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PTA Newsletter – October 15 2019

Vol. 7  |  Fall Movie Night Edition   |   Oct. 15, 2019


Upcoming Events

Oct. 16 – EARLY RELEASE

Oct. 17 – School Picture Day

Oct. 18 – Fall Potluck & Movie Night (Rain Date Nov. 1)

Oct. 22 – Pupatella Dining Night

Oct. 24 – EARLY RELEASE

Oct. 25 – NO SCHOOL – P/T Conferences

Oct. 31 – Halloween Parade


Girl Scout Troop Formation Meeting

Tuesday, October 15

For those interested in forming or joining a Girl Scout troop at Glebe, there will be a meeting in the library at 7:00pm.  Email Jennifer Meder with questions.


Picture Day

Thursday, October 17

Class and Individual Pictures will be taken.  Makeup pictures will be taken on Nov. 14th.  Order forms went home in last week’s Friday folders!  You can also order them online by using the code listed on the order form.

Volunteers are needed in short shifts to ensure the day runs smoothly.  Please consider signing up to help!  https://www.glebepta.org/volunteer/?sheet_id=75


Fall Potluck & Movie Night

Friday, October 18th, 5:30-8:30 pm

It’s that time of year again! Please join us for the Glebe Potluck Dinner and Outdoor Movie. This event will be held on the lawn behind the school.  Pizza will be served along with dishes contributed by Glebe families. 

We need volunteers to signup and assist with the event and/or bring food. 

If you can contribute money for pizza donation, thank you!

Dinner will be served starting at 5:30 pm and the movie will start at sunset (~6:30 pm).  The rain date will be November 1st. The playground and fields will close when the movie starts for the safety and enjoyment of the movie. If you have any questions, please contact event chair Allison Collins (email).


Dining Night at Pupatella

Tuesday, October 22nd, 3pm – close

Take a break from cooking dinner and head over to Pupatella (5104 Wilson Blvd. Arlington VA) and mention Glebe Elementary when you order.  The PTA gets a percentage of the proceeds for Glebe events and activities!  Tell your friends too!


Volunteers for 2019-2020 School Year Needed:

Want to get involved? There are many volunteer positions that we need to fill for the 2019-2020 school year!  We have need for a Social Media Volunteer,  5th Grade Parent to coordinate the Yearbook and Graduation and many others for Glebe Activities (Bingo Night, STEM Fair etc). If you are interested, please to contact us at glebepta@gmail.com.

If you are interested in helping out on the Garden Committee or want to be included on the Garden Committee emails, please email michellekondracki@hotmail.com and Socialkaj@gmail.com.


Thank You…

  • to Ms. Kuchera, Mary Beth Sancho, Amy LaFalce, Jennifer Meder, Liz Newman, Neera Parikh, Carolina Delgadilllo, Rebecca Cole, Michele Zlakowski, Courtney Markle, Kathleen Freeman, Sandra Aresti, Ashlee Burt, Kristen Johnson, Lauren Barber who helped make this year’s Book Fair a success!

Reminders

  • Did you know you can buy Glebe Spiritwear online?  Every sale contributes to Glebe Elementary School PTA projects and events throughout the year.
  • Did you know that you can earn money for Glebe at NO EXTRA COST to you?!?  Visit our website for more information on our Free Money Fundraisers, such as linking your Harris Teeter card and Amazon Smile to Glebe Elementary.  A percentage of your purchases goes directly to Glebe at NO COST to you!
  • We collect Box Tops!  You can turn these in to the box in the Front Lobby or scan them with your phone!
  • Please bring in food and toiletries for our Glebe Nourishment Center. Cart in the Front Lobby!
  • Have used crayonsour 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!
  • Have you checked out our Facebook page?  You’ll find lots of posts for upcoming events, photos from school assemblies, and other important information you want as a Glebe parent!  Click here and ‘LIKE’ our page!

https://www.facebook.com/glebeelementaryschoolpta/


Need to Reach Us?

For general questions, email glebepta@gmail.com – Isabel Simmerman

For finance questions, email glebeptatreasurer@gmail.com – Jessica Burke

For events/activities, email glebeactivities@gmail.com – Amy LaFalce

For newsletter/school communications, email glebeptacomm@gmail.com – Rachel Barish

Other PTA questions?  Find out who can help you!

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PTA Newsletter – October 8 2019

Vol. 6  |  Book Fair Edition   |   Oct. 8, 2019


Upcoming Events

Oct. 7-9 – Book Fair – Glebe Library

Oct. 14 – NO SCHOOL – Staff PL Day

Oct. 16 – EARLY RELEASE

Oct. 17 – School Picture Day

Oct. 18 – Fall Potluck & Movie Night (Rain Date Nov. 1)

Oct. 22 – Pupatella Dining Night

Oct. 24 – EARLY RELEASE

Oct. 25 – NO SCHOOL – P/T Conferences


WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!  Please sign up here for this great annual event!

If you would like more information about our book fair, please visit the book fair’s homepage at: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/glebeelementaryschool

Picture Day

Thursday, October 17

Class and Individual Pictures will be taken.  Makeup pictures will be taken on Nov. 14th.  Order forms went home in last week’s Friday folders!  You can also order them online by using the code listed on the order form.

Volunteers are needed in short shifts to ensure the day runs smoothly.  Please consider signing up to help!  https://www.glebepta.org/volunteer/?sheet_id=75


Fall Potluck & Movie Night

Friday, October 18th, 5:30-8:30 pm

It’s that time of year again! Please join us for the Glebe Potluck Dinner and Outdoor Movie. This event will be held on the lawn behind the school.  Pizza will be served along with dishes contributed by Glebe families. 

We need volunteers to signup and assist with the event and/or bring food. 

If you can contribute money for pizza donation, thank you!

Dinner will be served starting at 5:30 pm and the movie will start at sunset (~6:30 pm).  The rain date will be November 1st. The playground and fields will close when the movie starts for the safety and enjoyment of the movie. If you have any questions, please contact event chair Allison Collins (email).


Dining Night at Pupatella

Tuesday, October 22nd, 3pm – close

Take a break from cooking dinner and head over to Pupatella (5104 Wilson Blvd. Arlington VA) and mention Glebe Elementary when you order.  The PTA gets a percentage of the proceeds for Glebe events and activities!  Tell your friends too!


Volunteers for 2019-2020 School Year Needed:

Want to get involved? There are many volunteer positions that we need to fill for the 2019-2020 school year!  We have need for a Social Media Volunteer,  5th Grade Parent to coordinate the Yearbook and Graduation and many others for Glebe Activities (Bingo Night, STEM Fair etc). If you are interested, please to contact us at glebepta@gmail.com.

If you are interested in helping out on the Garden Committee or want to be included on the Garden Committee emails, please email michellekondracki@hotmail.com and Socialkaj@gmail.com.


Thank You…

  • to Olga Garcia, our school nurse, for reviewing Glebe’s protocol for lice detection and prevention. 
  • to Officer John Adams, our SRO Detective, for presenting his role at Glebe and how he helps keep our children safe. 
  • to Cornelia Lesh for taking charge of our BFF program and kicking it off with last week’s Walk/Bike/Roll to school day.  
  • to Rachel Barish for being elected as our new VP PTA Communications – thank you for stepping up!

Reminders

  • Did you know you can buy Glebe Spiritwear online?  Every sale contributes to Glebe Elementary School PTA projects and events throughout the year.
  • Did you know that you can earn money for Glebe at NO EXTRA COST to you?!?  Visit our website for more information on our Free Money Fundraisers, such as linking your Harris Teeter card and Amazon Smile to Glebe Elementary.  A percentage of your purchases goes directly to Glebe at NO COST to you!
  • We collect Box Tops!  You can turn these in to the box in the Front Lobby or scan them with your phone!
  • Please bring in food and toiletries for our Glebe Nourishment Center. Cart in the Front Lobby!
  • Have used crayonsour 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!
  • Have you checked out our Facebook page?  You’ll find lots of posts for upcoming events, photos from school assemblies, and other important information you want as a Glebe parent!  Click here and ‘LIKE’ our page!

https://www.facebook.com/glebeelementaryschoolpta/


Need to Reach Us?

For general questions, email glebepta@gmail.com – Isabel Simmerman

For finance questions, email glebeptatreasurer@gmail.com – Jessica Burke

For events/activities, email glebeactivities@gmail.com – Amy LaFalce

For newsletter/school communications, email glebeptacomm@gmail.com – Rachel Barish

Other PTA questions?  Find out who can help you!

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PTA Newsletter – November 27 2018

Vol. 13   |   UGH, I ATE TOO MUCH Edition   |   Nov. 27, 2018


Upcoming Events November 27th – December 10th

November 29 – Book Swap (rescheduled from Nov 15) – 7-8 pm – Glebe Multipurpose Room

November 30 – Picture Day (Retakes/Makeups) – Glebe

December 5 – 7-8 pm – PTA Meeting – Glebe Library

December 7 – “Rock the Red” Spirit Day


Book Swap

Thursday, November 29, 7-8 pm – Multipurpose Room

  • Grab the kids and pick up a few “new to you” books for your family in the multi-purpose room between 7-8pm  – all FREE!
  • If you can lend a hand, please SIGN UP HERE.
  • This year we are partnering with Aspire Afterschool Learning (www.aspireafterschool.org) to donate our extra books to local afterschool programs and schools in need.    Thanks, Ms. Moore, for connecting us to such an incredible organization!

Questions?  Contact Justine Donahue (justinek2000@yahoo.com)


Picture Day

Friday, November 30 – ALL DAY

For retakes and makeup pictures.  If your child was absent for the initial picture day, please make sure to bring your picture order form with payment on Friday or complete it online. Parents that are interested in retakes, your child must return the picture package to Lifetouch on Friday!


PTA MeetingGlebe PTA Logo

Wednesday, December 5th, 7 pm – Glebe Library

Please join us for our monthly PTA meeting.  We’ll review our budget at this business meeting. If you have an agenda item you’d like to discuss at an upcoming meeting, please send it to glebepta@gmail.com ASAP. We will have child care for all potty trained children during the meeting.  Spanish translation will be provided.


“Rock The Red” Spirit Day

Friday, December 7th

Celebrate the Washington Capitals and show your team spirit by wearing red or your favorite Capitals gear!  We are ALL CAPS!


Teacher and Support Employee of the Year – letters due Dec 12th

This year, the staff of Glebe nominated Heather Morgan, 3rd grade special education teacher and Colleen Calhoun, Educational Administrative Assistant in the Glebe front office.

We are asking for anyone who would like to write a letter of support to please submit all letters to Jamie Borg at Glebe.  All letters are due December 12th.

Letters of support for Heather need to be addressed to the State Superintendent of Instruction and this address BUT need to be turned in to Jamie.

Dr. James F. Lane

State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Commonwealth of Virginia
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120

Letters of support for Colleen need to be addressed to the Arlington Superintendent BUT turned in to Jamie.

Dr. Patrick K. Murphy

Superintendent, Arlington Public Schools
2110 Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22204

Glebe Holiday Stars

Each year, the Glebe Elementary School community works together to provide holiday gifts to Glebe students and their siblings who might not be able to enjoy the happiest of holidays.  We need your help to make the holidays a joyful time for all Glebe students.

The Glebe PTA is partnering with Restoration Anglican Church again this year.  Restoration Anglican Church is providing generous funding to purchase grocery store gift cards for each participating Glebe family, hosting a Giving Tree with Glebe Stars, and providing other assistance as well.  We are fortunate and excited to be partnering with Restoration Anglican Church again this year.

If you would like to participate in this program and purchase a new gift or gifts for these children in need, please contact Beronica Salas for a “Star”.  Her office is located on Glebe’s 1st Floor.  You can always email us if you can’t make it over to Glebe during the school hours.

Please deliver all new, wrapped gifts by December 13th, we will be distributing the gifts on the 16th of December. Note that we are only accepting new items. Lightly used gifts will not be distributed.

Thank you in advance for your consideration and generosity.

If you have any questions, please email Ms. Salas at beronica.salas@apsva.us or Tara Blankinship at tsblankinship@Hotmail.com.


Reminders

  • 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 glebepta@gmail.com – Kristen Johnson

For newsletter/school communications, email glebeptacomm@gmail.com – Chai Puri

For events/activities, email glebeactivities@gmail.com – Lauren Barber

For finance questions, email glebeptatreasurer@gmail.com – Diana Paulraj

Other PTA questions?  Find out who can help you!

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