Celebrating 43 Years
610 South Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1297
& Kindergarten News:
THANK YOU FOR VISITING
The Preschool, Kindergarten & School Office are
open Monday through Friday from 9 am-3 pm
Your calls and emails are very important to us.
We can be reached by emailing from this site or
leaving a phone message
You will get a timely response, generally
within 24 hours, between
9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday.
WITH WEDNESDAY'S POSSIBLE
BAD WEATHER - SIGN UP FOR MCPS TEXT ALERTS AND
LISTEN TO THE NEWS!
BAD WEATHER SCHOOL CLOSURE POLICY
Emergency Closure policy can be found in your Parent
Handbook, page 6 and on the front page of your
December and January Newsletters
for Montgomery County Alerts*
If MCPS are
CLOSED - GPP&K WILL BE CLOSED!
If MCPS Delay Opening - GPP&K Opens at 10
If MCPS Close Early, GPP&K Closes at 11:30
a.m. NO ENRICHMENT CLASSES!
SCHOOL CLOSED THURSDAY DECEMBER 19 THROUGH
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1, 2020
SCHOOL RE-OPENS THURSDAY
JANUARY 2ND, 2020
GPP&K OFFERS A LONGER DAY!!!
ENROLL NOW IN THE NEW ENRICHMENT
FOR FULL DAY SCHOOL!
With the new 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 'Tuition Rates' 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 Offered' or 'Tuition Rates' 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
We are excited to announce that you may use a credit
or debit card to pay tuition online through 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).
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 -
place your order through the school,
GPP&K, DO NOT use a specific teacher's
name. The GPP&K code is - H29YX.
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!
you have questions about your tuition payments, your
PIN, or need a 2019 Tax Statement, please contact
our bookkeeper, Jan Rex by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
HAVE YOU REGISTERED
REGISTRATION IS OPEN AND ON-GOING
FOR 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR?
are filling and waiting lists are forming. Click
on the link 'Registration/Forms' for
details and Application Forms. Also 'Tuition
Rates ' and 'Classes Offered'
will provide more information. Don't hesitate to
contact us with questions.
WHAT IS THE 11:30-1
p.m. ENRICHMENT PROGRAM?
The Enrichment Program is designed to extend the
time at school by an hour and a half (from
11:30 am to 1 pm) with extra curriculum
and LOTS of FUN!!! Children eat lunch together,
enjoy another circle time, story and planned
activity, community caring project, and indoor or
outdoor large motor skill activities. The children
have a 'Theme' or an 'Author of the Month' for
Enrichment in addition to their 9-11:30 a.m.
curriculum. Please email from any page of this
website for more information or to sign up!
M/W/F 4 YEAR OLD
Consider adding Thursday,
our 'optional fourth day' for your
Pre-Kindergartener! The Thursday class offers a
busy day working on lots of curriculum items that
may need extra review as well as offering lots of
new and exciting activities and topics! This class
is a wonderful compliment to your M/W/F class and
helps to better prepare your child for
Kindergarten next year. The children will have the
opportunity to meet a few new friends as well as
see their classmates from their M/W/F class.
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!
HERE TO CHECK OUT OUR
NEWEST COLOR TEE
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
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.
PARENTS - FOR YOUR
are submitting a tax form #2441 you will need the
school EIN which is: 52-0819028