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Parent Input Survey

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 3:08pm

Longfellow (LoES) is a Schoolwide Title I School. Parent Involvement is an important part of Title I. LoES and Howard County Public Schools (HCPSS) value your input and partnership in supporting the academic success of your child. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey regarding school improvement, climate, and family engagement. This will be used to evaluate our Title I program so that we can better serve you. Your responses will be kept strictly confidential. Please complete the online survey by Friday, May 25, 2018.
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Social & Emotional Learning Parties

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:32am

Learning parties for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers.
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Read-a-thon is underway!

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:25am

In collaboration with our PTA, we kicked off our Read-a-thon on Wednesday, March 28th. Please review the Read-a-thon materials we sent home in your child's Wednesday folder. They include instructions, their reading tracker, and their pledge sheets. At our assembly we introduced the website 99Pledges where they each have their own link and web page. Please share the link to your child's page! To find your child's link go to: When we return to school on Wednesday, April 4th we will celebrate the spring and our Read-a-thon with spirit days. Wednesday will be tie dye day. Thursday is dress as your favorite character from a book day. Friday is Beach Bum day. No flip flops or bathing suits, please. Be sure to bring your floral-print shirt, hat, and sunglasses.
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Jump Rope for Heart Donations and Online Reports Due Now

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 8:26pm

Thank you parents for all your support of the American Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart. The collection of funds ended on Friday, March 16th. After the tabulation of amounts and recording of gifts, the funds will be sent out. Gifts will arrive 4-6 weeks after that. Your children will receive their gifts during their PE classes. If you have not done so, please send Ms. Collins the online donation report (if you donated online), so your child can receive their gifts on time.
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Kindess Week March 19-23

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 8:23pm

During the week of March 19th, LoES will engage in a school-wide Kindness Campaign. A description of activities for the week can be found below: Monday - Gratitude box (located in the front of the building) Tuesday - Kindness Circle in LoES Classrooms Wednesday - Hands Across LoES Classroom/Team Activity Thursday - Heart Day for LoES students and staff Friday - Hands Around Longfellow Additional information regarding our Kindness Campaign will be distributed in the coming weeks. In the meantime, families and members from the Longfellow community are invited to join us on Friday, March 23rd at 2:30 pm as we will come together in an effort to demonstrate solidarity by joining hands around our school building.
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Family Game Night

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:25am

Family Game Night - May 10, 2018 Click HERE to RSVP for Family Game Night at LoES
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The Jungle Book Musical @ LoES

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:22am

Tickets to the The Jungle Book go on sale Monday, March 5th.
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Kindergarten and New Student Registration for 2018-19

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:58am

Kindergarten and New Student Registration (K-5) for 2018 - 2019 Where: Longfellow Elementary School Office When: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Children entering KINDERGARTEN in the fall of 2018 must have been born between September 2, 2012 and September 1, 2013. Children entering GRADE 1 in the fall of 2018 must have been born between September 2, 2011 and September 1, 2012. For detailed enrollment and registration requirements please visit the HCPSS Enrollment site.
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Road to Kindergarten

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 11:27am

Do you have a child who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2018? Please join us for an information session about Kindergarten in the Howard County Public School System. Check out the flyer and learn more about the sessions here.
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Learning Together Program

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 11:26am

The Longfellow Regional Early Childhood Center (RECC) preschool program is making preparations for classes for the 2018-19 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 3 by September 1st or 4 years of age may contact Cecilia Booth or Sue Brown 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