Register for the MVCS Mile — April 1, 2017

Last Thursday’s folders had information about the MVCS Mile taking place on April 1, 2017.  Instructions on how to set up your child’s profile to send out on social media for donations is below. It takes 1 minute TOPS! We only have 12 students signed up and have already raised $1300. Just think what could happen if we capture the 870 others!!!!! We will be on the playground at pickup Thursday and Friday, March 16-17, as well as a few days next week with our computers encouraging parents to come over and create a profile. Here is how it works: Visit http://www.thegetmovincrew.com Click the star on the right side to set-up a parent profile Set-up a child profile – include message from your son or daughter, include a picture (does not have to be of your child – could be a Pokemon – to personalize) Set-up additional children as needed in other grades Site will email you links to your child’s page once created to your email Send the links to friends and family of your child’s choosing Check back in and see who’s donated and thank them – you will get automatic responses via email when people donate Show up for the MVCS Mile on April 1 – Event starts at 9AM (see info on folders on grade level start times) – at George Washington Middle school track. Reach out with any questions! Jill Forbes...

Sign Up for Fall 2015 After School Clubs

We are happy to announce Fall After School Clubs! Clubs will run from October 20, 2015, to December 17, 2015 (no clubs November 3, 18-19, 24-26). Club Descriptions For a complete list of clubs and descriptions, download: Fall 2015 Club Descriptions Descripciones de Clubs Después de la Escuela MVCS PTA para Otoño 2015 How to Register There are two ways to register: Online registration will be open on September 23, 2015, at 9pm through September 29, 2015, at 12:00 midnight at www.mvcsptafallclubs2015.ezregister.com. You can also download the Fall 2015 Registration Form in English or El formulario en papel en Español. Please make checks out to MVCS PTA, attach to registration form and put both in the envelope marked MVCS PTA CLUBS in the school office. Indicate the student name and club selected. Scholarships (Becas) To request a scholarship online, select your club choice, select full scholarship or partial scholarship, select “pay offline with check” and we will contact you to confirm your request. Each club has a limited number of scholarships available. Only one scholarship per student. (Favor de escribir en la inscripción si desea una beca completa o parcial. Sólo se permite una beca por niño. Cada club tiene un número limitado de becas disposables.) Registration Deadline The deadline to register is September 29, 2015. Questions Contact mvcsptaclubs@gmail.com. Rosa Landeros (rlandero@acps.k12.va.us) is available for assistance in Spanish. (Por favor contacte a Rosa Landeros at rlandero@acps.k12.va.us o 703.706.4460 si tine...

MVCS Garden Party and Bazaar May 16, 2015

Come to the Uhler Ave. playground on Saturday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a fabulous garden party and bazaar to benefit the playground renovation project! You will have the chance to take a look at the plans for the playground renovation and enjoy live music, a raffle, and a plant and bake sale. It will be fun for the whole family! MVCS parent Sue Henry has been growing more than 200 seed starts in her home for the sale – flowers, tomatoes, vegetables like kale and broccoli, and herbs like cilantro, dill, and parsley. Another group of children are growing sunflower starts for sale and others are making seed balls. Additionally, a group of expert gardeners, the Straw Hat Gardeners, will also be available to answer questions about gardening in your home. The perfect accompaniment to baked goods from the party’s bake sale, MVCS parent/teacher Justine Hudec is setting up her pour-over coffee bar, Caffeine. For more about the playground visit our playground page or follow the project on...

Congratulations 2015 Reflections Winners!

Well done everyone who entered the 2015 PTA Reflections Contest! Below are the winners in all categories. Awards will be presented at the Reflections Awards ceremony on Friday, March 20, at 6 pm, in the auditorium. (Science and Engineering Night to follow at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria.). First place winners advanced to the City of Alexandria contest and those winners were awarded at a ceremony at the Durant Center on Friday, Feb. 27. 2015 Reflections...

After School Clubs Spring 2015

We are happy to announce Spring After School Clubs! Clubs will run from February 24, 2015, to May 8, 2015 (no clubs March 30-April 3). For a complete list of clubs, download the 2015 Spring Club Descriptions document. How to Register: Online registration will be open on January 12, 2015, at 9pm through January 23, 2015, at 12am at www.MVCSPTASPRINGCLUBS2015.ezregister.com. You can also download the 2015 Spring Club Registration Form. Please make checks out to MVCS PTA, attach to registration form and put both in the envelope marked MVCS PTA CLUBS in the school office. Priority is given to those who register online. (Please contact mvcsptaclubs@gmail.com if you have questions or need assistance. Rosa Landeros is also available for assistance in Spanish.) The deadline to register is January 23, 2015. Questions: Download the Club Announcement document or contact Annie Maccubbin and Kerry Phelps at...

Fall Courtyard & Garden Spruce-Up: Nov. 7, 2014

It’s that time of year when we have some garden sprucing up to do. We’ll get it all done quickly and have some fun while we’re at it when we have a big group of grown-ups and kids helping out. Please join us after school this Friday, Nov. 7 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the courtyard (entrance is through the lobby). We’ll start there and then go outdoors to work on the gardens. We will have all of the tools you’ll need and snacks and refreshments! Tasks: Greenhouse tidying and reorg Sweep leaf litter and debris in courtyard Deadhead in vegetable garden outdoors, rake leaves Deadhead and weed the senses garden Add mulch to the native garden We will have another working session to build raised beds in the courtyard and corner beds in the vegetable garden outside. Stay tuned. Questions? Contact Leslie...