May
09

Oriole Ticket orders for PTA Family Spirit Night on June 29th due May 13th!

Reminder: Orders for Oriole Tickets to attend our PTA Family Spirit Night at Camden Yards on June 29th are DUE THIS Wednesday, MAY 13th!

Oriole tickets flyer and order form 2015 - for posting

May
09

PTA Executive Board nominations for the 2015-16 school year

The nominations for the 2015-16 school year are attached. The election of PTA officers will occur on Tuesday, May 19th at the PTA’s Spring General Membership Meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the school library. All PTA members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Announcement of Officer Nominees flyer 2015-16

May
08

PTA SPRING DANCE Friday, May 15th – 6:30 – 8pm

The PTA SPRING DANCE is Friday, May 15th from 6:30 – 8. The theme is “Let’s Get Healthy” so wear your workout/gym clothes and tennis shoes and join fellow classmates for some fun! If you did not get a chance to donate your change to Kids Helping Hopkins, you will have a chance to do so at the lemonade stand during the dance. We are looking for 2 volunteers to help at the front door and 4 middle/high school volunteers to help with the water station and tattoos. If you are interested and available, please contact Lacey Wancowicz at dance@gunpowderpta.org ASAP.

Spring Dance 2015 Flyer

May
03

Reminder: Submit Your Volunteer Hours This Week

This is a reminder to please submit your volunteer hours by Thursday, May 7th, if you have not done so yet.

Thanks!

The School and PTA are in need of your volunteer hours! If you have done any volunteer time at home (school or PTA), or volunteered at any PTA events during non-school hours please take a moment and fill out the online volunteer hours tracker. http://www.gunpowderpta.org/volunt…/volunteer-hours-tracker/

You may enter your hours from July 1, 2014 through Thursday, May 7, 2015. This will help the school and PTA know just how many hours you have completed this year for the volunteer tea. If you would rather just email your hours, please send them to: volunteers@gunpowderpta.org no later than Thursday, May 7, 2015. Any hours received after this date will not be counted towards this years volunteer tea.

Apr
29

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8! Our Teachers are Superheros!

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Reminder- Teacher Appreciation is coming May 4-8th.  Be sure to have your student send in their “I think your Super” pictures  for homeroom and special area teachers on Monday May 4th and check out the spirit days for children to wear their Teacher’s favorite color!

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View Teach Appreciation Week Newsletter and Donation Request Info Here: TAW_newsletter

To donate items or volunteer, click here:  Volunteer Spot

 

Apr
25

Please Submit Your Volunteer Hours!

The School and PTA are in need of your volunteer hours! If you have done any volunteer time at home (school or PTA), or volunteered at any PTA events during non-school hours please take a moment and fill out the online volunteer hours tracker. http://www.gunpowderpta.org/volunt…/volunteer-hours-tracker/

You may enter your hours from July 1, 2014 through Thursday, May 7, 2015. This will help the school and PTA know just how many hours you have completed this year for the volunteer tea. If you would rather just email your hours, please send them to: volunteers@gunpowderpta.org no later than Thursday, May 7, 2015. Any hours received after this date will not be counted towards this years volunteer tea.

Thank you.

Apr
25

Attention 5th Grade Parents

We were contacted by the PHMS PTSA. During the parent information session next Wednesday, April 29th, they will have spirtwear available for purchase. Available items include t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, shorts, sweatpants, drawstring sack packs, and several other items. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted. Visit them at ww.phmsptsa.org

Thank you!

Apr
22

“Sign-My-Shirt” Sale- Order by Friday May 8th

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2014/2015 “Sign-My-Shirt” Sale is going on now. Shirts are only $10

This year students will be wearing their t-shirts on Field Day.  Each grade will be issued a different colored shirt.  Students will be permitted to wear their shirts and collect autographs from their teachers and classmates during end of the year festivities.

Colors:  Kindergarten-Orange; 1st grade- Red; 2nd grade-Purple; 3rd grade-Green; 4th grade-Yellow; 5th grade- Royal Blue

Order forms will be coming home via Backpack Express!

No orders will be accepted after the May 8th deadline so please get your orders in as soon as you can.

Apr
20

2015-16 PTA Officer Nominations deadline extended to April 29th

Our PTA is still looking for officer nominations for the 2015-16 school year. The PTA enhances our children’s elementary school education with family functions, field-trip subsidies, academic priorities and so much more. We need motivated people like you who care enough to help lead the way by becoming a PTA officer to ensure the PTA’s continued success.
If you would like to nominate yourself or know of a great candidate you would like to nominate, please contact the Nominating committee at Nominating@gunpowderpta.org. The deadline has been extended until Wednesday, April 29th. We look forward to hearing from you!

Nominating Flyer Pg1 2014-15 - reminder Nominating Flyer Pg2

Apr
20

Kids Helping Hopkins – donation days this Thursday & Friday (4/23 & 4/24)

Kids Helping Hopkins is an educational program sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.  The program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to help others and to teach the values of kindness and respect. On April 23rd & 24th your child may bring in loose change or a donation and put it in the bucket located in the main hallway between 8:35-9:00am. Donations will help Johns Hopkins Children’s Center to be able to provide patients and their families with activities and crafts, research and support, and most importantly, the resources which allow parents to stay with their children while they are being treated. Thanks for your Support!

KHH 2015

Apr
20

PTA Oriole Ticket Sales – deadline Wednesday, May 13th

Come join Gunpowder families on June 29th for Gunpowder Spirit Night at Oriole Park and/or purchase ticket vouchers to attend any of the nights listed on the flyer.

Oriole tickets flyer and order form 2015 - for posting

 

Apr
12

Reminder- Sign My Shirt entries due tomorrow April 13th

Sign my shirt Art Design Contest entries are due tomorrow, Monday April 13th for 4th and 5th graders only!! Thank you!!

Apr
08

Teach Appreciation Week Information and Donation Request

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Please help us make this a SUPER week for our teachers!

Signup on Volunteer Spot http://www.gunpowderpta.org/volunteer/ or send me an email at Teacher_week@gunpowederpta.org with the item you would like to donate from the list below. Worried about how to get your donation to school- contact me!

Monday, May 4th: Super Powered Breakfast

Sponsored by the PTA and Panera Bread

Tuesday, May 5th: Power-up Snack Bar (make your own power mix) (Please help with)

Peanuts – Raisins (large container)

Almonds – Your Favorite Dried Fruit

Pretzels (1 Bag) – Chocolate Chips (Any flavor)

M&Ms -Wasabi Peas

Chex Cereal (1 Box) – Cheerios (1 Box)

Wednesday, May 6th: Soup’er Lunch (Please help with)

Crock Pot of your Favorite Soup – Assorted cookies

Assorted Crackers – Grapes

Assorted Bread and Rolls – Carrots and Celery

Thursday, May 7th: A Special Thank You 

Sponsored by the PTA

Friday, May 8th: A Hero Sized Lunch  (Please help with)

Fruit Tray     – Vegetable Tray

Favorite Side Dish   – Favorite Salad

Assorted Desserts     – Case of Water

Click here to open the Flyer TAW_newsletter2

 

Apr
08

Paint On Canvas Fundraiser at The Harp- Sunday, May 3rd

 

ART DAY fundraiser for Gunpowder elementary PTA 5-3-15

**This organization and its materials are not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by BCPS, the Superintendent, or this BCPS or office.   

Mar
25

Spring Break Skateland event – April 9, 2-4pm

The Gunpowder Elementary PTA Invites you to join us for

Spring Break

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Party

Putty Hill Skateland (8019 Belair Rd)

PTA Members are Free. Non-members & Friends of Gunpowder Families are welcome for $5

Skate Rentals are $2

All Children must be accompanied by an adult, and each skater must have completed a waiver

(See Info/Flyers for Flyer & Waiver)

Mar
16

Gunpowder Elementary School Alumni Scholarship Info

We are pleased to be able to offer our GES Alumni Scholarship again this year. Please see the flyers and application listed below or contact the scholarship committee for more information at scholarship@gunpowderpta.org

Your application packet must include:

  1. Completed application
  2. Essay of 500 words or less
  3. At least one letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor.
  4. A copy of your 2014-2015 PTSA Membership Card
  5. A student whose high school does not have PTSA must join the Gunpowder Elementary PTA in order to apply.

 

Mail or deliver to:

Gunpowder Elementary School

Attn: Lacey Wancowicz, PTA Scholarship Committee Chair

9540 Holiday Manor Road

Nottingham, MD 21236

Deadline:

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

All applications must be received by 2 p.m. on April 15th, 2015 in order to be considered.
Scholarship Flyer 2015
Gunpowder Scholarship Application

Mar
08

Cultural Night, Wednesday March 18th!

GES Cultural Night FlyerWe hope you can join us for Cultural Night on Wednesday, March 18th from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Families will be able to travel around the world to learn and explore different cultures and get their passport stamped. You can learn about a cultures traditional dress, dance, music, facts, history, language, food and beverages.

If you are interested in contributing or volunteering for this event please contact the event chair, Shellie Holthaus,  at culturalnight@gunpowderpta.org

You can download the flyer here for more information: GES Cultural Night Flyer

Mar
03

Thank you from the Ronald McDonald House

On top of the goody bags, no-sew fleece blankets and Wish List items donated to the RMHC by the Gunpowder Elementary family, the Gunpowder PTA also donated quite a few boxes of candy bars left over from our Fundraiser this year. We received a thank you note from them for our donation and we wanted to share it with you.RMHC Thank you to PTA 2015

Feb
24

Don’t forget to turn in your Boxtops by 2/27

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Turn them in by February 27th. Label them to enter the contest to win $40.00 Weis gift card.

You can package them in baggies or attach to sheets.

You can find the flyer and sheets in the flyer section of the website or click here: BOXTOPS

Feb
20

Cancelled – Movie Night on March 6 | Dolphin Tale 2 & Book of Life

Due to the weather, we need to cancel the Movie Night :(. Keep visiting our web page to stay in the know on all upcoming events!

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For full details click here for the flyer :  movienight2-2

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