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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Event

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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Donate to the PTA

Link to AmazonSmile to Donate to Glasgow

November 21, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

As the holidays approach and you shop Amazon please consider linking to AmazonSmile, which is Amazon’s charitable contribution forum. If you link, eligible purchases you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation to Glasgow. Linking is very easy and costs you nothing at any point. Amazon prices stay the same no matter if you link your account to Glasgow via AmazonSmile or not. Read how to link your account here!

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Community News

Chipotle Fundraiser: December 13

November 21, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

School Spirit tastes great! Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Ellen Glasgow Middle School at the Chipotle at 6242 Little River Turnpike, Suite A in Alexandria on December 13th, between 5pm – 9pm.   Bring the flyer (attached below) or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Glasgow! Chipotle Fundraiser Flyer

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PTA Meeting

November PTA Meeting Presentations

November 17, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

We had a great turn out Wednesday night from parents (and some students!) to listen to some valuable information about secondary school choices.  Thanks again to our speakers!  Below, you will find the presentations from the evening. High School Academies CTE Academy Course Offerings FCPS Advanced Academic Programs

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Student Information

Add Your Voice to the PTA!

November 2, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Now that the school year is in full swing, consider joining the Glasgow Parent Teacher Association (PTA®).  We work 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.  Add your voice to our PTA community!  Membership is only $10 – join today!

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Community News

VA Bluebird Nest Boxes

November 2, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Last fall with the approval of Principal DeRose and the donation of two nest boxes from the Virginia Bluebird Society, we established the Glasgow Middle School Bluebird Trail.  Our trail is part of a state-wide program that collects data on native cavity nesters.  Three Glasgow families -the Lambs, the Beemans and the Berthas- took responsibility for checking the nest boxes once a week April – August and recording any activity. Being our first year we weren’t sure if any feathered friends would find our nest boxes.  It took them awhile but by mid June a pair of tree swallows moved […]

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Student Information

Glasgow’s Science Olympiad Team Needs You!

November 2, 2016 Rachael Lubarsky 0

Science Olympiad is in need of additional coaches as we have enough students for two teams this year – that means over 30 students!  This is an awesome opportunity to keep kids excited about science.  If you are interested in learning more about what is involved contact Ed or Kimberly Bellem at glasgowsocoach@gmail.com.  Keep in mind… you do not need to be a science expert to do this.  All that is required is to have an interest in helping our students discover their hidden skills and talents. Science Olympiad is a practical, fun, hands-on team competition for all grades (6-8) […]

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