PTA
News  and Updates

IN THIS ISSUE:
UPCOMING EVENTS:
 

April 2017

4/10 -17 Spring Break

4/22 - KMS Yard Sale
4/24~26 - BOGO Bookfair

CONTACT US:

President

Vineet Nigam
Vice President-Fundraising

Vice President-Volunteers

Treasurer

Corresponding Secretary

Recording Secretary

OPEN POSITION
Longview Representative

Reminder - Spring Break
 
Schools are closed Monday, April 10th through Monday, April 17th for Spring Break.
 
School will reopen on Tuesday, April 18th.


MES Wins 2nd Place School Trophy at Roberto Clemente Chess Tournament
Jordan Go (4th Grade), Andy Wu (3rd Grade), Armaan Jain (3rd Grade), and Dhruv Srivastava (2nd Grade) won for Matsunaga Elementary School, the 2nd place School Trophy at the Roberto Clemente Classic Chess Tournament on Saturday, 4/1/17. 

Andy won 4 out of 4 games in the Under 400 Category and received a 1st place Individual trophy.  Jordan won 3 out of 4 games in the Under 700 Intermediate Category and received a 3rd place Individual trophy.  The competition was open to K-8th grade students and the pairings were based on their USCF (US Chess Federation) ratings.  The boys had to play against elementary grade, as well as middle school-aged kids who were within the same USCF rating as they were!  They all did a great job playing their very best.
MES Field Day at the Plex is Coming 6/1!


Our Field Day is like no other - an all day, off site event!

Matsunaga is proud to partner with the Maryland SoccerPlex for the fourth year to bring you this exciting day filled with games, activities, food, fun, and more!
Boxed lunches are provided for all students, staff, and full day volunteers! We will have many volunteer opportunities so please save the date!  Permission slips and lunch order forms will be sent home following spring break. Volunteer sign ups will begin after break as well.

You don't want to miss this event!

SGA A Wider Circle Donation
Thank you to all who donated to the SGA's drive to collect items for A Wider Circle. The response was overwhelming and will make a difference in the lives of many in the community.

BOGO Bookfair
Scholastic BOGO Book Fair
Coming April 24-26 - A great way to stock up on books for Summer reading.
 
5th Grade Mixer  Friday, May 5th  
6:30 - 8:30 Kingsview Middle School
A special event for 5th grade students and parents, hosted by KMS.
Please come tour your new school, make some new friends, and meet some the amazing staff!
(Parents must attend with their child, no drop-offs, please.)
Please sign up to donate snacks/drinks or volunteer to help during the event.
 
PTA Board and Committee chairs for the next year
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The PTA Executive Committee would like to encourage our Matsunaga/Longview parents to take an active role in shaping the direction of our school.  

If you are interested in running for any position on the Matsunaga/Longview PTA board or chairing one of our many committees for the 2017-18 school year, please contact Elissa Ehrenstein  ehrenstein4@verizon.net

Please join us at the next PTA meeting on  Tuesday, May 2 at 7pm in the Media Center.
KMS Yard Sale Saturday,4/22
Start your spring cleaning now!  Do you have items around your house that you are done with that are sure to be someone's treasure? Do you have a specialized craft or products from a home business to sell?  If you answered YES, then you should reserve a space at the KMS Community Yard Sale this spring! Click below for details.
An AMVETS donation truck will be on site after the sale to collection unsold/unwanted items.
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