Originally delivered on 1/25/2021 10:28 am

SUBJECT: SCES PTA Post Jan. 25 - 29

Week of Jan. 25 - 29

Important Upcoming Dates:

Jan. 26 
Afternoon Mad Science Assembly
Jan. 28 Coffee with Admin @ 8:15 AM   
Jan. 29 
No School
Feb. 3
3rd Quarter Materials Pick-Up 
Feb. 3PTA Meeting @ 8 PM

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


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Coffee Chat with Admin - Thursday, Jan. 28 @ 8:15 AM

Join Zoom Meeting  


Meeting ID: 368 126 1725  

Passcode: 956561  

Antiracist SCES Parent Connection Meeting Tonight

The "Toward an Antiracist SCES" group's Parent Connection & Action committee meets tonight from 8-9pm via Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4342811114). We'll use the recent podcast series, Nice White Parents, as a conversation starter about experiences in our own school community (please, join the meeting regardless of whether you have the chance to listen to one or more of the episodes).  

Nice White Parents


A five-part series about building a better school system, and what gets in the way.  

SCES Material Distribution for 3rd Quarter

The initial distribution of third quarter school materials will be next Wednesday, February 3.  Pick-up is from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.   

SCES will distribute Academy materials to the side of the school, by the cafeteria. French Immersion materials will be issued in the car circle.

PTA Meeting Wednesday, Feb. 3 @ 8 PM

Our next PTA meeting is Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 8 PM.  

Join Zoom Meeting:


Meeting ID: 441 142 5904  

Passcode: 3e0iqL  

5th Grade Parents: Info from SSIMS

Links to Silver Spring International Middle School (SSIMS) scheduling information and a recording of the SSIMS parent night Zoom from last Monday: 

Presentation from 5th Grade Parent Night:  


Recording of 5th Grade Parent Night Webinar:  


SSIMS Course Bulletin:  


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.  


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. 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).