Neighborhood Opportunity Network

Supporting one another in a time of crisis

  • The Neighbors Campaign was recently renamed the Neighborhood Opportunity Network to reflect our full collaboration with the Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services.

  • Twitter

  • February 2011
    S M T W T F S
    « Jan   Mar »
  • Recent Posts

  • Advertisements
  • IMPACT Silver Spring
  • Montgomery County
  • Community Foundation for Montgomery County
  • Consumer Health Foundation
  • Log In

  • RSS flickr

    • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

Awesome Turnout for MSA Night!

Posted by brandnuheavy on February 4, 2011

A great evening for the faculty, students, and parents at Piney Branch ES.

 The flyer read: Come and learn about how to help your students prepare for the upcoming MSA tests. But the more than 170 diverse parents and students who filled the Piney Branch ES all-purpose room Thursday night gained that and so much more–new awareness, connections, and power.

Check out the evening in pictures:

Dad and daughter ponder a math question.

There was a large, diverse crowd. Just about every seat in the all-purpose room was filled.

This mom receives Spanish translation via headphones.

Third grade teacher Kristen Dunlap helps a student with a practice question.

Kara Tymon (assistant principal) listens as parent Vineda Myers opens the evening with a community-building exercise.

Fifth grade student Winston shares tips for online test practice.

Test practice website is projected for everyone to see.

A young man eager to share his answer.

Parents and kids working together.

Parents wrote letters to the school board (in their native languages) requesting more school funding.

Parent volunteer Lora Dunn hands out goodies (pencils and sharpeners).

Fifth grade student Eldon solves a door prize puzzle.


One Response to “Awesome Turnout for MSA Night!”

  1. […] well-attended MSA event was held at Piney Branch Elementary School on February 3rd (see earlier blog post). But, even with the great parent and student turn-out at that event(more than 170 attendees!), […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: