This Week at Guilford, 1/7/19

It’s a busy week at Guilford!

Today (Monday) is restaurant night at Chick-Fil-A on Dobbin Rd.  Bring your flyer between 5-9pm and Chick-Fil-A will donate 20% of sales during that time to PTA!

Tuesday-Thursday ROAR cart will visit students.  We especially need help for 1st grade TOMORROW morning.

Tomorrow (Tuesday) PTA will meet from 6:30-8pm in the media center.  Childcare will be available.

Thursday is the science fair!  Bring finished projects to school on Wednesday and join us at the science fair from 6-7pm on Thursday!

Restaurant Night Success!

THANK YOU for supporting our restaurant nights at Pie Five in September and Red Robin in October!  Both nights were a huge success, and our Red Robin night was the most successful restaurant night fundraiser so far, raising almost $275 for PTA!  We hope you enjoy the opportunity to build community with other families outside of school while giving back to our Guilford family!

October PTA Meeting!

Join us at our PTA meeting on October 9th, 6:30-8:00pm in the media center.  The first portion of the meeting we will hear from the administration and PTA board members, and the second portion of the meeting will be dedicated to a fundraising discussion!  Childcare will be provided; if you are able, we are requesting a donation of $2/family to offset some of PTA’s expense for childcare.

Join us at Pie Five!

Want a night off from cooking dinner?  PTA has arranged a restaurant night with Pie Five located at 6455 Dobbin Road, Suite 32, Columbia, MD 21045.

A flyer should have come home with your student last week with all the details.  If you forget your flyer, it’s OK!  Just mention Guilford Elementary School to the cashier and Pie Five will donate 20% of our net sales between 5-9pm on Tuesday 9/18/18.

It’s an easy and fun way to support Guilford’s PTA and we hope to see you there!

General Membership PTA Meeting!

Join us for our first PTA meeting of the year – all are welcome!

TUESDAY September 11, 2018, Media Center, 6:15-8pm


6:15-7pm – Welcome, Administration & President’s report, Budget Presentation and Vote (only current paid PTA members can vote)

7-7:40pm – PTA Information Session!  Each area of PTA will give a short description of what they do, and you will have an opportunity to visit each station to ask for additional details and exchange contact information for event interest!

7:40-8pm – We will come back together as a group and take a moment to share.  There will also be a membership raffle drawing – your PTA membership is your entry!

Have a wonderful summer!

Thanks for a great year Guilford!  School begins Tuesday September 4, 2018 and our first PTA meeting will be on Tuesday September 11th at 6:30pm in the Media Center.  Enjoy your summer and we look forward to a great 2018-19 school year!

This Week at Guilford — 2/12/18

It’s a busy week at Guilford!

Tuesday is the PTA Meeting at 6:30pm in the Media Center. Childcare will be provided.

Wednesday is the 100th Day of School. If your child’s class is doing something special to celebrate you should have received a flyer home over the weekend.

Wednesday is also Valentine’s Day and some classes may be having parties or celebrations. Your grade coordinator should be in contact with you in regards to donations and volunteers needed. It is also wear Pink/Red day.

Thursday is our Restaurant Night at Greene Turtle. It is actually ALL DAY not just for dinner. Skip the cooking and support GES PTA at the same time! Don’t forget your flyer: GreenTurtle_flyer!

Friday is a day off for students.  Schools are closed Monday as well.

For the rest of February:


  • 13 PTA Meeting @6:30 p.m.
  • 14 Spirit Day – wear Pink/Red for Valentine’s Day
  • 14 – 100th Day of School
  • 15 PTA Restaurant night @ Greene Turtle
  • 16 Countywide PD Day – Schools Closed for students
  • 19 President’s Day – Schools and Offices Closed
  • 21 Friendship Skills for School and Life Success workshop at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM being held at Deep Run Elementary School.
  • 22 Kindergarten field trip to Library
  • 22 Art Night 6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Friendship Skills and Life Success Seminar

February 21, 2018 at 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Guilford parents are invited to attend “Friendship Skills for School and Life Success,” being held at Deep Run Elementary School in Elkridge. It is for parents of children ages 4-10 years old. You must register at or by calling 410-313-1940. 


Congratulations to our December winners – 5th Grade!! 

There was a total of 368 boxtops submitted and 5th grade won this months boxtops challenge.   PLEASE  remember to mark your child’s GRADE on the ziplock bag you are submitting the boxtops in.   The grade that brings in the most BOX TOPS each month will receive 10 extra ROAR tickets,(that’s per student in that grade).  Whether you have 5 or 50, send them in. Each valid box top is worth 10 cents to our school. It really does add up. Thank you Guilford families for sending in your box tops.    Thanks for supporting our school!

Don’t Forget to Join the PTA!

You can join on our website at and send in a printed membership form with your student.  The cost is $15 for an individual membership or $20 for a family membership.  Thank you!!

This Week At Guilford — 1/22/18

Hard to believe it’s the last full week of January already!

  • Wed Jan 24 No Pre-K Classes
  • Wed Jan 24 Thomas Viaduct Middle School Rising 6th Graders Parent Orientation 6:30 PM
  • Wed Jan 24 Road to Kindergarten- informational meeting for parents with children attending kindergarten 2018-2019 school year. 6:30 PM at Oakland Mills High School
  • Thurs Jan 25 No Pre-K Classes
  • Fri Jan 26  Early Dismissal for students at 12:50 PM.– NO Pre-K
  • Fri Jan 26 Quarter 2 Pep Rallies
  • Fri Jan 26 End of Marking Period

Next week we have our dental clinic. We are in need to two parents to help escort children to and from class on Monday. Please sign up here:

This Week At Guilford — 1/8/2018

This Week at Guilford

  • 9   PTA meeting at 6:30 p.m.
  • 10 BSAP Council of Elders Celebration at 7:00 p.m.
  • 12 Cozy Reading Day

Here’s what’s happening the rest of January:

  • 15 MLK Jr. Day – Schools and Offices Closed
  • 16 Restaurant Night at Bertucci’s 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
  • 19 Spirit Day – Crazy Sock Day, wear a crazy pair of sock today!
  • 24 No Pre-K Classes
  • 25 No Pre-K Classes
  • 26 All Schools Close 3 Hours Early – NO Pre-K
  • 26 Quarter 2 Pep Rallies
  • 26 End of Marking Period
  • 29-31 Dental Clinic