Greetings from the PTA

Co-Presidents!

 

On behalf of the Mosby Woods Parent Teacher Association, it is our pleasure to welcome all new and returning families to the 2016-2017 school year and to our wonderful community here at Mosby Woods!  We are looking forward to a great year filled with fantastic events, community-building activities, and most importantly supporting our students and teachers so they can continue to excel!!

 

Go Mustangs!!

 

Sam Malone McCormack & Kelly Volciak                   

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Direct Donation Fundraiser

$9,705 HAS BEEN RAISED!!
 
Thank you to all who have donated!  Although this fundraiser is officially closed, you can always support our PTA through an donate online.  Mosby Woods is a 501(c)(3) organization, so your contribution is fully tax deductible.  Employer matching gift information is available here
 

Canned Soup Drive for Blessings in a Backpack 

 
Deadline:  Friday, March 31st
 
The PTA is collecting cans of soup for children in need in the MWES community. While you are shopping over the next two weeks, please consider picking up items to contribute to this important effort.   We are collecting:
  • Canned soup (large, family sizes are appreciated)
  • Plastic grocery store bags (we use a lot of them and will recycle them)
  • Grocery store gift cards are always appreciated
Bring your donations to the main office.  Thank you for being a part of our community and for helping others!   Questions? Please contact Maura Connelly.

Rising 7th Grade Parent

Meet and Greets at Thoreau MS

 

April 4 at 10:00am - 11:00am

 

Thoreau is offering a series of “Meet and Greet” events as an opportunity for rising 7th grade parents to visit the school, meet Principal Azimi and the Thoreau Administration, meet PTA President Beth Eachus, and ask questions in a more informal setting. It is also an opportunity for parents to see the school "in action" .

Check it Out!!!

 

Come join us for these FAMILY FUN events!!

  • April 1:     MWES Annual Yard Sale (donations accepted through March 31st).
  • April 5:     Career Fair
  • April 6:     Staff Basketball Game
  • April 17:   Einstein Night​
  • April 21:   Spring Fling (previously the Fall Ball)
  • April 28:   Restaurant Nights at ABC Canteen

 

Click here for more information.

 

Yearbook Orders Open

 

Deadline:  March 23rd

Cost:  $15.00

 

Yearbook ordering is available through the flyer in this week's Wednesday folder or online.   Click here to order the 2016-2017 Mosby Woods Yearbook.

Girl Scout Spring Break Camp

 

 

Camp Imagination is an introductory program for girls not currently enrolled in Girl Scouts.

Camp is April 10th to 13th at Gunston Middle School in Arlington. Cost is $40.

 

Contact Josephine Gilliland for more information and register here.

 

 

Special Education and Parenting Resources

 
The PTA has dedicated a page for Special education mainly highlighting free FCPS PRC workshops and events for parents and other free educational opportunities for parents.
 

 A complete list of March and April Workshops can be found here.

 

On February 21 MWES PTA hosted Rachna Varia, PhD and Kristi Guadagnoli, PsyD, co-founders of MindWell Psychology, for a parent workshop:  “Your Child’s Mind: Promoting Motivation,Grit, and Engaged Learning.”  

 

You can view the full session here.

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