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Contribute to Visit from Emmanuel Jal

The Sligo Middle School PTSA is raising funds to bring Emmanuel Jal to perform for and work with our students at the end of February 2017. Jal is a former child soldier from South Sudan. Through unimaginable struggles, he managed to survive and go on to emerge as a recording artist, achieving worldwide acclaim for his unique […]

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PTSA Meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 10

Please plan to attend the Sligo PTSA Meeting on Tuesday, January 10, at 7:00pm. Our agenda – Hear an update from the Highland Boundary study committee Discuss the work of the Achievement Gap Committee Hear a report from the Advocacy committee and other advocacy efforts on behalf of Sligo and the entire Downcounty area There … Continue reading

Highland Boundary Study Meeting, 1/12

If you look at a map of Sligo’s zone (page 6), you see a small area that receives students from Highland ES, and which is surrounded by students who go to Newport Mills. It is bound by Dalewood Drive, Goodhill Road, Valleywood Drive, and Veirs Mill Road. It includes about 35 students per grade. Highland’s … Continue reading

Sligo Moms’ Night Out – Jan 25

The new date for the Mom’s Night Out is Wednesday January 25th from 6:30-9PM at All Set in Downtown Silver Spring.  Apologies for any confusion! We will be raising money for the Sligo Middle School PTSA.  The suggested donation is $10.  Please spread the word or bring a friend – especially elementary school parents from our feeder schools or … Continue reading

Sligo Testimony – 1/5 BOE Hearing

A video of testimony from the 1/5 BOE Operating Budget Hearng is now available online.  On the left-hand side of the page, choose “Jan 5, 2017 Operating Budget Hearing,” and then choose the “SwagIt Video” button on the right.  Wheaton’s Mary O’Driscoll starts at 44:45, followed by Northwood’s Michele Moller, Kennedy’s Therese Gibson, Einstein’s Chris Rutledge, … Continue reading