EMMS EAGLE NEWS
Friday, October 8, 2021
Upcoming Events / Important Dates
||Flu Shot Clinic for Staff and Students (click here for more information)
||HCPSS Schools are Closed for Students
|November 1 & 2
||School Photos (ALL students will have their photos taken for HCPSS Synergy System and the EMMS Memory Book) (click here for more info)
||End of First Quarter
||HCPSS Schools are Closed for Students
||Restaurant Night – Chipotle (click here for more information)
(9120 Baltimore National Pike Lot A-1 in Ellicott City)
||American Education Week
||Restaurant Night – Jimmy John’s (click here for more information)
(8827 Centre Park Dr, Columbia, MD 21045)
||3 Hour Early Dismissal
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
||HCPSS Schools and Offices are Closed
Celebrating OUR Eagles
EMMS Teachers, Staff, and Elliott the Eagle are proud to recognize the following students for showing responsibility:
Grade 6: Elizabeth Brozic
Grade 7: Zainab Abro
Grade 8: Caleb Dexter
Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Testing Window
Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), the adaptive assessment in math and reading, will be administered @ EMMS in math and social studies classes during the testing window of October 18th – November 5th.
GT Parent Academy Announcement
Howard County GT Program Parent Academy, October 13 and 14, 2021
HCPSS families interested in the Gifted and Talented (GT) Program are invited to come learn about the advanced-level offerings available and how their students can become involved. The evening will begin with an overview of GT Education Program offerings followed by a question-and-answer session with Central Office GT Education Program staff. Elementary and Secondary programs will be covered on separate days. Families may attend one or both nights. Registration is required for these events.
Elementary Focus: Wednesday, October 13, 7 – 8:00 p.m., being held virtually via Microsoft Team
Secondary Focus: Thursday, October 14, 7-8:00 p.m., being held virtually via Microsoft Teams
Interpreter Request for November Conferences
If you need interpreting service in your home language for November parent/teacher conferences, please contact Mr. Sung Kim at email@example.com
with your child’s name, school, grade, and the language you need. Please send your request by Friday, October 15, 2021.
Evening School Tutoring
Message from EMMS Pupil Personnel Worker (PPW), Mr. Gwinn
Bowie State University (BSU) BOLD (Building Online Learning Disciplines) Parent Training Initiative
The BSU BOLD parent training initiative is culturally responsive, virtual, and resourceful. This project aims to be responsive to the current social unrest and pandemic-related anxieties experienced by children and parents. It is our hope that from the group sessions parents will gain clarity, focus, and coping skills necessary for positioning their children to become effective online learners. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Notes from the EMMS Media Center
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:
Howard High School:
- HOMECOMING 2021 Details – CLICK HERE
- Lions' Pride Greens Sale: https://sherwoodfundraiser.com/LionsPride
Please support Lions' Pride and the Athletics Department through our 2nd annual Holiday Greens sale. Families can choose to pick up their order at Howard High School or have direct delivery to their home. Sales began Sept. 10th and will end on Nov. 5th. Pick up will be at Howard High School the week of Thanksgiving. Time and date to be determined. For an additional fee, you can also order for items to be delivered directly to your home or as a gift to family/friends.
- Howard Lions Fall Baseball Camp: https://forms.gle/w1uy2kEWeyHdj3Gx5
The Howard High School Baseball Team is excited to offer a fall baseball camp for 5th to 8th graders. The camp will run Oct. 11th - 14th from 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm at the Howard Baseball field. The cost for the camp is $100.
Mount Hebron High School:
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.
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
The Howard County Association of Student Councils (HCASC)
Wednesday, October 13 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. at the Homewood Center
HCASC welcomes all middle and high school students to join our next meeting to:
- collaborate with student leaders from across HCPSS
- discuss current events impacting HCPSS students
- provide feedback and insight on HCPSS policy
- share your ideas directly with the Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) and other HCPSS leaders
- learn leadership skills and best practices
- represent your school at the student-run convention to elect the SMOB
- explore ways to make a difference in your school and community
- engage with community leaders
- have fun!
Explore our website for more information https://hcasc.hcpss.org/
or contact Cindy Drummond with questions. Thanks to all schools for supporting these important student voice opportunities!
Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Book Club
Thursday, October 14 and Thursday, October 21, 6:30 p.m., virtual meetings
Students in grades 7-12 are invited to attend a virtual book club
to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Participants will discuss Crystal Maldonado's Fat Chance, Charlie Vega. Register online
to receive emailed instructions for attending the virtual meetings. Students who register by September 30th will receive a free copy of the book.
PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE, if you need to reach out to any EMMS Staff Member(s) please look up their emails HERE.
4445 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Howard County Public Schools would like to continue connecting with you via email. If you prefer to be removed from our list, please contact Howard County Public Schools directly. To stop receiving all email messages distributed through our SchoolMessenger service, follow this link and confirm: Unsubscribe
SchoolMessenger is a notification service used by the nation's leading school systems to connect with parents, students and staff through voice, SMS text, email, and social media.