Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:25amIn 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.
Tue, 03/20/2018 - 8:26pmThank 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.
Tue, 03/20/2018 - 8:23pmDuring 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.
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:25amFamily Game Night - May 10, 2018 Click HERE to RSVP for Family Game Night at LoES
Mon, 03/05/2018 - 9:22amTickets to the The Jungle Book go on sale Monday, March 5th.
Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:58amKindergarten 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.
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 11:27amDo 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.
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 11:26amThe 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 Jennifer_dailey@hcpss.org
Tue, 01/23/2018 - 9:38amBeginning in February, students in grades 1 through 5 will participate in the Winter administration of the MAP assessment. Below are the specific testing dates by grade: Grade 1: February 8th & February 13th Grade 2: February 2nd & February 9th Grade 3: February 1st & February 7th Grade 4: January 30th & February 9th Grade 5: January 29th & February 7th
Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:02amBig Smiles Dental Clinic - LoES has partnered with Big Smiles to offer in-school dental care. Best of all, there is no cost to you if your child is insured with Medicaid or CHIP! Private insurance and affordable self-pay options are also available. Having your child seen by the in-school dentist saves you valuable time. Top quality care is provided by local, licensed dentists right in the familiar surroundings of your child’s school. Dental care includes a complete exam, x-rays, cleaning, fluoride, and sealants when needed. Restorative care, such as fillings, may also be provided. Our clinic will be held on January 9th, 10th, and 11th.