Thursday February 15 - PTA Dance
Friday February 16 - No School for Students, Professional Work Day
Monday February 19 - President's Day, Schools Closed
Wednesday February 21 - Students for Safe Schools, 7:45 - 8:30 am
Wednesday February 21 - Second Quarter Awards Assemblies (see more below for specific times for each grade level)
Thursday February 22 - 3rd Grade Biography Museum, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Monday February 26 - Read Across America Week Begins
Wednesday February 28 - SES CommUNITY Meeting, 7:00 pm
Monday March 5 - Kindergarten Registration Begins (see more below)
Please note that the school calendar for the remainder of this year has changed to make up for the four inclement weather days used so far. Schools will now be in session on April 4, April 5, April 6, and for a half day on May 18. The updated calendar can be found at http://www.hcpss.org/f/news/calendars/calendar201718.pdf?2-8-18
Parents of students receiving the Principal's Award, Character Trait Award and Soaring Swan Award have been notified in advance. We will celebrate students in grades 1-3 at a 9:00 am assembly, Kindergarten students will be recognized at 11:00 am, and grades 4-5 at 2:00 pm.
At the afternoon assembly, we will also be recognizing 4th and 5th-grade students who were to be honored by The Council of Elders for academic achievement last school year. Families are welcome to join us for these celebrations.
Kindergarten Registration for School Year 2017-18 Begins Monday, March 5
Do you have a career you would like to share with students? If so, or if you know someone with an interesting career, we are looking for volunteers to present at Swansfield's Career Day scheduled for Friday, April 20. If you are interested in participating or learning more, please visithttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf1AN91iqkYbK-T1heUxAgBAavM2rKT8d_la6hwduFKF2f5iQ/viewform or contact Alesia Richter at firstname.lastname@example.org or Deborah Slater at email@example.com.
We encourage fathers, stepfathers, uncles, grandfathers, and other special men in our students' lives to get involved at school by participating in our Mighty Men Program. To learn more or sign up to participate, please see the attached flier or contact Deborah Slater at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-313-6907.
Students and families can better understand today's math concepts being taught in classrooms by watching this video series. HCPSS educators conduct mini-lessons covering different lessons.
We have heard from several families who have experienced difficulty logging in to DreamBox. Please remember than when accessing DreamBox from home, you must log in through https://hcpss.me/. Detailed directions are available in the document attached below.
ReadyRosie is an early education tool developed to support families with children from birth through 3rd grade. Parents can sign up online and choose to receive short, informative videos that can help them encourage their children to learn. These videos can be accessed in English or Spanish and can be sent to a cell phone or email. To sign up use this link https://www.readyrosie.com/families/#sign-up-today
Once logged in, you can access information according to the child's age and the location where you will be doing an activity, such as the grocery store, restaurant, etc. This resource was launched a few months ago. Check it out!
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Volunteers/Chaperones Must Complete Training
Learn more about upcoming PTA activities, how you can get involved, and even join the PTA if you haven't done so already. Visit http://swansfieldpta.org/
Click here http://swansfieldpta.org/newsletters/ to read the latest PTA newsletter.
Please visit the Community News and Programs page at http://www.hcpss.org/community-news-and-programs/ for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.