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Nix News: Success Tips, Bullying Reporting Forms, & The Holiday Giving Project

Posted by H.Thomas (Webmaster) on 10/7/2016 to Friday Folders
Volume 11 Issue 3 of the Nix News newsletter included articles on was to talk to your children about school, and how to report bullying,  as well as Open House on October 10th & Picture Day on October 20th.  Additionally a handout on The Holiday Giving Project was included in the folder.  Check it out here.

Some additional details about Picture Day are also included on the PTA Calendar

Cresthaven Chronicle: What's Happening in each Grade, Open House, and Middle School Options

Posted by H.Thomas (Webmaster) on 9/30/2016 to Friday Folders
The most recent edition of the Cresthaven Chronicle included articles on what each grade is up to, the Open House and Middle School Choice meeting on October 10th.

BTW, we missed posting the first issue, but it can be found here

Nix News - Open House, Picture Day, & Hispanic Heritage Month; Also the Spirit Days Calendar

Posted by H.Thomas (Webmaster) on 9/23/2016 to Friday Folders
Volume 11 Issue 2 of the Nix News newsletter included articles on the Open House on October 10th, Picture Day on October 20th, and  Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations from September 15th through October 15th.  Check it out here.

Also the Monthly Spirit Days for the year were included in this flyer.

Cresthaven Chronicle: Highlighting Heritage, Chipotle Night & Girls on the Run

Posted by H.Thomas (Webmaster) on 9/20/2016 to Friday Folders

Cresthaven Night out at Chipotle, 9/20 from 5-8pm

Posted by H.Thomas (Webmaster) on 9/18/2016 to Events

Cresthaven is hosting a fundraiser on Tuesday, September 20 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Chipotle restaurant in the Hillandale Shopping Center (corner of New Hampshire Avenue and Powder Mill Road).  

Proceeds from this fundraiser will support the cost of field trips for students during the school year.

Nix News - Welcome Back, Code of Conduct & Sept/Oct Events Calendar

Posted by H.Thomas (Webmaster) on 9/10/2016 to Friday Folders
Volume 11 Issue 1 of the Nix News newsletter was included in Friday folders this week.  Check it out here.

Back to School Nights Coming Up!

Posted by H. Thomas (Webmaster) on 8/29/2016 to News
Welcome Back!  The PTA reminds families to Mark Your Calendars for the Back-to-School Night at each school:

Roscoe Nix:  Thursday, September 8
Cresthaven:  Wednesday, September 14

PTA Meeting & Summer Opportunities Showcase, Tuesday April 19th, 7:00pm at Nix

Posted by H. Thomas (Treasurer) on 4/18/2016 to Events
We hope you will join us for this informational meeting on Tuesday, April 19 at Roscoe Nix Elementary beginning at 7:00 p.m.

PTA's Summer Opportunities Showcase 
Tuesday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Roscoe Nix Elementary. 

This event will be a one-stop shop for local summer activities that you can enroll your student in during the summer break from school.  The showcase will be followed by our monthly PTA business meeting, which all families are welcome to attend. Dinner will be provided.

Nix Students raising money for blood cancer treatments

Posted by H. Thomas (Treasurer) on 3/17/2016 to News

Roscoe Nix students are striving to raise $2016 to support the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 

This suppport will help fund the therapies and treatments that help save the lives of blood cancer patients today.

Please feel free to pass this onto friends, relatives… anyone that would like to donate to this worthy cause!


Feb 29th - School Board Candidate Forum in Rockville

Posted by H. Thomas (Treasurer) on 2/24/2016 to Meetings
At the Feb. 29 candidate forum you will have the chance to meet and hear from all of the candidates for the three Board of Education seats on the ballot this election cycle.  

When:  Monday, Feb. 29 --- Reception and new voting machine demonstration 
- 6:30p, forum begins at 7:00p

Where: Carver Auditorium - 650 Hungerford Drive, Rockville

Who Should Attend: All Caregivers of MCPS Students

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County and Montgomery County Council of PTAs 
The quality of our public schools impacts everyone in the County.  65% of MCPS’s 2016 budget of 2.79 billion comes from local revenues, including income and property taxes.   Invest wisely in our School Board. Learn more about current candidates, their priorities and positions before you cast your vote.  

Friday Folders Include: Kid's College, Saturday School, Parent Academy & Budget 101

Posted by H. Thomas (Treasurer) on 2/5/2016 to Friday Folders
This week's Friday Folder will include:
  • Information on enrichment opportunities: Saturday School & Parent Academy (both are ongoing) and Kid's College (coming this Spring).
  • a handout summarizing what is in the School Budget, as the 2016-17 school year budget is being discussed and debated over the next couple months.

Book Fair at Roscoe Nix

Posted by Shana Davis-Cook, Cresthaven-Roscoe Nix PTA President on 2/2/2016 to Events
The spring Book Fair at Roscoe Nix Elementary will open on Saturday, March 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. during the school's Books & Breakfast Event (9-11 a.m.).  The Book Fair will be open Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 11 from 8:30 a.m. through 3:30 p.m.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!! The PTA Book Fair can only run with the support of our engaged and dedicated school community.  That means YOU! Please spend an hour or more with fellow Cresthaven and Roscoe Nix school community volunteers by helping out during the fair. If you have an hour to spare, please consider volunteering here!

Movie Night: Friday, February 12

Posted by Shana Davis-Cook, Cresthaven-Roscoe Nix PTA President on 2/2/2016 to Events
Movie Night at Cresthaven Elementary School (1234 Cresthaven Drive) on Friday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m. Volunteers Needed! Please email: cnpta.president@gmail.com

Next PTA Meeting: March 1 at Roscoe Nix

Posted by Shana Davis-Cook, Cresthaven-Roscoe Nix PTA President on 2/2/2016 to Meetings
Next PTA Meeting:  Tuesday, March 1 at Roscoe Nix Elementary School (1100 Corliss Street).

MCPS to Provide a Live Webinar re: PARCC Assessments

Posted by Shana Davis-Cook, Cresthaven-Roscoe Nix PTA President on 2/2/2016 to News
Montgomery County Public Schools announces an upcoming webinar to provide information regarding the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments.

Library Link—Connecting Students to Adventure, Exploration and Excitement

Posted by Shana Davis-Cook, Cresthaven-Roscoe Nix PTA President on 1/17/2016 to News
Montgomery County focuses on ensuring all school-enrolled children have access to a library card. 

Condado de Montgomery se centra en garantizar que todos los niños en edad escolar matriculados tienen acceso a una tarjeta de la biblioteca.

Mark Your Calendars for these Important Upcoming Dates

Posted by Shana Davis-Cook, Cresthaven-Roscoe Nix PTA President on 1/17/2016 to News
Happy New Year Cresthaven and Roscoe Nix Elementary School Families!!!  As we head into the new calendar year, there are important and exciting meetings and events coming up for school families to attend and participate in.  Please mark your calendars for these upcoming important dates.

Feliz Año Nuevo Cresthaven y la Escuela Primaria Roscoe Nix Familias !!! A medida que nos adentramos en el nuevo año calendario, hay reuniones y eventos próximos a las familias de la escuela para asistir y participar en importantes y emocionantes. Por favor marque su calendario para estas próximas fechas importantes.

Happy New Year & January 5 PTA Meeting Cancelled

Posted by Shana Davis-Cook on 1/1/2016 to Meetings

Season’s Greetings and a Happy New Year from the Cresthaven-Roscoe Nix PTA,  

The previously scheduled monthly meeting for Tuesday, January 5 has been cancelled to allow our school community’s families to get back to your normal schedule following the busy holiday season and winter break.  We will next meet on Tuesday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Cresthaven Elementary.   If you have volunteered to lead a PTA committee or initiative and you need a place to meet, the all-purpose room at Roscoe Nix Elementary is available for use the evening of January 5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Please contact PTA President, Shana Davis-Cook at CNPTA.President@gmail.com by 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4 if you would like to meet in the space so we can confirm with the faculty.

December PTA Meeting
6:30pm on 12/01/15 at Cresthaven

Posted by H. Thomas on 11/25/2015 to Meetings
December PTA Meeting<br> 6:30pm on 12/01/15 at Cresthaven
The next PTA Meeting will feature the Maryland College Savings Plan.  Join us, Tuesday December 1, 2015 at 6:30 pm in the Cresthaven All Purpose Room.