top of page
Glacier .jpeg

The Glacier Gazette

May 11, 2023

  • -----------------------------------------------------------------------


  • Our internet is back up and running If you need to get in touch with us, give us a call or email us!

  • REMINDER: Pizza Hot Lunches will continue every Tuesday in May. Volunteers are always appreciated and can sign up on the school website.

  • On Friday, May 26th, Pre-K through the 3rd grade will enjoy an up-close and in-house visit with weatherman, Justin Berk! Interested parents may attend.

  • Also, on Friday, May 26th, our 4th & 5th Grades will take an end-of-year trip to Annapolis! If you have any questions, please let the teachers know.

  • Saturday, May 27th, 2023, will be the PACE “Gently-Used” Uniform Sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Conference Center. All used items will be on sale for $1.00 each. A copy of the flyer is attached to this newsletter.

  • All Maryland Public Libraries host a Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “All Together Now”! The theme reflects a celebration of kindness, friendship, and unity. These are all values we cherish at SPES! The reading program runs from June 3rd through August 26th, 2023. You may register online or in person at your local branch. The children will earn prizes for completing their goals. St. Peter’s will also honor participants in the fall of 2023 who have completed the program. The public library has Summer Reading take-home craft kits, tee shirts, and other merchandise.

  • This is your last chance to check the Lost & Found bin in the office if your child is missing a clothing item. A Lands End hoodie was just added yesterday. Tomorrow, these items will be donated to the PACE Uniform Sale.

  • The school will close from 11:45 a.m. to 12 noon on Friday, May 19th, 2023, for a professional development day. After Care will be available.

  • The school will be closed on Monday, May 29th, 2023, for Memorial Day. Enjoy your long weekend!

  • Looking ahead to June: The last day of this school year has been changed to Friday, June 2nd, 2023, with dismissal from 11:45-12 noon! Pre-K graduation will be held that morning in the church at 9:30 a.m. followed by a reception in the classroom. The fifth-grade graduation will be held in the church on Wednesday, June 7th at 7 p.m. More information will be forthcoming.


  • Registration for the 2023-2024 school year continues to be open. We are happy to take referrals. Remember that SPES offers a $1,000.00 student referral incentive. Registration packets are available in the office. ​

  • Please check the Maryland State Department of Education website for the BOOST application. The application must be completed online by the parents.


  • The Children’s Scholarship Fund of Baltimore is open. The time for recertification is running out. See Mrs. Fales with any questions.

  • The Book & Technology fee was due on Monday, May 1st, 2023. If you would like to pay through FACTS, please email Mrs. Karen Yelovich, our financial assistant at You may also contact Mrs. Fales with any questions.


  • The Spring Carnival has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 1st during the school day. Volunteers will still be needed. Please help if you can! SIGN UP LINK UNDER THE EVENT PAGE

  • Information about our “Crab Raffle” has been distributed. This fundraiser began on Monday, May 1st, and the drawings will take place on Thursday, June 1st. Prizes include a bushel of crabs (first prize), a basket of “cheer” (second prize), and a S’mores bucket (third prize)!

  • Our SPES staff deeply appreciates all of your thoughtfulness and generosity during Teacher Appreciation Week. Our entire PACE organization created a tasty, wonderful celebration that we have thoroughly enjoyed every day!

  • Keep yourself aware of the volunteer hours that you have accumulated. Time is running out. If you need more hours to reach your goal, there are many opportunities listed on the Event Page  but your ideas are always welcome. Please contact PACE at stpeterspace@gmail.comif you are interested in volunteering.

  • Our new apparel is available via the following link:  THIS LINK WILL BE AVAILABLE UNTIL THE END OF MAY, AND REOPEN BACK UP BEGINNING OF JULY! 

  • Orders are made and delivered to the school packaged by invoice within 5 days.  Also, embroidered logos can be completed on any polo shirt for $8 at XSELL Promotions shop.


  • The Women’s organization of St. Peter’s Spring Church & Community Yard Sale SCHEDULED FOR this Saturday, May 13th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. has been postponed

  • Confidential prayer requests may still be sent by email to Be sure to write “PRAYERS” in the subject line. We are a Christian community that supports one another.​


  • The bushes in front of the Conference Center need to be cleaned up and trimmed to windowsill level.

  • Recess parents are needed from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. for outdoor recess coverage, weather permitting. Consider helping one day a week. Our teachers will appreciate it.

  • Plans are being made to remodel our Pre-K and Kindergarten bathrooms. Materials are being donated, but tile work, painting, and lighting will be needed. Contact Mrs. Fales.

bottom of page