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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 Monday - Friday

EgateJHtopschool Alliance for Healthy Generation 
Food and Nutrition Service
HealthierUS School Challenge 
BRONZE Award Winner

      


The Parent/Student handbook is available online 


April Newsletter  

Parents, please take a moment and read our monthly newsletter.  It contains important information and news on what's going on at school. 

   2016 - 2017 School Supply List
 

IF YOU MISSED THE FINGERPRINTING SESSION AT MONTPELIER, PLEASE SEE THE LINK BELOW TO FIND ANOTHER SESSION 

http://www.pgcpsfamily.org/ 

calendar  Dates to Remember    
                                                        April   
                     3 - 7      PARCC Spirit Week (See Schedule Below)    
                          5      Jump Rope for Heart
                 10 - 13      PARCC Testing
                        10      3rd Quarter Reports Cards Released
                       
11      Science Fair
                        13      PTO Chuck E. Cheese Night
 
                  14 - 21    Spring Break - Schools Closed
                  24 - 28     PARCC Testing
                         28    50th Anniversary Celebration 5:30 - 7:30 
 
 
          PGCPS - MONITORING THE WATER
QUALITY IN OUR SCHOOLS
 

    Since 2004, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) has worked to methodically address and improve water quality throughout the system.
As part of that work, we will begin comprehensive testing next month for lead in all schools and centers, working with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) and an independent laboratory.

  PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO READ IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM DR. MAXWELL. 

 Letter in English                            Carta en Espanol
                                 FAQ                                    Preguntas Frecuentes                      

   
Please join us in celebrating 50 years at  Montpelier Elementary!  

Friday, April 28, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. We will have an open house and showcase of student's work. You will also be able to see the beautiful flowers and the tree that the community will plant in the Spring. Light Refreshments will be served and there will be fun activities for children.                                                                                                                  
ORDER YOUR 50TH ANNIVERSARY T-SHIRTS!      CLICK HERE!
 Montpelier Elementary Celebrates 50 Years! Fundraiser - unisex shirt design - front

Happy 50th Anniversary, Montpelier E.S. 
If you will be joining us at the celebration please
RSVP Here 

 DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH WED., APRIL 10.

Get your 2017 Field Day T-Shirts Now!
Each grade level is assigned a different color to wear on Field Day. 
Shirts are $15 - $17.  
 Download the order form HERE
  and send to school along with your payment.  (checks should be made payable to Montpelier)

    
 
                                         Pre K  
    Kindergarten       1st Grade     2nd Grade                         3rd Grade      4th Grade       5th Grade  
 
Field day is Wednesday, May 31st for Pre K - 2nd grade and Friday, June 2nd for 3rd -5th grades.
DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH NEXT WEEK - APRIL 13TH
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New Program  at the new Laurel Library and the Beltsville Branch  

Kids Achieve Club will be an opportunity for students in Grades K-6 to receive homework assistance from trained volunteers. It is drop-in, there is no need to register, and will be at the Laurel Library every Wednesday afternoon, from 4 - 6 pm, and at the Beltsville Branch, Mondays from 3:30 - 5 pm, until May 24, 2017.  Although it is aimed at children whose home language is not English, it is open to everyone who may benefit from it. 

 

LATE ARRIVALS 

When students arrive late to school,
parents or guardians MUST bring them into the office.
Students may not be dropped off late to enter the building on their own.  

 THANK YOU!

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  nurseHEALTH NOTE from the Nurse

Please keep your child at home if he/she has a fever of 99 degrees, orally, or 97 degrees, auxiliary (under the arm) or above.  If your child is vomiting, has diarrhea, a persistent cough, chills, body aches or a rash, your child should remain home for observation and be seen by your pediatrician. Your child may not return to school until these symptoms have abated for at least 24 hoursA doctor’s note will be required upon return to school for illnesses lasting 3 or more days.

 

GREAT NEWS!TAG HONOR AWARDED TO MONTPELIER!  
 

EgateMontpelier Elementary school will received 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.
A Plus

Once again, Montpelier is participating is Giant Food's A Plus School Rewards Program.

Please register your Giant Food Rewards card for Montpelier.  We receive much needed funds from this wonderful program each time you shop!  Our school code is 00402. 

THANK YOU!

  
 
  IMPORTANT ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN INFO
 
As mandated by federal law, all schools are required to share information on how to access their district's Asbestos Management Plan.  Click here to read the PGCPS plan.

  

 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.

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Help with reading and understanding report cards 

Student Sites

 

PGCPS Text/Email Alert System
Now Available! 

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.

EAlert Button

Subscription options may be changed at any time.
This system will become the primary source for PGCPS emergency alerts and updates.

 

 Please visit the new Montpelier Elementary PTO website

http://montpelierpto.weebly.com/

 

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Montpelier Elementary is proud to be a University of Maryland, College Park
Professional Development School

 

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