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  • SCHOOL INFORMATION

    *WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL*


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    District Heights Elementary

    2200 County RD
    District Heights, MD 20747

    Phone: (301) 817-0484    

    Fax: (301) 817-0561

    Marlowe Blount-Rich
    Principal

    Kiah Whitfield-Udoh
    Assistant Principal

    School Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 1:55 p.m. 

    Doors Open at 7:30 a.m

    School Uniform: Mandatory   
    Grades: Pre K- Grade 5 
    Mascot: Panda  


    AREA 1, CLUSTER 5

    Dr. Denise Greene, Instructional Director

    Dr. Kassandra Lassiter,  Elementary Associate Superintendent


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    • SY 19-20 School Hours

      District Heights Elementary school hours are 7:45 a.m. - 1:55 p.m.

    • Arrive at School ON TIME!

      Attention:  Parents must escort all students arriving late to school into the main office for parent sign in.

    • New Student Registration

      What do I need to bring with me to register my child?  CHECKLIST Visit the Student Registration and Enrollment website for PGCPS  for additional information.

    • Uniform Policy

      All students must be in compliance with the DHES uniform policy. Navy blue pants, shorts, jumpers and skorts are required. Light blue shirts are required. Black or brown shoes must be worn. No open toe shoes or sandals are permissible. Thank you for your cooperation in advance..

    • Student Agenda Books

      STUDENT AGENDA HANDBOOKS :   Students Agenda Handbooks will be required to assist with home-school communication, time management and goal setting. Agenda Books will be distributed during the first week of school.

    • Student Homework

      HOMEWORK :   Homework is assigned nightly.   Parents are requested to help their children, by establishing some homework guidelines and cooperating with the teachers in seeing that the assignments are completed.

    • Student Attendance

        ATTENDANCE :   Your child should be in school on time and in classes every day.   Time lost from instruction can    never be regained simply by doing make-up work.   Illnesses and emergencies are excused absences.   A complete attendance policy is available at www.pgcps.org .   In addition, your child’s teacher will discuss attendance during their grade level back to school night. Students cannot be expected to perform in a satisfactory manner if they are not present for instruction.   It is imperative that students arrive on time daily.   DISTRICT HEIGHTS DOES NOT OFFER CHILDCARE BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL! TEACHERS ARE REQUIRED BY CONTRACT TO RECEIVE PLANNING TIME BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL AND CAN NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR STUDENTS BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL HOURS.    

    • CEO Letter - Importance of Attendance (NEW)

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    • Welcome Back to School Letter

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    • School Visitation

      All parents who wish to observe their students classroom will be allowed starting at 8:30 am. ending at 12:30 pm.  Visitation can last no longer than 30 minutes unless previously approved by the Principal.  Please remember that when observing you are not to engage the student or the teacher as this will interrupt instruction.  Any additional school aged children  or non school aged will not be allowed in the classroom during school visits.

      Thank you in advance for your cooperation.