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Newcomers Food Pantry – Community Outreach

 Please consider donating canned foods as your “cost” of admission at Skate Night.

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Get Ready, Get Set, Let’s Skate!

Family Skate Night and Dinner

TRES PTA’s Family Socials Committee invites you to join us on Friday, December 5th for Family Skate Night.  Skate night will be held at Supreme Sports Club (7080 Deepage Dr, Columbia, MD21045) from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.  Roller skate rentals will be $3 and Inline rentals will be $4.

After skating, join us at Three Brother’s Italian Restaurant (right next door to Supreme Sports) to re-fuel.  Three Brothers will donate 20% of all proceeds back to TRES PTA!!!  Flyers to Three Brothers  will be available at the rink to take with you to dinner.

RSVP at the following Google Form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1dC96EsbFaPZVE-B0lFagSVJ9h8Lx-GjhR8NJwzTT25Q/viewform?usp=send_form

Please note that this IS NOT a “drop-off” event. All students must be accompanied by an adult.

For questions, please contact Janice Rice at [email protected] or Kim Bakhtiar at [email protected].

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Wear’s your TREaSure Spirit!

Spirit Wear Now Available

Order for the holidays! Click on the TRES Spiritwear order form and print your order form then send it back to school in an envelope marked PTA spirit wear. Orders are due December 5th. Contact Keisha Johnson at [email protected] for more information.

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PAWSITIVE PRAISE

TRES PTA’s Volunteer Recognition Corner

 Two PAWs up for Erica Haycock and our Walking Wednesday volunteers! Thanks for  a great Fall season!  And a big thank you and great job to Marissa Knisley for organizing the delicious food during American Education Week!

 

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HCPSS Emergency Text Messages

November 14, 2014 was registration day to receive emergency text messages related to

snow and other weather-related closings and delays, bus delays and event cancellations.

If you did not reply to the text message that you received form HCPSS, you will continue to receive emergency messaging via email, but you will not receive text messages. Other HCPSS News and regular communications from your designated schools will continue to be transmitted via email.
If you do not receive a text message indicating that you must sign up for emergency text messages, please let us know as follows:

  • Parents/Guardians:  Contact your child’s school to update your phone number in Aspen, the student data management system.
  • Employees/All other subscribers (anyone who is not a parent or guardian): Verify that your cell phone number is entered correctly and update your information here: https://subscriptions.hocoschools.org/verify.php.

Once you update your phone number, you will receive the text message to opt into HCPSS Emergency Text Messages the following business day.
If you have any questions regarding HCPSS News, please email the HCPSS webmaster at [email protected].  You can expect to receive a response within the next 2 business days. Thank you for your patience and continued support as we upgrade this messaging system.

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Common Core Headache? Online help is available!

HCPSS Family Math Support Center

http://hcpssfamilymath.weebly.com/  is a HCPSS website designed to help you gain a better understanding of what your child is learning in math. Each grade has a “SMART” (Student and Family Mathematics Activities Resources and Tools) Page that explains what your child will be learning each quarter, explanations and examples of strategies your child will be using and links to free mobile apps for additional practice.  Note that 4th and 5th grade GT smart pages are coming soon.

Free Online Homework Support!

The Howard County Library System offers a multitude of resources.  Go to  www.hclibrary.org to find free live online tutors (Kindergarten-College, 7 days a week), book report suggestions, math practice exams, science fair ideas and much more.