Holiday Giving Project and SOS program

Holiday Giving Project- The Montgomery County Holiday Giving Project is underway. If your family needs assistance during this holiday season, Thanksgiving, and December holidays, please complete the attached referral form and send it back to the school with your student to the counseling office. You can also email it to our Parent Community Coordinator, Ms. Laurene Thomas (laurene,  or to Ms. Lucia Monroy, registrar/counseling secretary ( The deadline is Friday, October 20thPlease note: There is only one referral permitted per family. Please include all children attending other MCPS schools. Assistance is based on the county's available resources and is not guaranteed. After referrals are submitted, you will be contacted directly by the organization coordinating distribution. It is the family's responsibility to pick up items at the designated time and location.  

If your family is able to help others during this holiday season and would like to partner with us, please reach out to our counselors or Parent Community Coordinator to coordinate how you may help. Some examples may be donating gift cards of any amount to local stores or groceries, books, games, or non-perishable food items.

Programa de Asistencia para los Días de Fiesta - El Programa de asistencia para los días de fiestas del Condado de Montgomery está en marcha. Si su familia necesita ayuda durante esta temporada de vacaciones, el Día de Acción de Gracias y las vacaciones de Diciembre, complete el formulario de referencia adjunto y envíelo a la escuela con su estudiante a la oficina de consejería o puede enviarlo por correo electrónico a nuestra Coordinadora de Padres y Comunidad, Ms. Laurene Thomas (laurene,  o a Ms. Lucia Monroy, secretaria de consejería (  Los formularios deben recibirse antes del viernes, 20 de octubre. Para obtener asistencia en Español, no dude en comunicarse con Lucy Monroy al 240-740-7140.  Tenga en cuenta: Solo se permite un formulario de referencia por familia. Asegúrese de incluir todos sus niños que asisten a otras escuelas en el Condado de Montgomery. La asistencia se basa en la cantidad de recursos que el condado tiene disponibles y no está garantizada. Después que enviamos los formularios de referencia al condado, la organización que coordina la distribución de sus donaciones, se comunicará con usted directamente. Es responsabilidad de la familia recoger los artículos en el lugar y la hora designados.

Si su familia puede ayudar a otros durante esta temporada de festividades y desea asociarse con nosotros, comuníquese con nuestros consejeros o Coordinadora de la Comunidad de Padres para decidir cómo puede ayudar. Algunos ejemplos pueden ser la donación de tarjetas de regalo de cualquier monto de tiendas locales o supermercados, libros, juegos o alimentos no perecederos.

Laurene Thomas

Parent Community Coordinator

Student, Family and School Services (SFSS)

Serving: Great Seneca Creek ES, Kingsview MS, Northwest HS

Office: 301-924-3961

Kingsview Counseling Department 240-740-7140

Signs of Suicide® (SOS®) Prevention Program - MCPS is enhancing its suicide prevention curriculum using the Signs of Suicide® (SOS®) Prevention Program.  All students in Grade 6 through 12 will participate in the Signs of Suicide® (SOS®) Prevention Program.  The program will be implemented at Kingsview Middle School in Health classes this year, beginning on October 25, 2023.   Please see the attached letter for more information.  If you have any questions or concerns about this program, please do not hesitate to contact your student’s grade level counselor between Monday through Friday, 8 am - 3 pm at 240-740-7140.

SGA Kids Helping Kids Food Drive: October 16 – 20, 2023 – Last year the SGA and students of Kingsview collected over 300 food items to donate to Manna Foods to help those in our community who are in need of food.  Our goal this year is 500 items.  Together we can reach our goal and help fight hunger! Bring in canned food items:  corn, beans, tomato sauce, and peanut butter. Boxes of rice, mashed potatoes and cereal.  Do not forget to bring spaghetti, pasta, tuna fish, canned vegetables, mac and cheese, and other non-perishable foods.  SGA will be collecting food items by grade level beginning Monday, October 16 through Friday, October 20th.

There will be two large bins in the main hallway for 7th and 8th grade; and one near the 6th grade entrance for 6th grade.  Let’s see which grade level will bring the most items over 100.  Each can or box counts as one item.  Packages sold together in stores (like 6 packs of oodles or noodles) will be counted as one item. Let the competition begin!

SGA Red Ribbon Spirit Week: October 23 - 27, 2023

Monday: Heads Up Day:  Wear your hair pulled up or spiked up to stand against drugs.

Tuesday: Mixed Matched Day: Because Differences Don’t Matter - Wear mixed matched clothes/socks/shoes to show acceptance & inclusion.

Wednesday: Backwards Day: Turn Your Back on Drugs & Alcohol! Wear shirts/sweatshirts backwards.

Thursday: Keep It Right Day: Do the right thing and take a stand against drugs and bullying.  Decorate the right side of your face/hair to stand with us against drugs and bullying.

Friday: Black Out Day: Black out Bullying! Wear all black to stand up against bullying.


Fall Costume Dance and Movie Night: Friday, October 20, 2023, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. – Tickets go on sale tomorrow!  We will have a DJ, Door Prizes, and a Photo Staging Area! Tickets are $5.00 (cash only) The ticket covers entry to either the DANCE (blue ticket) or the MOVIE (red ticket).  Students may NOT attend both events. The Google PTSA Fall Dance Movie Permission must be completed by a parent/guardian BEFORE a student can purchase a ticket.  The parent permission form will close at 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18.  NO phone calls or emails for permission will be accepted.

Tickets will be sold only during the student’s grade-level lunch from Friday, October 13 - Thursday, October 19, 2023 (REVISED DATES).  NO phone calls for money drop-off will be allowed.  Only current Kingsview MS students may attend the evenings events. Registration will be confirmed at the entrance.  The student MUST bring the ticket for the DANCE (blue ticket) or MOVIE (red ticket) on Friday, October, 20.  The student should also bring cash to purchase pizza and drinks. The Kingsview PTSA reserves the right to turn away anyone who does not adhere to the school dress code policy and behavior policy during the event. Students must be present in school the day of the event in order to attend.

Parent Volunteers Needed! All parents/guardians must complete the Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) training by Monday, October 16.  You can access the CAN training via your ParentVUE account. Click to volunteer: Sign-up Genius Any questions, please contact Kingsview PTSA: 

PTSA Spirit Gear DriveThe deadline has been extended to Friday, October 13, 2023.   Last chance to shop our gear drive online!  Place your order today!

The PTSA helps our school purchase technology, programs and materials that are not in the school budget.  If you haven't joined the PTSA it is not too late!  Please send in your forms or join online on the Kingsview PTSA website. Your dollars help us each and every day.  Click here for more information:  If you are interested in joining the PTSA executive board, please contact Angela Douglas-Roman, at

REMINDER: The PACE (Parent Association for Community Engagement) will host a General Membership Meeting on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. in the media center.  PACE seeks to celebrate our diversity by empowering members/families of our black and brown community.  See you tonight!

Remember at Kingsview Middle School, we DR2EAM BIG! Have a great afternoon!

Kingsview Administration

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