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Calendar of Events

The online Scholastic Book Fair has ended, but you can still request a FREE BOOK if buying one is not feasible right now.

May 10-14

Staff Appreciation Week--We love our GPES staff!  Volunteer to help us plan a great week.

Wed., May 19

Growing Our Kids and Our Community Through Anti-Racist Work--a workshop with Amber Coleman-Mortley.  Register Now

Wed., June 2

Fundraiser at Shake Shack

all day

Learn More

Tues., June 8

PTA Meeting - last PTA meeting of the school year, where we will elect a new PTA president and pass a budget for next year.

Register Now

June 9

Modified Clap Out for 5th Graders

12:00-1:30pm and 5:00-6:30pm

Drive-up (or walk-up) with your 5th grader and volunteers will be there to wave and cheer for your child.

NOTE: Students and parents/guardians must remain in their vehicles. Masked walkers will be permitted.

June 9

Volunteer to celebrate our 5th Graders

12:00-1:30pm and 5:00-6:30pm

COME MAKE SOME NOISE! We need volunteers to come help cheer for the 5th graders in a masked and COVID-SAFE way. Sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4EACA928A1F49-gpes

June 15

Virtual Promotion Ceremony for 5th Grade

7:00pm

Celebrate our 5th Graders during this Zoom celebration. This will include speeches and a video celebrating our 5th graders. (Zoom link will be sent to families by the 5th grade teachers.)

EVENT SPOTLIGHT

For LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June, your PTA is sharing the resource document Ways to Honor Pride Month!

 

In February, we celebrated Black History Month with a Poetry Slam--celebrating the creativity and achievements of black poets and authors--featuring GPES students reciting poems.  View the Poetry Slam video here!

Join Your PTA!

We rely on your membership to support:

--FREE programs for our Garrett Park families such as Storytime Read Aloud, Scholastic Book Fair, Diversity & Inclusion programming

--reimbursement for teachers and GPES staff to buy supplies and equipment

--resources for our school, such as subscriptions, PALS store items, refillable water stations

Get started here: https://atozconnect.com/cls/join_checks_tbl_add.php?join_request=yes (use zip code 20895 to find our school)

Show Your School Spirit!

Get your t-shirts, pants, face masks,

and other “Spiritwear”--featuring 

Garrett Park's mascot Rocky Raccoon--

through our online store.  Lots of colors,

sizes, and designs are available.

Thanks to GPES parent Andrea Brush for coordinating

our online store.  Contact Andrea with any questions.

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