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  • Kindergarten Enrollment

    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 registration.   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

  • Attention All GES Parent Volunteers

    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

  • Summer Meals Program

    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

  • Summer Learning

    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 Summer Reading Bingo Summer Math Rising First Grade Math Rising Second Grade Math Rising Third Grade Math Rising Fourth

  • June Newsletter

    June Newsletter

  • Health and Wellness Fair: Saturday, May 11th!

    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.  Activities include: Talks 1)11:15 to 11:30am  Topic: Nutrition by Manna Food 2) 11:30 to 12:15 pm Topic: Hepatitis 

  • April 2019 Newsletter(1)

    April 2019 Newsletter

  • March 2019

    March 2019 Newsletter

  • February 2019 Newsletter

    February 2019 Newsletter

  • January 2019 Newsletter

    January 2019 Newsletter

  • A Note from Mrs. Bryan

    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

    December Newsletter Please enjoy this final newsletter of 2018!

  • November 2018 Newsletter

    November 2018 Newsletter 

  • The Kids Heart Challenge

    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

  • October 2018 Newsletter

    Please enjoy our 2nd newsletter !

  • Save the Dates!

    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

  • September 2018 Newsletter

    Please read our first Patriot newsletter for the new school year! September 2018 Newsletter   

  • 2018-19 Restaurant Fundraisers!

    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

      Prekindergarten/Head Start Registration (English and Spanish) Registration 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 for income-eligibl

  • 2018 Back to School Updates

      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! -Parent Newsletter with comprehensive school info, the student supply list, lunch menu for the first week of school, bus schedules, and s

  • School Supply List for 2018 - 2019

    Here is the school supply list for the upcoming school year! GES School Supply List FY19

  • June Newsletter 2018

    June Newsletter 2018

  • May 2018 Newsletter

    May 2018 Newsletter

  • Kindergarten Orientation

    Kindergarten Orientation, April 13, 2018.  Please call the main office for enrollment materials and appointment at 301-353-8050

  • Science Expo 2018

    Science Expo Information  2018 Science Expo Ideas!  

  • The Need for Nut & Peanut-Free Goods @ GES

    The Need for Nut & Peanut-Free Goods @ GES

  • Updates to New Grading and Reporting

    https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/info/grading/report-cards.aspx

  • Spirit Wear!(3)

      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/ .  

  • School Progress Report

    See our school's PARCC assessment results from 2016.

  • 2017 Student Information Profile

    Please complete the form found here to help us better plan for next year. 

  • Career Day Commercial

    Some of our GES students participated in a "commercial" recording, telling about how GREAT GES is!

  • Local and State Education VIPs visit GES

    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.    

  • GES Celebrates Black History Month with Special Guest

    Tuesday,  February 28th, 2017 at 6:30 GES will be hosting our annual Black History Month celebration with special guest Eloise Greenfield!

  • SCB Thanksgiving Feast in MCPS Bulletin

    Our annual SCB Thanksgiving Feast made it into the MCPS Bulletin again this year. Read the article and see our pictures here.

  • County Executive Ike Leggett Visits GES 3rd Graders

    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.   

  • Get the GES PTA app

    Stay Up-To-Date on All Germantown Elementary School and PTA Activities, Events and News by downloading the app today!

  • Required Training for School Volunteers and Chaperones

    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.

  • PTA President's Welcome Message

    Please click here to read the Back To School Welcome Message from our new PTA President, Heather Ford.

  • GES Now Accepts Online School Payments

    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.

  • 2016-2017 School Supply List

    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 Recognized for Its Strategic Partnership

    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.  

  • Local news coverage of our school ranking

    Read more in the Germantown Pulse article about our newly achieved ranking of #1 School in Maryland!

  • Germantown ES ranked #1 in Maryland by Niche.com

    We are very excited to learn Germantown Elementary was named the 2016 Best School in Maryland!

  • Jump Rope for Heart is Back at GES

    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.

  • School Supply List for the 2015-2016 School Year

    The school supply list - by grade level - is now available.

  • Bus Route Information for 2015-2016

    Information for our school's bus routes for the 2015-2016 School Year is now available.

  • Updates to the 2015-2016 School Year Calendar

    On May 26, 2015, the Montgomery County Board of Education revised the 2015-2016 school calendar. See the changes at the link above.

  • Germantown Girls Learn the Finer Points of Grace From African Royalty

    Princess Esther Kamatari of Burundi came to Germantown ES to mentor young girls from the area in how to master the princess attitude.

  • GES participating in Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients

    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.

  • PARCC Resources

    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.) 

  • Lizzie Sider Bully Prevention Assembly at GES

    Germantown Elementary School welcomed Lizzie Sider and her Bully Prevention Tour to our school! View pictures and the Gazette article here.   

  • 2014 Fifth grade promotion included special guest speaker

    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).  

  • Words Their Way Information for Parents

    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. 

  • Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted!

    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!

  • Real Food for Kids Spotlight on Germantown ES

    Germantown ES received the Real Food for Kids Spotlight over the summer for our accomplishments in improving health and well-being at school.

  • GES Student is Young Author’s Contest Winner – Grade 2!

    In February 2014, our own Riona Sheikh won in the category of 2nd Grade Poetry against students from all over Montgomery County! 

  • Paula Zeller, Resource Teacher, named Nationally Board Certified Exceptional Needs Specialist.

    Congratulations to Paula Zeller who just received word that she is now a Nationally Board Certified Exceptional Needs Specialist!!  Click the heading for photo.

  • US Dept. of Education comes to GES.

    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.

  • MCPS Elementary School Curriculum Guides

    A quick link to the Parent Guides to the Curriculum: 2013-2014

  • Summer Reading Documents & Book Log

    Links to our Summer Reading Bingo, Reading Log and Postcards.  Print them, and play along this summer while reading with your child!

  • New Grading and Reporting FAQs and information

    Links to the new Grading and Reporting video resources

  • Hispanic Hotline / Línea Telefónica en Español

    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.           

  • Register your Giant, Safeway, and Target cards to earn dollars for GES.

    Remember to re-register each year!

  • Earn free supplies for GES by shopping at Office Depot.

    Everytime you shop, be sure to give our ID Number:  70046688