PTA Newsletter – February 20

Volume 24   |   President’s Week Edition   |   February 20, 2018

Upcoming Events February 20th – March 5th:

February 19th: President’s Day – – No School

February 20th 5:00 – 8:00 pm: Dining Night @ Rocklands BBQ

February 22nd, 6:30 – 8 pm: Multicultural Night, Glebe

February 23rd, 8:30 am: Walk, Ride, or Roll to School

March 1st, 1:26pm: Early Release Dismissal/ Parent Teacher Conference

March 2nd: No School – – Parent Teacher Conferences

Ongoing: Auction Registration – Don’t Miss Out on This Great Night:

Dining Night

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 5 – 8 pm: Rocklands Barbeque, 3471 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA – make sure to MENTION GLEBE – – 20% of the proceeds go to the school





Multicultural Night

February 22nd 6:30 – 8 pm

Join the Glebe community on a global journey as you search for clues in a Global Scavenger Hunt. Support your classmates as they showcase their culture. Sample international foods and enter to win raffle prizes. Be a Global Hero!





Glebers, Be Creative!

Create a new design for our spiritwear! The winning design will be featured on new spiritwear and you’ll receive $50 to spend in our online store!

*Color, paint or draw whatever comes into your imagination! Please use 8.5 X 11 paper. Submit as many designs as you’d like!

*Bring your designs to the office by March 2nd

*The winning design will be chosen by Eve Rutzen, Glebe Teacher of the Year, and Sushma Gulati, Assistant Teacher of the year!

*See our current designs at


Help with the Auction!
PTA Auction and Social Business Donation Phone Bank–Friday March 2, 2018, 2-4PM
Come one! Come all! The Glebe PTA Auction Committee is looking for a few good parents to join us in ensuring that our 2018 Spring Auction and Social is one of the most successful yet.  If you have 2 hours of time to donate to the PTA, please join us to assist in making follow up calls to businesses who have supported Glebe Elementary PTA in the past and just haven’t committed yet for this year.
We will provide talking points, wine and cheese and a place for your Glebers to play (school is closed March 2nd for Parent/Teacher C
onferences) while you make calls to help make the auction a fundraising success!

Even Superheroes Need Some Help

We have a SUPERHERO among us!  Our first grader, Henry Glassman, is fighting Neuroblastoma like a true superhero.  Please continue to help support him and his family by signing up to bring them a meal.


    • Have Box Tops?  You can turn these in to the collection box in the Front Lobby!
    • Please consider bringing in food for our FOOD NOURISHMENT initiative. Cart is in the Front Lobby!
    • Have used crayons? Our broken, used crayons are being collected and re-purposed. Just drop them off in the main office collection bin or in your child’s classroom!
    • Have Photos? In order to fill those yearbooks we need YOUR PICTURES!  Please send high resolution photos to: Please include the name of the activity and what grade(s) are represented.  If you have a large quantity of photos you can do a direct upload, contact for instructions.
    • Purchase your Yearbook ONLINE here: YEARBOOK ID: 13276018
    • Shop for SPIRITWEAR anytime ONLINE

Thank You’s

  • Cornelia Lesh and Marybeth Sancho for encouraging our kids to walk, bike and ride in all sorts of weather!

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