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PTA Newsletter – March 6

Volume 26   |    Welcome  March! Edition   |   March 6, 2018

Upcoming Events March 6th – March 19th:


March 7th, 7 pm: PTA meeting, Glebe Library

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

March 11th, 8 pm: Spring After School Enrichment Registration Opens

March 12th – 15th: Book Fair: Glebe Library

March 14th, 1:26pm: Early Release Dismissal

March 15th, 8 pm: After School Enrichment Registration Closes

March 16th: Last Day to Order Yearbooks

March 16th: Last Day to Submit Entries for Rhyme & Cheese

March 16th 7 pm: Spring Showdown, Wakefield High School

March 16th: Last Day for Family Auction Donations

Ongoing: Auction Registration – Don’t Miss Out on This Great Night: https://www.studentinfohub.net/GEPTA/public.taf


Spring Enrichment Opens

March 11th, 8 pm

Spring Enrichment Registration is just around the corner!  Registration begins on Sunday, March 11, 8PM.  The Spring catalog and schedule is available on the Glebe PTA web site, here.  
 


Enrichment Team Needs New Members

The Enrichment Committee is seeking new members!  Do you love the enrichment classes currently being offered and want them to continue?  Do you not see classes that your son/daughter may be interested in and want to help bring those classes to Glebe.  The Enrichment Committee is looking for 2-3 volunteers to serve on the committee; responsibilities include being a liaison with current vendors and teachers, exploring new programs to offer, and corresponding with the parents of kids who are enrolled in classes.  Now is your chance to secure your spot and help make the after school enrichment program great for the Glebe community!  If you are interested in joining the committee please contact Jessica Burke (email), Christina Caretti (email), Beth Feldpush (email), or Lynda Ramirez-Blust (email).

Book Fair

March 12th – 15th, Glebe Library

Update your home bookshelf with a purchase at the annual book fair.

Students will have the opportunity to buy books on Monday, March 12th and Thursday, March 15th during the school day. Lists of books and featured materials will be sent home, to help parents discuss choices with their students. Family shopping hours will be:

  • Monday, March 12th: 8:15 – 8:45 am; Students ALSO can purchase during class time
  • Tuesday, March 13th: between 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, March 14th: (early release) between 1:30-3:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 15th: Students can purchase during class time from 9:00 – 11:00 am

Cash, credit cards, and checks accepted for payment. Checks should be made out to: Glebe PTA.

Volunteers Needed before the book fair to set up, and during the fair to sell books!!!  Please sign up here: https://www.glebepta.org/volunteer/?sheet_id=32


Spring Showdown

March 16th 7 pm @ Wakefield High School

Cheer on our fantastic Glebe teachers as the battle the Long Branch Elementary teachers in an epic and friendly basketball battle.

Tickets: Adults $5 / Kids $2

Volunteers Needed: https://www.glebepta.org/volunteer/?sheet_id=34


Glebe Online Spiritwear

Glebers make sure you are wearing your spiritwear for the Spring Showdown!  Need new Spriritwear?

no worries! You can order it at our new online store:https://www.glebepta.org/store/

 

 

 

 

 


Are you crafty? We need volunteers to help create the decorations for the Glebe Auction. Sign up here: https://www.glebepta.org/volunteer/?sheet_id=33
Family Donation Deadline fast approaching! Reminder that March 16th is the deadline to make a Family Monetary Donation or to donate a service, good or party? Donate here: https://www.studentinfohub.net/GEPTA/public.taf?view=donation

Rhyme & Cheese

March 21st  7 pm, Multipurpose Room

Rhyme and Cheese will be held on Wednesday, March 21st from 7 – 8 pm. The submission deadline is Friday, March 16th. Entry forms can be placed in the Rhyme and Cheese Box in the Front Lobby.


Calling all Rising Kindergarteners!!

It is that time of the year…we are looking for rising kindergarten students!  We count on our registrations to guide us in how many kindergarten classes we will have for the 2018-2019 school year so please come in to register your rising kindergartner early.  Kindergartners for the 2018-19 school year will need to be five years old by September 30, 2018.  This group of kindergartners will be the graduating class of 2031!

If you have a rising kindergartner, I would love to send home a packet with your Gleber, please email me at Jamie.borg@apsva.us and I will send one home with your older student.  If you know of children in your neighborhood please encourage them to come by and register.


Reminders:

    • 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: glebeyearbook1718@gmail.com 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 glebepyearbook1718@gmail.com for instructions.
    • Purchase your Yearbook ONLINE here: http://www.ybpay.lifetouch.com YEARBOOK ID: 13276018
    • Shop for SPIRITWEAR anytime ONLINEhttps://www.glebepta.org/store/

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email us at: glebepta@gmail.com

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