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Welcome to College Gardens Elementary School

IB Logo newVision: As a Primary Years Programme school, we will provide an engaging and open-minded learning community where all members collaborate respectfully to challenge and motivate one another within a safe and nurturing environment.

Mission Statement: We develop and support a successful and inclusive environment where all students actively participate in and assume ownership of their learning. As a unified staff and community, we create a rigorous instructional program, which promotes globally minded, creative, confident, and reflective lifelong learners.

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News and Announcements

Kindergarten Orientation May 25-26

Kindergarten Orientation will be Thursday, May 25 and Friday, May 26.  If you have a child born between September 2, 2011 and September 1, 2012 please call the College Gardens Main Office to sign up for orientation and get the orientation packet and forms by either stopping by the school office, accessing it through the MCPS Website or downloading a copy by clicking on the link above. 

2016-2017 CGES Yearbooks

College Gardens 2016-2017 Yearbooks are now for sale through the PTA Website. Deadline to order is March 24th.

PTA Spring Book Fair March 24th-31st

The Scholastic Book Fair is returning to College Gardens Elementary School March 24-31st. This is a great opportunity to stock your shelves while supporting our school and putting more books in each classroom. For more information click on the link above.

CGES Spirit Week! March 20-24

Show your College Gardens School Spirit this week! Each day has a special theme. To see what you should be wearing this week click on the link above.

Volunteering at College Gardens - New MCPS Mandatory Training

We hope you will be able to volunteer sometime this year whether it is helping in the classroom, participating in a classroom party or chaperoning a field trip. If you do MCPS has new guidelines regarding volunteering including a MANDATORY ONLINE TRAINING. This training must be completed before you may volunteer in anyway at the school. You may do the training online at home or at CGES in the Main Office. Click on the link above for more information.