Upcoming Events


Welcome Back Forest Knolls Families! 

The Forest Knolls PTA is excited to kick-off the 2016-2017 school year and we hope you are too! Feel free to use this website as an informational resource for Forest Knolls.  On this site you can become a member of the PTA, find out about current FKES events, purchase spirit wear, volunteer for events and much, much more.  We have several exciting events occurring over the next couple of weeks.  We look forward to seeing you!

Here's what's up at Forest Knolls this month. . .

No School for Students & Teachers - Monday, October 3rd

Room Parent Meeting & Dinner - Tuesday, October 4th, 6PM-7PM, in the Staff Lounge
Learn & share ideas on how to facilitate communication with other families in your class and plan the Halloween and Valentine's Day parties.

PTA Meeting - Tuesday, October 4th, 7PM-8:30PM, in the All Purpose Room
As always, free Kids After Hours childcare is provided for children 4+ by the PTA.

National Walk Your Child to School Day - Wednesday, October 5th

Open House - Monday, October 10th, 9AM-11AM
Please come to the All Purpose Room for coffee with the Administration, followed by classroom visits.

No School for Students & Teachers - Wednesday, October 12th 

Hispanic Heritage Night & Potluck - Friday, October 21st, 6:45PM-8:30PM
Bring your family to FKES for a night of fun at this FREE event! There will be delicious food, cultural crafts, stories, face painting, a raffle for an FC Barcelona logo soccer ball, traditional dance performances by FKES families, and a musical performance by award-winning Salvadoran Singer/Songwriter Lilo Gonzalez!  Special guest speaker: Maryland State Delegate, Ana Sol Gutierrez!  Please bring a small dish to share to this community potluck and join us for a night of fun!

Spirit Night / Dine Out Fundraiser at Chipotle - Monday, October 24th, 5PM-9PM 
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser at Chipotle (Woodmoor Shopping Center, 10135 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring).  Bring the flyer, show it on your smarkphone, or tell the cashier you're supporting FKES to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the PTA.


In Other News (from MCPS October QuickNotes):

Three Calendar Options for the 2017-2018 School Year - Monday, October 10th
During the Policy Management Committee meeting of the Montgomery County Board of Education on September 20, committee members moved to advance three calendar options for consideration by the full Board of Education. The Board is scheduled to discuss these calendar options at their October 10 meeting.  Here are the three proposed calendar options for the 2017–2018 school year:

If you would like to share comments on these calendar options, send an email to the Board of Education.


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