UPCOMING PTA ACTIVITIES:
The week of September 25th also launches the 4th Annual Andrea Virga Winter Coat Drive, which continues until Tuesday October 31. Donations benefit the local community, please see attached flier for details.
2017-2018 PTA Calendar - A complete calendar of the school 2017-2018 year's PTA events as well as Diamond ES events and MCPS dates.
2017-2018 Committee Chair List - A contact list of all the 2017-2018 PTA members so you know who is responsible for all our activities!
Budget 2017-2018 - The planned operating budget for all PTA activities during the 2017-2018 school year.
NEW THIS SCHOOL YEAR - Pastries for Parents will be held three times during the school year, divided by class. Please see the attached flier for details!
AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
The After-School Activities 2017-2018 Session 1 is now open for registration. See the details below for a description of programs and days offered. From computer skills to creative skills to court skills, our slate truly contains something for everyone. Questions? Contact Darwin Johnson at email@example.com.
*NEW* Diamond PTA would like to offer foreign language immersion classes through Big Learning. See the attached flier for more details.
Big Learning Registration: Sign up at: www.biglearning.org/fles click register
Group Piano will once again be offered at Diamond ES for grades 2-5. A deposit is due by September 22, 2017. The point of contact is Gladys
Arrisueño, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see the linked flier for 2017-2018 program information. Classes begin September 29, 2017.
C3 Cyber Club
(Grades 1-2 & 3-5) - Minecraft Modding - Start Date
Abacus Mental Math
(Grades K-5) - Start Date
(Grades K-5) - Start Date
Busy Bee Arts &
Crafts - Start Date
Contact Karen Orem
Complete the Busy Bees registration form
and return it to school with your child
9/18/2017 (Grades K-5)
Please complete the Diamond Chess Club registration form and mail registration form as directed.
Carolyn Pancoast - CBPancoast@gmail.com
Resources for Special Needs Families
The attached file has information on upcoming events, workshops and resources for parents. Please contact Naomi Rubinstein at email@example.com with any
questions or comments
JOIN THE PTA!
Print this MEMBERSHIP FORM
and return to the front office via your child's backpack!
Stay in the Loop!
Join the Diamond Yahoo Group to keep up with upcoming events!
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/diamond_elementary_school (spaces are actually underscores! _)
Join our Facebook Group - search for "Diamond Elementary PTA" - parents/guardians and staff/teachers ONLY!
PTA meetings are held at 7pm in The Carol Lange Media Center at Diamond Elementary
BAR-T will provide FREE child care for ALL PTA meetings! Younger siblings are welcome, they just need to be potty-trained.
September - no meeting
October 2 - general membership meeting
November 6 - general membership meeting
December - no meeting
January - no meeting
February 5 - general membership meeting
March - no meeting
April 16 - budget meeting
May 7 - general meeting and Elections
PAST MEETING MINUTES AND COMMITTEE REPORTS
PTA Diamond Gems Newsletter
September 2017 Diamond Gems Newsletter
2016 - 2017
September 2016 Diamond Gems Newsletter
October 2016 Diamond Gems Newsletter
November 2016 Diamond Gems Newsletter
December 2016 Diamond Gems Newsletter
January 2017 Diamond Gems Newsletter
February 2017 Diamond Gems Newsletter
March 2017 Diamond Gems Newsletter
April 2017 Diamond Gems Newsletter
May 2017 Diamond Gems Newsletter
June 2017 Diamond Gems Newsletter
Meet your 2017-2018 PTA Board
Jamila Bell, President
Kamran Sadeghi , VP Fundraising
Suzanne Jenkins, VP Community
Sherry Liu, Treasurer
Adebola Ajao, Secretary
Easy Ways to Help Our School !
Monday, October 9 is Dine Out night at Panera!
Diamond receives 10% of the total proceeds, no flier needed.
285 Kentlands Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
||Register for Giant's A+Bonus Bucks for Education
Our school code is 00806
||Register for Safeway's Program through eScrip Use group number 6495520
||Send in Box Tops for Education from cereals, packaged foods, baggies, etc.
Download Box Tops form
Target - Take Charge of Education
When you shop at Target or Target.com, use your Target Visa or Target Red Card to raise funds for our school! We'll receive a percentage of the amount of each purchase in the form of a cash donation from Target through the Take Charge of Education program. It's easy! Just visit target.com/tcoe, or call 1-800-316-6142 to designate our school with the Diamond ES ID # 58122. So if you're going to Target anyway, please consider using your Target Visa or Target Red Card. Big thanks to those who are already doing their part to make a great school even better.
Don't forget to ask your extended family members, friends and neighbors to sign up and designate too!
Diamond Spirit Wear
Make checks payable to Diamond ES PTA, pay by cash or Visa/MasterCard!
What items are for sale?
- T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, hoodies and magnets
- School Spirit Days are usually on Fridays - be prepared to show DIAMOND SPIRIT!!!
PTA Help Wanted List
- We always need help! To join a specific committee, email the Chairperson (see list above)
- Classroom Volunteers - contact your child's teacher and then our Volunteer Coordinator - Amy Galler