Spanish Classes — Enrollment Extended!

The FLES Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Spanish classes start date has been postponed until October 6, 2016due to poor enrollment. We need more children to sign up for the classes in order to offer the program this Fall season. Please sign up at   See the flier here:  fles-flyer-fall-2016

Drama Club


Drama Kids is Coming to Cloverly This Fall! Calling All 3rd – 5th Graders to Register Soon!

Drama Club!

A Drama Club is Coming to Cloverly this Fall!
Drama Kids of Montgomery County is offering a 15 week session of classes focusing on communication, projection, mini-plays, improvisation, confidence, movement, and many other skills with a dramatic arts theme. Class is open to 3rd thru 5th graders, 16 spots available. Classes are on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 pm, from Sept 28th to January 25th. Sibling discount. New student guarantee. Cost is $220 if paid in full or $60 per month over 4 months. This is a PTA sponsored club.
(Note to 5th grade families: If you have a child who is both in the 5th grade musical with Mrs. H-T and the Drama Club, your child may or may not be pulled out of the club for one or two Wednesdays after school during the 15 week session. There will be no refunds given by Drama Kids in this instance/s.)
Register here:
Please send a message to if you have an interest in this club for Kindergarten thru 2nd graders at a future time.

Creative Adventures Starting October 5th

A fun after-school art program will be offered this fall on Wednesday afternoons, hosted by Creative Adventures. Please see this flyer for all the details.

September PawPrints Newsletter. PTA Meeting Reminder

Greetings Cloverly Friends,

Here is the September 2016/17 Cloverly  Pawprints!  We have a lot of great things lined up this fall with everything you need to know packed inside!

Also, please join us this evening (Tuesday September 6) for the first PTA meeting of the school year, which will start at 7:00pm sharp in the Cloverly All-Purpose Room (the cafeteria). If you plan to vote on any PTA business, please make sure you’ve signed up as a member and paid your dues — please see for all the details.

We are looking forward to seeing everyone this fall!

Get Your Cloverly Gear!

Your Cloverly PTA is once again partnering with to provide you with a variety of stylish and high-quality Cloverly apparel. A Spiritwear Drive is currently underway: if you order by September 16, you can take advantage of special deals on selected shirts and sweatshirts. Plus, 10% of all sales go towards our PTA programs. Just go to this link to place your order:

And don’t forget that every Friday is Spirit Day at Cloverly — encourage your student to wear their Cloverly apparel or anything else green!

Chess Club

Chess Club returns to Cloverly with two meeting times: Thursday afternoons (3:40-4:40pm) and Friday mornings (7:50-8:50am). “Chess season” starts on October 7 and runs until December. Please see our flyer:  Cloverly Chess Fall 2016 for more information, or jump on over to to sign up.


LEGO Clubs!

For the very first time, we will have after-school Lego Club! Grades K-2 will meet Mondays at 3:45pm and grades 3-5 will meet Tuesdays at 3:45pm. Starting dates are September 19 and 20, respectively.  Please see the links below for more details and to sign up.

Pre-Engineering using LEGO: Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGOS!  Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design!  Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGOS building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor.  This is an ideal way to prepare young builders for the challenge of Engineering FUNdamentals.

Engineering FUNdamentals using LEGOS: Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGOS!  Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, skyscrapers, motorized cars, and the Battletrack! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.

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Spanish Classes This Fall

FLES will be offering Spanish classes this fall on Thursday mornings from 7:50am to 8:50am, starting September 22.  This program is a great way to expand your child’s cultural and intellectual horizons.
You can learn more by viewing FLES 2016-2017 Offerings-5, and register online at
Discounted rates are available if you register by September 5, and payment plans are available.
For general questions, you may contact our Cloverly FLES Representative, Louise Casa, at
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Minutes for April PTA meeting

Cloverly Elementary School PTA Meeting Minutes 4-5-2016

Minutes from March PTA meeting

Cloverly Elementary School PTA Meeting Minutes 3-1-2016

Autism Awareness Event this weekend

autism puzzle

We need YOUR help! We are looking for Adult volunteers and SSL students, as well as participants!

On Saturday, April 30th from 8:00 to 10:00 is our Cloverly Autism Awareness 5K Run/1M & 1K Walk & Resource Fair. This event is for ALL Local Families and Friends to support the Autism Community.

If you are an adult or SSL student who would like to help, please visit:

or email Theresa Phillips at

If you would like to RUN or WALK with us: or go to RunSignup and search “Cloverly”

Runners/Walkers: SAME DAY REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE. Please see family discount also! Runners begin at 8:00 am at front of Cloverly ES, then run to BCMS and back. Walkers begin at approx. 8:15/8:20 am at front of Cloverly ES. One Mile walkers circle Cloverly property twice, 1 K walkers circle Cloverly property once. Light refreshments will be provided to all runners and walkers post-race. Each runner/walker receives a premium quality running shirt and goody bag (while supplies last). PRE-REGISTER now to guarantee a shirt/goody bag!!

PLEASE browse our Resource “Fair” from 8:00 to 10:00 am also! It includes:

  1. local organizations who support the special needs community
  2. a puzzle piece decorating station for children (they receive a prize for participating; while supplies last)
  3. RAFFLE PRIZES from over 60 businesses, including: Adventure Park – Sandy Spring, Frederick Keys, Ingleside Vineyards, Bowl America, Natural Bridge Zoological Park, Virginia Beach Resort Hotel, Capitol Steps, Grillmarx, and more! Raffle tix = $1 each or 30 for $20. Cash only. Event day only.

Cloverly Elementary School, 800 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905

Our Read-a-Thon kicks off Monday!

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The Cloverly Read-A-Thon Fundraiser will begin on Monday, the 25th of April and will end on Friday, the 6th of May. Your child is encouraged to read for 30 minutes each day for 10 consecutive days. With your help, while your child focuses on reading, the PTA can raise money to support the school. Tell your family and friends to support your child’s reading efforts with encouragement and pledges. Your child will also get prizes for participating.

Log onto and enter the personalized secret code that was provided in the Read-A-Thon flyer sent home in your child’s Friday Folder. In a couple of minutes you can create your child’s Read-A-Thon page and share it with everyone you know.

Happy Reading!!!

Read-A-Thon Flyer

Cloverly Chess Club starting soon!


Our Spring Chess Club is starting up this Friday, but it’s not too late to join! See this flyer and then register online at

Bingo Bingo Bingo!

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Cloverly Bingo Night is next Friday, April 15, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm! Please note that it’s taking place at Cloverly, not at Briggs Cheney MS like previous years. Send in the form below with payment ($5 per person) to reserve your seats, or email Wendy Clifford at with a headcount for your family and then pay at the door. RSVP by April 11!


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