May 20-22 PTA Online Auction
May 26 5th Grade Simulated Congressional Hearing
May 30 Memorial Day - schools and offices closed
June 1 Field Day
June 2 9:30 5th Grade Panoramic Picture
June 3 School Spirit "Bright Color Day"
June 6-12 Pride Week - all events are free! View the flyer here.
June 7 Howard County Library Summer Reading Program visit
June 10 10:30 Kindergarten End of Year Celebration
June 10 2:30 5th Grade Promotion Ceremony (2 tickets issued per student)
June 15 Schools dismiss 3 hours early
June 16 Schools dismiss 3 hours early
June 17 Last Day of School! Schools dismiss 3 hours early
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One Grade Left for MCAP Assessment
Next week, 3rd grade will be participating in the math portion of 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. The dates are: May, 23, 24, 25, 27 @ 10:15 - 11:30
MAP Score Reports
The Spring Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) scores have been uploaded into the parent view in Synergy. Follow the link below for instructions on how to access your child's MAP scores. If you have questions on how to read the score report, please contact your child's ELA or Math teacher.
MAP Score Access Link: https://help.hcpss.org/grades-testing/fall-2020-MAP-scores
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.
Savage Boys & Girls Club Girls Softball
Teams for 8U to 15U. View the flyer here.
Want to Learn to Ice Skate?
Learn to Ice Skate with the Tri-City Eagles at the Gardens Ice House in Laurel, MD View the flyer in English. View the flyer in Spanish.
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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