5/19/17 Forest Ridge Forerunner

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 1:57pm

Important Dates

23 5th Grade to PVMS
24 5th Grade Simulated Congressional Hearing
25 5th Grade to Philadelphia
29 Memorial Day - Schools and Offices Closed
31 7:00 Chorus Concert at FRES (participants arrive 6:15-6:30)

2  1:45 1st Grade Author's Tea (Parents arrive at 1:35-adults only, please)
3  North Laurel Multi-Service Center Community Fair at FRES
8   Variety Show Evening Performance
12 Variety Show In-school Performance
13 Schools close 3 hours early
14 Last Day of School - Schools close 3 hours early

Forest Ridge News and Events

Wear Red, White, and Blue on Wednesday!
Next week our 5th grade students will be participating in the Simulated Congressional Hearings. Please join us by wearing red, white and blue for SCH Spirit Day on Wednesday, May 24th!

North Laurel Multi-Service Center Community Fair to be Held at FRES
Join the North Laurel Multi-Service Center on June 3 for their annual Community Fair to be held at FRES this year!  There will be something for everyone!  Click here for the flyer.  

Parents of Incoming Kindergarten Children
"Kindergarten, Here We Come" is a 45-60 minute class sponsored by the Howard County Library System for children entering Kindergarten this fall. The class features stories and activities to help mark that all important first day, including boarding a real school bus.  View the flyer.

Moved?  Moving?
If you have moved or are planning to move, please contact the front office for assistance on how to change your address. 

Moving over the summer? If you are staying in the HCPSS, please find and contact your child’s upcoming school to begin the transfer process. Verify your child’s upcoming school
Attention 5th Grade Parents -
Let us know ASAP if your 5th grader will not be attending Patuxent Valley Middle School for the 2017/18 school year. 
For more information on how to enroll your child in school refer to the Enrollment FAQ's here.

PTA News...

From the President

Hi FRES Families,

We had amazing weather for this year's field day!  Many thanks to Mrs. Goodwin, Mr. Cassard and Ms. Borth for an awesome day of great outdoor activities. I know they appreciated all the help from parents to make the day a huge success.

Learn more from the PTA President and about PTA Happenings

Community News for Parents


Girl Scout Camp Info  - click here for the flyer

Celebrate Grade A Student Nights at the National Aquarium!
Grade A Student Nights
Thursday, June 22 & Thursday, June 29 | 6 to 9 PM
(Last admittance at 8 pm)

Calling all Grade A Sea Stars!

All Baltimore-area students who achieved three or more A's (or equivalent) in any one marking period during the school year are invited to our free annual community celebration!

Each Grade A student and one accompanying adult are admitted for free. Additional family members will be admitted at a special rate of $5 per person. Due to space limitations, we can admit a maximum of eight guests per family, including the student. This event will sell out quickly, so be sure to register at your earliest convenience.

Registration is now open. Registration closes June 19, or when capacity is reached. Visit here for details and to reserve tickets.

Bike with a Cop
Event Start Date: 5/20/2017 9:00 AM

Kids age 5-12 and their parents are invited to bike the Columbia Association Lakefront with officers from HCPD’s Pathway Patrol Section. Call 410-313-2207 to register for a time slot (appreciated but not required).
Columbia Lakefront / 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. / Contact: Police Department, Community Outreach Division, 410-313-2207