December 16 Newsflash

PTA News

  • Thanks for all the families who came out to last Thursday’s Restaurant Night at Five Guys. Twinbrook had the place packed! It was fun to see so many families and kids spending time together.
  • The PTA worked with Twinbrook administration to identify and purchase six new games for every classroom. These games have been given to teachers and will be used for indoor recess. Thanks for your support with fundraising so that we were able to provide this for our students.
  • December’s Twinbrook Tiger Tuesday (TTT) winner is Ms. Massie’s 3rd graders. TTT is a new program that the PTA has implemented to increase individual classroom spirit. Every few weeks a new class is drawn by random lottery to be that months “Featured Class.” They get the TTT special banner hung outside their classroom, pencils, Silver Diner gift certificates (for students and teachers), and a small cash award that the teacher can use for classroom supplies or special activities. Previous winners were Mrs. Lethbridge’s 4th graders in October and Ms. Dhora’s 1st graders in November.
  • Save the date! On Tuesday, January 7, we will hold a General PTA meeting at 6:30. Afterwards, the school will sponsor a special speaker on social and emotional learning. On Thursday, January 9, the PTA will hold a Board meeting at 7:00 pm.
  • The next Club Twinbrook will be held on Friday, January 24. This program, run in conjunction with the Twinbrook Recreation Center, provides a fun night at the Rec Center for Twinbrook ES kids. Look for a registration form in January.

School and MCPS News

  • Share your ideas! The next community meeting on “Bell Times” will be held Monday, December 16, at 7:00 p.m. at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville. Childcare for ages 4 and up and interpretation will be provided. For more information, visit the MCPS website for the Bell Times Workgroup.
  • Twinbrook ES will hold a PAWS workshop to help parents support their students on Wednesday, December 18 from 6:30-8:00 pm. This workshop will focus on Grade 1.

 Community News

  • Twinbrook Recreation Center is offering Winter Wonderland Fun Days on Monday, December 23 and Monday, December 30. Kids ages 5-11 can come from 9 am – 5 pm for fun indoor activities. Cost is $25 resident, $29 non-resident. For more info, call 240-314-8830 or go to https://rockenroll.rockvillemd.gov/econnect/start/start.asp
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