4/27/18 Forest Ridge Forerunner

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 3:58pm

Important Dates

7-11  Teacher Appreciation Week (We celebrate staff as well!)
8    6:30 5th Grade Puberty Ed Parent Meeting (Rescheduled from earlier this spring)
11  3rd grade Biowax Museum Presentation
15  Field Day
16  12:00 5th Grade Panoramic Picture
17  School Spirit Day "Pajama Day"
18  Articulation Day - Schools close 3 hours early - Dismissal starts at 12:35
23  5th Grade Simulated Congressional Hearing
23  School Spirit Day "Red, White, and Blue Day"
12  2:00 5th Grade Closing Ceremony (Two tickets issued per student)
15  Dismissal starts at 12:35 p.m.
18  Dismissal starts at 12:35 p.m.
19  Last Day of School (dismissal starts at 12:35 p.m.)

Be sure to check out Counselor's Corner for Eagle Egg winners from April 20 and 27!

​Forest Ridge News...

Thank you, Panera!
The Panera Bread on 198 in Laurel is donating goodies for our Teacher Appreciation Week celebration.  We thank them for believing in our teachers and staff!

Field Day Volunteers
Calling all adult fun loving members of our community…it’s that time of year again.  Forest Ridge will have Field Day on May 15th (rain date of May 22nd).  How can you join in on the fun? 

Go to: 
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040d4da5a62eaa8-field and check out the event(s) you can sign up to monitor.

If you want to help with students in grades K-2 please join us from 9:30-11:30.  Volunteers for the 3rd through 5th graders are needed from 1:10-3:15.

All volunteers must have completed the HCPSS required volunteer training and turned in the certificate to Mrs. Jackson in the office prior to the event day.  If you don’t want to miss out on a thing, please join us all day! Without you the day can’t be as special.  Please come help us celebrate good sportsmanship and being active. 

Click on the Forest Ridge Field Day to volunteer.

Need Help Finding Daycare?  Parents can visit http://www.marylandfamilynetwork.org/programs-services/locate for help in finding daycare.


Link to News from the PTA President and about PTA Happenings


CAMP IMPROV- Summer comedy camp!
Session 1: July 9-13, Session 2: July 16-20, Director: Kathryn Carlsen, Centennial HS Theatre

Website: campimprov.org

This camp is all about the joy of jumping in and finding the funny. Listening, saying “yes, and,” collaboration and flexibility are key. Though there is a focus on the basics, students with prior improv experience will find an opportunity to strengthen their basic comedy muscles.

Grades 2-5: 9am-12pm.
Students will work on creativity and  teamwork through improv, storytelling, and clowning exercises. Students will perform a show at the end of the week featuring the skills that they learned.
Location: Camp Improv takes place at Centennial High School on the stage and in theatre room.
Cost: $195 includes a Camp Improv shirt
Performance: Students will perform on the Friday of the camp week at 7pm. All tickets to the show are complimentary!
Registration Due: June 1st. Returned check fee is $25.
Questions? Email Kathryn Carlsen at kcarlsen@hcpss.org
Camp Improv is supported by the Centennial High School Boosters. Visit campimprov.org for information and registration.

Please visit the Community News and Programs page at:
http://www.hcpss.org/community-news-and-programs/ for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.

Please note:  If the links don't work, simply copy and paste the URL into your browser.

Kennedy Krieger Institute may be able to help with your child's behavior problems.  Click here for more information.