Cold Spring Elementary PTA

PTA News & Updates 

2022-23 PTA Welcome Letter

PTA Membership Contest

Sign up to Stock the Staff Lounge

SPRING ENRICHMENT 2023 - Imagination Stage Added!

Please check out the KIDDO link for before and after school programs.

Updated Flyer HERE  

If you have questions, please reach out to

Upcoming Events

PTA Calendar 2022-23

2023 CSES After School Reading Extravaganza (Grades 3-5)

Cold Spring is pleased to invite students in 3rd-5th grade to join us for our after-school Reading Extravaganza being held on Friday, March 17th, from 3:25-5:00 PM.  Students will be offered a light snack after school and then we will have quiet reading time. Following reading time, students will reconvene for pizza before pickup. For full details and to secure your student's space for this activity, please complete the Registration Form by Thursday, March 9th. Questions, contact

Calling All Makers, Creators, Inventors and Explorers! Cold Spring Science Fair - Thursday, April 27th, 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Come participate or join us for an evening celebrating our kids' curiosity! Students are encouraged to present a science project that interests them. We will provide a table, you bring your trifold poster board and/or project demo. Group projects are encouraged! All participants will receive a certificate. We will have pizza and ice-cream for sale at the event! Sign up coming soon. 

International Fair, Friday, May 12

The International Fair is planned for Friday, May 12th in the evening. We need a few committee volunteers to plan and hold the event. We hope to have it similar to last year's with food, cultural performances, fashion show, and displays representing the diverse background of the school community. If you can volunteer to help contact Paras at

1.5 Mile Fun Run at Cold Spring

Crazy Running Western Maryland is hosting the first ever Crazy Running DMV Series in Potomac and the first event is at our school! The first annual 1.5 Mile Fun Run will be conducted at Cold Spring on May 6, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. Please sign up at the link below to register kids for the race. Each participant will receive a t-shirt and a medal.

Restaurant Nights:

The restaurant night fundraiser at Chipotle raised over $750! Thank you SO MUCH to our Cold Spring community!  

Please join us at Noodles & Company located in Congressional Plaza on Tuesday, March 21. Details can be found on the flyer here.

Yearbook Information:

Early bird pricing ends on (2/28) for YEARBOOKS 

Order your yearbook today! Early bird pricing ends February 28th! Soft cover is $25 and hard cover is $30. Prices will increase by $5 after February 28th. Very few extra copies will be ordered, so don't miss the preorder!


The yearbook committee is looking for photos from the 5th Grade Concert and Valentine’s Day parties. Please note the grade when you upload your photos. If you have photos from other school events for consideration, please don’t create a new folder for them. Instead, contact the Yearbook Committee co-chairs: and Please follow this link to submit your pics and follow the instructions to complete your upload.

About the PTA

The PTA organizes and facilitates a wide range of activities, programs, and events at Cold Spring in an effort to provide enrichment for all of our children. We work together with the school administration and teachers to find the best ways to create engaging programs for our students and need your support to make these efforts a success! If you have ideas or would like to volunteer contact Norean Qadir at

PTA Board of Directors 2022-23 

PTA Committee Chairs 2022-23


Join the PTA and help support Cold Spring! Membership is $30 each year and supports the PTA's efforts to provide valuable programs and activities for our children and staff throughout the year. We also ask you to make a $60 direct donation for each child you have at Cold Spring. Direct Donations help us limit traditional fundraising activities,  i.e.,  selling stuff! 

AtoZ Connect is now powered by Membership Toolkit to bring you the best directory experience available. PTA memberships, directories, and communications will all run through the newly improved online software. The system is secure, easy to use, and free to families.

To access the new Cold Spring PTA AtoZ Connect site and get started, click here: 

Follow these step-by-step instructions to verify your information, join and donate to the PTA:

1) Click “Register”

  • IMPORTANT NOTE:EVERYONE will need to CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT on AtoZ’s new platform the first time you log on even if you used the old AtoZ app/site.  If you had an account on the old AtoZ site, please CREATE AN ACCOUNT with the email account in which you are receiving this email (hint: look above in the “to:” field and use that email).  By using this email address, the system will pre-populate your family contact info.

2) You’ve got mail!

  • Check your email for a link to complete the process. The link expires in 2 hours. If you do not receive the email, check your spam or junk folders.

3) Finish your registration

  • Parent/Family and Student Info
  • Directory/Publish Preferences

4) Visit the Store

  • Join the PTA
  • Make a Donation to Support the PTA

PTA Facebook

The Cold Spring PTA has a facebook page!   
To join, go to Click on "join group" for approval.  If you are not already a facebook user, consider creating an account.  It's one more way to stay in the loop!  

Support the Cold Spring PTA 

Support the PTA through a donation or sign up for rewards programs. This is an easy way for you to support programs and activities throughout the school year!

Amazon Smile - When you shop at, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Cold Spring PTA. How to sign-up:

  • Desktop: On your first visit to you need to select Cold Spring Elementary School PTA (Potomac, MD). Amazon will remember your selection and each time you make a purchase on AmazonSmile. Remember for the PTA receive a donation you must be on when you shop.
  • App: AmazonSmile is now available in the shopping App. To turn on AmazonSmile in the App go to the Main Menu, then under Programs & Features select Amazon Smile. 

Harris Teeter Together in Education (school ID 7901) - When you shop at Harris Teeter the Cold Spring PTA can earn 1 point for every $1 spent on specific brands.  Every year you have to relink your VIC card, so if you signed up last year you'll have to sign-up again! Have children at multiple schools, no worries you can tie your VIC card up to five different schools. How to sign-up:

Box Tops - Box Tops has almost entirely switched from the old clipping system to a new digital one.  It may seem like a lot of work, but it only takes minutes. Click here to get details on how to participate.

Label Daddy - Our PTA has an ongoing partnership with LabelDaddy, who gives 25% of your purchase back to our PTA.  Simply use the link to purchase personalized name labels for school that are the perfect solution to keep your kids' items out of the lost and found. Labels can be used on small school supplies, notebooks, binders, jackets, lunchboxes, water bottles and more.

Other Information

PTA Bylaws

PTA Check Request Form

PTA Deposit Request Form

Cash Box Change Request Form

2022-2023 PTA Budget - coming soon