Move to Grosvenor

We will hold a “Move to Grosvenor” information meeting on Wednesday, November 18th at 7:00 pm in the all-purpose room. We will share transportation and logistics information about our move to Grosvenor. Due to the anticipated number of parents attending the meeting, we request that children please not attend. If you are unable to join us, please do not hesitate to call the school office with any questions that you may have. We will continue to post updates on our Wayside website as new information becomes available.

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Wayside Open House – Saturday, December 5

Wayside PTA and staff will be hosting an Open House from 2:00-4:00 pm to say goodbye to our school.  Walk thru the halls, see old friends and take one last look at Wayside before construction begins.  We invite all alumni, staff, current families and the community to this event.  Spread the word!!  See flyer for more details.
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Travel the World!! Multicultural Night – Dec 10th

We are happy to bring back Multicultural Night to Wayside, one of the most enjoyable community events. Due to the school moving Multicultural Night will be held earlier this year and we hope that ALL Wayside families will join us as we learn about the different cultures and countries represented at our school. Wherever your family is from and whatever your traditions are, we all want to learn from you.

Please click here to sign up with Sign Up Genius. We need families to sign up as soon as possible and participate to make this event a success. Host a table? Share an ethnic dish? Perform for fellow classmates? Details on being a part of this night can be found within the Sign Up Genius.

Questions? Please contact Sarah Wang (sarahcwang @, Nicole Kang (nix2va @ or Moon Song (jomoso @

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Wayside SNAP Week Makes the News!

Check out this article about Wayside’s amazing SNAP Week:

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Box Tops for Education

The Fall deadline for collecting Box Tops for Education is almost here! Please send in all those that you have been collecting. Just because the Fall deadline is approaching, don’t stop clipping- we are always collecting, so keep cutting! You will be surprised at how many of the items in your house have the Box Tops and each one is worth $.10 to Wayside- so this is the easiest way to donate to your child’s school!

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Support Wayside by Shopping at Amazon

We are excited to announce Wayside is officially registered as an AmazonSmile charitable organization and can receive 0.5% from eligible purchases made at AmazonSmile. You can now contribute needed funds to Wayside simply by shopping at Amazon!  When first visiting AmazonSmile at, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization.  Please make sure you select the correct Wayside Elementary. If you have questions, please contact Taryn Schaffer at  Thank you for shopping!

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Upcoming Dates

  1. PTA Executive Board Meeting

    December 9 @ 9:30 am
  2. Multicultural Night Event

    December 10 @ 6:30 pm
  3. Staff Holiday Lunch

    December 16 @ 11:00 am
  4. No School for Students or Staff – Winter Break

    December 24, 2015 - January 1, 2016
  5. Skate Night

    January 9, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wayside Elementary School  |   10011 Glen Road, Potomac, MD 20854  |   301.279.8484