Greenview Knolls Elementary
B Week- January 29- February 2, 2024
Dear GKES Families,
We had our first Coffee with the Principal event with Dr. Quick-McQueen on last evening. Click here to review the presentation. Thank you to our presenters, Mrs. Alexis Broom, GKES School Social Worker and Mrs. Robin Schrader, SMCPS Supervisor of Mental Health. If your child is experiencing a mental health crisis or you need resources to support at home, please reach out to us. We are here to help!
Our next Coffee with the Principal event will take place on Thursday, February 22, 2024. Click here to recommend any topic you would like. Thank you for your input.
We are now into Quarter 3 of the school year. Report cards and narratives will be sent home with your child on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Please check book bags and take home folders for updates. If you have concerns for your child's progress or need at home resources, please reach out to your child's teacher.
Thursday, February 1st kicks off Black History Month. Each morning we will share a Black History Month fact of the day and and highlight how African Americans have influenced and made an impact on our Collective History.
On Thursday, February 1, 2024, wear red or black to show unity, appreciation, and love for the contributions made by African Americans to our Collective History.
On Monday, February 5, 2024, we will celebrate our 100th Day of School! Click on the green button below for 100 Days of School T-shirt ideas to wear to school and celebrate the day.
On February 9, 2024, our PTO will be sponsoring a Valentine Dance. Please see the flyer below to RSVP.
February 20th-23rd will be Black History Spirit Week. Thursday, February 22, 2024, we will have our Black History Program at GKES @ 9:00 a.m. 2nd & 3rd Grad Parents (only) invited to attend. Program begins at 9:00am, parents please arrive after 8:30am to allow for all the morning school traffic to disperse. Parents will be permitted in the gym starting at 8:45am.
Wishing you well,
Lunch Menu Week of January 29-February 2nd
SMCPS is once again offering School-Based Counseling Support in the evening for SMCPS students. Counseling support focuses on the following areas: Healthy Relationships, Social Skills, Self-Esteem, Stress Management, Worry, Sadness, and Emotional Regulation. Services will be located at Greenview Knolls Elementary School and Margaret Brent Middle School on Tuesday evenings from 4-7:30 p.m. Please complete the Parent Contact Form for Evening Counseling to request services.
- Current List of Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens in St. Mary's County
- Local Resources for Children, Youth, and Families in St. Mary's County
Upcoming School Events
29- Yearbook group picture and candids
01- First day of Black History Month; Wear Red or Black
05- 100th Day of School
09- Two Hour Early Dismissal
09- PTO Valentine Dance
14- Valentines Day
19- Holiday: Presidents Day: All schools are closed for students
20-School Improvement Review Team/ILT Meeting
20-23 Black History Month Spirit Week
22- Coffee with the Principal @ 8:15 a.m.
22nd - Black History Program 9:00am (Parents) & 1:45pm (GKES Classes/Staff)
2nd & 3rd Grades
29- Title I PFE: MISA/ MCAP Information Night/ Reptile Man
29- Book Fair
01- Professional Day for Teachers: No school for students
14- PTO Movie Night: 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
21- Coffee with the Principal @ 6:00 p.m.
22- Virtual Instruction Day and 2 Hour Early Dismissal
25-29- School Closed for SPRING BREAK
1- Spring Break
2- Students return from Spring Break
11- Title I PFE: Hands on STEAM Night with The Science Guys of Baltimore
19- 2 Hour Early Dismissal
Get Your Yearbook Today!
YEARBOOKS are now on sale. Sales will end on Wednesday April 3rd, 2024. Use the following link to order.
New for this year: for an additional $14.99 you can add a personalized note "love lines" to your student. This can only be done personally online, and can not be done through the school. This is a special addition from the yearbook company its self.
Price of the yearbook will be $21.00 + tax.
Paper order forms will be sent home soon!
Order link: https://shop.yearbookmarket.com/greenviewknollselementary