Celebrating 44 Years
Nurturing Children!

1976-2020

610 South Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1297
Email:
schooloffice@gppk.com
301-977-5787

Preschool & Kindergarten News

THANK YOU FOR VISITING OUR WEBSITE!

GPP&K IS CLOSED FOR THE 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR
~ GPP&K FOLLOWS STATE OF MARYLAND & MONTGOMERY COUNTY DIRECTIVES REGARDING EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSURES.

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https://alert.montgomerycountymd.gov/register.php

SCHOOL OFFICE - CLOSED
PLEASE EMAIL FROM THIS WEBSITE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CONTACT THE SCHOOL. YOUR EMAILS WILL BE ANSWERED IN A TIMELY MANNER.

PARENTS
AN INFORMATIONAL LETTER FROM GPP&K DIRECTOR AMY SMITH WAS EMAILED TO ALL REGISTERED FAMILIES ON FRIDAY MAY 15TH.

IF YOU ARE NOT RECEIVING INFORMATION FROM US, PLEASE EMAIL THE SCHOOL.

REGISTRATION CONTINUES FOR SEPTEMBER 2020! REGISTER NOW!
Parents, please click on the 'Registration/Forms' tab for information regarding registration, 'Classes/Tuition' tab for class choices and rates.

We have spaces available in most of our classes for 3 & 4 year olds & Kindergarten for September 2020. We offer a new 5 day four year old Pre-Kindergarten class for 4 or 6 hours per day. And we also have space left in our Enrichment Plus class from 1 to 3 pm that extends your child’s time at school with extra curriculum and fun!
*Please email with questions and instructions for contactless registration! during the Corona Pandemic Shutdown*

PRESCHOOL & PRE-KINDERGARTEN GOOGLE CLASSROOM!
Invitation to join the Preschool Google Classroom was emailed to families on 4/6/20 with the code to log into the site. We hope this will be a welcome connection to GPP&K for your Preschooler & Pre-Kindergartner
 
We hope your children will enjoy the content with their teachers & assistants reading books, telling bible stories, chatting with them, suggesting art & cooking projects, doing science experiments, playing games and singing songs! And the staff LOVES your feedback, pictures and video's in return!!!

KINDERGARTEN GOOGLE CLASSROOM
Our Kindergarten students are enjoying continued education with their teachers and classmates on our Kindergarten Google Classroom! We are so proud of their progress as they continue to learn and excel in their studies! Keep up the great work GPP&K Kindergarten Students!!!

GREAT NEWS!! 
GPP&K OFFERS A LONGER DAY!!!
ENROLL NOW IN THE
ENRICHMENT PLUS CLASS FOR FULL DAY SCHOOL!

With the Enrichment Plus class, time at school may be extended from 1 pm to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, with any combination of 1 to 5 days!  Rates found by clicking the 'Classes/Tuition' link. Enrichment Plus curriculum will offer an array of interactive, academic learning experiences, featuring hands-on science
experiments and exploration, language arts, cooking and craft projects along with games, snack time, indoor or outdoor large motor activities and lots of fun!!! Please see 'Classes/Tuition' or email from any page of this website for more information or to sign up! There is also a 'drop-in' option!!!

PAY TUITION ONLINE WITH CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD
We are excited to announce that you may use a credit or debit card to pay tuition online through Plastiq.com.
Using Plastiq.com, a third-party service provider, you can pay with MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express:
— Go to https://GPPK.plastiq.com and register with Plastiq to create an account.
— Tell Plastiq the amount you want to pay and when you want to send it.
Please note that payments may take 2-3 business days to process and that a Plastiq service fee will be applied (2.5% for credit cards, 1% for debit cards).

SCHOLASTIC BOOK CLUB
GPP&K offers parents the opportunity to order quality children's books at a good price. You can find information on the Welcome Desk as you enter the school with flyers for a variety of ages and the monthly due date posted. Please help yourself!!  Orders may be placed by completing the order form and putting in the tuition box with your check payment or you may order on-line at - 
www.scholastic.com/bookclubs. You place your order through the school, GPP&K, DO NOT use a specific teacher's name. The GPP&K code is - H29YX.

 LABEL BELONGINGS!
Parents, please be sure to label anything your child brings to school, such as school bag, lunch bag,
coats, jackets, and rain gear. This ensures that your child comes home with the correct items!

TUITION QUESTIONS
If you have questions about your tuition payments, your PIN, or need a 2019 Tax Statement, please contact our bookkeeper, Jan Rex by email at accounting@gppk.com or by phone, 301-977-5729. When mailing your tuition payment to the school address, please mark payments to the attention of Jan Rex, GPP&K Bookkeeper and include your PIN (Personal Identification Number) on your payment.

'INSIDE LOOK'!
For families seeking a school, we invite you to get an 'inside look' at the Preschool & Kindergarten by viewing recently taken photo's of the inside of the building, classrooms and the outside/playground areas. Please click on the 'Inside Look' and then click each picture to see what we look like!

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT OUR
GPP&K MERCHANDISE PAGE!

NEWEST COLOR TEE SHIRTS -
ORANGE!!
(NOT PICTURED)

 

 
GPP&K IS A NUT-FREE SCHOOL!
WE DO NOT ALLOW PEANUT BUTTER OR NUTS OF ANY KIND IN THE SCHOOL.
Please remember when PACKING LUNCHES, or baking for class parties to read labels!


INFORMATION FOR PARENTS PURCHASING AN EPI-PEN

You may want to review the attached  article with suggestions for parents facing the high cost of purchasing an Epi-Pen for their child. We hope you might benefit from the advice given in this article from a local allergist.  
https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolinekee/how-to-save-money-on-epipens?utm_term=.slEAJZQ36y#.qjmgbeMBEo

 

PARENTS - FOR YOUR INFORMATION
If you are submitting a tax form #2441 you will need the school EIN which is: 52-0819028