PTA Newsletter – February 6


Volume 22   |   The School Year is Half Over Edition   |   February 6, 2018

Upcoming Events February 6th – February 19th:

February 7th, 7 pm: PTA Meeting – – Gifted Program and Middle School Principal Search Presentation, Glebe Library

February 9th, 8:30 am: Walk, Ride, or Roll to School

February 9th, 7 pm: Summer Activities Fair, Kenmore Middle School

February 14th: Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 1:26 pm: Early Release

February 16th, 8:30 am: Walk, Ride, or Roll to School

February 19th: NO SCHOOL, President’s Day

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

Dining Nights

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

Glebe Art Camp

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of Glebe’s own Summer Art Camp with Glebe Art team, Mrs. Lewis nd Mrs. Westergren. Mark your calendars for the week of June 25th – June 29th, 2018 (the first week after schools out). Keep your eyes peeled for more info about this year’s adventures. Official registration forms will be sent out in a few wek’s, but feel free to let us know ASAP if your child plans to be part of the fun.

A little info:

This is a half day cam: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Camp is open to all K – 5 Glebe students (same age friends, neighbors, and visiting family welcome)

We work in the Glebe art rooms and outside

Cost per camper is $250

Contact info: or

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

Yearbook Sales Continue

February 2nd

Forms for yearbook purchases went home on Friday, February 2nd and sales will continue through March 16th. Delivery is in June.  Additionally, you can purchase your yearbook ONLINE here:

YEARBOOK ID: 13276018

Yearbook Photos Needed

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 pictures,  you can do a direct upload!

-Enter your name, email, and password information to create an account with our yearbook designer.
-You will need to activate your account to get started. You’ll receive an activation email immediately.
-Once you have activated your account, sign in and follow instructions.
-You can then begin to upload photos, 5 pictures at a time. 
-Please provide a description of each picture.
If you need another way to provide pictures, please email glebeyearbook1718@gmail directly and we can accommodate you in any way to get your pictures! Zip drives, Shutterfly, google pictures, iPhone libraries, etc. THANK YOU! 

Multicultural Night

February 22nd 7 pm

Want to be a GLOBAL HERO? The Multicultural Night committee is looking for volunteers to host foreign country tables. We have 20 countries represented, but we’d like more. Over 30 languages are spoken at Glebe, and we would love to have them all represented! The displays can be elaborate or simple, and you do not have to be from a foreign country to participate. Families have represented countries they have visited or lived in. For more information, contact Sarah Bogdanovich ( or 727-421-7321).

We also need volunteers to help with set-up, registration, and clean-up at Multicultural Night – please sign up here:


The Annual Auction is right around the corner – so save the date: Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6 pm – 10pm.

Glebe Super Hero Families–A reminder to please sign up to donate to the Glebe Spring Auction.

Either donate an Item & Experience Donations or Family Monetary Donations.  To learn more about how you can help, click here:


(Fill out an online form to tell us about your donation.)

To Register:  
(Register to attend and get a bidder number, give a Family Monetary Donation, and buy Live Auction Raffle Tickets and drink bands.)

4th Grade Parents Social

Each grade has funds from the PTA to have a grade wide social event – looks like the 4th grade families had a great night out!  Plan your grade social event soon – questions, email

Crayon Initiative Update

We are sending in our third shipment of the school year to the Crayon Initiative.  This year so far we have recycled 99 pounds of crayons!!!  Thank you for your support for this project.


    • 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!

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