Seven Locks PTA
Save the Date: Grade Level Socials!
1st Grade - Held October 27th
3rd Grade - Held October 6th
4th Grade - Held October 13th
Looking to go see that new movie, try that trendy local restaurant, or just take a well-deserved nap? Well, this is your chance! The 5th Grade Promotion Committee, along with KidsCo will be hosting a movie night for all SLES students on Friday, November 9 from 6:30 - 9:30 pm. This is a drop-off event, but parents will need to physically enter to sign their children in and out. The 5th Grade Promotion Committee will be selling pizza, snacks, treats and drinks, so please send your child in with money.
A recommended optional donation of $10/family is requested that will go to off-set costs of this event. All additional proceeds will benefit the 5th Grade Promotion Committee. Sign up here to reserve a spot!
Wildcats Walk/Fun Run
The kids will walk, run, skip, jog and dance around our field on Monday, November 12th, 2018, 9:45 to 11:00 AM.
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.
Kindness Task Force - Parents Needed
Your Voice, Ideas, thoughts and input matter! Help decide the activities that are part of our School-Wide Kindness Initiative by becoming a part of the Kindness Task Force. As a Kindness Task Force member, you will work with a dedicated team to help find the best ways to spread the Kindness Message throughout the school by: Collaborating, Generating Ideas, Working with a Team, Implementing a Plan and Having Fun, Fun, Fun!The meetings will take place once a month during the lunch/recess block – time TBD. Please email Laurie Steinberg, School Counselor, if you are interested
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Attention All Artists! Reflections Art Program—Entries Due November 16.
Each year, the National PTA Reflections Program offers local, regional, state and national opportunities for young artists in Pre-K through Grade 12 to be recognized for their creativity. Students reflect on a common theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. The theme for the 2018-2019 school year is Heroes Around Me. Entry forms are going home in your student's backpack today and can be downloaded HERE. Please contact the reflections email with any questions.
Wildcats Walk/Fun Run on November 12th
This is the PRIMARY fundraiser for the Seven Locks Elementary School Educational Foundation. We have 6 Sponsors and have raised just over $4,000 with a goal of $18,000.
DONATE at http://www.sevenlocks.myfunrun.com
1. Go to "Donate to Participant", select the student, complete your donation and then share website with your family and friends
2. Go to "Become a Sponsor", select the level of sponsorship (Gold, Silver, or Bronze) - advertise your business by having your logo on the SLESEF website and the Wildcats Walk website for 1 year with a direct hyperlink to your business' webpage.
3. Write a check or send a cash donation with your student to school in an envelope labeled with their name and marked "for Wildcats walk"
Grade colors for the event: Students are encouraged to wear the color that represents their grade. Parents are welcome to come to this fun event.
Kindergarten - Yellow (Yellow)
1st grade - Purple
2nd grade - Red
3rd grade - Orange
4th grade - Blue
5th grade - Green
Community Service - the Wildcat Ways!
Your child attended an in-school presentation on September 20 about the Wildcats Service Award program. Please see our Community Service page to see the presentation, download the Service Award Form and to see a list of other community service opportunities at Seven Locks. Serving our community is one of the Wildcat Ways so let’s encourage our kids to help in any way they can.
Here's the scoop!!
Join the PTA and Verify Your Information Today!
I scream, you scream...it's time to join the PTA! Join now and help your child win an ice cream party for their entire class! There will be a winning class per grade level. You also have a chance to win an Amazon or Potomac Pizza gift card. You must sign up for the PTA by October 12 to be eligible for the drawing. But... HOW DO I JOIN?
We've made it easy to join the PTA and verify your school directory information at the same time. On July 26, you should have received an email from the SLES PTA Membership Co-Chairs regarding the PTA Directory. In order to be listed in the Seven Locks PTA Directory, you will need to VERIFY your information by following steps outlined in that message. During this process you can JOIN and DONATE to the PTA.
Click, click, DONE! Cross this off your back-to-school checklist right now. If you didn't receive the email or just can't find it (we've been there!), please email the Co-Chairs, Emily or Lisa and we can help!