Vol. 24| CELEBRATE GLEBE Edition | February 26, 2019
Upcoming Events February 26th – March 11th
February 25-March 1 – Glebe Kindness Week
February 25-March 1 – Henry’s Art Drive – Glebe Lobby
February 28 – Multicultural Night – Glebe Elementary
March 6 – PTA Meeting – Glebe Library
March 7 – EARLY RELEASE
March 8 – NO SCHOOL – Parent/Teacher Conferences
It’s Glebe Kindness Week!
Monday, February 25: Mixed up Socks
Tuesday, February 26: Crazy Hair or Hat Day
Wednesday, February 27: Rock Your Sport – wear your favorite team or athletic wear!
Thursday, February 28: Decade Day – dress like they did in your favorite decade!
Friday, March 1: Twin/Multiples Day – grab a friend or two and dress alike!
Thursday, February 28, 6:30-8:00 pm – Glebe Elementary School
Multicultural Night is a celebration of the international flavor of Glebe Elementary School. Did you know that Glebe students speak more than 30 different languages at home? Our annual event showcases our diverse backgrounds and gives students an opportunity to explore our world – while traveling the halls of Glebe! Please join us for this favorite annual event at Glebe!
Henry’s Art Drive for Tracy’s Kids Art Therapy Program
Join a Brand New Scouts BSA Troop for Girls
Wanted: Girls who love adventure, the outdoors, want to be leaders, have fun and trailblazers in a new venture!! That is exactly what being a part of the new Scouts BSA Troop 163 is all about!
Scouts BSA Troop 163 is a new all-girl troop, that just launched in February. We are a growing group and have plenty of room for you! Girls ages 11 (5th grade)- 17 can join.
March 6, 7 pm – Glebe Library
Meet Ellen Smith, our new Principal at Hamm Middle School, about transitioning to middle school . Meet and greet rising middle school parents.
If you have an agenda item you’d like to discuss at an upcoming meeting, please send it to [email protected] ASAP. We will have child care for all potty trained children during the meeting. Spanish translation will be provided.
Glebe Spring Social & Auction
March 23 – Knights of Columbus
Glebe Students & Teachers are the Winners! The Student/Teacher rafﬂe is the kids’ chance to participate in auction fun. Each child receives one rafﬂe ticket provided by the PTA, and can purchase additional tickets for .25 cents ($1.00 for teacher rafﬂe). Raffle tickets can be purchased Monday morning, March 11-Friday morning, March 15, and winners will be announced on Friday afternoon, March 15.
Regift or donate unused gifts, toys, electronics, gift certiﬁcates, and items that students & teachers may enjoy…to the 2019 Glebe Elementary Social & Auction (please nothing used).
Contact Auction Chair Liz Newman (email) if you have Student/Teacher rafﬂe items to donate.
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 protected] if interested in any position.
018-19: OPEN POSITION – PTA Treasurer
19-20: President, VP Activities and Programs, VP Ways and Means, Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary and Recording Secretary
to those of you who have donated so far to Henry’s Art Drive! Collections continue until this Friday, March 1st!
- 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 [email protected] – Kristen Johnson
For newsletter/school communications, email [email protected] – Chai Puri
For events/activities, email [email protected] – Lauren Barber
For finance questions, email [email protected] –
Other PTA questions? Find out who can help you!