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September 26 - SLES Dinner Out - Potomac Pizza

September 30 - Donuts For Dads 

October 4PTA Meeting 7 p.m. - 8:30 pm.

October 7 - International Families Luncheon Potluck
October 23- SLES Fall Festival and Book Fair Kickoff

We Need Buddy Families for our New Seven Locks Families - Please consider serving as a "Buddy" family and help a new SLES family transition into the new school year. The commitment will continue throughout the school year to provide and share any type of information regarding our school, community, etc. and best of all make new friends and have lots of FUN! Please sign up here to be a Buddy Family. If you have any questions, email Sadaf Nabavian at sadafy@aol.com.


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Hosts Needed For Fall Parent Socials.  One of our favorite annual events is the Grade-Level Parent Socials that are hosted in the fall. One family from each grade agrees to host a potluck at their home on a Friday or Saturday evening in October and early November.  If you are interested in hosting, please contact Amy Quackenboss at slesptapresident@gmail.com.  We have hosts for the Fourth Grade Social which will be held on October 4 (details to be sent to 4th grade families via room parents and backpacks).


Language and Karate After School Enricyment Classes Still Open  Click here for the schedule and registration information.​


Join us for Seven Locks Dinner Out -The SLES Community Service team is hosting dinner Potomac Pizza in Potomac Village on 9/26. Mention "Seven Locks" or present this flyer and 20% of our bill goes directly to the PTA's Serving Our Students initiative, which provides back to school supplies, Halloween costumes, winter coats and Thanksgiving meals to those students in need at Seven Locks.


Spirit Wear On Sale Through September 29.  The PTA will be selling its brand new spirit wear through September 29.  Forms also went home in your child's backpack. There are some great new designs. Order yours before the September 29 deadline!  (P.S. They make great gifts for the holidays!!!). If you have questions, contact Christa Thorpe or Kara Locraft.


Donuts For Dads is Sept. 30 - Dads Plan to Drop Your Kids Off That Day At School.  Details to come soon, but Dad's please mark your calendars for this county-wide day where Dad's are encouraged to drop off their kids at school (and come in for a sweet treat and some coffee).  


PTA Meeting on October 4 Will Focus On Annual Testing.  Dr. Virga will be our special guest at the PTA's meeting on October 4 from 7-8:30. He will explain annual grade-level testing, discuss the testing schedule for the year and will unveil SLES' recent test results.  Don't miss this great informational session.


Join Us For An International Family Luncheon Potluck on Friday, October 7.  Do you enjoy international languages, culture and foods?  Do you want to make friendships and connections among other parents at Seven Locks who enjoy celebrating our diverse community?   Then join us on October 7th from 11am-1pm for our first International Potluck Lunch, hosted by Jodi Axinn.  RSVP and details at this link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0F4DABAE2AA5F49-international.  Contact Kaushika.bhogal@gmail.com with any questions.


Verify/Join/Donate - All new and current families should have received an email recently from our Membership Chairs through AtoZDirectory.  Please make sure you follow the instructions to verify  your information for the School Directory.  We also hope you will Join and Donate to the PTA to support the PTA's activities throughout the year.  If you have questions, please email Taly Sher or Rena Stern. Thanks!

WE NEED YOU!  The PTA utilizes almost 100 volunteers to implement our programs each year.  Many of our volunteers will be “graduating” from SLES.   If you think you can help out with our PTA initiatives, please contact and share your interests with Amy Quackenboss at slesptapresident@gmail.com.



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