Seven Locks PTA

Donate/Volunteer TODAY for Staff Appreciation Week - May 2-6. We need your assistance! During staff appreciation week, we will acknowledge all of the “star-worthy” things the SLES staff does. Contact Wendy Cohen at, Rena Stern at or your class room parents to find out how you can help. Please show your support for our wonderful SLES faculty and staff!  Thanks in advance. 


​Spring Fling is 4/30.  Don't miss the SLES social event of the year!  The Spring Fling will be held on Saturday, April 30 at the home of Ashley and Bill Snider.  The event will feature silent and live auction items, include dinner and drinks, and an opportunity to socialize with friends and Seven Locks teachers and staff.  The evening will benefit our Seven Locks Educational Foundation, click here for further details.

Spirit Week at SLES is THIS week! The class with the most participation each day will get a special treat from the SGA.
Monday 4/25: Multiples Day
Wednesday 4/27:
Wacky Day
Thursday 4/28:
Sports Day
Friday 4/29:
Pajama Day

Field Day is coming up soon. SLES Field Days are coming up (June 6 for Grades K - 2 and June 9 for Grades 3-5).  Each year the classes wear different colors to show their support for their grade. This year the PTA is selling Field Day t-shirts. If you are interested in buying a field day t-shirt, please find the order form found here and go to to order by May 6.  These t-shirts are not required, but only offered as another fun way to celebrate SLES Spirit. Class colors for field day are:

 K - Yellow      1st -  Orange    2nd - Purple

3rd - Jade       4th - Lime      5th - Carolina Blue (light blue)


​​Fifth Grade Fundraiser at Cal Tort - Take the night off from cooking and join the Seven Locks 5th graders for a California Tortilla fundraising night, Tuesday, May 3, 5:00 -9:00 pm at the Cabin John store.  20% of every sales will go to the Seven Locks 5th grade graduation fund when you mention “SEVEN LOCKS” when you place your order!
PTA Meeting on May 10 (Elections) at Bolger Center (Babysitting Provided).  The PTA's last meeting of the year will be on May 10 at the Pony Express Bar & Grill at the Bolger Center, 9600 Newbridge Dr, Potomac, MD 20854.  We will vote on the officers for next year and get a year-end report from Dr. Virga.  PTA will buy the Appetizers!  And, Kidsco will provide babysitting at SLES from 6:30 - 8:30 for SLES kids ($5 per child/$10 per family). Sign up here if you need babysitting.


First-ever SLES Technology Night on May 11 from 6:45-8pm!  Come learn about all the technologies your children are using or will be using in the future at Seven Locks.  We will also have lots of student work displayed for all to enjoy.  Pizza will be sold prior to the event.  Parents and children are welcome.

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Staff Appreciation Week - May 2-6

5th grade fundraiser at CalTort - May 5 5-9pm

PTA Meeting to Elect New Officers - May 10

SLES Technology Night - May 11 @6:45pm

Fun Family Day of Service at A Wider Circle- May 14


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Spring Fling Auction Start shopping now,with our BUY IT NOW feature that goes live at 8am this morning!  Be one of the first 30 parents of children grades 3rd through 5th to sign up your kid for one hour of fun and games DURING THE SCHOOL DAY in the Seven Locks gym with Mr. Kaufman and Mr. Mooney.  $35 per student.  Click on “BUY IT NOW”  Here.


THIS IS THE LAST WEEK - Don't Forget We Want Your Old Jeans!  The Daisy Scout Troop 2574 is having a DENIM DRIVE to collect outgrown, worn-out or unwanted denim jeans to help make shoes for kids in Uganda who suffer from Jigger infestations.  Jiggers are parasites that lay eggs under the skin of bare feet.  They spread infection and make it painful to walk!  For more information, go  A bin is in the main hallway at SLES for your donated denim to be placed throughout the month of April. 


Join Us For Fun Family Day of Service at A Wider Circle on May 14.  More info and sign up here.