Scholastic Book Fair is almost here! Get started early by ordering online.Get some of your shopping in early at the Book Fair. Order online from November 3 to November 16. Use this link to get started. Guess what's coming? Guess who is reading this story?? Win a Prize!!Personal Body Safety Lessons. MCPS is taking an active role in the prevention of child abuse and neglect through early prevention and intervention educaionDuring the months of November and December, our school counselor and classroom teachers will be presenting lessons on the topic of child abuse and neglect. The lessons are known as Personal Body Safety Lessons. Click the link for detailed information. Picture Day, Friday, October 25 has been completed! Thank you to our parent volunteers that helped making picture day run so smoothly and efficiently.Thank you Jon Summers, Pamela Grant, Cindy Chan!! There will be a makeup day (TBD) if your student missed Picture Day. If you forgot to order a picture packet, please do so this week and we will turn your packet into Victor O'NeillAmericanism Essay Contest for 3rd through 5th gradersEach year, the American Legion Auxilary (ALA), Department of Maryland, sponsors an Americanism Essay Contest for students in grades 3-8. Grade levels are divided into three groups. Three awards in each of the three groups will be presented in each Unit, District and Department, with prizes at each level. First place Department winners will be sent to the National Competition. The contest time frame is November 1 - January 31. Please click on this link for detailed informationCongratulations to the NEW SGA officers!President, Evin Fernando Vice President, Brent Korzeniewski Secretary, Conor Gardner Clearspring Hosts American Legion Post 171 in Damascus for the Flag Raising CeremonyJoin Clearspring students and staff as we host the American Legion Post 171 in Damascus in honoring the veterans, men, and women who have served honorably in the armed forces during the war eras prescribed by law on Friday, November 8 at 9:30 am at the front of the school.Post Halloween Candy Giveback to the Troops! In response to overwhelming participation last year, Clearspring will again be collecting unwanted or extra candy to send to our US Troops overseas.