Seven Locks PTA
SLES End-of-year Picnic
May 18, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rain or Shine - we'll be inside if needed!
Don't miss this Seven Locks tradition. We'll have a DJ, henna tattoos and lots of fun lined up for the kids. There will be pizza and drinks for sale or you can bring your own picnic dinner. Hope to see you there! If you know any incoming kindergartners who will be attending Seven Locks in the fall, please encourage them to join us!
May 22-23, 2018
Our future Wildcats kindergartners for 2018-2019 will come in for SLES orientation!
Current kindergarten students will not have school on these days so please make other arrangements.
Announcement and Meet & Greet
with the New SLES Principal
May 22, 2018
Interviews have been completed and Dr. Smith has selected the individual he intends to bring to the Board of Education for consideration of formal appointment on May 21st. The meeting will be broadcast live and streamed on the internet here. The PTA invites your family to meet the new principal on May 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the SLES All Purpose Room. Light refreshments will be served.
Field Day (Grades 3-5) on May 30
Field Day (Grades K-2) on June 1
During the School Day
**5th graders will also help during the K-2 Field Day.
All students should come dressed for lots of exercising. Sneakers, socks and light colored comfortable clothing is recommended. Students are encouraged to wear sunscreen. They are also welcome to wear hats and sunglasses. They should also bring a water bottle with their name on it to take around with them to keep hydrated. It is very helpful to have parent volunteers for both days. You can run an activity or just general student monitoring. If you are available to help please email Mr. Kaufman directly, Darren_T_Kaufman@mcpsmd.org For the 3-5 Field Day on May 30th it would be most beneficial to have more helpers for the morning. The afternoon will be whole class activities with teachers leading them.
Defeat DIPG Superhero Sprint & 6K
Please join the Seven Locks Rocks for Michael team for the 3rd Annual Defeat DIPG Superhero Sprint & 6K on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Montgomery Mall. 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 a kindergartner at Seven Locks. All proceeds go to childhood brain cancer research through the nonprofit founded in Michael’s name. Click on this link to join the Seven Locks Team. If you have any questions about joining the "Seven Locks Rocks for Michael" team, please contact Christa Thorpe at 240-401-8292 or email@example.com.
WANTED: Field Day Volunteers
Parent Volunteers are needed for Field Days on May 30 (grades 3-5) and on June 1 (grades K-2). You can run an activity or perform general student monitoring. If you are available to help please email Mr. Kaufman directly,
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Looking for our
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 Sue-Debra_S_Vetrano@mcpsmd.org 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. Also, current kindergarten students will not have school on these days so please make other plans.
SLES Cookbook Have Now Arrived!
We have a limited number of copies of the SLES Cookbook left and we want to make sure you don’t miss out! If there are any questions or additional information that you need please feel free to reach out to us: Aimee Robins, Colleen Hubeny, Jennie Kronthal, and Sienna Johnson. You can pay online or in person, whatever is most convenient for you. The information is below.
Those who already ordered should have received it in their child's backpack. To order ($25 each): Paypal to "Friends and Family" via paypal.me/SylviePoirot 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.
PTA Voter Guide Now Available
Maryland primary elections take place this June 26, 2018. To keep families informed, the Montgomery County Council of PTAs has compiled the only voter guide in Montgomery County solely focused on Education issues. The guide includes answers to survey questions from candidates for Board of Education, County Council, and County Executive, as well as State Delegate and Senator. Go to this link or reach out to Neal.Orringer@gmail.com for more information.