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Family Activities

Open House With Popsicles

Students meet their teachers and visit their classrooms and are invited to the playground to enjoy popsicles and visit with friends.

Back to School Picnic

Families are invited to picnic and play with friends and reconnect at the start of the start of the year.  
Announcement regarding the Back to School Picnic: Potomac Pizza will be staffing the food table for the duration of the picnic. We won't need parent volunteers this year, but please take a look at our Sign-Up Genius for other activities throughout the year.

Read Aloud Night

Families gather be entertained by our teachers and staff reading their favorite stories to students and parents during the GPES Fall Book Fair.

Indoor Movie Nights

Families gather for fun and a movie!

STEM Night

Students from kindergarten on up can participate in the fun computer games designed to familiarize students with the concepts of coding.

Read about our next STEM Night.

International Night

Families enjoy a night of information, food, and performances with other families representing countries from around the world.

Register to represent a country!


Spring Fair
Families enjoy games, moon bounces, obstacle courses and great food.

Family Bingo, Game and Silent Auction Night

While the kids play, parents can relax and shop for a bargain on amazing auction items!

  • All Ages Event - Free Admission

  • Potomac Pizza dinner for sale + Dessert Table

We have amazing items for auction to benefit the Rocky Fund! 

ALLIES Playdates
ALLIES Playdates are intended to be a fun-filled learning experience to introduce topics related to diversity and inclusion. These playdates will offer an opportunity to socialize with other families and gain understanding of what makes each family unique while doing something all families enjoy – having fun!

ALLIES Spring Dance

Families enjoy a multicultural celebration party with a DJ featuring popular and world music, and games.