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PTA Newsletter – March 20

Volume 28   |   It’s Almost Spring Break Edition   |   March 20, 2018

Upcoming Events March 20th – April 2nd:

March 21st, 7pm: Rhyme & Cheese, Glebe Multi Purpose Room

March 23rd: Last Day to Order Yearbooks – – Date Extended!

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

March 23rd: 5th Grade Student Order Forms for Promotion Activities Due

March 23rd: Last Day of School before Spring Break

March 26th – 30th: No School – – Spring Break

April 2nd: 1st Day Back to School after Spring Break

April 2nd, 3:45pm: Spring After School Enrichment Classes Begin

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

Rhyme & Cheese

March 21st  7 pm, Multipurpose Room


Please show your support for the participants (listed below) and bring your family to Rhyme & Cheese Night on Wednesday, March 21st  from 7 to 8pm in the Glebe multi-purpose room!  If you signed your child up and do not see

his/her name below, please email Julie Madison and/or Frances McLaughlin.
Rhyme & Cheese Night is all about providing a supportive environment to applaud the work of Glebe’s young writers!  We hope to see you there!
Rising K
Ivy Hodda
Gwyneth Bourne
Emme Waltrup
Alexandra Herndon
Will Herzog
Whitney Madison
Gauri Pathak
Campbell Stoneman
Jesse Alabi
Artemiy Hartingh
Mack Hughes
Ella Hodda
Lawrence Madi
Arwen Ruan
Ana Simmerman
Grayson Talbot
Anne Wisniewski
Valerie Wisniewski
Julia Alex
Brielle Blankinship
Vaughn Bourne
Isabelle Herndon
Zach Herzog
Jai Juneja
Scarlett Waltrup
Abby Buckwalter
Elisa Boiani
Clara Jones
Catherine Ross
Ashley Siminski
Victoria Simmerman
Aviva Singer
Jackson Stoneman
Eva Zaremba
Brixton Blankinship
Andrew Bourne
Emily Buckwalter
Omar Habibi
Doug Hughes
Nora Johnson
Helen Maag
Molly Ryan
Kira Siminski
Dalia Singer

Yearbook Deadline Extended!

March 23rd

Yearbooks will NOT be on sale at the end of the school year. Your ONLY opportunity to purchase one is NOW, by March 23rd.  To order:

Enter Yearbook ID: 13276018

Author Visit for K – 3

March 23rd

Hena Khan will be presenting to grades K – 3 on April 12th in the afternoon. Friday, March 23rd is the last day to order books.  See the Glebe website to for the order form:

Any questions, contact our Librarian, Chrissy Frantz at

5th Grade Promotion Activities

March 23rd

Reminder that last Friday each child went home with an envelope containing the 5th grade upcoming promotion activities calendar and order form.  Order forms AND money are due by THIS Friday, March 23rd. Order forms and money can be submitted to your homeroom teacher. Money can be submitted via check payable to “Jennifer Thompson”, Cash in an envelope, or PayPal to

Questions??  Contact Jen Thompson at




April 21, 6 pm

Glebe Super Hero Families–The Glebe Spring Auction is only one month away!

Now is the time to buy your Golden Ticket!

For only $100, you will have a chance to win one of the Live Auction items before the live auction bidding begins.  

Prior to the bidding, one Golden Ticket will be drawn.  Winner will choose one of the Live Auction items as their prize.  Prize options include a  a vacation stay at a beautiful home on the beach in North Carolina or the Florida Panhandle or in the mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.  You may also select 2 tickets to see Hamilton or Bon Jovi, or any of the other Live Auction items. 

Click here to find out more about the Golden Ticket purchase and rules. 

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  • 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.

Thank You’s

  • Auction Social Work Days: Christina Headrick, Sabina Nabiyeva, Julie Madison, Tara Blankinship, Lauren Barber,  Mark Charette, Cornelia Lesh and Jessica Bauserman
  • Enrichment Team: Sarah Smith, Jessica Burke, Lynda Ramirez-Blust, Beth Feldpush, Joy Zaremba and Christina Caretti
  • Website Updates and Communication: Christina Headrick and Missy Heinzer
  • Book Fair: Heather Kepper, Chrissy Frantz, Alice Hogans, Jill Yasin, Tara Blankinship, Michele Reddan, Lauren Barber, Julie Madison,  Yamam Fadl, Patrica Stasco, Stephanie Reed, Diana Paulraj, Jeannie Sklar, Feven Woldu, Liz Newman, Becky Milton, Kendra Russell, Rose Skopp, Yvonne Matsko, Jaqueline Lotts, Neera Parikh, Enjoli Goyal, Lisa Gumbs, Gordon Mantler and Kerri Martin,
  • Spring Showdown: Lauren Barber, Tara Blankinship, Julie Madison, Lisa Gumbs, Alice Hogans, Maureen McDonough, Ali Collins, Yvonne Matsko, Todd Barber, Tara Blankinship, Enjoli Goyal, Laura Harrington and  Cornelia Lesh.
  • Spiritwear Sales:  Sarah Goodell and Maureen Mellet

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