Welcome to Glasgow Middle School PTA®

The Glasgow Parent Teacher Association (PTA®) works closely with Glasgow staff, parents, and our pyramid schools to build a cohesive, informed community. Together, we support quality education and enrichment for our children. And best of all, we have fun doing it.

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Community News

STEM Impressionist Activities 2016-2017

March 2, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Ms. Angela DeHart created the STEM Impressionists Group to work with Glasgow Students who are interested in exploring STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math subjects. Read more about the incredible activities they’ve done this year and will continue to do through the 2016-2017 school year! 2016_2017ActivitiesHistory

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March 20 PTA Meeting: Engaging in Meaningful Conversations with Your Child

February 26, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Tired of one-word responses from your children?? Come out to the March 20 PTA meeting for an interactive session on how to have conversations with your children that build relationships and prompt discussion and reflection.  Glasgow teachers will present information based on recent training on conversational strategies, which are just as applicable at home as they are at school. Mark your calendar for March 20, 7pm… you don’t want to miss this exciting and interactive event!

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Glasgow is 1 of 3 schools selected as live interview site for Q&A with a NASA engineer!

February 18, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Glasgow is 1 of 3 schools selected as live interview site for Q&A with a NASA engineer! It all happens on Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day next week 23 February. NASA’s Digital Learning Network will host 30-minute events on every hour starting at 9am EST to highlight women in engineering at NASA. Our interview happens at 3pm ET – Ali Luna, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Program Director, Ames Research Center After the event, all of the videos will be available on the National Engineering Google Classroom for girls that are unable to attend. And we’ll feature them on Glasgow’s web page under the STEM tab. […]

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Harlem Wizards Coming to Falls Church!

February 4, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

HARLEM WIZARDS COMING TO FALLS CHURCH The Wizards Combine Awe-Inspiring Basketball Skills and Hilarious Comedy in an Event for the Whole Family What: On Thursday, February 9, the world-famous Harlem Wizards will put on a fun-filled, laugh-a-minute show for the whole family at J.E.B Stuart High School in Falls Church. The Wizards will compete against the Raider Ballers, a team made up of students, teachers and members from our community. Throughout the game, fans will experience a magical display of tricks, coordinated ball handling, fancy passing and aerodynamic athleticism combined with high-energy comedy and audience interaction. Who: The event is […]

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Glasgow PTA Open Campus Activities – February 2017

February 2, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Glasgow PTA Open Campus Activities – February 2017 The second Open Campus of the year will be held on February 14-16 2017. This is a quarterly event that fosters a caring community and inclusively celebrates successful behavior. It works in conjunction with our PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention & Support) program and provides students with the opportunity to attend an activity of their choice for an afternoon, hosted by a teacher or community member. Kids love this event and many of our teachers and staff contribute to its success by planning and hosting fun activities. We need your help! Please contribute […]

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Chaperone Opportunities – Get Involved!

February 2, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Smithsonian National Zoo Mr. Whitt and Ms. Sweeney are taking a Reading Reward Field Trip to the Smithsonian National Zoo on February 24 for a scavenger hunt through the different biomes. Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084aa4a92da0fc1-volunteer1 Questions: Contact Mr. Whitt CTWhitt@fcps.edu Family Engineering Day Parent / School partnership field trip to Family Engineering Day at the National Building Museum needs parent chaperones. Travel by metro with the Ms. Yeisley and the students and enjoy the event. Leaving from East Falls Church Metro station at 9:30a and return to the metro station around 5p. Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084aa4a92da0fc1-volunteer1 Calling all Smart Trip […]

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How to Get Involved in the Budget Conversation

January 28, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Once again, we are facing a significant budget gap. The proposed cuts have a disproportionately negative impact for Glasgow and other Mason District schools.  Key issues for Glasgow MS, Stuart Pyramid, and other Mason District Schools: Elimination of needs-based staffing – reduces additional resources provided for Title 1 schools like Glasgow (beyond that provided by the Federal government) Elimination of or reduction in late buses – reduces access to after-school enrichment activities and learning support programs, as well as having a safe, supervised space for students after school Class size increases for all programs (special ed, general ed, and advanced academics) Elimination […]

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