President's Message | Nov 25

A note from Page PTA President, Brenda Martinez Dear Page Community, What a whirlwind! This month has been hectic and crazy and just like that, it’s almost over. With the holiday season kick off only days away, and especially Thanksgiving this week, I just wanted to take the time to thank you all for everything you have done and continue to do for Page. I know you must have seen the email about how successful the Annual Book fair was this year. We sold more books and were able to also donate more books this year. How amazing! Volunteers and chairs of the Book Fair, standing ovation for all your hard work! We also had incredible help all around, including big donors to our All for Books campa

Annual Book Fair Huge Success

BOOK FAIR AND STORYTELLING NIGHT A HUGE SUCCESS A massive thank you to all the incredible volunteers who helped to make this year's Book Fair another success. Over $3,700 was raised through sales that will directly help PTA funded events and resources. The success is defined by the numbers as follows: 1,500 books sold 4,500 reading hours $15,100 in gross sales $3,775 raised in funding $1,000+ in books donated 61 parents, grandparents, and family volunteers 12 student volunteers 6 middle school community service volunteers 10 Page staff and KAH volunteers 100% teacher participation 610 student readers 7 Page PTA Board members Thank you again for all of the volunteers and those that purcha

NAACP Parents' Council and MCPS Kickoff | Nov 19

WHEN:   Tues, November 19 WHERE:  Northwest High School,  13501 Richter Farm Road, Germantown MD 20874 The NAACP Parents' Council and MCPS Kickoff "CHAMPIONING EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION" on Tuesday, November 19, at Northwest High School, 13501 Richter Farm Road Germantown, MD 20874. This event will bring together parents, MCPS teachers, principals and administrators to share ideas on how to champion equity and excellence in education. The evening will begin with a Community Resource Fair. Various breakout sessions will also be featured. Education Resource Fair starts at 5:30pm Program begins at 7pm with our Keynote Speaker: John B. King, Former United States Secretary of Education a

Eureka Math Parent Informational Night | Dec 4

Join us Dec 4 at 6:30 pm for a Parent Informational Night on Eureka Math. MPCS has implemented a new math curriculum for the 2019/2020 school year called, Eureka Math. By now, you should be familiar with the homework that has been coming home with your students, e.g. homework includes a "parent helper" sheet, etc. Page is hosting a parent informational night on Eureka Math, with an open discussion being led by Mrs. Caryn Maxwell (Page's staff development teacher) and a MCPS Math Instructional Specialist. Parents of all grades are encouraged to attend if you have questions about the new math curriculum or if you are just interested in having a deeper understanding of the theories behind it th

Plan Ahead, Early Release Day | Nov 27

The day before the Thanksgiving holiday, Wednesday, Nov 27, is an early release day for Montgomery County Public Schools. Children will be release from school at 12:55 p.m. Please plan ahead for your pick-up schedule or aftercare plans. Kids After Hours: If your child regularly attends KAH aftercare program and your child WILL NOT be attending on this early release day, please inform Leo at KAH as soon as possible. If your child does drops-ins at KAH aftercare propgram and your child WILL be attending on this early release day, please inform Leo at KAJ as soon as possible. Leo Thompson 301-526-6140 (text) leo@kidsafterhours.com (email)

Pajama Storytelling Night | Nov 13

Come and join us for a fun evening. We encourage all kids to come dressed appropriately in their PJs and cozy up for an evening of great storytelling. There are 3 time slots to choose from (6:30, 7:15, or 7:45), or plan to come for all 3 and enjoy each of the stories. Parents, please note, this is not a drop-off event. Please plan to attend the event in the time slot you choose....and feel free to come in your cozy PJs as well! Want to volunteer to be one of the readers, log into our website and go to the "Sign Ups" tab.

Arctic Adventure Annual Book Fair | Nov 11-18

Just in time for holiday shopping, the Scholastic Book Fair is one of Page’s biggest (and most exciting!) fundraisers of the year. Our media center will be transformed into a book store filled with thousands of new and classic titles for your child to explore. Shop online now HERE BOOK FAIR HOURS Mon, Nov 118:30 am - 4:30 pmTues, Nov 128:30 am - 4:30 pmWed, Nov 138:30 am - 8:30 pmThurs, Nov 148:30 am - 6:30 pmFri, Nov 158:30 am - 6:30 pmMon, Nov 188:30 am - 4:30 pm Page students will visit the Book Fair with their classes Monday - Wednesday to select books they would like to buy. Volunteers will help them write their selections on a “Wish List” that will come home in their backpacks. When yo

Penguin Pride Spirit Wear On Sale Now Through Nov 25

It's Penguin Pride spirit wear time! With your order, you will look great in your Penguin Pride apparel while also supporting the needs of our school. Also, remember spirit wear makes great holiday gifts for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers and students! We receive a portion back from every order, which will go towards our "Fill the Beak" campaign to purchase items such as gym equipment and cafeteria tables. Please feel free to share the link with your family and friends. To ensure delivery prior to the winter break, all sales will end November 25th, 2019 and probably not be offered again until Spring 2020. For your convenience, orders will be sent directly to you. Thanks so mu

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