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

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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Volunteer

Join the Nominating Committee!

January 17, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

It’s that time of year again! PTA is looking for individuals to serve on our Nominating Committee to encourage our members to contribute to PTA as an elected official. All you need is a basic understanding of our Glasgow PTA roles and a willingness to make a few phone calls, send emails, and think creatively. The Nominating Committee consists of three PTA members. They are chartered to nominate the slate of officers on which the membership votes. They contact people who are interested and qualified to serve on the PTA Board and confirm their willingness to serve if elected. (NB: All members are invited and encouraged […]

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Student Information

Yearbook Sales Are Still Going!

January 6, 2017 Rachael Lubarsky 0

The yearbook website is taking orders!  If you are planning on ordering a yearbook this year, please consider doing so ASAP.  The yearbook is only $25 through January 31st, so order soon to save some money because the price of the yearbook jumps to $30 on February 1st!  Also, extras are still available as well.  These include Name Stamping ($5), Autograph Pages ($2), Bling Accessory Pack (stickers and jewels for $6), Clear Dust Cover ($3), Sparkle Dust Cover ($5), Yearbook Stickies ($6), Pen Signing Set ($4.99).  To pay with a credit card, visit https://shop.smart-pay.com/index.cfm?p=order-start&sid=17803&no=1 Please contact Mr. Perella at maperella@fcps.edu if you […]

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Student Information

News from the PBIS Store

December 9, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Come visit our school and work the PBIS Store during Glasgow lunches. We need at least 2 volunteers per session (minimum of 4 per day). If you know your child’s lunch session – you can sign up to volunteer at that time. It is an easy and fun volunteer opportunity. Training will be provided at the beginning of your session (minimal instruction is needed!)  Contact Jen Hitchcock at jenjim24@gmail.com with questions.  Too many stocking stuffers? The PBIS store is always looking for DONATIONS! Small toys, fun school supplies, gel pens, anything with an appropriate emoji, lip balm, books and $5 & $10 gift certificates to places like […]

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Student Information

Student Directory Now Available!

December 3, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Glasgow’s Student Directory is now available on Blackboard! Need to connect with another student over the weekend or in the evening? Trying to set up carpools but don’t have a phone number or e-mail address? Wondering who else is in your child’s grade? Your search is finally over! Find all of that in our Glasgow Student Directory, now updated for current school year. As a service to students and parents, the PTA routinely works with the school to create a directory of all Glasgow students. The directory is posted on Blackboard where it is password protected (behind the school’s firewall) […]

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Hour of Code Activities 2016

December 2, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Glasgow’s Girls Coding Club, with support from FCCLA and the STEM Impressionists, is happy to announce this year’s week of Hour of Code activities! (NOTE:  There may be some minor changes to this schedule)  Monday (12/5):  After school focus on how you can use robots to code!  Presentation by First Lego League and STEM students and an opportunity to spend time earning a certificate with Code.org! (F226)  Wednesday (12/7):  Boys coding club hosts the Hour of Code. Presentation by students about what the boys coding club is all about and an opportunity to spend time earning a certificate with Code.org. […]

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Odyssey of the Mind Judge Needed!

December 1, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Glasgow PTA has sponsored a team of 6th and 7th graders to compete in this year’s Odyssey of the Mind regional tournament. A requirement of their registration is to provide a judge for the tournament.  A judge can be any community member and requires a day’s commitment for training and a day’s commitment for the tournament. There are small perks like a provided lunch and a t-shirt on tournament day, but the real benefit is seeing elementary through high schoolers share their creative problem-solving approaches! Commitment Details: Training is February 11 from about 8:30 to about 3:00 at Thoreau Middle School in Vienna The tournament is March 4 from […]

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Winter Book Fair

November 28, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

The Glasgow library will host a Scholastic Winter Book Fair from Monday, December 5, 2016 through Friday, December 9, 2016. The money raised will support the library and help them to purchase new books for students and teachers and support technology initiatives for the library.  The Book Fair will be open to students during the school day from Monday, December 5th — Friday, December 9th.   Sign up to help now!

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Student Information

2016-2017 Odd/Even Student Calendar

November 22, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Having trouble keeping track of your Glasgow students’ Odd, Even or Open Campus days?  The updated calendar for 2016-2017 is like your cheat sheet for school-scheduled activities. Download it here.

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