: Reunión de juegos para la comunidad de Glen Haven. Acompáñenos en el parquet de Evans Parkway, de 2 a 4 pm el 26 de septiembre. Conózca otros padres mientras juegan los niños. Pase la voz. (Habrá otra reunion el 25 de octobre).
2 de oct: Salida temprana del colegio. Acúerdese, con el nuevo horario del colegio el día del colegio terminará a la 1:20.
15 de oct: Noche académica y Feria del libro.

Otras noticias
¿Sabía usted en cuáles días está cerrada el colegio? ¿Los días de salida temprana? Montgomery County ha puesto su calendario académico en Internet aquí.

Y más de calendarios…la Junta de Educación ha aprobado tentativamente la nueva política IDA – El calendario escolar que es la nueva política que controla los procesos para desarrollar, adoptar y repartir el calendario escolar. Use esta forma para dar su opinión antes del 9 de octubre. Más informacion aquí.

La Junta de Educación ha aprobado tentativamente la política IKA – Notaciones y reportes , la cual reemplazará los exámenes semestrales del final del año para los cursos en la secundario – se reemplaza con exámenes cada cuatro del año. Aunque los estudiantes de la secundaria no se afectan ahora, más adelante sí. Para dar su opinión, use este formulario antes del 19 de octubre. Más información aquí y en este artículo del Washington Post.

El condado patrocina una reunion para actualizar la comunidad sobre la Nueva Bibiloteca de Wheaton y el Centro de Recreo para la Comunidad. Renión el 21 de septiembre de 7 a 9 pm en el Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Montgomery County patrocina el tercer Picnic Anual de la Amistad en el parquet Wheaton Regional Park el 20 de septiembre de 1 a 5 pm. El evento reune las diversas comunidades en Wheaton para compartir nuestras culturas, tradiciones y creencías. Se proporcionarán comida, refrescos y entretenamiento.

El parquet Wheaton Regional Park se actualizará. Para más información, mire aquí – y parece que recibiremos invitaciones para dar nuestra opinión por medio de encuestas y reuniones. Daremos más información cuándo la obtengamos.