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PGCPS News Flash: May 9-14
PGCPS News Flash: May 9-14

This list of events comes to us from the Prince George's County Public School system:

Lewisdale Students Have Fun in the Sun
MAY 9-10 • All Day
Lewisdale Elementary School • 2400 Banning Place, Hyattsville
The YMCA Physical Healthy Driven Van will get the students at Lewisdale ES moving by bringing out the old-school playground games and innovative new equipment. Students will also learn about beneficial and harmful foods.

Northup Grumman Corporation Visits PGCPS
MAY 10 • All Day - Classroom #10                                                                                  
Columbia Park Elementary School •1901 Kent Village Drive, Landover
INFO: 301-925-1322
Engineers from the Northrup Grumman Corporation will visit Columbia Park ES and share with students activities related to engineering and get them excited about technical professions. Columbia Park ES will also receive a grant to be used to enhance the schools math and science programs.

Special Olympics Challenge Day
MAY 11 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.                                                                                   
Tanglewood Regional School • 8333 Woodyard Road, Clinton
INFO: 301-599-2530
MAY 13 • 10:30 – 1 p.m.
Margaret Brent Regional School • 5816 Lamont Terrace, New Carrollton
INFO: 301-918-8780
Challenge Day is designed to provide an opportunity for students with severe or multiple disabilities to demonstrate their personal best. The program is part of the Special Olympics Motor Activities Training Program (MATP) that emphasizes training and participation rather than competition.

Students Perform at Shakespeare School Festival
MAY 12 • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.                                                                                   
Folger Theatre • 201 East Capitol Street S.E., Washington, DC
INFO: 301-277-5320
Students from Excel Academy will have the opportunity to showcase their acting skills at the Folger Theatre as they perform Macbeth by William Shakespear.

PGCPS, Disney, and KaBOOM! Build a New Playground
MAY 13 • 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.                                                                               
Deerfield Run Elementary School • 13000 Laurel Bowie Road, Laurel
INFO: 301-497-3610
More than 200 volunteers from Deerfield Run ES PTO and PGCPS will join Disney VoluntEARS, organizers from KaBoom! and residents of the Laurel community to build a new playground and learning garden at the school. The new playground’s design is based on drawings created by children who participated in a Design Day event in March.

2011 Spring Carnival at Kingsford ES
MAY 14 • 1 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                                                                   
Kingsford Elementary School • 1401 Enterprise Road, Mitchellville
INFO: 301-390-0260
The students and staff of Kingsford ES will host their fourth multicultural carnival. Guests will enjoy arts and crafts, face painting, carnival games, and more.