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Kindergarten Registration for 2019-20

Parents/guardians of children who will be five as of September 1, 2019 must enroll their children in kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year. Parents may begin the enrollment process online, followed by completion of the registration process at your child’s school. Online registration is not required and parents may elect to complete the full registration in person. - you can review all of the details here.

College and Career Day on Friday, April 12 - Volunteers Needed

We are seeking volunteer presenters for our college and career day scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2019. If you are someone that is interested or if you know of someone who may be able to inspire our students, please take a moment to complete the following survey - click HERE. Additional details will be provided after April 1st.

RECC at LoES for 2019-2020

The Longfellow Regional Early Childhood Center (RECC) programs are making preparations for classes for the 2019-2020 school year. These classes include children with and without disabilities. The program’s focus is helping all children develop communication, literacy, math, problem solving, motor, and social skills. Parents of children who will be at least 3 years of age by September 1 may contact Cecilia Booth in the school office for an application package beginning February 15. All applications must be returned by the last Friday in March. A limited number of openings are available for children without disabilities. Children are selected based upon screening information given on the application form and the “Ages and Stages Questionnaire,” as well as observations of the child’s participation in a playgroup. If necessary, a lottery process is conducted. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Dailey at (410) 313-6879.

Social Media Resources for Parents

Resources for parents to review apps: https://protectyoungeyes.com/ https://www.bark.us/ - monitors activity and alerts parents, helps parents set up controls https://smartsocial.com/ - Rates apps in red, yellow or green to help parents select the safest platform for each type of app http://www1.k9webprotection.com/ - Internet filter and parental control software

LoES Title I Compact and Newsletter

Title I programs at each school will vary, depending on the needs of the school. Every child may benefit from the added services and programs that a School-wide Title I program can offer. A School-wide Program helps a school do more for all of its students. Early Childhood Compact Primary Compact Intermediate Compact At LoES, our Learning Compact and Plan includes goals for student achievement. This section of the LoES Eagle News will be used to share information parents can use to support their children in achieving the goals. We hope that this information is helpful to you! - LoES Goal: Reading aloud at home (all grades)

Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

It is the goal of the Department of Special Education to provide high quality special education services in a consistent and collaborative manner. As a department, we are always looking for ways to improve our services and we value your voice. One way you can support our work is to complete The Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey. We will utilize the results of this survey to develop action steps toward continuous improvement. You are valued partners and we look forward to receiving your input. Surveys were mailed to families around February 4th. They must be returned by mail or online by May 17th. To complete the survey online use the following link; https://www.mdparentsurvey.com.

LoES Artists Work on Display

Congratulations to second grade artist Emma G., Edgar M., Abigail P. and Connor W.. Their work is included in the Howard County Second Grade Showcase of artwork in the Department of Education Gallery. The work will be on display through April 11. If you are at the Board of Education, take a look at all of the excellent work completed by second grade artists.

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