This month’s PTA Meeting will be ONLINE ONLY due to the COVID-19 shutdown!
Originally scheduled for May 5, the meeting will now be held on Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 PM.
Meeting notes, presentation slides, audio recordings and other related materials are posted after every PTA meeting at despta.org/meeting-records.
Our schools are closed, our kids are stuck at home… what’s a parent to do?
Here are some online resources that might help…
Shutdown-related posts on this website
- What to do during the Coronavirus shutdown
- Fun fact: Our kids have online school accounts!
- Websites and other online resources
- Recommended homeschool resources
- Eureka Math and more!
- Coronavirus advice for parents of children with autism
- A letter from Hogwarts
- Harry Potter at Home
If you find a broken link below, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org!
- MCPS Coronavirus Information page
- MCPS Instructional Activities Center
- Emergency Closure Meals Service for MCPS Students
Articles and pages on other websites
- 12 Famous Museums Offering Virtual Tours
- CertifiKID Explore, Play & Save – A collection of resources to help parents
- Children’s National Rise and Shine – Advice for keeping kids happy and healthy
- Education companies offering free subscriptions
- Ideas for Quarantine/Social Distancing
- The Mega List of Sanity-Saving Ideas for Families
- Virtual Field Trips
- Watch Broadway Musicals for Free Online
We’ve posted the first chapter of Sorcerer’s Stone, and there should be more to come!
Submissions from parents and teachers are encouraged! If you have an audio or video recording to share, please email email@example.com.
Note: In accordance with the open license guidelines, chapter readings posted on this website are not open to the public. To access them, your child must log into the PTA site with their MCPS student account — the same one they use for online school.
The first graders had a workshop/assembly on January 21st with Eric Energy!
HERO Boys is a youth development and engagement program for boys in 3rd – 5th grades. Using running as a base activity HERO Boys inspires boys to discover the character and courage that resides inside each one of them to be brave, stand for that which is right, and use their talents and strengths to lead and set the positive example amongst their peers. The school-based program is 8 weeks long and culminates with the Dol Finn Dash and/or Kids on the Run race.
Season: March 9 – May 11, 2020
Training: Mondays, 8:00am – 9:15 am
Races: Saturday, May 9th, 2020 – Kids on the Run (Bohrer Park)
Contact: Meaghan Parrott (firstname.lastname@example.org)
* Fee does not include cost of optional Kids on the Run race
To register starting Tuesday March 3rd at 9:00 am and for more information about HERO Boys see www.heroboys.org.
For the first time in four years, Montgomery County students will return to classes before Labor Day next year.
The county school board on Tuesday afternoon finalized the academic calendar for the 2020-21 school year, which shows classes will begin on Aug. 31 and end June 16.
Schools will be open on Inauguration Day and closed for a professional day that coincides with the Muslim holiday of Eid.
Our directory is not only an important resource but also a vital fundraiser for our PTA! With that in mind, we are thrilled to be working with AtoZ Connect again to help us produce the best possible directory for our community — both our traditional hard copy and our mobile directory app.
Think about it… promoting your business, firm, practice and community partnership in our directory is an ideal way to connect directly with other school families all the while supporting our school. Win-Win!
There are a few premium spots left and we’d love for these to go to our families! Half-price specials on premium pages are also still available. Don’t miss out!
Please contact Pegah Bozorgnia at 301-471-8487 or PegahB@CaliberHomeLoans.com now to put a hold on your spot. The directory will be going to the printer very soon, so don’t delay. Contact Pegah by November 20th.
Our school uses a web-based system that enables parents to verify and edit their own directory listings.
To ensure we have the most up-to-date information for your family, please follow the instructions below to log in and verify your data using the Verification Wizard. This will only take 5 minutes of your time.
Click on the Auto Login Link below to log in and create/enter your own unique password for our school. Even if you have a login for a different school, you must verify your data for our school independently.
Your Username: Your Email
While verifying your data, be sure to indicate if you’re interested in advertising in our directory. It is a great way to support our school and promote your business!
You can access the directory at login.atozconnect.com or with the AtoZ Connect app on your Apple or Android device.
If you have any technical issues with the software, email email@example.com and they will be sure to respond.
If you have any school-specific directory questions, feel free to email Pegah Bozorgnia on the Directory committee.
The Scholastic Book Fair will be here from November 14-22! We’ll have an amazing selection of books, a late night raffle, and more! Book fair flyers will be going home with students in the next week, but in the meantime, we need parent volunteers to set up the book fair, help out at our events, help kids purchase books, and pack up the fair! Click on the following link to sign up: https://signup.com/go/BduuBiK