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2017-18 Candlewood PTA Calendar & Related Events - CHECK BACK REGULARLY FOR UPDATES!!!
Smiley faces like this one indicate events for which we need volunteer organizers and supporters like YOU who are willing to donate your time, energy, and talent to help make these activities successful for our community! 

To volunteer: 
  • check this web site regularly for SignUp Genius links to sign up ~ or ~ 
  • watch for these links via email from Candlewood PTA’s Google Group ~ or ~ 
  • contact volunteer@candlewoodpta.com with any questions, and to express your interest in volunteering for any event that does not yet have a SignUp Genius link!
Thank YOU for supporting YOUR PTA!


November

Monday, November 20th
Restaurant Night in Support of Candlewood PTA
VillaMaya (5532 Norbeck Road in Rockville)
Eat-in or take-out, and show this flyer when you order,
and the owners will donate a portion of their profits to our PTA.

December

Tuesday, December 5th 
7:00-8:15pm
 PTA Meeting in Candlewood’s All-Purpose Room
A Conversation about Grading at Candlewood
Please read the following MCPS resources in advance of our meeting and 
come prepared with questions to ask Candlewood staff:
Report Cards for Elementary Schools
Grading & Reporting
Free childcare will be provided in the Candlewood Media Center.
January

Note: No PTA meeting this month!

Friday, January 19th 
Daytime visit to Candlewood of 
former NASA Astronaut Thomas Jones, PhD

















and, in the evening...
Friday Night Dance & Activity Night
in Candlewood's Gym and Media Center

Details to come about both of these 
PTA-sponsored events, 
including volunteer sign-up for the latter!

Note: Copies of Dr. Jones' two books -- Ask the Astronaut: A Galaxy of Astonishing Answers to Your Questions about Spaceflight and Skywalking: An Astronaut's Memoir -- are now available in Candlewood's Media Center for interested students to read and enjoy before his visit to Candlewood! 
February

Tuesday, February 6th 
7:00-8:15pm
PTA Meeting in Candlewood’s All-Purpose Room
A Conversation about Reading at Candlewood
Please read these MCPS resources in advance of our meeting and 
come prepared with questions to ask Candlewood staff:
MCPS Parent Newsletters
Homework Resources
Free childcare will be provided in the Candlewood Media Center.

Friday, February 9th
Candlewood's Annual Bingo Night in the All-Purpose Room
Details and volunteer sign-up to come!

Monday, February 26th
Restaurant Night in Support of Candlewood PTA
Details to come!
Eat-in or take-out, and show this flyer when you order,
and the owners will donate a portion of their profits to our PTA.
March

Tuesday, March 6
7:00-8:15pm
PTA Meeting in Candlewood’s All-Purpose Room
A Conversation about Math at Candlewood
Please read these MCPS resources in advance of our meeting and 
come prepared with questions to ask Candlewood staff:
MCPS Parent Newsletters
Homework Resources
Free childcare will be provided in the Candlewood Media Center.

Thursday, March 22nd at 7:00pm & Friday, March 23rd at 1:45pm
Candlewood's Annual Talent Show in the All-Purpose Room
Details to come!

April 

Tuesday, April 3rd
7:00-8:15pm
PTA Meeting in Candlewood’s All-Purpose Room
A Conversation about Testing at Candlewood
Please read these MCPS resources in advance of our meeting and 
come prepared with questions to ask Candlewood staff:
Parent Guide to the Score Report (PARCC) English Language Arts/Literacy 
Parent Guide to the Score Report (PARCC) The First PARCC Parent Score Report
Free childcare will be provided in the Candlewood Media Center.

Friday, April 20
7:00-9:00pm
Candlewood's Annual International Night
in the Gym & All-Purpose Room
Details to come!

May

Tuesday, May 1st
7:00-8:15pm
PTA Meeting in Candlewood’s All-Purpose Room
Annual PTA Board Elections
Free childcare will be provided in the Candlewood Media Center.

Friday, May 4th through Friday, May 11th
Spring Book Fair
Details and volunteer sign-up to come!

Monday, May 21st
Restaurant Night in Support of Candlewood PTA
Details to come!
Eat-in or take-out, and show this flyer when you order,
and the owners will donate a portion of their profits to our PTA.
June

Friday, June 8th
End-of-the-year Picnic on the Field at Candlewood
Details and volunteer sign-up to come!