EMMS Eagle News - 9/17/2021

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 1:47pm
Ellicott Mills Middle School  
Friday, September 17, 2021

Upcoming Events / Important Dates

EMMS encourages our families and community to frequently check our school’s website calendar.
September 21st
8th Grade Hearing and Vision Screenings (click here for more information)
September 29th 8th Grade Hearing and Vision Re-Screenings
October 4th
Restaurant Night – Coal Fire (click here for more information)
(5725 Richards Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043)
October 14th Flu Shot Clinic for Staff and Students (more info to come)
October 15th HCPSS Schools are Closed for Students
November 1st-2nd School Photos (ALL students will have their photos taken for HCPSS Synergy System and the EMMS Memory Book) (more info to come)
November 3rd End of First Quarter
November 4th HCPSS Schools are Closed for Students
November 9th
Restaurant Night – Chipotle (click here for more information)
(9120 Baltimore National Pike Lot A-1 in Ellicott City)
November 15th-19th American Education Week
November 22nd
Restaurant Night – Jimmy John’s (click here for more information)
(8827 Centre Park Dr, Columbia, MD 21045)
November 22nd-23rd 3 Hour Early Dismissal
November 22nd-23rd
November 4th
Parent/Teacher Conferences (more info to come)
NOTE: Teachers have the option of evening hours on 11/22 or 11/23 OR daytime hours on 11/24
November 25th-26th HCPSS Schools and Offices are Closed

Celebrating OUR Eagles

EMMS Teachers, Staff, and Elliott the Eagle are proud to announce the Eagle Eye Drawing Winners for this week!
Grade 6: Max Schuster
Grade 7: Gabby Thorpe
Grade 8: Tiffany Johnson

Did you miss the Math Grading Information Session?

The recording of last night's session is available, here is a view-only link to the video:

Vaccination Expectations for Volunteers

All volunteers who enter HCPSS schools to interact with or support students must provide proof of vaccination status or a negative COVID-19 test. Parents and other visitors who enter schools for a brief visit are not required to show proof of vaccination or testing. All parents, visitors, and volunteers are required to be masked.

Students Should Bring Fully Charged Chromebooks to School Daily

Students in Grades 2-12 who bring Chromebooks back and forth to school are expected to bring the devices fully charged every day. Find information about how to care for and safely transport student Chromebooks. Complete information about technology and devices is provided online.

Student and Parent Handbook

The 2021-2022 Student and Parent Handbook is available online. Additional information on the 2021-2022 school year can be found on the HCPSS website.

Notes from the EMMS Media Center

Technology Support

The Mill has a dedicated team of staff members to offer technical support for our community. However, before contacting the Technology Support Team, please make sure that you have checked all the resources available to you @ hcpss.me. If you still have a technology-related question, please complete this form, and a member of our support team will be in touch with you within 48 hours.

Feeder High School News



Centennial High School: 


  • Stand Up & Stand Out Conference: Want to learn how to stand out and become a leader in your community? Come to the HeartWise Project's Stand Up & Stand Out Conference on September 24th! In this international conference, outstanding youth leaders from the US, Canada, Trinidad & Tobago, Indonesia, and Jamaica will share their stories about youth advocacy and tips on effective leadership. Join us to learn how YOU can become a leader of global change! RSVP now to this free event here: https://forms.gle/CiJbSszTkubrPBDZA. If you have any questions or concerns, please email theheartwiseproject@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you at our conference!. Click Here for Flier.
    Friday, September 24th, 7:30–9:00 pm; Concessions will be open for hot dogs, snacks, candy, and beverages.

Howard High School: 

  • HOHS Class of 2024 Fall Festival and Children’s Book Fair. Click Here for Flier. 
    Saturday, September 18th, 12:00 - 4:00 pm; Concessions will be open for hot dogs, snacks, candy, and beverages.
  • PHANTOM OF THE OPERA PRODUCTION: https://hcpss.booktix.com/
    Come see our "BONUS" Summer Show in Collaboration with Long Reach High-
    "The Phantom of the Opera" at LRHS Auditorium
    September 24, 25 @ 7pm & September 26 @ 2pm

EMMS News/Programs


Returning EMMS Media Books/Materials and Borrowed Textbooks: Please feel free to drop the textbook in the Media Center bin located under the overhang at the top of the bus loop any day, any time. 
Girls on the Run: The EMMS Coach has been chosen. Welcome, Coach Ashleigh Abutboul! Registration has begun. https://www.pinwheel.us/register/index/ Fall2021GOTRRegistrationCentralMD. Want more information about the program? Click Here.
HCYP Basketball:  For those interested in trying out for the HCYP Eagles Basketball teams:
  • The HCYP Eagles Varsity Boys Basketball Team (7th and 8th Graders) coached by Mark Braganca have tryouts on 9/21 and 9/22 from 8 - 9:30 pm at Ellicott Mills
  • The HCYP Eagles JV Boys Basketball Team (6th and 7th Graders) coached by Jeff Merkey have tryouts on 9/22 and 10/6 from 6 – 9:00 pm at Burleigh Manor

HCPSS Community News / Events


HCPSS Community News / Events: Families can quickly discover educational and recreational resources, events, and after-school programs offered by community non-profits on HCPSS’s new Community News and Programs website.
Aftercare Options:



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