Talbot County Public Schools

Superintendent's Update | October 8, 2021 | #7

Upcoming Dates

September 15- October 15: National Hispanic Heritage Month

October 13: FARMS Applications Due for Gift Card Drawing

October 15: FARMS Gift Card Winners Announced

October 20: Board of Education Meeting

October 26: Second Dose Vaccine Clinics EMS & EHS (See below for details.)

October 27: Second Dose Vaccine Clinic SMMHS (First doses will also be available. See below for details.)

Superintendent's Update 10-7-21
Actualización del superintendente 10-8-21

National Principals Month

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Easton High School Homecoming Pep Rally!

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Choptank Community Health Will Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at Easton Middle, Easton High and St. Michaels Middle High

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Choptank Community Health will hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Easton Middle, Easton High and St. Michaels Middle High during the week of October 4th. The Pfizer vaccine will be available for TCPS students age 12 and older.

To schedule an appointment for a vaccine, please call the TCPS Human Resources Office at (410) 822-0330.

Second dose clinics (first doses will also be available):

Easton Middle - Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Easton High - Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

St. Michaels Middle High - Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Families must complete the registration and vaccine consent forms, which are attached to this email, and will be available in the school nurse’s office. Students may turn the forms into the school nurse’s office or bring them to the clinic at their appointment time.

More information about the Pfizer vaccine can be found here.

https://www.fda.gov/media/144414/download Pfizer Vaccine Info English

https://www.fda.gov/media/144625/download Pfizer Vaccine Info Spanish


Talbot County philanthropists have partnered with Talbot County Economic Development and Mid-Shore Community Foundation to offer a $50 gift card to any Talbot County Public School student aged 12 - 18 who is fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

The gift cards may be used at participating local businesses and will be available for pick up at the second dose clinics on October 26th and 27th for students receiving second doses at that time.

Students who are already fully vaccinated may bring proof of vaccination and pick up their cards during the second dose clinics on October 26th and 27th.


Please fill out the 2021-22 Free & Reduced Meal Form. While all students will receive a free breakfast and lunch during the 2021-22 school year, qualifying families are eligible for additional programs and benefits.

Please click the links below to fill out the online application and be entered in a drawing to win a $75 or $150 grocery store gift card!

Gift Cards will be awarded at all TCPS schools. All applications are eligible to win regardless of Free/Reduced/Paid status. If you have already submitted a 2021 FARMS Application, you have been entered for the drawing.

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Do you need help with Internet Access for your student(s)?

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Families who live in the Easton Utilities service area AND qualify for Free and Reduced Meals may apply for a special FREE program sponsored by Easton Utilities, TCPS and the TCPS Education Foundation. Apply by filling out this: form:


The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:

  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

For more information about the Emergency Broadband Benefit and to find out if you qualify check the website: https://getemergencybroadband.org/do-i-qualify/.


COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics are every Wednesday from 12 PM to 6 PM

At the Talbot County Health Department

100 S Hanson St.

Easton, MD 21601

Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson available at every clinic


Please call 410-819-5641 for assistance


COVID-19 Testing: Monday -Friday from 9 AM to 2:30 PM

Talbot Business Center

900 Glebe Rd

Easton, MD 21601

Appointments Required

Call: 410-819-5632 to Schedule

Bring your card if you have Health Insurance

Drive-up and stay in your car.

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Are you experiencing any challenges as we get back in the routine of school? TCPS can help!


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MD Families: You may be eligible for Child Tax Credit & stimulus payments!
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