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Where Soaring Eagles Dare to Dream.
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Our Mission

To empower a community of life-long learners that celebrates diversity and commonality and demonstrates optimal growth in a safe and nurturing environment.


Longfellow Pledge

Today at Longfellow, I promise that I will strive to be:
Safe
Responsible
Respectful
This will help me, my class, and my school be the best that we can be!
Upcoming Events




Incoming Kindergarten Information
It’s not too late to register your child for Kindergarten next year! If your child will be 5 by September 1, 2014 and you live in the Longfellow school district, please call the school at 410-313-6879 so that we can make an appointment to register your child at Longfellow. You will have an opportunity to visit one of the classrooms with your child in May, sign up for a summer playgroup, and get your child's summer reading readiness assessment scheduled. Kindergarten Orientation will be on Friday, August 22nd at 1:15pm. We look forward to a great year! If you have any questions please feel free to contact Kate Gehle at 410-313-6879 orKathryn_Gehle@hcpss.org.


Please enjoy our Welcome to Longfellow Kindergarten book for our 2014-2015 class.



Parent/Teacher Conference Scheduling
Please click the image below to begin scheduling your parent/teacher conference(s). Access to the conference scheduler will open on Wednesday, January 29th at 3:30pm and close on Tuesday, February 11th at 11:59pm. If you do not have access to a computer with internet, please call the school at 410-313-6879 and our staff will help you schedule your conference(s). When you click the image below, it will take you to the Howard County Website. The link to the scheduler is on the right side of the page. If you are having difficulty with the scheduler, you will find a directions video and additional directions in English, Spanish and Korean below the link to the scheduler. Please call the school if you have any questions.
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Bullying Information:
Bullying, harassment, or intimidation are serious and will not be tolerated. Report alleged bullying, harassment, or intimidation that occurred on school property; at a school-sponsored activity or event off school property; on a school bus; or on the way to and/or from school, in the current school year. If you are a student target/victim, the parent/guardian of a student target/victim, or a close adult relative of a student target/victim, or a school staff member and wish to report an incident of alleged bullying harassment, or intimidation, please click on this link to access the Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation Reporting Form.


Monthly Box Top Winner:
Mrs. Spray/Ms. Leffler's homeroom class!!



2013-2014 4th and 5th Grade Information
2013-2014 4th and 5th Info.pdf




School Supply List for 2013-14

supply list 2013-14.pdf


Note about Absences:
Please email us when your child is sick or will be out of school at lfesabsence@hcpss.org. Thank you!


New Student Registration
        Registration information for Longfellow Elementary School is available on the main Howard County Public School System web site. http://www.hcpss.org/schools/enroll.shtml



Lunch Menu
Please click on the following link to access the current lunch menu for Howard County Elementary Schools: lunch menu


School hours:   8:55 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.


Mascot:         Soaring Eagle


For Your Information
PARENT, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT POLICY – The Board of Education of the Howard County Public School System believes that the education of children is a responsibility shared by parents, families, the school system, and the community. The Board recognizes the parent as the child’s first and lifelong teacher and that it is essential to involve parents in educational decisions as caring advocates for their children. The Board encourages collaboration with parents and the community as participants in school governance and as active partners in forwarding the school system’s goals and philosophy.  To learn more, read the entire policy at http://www.hcpss.org/board/policies/10000.pdf

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT – The No Child Left Behind Act contains several provisions that promote parent/school partnership.  One such provision gives parents the right to ask for and receive information about the professional qualifications of their child’s classroom teacher.  If you would like to request the professional qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher or paraprofessional, please submit a written request to your child’s principal.  Your child’s principal will provide the information to you within 30 business days of the date of your request.



 
Last Modified: Feb 25, 2014
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