Originally delivered on 1/11/2021 3:21 pm

SUBJECT: SCES PTA Post Jan. 11 - 15

PTAPostHeader
Week of Jan. 11 - 15

Important Upcoming Dates:

Jan. 18Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No School  
Jan. 29  No School    

This is a weekly e-newsletter compiled by the SCES PTA to share current and upcoming school events and other information important to our school community. Please subscribe directly under your profile on the PTA website and encourage all SCES families to sign up. If you have questions, contact communications@scespta.org.

The PTA Post is online here: https://scespta.membershiptoolkit.com/pta-post-newsletter

***  

Para leer el boletin, de click con el boton derecho del raton (mouse). Elija "traducir" seleccionando "espanol". Use el navegador the internet Google Chrome o MIcrosof Edge.

***  

በራሪ ወረቀቱን በአማርኛ ለማንበብ የ Chrome የበይነመረብ አሳሽ በመጠቀም ይክፈቱት ፡፡ በቀኝ ጠቅ ያድርጉ እና “ተርጉም” ን መርጠው ከዚያ አማርኛን ይምረጡ  

።berarī werek’etuni be’āmarinya lemanibebi ye Chrome yebeyinemerebi āsashi bemet’ek’emi yikifetuti ፡፡ bek’enyi t’ek’i yadirigu ina “terigumi” ni merit’ewi kezīya āmarinyani yimiret’u።  

***  

Pour lire la newsletter en français, ouvrez-la à l'aide du navigateur Internet Chrome ou Microsoft Edge. Faites un clic droit et choisissez "Traduire" puis sélectionnez le français.  

MCPS Message on Events at the U.S. Capitol

Following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building last week, MCPS issued a statement and provided resources for parents and guardians to help support and inform our students. Mr. Rand followed up in a message to SCES families, offering his email address (Gary_M_Rand@mcpsmd.org) and our school counselor, Mrs. Hegerich's, (Karen_H_Thomas@mcpsmd.org) to anyone who needs support or has concerns. Please also reach out the PTA at communications@scespta.org at any time.  

MCPS Message:  

https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/publicinfo/community/school-year-2020-2021/community-update-20210106.html

MCPS Anti-Racist System Audit

The Montgomery County Council of PTAs invites you to meet on Saturday, January 16 at 10 AM to engage on the MCPS Anti-Racist System Audit. Learn what it's all about, what's happening now - and share your thoughts and questions with MCPS and community leaders.  

SIGN UP HERE, and feel free to share the attached fliers widely with your networks.  

English version  |  Spanish version

Revised Reopening Plan from MCPS

On January 12, the Board of Education will meet to determine if health metrics can be met by February 1 for a safe return to in-person learning. We will keep you updated on decisions made at that meeting.

Family Needs Survey

Please fill out the survey below indicating any items your children need (clothing, food, school supplies). 

Your responses will be kept 100% confidential and will go straight to Ms. Hegerich, our School Counselor. 

This survey will remain open as long as needed.  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdQpb3bS_is85RGb_AkoBliL1U1NiP9vvchbl6KkpSYIpFK3A/viewform  

AmazonSmile & BoxTops

Looking for some easy ways to support our school? Select Sligo Creek Elementary School as your AmazonSmile (https://smile.amazon.com/) beneficiary and download the BoxTops app to your phone. 

Sign Up for AmazonSmile:  

1. http://smile.amazon.com

2. Sign in with your Amazon.com credentials.

3. Choose Sligo Creek Elementary School as your charity of choice.

4. Start shopping!

5. Add a bookmark for http://smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Turn on AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app:

1. Open the App and find 'Settings' in the main menu.

2. Tap on 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile in the App.  

***  

Scan Receipts for BOX TOPS  

1. Download the BOX TOP$ for Education App  

2. Select Sligo Creek Elementary School (zip code 20910) when you register.  

3.  Look for the BOX TOP$ logo when shopping.  

4.  Scan your grocery receipts within 14 days of purchasing (does need to include total -- does not need to include payment information).