So great to see so many of you at our School Social last night! Thank you for coming out and joining us despite the weather! Thank you to our community spirit co-chairs Tricia Holley/Katie Attiken who put together this event, and the many other community events and activities during school year!
Attention Rising 6th Graders
The next GWMS walk through is scheduled Tuesday February 12th at 10am. The Elective Fair is also scheduled on February 12th at 6:00pm.
Prospective families are invited to come meet with the administrative team, learn about various classes, programs and opportunities, and have student-led tours of the building. RSVP is not necessary.
A conversation with the Superintendent, Postponed, February 6th, 2019, 6pm, T.C Williams High School Cafeteria
Animal Benefit, April 9th
We are getting ready for this Dr. Zissios favorite! Our annual talent show/fundraiser for King Street Cats and Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. Your children will be getting notices home about auditioning to perform if they would like to participate. For those who would like to join us in our support of this important cause, we are asking you to register in advance to attend the concert/benefit (with a small suggested $5 donation pp) and/or submit a photo of your pet/animal to feature in the program for the night. There is also an opportunity to simply donate to these important causes. Together we highlight this important cause in April as part of our character counts program. Visit http://www.lctapta.org/animalbenefit
Looking for parent volunteer-3D Printers
Do you have experience with 3-D printers in your workplace? Our new equipment has arrived and our 4th and 5th grade teaching staff is looking for assistance to present to students about the “real world” application of this technology and how it is applied in the workforce. We can work around your schedule. Please email Ms. Murphy, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you can spare an hour of your time.
Our next legislative affairs meeting is February 21st at Firehook Bakery at 8:15am. Join this important discussion on our focus with ACPS on; continuing enrollment pressure/growth and need for district planning to address it, playground renovation and overall facility’s needs.
Military Families Meet-up, February 7th
Join other LCTA military families for meet-up at Meggrolls, 107 N. Fayette Street, February 7th at 6:30pm!
Order your Loveline by February 14th.
Donate new or used books during the month of February to benefit Community Lodgings. Bins will be in the front lobby.
Remember our Crossing Guard on February 13th – National Crossing Guard Appreciation Day
Book Fair!-Volunteers Needed!
This is an easy opportunity to volunteer! It is a small time commitment. Your help allows us to pull together this event which is beloved by the students (your children) and teachers alike. Help us out! Sign up for a shift.
Teacher Appreciation Breakfast-K Parents-February 20th
We are continuing to host once monthly breakfasts for our teachers and rely on parent volunteers to supply items for the once monthly breakfast. This next upcoming is hosted by Kindergarten parents. Please sign up here for a food item https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F4BABA828A5F49-teacher6
Thank you in advance for your support!
February 1st - Teacher Workday/Student Holiday
February 6th – 6:00pm, T.C Williams High School Cafeteria, A conversation with the superintendent.
February 7th and 8th Early Release Teacher Conferences
February 7th - 6:00-7:30pm, Meggrolls, Military Families Meetup
February 11th - 8:00am, PTA Executive Board
February 12th – GWMS Tour and Elective Fair
February 13th - Crossing Guard Appreciation Day
February 18th - Holiday
February 20th - Teacher Appreciation Breakfast (K parents)