Be a Part of the MES/LV PTA COOKBOOK
SUBMIT RECIPES HERE
The MES/LV PTA invites you to submit recipes for the MES/LV PTA Cookbook. Let’s celebrate all the delicious diversity represented in our school by sharing recipes from around the world!
Recipes from our families will be compiled into a professionally published, beautiful HARDBACK cookbook. The estimated delivery date is May 2 – just in time for Mother’s Day. The cost is only $15 per book. You may pre-order now to guarantee your copy – just send in the COOKBOOK ORDER FORM in your child’s backpack with cash or check made out to MES/LV PTA.
Click here to SUBMIT RECIPES by March 2
10th Annual International Night on Feb 28th!
Travel the world in one evening! Would you like to showcase a country? You can help make this night a success by setting up a table or station to provide display artifacts, food samples, information, kid’s activity or a small performance depicting a region & its culture. Everyone is encouraged to dress up in traditional attire at this event.
Please contact Avni Jain (email@example.com) or Manisha Peshwa (240-643-6383 or firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to participate.
Read-A-Thon is underway! (2/3-2/23)
We are tapping into the wonder and imaginary world of storybooks and their characters for the theme of this year’s Read-A-Thon. Our goal this year is to log 100,000 minutes as a school. We will track reading minutes achieved and, each week, there will be prizes and incentives for top classes and top readers within each class.
Just a few easy steps to get started:
1. Parents create an account and log onto the website: http://www.athonix.com.
2. Parents manage their list of students; for each student you will provide his/her first name, last name and teacher.
3. Parents input the minutes read by Sunday at 6:00 p.m. for that particular week.
4. Any questions, please contact Ofelia Devereux at email@example.com.
Get excited and get ready to read, read, READ!
First week winners:
Kindergarten – Jeffers
1st grade – Moxley
2nd grade – Jarczynski
3rd grade – McGregor
4th grade – Guth
5th grade – D’Agnese
Overall – 4th grade
Matsunaga Milk Run Featured in PTO Today!
PTO Today magazine interviewed Matsunaga Mom, Kim Summers, to highlight the amazing MES Milk Run & Health Fair annual event that Kim has organized along with other parent volunteers for the past three years.
The event serves as a model program that brings families and community together to learn about healthy living. Congratulations, Kim!
Check out the article at: http://www.ptotoday.com/pto-today-articles/article/1375-milk-run-delivers-fun
Nominations for PTA Board 2014-2015
Nominate yourself or a friend for a position on the MES/LV PTA Executive Board and get involved in our amazing schools next year!
As a member of our PTA Executive Board, you can help develop activities, choose fundraisers, organize clubs, get to know the staff and administrators and stay informed on all of the latest things happening in MCPS!
Click for Nomination Form. Nominations are due February 21, 2014.
There are many different positions that may complement YOUR talents!
If you have any questions about the nominating committee, contact the Nomination Committee Chair, Kim Penn, at firstname.lastname@example.org or questions about PTA, contact the current PTA President, Lisa Griffith, at email@example.com.
Silent Auction is Coming – We need your help!
We are gearing up for an amazing auction on 3/21/14, the PTA’s largest fundraiser of the year. We need your help in procuring all kinds of items from restaurant gift certificates to unique experiences. Please check out the Silent Auction web page which allows you to submit an Auction Donation or print out Donation Request letter and form to present to potential vendors!
Superintendent Starr Visits Our School!
See how many familiar faces you can find in the MCPS video about Dr. Starr’s first Community Day from 10/14: Click HERE for video
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