Week of April 16, 2018

Restaurant Night on Monday 4/16

Help support the school and have a great family dinner out at Silver Diner in Rockville from 5 pm to 8 pm. Use your Silver Diner “Eat Well, Do Well” card and the PTA will get a percentage of your bill. For more information see https://www.silverdiner.com/ewdw-rewards.


Movie Night on Friday 2/23

The PTA will show The Lorax on Friday April 27th. We will have pizza and snacks available for purchase. Please see this flyer for details.

Montgomery County Chapter of Decoding Dyslexia

Do you have a struggling reader who is just not making progress? Is your child dyslexic? Do you want to learn more about what is happening within MCPS and how parents/teachers are trying to make change?

Please attend the April 19th meeting of the Montgomery County chapter of Decoding Dyslexia.

Where: Siena School, 1300 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20901


6:45-7:30 This is the time to discuss individual students, learn from other parents and advocates, ask questions about the IEP process etc.

7:30-8:30: Updates at state and county levels.
MDSE’s Technical Assistance Bulletin on Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment: Learn how we can use this to advocate to dyslexic students.
April 17th meeting with MCPS Administrators
New ELA and Math curriculum in place of Curriculum 2.0
Advocacy – Next Steps

Help Us ADVOCATE for our kids!

Event: MCPS Board of Education Meeting

Date: April 24th

When: 6pm

Where: 850 Hungerford Drive

Parents / students will sign up to provide testimony to BOE
Please come to show your support and the importance of screening for dyslexia and appropriate intervention.
Bring family, friends to show support.
Make signs, wear red.
If you have questions, please contact Kelly O’Keefe.