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  • On Wednesday, May 6, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. 

    El miércoles, 6 de mayo, la Dra. Karen Salmon, superintendente de educación del estado, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas de Maryland permanecerán cerradas por el resto del año escolar 2019-20. 

    Le mercredi 6 mai, la Surintendante de l'éducation de l’État, Dr Karen Salmon, a annoncé que toutes les écoles publiques du Maryland resteront fermées pour le reste de l’année scolaire 2019-2020.

  • School Information

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    Andrew Dalton, Principal
    Renee Hall - McNeil, Assistant Principal
      Melwood Elementary School: 
    An International Baccalaureate World School
    7100 Woodyard Road
    Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772
    Phone: 301-599-2500 Fax: 301-599-2507


    School Hours: 7:30 a.m - 1:55 p.m 
    During Distance Learning: School Hours: 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m

    Office Hours: 7:15 a.m - 3:15 p.m

    During Distance Learning: Office Hours: 9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m 

    Extended School Day: Tuesdays - 2:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m

    Clubs: Thursdays - 2:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m 

    Food Pantry: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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    • School Updates

      Distance Learning: April 14 - 24 April

      Greetings Mighty Hawk Families, 

      Prince George's County Public Schools will be starting fourth quarter instruction on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Instruction will be delivered through the Distance Learning Model as MSDE has closed schools through April, 24, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

      Please see the Melwood Parent Distance Learning Guide for specific information, guidance and support on what distance learning will look like for your scholar starting on Tuesday, April, 14th.

      MES Parent Distance Learning Guide (Eng)

      MES Parent Distance Learning Guide (Esp)

      During "Distance Learning", Melwood's educators will be available via email and class dojo as well as google classroom for any questions you may have.

      Thank you, and stay safe.

      Principal Dalton and MES Staff


    • International Partnership with All Saints Primary School

      On November 27, 2019 Melwood had the unique privilege to visit and tour All Saints Primary School in Wales, United Kingdom. As an I.B PYP World School, Melwood prides itself on exposing our scholars to a global world, and in partnering with All Saints, our scholars will be able to interact, converse and learn through an internationally minded lens. 

      International Partnership

    • Schoolwide College Day

      On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Melwood ES took the ENTIRE school (Scholars and Staff) on a "College Day" Field Trip. Our Kindergarten, First and Second grade scholars visited Bowie State University, while scholars in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade visited The University of Maryland

      college day 1 college day 2 college day 3

    • Hispanic Heritage Concert

      Melwood Scholars Showcased their Skills, Knowledge and Talents at our annual 

      "Hispanic Heritage Concert"

       Hispanic Heritage Concert #1

       Hispanic Heritage Concert #2

    • Extended School Day

       Extended School Day

      Our "Extended School Day" ONLY takes place on Tuesdays.

      ONLY scholars who had pre-registered are eligible to attend. 

      Our ESD will operate from 2:00pm-5:00pm on TUESDAYS ONLY

      (Parents of registered scholars will receive a welcome to the program email)


      ESD #2

    • Mighty Hawk Academy Sign-up


      Melwood Elementary School will be offering a Mighty Hawks’ Academy for the 2019-2020 school year highlighting grades K-5. The purpose of the Mighty Hawks’ Academy is to provide additional learning time to ensure scholars are on track, on time and prepared for graduation, college and/or a career. 

      The program is free of charge and snacks will be provided at no additional cost. Transportation will NOT be provided. Parents must pick-up scholars by 5:00 pm each day. Scholars will be dismissed from the Mighty Hawks’ Academy after two late pick-ups. 

      The Mighty Hawks’ Academy will focus on improving reading and math skills and attendance is very important. Thus, scholars will be allowed up to (2) two absences for illness or emergencies. The program will be held on Tuesdays only, beginning Tuesday, October 8, 2019 and ending on Tuesday, March 31, 2019 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

      Please click on the link to register your child:

    • Mighty Hawk Spirit Wear Clothing Catalog

      Melwood Elementary School Mighty Hawk Spirit Wear Clothing Catalog.

      Spirit Wear Order Form