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Invigorating the Educational Spirit

WE ARE A STEAM SCHOOL

STEAM stands for "Science, Technology, Education, Art, and Math"


Ardmore Elementary School's Motto is Be Ready! Be Responsible! Be Respectful!


January 2016 Issue 5 Volume 9

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UPCOMING EVENTS

January 1 - Winter Break - New Year's Holiday

January 4 - 21 - SRI Administration (Grades 2-6)

January 6 - February 29 - ESOL Access 2.0 Assessment

January 16 - The Children's Nutcracker @ Bowie Center for the Performing Arts 7:00 p.m.

January 18 - Martin Luther King Day (School Closed)

January 21 - End of 2nd Quarter

January 22 - Grading/Teacher Planning (School Closed for Students)

February 15 - President's Day (School Closed)

March 1-4 - Dr. Seuss Read Across America Week

March 7 - 3rd Quarter Progress Reports Released

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The Children's Nutcracker, based on a ballet by Piotr Tchaikovsky was performed on Saturday, January 16, 2016 to a packed audience at the Bowie Performing Arts Center in Bowie, Maryland. Our very talented Ardmore cast of performers were the shining stars that evening.


All the hours and days devoted to practice sessions and dress rehearsals paid off, culminating in an outstanding performance. Congratulations to the entire cast!


We want to thank all of those who contributed so selflessly of their time and resources!

We appreciate all of you! The Nutcracker truly came to life through all your hard work.


THANK you, Mrs. Gregory for directing the ballet and for your tireless hours in making the production a success.


Also, thanks to Mr. Michael Gregory for assisting with the costume design!

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Read to Succeed is an exciting reading program that encourages students in grades K through 6 to read for recreation or fun. Students who complete six hours of recreational reading earn a free ticket to Six Flags! The program is available to teachers and schools at no cost. What better way to motivate kids to read!


Click the pictures below to download the forms!

Where in the WORLD???

Please use this link to pin your country of origin or your ancestor's country of origin.


https://www.zeemaps.com/map?group=1855094

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Skippyjon Jones Snow What by Judy Schachner Webisode
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ARDMORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Georgette L. Gregory

Principal



For additional information, articles, updates, announcements, and events, email: maryjane.christou@pgcps.org or mania.missirian@pgcps.org