PTA Meeting on Tuesday 10/4

The next PTA meeting will be on Tuesday October 4th at 7 pm in the Maryvale Media Center. Childcare will be available. Our guest speaker this month is from the City of Rockville. They will provide information about how to access different community resources, including housing, subsidized utilities, cheap/free computers, food drive, free Christmas gifts, free English As a Second Language classes and more.

Earle B. Wood Middle School Open House on Tuesday 10/4

Families of 5th grade students are invited to attend an open house at Earle B. Wood Middle School on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. The visit will include a brief informational meeting at 8:30 am and classroom visits from 9:15 am – 11:00 am. The address is 14615 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20853.

Fall Fling on Saturday October 29th

Maryvale’s most fun FUNdraiser, The 13th Annual Fall Fling Silent Auction and Carnival, is Saturday, Oct 29th from 1-5 at Maryvale, RAIN OR SHINE.

This is a huge silent auction for the parents and a huge carnival for the kids.

Little toy trinkets that are cluttering your house are needed for our Grab Bags. Please send to school in a bag labeled “Anne Simcox, Fall Fling.”

We still need help to make the Fall Fling a success. Please consider volunteering for a Fall Fling Subcommittee. The subcommittee sign up lists can be downloaded in English and Spanish. We also need sponsors. Sponsorship forms werw sent home with your children. You can return forms to Anne Simcox and contact her at anne-marie_simcox@mcpsmd.org and 240-687-3335 (texts only – no voicemails). Thank you for your help!

Special Education Advisory Committee

Here is the MCPS Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) schedule for 2016-17. All meetings are at Carver Eductional Services Center located at 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850 from 7-9pm.

  • October 27
  • November 17
  • December 12
  • January 26
  • February 23
  • March 23
  • April 27
  • May 25

Clothing to Cash

Remember to deposit any old clothing in the Clothing to Cash bin at the entrance to the parking lot. This is an easy way for us to raise funds for the Maryvale PTA. We get paid for every pound of textiles that gets donated to that box.

All collected clothing in:

  • good or better condition is given a second life at thrift stores here in the U.S.
  • less than good condition will be repurposed (I.E. items worn out could be turned into rags )
  • poor condition or less will be processed for recycling

Recycling happens as the last resort. They accept ALL Clothing, in ALL Conditions; this is what makes Clothing to Cash unique.

Box Tops

Please continue sending in Box Tops for Education. The two grades (K-2nd and 3rd-5th) with the most box tops will receive a sweet treat!

Young Rembrandts

Does your child enjoy art or like to draw? We are excited to introduce a new art after-school program to Maryvale families on Wednesdays starting Oct 19. Enrollment starts now! Art program fliers are also sent home from school for those who want to mail in enrollment.

For additional information, feel free to contact Maryvale’s Program and Event Chair Cindy Jacobs at programs@maryvalepta.org or see this flier.

Kaizen Karate

Are you still looking for activities to fill Thursday afternoons? Do you want your kids to burn off some energy and build confident?

Kaizen Karate is coming to Maryvale! Please register online for the program on Thursdays, starting Oct. 6! For additional information, please email programs@maryvalepta.org or see this flier.

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