Week of February 6, 2017

PTA Meeting on 2/7

The next PTA meeting will be at 7 pm on Tuesday February 7th. Our guest speaker will be Anthony Carducci who will discuss guardianship awareness and asset protection. See this flyer for details.

Valentines Parties on 2/14

Valentine’s Day Parties will be held on Tuesday, February 14th.  Your child’s teacher will provide specific information about the class party.  If you do not want your child to participate,  return the form that was sent home this past week.  If we do not receive the form indicating your child should not participate, he/she will be included in the party activities.

Julius West Middle School Articulation Night on 2/6

Julius West Middle School invites 5th grade parents to their Articulation Night starting at 7:30pm on Monday February 6th. If your student has an IEP please arrive at 7 pm. The purpose of this event is to provide information about the registration process and their school program. The goal is to raise confidence and ease anxieties as your child transitions into Middle School.

Gaithersburg MS Information on 2/11


On Friday, Visitors from Gaithersburg Middle School will share information about middle school with our fifth grade students.

Gaithersburg MS International Night on 2/24

GMS will host its International Night on Friday, February 24th, from 6:30 to 9 pm. GMS is located at 2 Teachers’ Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. The event is free. 

Gaithersburg MS International Exchange Program

The GMS FI program is organizing an international exchange program with a middle school near Paris. They will host 13 students for 8 days this spring and  are raising funds to support activities while they are here. They hope that this first French Exchange will become an annual tradition at GMS, and that forging this lasting bond with French students will benefit all the future GMS FI students who are now at Maryvale.

Gaithersburg MS Fundraiser on 2/9

 GMS is going to have a fundraiser at Rockin Jump in Gaithersburg on Thursday, Feb 9, from 4 to 8 pm.  Rockin Jump will offer a discounted rate of $20 for 2 hours of jump time when mention is made of GMS or the French Exchange and money will be donated back to the group! See this flyer for details.

Rockville HS Cluster Concert on 2/8

On behalf of the instrumental music teachers in the cluster you are invited you to the annual Cluster Concert on Wednesday, February 8 at 7pm in the Rockville High School auditorium.

The evening will feature over 400 of the cluster’s student musicians on stage in various ensembles! All of the elementary students will have an opportunity to perform with students from Wood Middle School, and the advanced middle school students will perform with the instrumentalists at RHS. The evening will close with a combined performance of the Wood and Rockville jazz bands.

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