Week of September 24, 2018

Special Education Advisory Committee

Please see this message about the SEAC:

Hello Maryvale Families,

My name is Elizabeth Fischer and I am the PTA Special Education Liaison.  I am here to talk to you if you have questions and want a parent’s perspective on working with MCPS and your special needs child.   Both my kids have had  IEP’s through MCPS.   I can be reached via email at Elizabethfischer@verizon.net

I wanted to let you know about the Special Education Advisory Committee. This committee (SEAC) meets the last Thursday of the month from 7-9pm at the Carver Education Services Auditorium.  The address is 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.   SEAC meetings cover a variety of topics each month regarding Special Education services in MCPS.

Fall Fling

The 15th Annual Fall Fling Carvinal and Silent Auction needs your help to be a success. The Fall Fling will be held on Saturday October 27th from 3 pm to 7 pm at the Michael & Son Sportsplex at Rockville. Families can help us offset the cost of our carnival by sponsoring activities. All family sponsors will have their name advertised. Your donations are TAX DEDUCTIBLE! Check which activities you want to sponsor on this SignUpGenius and submit payment on our website. Please note that you’re sponsoring Fall Fling items when you submit your payment. Keep up to date with the Fall Fling on our website.

Rockville High Mini Cheer Camp

The Rockville High School Varsity Cheer Squad would like to invite anyone who is in grade K-8 to attend their mini-cheer camp during the first week in October.   It will culminate with the chance to cheer at the home football community night game on Oct. 5th.  Please fill out the registration form and return it with the fee.   They look forward to working with our future Rams.

Decoding  Dyslexia Maryland

Please see this message from Decoding Dyslexia Maryland:

Is your child falling behind in reading? Is your child struggling in reading and you still don’t know why? Is your child dyslexic and not receiving the right services?  Please join us this year to learn more about MCPS’ reading instruction, accessing services, and advocacy to make change for your child and all kids within MCPS and accessing services through MCPS.

Decoding  Dyslexia Maryland is a parent and teacher led advocacy group with chapters in most counties. The goal of our organization is to raise awareness about dyslexia, empower parents of struggling readers, and educate to make change.

Our Fall Meetings:

  • September 27
  • October 25
  • December 6

What time: 7-9 pm

Where: Siena School, 1300 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20901. Please park behind the school and enter through the double, silver doors.

Questions: Please contact Kelly O’Keefe (kok1922 at gmail.com)