Seven Locks PTA

Variety Show

March 15th

SLES All Purpose Room

6 - 8:30pm

The Variety Show is scheduled for March 15th (and dress rehearsal on March 14th). We are excited for another awesome show. If interested in performing or if a parent/older sibling is interested in helping with the show please contact Karen Levin at 

Summer Concert

May 30th


5th Grade Carnival

June 7th

9:30am- 3:30pm

5th Grade Promotion

June 13th


Deadline to pre-order school supplies for next year

June 14th

This program allows parents to order pre-packaged supplies for SLES students, and have them delivered directly to school, saving a trip to the supply store. You are not required to order your supplies through SchoolKidz. To order, go to and use Account #40113 for our school. Email Erika at with any questions. 

Variety Show volunteers are needed:  The Variety Show is scheduled for March 15th, the dress rehearsal is March 14th and previews for the acts will be in mid-February.  If parents or older siblings are interested in helping with the show please contact Karen Levin at

Still Need Lunch and Recess Volunteers

If you are able to sign up for a lunch/recess block consistently or periodically, the school would appreciate it. They plan to use these additional volunteers to help with different zones on the playground to provide additional support to students on the basketball court, soccer field and/or kickball field. Please click this link to sign up to volunteer.


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Upcoming Events

New Community Service Projects Coming Soon (Sneak Preview!):

We have more hands-on projects coming up! In March we will have a volunteer session at a senior care facility in Bethesda. In April we have back-to-back events with manning booths at a foster care carnival at Greentree Shelter in Bethesda (also known as National Center for Children and Families) on April 6. Later in April, around Earth Day, we have an outdoor environmental clean-up activity. In May, we are giving back to animals. 

These will be the last few events for the kids to collect some PAWS activities to put on their service records to get a certificate and surprise prize. As a reminder, kids will have to participate in 5 community service events to fulfill a full PAW. The class with the most "Paws" will get a donut party!

Join the "Seven Locks Rocks for Michael" Team

for the 4th Annual Defeat DIPG Superhero Sprint & 6K

Please join the Seven Locks Rocks for Michael team for the 4th Annual Defeat DIPG Superhero Sprint & 6K on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Montgomery Mall. Register and Join Our Team by clicking this link.If you would like to donate to our fundraising page, click here. Early bird prices in effect through February 28.

This race was created in memory of 6-year-old Seven Locks student Michael Mosier, who battled a brain tumor called DIPG during his kindergarten year before passing away in May 2015. Michael’s little sister, Lila, is now in 1st grade at Seven Locks.  All proceeds go to childhood brain cancer research through Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation, the nonprofit founded in his name.  
If you have any questions about joining the Seven Locks Rocks for Michael team, please contact Christa Thorpe at 240-401-8292, or We hope to see you there!

Mind Yeti for Seven Locks Students

Has your child come home talking about MindYeti?  MindYeti is an online resource program that brings mindfulness to kids. Through funding provided by the Seven Locks Elementary School Educational Foundation's grant program, Mrs. Steinberg has re-newed a subscription to MindYeti for SLES! While some of our teachers use MindYeti in the classroom, any SLES family can have access to the MindYeti program. If you are interested in using this fantastic program at home, please feel free to email Mrs. Steinberg ( for information on how to access this program.  

Looking for Future Kindergartners!

We are starting the planning process for Kindergarten Orientation.  Students may attend kindergarten in the fall if they are 5-years-old by September 1, 2019.  If you have a child who will be coming to kindergarten at Seven Locks this fall, please contact Linda Kurinsky at Please share this information with friends and neighbors. Our Kindergarten Orientation will take place later this spring.

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