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Author: Venkatesan Gopalaswamy

Cyber Sensible for Your Middle Schooler! – also Board Elections – at the PTSA General Meeting on May 8

Mark your calendars for the next (and final!) PTSA General Meeting on May 8 at 7pm. We will be hearing from Denise De Rosa, who will offer online safety tips, step-by-step instructions and advice on how parents can help guide their kids to use technology safely. Denise offers a unique perspective on how to manage tech wisely to build a positive digital […]

Nominations for CJMS PTSA Board and Committee Chairs for 2018-19 School Year

If you are interested in joining the CJMS PTSA Board (in particular, Vice Presidents and Treasurer positions), or in becoming a Committee Chair, please check out the web site at and see if there’s something you’re interested in. Elections for the Board will be held on May 8th. Please contact for further information.

Second Box Tops Contest – Collect Now!

The PTSA is giving away a $25 Amazon gift card to the student who collects the most Box Tops for our school community. Additionally, everyone who participates in collecting Box Tops will enter to win another $25 Amazon Gift card.  Bring an envelope bearing your student’s name and grade with your Box Tops to the main office and […]

Cabin John Churchill families – Churchill presents BLAST 29: Blast on the Big Screen this week!

Bring the kids to Blast! Churchill’s talented students are putting on their 29th annual musical review, Blast from the Past 29: Blast on the Big Screen! Great singing and dancing, throw-back songs and new(-ish) songs – fun for the whole family! Shows are at 7:30pm on April 13, 14, 20, and 21 and on April 22 at 2:30 pm. To get […]

MCPS Security Report

MCPS has released its Security Report detailing recommendations to ensure safety and security in our schools. The report is available at and includes a link to the 45-day action plan and strategic plan in the Addendum section.

Reflections Showcase and Awards Ceremony – April 24th

2017-2018 MCCPTA Reflections Showcase will be held on Tuesday, April 24th at 6:30pm at Gaithersburg High School (101 Education Blvd, Gaithersburg). This event will include the recognition of all MCCPTA Reflections Honorees (Award of Excellence, Award of Merit, and Honorable Mention recipients). Come see the terrific work created in all Disciplines and Divisions of the Reflections program! CJMS has several students who will be […]

Special Education Summit – “Leading the Way Today…Partnering for a Better Tomorrow” – April 28

Montgomery County Public Schools, Office of Special Education, Parent Outreach Committee, Fifth Annual Special Education Summit-Leading the Way Today…Partnering for a Better Tomorrow-will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Quince Orchard High School, located at 15800 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland.  This summit for parents/guardians, educators, and community partners […]

Important Events and Reminders

MCCPTA Performing Arts Festival – Rockville Town Square, Saturday, April 14 SSL Opportunity – Litter Cleanup at Cabin John Creek in Bethesda, Sunday, April 15 CJMS Restaurant Night at Pieology in Gaithersburg (convenient for SMES families), Tuesday April 17 MCPS-MCCPTA Mental Health and Wellness Forum, Sunday April 22 Reflections Showcase and Awards Ceremony, Sunday, April 22 PTSA General Meeting – Cyber […]

Pieology Restaurant Night – Tuesday, April 17 – Gaithersburg Location

Mark your calendars for restaurant night at Pieology in Gaithersburg on Tuesday, April 17th from 4-9:00pm.  This is a great opportunity for families to take the night off from cooking and support the PTSA while eating made-to-order gourmet pizzas.  Mention Cabin John and 25% of each sale will be donated to our PTSA. Please see the attached flyer. PieologyCJPTSA

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