Calendar &Events

Due to Covid-19 outbreak, MCPS has closed all schools. As a result, PTA activities are postponed indefinitely.

Upcoming Events and ways to get involved:

Arcola Mural Project

        • Wednesdays in March and April 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Room 168
            • Join Arcola's art teacher, Ms. Nachlas, and bilingual artist Loretta Kaneshige in creating a large scale mural
            • Meeting dates: March 4, 11, 18 (no meeting on March 25) and April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020.
            • Families welcome. Children must be accompanied by and adult.
            • Dinner will be provided by the Arcola PTA

School Picture Day

        • Friday, March 6
        • No need to send in money or order forms, a proof or portrait package will be sent home from the school with information on how you can order, if you chose to do so.
        • Choose colors that compliment your child. Solid colors and small patterns work best. Avoid clothing with large images and logos.

Ledo's Pizza Restaurant Fundraiser

        • Tuesday, March 9 - 4:00 p.m. to closing
            • Support the PTA by dinning in or taking out from Ledo's Pizza (2638 University Blvd W, Wheaton).
            • Mention "Arcola PTA" when you pay to ensure that Arcola is credited with the donation funds.

Arcola Beautification Day

        • Saturday, March 21, 10:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Rain date: Saturday, March 28)
        • We need volunteers to help us beautify our school. Wear clothing that can get dirty and help us remove vines and weeds, plant flower gardens, and build raised beds. The 1st and 4th graders will use the beds to plant an Arcola Vegetable Garden with support from the University of Maryland Wellness Program and the Food Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). All grades will help maintain the flower gardens.
        • Lunch will be provided, but don't forget your water bottle.
        • Please RSVP Mrs. Desai at to let her know you can help!

Math Superhero Night

        • Thursday March 26, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Arcola APR/Cafeteria

Book Fair Week

        • Monday, March 30 - Friday, April 3
        • Support the PTA by volunteering your time at the PTA sponsored book fair or purchasing a book! More details to come on hours, location, and how you can help.

McTeacher Restaurant Fundraiser

      • Wednesday, April 1 – 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
      • Dine in or take out from McDonalds and be served from behind the counter by your favorite Arcola teachers and staff.
      • Be sure to mention "Arcola PTA" to ensure we are credited with the funds.

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