Dranesville's PTA Newsletter

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Therapeutic Arts Science and Growth Mindset begins this week!


There’s still time to register! 

When: Wednesdays starting Feb. 21 - March 20. 

Time: 4:15- 6 p.m.

Where: Dranesville Elementary

Cost: $180

The spring curriculum will cover the Art of Doodling, Gracious Gratitude, Science: Astronomy, Galaxy Quest, Power of Positivity, and Self Compassion.

Learn more and register: https://www.dranesvillepta.com/tasgm

Scholastic Book Fair, March 4-8!

📚 Book lovers unite! This year’s book fair will be open March 4-8! 

Student preview days are February 29th and March 1st. Stay tuned for more details on shopping times!

Preview days: February 29, March 1

Book Fair will be open:

  • March 4: 8:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
  • March 5: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (No school today but the book fair will be open!)
  • March 6: 7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. (early morning opening!)
  • March 7: 8:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
  • March 8: 8:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Book Fair

Set up your ewallet! Visit the book fair homepage to set up your ewallet so your child can shop the Fair without cash.

Book Fair Volunteers Needed

Can you help? Take a look at the shifts needed and help us make this book fair a success!

Sign up here:Book Fair Volunteers

Dragon Runners is back for Spring 2024! 

A running program designed for 3rd-6th graders, this exciting program works to strengthen students in body and spirit. The program combines group activities with running and encourages students to live their full potential by inspiring healthy friend, family and community relationships.

When:  Mondays & Wednesdays, March 18 - June 3

Time: 4:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Cost: $45

The program will finish on May 29 with the Dranesville ES 5K, free for all Dragon Runners!

Register here: https://www.dranesvillepta.com/dragon-runners 


New to school? Join the Facebook Group

Dranesville Elementary parents and teachers are encouraged to join the Dranesville PTA Facebook Group to get the latest updates (between emails!).

Upcoming Events

  • February 22: Dranesville Science Night 6:00-8:00 pm
  • March 6: PTA meeting 7:00 pm
  • March 4-8: Book Fair
  • April: Run-a-thon

See the full calendar here: https://www.dranesvillepta.com/events

Questions? Email drake@dranesvillepta.com or visit our website at www.dranesvillepta.com.