Celebrating 43 Years
610 South Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1297
& Kindergarten News:
THANK YOU FOR
VISITING OUR WEBSITE!
School AND School office are CLOSED FOR THE
SUMMER BUT WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM
calls and emails are very important, although we are
closed for the summer,
we can ALWAYS be reached by emailing
from this site.
may also call the school office to leave a message
You will get a timely response, generally
within 24 hours, Monday through Friday during
GPP&K OFFERS A LONGER DAY!!!
ENROLL NOW IN THE NEW ENRICHMENT
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!
Forms were due on August 1st. If you
have not mailed your child's completed and signed by
the doctor medical forms, please do so immediately!
Your child can not attend school without the Maryland
State form in the student file. Medical Forms can be
found and printed from this site, under the
PARENT SUMMER LETTERS
All enrolled families should
have received their Parent Summer Letter this
If you have not received your letter in the
mail, please email the school office ASAP,
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or click on the link
at the bottom of each page of this site, to
confirm your address. Your Parent Summer
Letter will name your teachers, provide you
with information regarding the Parent Night
Meetings and beginning weeks of school, and
will have your Tuition Statement from our
bookkeeper, with your PIN (Personal
Identification Number) for your records.
School opens in September, on Wednesday
evening, September 4th, with Parent
Night! These meetings are for Parents only, no
children. Parents are invited to come to school at 7
pm, meet in the Church Sanctuary for a
brief informational meeting, then go to your child's
classroom to meet the teachers who will provide
information, expectations and an overview of the
school year. You will also complete important forms.
You should plan to be at school for
approximately 45 minutes. Details in your Parent
HAVE YOU REGISTERED
FOR NEXT YEAR?
REGISTRATION IS OPEN AND
ON-GOING FOR SEPTEMBER 2019
Classes are filling
for next school year 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.
PAY TUITION ONLINE WITH CREDIT CARDS
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).
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.
contact us ASAP if you are interested in
Tuesday' class as well!! We are considering
offering this additional day to give parents
a 5 day Four Year Old Pre-K experience.
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
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.
PARENTS - FOR YOUR
you are submitting a tax form #2441 you will need
the school EIN which is: 52-0819028