Silver Creek Middle School PTSA

The Silver Creek Middle School PTSA is a non-profit organization whose main goal is to promote the collaboration and engagement of families and the school community in the education of our children.  The PTSA does this through:

  • Communication – helping to inform and educate our school community on important issues affecting the educational needs of our children.
  • Community Building – creating an atmosphere of inclusiveness so all families and students have opportunities for participation. 
  • Educational Support – for students, teachers/staff, and parents. 

We welcome your membership and active involvement!

PTSA Welcome Packet

Dr. Awkard, Principal's Welcome Letter in English and Español

2022-2023 PTSA's Back-to-School Packet: 

SCMS Listserv

The SCMS listserv is our best tool for communicating with parents. We strongly encourage everyone to subscribe. To participate in and be informed of what's going on in the Silver Creek community, join the listserve by emailing or email our moderator directly at  Be sure to include your affiliation with Silver Creek (i.e., my son Sam is in the 6th grade), as this is a closed group.

Please review and follow our Acceptable Use Guidelines

Join the PTSA

To join, you can register online at Or, complete the membership form and return it with your dues per the instructions on the form. Membership must be renewed annually. 


Your financial support to the Husky Fund provides programming and assistance to support our children's educational experience. We also have on-going programs like No Place for Hate, Community Support, and Professional Development. 

The Silver Creek Cares Program works with SCMS administration to identify the needs of SCMS families. Some of the SCMS Cares initiatives include maintaining the SCMS Cares food pantry or organizing Thanksgiving dinner care packages.

Donations may be made through the link, pay4schoolstuff where you can pay by credit card online. Or via the donation form for the Husky Fund. 


A lot of hands are needed to help make this a great year at SCMS! To sign up, please visit the Volunteer Hub at:  

Silver Creek Rewards

Are you part of a loyalty program? If so, you can link your account to earn money for Silver Creek Middle School for the 2021-2022 school year. Here's how: 

  • Amazon Smile: NEW PROCEDURE THIS YEAR. You must register for the school to receive funds. When shopping on Amazon from your computer, log in at On your mobile device Amazon app, find Smile in the settings. Select the Silver Creek Middle School PTSA as the charity. You will need to search for "PTA Maryland Congress of Parents & Teachers Kensington." Be sure to include Kensington in your search as there are a number of "PTA Maryland Congress of Parents & Teachers" listed. We are the only one in Kensington. On your app, the PTSA now earns money anytime you order. On your computer, bookmark and shop at Amazon will donate 0.5% of all purchases to our PTSA.

  • Harris Teeter: Let the cashier know (during check-out) that you’d like to link Silver Creek Middle School’s account number (# 4424) to your Harris Teeter VIC card OR visit to link your VIC card online.  Once the account number is linked, every time you shop during the program, 5% of your Harris Teeter brand purchases will be contributed by Harris Teeter to our PTSA. 

  • Box Tops: The Box Tops program has gone digital! 
    Email your receipts: Visit and register for an account. Select Silver Creek Middle School (zip code 20895) when you register. After shopping for groceries online, forward your receipt to  

    Scan your receipts: Download the BOX TOP$ for Education App. Select Silver Creek Middle School (zip code 20895) when you register. Look for the BOX TOP$ logo when shopping. Scan your grocery receipts within 14 days of purchasing. What you scan does not need to include the total and does not need to include payment information. 

  • Coca-Cola Brands: Visit on your computer or mobile device. Search for Silver Creek Middle School (use the one with zip code 20895). Enter the code into the box and submit OR from your mobile device scan the code and submit. Our PTSA earns a donation with each code that is submitted.

Silver Creek Green Initiatives

The Green Club (for students) and the Green Committee (sponsored by the PTSA) care about making Silver Creek an environmentally friendly school through programs, such as: Cartridges for Kids, Clothing to CashCommunity Clean Up Days, Composting at home, in addition to other activities.

Click here to learn more.    

The PTSA funds a range of programs for Silver Creek Middle School, including the following:

Academic Supports

* Tutoring/Mentoring Program * Cultural Arts Program * Professional Staff Development * Supplies for Classrooms * Technology Purchases

Community Building

* International Night * Back-to-School Night * Principal Coffees * Silver Creek Cares * Silver Creek Clean Up * Teacher Appreciation Week

Student Activities

* Courtyard/Outdoor Classroom Project * After School Clubs * Dances and Socials * Field Trip Scholarships 

Silver Creek PTSA Officers & Committee Members 2022-2023


Click here for PTSA deposit-expense form