Welcome to the MLK PTSA

Welcome to the MLK MS PTSA website. In the weeks to come, we'll add information about clubs, announcements, events and more.  We encourage you to visit the Membership area of our site to learn more about what the PTSA does and why joining the MLK PTSA, or volunteering, are an integral part of our mission to support the MLK community.

MLK school

This week:

November 20, 2019

  • Report Cards Distributed in Homeroom
  • Instrumental Cluster Music Concert @ SVHS- 7:00

Upcoming Events:

November  27- Early Release- 12:30

November 28 & 29- Thanksgiving- No School

Spirit Dine Out Nights

We have several spirit dine out nights throughout the school year.  If you mention MLK during the events, a portion of the proceeds will go to the PTSA to support our kids.  Here is information on the next two:

o   Noodles & Company – Tuesday, December 3rd from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mention MLK when you dine in or carry out, and the PTSA will get 25% of the sales! Location is 20952 Frederick Rd. Germantown, MD 20876. Use this Noodles & Co flyer! 

o   MOD Pizza – Sunday, December 15th from 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Mention MLK and the PTSA will get 20% of the sales! Location is 145 Commerce Square Place (Kentlands) Gaithersburg, MD 20878.  This applies to dine in OR carry out! Use this MOD Pizza flyer! We need 20 RSVPs to get the fundraiser going.  Please commit to eat!

Our next PTSA meeting will be on Tuesday, December 10th @ 7p in the Media Center.  That evening we will also showcase and celebrate student artwork from the Reflections program.  Stay tuned for more information.

Scholastic Book Fair at MLK 11/13 – 11/19.  

The last two days to come into the Book Fair are Monday and Tuesday.  Or shop at our online Scholastic store . Stock up on books for holiday and birthday gift giving and earn money to support MLK’s students!

We still need volunteers for the in-person book fair on Monday and Tuesday.  Volunteer 4 hours and receive $5 toward a Book Fair purchase or volunteer 5 hours or more and receive $10 toward Book Fair purchase.  For adult volunteers only.  One per person, per Book Fair.  Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you for your support!  Book Fair Sign Up Genius  We need parent volunteers!!!  

New Clubs beginning soon at MLK

Please make note of new upcoming clubs at MLK!  Young Scholars Club, RecXtra Chinese Club, RecXtra GSA Club, and RecXtra Language Club.  Registration forms can be found in the main office or on the website sometime Monday afternoon.

Attention MLK Humanities Program Parents

We know it can be hard for your children to participate in after school activities when they live outside of the MLK boundary area and have no access to activity buses. We’d like to help. If you would like to be connected with parents of other Humanities students, please send an email to mlkptsaconnect@gmail.com.  Let us know your name and your child’s name and grade; we will contact you with information about how to get connected with other Humanities parents.  You do not have to be a member of the PTSA to take advantage of this connection opportunity.

Way to Go Panthers!  We’re Proud of You!

Congratulations to the MLK Boys Softball team for their undefeated season and to the MLK Mathletes for their first place win at the 11/6 competition!!

CONGRATULATIONS to all the members of the MLK MS Chess Team for their 1st place team win at the Clemente Chess Tournament on 11/2!!

MLK MS won 1st place at the Clemente Challenge Chess Tournament! Way to go Amelia Lancaster, Ethan Sciaudone, Nirav Akkanapragada, Jordan Go, Aneri Sanghani and James Kim for your team win!  The following players also won individual trophies: Jordan Go - 3rd Place (Champ Section), Aneri Sanghani - 4th Place (U800), James Kim - 5th Place (U600).

Shop with Amazon Smiles and earn money for MLK students

Start your online shopping at Smile.Amazon.com and select MLK Middle School PTSA as your charitable organization. Earn money for our students!

SVHS, NWHS and CHS Boundary Study News

The results are in and MCPS superintendent Dr. Jack Smith has made public his recommendation.  Follow the link and go to page 12 to see the boundary changes he recommends.  There are many.  If you agree or disagree with his recommendation, you can make your voice heard by contacting the Board of Education.

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