As an outgrowth of Atholton Elementary School’s recent kindness week, 85 4th grade students created 50 blankets for the local Project Linus nonprofit, whose mission is to provide homemade blankets “to children in hospitals, shelters, social service agencies or anywhere that a child might be in need of a big hug.”
HCPSS will continue to provide free Grab-N-Go meals to anyone age 18 and under and/or any HCPSS student, regardless of age, throughout state-mandated school closures, extended through April 24. There will be no meal service Friday, April 10 or Monday, April 13.
HCPSS food distribution is expanding to 13 locations, and will include snacks in addition to three meals per day.
Participants will be given a Grab-N-Go snack, lunch and dinner for that day, as well as a Grab-N-Go breakfast for the following day. Beginning April 3, meals to sustain children through the weekend will be provided on Fridays at all locations except Forest Ridge and Monarch Mills apartments, and Bethel Christian Academy.
HCPSS staff members have been diligent in efforts to remain fully aware of new information as it becomes available. Our COVID-19 page includes information, resources, contact information and HCPSS updates related to the Coronavirus pandemic and consequential school closures.
In this Guest Voices piece, Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Regional Administrator Raymond Lucas details the importance of MESA programs, the types of projects students work on, and how the programs align to the school system’s Strategic Call to Action.
Running Brook Elementary School has partnered with Residences at Vantage Point to create social connections, build a strong sense of community, and learn from one another through intergenerational activities and programs.
Talk With Me provides resources and techniques that parents and caregivers can use to stimulate their young child’s intellectual growth, communication and social-emotional skills through regular interactions.
Diane Curry has spent much of her career promoting literacy, most recently as an English teacher and lead JumpStart teacher at River Hill High School.