Swansfield News

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 3:00pm

Schools Closed February 18

Science Fair Workshops Continue through February

Upcoming Events:​​​​​​​

  • Thursday February 14: Parent/Teacher Conferences (see more below)

  • Thursday and Friday, February 14 and 15: Early Dismissal at 12:10 pm

  • Monday February 18: Schools Closed for President's Day

  • Wednesday February 20: PTA Kindergarten Welcome Program, 6:30 pm

  • Wednesday February 27: Science Fair at 6:00 pm

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Registration Continues Through February 13 for Parent/Teacher Conferences

Conferences Will Be Held Thursday, February 14.

The registration window for parent/teacher conferences remains open through Wednesday, February 13 at 4:00 pm.  You can log on to www.hcpss.org/connect to access Synergy Conference Management in order to schedule your conferences. More information to help you is attached below. For parents without online access, please contact our front office staff at 410-313-6907 for assistance in scheduling conferences. 

Parent Teacher Conference Information.pdf 

Parent Conference Registration.pdf 


GT Placement Orientation

Parents who are interested in learning more about the GT placement process for 4th grade math and middle school can plan to attend one of two information sessions planned by Swansfield Gifted and Talented teachers.  The sessions will be held in Ms. Malcotti's classroom from 4:00 to 4:30 pm and from 5:30 to 6:00 pm on Thursday, February 14, during parent/teacher conferences.


SES PTA Offers Science Fair Workshops to Prepare for Science Fair Coming February 27

Registration for Science Fair workshops is open! These FREE workshops are being offered by the PTA every Saturday morning in February from 9:00-10:30 am.  Students must be accompanied by an adult or high-school-age sibling.

Students who want to do their own science project at home can sign up to receive a display board along with the student information packet.

You can find information about the Science Fair online at http://swansfieldpta.org


PTA Hosting Evening for Kindergarten Parents

Parents of Kindergarten students are invited to a special evening planned by our school PTA on Wednesday, February 20, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Connect with seasoned Swansfield parents and get tips and advice on all things Swansfield and HCPSS. Dinner and fun activities for the kids will be provided. RSVP topresident@swansfieldpta.org by February 15th.


Summer Program Registration

HCPSS presents many learning opportunities this upcoming summer for students entering Grades K–­12. Registration opened this past Wednesday and will remain open through February 22nd at 6:00 pm.  Learn more and register athttps://www.hcpss.org/summer-programs/.


Crayon and Marker Recycling Now Available at SES

The 4th grade Green Beanz have started a crayon and marker recycling program.  Don't throw away those markers or crayons (paper may be left on).  Have your child bring them in and place them in the box in the pod.  Thank you!


Kids Heart Challenge

This year's Kids Heart Challenge concluded today.  Swansfield students raised more than $2400. Thank you to all who helped support this effort to raise funds for the American Heart Association!


FARMs Program Provides Many Benefits For Eligible Families

The Free and Reduced-Priced Meals (FARMs) program provides access to an array of services for qualified families including free and reduced-priced breakfasts and lunches, free SAT and ACT registration, free tuition to take college courses at Howard Community College while still enrolled in high school, free college applications, reduced AP exam fees, reduced costs for a number of services provided by Howard County Rec and Parks, Columbia Association and Comcast, and much more. Visit theHCPSS website for more information and to apply.


Where To Find Emergency Closing Information

Winter is here! Make sure you know where to find school closing notifications.


Congratulations Spotlight Winners

We congratulate our Spotlight Winners for the past few weeks.  These students have demonstrated they follow our school rules and are Safe, Respectful and Responsible.
  • Pre-K: Kevin J, Oscar O
  • Kindergarten: Dasean S, Ciara W, Zamani K, Ivy H, Madison W
  • 1st Grade: Derick F, Laila M, Gabe J, Yu'e N, Evan L
  • 2nd Grade:  Brad T, Lois B, Hailey K, Arjun P
  • 3rd Grade:  Kayla B, Priscilla H, Brooke L, Liam M
  • 4th Grade: Annalie O, Syriah W, Nevaeh S, Kalienne B
  • 5th Grade:  Xavier H, Kiya J, Alfred J, Doron M


Volunteers/Chaperones Must Complete Training

All volunteers and field trip chaperones in HCPSS schools must complete the online training course prior to volunteering (see link below), print a completion certificate and return it to the front office. If you are unable to access online a printed version is available at school.


Connect With Our PTA

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/

Visit http://swansfieldpta.org/newsletters/ to catch up on all things PTA.


Community News and Programs

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.