Volunteer Training RequirementThis year, MCPS is requiring that all volunteers who work with children in MCPS participate in an online training on Child Abuse and Neglect. Please click here for further details, as well as the link to the training module.PARCC Testing Schedule 2017At the beginning of May, all students in grades three through five will take the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) tests. This will include four sections of both mathematics and English/Language Arts (ELA). Click here to see this year's schedule. Piano Liquidation SaleSchaeffer's Piano Company is having a liquidation sale on February 18th and 19th. Click here for additional information.Specialists' NewsletterClick here to view the new monthly Specialists' Newsletter to read about what the students are learning this month in art, music, P.E., media, and guidance.Jump Rope for HeartClick here to learn about this year's Jump Rope for Heart event, to be held on Tuesday, February 14th.Lunch Menu Changes On Wednesday, February 1st, the alternate lunch will be grilled cheese with french fries. On Monday, February 6th, the alternate lunch will be turkey franks. Family Science NightPlease see the attached flyer about a family science night, "Reptile Wonders," to be held on Thursday, January 26th. MCABSE Benefit ConcertThe Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators (MCABSE) will present its first winter benefit concert, An Evening of Smooth Jazz with Minus2, on Saturday, December 10th. Click here for additional information.