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Picture Day

Monday, September 9 is Picture Day! Students were given order forms in their Health and Physical Education classes this week.

World Language Credit Exam

Can your child read and write in another language?

If so, please consider having them register for the World Language Credit Exam. Students must be able to read and comprehend exam instructions and writing prompts in the exam language. They must be able to write two well-developed essays in the exam language, each consisting of at least three paragraphs.

The following 30 languages will be offered the 2019-20 exam: American Sign Language, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin), Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Nepali, Pashto, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Sanskrit, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Tigrinya, Turkish, Twi, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Registration

Students must meet with their school counselors to register.

Registration opens on Monday, September 9, 2019, at 8 a.m. and closes on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 4 p.m.

Credit exam dates, times, and testing sites:

November 6 - Centreville High School Cafeteria - 4:00 pm-7:45 pm

November 7 - Edison High School Cafeteria - 4:00 pm-7:45 pm

November 8 - Marshall High School Cafeteria - 4:00 pm-7:45 pm

More information about the World Language Credit Exam can be found here.­

Join the PTA

Missed joining the PTA at Tiger Fest or Back to School Night? You can still join online at https://twainms.fcps.edu/get-involved/parent-teacher-association-pta. Single Membership is $20 and Family Membership is $30.

We greatly appreciate your support. The MTMS PTA is primarily funded through our membership dues and holds limited fundraisers throughout the school year. By joining the PTA, your membership dues greatly help us achieve our goals for supporting the students and staff at Twain.

National PTA Reflections 2019-2020

Explore your creativity by participating in the National PTA Reflections Program. The theme for the 2019-2020 program year is Look Within. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Deadline for submission is October 15th. Information on how to submit will be coming soon. Contact mtmsreflections@gmail.com for more information.

Would you like to help National PTA pick out a future Reflections theme? If yes, visit https://www.vapta.org/programs/arts-and-education/reflections-top to download the Theme Search Packet. All Reflections themes are submitted by students! Each local unit may submit to Virginia PTA 5 suggested themes by November 1, 2019. We will vote on our top 5 to submit to National and they will choose one for the 2020-2021 Reflections theme. The winning student receives $100 from National PTA.

Amazon Smile

Love shopping on Amazon? Support Mark Twain Middle School PTA at no extra cost when you shop at smile.amazon.com. Simply go to https://smile.amazon.com and pull down Mark Twain Middle PTA in the list of charities. Every time you shop, don’t forget to go to Smile Amazon and your purchases will generate .5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the PTA.

TJHSST Info Session Presentation

Were you unable to attend last week’s Thomas Jefferson HS Information session or would you just like to review what was discussed? If so, the PowerPoint presentation slides are available on the Twain website under the Announcements section. For any TJHSST related questions please contact Ms. Leslie Pilotti, TJ liaison school counselor, at lmpilotti@fcps.edu.

After School Program

Twain’s ASP begins on Monday, September 30, 2019. More information will be shared soon.

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Next Week’s Schedule

Monday, September 2 – Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, September 3 – Odd day schedule – 5th period lunch - Advisory

Wednesday, September 4 – Even day schedule – 6th period lunch – Advisory

Thursday, September 5 – Odd day schedule- 5th period lunch – Advisory

Friday, September 6 – Even day schedule – 6th period lunch – Advisory

Back to School Night 2019

Twain’s Back to School Night is Wednesday, September 4. There is one session for all parents/guardians that begins at 6:30 pm. The school doors will open at 6:00 pm. Parents and guardians can wait in the cafeteria where Twain Spirit wear will be available for sale. Videos will also be playing from our School Board members.

Parking will be very tight. Parents and Guardians are encouraged to walk, car pool and legally park on neighboring streets. Parents and Guardians will follow their student's schedule, visit each class and receive additional information from teachers. Schedules will be available for pick up at Twain, however, if you have a copy of your student’s schedule feel free to bring it with you. Schedules can also be found through the ParentVue icon. We look forward to seeing you next week!

Family Life Education Information

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) provides a comprehensive, sequential Family Life Education (FLE) program for students in grades kindergarten through grade twelve. Instruction is seen as a partnership among parents and guardians, the school, and the community in supporting the learning essential to the development of strong families, positive relationships, and a healthy community.

Students in grades 7-8 participate in Family Life Education (FLE) instruction through their health and physical education course. Students receive instruction in a human growth and development unit and an emotional and social health unit. For more information about the FCPS Family Life Education program, please see the detailed grade-level program descriptions at https://www.fcps.edu/academics/middle-school-academics-7-8/family-life-education-fle

In addition, grade level-specific curriculum lessons are available for review in multiple locations.

  • Online in FCPS 24-7 (Blackboard) Parent View - includes lessons and media titles that FCPS has streaming rights for. Any additional media or book titles that are not streamed are available at your child’s school library.
  • Parents/guardians will need a SIS account to access FCPS 24-7 https://fcps.blackboard.com/
  • Account information is available at your local school or online at https://www.fcps.edu/resources/technology/fcps-24-7-learningParents/guardians who do not wish to have their child participate in FLE instruction may choose to opt their child out of any or all of the lessons. If you would like to opt your child out of one or more lessons, please fill out an opt out form that you may access online at https://www.fcps.edu/academics/middle-school-academics-7-8/family-life-education-fle. Opt out forms will also be available at the evening preview. Should you opt your child out and then later decide you want your child included in FLE instruction, you must notify your child’s teacher in writing before instruction begins.
  • An alternative non-FLE health instructional program is provided for children who do not take part in FLE instruction, and every effort is made to foster understanding and respect for family choices and to avoid peer pressure for or against participation in the program.
  • You are invited to attend an evening opportunity to preview the Family Life Education media and lessons and to talk with school staff about the program. The Parent Preview will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 4:00 – 5:30 pm in Twain’s library. All program materials and media for all grade levels will be available for your review at this time.

Instruction occurs at various times for the instructional units during the school year. Please contact your child’s teacher for specific dates of FLE instruction. We look forward to working as your partner in providing information that will help your child make healthy choices related to the exciting changes and new challenges he/she will be facing in the next few years.

Program questions may be addressed at your child’s school or by contacting Instructional Services at 571-423-4550 or by contacting Elizabeth Payne, Health and Physical Education Coordinator at etpayne@fcps.edu.

Academic Honesty Policy

As an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program School, Twain has an Academic Honesty Policy. The policy will be added to Twain’s Website soon. Until then, the policy can be viewed here.

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Back to School Night

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Back to School Night 2019

Twain’s Back to School Night is Wednesday, September 4. There is one session for all students that begins at 6:30 pm. The school doors will open at 6:00 pm. Parents and guardians can wait in the cafeteria where Twain Spirit wear will be available for sale. Videos will also be playing from our School Board members.

Parking will be very tight. Parents and Guardians are encouraged to walk, car pool and legally park on neighboring streets. Parents and Guardians will follow their student's schedule, visit each class and receive additional information from teachers. Schedules will be available for pick up at Twain, however, if you have a copy of your student’s schedule feel free to bring it with you. Schedules can also be found through the ParentVue icon. We look forward to seeing you next week!

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Electronic Device Policy

This is a reminder that Twain has adopted a new policy this year. All personal electronic devices are to be “Off and Away for the Day.” Under this new policy, students observed using a device will have that device confiscated by a teacher, grade-level administrator or safety and security personnel. The device can be picked up by the student’s parent/legal guardian from 2:30 – 4:45 pm in Twain’s Special Education/After School Program office.

Next Week’s Schedule

Monday, August 26 – All Periods – 5th period lunch

Tuesday, August 27 – All Periods – 5th period lunch

Wednesday, August 28 – Periods 2, 4, 6, 7 and Advisory - 6th period lunch

Thursday, August 29 – Periods 1, 3, 5, 7 and Advisory - 5th period lunch

Friday, August 30 – School Holiday – Labor Day Weekend

 

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Tiger Fest 2019 - Today Wednesday, August 21

Please join us for our annual Mark Twain Middle School Tiger Fest! See the section below regarding Physical Education (PE) Uniforms!

This will be an opportunity for students and parents to pick up class schedules, obtain locker combinations, practice opening lockers, as well as complete other tasks such as purchasing a PE uniform, joining the PTA, visiting the clinic to drop off medication, buying Twain spirit wear, reloading your lunch accounts and asking any questions prior to the start of school.

Tiger Fest Schedule

You are invited to attend according to the following schedule:

3:00-3:45 pm:   8th Grade Last Name A-L

4:00-4:45 pm:   8th Grade Last Name M-Z

5:15-6:00 pm:   7th Grade Last Name A-L

6:15-7:00 pm:   7th Grade Last Name M-Z

Tiger Fest Forms

Form #1 will be picked up at Tiger Fest in Gym 1.  Prior to arriving at Tiger Fest, please print out and complete forms #2-7 at home.  The forms will be found on Twain’s webpage at https://twainms.fcps.edu/.

  1. Emergency Care Form (Pick-up at Tiger Fest)
  2. SR&R Agreement
  3. Health Information Form
  4. After School Registration Form
  5. SOL Re-Take Permission Form
  6. Online Resource Permission Form
  7. Electronic Device Policy

Please complete, sign, and submit all forms to receive your student’s class schedule and locker combination.

Are you going to miss Tiger Fest?

Don’t panic! Feel free to stop by Mark Twain’s main office between 10am-2pm on one of the following days - Thursday, August 22nd, or Friday, August 23rd.  

Can’t make any of these dates? Still, don’t panic! Forms will be collected throughout the first week of school.

Purchasing PE Uniforms at Tiger Fest

We want to let you know that although PE Uniforms will be for sale during Tiger Fest, we do not have the ability to process credit card payments during Tiger Fest.  If you wish to pay for a PE Uniform using a credit card please do so through My School Bucks at home and bring your receipt to Tiger Fest to pick up the uniform.  If you plan on using cash to pay for your PE Uniform please bring exact change.  We will have limited ability to provide change for your purchase. Checks will also be accepted and should be made payable to Mark Twain Middle School. PE Uniform prices will remain the same this year as follows:

PE Shirt - $5.65

PE Shorts - $7.35

PE Shirt & Shorts - $13.00

Summer Assignments

Reminder: The following 7th and 8th Grade Summer Assignments are due the first day of school, August 26, 2019. 

Math 

Select one assignment below, based on the math class you are enrolled in for the 2019-20 school year. Questions related to the Math assignment? Please contact Kelly Draeger: kkdraeger@fcps.edu

Math 7

Math 7 Honors

Pre-Algebra

Algebra 

English

Questions related to the English assignment? Please contact Sarah Thompson: smthompson1@fcps.edu

7th Grade

8th Grade

Summer Assignment Help Sessions

Do you need help with your summer reading and/or math assignments? Do you just want a space to complete them? Join us on Thursday, August 22, from 4-6 pm at Twain MS for our final Summer Assignment Help Session!

We will have paper copies of the assignment, if needed. If you have questions about this event, please email Sarah Thompson smthompson1@fcps.edu

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Summer Assignments

Reminder: The following 7th and 8th Grade Summer Assignments are due the first day of school, August 26, 2019. 

Math 

Select one assignment below, based on the math class you are enrolled in for the 2019-20 school year. Questions related to the Math assignment? Please contact Kelly Draeger: kkdraeger@fcps.edu

Math 7

Math 7 Honors

Pre-Algebra

Algebra 

English

Questions related to the English assignment? Please contact Sarah Thompson: smthompson1@fcps.edu

7th Grade

8th Grade

 

Summer Assignment Help Sessions

Do you need help with your summer English and/or math assignments? Do you just want a space to complete them? Join us on Tuesday, August 20 and/or Thursday, August 22, from 4-6 pm at Twain MS, for our Summer Assignment Help Sessions!

We will have paper copies of the assignment, if needed. If you have questions about this event, please email Sarah Thompson smthompson1@fcps.edu

Tiger Fest 2019 Wednesday, August 21

Please join us for our annual Mark Twain Middle School Tiger Fest!

This will be an opportunity for students and parents to pick up class schedules, obtain locker combinations, practice opening lockers, as well as complete other tasks such as purchasing a PE uniform, joining the PTA, visiting the clinic to drop off medication, buying Twain spirit wear, reloading your lunch accounts and asking any questions prior to the start of school.

Tiger Fest Schedule

You are invited to attend according to the following schedule:

3:00-3:45 pm:   8th Grade Last Name A-L

4:00-4:45 pm:   8th Grade Last Name M-Z

5:15-6:00 pm:   7th Grade Last Name A-L

6:15-7:00 pm:   7th Grade Last Name M-Z

Tiger Fest Forms

Form #1 will be picked up at Tiger Fest in Gym 1.  Prior to arriving at Tiger Fest, please print out and complete forms #2-7 at home.  The forms will be found on Twain’s webpage at https://twainms.fcps.edu/.

  1. Emergency Care Form (Pick-up at Tiger Fest)
  2. SR&R Agreement
  3. Health Information Form
  4. After School Registration Form
  5. SOL Re-Take Permission Form
  6. Online Resource Permission Form
  7. Electronic Device Policy

Please complete, sign, and submit all forms to receive your student’s class schedule and locker combination.

Are you going to miss Tiger Fest?

Don’t panic! Feel free to stop by Mark Twain’s main office between 10am-2pm on one of the following days - Thursday, August 22nd, or Friday, August 23rd.  

Can’t make any of these dates? Still, don’t panic! Forms will be collected throughout the first week of school.

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Tiger Fest 2019 Wednesday, August 21

Please join us for our annual Mark Twain Middle School Tiger Fest!

This will be an opportunity for students and parents to pick up class schedules, obtain locker combinations, practice opening lockers, as well as complete other tasks such as purchasing a PE uniform, joining the PTA, visiting the clinic to drop off medication, buying Twain spirit wear, reloading your lunch accounts and asking any questions prior to the start of school.

Tiger Fest Schedule

You are invited to attend according to the following schedule:

3:00-3:45 pm:   8th Grade Last Name A-L

4:00-4:45 pm:   8th Grade Last Name M-Z

5:15-6:00 pm:   7th Grade Last Name A-L

6:15-7:00 pm:   7th Grade Last Name M-Z

 

Tiger Fest Forms

Form #1 will be picked up at Tiger Fest in Gym 1.  Prior to arriving at Tiger Fest, please print out and complete forms #3-7 at home.  The forms will be found on Twain’s webpage at www.fcps.edu/TwainMS starting on the week of August 5th.

  1. Emergency Care Form (Pick-up at Tiger Fest)
  2. SR&R Agreement
  3. Health Information Form
  4. After School Registration Form
  5. SOL Re-Take Permission Form
  6. Online Resource Permission Form
  7. Electronic Device Policy

Please complete, sign, and submit all forms to receive your student’s class schedule and locker combination.

 

Are you going to miss Tiger Fest?

Don’t panic! Feel free to stop by Mark Twain’s main office between 10am-2pm on one of the following days - Thursday, August 22, Friday, or August 23.  

Can’t make any of these dates? Still, don’t panic! Forms will be collected throughout the first week of school.

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Electronic Device Policy

Greetings Mark Twain Middle School Community,

I want to let you know about an important school policy change taking place starting this school year. All personal electronic devices are to be “Off and Away for the Day.” This is a change from previous years when teachers set individual policies within their classrooms and students were permitted to use cell phones and personal electronic devices before classes started. Under this new policy, students observed using a device will have that device confiscated by a teacher, grade-level administrator or safety and security personnel. The device can be picked up by the student’s parent/legal guardian from 2:30 – 4:45 pm in Twain’s B-Wing office.

As a technology forward school, Twain wants to promote appropriate digital citizenship. Our school staff has overwhelmingly agreed that this consistent schoolwide policy will help students be more present and engaged in their learning. The intent is to support students in their academic success by removing a major distraction and promoting face to face social interaction and connection. Twain staff have observed that a cell phone on a desk, even when in use as a research tool, still provides too tempting a distraction. When it dings or buzzes, the minds of even the most conscientious student wanders. Studies tell us that it can take a brain up to ten minutes to reengage after responding to cell phone distractions. Phones are not only distractions for their owners but also are distracting for teachers and classmates. Students we interviewed as a part of this process, confirmed these assertions, albeit begrudgingly.

For new students, this is likely not a change from your elementary school policy. Parents, please help to promote this policy by reminding your students to turn their phones off when they enter the building and place them in their lockers during the school day. If you need to contact your student, please call Twain at (703) 313-3700 and ask to speak with your student’s counselor or grade level administrator. The contract below will need to be signed and returned as part of the Tiger Fest forms.

If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

Charles Miller

Principal

Electronic Device Contract

Tiger Fest 2019 Wednesday, August 21

Please join us for our annual Mark Twain Middle School Tiger Fest!

This will be an opportunity for students and parents to pick up class schedules, obtain locker combinations, practice opening lockers, as well as complete other tasks such as purchasing a PE uniform, joining the PTA, visiting the clinic to drop off medication, buying Twain spirit wear, reloading your lunch accounts and asking any questions prior to the start of school.

Tiger Fest Schedule

You are invited to attend according to the following schedule:

3:00-3:45 pm:   8th Grade Last Name A-L

4:00-4:45 pm:   8th Grade Last Name M-Z

5:15-6:00 pm:   7th Grade Last Name A-L

6:15-7:00 pm:   7th Grade Last Name M-Z

Tiger Fest Forms

Form #1 will be picked up at Tiger Fest in Gym 1.  Prior to arriving at Tiger Fest, please print out and complete forms #3-7 at home.  The forms will be found on Twain’s webpage at www.fcps.edu/TwainMS starting on the week of August 5th.

  1. Emergency Care Form (Pick-up at Tiger Fest)
  2. SR&R Agreement
  3. Health Information Form
  4. After School Registration Form
  5. SOL Re-Take Permission Form
  6. Online Resource Permission Form
  7. Electronic Device Policy

Please complete, sign, and submit all forms to receive your student’s class schedule and locker combination.

Are you going to miss Tiger Fest?

Don’t panic! Feel free to stop by Mark Twain’s main office between 10am-2pm on one of the following days - Thursday, August 22, Friday, or August 23.  

Can’t make any of these dates? Still, don’t panic! Forms will be collected throughout the first week of school.

Summer Assignment Help Sessions

Do you need help with your summer reading and/or math assignments? Do you just want a space to complete them? Join us on Tuesday, August 20 and/or Thursday, August 22, from 4-6 pm at Twain MS, for our Summer Assignment Help Sessions!

We will have paper copies of the assignment, if needed. If you have questions about this event, please email Sarah Thompson smthompson1@fcps.edu.

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New Assistant Principal

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Meet Twain's Special Education Assistant Principal

Tamara Stickler is excited to begin a new adventure here at Twain Middle School supporting students with diverse learning needs as our Special Education Assistant Principal. Mrs. Stickler joined Fairfax County Public Schools in 2011 as a Special Education Teacher at West Springfield High School where she taught mathematics and Personal Development. Over the last 6 years, she was the Special Education Department Chair leading a department of 40 staff and working closely with school leadership.

Mrs. Stickler earned her BA in Family Science, with an emphasis in Social Work, from Brigham Young University in Utah. She initially worked as a Social Worker for Matthew’s County and the local Community Services Board. While working with families she realized that education was the area where she could best support students that had both academic and emotional difficulties. As a result, she began her teaching career in 1998 at Gloucester High School teaching students with intellectual disabilities while earning her teaching credentials from Old Dominion University. Mrs. Stickler then moved to Lancaster High School, in Lancaster, VA where she taught students with disabilities. Mrs. Stickler earned her master’s degree in educational leadership from American College of Education.

Tammy and her husband currently reside in Fairfax County with their youngest of three sons and their five-year old Jack Russell terrier.

Please join us in welcoming Tammy Stickler to Mark Twain Middle School!

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Announcements

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This is our last News You Choose for the 2018-19 school year! Have a wonderful summer! After School Program Surveys

Parents/Guardians and students who participated in the After School Program are asked to complete the survey linked below by tomorrow, Friday, June 14.

Parents:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SLDCGM2

 

Students:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SFFWJFD

Save the Dates

Check Twain’s website for additional information.

 

Jump Start

August 5, 6, and 7

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Tiger Fest

Wednesday, August 21

3:00 – 7:00 pm

 

First Day of School

Monday, August 26

7:30 am – 2:15 pm

 

Back-to-School Night

Wednesday, September 4

6:30 – 8:30 pm

 

After School Program Begins

Monday, September 23

2:30 – 4:45 pm

2019-2020 - Edison HS Sports

Fall Sports Try-out Information

Tryouts Begin: August 5th 2019

www.edisonsports.org/

www.edisonboosters.org/

 

Football

Boys Cross Country

Competitive Cheer

Girls Cross Country

Girls Volleyball

Golf

Field Hockey

 

 

Interested in playing a sport at Edison High School in 2019-2020?

Be sure to have your athletic forms turned in to the Edison Activities Office this summer (see links below).

Athletic Forms:

https://www.fcps.edu/activities/student-athletics

Edison Athletic Boosters:

http://www.edisonboosters.org/

Questions:

Greg Dombrowski, DSA: gsdombrowski@fcps.edu

Kristyna Meyer: president@edisonboosters.org

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Awards Ceremonies

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End-of-Year Awards Ceremonies

Mark Twain’s annual End-of-Year Awards ceremonies will be held tomorrow in our gymnasium.

The 7th grade ceremony will begin at 8:00 am and the 8th grade ceremony will begin at 9:15 am. All parents of students slated to receive an award have been given an invitation. It is important to note that this End-of-Year event is not a promotion ceremony and, therefore, only students who were nominated to receive an award will be recognized.

Can’t make it to Mark Twain for the program? We will be live-streaming the ceremonies on YouTube. Follow the link below to tune-in.  

https://www.youtube.com/user/twainmsnews/live

If you have any questions, please contact Stephen Fitzgerald at sjfitzgerald@fcps.edu or 703-313-3720

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8th Grade Dance: A Star is Born

Put on your dancing shoes! It’s time for the 8th Grade Dance tonight (Friday, June 7th) at 6:30-8:30 PM at Twain MS.

Price of ticket includes:

*Admission to dance

*Refreshments

*Photo Booth Pictures

*Swag Bag

Looking forward to this amazing event. FCPS Dress Code applies to this event.

Next Week’s Schedule

Every day next week is a Monday schedule:

June 10 – 5th period lunch

June 11 – 5th period lunch

June 12 – 6th period lunch

June 13 – 5th period lunch – 3 hour Early Release

Flight Trampoline Spirit Event

Grab your friends and head to Flight Trampoline Park in Springfield for our PTA Fundraiser Event on Wednesday, June 12th from 5-9 PM. Don’t forget to fill out your waiver ahead of time. Flight will donate 40% for your jump ticket to the PTA, so don’t forget to mention TWAIN PTA when you purchase your ticket!

National PTA Reflections 2019-20

Explore your creativity by participating in the National PTA Reflections Program. Get a jump start over the summer. The theme for the 2019-2020 program year is Look Within. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts.   More information about how to submit your art will be available in the Fall. Visit https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections for more information.

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Tonight's Pops Concert Cancelled

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The current weather outlook during our concert time continues to show a reasonably high probability for foul weather. Considering many of the issues involved, the combined music team has decided to cancel tonight's Twain Pops concert. There will not be a makeup concert. Our condolences to all.

 

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8th Grade Dance-June 7

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Urgent Request for Help!!!

Tickets for the 8th Grade Dance go on sale starting today.  We are in need of PTA members to sell tickets on Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 6.  Please consider helping!!!  No tickets will be sold at the door, so lunch sales are vital!! Also, we need help to decorate on Friday starting at 1:30 PM.  All hands on deck!  Please visit  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4facaf2da6fb6-20192  and sign up to help out!! Did I mention we need chaperones?   The dance is this Friday, June 7th from 6:30-8:30 PM.

4700 Franconia Rd, Alexandria, VA 22310  |  Main: 703.313.3700
Attendance: 703.313.3737 | After-School Program: 703.313.3711
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