Greetings and welcome to the Sligo Creek Elementary School community. We are so happy you are here. The mission of the PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. The SCES PTA does this by sponsoring academic, cultural, athletic and interpersonal development events and by providing resources to fill the gaps and enhance the MCPS experience.



Final Lost & Found of the 2021-2022 School Year

6/29/2022 2:30 pm

Links to photos:

The Lost & Found is outside under the breezeway at SCES from now (Wednesday, June 29) until Friday, July 1 around 4 PM. 

I tried to hang all items with zippers (coats, raincoats, light jackets) on the rack but ran out of space so a few lightweight hoodies with zippers are on the ground. 
These items will be donated on Friday after 4 PM. If you see something that belongs to you but can't make it to school in the next three days, let me know and we can put it aside in the PTA closet and get it to you at a later date. 
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STEAM Science Fair - May 26 from 10 AM - 2 PM

4/29/2022 12:52 pm


SCES is hosting our first science fair on May 26.

The Fair will feature vendors and presenters representing the sciences, technology, engineering, arts, and math fields.  

Click here for a flyer highlighting this exciting event, and read on! 
Parent Presenters:  
We have a few open slots for parents interested in presenting at the Fair.
Check out what is needed and sign up!  

Event Volunteers:  
We need volunteers to make the Science Fair a success. 
Please consider volunteering a few hours of your time to help out. 
Sign up below!  
Sign Up to Present or Volunteer:  

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Staff Appreciation Week is next week!

4/27/2022 10:15 pm

We have some ideas for showing our amazing Sligo Creek Elementary School community lots of love for Staff Appreciation Week, May 2 - May 6.  

Please see the attached flyer and an outline of our plans below. 
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Yearbook Orders

4/25/2022 8:07 pm

After a one year hiatus, yearbooks are back! The yearbook order form is now available -- orders will be accepted now through April 30th.  Cost this year is $24.   All 5th graders will receive a yearbook, orders do not need to be placed for 5th graders; the PTA appreciates donations to help offset these costs. 
Current plan is for the books to be delivered in June direct to the classrooms, please note your student name and teacher (last name only) in the order form. 
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PTA Board Elections and Bylaws Vote - May 3

4/21/2022 9:58 am

At our May 3 PTA Meeting, we will hold elections for the PTA Board. We really need your energy and enthusiasm to keep our PTA going!

The bylaws are also up for a vote at the May meeting; please take a look at them here:  

Our SCES PTA Board consists of:
  • President - position open; we're required to fill this in order for the PTA to function
  • Executive Vice President - position open
  • Treasurer - position open; we're required to fill this in order for the PTA to function
  • Secretary - (filled by Laura Lunardi for one more year, hallelujah!, if the PTA votes for her to continue)
  • VP of Events and Fundraising - position open
  • VP of Academics (filled by Farah and Nina for one more year, hooray!!, if the PTA votes for them to continue)
  • VP of Community Outreach/Communications - position open
A description of all board positions is on the PTA website:


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PTA Recruitment Gathering on April 8 at 7 PM - Zinnia

4/4/2022 2:17 pm

Curious about what the PTA Board does at Sligo Creek?

Meet us at Zinnia ( on the patio Friday, April 8 at 7 PM to chat with current PTA board members and committee leads.

Our PTA is known for being active and strong. To keep up the tradition of supporting our students and staff in so many ways, we need members to step into some leadership roles.


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Thank You for Making World Culture Day AMAZING!

3/28/2022 1:48 pm

A tremendous thank you to our parent and embassy presenters who made World Culture Day 2022 incredibly fun, interactive, and memorable for the SCES community:

Lydie Bokally and her colleague from the Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon

Gladys Chi, Cameroon

Veronica Elizalde, Mexico

Jonathon Lunardi, Italy

Diana Marrero, Cuba

Monica Nermark, Sweden

Murat Ozbek, Turkey

Tanya Primiani, Canada

Natindy Rachmat and her colleagues from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

Aki-Malina ReganEmbassy of Japan

Vic Reklaitis, Lithuania

Andrea Sanchez, Ecuador

Shulamit Schweitzer, Israel

Rosana Vollmerhausen, Thailand

Aki-Malina Regan presents from the Embassy of Japan

Aki-Malina Regan, Embassy of Japan

Veronica Elizalde helps students create an amazing pinata as they learn about Mexico

Veronica Elizalde, Mexico

Natindy Rachmat and her colleagues making beautiful music with students as they present from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

Natindy Rachmat and her colleagues from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

Lydie Bokally from the Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon presents in French to SCES French Immersion students

Lydie Bokally from the Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon  

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World Culture Day Poster Prize Winners

3/21/2022 2:29 pm

Thank you to all the 4th and 5th grade students who participated in the World Culture Day poster competition. 

World Culture Day Poster Winner 2022

There were 41 posters submitted reflecting the many countries, cultural traditions, foods, landmarks, geographic diversity, family traditions, beliefs, languages, school spirit, and more of our student body that enriches the SCES community. 

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World Culture Day - March 25 - Call for Presenters

2/7/2022 10:28 am

Illustration of Tree with World Flags as Leaves and the words "Sligo Creek Elementary School World Culture Day" surrounding it

Sligo Creek Elementary School (SCES) will celebrate World Culture Day (WCD) on Friday, March 25! We are looking for volunteers to share photos, music, dance, art, language, and other cool things about your country and culture. WCD will be held during school hours either in the Outdoor Classroom or, in the event of rain, in the school foyer area.

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Drop-off and Pick-up Route for Cars Approaching SCES

1/10/2022 9:56 pm

SCES Arrival/Dismissal Pattern for Cars

 -- Reminder not to Use Greenwich Lane to Approach the School--

Given the bus driver shortage that has impacted our bus routes, we have many new car riders. For those who don't normally pick up or drop off your students in the car circle, it might be useful to take a quick look at the route.

When arriving by car to drop off or pick up your child(ren) in the Car Circle, please use the following pattern:

Car Circe Pattern 2022

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