You're here because you care about our school. Thank you!

We'd love to get to know you and work together to make this a great school year. It's never too late to join the PTA, share your thoughts and help us raise funds to meet our 2017-18 operating budget. 


Upcoming Events

The 2018 Rachel Carson Rocks Variety Show is quickly approaching, on April26 (grades K-2) and April 27 (grades 3-5) in the Rachel Carson All-Purpose Room. Rules and event details are available on the Events page.

Also going on in April:

  • PTA Meeting, Tues April 10 - the A team will discuss School staffing changes
  • Report cards will be distributed on April 19
  • April 24 - Admin Day!
  • April 26 - Take your child to work day
  • More Events and Details

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to help out? Here are a few current needs: 

  • The Variety show Committee is looking for volunteers to help with the event!  We are looking for both student and parent volunteers for the event. Sign up here
  • The nurse's office needs gently used clothing and new underwear in all sizes. Donations can be dropped in the purple bin in the office.
  • More Opportunities

Pain Free Fundraising

Fundraising should not be painful. Check out a number of ways that you can help us raise money just by doing things you do anyway!

Frequently Asked Questions

New to the school? Just wondering how something works?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page

Still have questions? Find the appropriate PTA Board member to contact.

Additional Resources


 Questions about the MyMCPS Parent Portal?See Principal Hammond's presentation from the November PTA meeting

Extra Extra! Read the latest issue of our PTA newsletter here!


Come back each month to learn about a new celebrity, the adversities they faced as children, and how they overcame them to become stronger adults  #wayfinderz