Wayside Waves 2/28/2021

1. Welcome Back, SCB!
2. Community Service Project: Cards for Hospitalized Kids
3. Free Shipping on Wayside Spirit Wear (INCLUDING WAYSIDE FACE MASKS) until March 8!
4. Nominating Committee Seeks 2021-2022 PTA President
5. Talent Show Reminder
6. Spirit Night at Moby Dick’s House of Kabob on March 11- TWO LOCATIONS!
7. Kids Adventures Academy at Wayside
8. Wayside CDC Spring Enrollment
9. Wayside Liaisons to MoCo Committees
10. Want More Information about PTA Board Meetings?

1. Welcome Back, SCB!

Good luck to the SCB students who will begin in-person learning on Monday!

2. Community Service Project: Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Did your student join the Wayside community service project and make a greeting card? It’s not too late to turn it in! The PTA is collecting the cards and will mail them to Cards for Hospitalized Kids. You can drop off cards in the mailbox of 10021 Weatherwood Ct. through Tuesday, March 2.

3. Free Shipping on Wayside Spirit Wear (INCLUDING WAYSIDE FACE MASKS) until March 8! 

Just in time for the return to in-person learning! You can outfit your Waysider with new spirit gear with free shipping February 19 through March 8 with no minimum order amount! (Orders over $50 always have free shipping.) T-shirts, sweatshirts, and Wayside face masks and other apparel are available in multiple colors and Wayside designs. Shop here: www.waysidespiritwear.com to get your gear or face masks today with free shipping!

4. Nominating Committee Seeks 2021-2022 PTA President

The Nominating Committee is seeking a PTA member who is interested in serving on the PTA Board next year as PTA president. The President oversees the functioning of the Executive Board, chairs the monthly executive board and general membership meetings, and acts as the main liaison with the school administration. If you would like to learn more about this position, please contact any member of the Nominating Committee.
Amy Oram, alvogel11@hotmail.com
Charu Srinivasan, charu.srinivasan@gmail.com
Manali Mody, mmc1216@hotmail.com
Noor Kirdar, nkirdar@aol.com

5. Talent Show Reminder

The next steps for the talent show have been sent out in an email.  If you signed up for the talent show and don’t know what you’re supposed to be doing right now, please contact Melissa Adler at programs@waysidepta.org.

6. Spirit Night at Moby Dick’s House of Kabob on March 11- TWO LOCATIONS!

The next Wayside Spirit Night will be Thursday, March 11 at Moby Dick’s at both the Potomac Village and Fallsgrove locations. You can order three different ways: (1) in the store, (2) by telephone, or (3) online (but if you order online you must call the restaurant afterwards to tell them your order is for Wayside’s Spirit Night).  If you order in the store or by phone, you must mention Wayside Elementary. The Wayside PTA will receive 20% of proceeds from the evening.  Moby Dick has some great family meal deals, so please consider checking them out for our next spirit night!

7. Kids Adventures Academy at Wayside

Kids Adventures Academy located at Wayside Elementary School is accepting children 6 weeks of age to 5 years. We follow The Creative Curriculum for Preschool and The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers & Twos. Our programs follow MCPS Administrative Offices for school closures and Holidays. All our programs follow 378771`CDC & DHHS COVID-19 regulations.

Any inquiries, please contact:

Shannon Temple

We accept subsidy payments and vouchers. Every day is a Learning Adventure!

8. Wayside CDC Spring Enrollment

The Child Development Center (CDC) at Wayside has spring enrollment options for in-person learning. See this flyer for more details.

9. Wayside Liaisons to MoCo Committees

We are fortunate to have several parents who serve in volunteer roles outside of Wayside that benefit our school. If you have questions about certain committees at the Montgomery County of Council PTAs (MCCPTA) or NAACP, feel free to contact the following liaisons from Wayside:
Tracy Rezvani
MCCPTA Special Education Committee Liaison
Seema Gupta
MCCPTA Gifted Child Committee Liaison
Lauren Berkowitz
MCCPTA Churchill Cluster Coordinator
Tsitsi Sithole
NAACP Parents’ Council Representative

10. Want More Information about PTA Board Meetings?

The Executive Board meets monthly to discuss PTA matters. The minutes of those meetings are available to PTA members upon request. Email Stacy Sambur, PTA Secretary, at secretary@waysidepta.org for a copy.
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