May 18 **Schools close 3 hours early**
May 18 PTA Restaurant Day at Panda Express on Dobbin Road. View the flyer here.
May 30 Memorial Day - schools and offices closed
June 1 Field Day
June 6-12 Pride Week - all events are free! View the flyer here.
June 7 Howard County Library visits to introduce their summer reading program to students
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David O. won the BSAP Saturday Math Academy chess tournament. Congratulations!
The survey is anonymous and available in multiple languages. If you have children at more than one school, please complete one survey per school.
MCAP Assessment for Grades 3-5 (Some dates/times have changed)
In the coming weeks, students in grades 3 - 5 will be participating in the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP). MCAP provides information to educators and parents on students' progress towards proficiency on the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards. Below are the dates for each grade:
ELA: May 16, 17, 19, 20 @ 10:15 - 11:30
Math: May, 23, 24, 25, 27 @ 10:15 - 11:30
Math: May 16 @ 1:45 - 3:00
Kindergarten Registration for 2022-2023 School Year is Open and On-Going
If you live in the FRES district and have a child who is or will be 5 by September 1, 2022, please register your child for kindergarten. Our staffing for next year depends on our number of expected kindergarten students. Check out this link for more information.
CALLING ALL MALE ROLE MODELS! Come volunteer at school...JOIN WATCH D.O.G.S.!!!
Complete a Confidentiality Training Course about protecting the privacy of our students, staff, and schools
Sign and turn in certificate
Complete the Child Abuse and Neglect Training about reporting any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to Howard County Department of Social Services
Sign and turn in certificate
You may read before hand and bring the signed certificate, or do it when you arrive!
From the Health Room
What do I need to show as proof of a negative COVID test result?
Effective April 5, 2022, if a student or staff member exhibits COVID-like symptoms, the parent/guardian or staff may submit any of the following to show proof of a negative test and return to the building:
A negative rapid test result will not require a confirmatory PCR test if the student or staff member has not been identified as a close contact or part of a cohort outbreak.
Free Community Health Fair
Free Community Health Fair on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. View the flyer.
Glenelg High School Summer Theater Camp, Presenting "Newsies, Jr."
Who: Rising 3rd-Rising 8th Graders
When: July 5-15, 2022 9am-3pm
Where: Glenelg High School
Performances- 2 Performances on July 14 & 15
Questions? Email- Kassidy_Sharp@hcpss.org
Visit https://www.glenelgboosters.com/summer-sport-camps/ for more info!
New HCPSS Community News and Programs Site:
In response to community requests for resources, HCPSS’ new Community News and Programs website makes it easy for families to find educational and recreational resources, events and after-school programs beyond the school day by non-profit organizations.
Community organizations requesting their announcements be shared in school newsletters should visit community-programs.hcpss.org for more information. Questions should be directed to the Public Information Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HC Drug Free Events
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