NEWSLETTER #37 301-599-2442 http://www1.pgcps.org/mattaponi/
June 17, 2016
Dr. Janice P. Hay, Principal
Mr. Stephen I. Green, Jr., Acting
to the Class of 2016!
Our 5th Grade Promotion
Ceremony was a moving and inspiring event. We will miss our 5th graders as they move on to
Middle School. Best wishes to all
of you and good luck. You will
always be a part of the Mattaponi Family!
and Book Bags
Students are not allowed to bring
backpacks or book bags the last two days of school (June 17th &
20th) due to a bus safety concern. Teachers will provide any needed supplies for those two
Hours for the Main Office
All PGCPS offices and schools will
operate on a 4-day work week starting June 20th through August 5th,
closed each Friday. The system’s
core operating hours are 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Our main office will be open daily, Monday – Thursday from
7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration
hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The office will be closed on 7/2/16 in observance of Independence Day.
and Found Articles
The Lost and Found is located outside of
room 9. There are many coats,
jackets, hats and lunchboxes in the Lost and Found. Please have your child check this location to retrieve lost
items. All articles left in the Lost
and Found will be donated on June 21st.
Clothing to Cash
to place your New and Used Clothing, Shoes, Sneakers, Towels and Textiles in
the recycling bin all summer – each and every item counts!!! Place the donated items in a bag, tie
it up, and drop it in our Recycling Bin.
All monies earned will help to defer cost for programs and events at our
school. Thank you!
McNamara High School Summer Camp Programs
join us for an event filled and fun summer at Bishop McNamara High School! The summer Camp Program will be
offering many opportunities and experiences throughout the summer. For more
information and registration please visit https://www.bmhs.org/page.cfm?p=580&LockSSL=true
Creativity at Michael’s Craft Store
Craft Stores is sponsoring Camp Creativity on Mondays, Wednesdays, and
Fridays, June 13th - July 29th from 10
a.m. - Noon. It is geared for
children 3 & up and costs $5 per session or $12 for 3 sessions. Go
to www.michaels.com for
Summer @ Your Library
gold medal reader this summer and earn prizes for reading and completing fun
1) Go to www.pgcmls.info and sign up for Summer @
Your Library (May 15-Aug 15).
Play online or on paper.
Use your library number to sign up.
2) Starting June 18,
come to any branch to claim your prize just for signing up!
3) Join us for exciting
sports, fitness and wellness events at all the library branches.
4) When you have
completed the activities, come get your final prize and enter to win the grand
prize raffle for electronics, event tickets, gift cards and more!
George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS)- Prince George’s County Memorial Library
System (PGCMLS) partnership provides students with virtual library cards,
called Leap into New Knowledge (LINK).
All PGCPS students can now use their school provided student
identification number to checkout library books from PGCMLS and
access their resources, including but not limited to:
on-line tutoring with BrainFuse
resources- downloadable music, games, and e-books
Us Now” research help
can access their LINK account by visiting the Prince
George’s County Memorial Library System website or
downloading the PGCMLS app. To sign-in, students must add their
9-digit student identification number to PGCPS and use the last four
digits of their identification number as the PIN. For example,
can borrow up to three library materials at a time and late fees are not
accrued with the LINK account.
learn more about the LINK account, please click
Camp Schmidt Summer Program
Are you looking for a fun and challenging
summer program for your child? Camp
Schmidt is offering a summer program that targets rising 4th, 5th,
and 6th grade students who are interested in creating change for a
“greener” world. The 4-day program
will take students from inquiry to action, answering the question: “Can I be an
environmental steward?” The camp
will take place July 25-28,
2016 from 9a.m. - 3p.m. on the 450 acre campus in
Brandywine, Maryland. Additional program
details are available on the Camp Schmidt homepage: http://www1.pgcps.org/williamschmidt/
Important Program Information:
Transportation is not provided.
Bag lunch is required.
Cost = $85.00/student
Select Online registration through
For enrollment questions, contact Steve
Hartling at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rhonda Scott at email@example.com . To contact by phone, call 301-888-1185.
2016 Summer Programs
Guide Available Online With New Enrichment Experiences
The 2016 Summer Programs Guide is now
available on the Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) website. Summer programs offer eligible students
in all grade levels the opportunity for acceleration, enrichment, credit
recovery, and original credit.
Registration dates and times are listed in the guide under
each summer program. Select
program sites will offer meals and transportation. Program start times vary by site. To find program start times, or meal information, please
For more information on summer
programs and for updates to the summer guide, visit the Summer School webpage
at www1.pgcps.org/summerschool/ or call 301-808-1124.
this link for Washington Performing Arts summer camps, auditions and programs. http://tracking.wordfly.com/view/?sid=MTgwXzQ2NTZfNTY5MDRfNzE5NA&l=4dd5097a-1f28-e611-bb2d-e41f1345a46a&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ED16-06-03(June)&utm_content=version_A