Swansfield News 5/6/2022

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 4:19pm
Swansfield Elementary School

Swansfield News 5.6.22

Important Dates

  • May 12 - 5th Grade Middle School Visits
  • May 18 - 3 hour early dismissal/No Pre-K
  • May 20 - SES Field Day
  • May 30 - Schools and Offices Closed - Memorial Day
  • June 8 - 3 hour early dismissal/No Pre-K
  • June 15 - 3 hour early dismissal/No Pre-K


Thank You Swansfield PTA

The staff at Swansfield would like to send a hug THANK YOU to everyone in our #SwanFamily that made Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week so special!  We are grateful to be a part of a caring community of students and families.  Please know WE appreciate YOU for all that you do!



We Need Your Help for Swansfield Field Day

In-person field day is back! Please consider donating your time for our annual Field Day on Friday May 20th.  This day is always full of fun, friendship and fabulous sportsmanship!  We need as many volunteers as possible to help staff the 5 different field day areas. Many students consider Field Day the best day of the year, in large part due to your presence.  Thank you in advance for your help!

To sign up to volunteer, please go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090D4FA9AF2FA0FD0-swansfield1


​​MCAP Testing in Grades 3, 4, and 5

5th Grade MCAP Dates: 

  • Math - 5/9, 5/10, 5/11, 5/13 (9:00am)

4th Grade MCAP Dates: 

  • ELA - 5/9, 5/10, 5/12, 5/13 (10:00am)

3rd Grade Spring MCAP Dates:

  • ELA- 5/23, 5/26, 5/27, 5/31 (9:00am)
  • Math- 5/16, 5/17, 5/18, 5/19 (9:00am)

Students will need to bring their HCPSS issued laptop (fully charged) and corded headphones (if possible). Any student without headphones will be issued a pair to use for the assessments. To learn more about Spring Assessments and MCAP please visit HCPSS Testing FAQ located on the HCPSS website.


Vaccination Locations




Wednesday, May 11, 3-5 p.m.

Reservoir High School, 11550 Scaggsville Road, Fulton – hosted by Soleil Pharmacy

Register for vaccine or booster clinic (ages 5-17)


Saturday, May 14, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.


Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia – hosted by the Howard County Health Department


Register for vaccine or booster clinic (ages 5-17); walk-ups permitted


PTA Updates

PTA Executive Board Nominations

ALL SIX officer positions will be vacant at the end of this school year. Nominations for the next 2 year term are being accepted now! If you’re interested in serving on the SES PTA Executive Board, please complete this brief survey by May 13. 

Who is eligible?  

Any member of the SES PTA (including staff, community members, grandparents, etc).

Which positions need to be filled?


-VP for School Relations

-VP for Membership


-Corresponding Secretary 

-Recording Secretary

Want to chat with an outgoing board member about their position?

Email board@swansfieldpta.org

Questions for the Nominating Committee?

Email the Nominating Committee Chair, Elizabeth Kromm eekromm@gmail.com


SES Movie Night: Save the date!

Mark your calendars for Friday, June 3, 6:30-9:30pm for an outdoor movie night at Swansfield! Before dusk, enjoy lawn games, food trucks, and complimentary popcorn and ice cream. At dusk, a family-friendly movie will be shown on the big screen! No cost to attend, RSVP will be requested for planning. Rain date: Friday, June 10.


SES International Night is coming up on May 23 at 6:30pm

Please join us for this wonderful evening of food, fun and learning as we celebrate the many rich cultures that make up our Swansfield community.

Would you like to share a piece of your culture too? You can host a country table, perform a song or dance, wear clothing from your culture, or even bring some tasty foods for everyone to try. All are welcome. Please sign up here:


Ideas or questions? Contact vp.schoolrelations@swansfieldpta.org

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