• Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.
    We will re-evaluate at 6:30 a.m.

    Martes, el 22 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
    Revaluaremos a las 6:30 de la mañana.
  • Parents

    Parent's Page 


     Welcome Back!!

    Click here for important information about the upcoming school year!

    Questions and Concerns

    Who should parents call with questions and concerns?  Click here to find out.


    Arrival and Dismissal Procedures 

    Click here to view arrival and dismissal procedures.

    Free and Reduced Lunch Application


      Click here to apply for free and reduced meals.  


    SchoolMax Family Portal

    View your child's grades and attendance on-line through SchoolMax.  If you have not signed up for SchoolMax access please click here to access the Family Portal  



    Chaperoning & Volunteering
    Parents, if you are interested in helping out on field trips, dances, volunteering, etc., you need to have a commercial background check or fingerprints taken. Please look at the the requirements for assisting in Prince George's County and remember to bring a copy of the receipt to the main office for our school records.
    For more info, please click here or call the Fingerprinting Office at 301.952.6775


    Individualized Education Program (IEP) - Special Education
    What is an IEP and how does the IEP process work?  Click here to find out.



    Parental Rights / Procedural Safeguards - Special Education

    Click here for the Parental Rights - Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice. 

    Parent/Teacher Conferences

    If you would like to schedule a conference with a particular teacher, contact the teacher directly via telephone, email, or written note.  

      Classroom Visits 
    Parents are our partners and we encourage classroom visits. Click here for guidelines regarding classroom visits.

    Bullying Information 
    Bullying, harassment, and intimidation will not be tolerated at Barack Obama Elementary School. 
    If you feel that your child is a victim of bullying, harassment, or intimidation, contact your child's counselor, administrator, or security.
    Click here for more information on bullying and click here to download a reporting form.


    What's Pre-K all about?  Click here to find out.


    Grading and reporting procedures were established to provide guidance to administrators and teachers in the implementation of the grading and reporting systems to be used in all schools and centers in the Prince George’s County Public Schools. Click here for more information.  


    Pay Online for Breakfast / Lunch
    My School Bucks is a simple, safe and secure portal to add money to your child's lunch account.  Click here to access My School Bucks.


    How to read your child's Report Card
    Click here for information on how to read your child's report card.