Intro to Coding – Four sessions offered in 2019-2020

Four different 5-week sessions of “Intro To Coding”: Starting in September and November 2019, then January and March 2020.

Students learn computer programming skills using the Scratch coding language and activities. Grades 3-5 and 6-8, each with age-appropriate projects. Program fee is $125.

Golf 2019: View your invitation

Your invitation awaits….

Visit our Golf 2019 webpage for details about this year’s 25th Anniversary Event!

High Achievement Scholarship 2019

Our annual scholarship is open to Montgomery County students in 12th Grade who have been Saturday School students or volunteers. Applications due by April 20, 2019.


Watch video about the life and work of Dr. George B. Thomas, Sr.

MCPS Homework Hotline:  Executive Director, Khadija Barkley, describes the many programs and resources offered at Saturday School  (Oct. 2018)

MCPS TV Español – Conozca mejor a los programas de Saturday School (Mar 2018)

MCPS Spotlight – Saturday School:  Interview with Executive Director, Khadija Barkley  (Mar 2016)

See Saturday School in action. Hear quick interviews of Dr. Thomas and some of our certified teachers, volunteers and students.  (Mar 2015)


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The Life of Dr. George B. Thomas, Sr. – Watch the video

For those who may have missed it, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) produced a video in October 2016 dedicated to the life and work of Dr. George B. Thomas, Sr. Watch it - just 3 minutes: Video - click here

Aristotle Circle tutoring in Math: that extra help for your student

By partnering with Aristotle Circle Peer Tutors, Saturday School helps parents get affordable math tutoring for their students at our center locations. Each student can sign-up for one-on-one sessions to really focus on the exact questions they have -  to master their...

Doing the “Shamrock Shuffle” – learning and fun in Gaithersburg

The "Shamrock Shuffle" yesterday at our Gaithersburg center... Fun learning during the morning Motivation session, with students practicing language skills and parents watching on. "The students were working collaboratively and completely engaged. They passed...

Chipotle Fundraiser – Eat great food, and help Saturday School!

Saturday School, of the George B. Thomas Learning Academy, is having a spring fundraiser through Chipotle restaurants. Eat at a specific Chipotle restaurant on specific days, and tell them you want to participate in the "George B. Thomas Learning Academy fundraiser"...

Curiosity Academy: New STEM program at 2 Centers

ONLY A FEW OPENINGS LEFT for CURIOSITY ACADEMY: For Elementary School, Grades 3-5 – Only 7 openings still at our Sandy Spring/Olney center (at Sherwood High School). For Middle School, Grades 6-8 –  Only 2 openings available at our Silver Spring center (at Wheaton...

Parent Training this Saturday

TOMORROW - MAÑANA = SATURDAY SCHOOL! Don't forget our helpful Parent Training tomorrow morning! Offered at each of our 12 Saturday School center locations El programa (Sesión de Información para Padres y Familias) de mañana se ofrecerá TAMBIEN EN ESPAÑOL!

ACES Program for 11th and 12th grade students

Applications for the ACES program are due December 23. Students in 10th grade - don't miss this opportunity to start your way to college! This program helps students during 11th and 12th grade, but you need to apply now. Click to learn more

Troy Horsely featured in MCPS News

Our Lead Tutor Trainer, Troy Horsley, was just featured in the MCPS News. His personal story of academic growth, plus 14 years working with MCPS, makes him an ideal supporter of our students and the work we do here at Saturday School. Read more

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