The PTA needs an Events chair (or co-chairs) and a Fundraising chair (or co-chairs). Bring your unique perspective to the PTA board while supporting Woodlin teachers and students! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
If you’re interested in a fun and easy volunteering opportunity, please consider signing up to greet new students at Woodlin at Grosvenor on Thursday, August 4, and/or Thursday August 18
We need volunteers to help the PTA welcome families to Kindergarten Orientation on the following dates and times, at Woodlin at Grosvenor:
- Thursday August 4th, 11:00am-1:00pm
- Thursday August 18th, 9:00am-12pm
- Thursday August 18th, 1pm-3pm
Volunteer duties include greeting new kindergarteners and their families at the entrance, directing them to their appointment, handing out information about the PTA and Woodlin, and giving out a treat bag to each kid. Ideally we would have two volunteers per time slot.
Please email email@example.com if interested.
(Kindergarten parents looking to register for orientation should check Woodlin’s website: https://www2.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/woodlines/news-index/2022/kindergarten-orientation-appointments/.)
Event coordinators Erin Toner, Carolyn Weber, and Heather Collick would like to thank all the students, families, teachers, staff members, PTA volunteers, PTA board members, KAH staff, and community partners who made the W@G International Spring Fair happen!
Thank you for the 49 cake walk donations, candy donations, and for coming together to dance salsa, listen to music, and toss color. A special thank you to Alison Aughinbaugh—our amazing PTA President who makes everything PTA possible; DJ Mr. Danny—who knows that everything is mode fun with dancing and music; Ms. Ward—who wasn’t able to be there in person, but we know we will be hearing her sing again soon; Ms. Garcia—whose strength helps with everything; Ms. Schneiderman—who is always up for problem solving, storybook reading, and fun; Ms. King—who helped with logistics and origami for all; Mr. Hitchcock—who is always ready to help with moving boxes and last minute details; and Mr Tony— who so patiently made sure everything was perfect!
Thanks to Woodlin Boy Scouts Pack 209 and Girl Scout SU 34-9/Troop 34073, we were able to collect 9 boxes of food for the St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Greater Washington and learn more about butterfly habitats.
Mikey Franklin for coordinating the Bookfair, Christine Lao-Scott for organizing the Cake Walk, Kavita Vaidyanathan for work on ColorFest, and Lori Kalikstein who made our adorable new spirit gear happen.
Thank you to Allison Nadelhaft and Angie Lai, the Fundraising Team who made this amazing event possible and the Montgomery County Government Neighborhood Events Matching Funds Grant Program (NEMF) to promote community engagement for their generous support of this community building event.
Amazing Board Members: Mary Haas, Lauren Boylan, Hye-Soo Baek, Eduardo Aponte, Jennie Davison, Katya Rimkunas, Kirsten Byerts, Angie Lai, Jean Kim; and the PTA Teacher Representative Lauren Clarke.
Kindergarten registration opened on March 28. Woodlin info is at https://www2.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/woodlines/news-index/2022/kindergarten-registration-2022–2023/.
Beginning on January 25, all MCPS students will have access to free tutoring and 24/7 homework help to support success in their current courses/grade level, through two new approved tutoring providers, FEV Tutor and Tutor Me Education. Students have access to these virtual tutoring services through their MCPS Google account, using Clever. Information about how to access tutoring services is posted on the MCPS Tutoring and Interventions page.
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage month. Are you interested in coordinating activities to help our community celebrate in a fun and educational way? If so, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Spring Fair on May 14 volunteer sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044baaa828aaf85-international. We welcome high school and middle school students for SSL hours.
PTA elections are coming soon! We’re looking for people to fill positions, especially co-chairing the Event and Fundraising committees. If you have any interest, please contact email@example.com. Everyone is welcome!
MCPS has a page of ideas for activities when schools are closed: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/students/out-of-school-time/.
MCPS is maintaining a page of Covid-19 vaccination and testing sites: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/Coronavirus/Vaccinations/.
Please help us protect our Woodlin community by opting your child in to in-class testing. Information and links to the form in a variety of languages are posted on https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/coronavirus/random-testing.aspx. Per MCPS’ quarantine policy, opting in to testing may help your child stay in school after Covid-19 exposure at school.
The Woodlin PTA is now collecting Snider’s Receipts from 2021! We are collecting all Snider’s receipts dated from 2021 – please email woodlinPTA.firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange drop off or pick up. For every receipt we collect, Snider’s donates 1% back to Woodlin. Help us out and collect receipts from your friends and neighbors!
All receipts from 2021 must be submitted to the PTA fundraising chair by February 4th, 2022.