Do you live in the Germantown Elementary area and have a child
who will be turning 5 on or before September 1, 2019? If so, click above for more information about
In order to enroll your child for kindergarten (or any
grade), you will need to fill out the forms listed here . You will also n
GES Volunteer Information
MCPS has implemented a policy that requires all volunteers to take an online training BEFORE volunteering at the school. The Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness (CANA) training takes about 30-40 minutes and must be done every three years. It has audio so you have to listen and answ
CHILDREN 18 YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER may come Monday through Friday to any of these locations to receive a health and nutritious meal!
No appointment is necessary, but the meal must be eaten at the location. Use the links below to the flyers for the Summer Meals walk-in locations:
Summer Meal Locations (Englis
Here are the Summer Reading and Summer Math worksheets for students.
Remember that students who return them by September 6th, 2019 will receive a prize!
Summer Reading Bingo
Rising First Grade Math
Rising Second Grade Math
Rising Third Grade Math
Germantown ES and the GES PTA are proud to support our school's new partner, American Diversity Group, in hosting a Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, May 11th from 11am to 2pm at GES.
Talks 1)11:15 to 11:30am Topic: Nutrition by Manna Food 2) 11:30 to 12:15 pm Topic: Hepatitis
April 2019 Newsletter
March 2019 Newsletter
February 2019 Newsletter
January 2019 Newsletter
See the attached
letter to learn more about Mrs. Walsleben's practicum at GES from January 2 through
February 22 ,
2019. Mrs. Bryan will serve as a visiting principal at Julius West Middle
School during those dates and return to GES on February 25, 2019 .
We welcome Debbie Ryan as visiting principa
December Newsletter Please enjoy this final newsletter of 2018!
November 2018 Newsletter
The Kids Heart Challenge (a.k.a. Jump
Rope for Heart) is back! The Kids Heart Challenge is a
fundraiser for the American Heart Association. We’re joining the fight
against our nation’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers – cardiovascular diseases and
stroke. The money we raise helps people in our community learn how to
Please enjoy our 2nd newsletter !
Back to School Night (BTSN): Thursday, September 20th, 7:00 - 8:50 pm
Restaurant Night at Chipotle: Tuesday, September 25th, from 4 - 8 pm
Join us for a GES fundraiser at the Chipotle at 19881 Century Blvd in Germantown, MD. Make sure to bring a paper or electronic copy of the GES flyer to ensure we get cr
Please read our first Patriot newsletter for the new school year!
September 2018 Newsletter
Please check out the attached list of Restaurant Fundraisers for the year!
Our first fundraiser is at Chipotle on Tuesday, September 25th!
Prekindergarten/Head Start Registration (English and Spanish)
continues through the summer for prekindergarten and Head Start programs
for children who will be four years old by September 1, 2018. MCPS
offers a free prekindergarten program in schools throughout the county
2018 Back to School Updates & Summer News:
These are all the documents and information that parents need to start your children’s 2018-19 school year off right!
with comprehensive school info, the student supply list, lunch menu
for the first week of school, bus schedules, and s
Here is the school supply list for the upcoming school year!
GES School Supply List FY19
June Newsletter 2018
May 2018 Newsletter
Orientation, April 13, 2018.
Please call the main office for enrollment
materials and appointment at 301-353-8050
Science Expo Information 2018
Science Expo Ideas!
The Need for Nut & Peanut-Free Goods @ GES
The PTA’s spirit wear sale has begun! Take advantage of the
two week free shipping promotion from October 20 through November 6 using the
following URL: http://www.gtspiritwear.com/ .
See our school's PARCC assessment results from 2016.
Please complete the form found here to help us better plan for next year.
Some of our GES students participated in a "commercial" recording, telling about how GREAT GES is!
February 22, 2107:
Germantown was proud to host Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent
of Schools, Dr. Jack Smith, MCPS Superintendent, and Ms. Stephanie Iszard,
Maryland State Department of Education.
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 6:30 GES will be hosting our annual Black History Month celebration with special guest Eloise Greenfield!
Our annual SCB Thanksgiving Feast made it into the MCPS Bulletin again this year. Read the article and see our pictures here.
Germantown ES was excited to welcome Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett to our school where he led a discussion about local government, and answered questions from the students.
Stay Up-To-Date on All Germantown Elementary School and PTA Activities, Events and News by downloading the app today!
MCPS requires all volunteers and chaperones complete an online training on recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect. Please read the specific requirements and find the link to the online video here.
Please click here to read the Back To School Welcome Message from our new PTA President, Heather Ford.
Germantown ES families now have the option to pay for school activities and events, like field trips, using a secure online payment center. Click here to learn more and to set up your account.
It's never too early to prepare for the next school year! Here is a list of all the suggested tools and supplies your child should have to be ready for the 2016-2017 school year.
GES was recognized by the Patuxent River (MD)
Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. The recognition is a result of the strategic
partnership we formed with the organization as they mentor targeted 5th grade
girls. Check out details and pictures here.
Read more in the Germantown Pulse article about our newly achieved ranking of #1 School in Maryland!
We are very excited to learn Germantown Elementary was named the 2016 Best School in Maryland!
First through fifth grade students can sign up, collect pledges, and Jump Rope for Heart on November 25! See event details and a link for the American Heart Association here.
The school supply list - by grade level - is now available.
Information for our school's bus routes for the 2015-2016 School Year is now available.
On May 26, 2015, the Montgomery County Board of Education revised the 2015-2016 school calendar. See the changes at the link above.
Princess Esther Kamatari of Burundi came to Germantown ES to mentor young girls from the area in how to master the princess attitude.
Over the next 2 weeks, GES students will be collecting money for the LLS Pennies for Patients program. Learn more about how you can support this cause.
Here you will find handouts and
resources from the George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Academy Saturday School parent
workshop sessions on PARCC. (Our very
own Abby Jacobs, K Teacher, was a presenter of this information.)
Germantown Elementary School welcomed Lizzie Sider and her Bully Prevention Tour to our school! View pictures and the Gazette article here.
Click through for pics and news about a special visit from Ms. Frances Hopkins, the US Department of Education’s Director of the President's Education Awards Program (PEAP).
Please take a moment
to check out the parent brochure and video if you were unable to attend the October 2014 PTA
meeting, or as
a review if you have already seen them.
Early in September, the Germantown ES Staff were challenged to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The staff in turn challenged our fantastic PTA to the challenge! Links to the videos can be found here!
Germantown ES received the Real Food for Kids Spotlight over the summer for our accomplishments in improving health and well-being at school.
In February 2014, our own Riona Sheikh won in the category of 2nd Grade Poetry against students from all over Montgomery County!
Congratulations to Paula Zeller who just received word that she is now a Nationally Board Certified Exceptional Needs Specialist!! Click the heading for photo.
Ms. Bryant was selected to be 1 of 30 principals around the DC metropolitan area to participate in the ED Goes Back to School Principal Shadowing Event 2013. Click the heading above for details and photos.
A quick link to the Parent Guides to the Curriculum: 2013-2014
Links to our Summer Reading Bingo, Reading Log and Postcards. Print them, and play along this summer while reading with your child!
Links to the new Grading and Reporting video resources
La línea telefónica de información puede ayudarlo a comunicarse con la escuela y a interpretar información que ha sido enviada a su casa de la escuela.
Remember to re-register each year!
Everytime you shop, be sure to give our ID Number: 70046688