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Fall 2021 Festivities/Parade

On Friday, October 29th, Bethesda Elementary will have an outdoor parade starting at 1:45 PM followed by classroom celebrations which will include FALL activities and NO FOOD. Students may dress in a costume for the parade.  They should bring their costumes to school and change prior to the parade. There will be NO PARKING permitted […]

After School Clubs

Dear BE Families, Registration for after school clubs opens this Wednesday, September 15, at 12:00 PM(noon)! Please review this flyer to see the class offerings. Registration is all online through the Flex Academies website. All classes are eight (8) weeks long. To register, you will need to create an account for your student(s). Step-by-step instructions are provided here. Key Dates: September […]

Covid-19 Safety Measures & Quarantine Guidance

Under the direction of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and in alignment with the Maryland State Department of Health and the Maryland State Department of Education, MCPS has updated guidelines regarding the quarantine of unvaccinated students. Below are the new guidelines: Unvaccinated students who have been in close contact with an […]

COVID-19 Testing & Advocacy

The PTA board is strongly recommending all our BE students opt-in by filling out this online form for the surveillance COVID-19 testing program that is anticipated to start the week of September 13th. Please sign the form by this Wednesday, September 8th.  According to the CDC, COVID-19 surveillance testing is part of the prevention strategy […]


We’re making getting ready for school easy this year! Get the school supplies your kids will need for the year ahead through School Toolbox. To purchase your school supply kits 1) Go to 2) Select Your Child’s Class Grade 3) Add additional donation items 4) Purchase your supplies and have it delivered directly to your home! View our flyer below for […]

In Person Learning Updates

Here is an overview of the information for in-person learning. We’ve highlighted new/updated information that was sent out since our last newsletter by MCPS or the school with *New* or *Updated*.  THINGS TO COMPLETE PRIOR TO MONDAY: 1. Sign the MCPS attestation for this week – Please feel out by Sunday night. 2. Have your arrival/dissmissal signs 3. Review the daily B.E. In-Person Learning Checklist  **Updated** MEAL CALENDAR FOR THIS […]