Week of February 13, 2017

Yang Academy Summer Camp Registration

The Yang Academy Summer Camps will take place August 7-18, 2017.  

Camp will be 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, at 111 Central Ave. Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

To register, please see the links below.  

French Camp Form
 Math Camp Form 

For more information, please visit yangacademy.com/sc or email sc@yangacademy.com.  

Bruce Kapel Performance at the French Embassy

The Embassy of France in Washington D.C. will be hosting the world-renowned musician, singer, and choreographer Brice Kapel this March 29th and 30th for three kid-oriented interactive concerts. Maryvale students are invited. Brice will mostly sing in French, and so this concert is of particular interest to students learning French, however it is open to all! 

The concert is free for all students and their chaperones and teachers. There are 200 places available for each concert and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. There will be a 10am and 12pm concert on March 29th and a 10am concert on March 30th, each concert lasting one hour. Contact the Embassy directly or RSVP here:  Invitation to Brice Kapel Concert – RSVP Form.

See these flyers for more information: English French

Aid Needed for Student’s Family

A former Maryvale student lost his home and all of his family’s belongings in a house fire this past weekend. He is a current Kindergartner at Meadow Hall ES. Ms. Platt (Kemp) is collecting donations to purchase gift cards for the family. If you would like to contribute please put your donation in her mailbox. Any amount is greatly appreciated. Please contact Ms. Platt at Erin_L_Kemp@mcpsmd.org if you have any questions.

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.

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.

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