Seven Locks PTA

Cultural Arts Day
April 9, 2018

Cultural Arts Day- April 9:  Students will rotate throughout the morning of April 6 to various hands-on workshops that will focus on art, music, and ethnic tradition/culture. There are still a few slots open if you are interested in facilitating a workshop or would like to help out that day. Please contact Nancy Chin at or Atousa at

PTA/ Principal Selection Process Meeting

 April 10, 6:30 PM 

There will be an open PTA/ community meeting with Dr. Sarah Sirgo, Director of School Support and Improvement, next Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm. Dr. Sirgo will discuss the process and schedule for selecting the next SLES principal.  

Looking for a few more volunteers for Variety Show

We are looking for parents of performers to volunteer to help with this year's event to be held in March. We need YOU! Either behind the scenes or hands-on. Anyone interested contact Karen Levin at


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Upcoming Events

3D Printing Course at the Seven Locks Technology Center

The second 6-week session of the exciting 3D printing course will begin on May 2nd, in the SLES Tech Center. Classes will take place once a week before the school day and registration is now open to current SLES 4th and 5th graders.  Please use this registration form and send it with a check to the SLES main office. There are a limited number of spots for the upcoming session and they will be filled on a first come basis.  Students currently participating in the first session are not eligible for the second session.

Order your STAPLES SCHOOLKIDZ SUPPLY KITS for the 2018-2019 school year!  

This program allows parents to order pre-packaged supplies for SLES students, and have them delivered directly to school. In addition to saving parents the trip to the supply store, the program also offers parents up to a 10% discount over Staples' retail prices. This program is completely voluntary. You are not required to order your supplies through SchoolKidz, in which case, look for supply requirements in your August mailing.  Order Form is Available Here. Deadline to order is June 15, 2018. Email Erika at with any questions.

Looking for our 2018-2019 Kindergarten Class!

Kindergarten Orientation will be held May 22 and May 23. If you have a child who will be coming to kindergarten at Seven Locks Elementary School this fall, please contact Sue Vetrano via email at or by phone at 240-740-0940. Children must be 5-years old by September 1, 2018 to attend kindergarten in the fall. Please pass this information along to your neighbors.   

Plant Sale/Flower Sale: Order Forms Due Wednesday April 11th

This annual tradition at Seven Locks Elementary allows you to buy your plants and flowers to beautify your garden while raising funds for your PTA as a bonus!  Order forms will be going home in backpacks before Spring Break and are also available to download here.

Plant Sale pick up day on Friday, April 27th at Seven Locks ES

Contact Christa Thorpe with any questions:

Buy your SLES Cookbook Now

A HUGE thanks to parents, students and staff who submitted 250 recipes for the SLES cookbook!  It's not too late to order.  It will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen, and promises to be the must-have cookbook of 2018! Proceeds benefit the year-end promotion events for the 5th grade class. Cookbooks will be delivered before Mother's Day. To order ($25 each): 

Paypal to "Friends and Family" via  You will receive an email confirming that the order is received within 48 hours.  Or pay via check or cash: Please include your name & your child's name/teacher, along with payment and submit in an envelope marked: "Front Office/Cookbook".  Checks should be made out to Sylvie Poirot. 

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