Carla Furlow, Proud Principal
Denise Mahdi, Awesome AP
9200 Muirkirk Road
Laurel, Maryland 20708
Phone: 301-497-3670 Fax: 301-497-5431
School Hours: 9:00 to 3:10
Office Hours: 8:00 - 3:30
February Monthly Newsletter
Dates to Remember
27 Black History Month Program 9:30 – 10:30
2 - 6 Grade 5 PARCC
8 Return to Daylight Saving Time (clocks
forward 1 hour)
Release of 3rd Quarter Progress Reports
9 - 16 Grade 4 PARCC
13 Behavior Incentive Event
16 - 20 Grade 3 PARCC
24 Science Fair 5:30 PM
During testing please be
well-rested & ready to do your best!
EARLY DEPARTURES; NO LATE ARRIVALS
PARENTS...Please click and read over the documents listed below for important information about
PARCC and Testing in Maryland
*PARCC Info for Parents* *PARCC informacion para padres*
*Top 10 things parents need to know about testing in MD*
We recommend that your students practice the PARCC Assessment online
Then, choose Math or English/Language Arts. Scroll down and then choose the appropriate grade level.
at home as well as in school.
Follow this link for PARCC PRACTICE TESTS .
After selecting the grade level, under "PBA Practice Tests", choose "Computer-Based Practice Test".
Students can then log in using their name.
Please register your Giant Card
for Montpelier! Our School Code is: 00402
Click HERE to register
TAG HONOR AWARDED TO MONTPELIER!
||Montpelier Elementary school will receive the 2012 Maryland Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education (EGATE) School Awards.
The award recognizes programs that offer superior and equitable gifted and talented education. The rigorous application process required school teams to document the ways that the school’s program is aligned with state criteria for excellence. The Maryland State Advisory Council on Gifted and Talented Education reviewed the applications.
To read more click here.
PGCPS Text/Email Alert System
The Office of Communications would like to inform you about a new e-alert system that will provide Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) staff, parents and community members with more options for updates and information.
Starting now, users can sign up to receive emergency alerts, newsletters and information about upcoming events by email or text message. To subscribe, visit www.pgcps.org or click on the button below.
Subscription options may be changed at any time.
This system will become the primary source for PGCPS emergency alerts and updates.
Special Programs at Montpelier
Enrichment and Acceleration Opportunities
At Montpelier we follow the TRC or TAG in the Regular Classroom model
The TRC model was developed for schools wiyh a large population of TAG identified students
(greater than 40). There are currently over 70 students
identified as Talented and Gifted in grades 2 through 5 at Montpelier.
Visit our TAG Page for more information!
Paper Recycling Program
Please help us continue to earn funds by dropping your
newspapers, catalogs, magazines, and misc. paper in the bin.
Please note: Cardboard, tissue paper, kitchen and bathroom items
and phone books CAN NOT be accepted.
Campbell's Labels for Education Program
Keep clipping and saving those labels and to send them to school with your students!
Information on eligible products
from Campbell's and other brand UPC labels
can be found at labelsforeducation.com. Additional collection sheets are
available to print in the Montpelier Menu on
the left of this page.
Boxtops for Education
Our Boxtops for Education program is still going strong. Save those boxtops
from participating General Mills products and
send them to school with your students
(make sure their name is on the back). Each week 2 boxtops are chosen and
those students win a trip to our treasure box.
Help with reading and understanding report cards
Please visit the new Montpelier Elementary PTO website
Montpelier Elementary is proud to be a University of Maryland
Professional Development School