Vol. 28| IT’S AUCTION WEEK! Edition | March 19, 2019
March 17-21 – Spring Enrichment REGISTRATION
March 18-21 – Book Fair – Glebe Library
March 19 – DOROTHY HAMM MS PTSA Meeting
March 20 – Dining Night – Pupatella
March 22 – Happy On Wheels assemblies – Glebe
March 23 – Glebe Social & Auction Gala – Knights of Columbus
POSTPONED – Rhyme & Cheese Night – Glebe Multipurpose Room
April 1 – NO SCHOOL
April 3 – PTA Meeting – Glebe Library
March 7-April 5 – Outdoor Lab Summer Camp Registration
April 15-19 – NO SCHOOL – SPRING BREAK
April 23 – DOROTHY HAMM MS PTSA Meeting
May 28 – DOROTHY HAMM MS PTSA Meeting
Spring 2019 Enrichment Classes
Registration for Spring 2019 Enrichment classes begins this Sunday, March 17th at 8 pm and will run until Thursday, March 21st, 8 pm. The schedule and catalog are attached to this email and can also be found online at https://www.glebepta.org/extras/after-school-enrichment/. The registration link will also appear here on Sunday night.
Be sure to register early, as some classes fill up quickly. Registration in a class is a commitment to pay for the class; classes dropped at the last minute may cause issues with whether or not the class is held. Most classes begin on Tuesday, April 2nd (before Spring break!).
We are also looking for a few good volunteers – if interested in joining our enrichment team and helping our robust program, please contact Jessica Burke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you enjoy the classes we have organized for you!
To view more details for each class, please click here for the Spring Enrichment Classes 2019 Catalog.
The Glebe After School Enrichment Committee: Jessica Burke, Christina Caretti, Beth Feldpush, Jacqueline Lotts and Lynda Ramirez-Blust
Registration begins online at 8PM on Sunday, March 17th and runs through 8PM Thursday, March 21st. Classes start Tuesday, April 2nd. Visit https://www.glebepta.org/extras/after-school-enrichment/ for more details. When registering, please keep in mind that it is a commitment to pay for the class. Refunds after a class has started are determined strictly by the vendor. For immediate questions, suggestions or ideas for future classes, contact Beth Feldpush at email@example.com.
Mondays: April 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10 *Bookworm starts April 22 and ends June 17
Tuesdays: April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28
Wednesdays: April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Thursdays: April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Fridays: April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 *Rugby starts Apr. 12 and ends June 7
El catálogo con más detalles estará disponible en el sitio web del PTA (www.glebepta.com). La inscripción estará abierta desde el Domingo 17 de Marzo 8pm hasta el Jueves 21 de Marzo. Las clases comienzan el Lunes 1 de Octubre. Cuando inscriba a su niño(a) tenga en cuenta que esto le compromete a pagar por la clase. El reembolso del dinero una vez que la clase ha comenzado depende del vendedor. Si tiene cualquier pregunta, idea o sugerencia para clases futuras, por favor contacte a: Beth Feldpush (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lunes: Abril 8, 22, 29, Mayo 6, 13, 20, Junio 3, 10 *Bookworm comienza April 22 y termina Junio 17 Martes: Abril 2, 9, 23, 30, Mayo 7, 14, 21, 28
Miércoles: Abril 3, 10, 24, Mayo 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Jueves: Abril 4, 11, 25, Mayo 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Viernes: Abril 5, 12, 26, Mayo 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 *Rugby comienza Apr. 12 y termino ends Junio 7
March 18-21, Glebe Library
Monday, March 18 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday, March 19 from 8-9:30 am
Wednesday, March 20 from 8-9:30 am
Dining Night at Pupatella
Wednesday, March 20th, 3 pm – close
Our last dining night at Pupatella in October was a huge success! Take a break from cooking dinner on Wednesday, March 20, and head over to Pupatella (5104 Wilson Blvd. Arlington VA). Mention Glebe Elementary when you order. The PTA gets a percentage of the proceeds for Glebe events and activities! Tell your friends too!
Happy on Wheels
Friday, March 22
Happy on Wheels will come to Glebe and present to our kiddos during daytime assemblies. about overcoming adversity. Ask them what they learned!
Glebe Spring Social & Auction
March 23 – Knights of Columbus
The annual Glebe PTA Social & Auction is this Saturday, March 23rd from 6-10pm at Knights of Columbus, Arlington. The Social & Auction is a super fun evening of socializing, and supporting Glebe!
Don’t miss it! Register to attend and get more information here: https://www.glebepta.
Rhyme & Cheese Night
POSTPONED to the End of April – Multipurpose Room
Hold on, young writers! We need more time to make it as awesome as possible so stay tuned for more details and a new submission guidelines!
News from External Affairs
DOROTHY HAMM MS PTSA MEETINGS
Mark your calendar for the upcoming PTSA general membership meetings! The PTSA will have
three PTSA meetings this spring. We hope to see you there!! The dates are listed below:
Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 pm at HB-Woodlawn (room TBA)
Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00 pm at HB-Woodlawn (Library)
Tuesday, May 28 at 7:00 pm at HB-Woodlawn (Library)
A PTSA – what is that, you may ask? A PTSA is a Parent, Teacher and Student Association. A
PTSA allows students a voice in their school and opportunities to help plan and organize PTSA-
sponsored events under the guidance of parents. Students in a PTSA can contribute to their
community in a positive way, and their involvement may help parents become more involved
SUMMER CAMP at the OUTDOOR LAB
or is interested in animals?
The Outdoor Lab offers a week-long science enrichment camp that provides a number of nature-related activities and experiences to Arlington Public School students, who have completed grades 4 through 8.The Outdoor Lab Summer Camp brochure will be posted for 4th and 5th grade parents on Peach Jar from March 1st to March 29th. In addition, more information can be found in the APS Summer School Catalog (Catálogo para la Escuela de Verano).
PTA positions – Treasurer open now and next year’s openings
We are IN NEED of interested folks looking to volunteer next year. The majority of the current Executive Board will hit their term limit in June and will need to step down. We NEED members of our community to volunteer to keep PTA support and activities going. Please contact Kristen at email@example.com if interested in any position.
2018-19: OPEN POSITION – PTA Treasurer
19-20: President, VP Activities and Programs, VP Ways and Means, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary and Recording Secretary
- to Lauren Barber for coordinating an awesome, fun, and educational STEM Night at Glebe
- to making last week’s Student/Teacher Raffle a huge success! Special thanks to Ms. Borg, Ms. Clarke-Marshall, and the front office and extended day staff. Thanks to our donors and volunteers: Erika Hartingh, Alice Hogans, Isabella Simmerman, Kristen Johnson, Becca Herndon, Missy Heinzer, Cynthia Punsalan, Lindsey Binstock, Jessica Burke, Julie Hrubovcak, Lauren Barber, Tara Blankenship, Cornelia Lesh, Lisa Gumbs, Mary Beth Sancho, and John Snook. This was our best year yet!
- for your generous support of Henry’s Art Drive and the Tracy’s Kids Art Therapy Program at Children’s National. Your kindness has provided children and families with cancer and blood disorders the art supplies need to help heal. We also want to give a special shout out to the 5th grade class, who donated over $500. Their check will cover the cost of supplies for over one month.We would also like to thank you for all of the support we have received since Henry’s diagnosis in September 2017; the meals, laundry service, gifts, child care, and prayers were appreciated. Henry recently completed the neuroblastoma treatment protocol and he is now part of a two year NIH study to prevent reoccurrence. With Gratitude,
The Glassman Family
- Have Box Tops? You can turn these in to the collection box in the Front Lobby!
- Please bring in food and toiletries for our Glebe Nourishment Center. Cart in the Front Lobby!
- Have used crayons? our The Crayon Initiative takes your broken, used crayons and re-purposes them. Just drop them off in the main office collection bin or in your child’s classroom!
Need to Reach Us?
For general questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org – Kristen Johnson
For newsletter/school communications, email email@example.com – Chai Puri
For events/activities, email firstname.lastname@example.org – Lauren Barber
For finance questions, email email@example.com –
Other PTA questions? Find out who can help you!