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Unheard Perspectives - 5th graders

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:57am

Is there an African American innovator who has had a significant impact on your life? All interested fifth grade students are welcome to sign up and join this great opportunity! Participants gather weekly to hone their research skills and learn more about black innovators in American history. Students will use primary sources, like letters, songs, interviews, pictures, and maps as well as newspaper articles, biographies, and much more to learn about our history. Final projects will be showcased and presented at the expo in February. Please stop by Mrs. Veid’s room to sign up by September 27th and hear more about the showcase!
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Join the Longfellow Elementary PTA!

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:18am

Longfellow's PTA is active in planning wonderful family events throughout the school year, supporting the work of Longfellow's staff and representing the Longfellow at the county and state PTA. We need as many families as possible to make our PTA the best that it can be! Please follow the link below to to print and complete your PTA membership form. Then send your completed form and dues to school with your child. PTA Membership Form
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Online Volunteer Training

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 3:40pm

All Longfellow school volunteers and field trip chaperones are required to complete the HCPSS online volunteer training each school year. Once you have completed the training, please print and sign the certificate. Return your signed certificate to the front office to be added to our list of registered volunteers.
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Support Positions Available for 2018-19 School Year

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:19am

As we prepare for the 2018-2019 school year, LoES is seeking support positions to assist and support our students during the school day. The first opportunity is for those interested in serving as lunch and recess monitors. The hours for lunch monitors will be approximately 10:15 am to 2:00 pm working with grades K through 5. The schedule is flexible, but applicants can work up to 5 days a week and the rate of pay is $10.50 per hour. The other opportunity is for a temporary employee position in our early childhood program. This position would be for 24.5 hours per week also at a rate of $10.50 per hour. If you are interested in either of these opportunities, please take a moment to complete this short interest survey. You can also contact Vanya Jackson (vanya_jackson@hcpss.org) or Derek Anderson (derek_anderson@hcpss.org) with specific questions via email or by phone at 410-313-6879.
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2018-19 School Supply List

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:24am

Looking forward to the 2018-19 school year? Use Longfellow's School Supply List to help your family prepare!
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Seeking Bingo Prizes

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:22pm

Our 4th quarter Positive Behavior Intervention program celebration is going to be BINGO!! We are looking for donations of items that can be used as prizes for our bingo winners. Things such as posters, small bags, books, toys, stuffed animals, play dough, games and puzzles would be ideal! So, with that said, take a look around your garage and in that old bin that you aren't sure what it contains and send in any items you wish to donate with your child or drop them off in the front office. We ask that all items be brought in by June 4th. Thank you in advance!
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School Year Extended Through Tuesday, June 19th

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 3:09pm

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will extend the 2017-2018 school year by two days to make up for inclement weather closings. The last day of school for students will now be Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Read more here.
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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:https://99pledges.com/fund/longfellowreads2018 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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