Argyle Weekly Message

September 9th - Weekly Message

Argyle MS 2020 - 2021SY Student Welcome Video

SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 7 - 11

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Argyle Back to School Night

Wednesday, September 9th, Argyle Magnet will host our Virtual Back to School Night.

The agenda for the evening is listed below:

6:00 Family Life Informational Meeting

6:30 Welcome by the Principal

7:00 Grade-level meetings with admin, counselors and team leaders

7:30 Parents’ Virtual Visits

(Virtual visits through teachers’ pre-recorded messages.)



The links for the evening will be accessible through Canvas/myMCPS Classroom, BackToSchool.argylems.org and will be posted on our school website. We look forward to sharing more about our plans for the school year!

Live Virtual Lesson Absence Form

Parents or guardians should use the live virtual lesson absence form to document excused absences from live virtual lessons. The form must be completed for each day of absence from a live virtual lesson. Please check your email to access the form.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfI682JHZy_aI1i9t1CigBdDsj6K48bIjxzMeuJ-QTu-Qw-WA/viewform?entry.255371218=Argyle+MS


If you have any questions or need to send the school a doctor's note please email Argyle's attendance secretary at Marisol_Ferreras@mcpsmd.org

COUNSELOR VIRTUAL OFFICE HOUR

Counselors are available to meet with students during their virtual office hours. Just click on the zoom during office hours and they'll be there to chat. If you can't make it to their office hour, but need help you can always email them.

All Counselors are available:

Monday: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Tuesday: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Thursday: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Friday: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm


6th Grade Counselor: Ms. Hardy

Email: Nichole_Hardy@mcpsmd.org

Virtual Link: Zoom Link Meeting ID: 98859484418 Password: ams (case sensitive)


7th Grade Counselor: Mr. Lilja

Email: Matthew_J_Lilja@mcpsmd.org

Virtual Link: Zoom Link Meeting ID: 3109498714 Password: ams (case sensitive)


8th Grade Counselor: Ms. Tran

Email: Lisa_L_Tran@mcpsmd.org

Virtual Link: Zoom Link Meeting ID: 94470598938 Password: ams (case sensitive)


ELL/ESOL Counselor: Ms. Judd

Email: Nicole_R_Judd@mcpsmd.org

Virtual Link: Zoom Link Meeting ID: 93054529038 Password: ams (case sensitive)

Lunch Zooms in the Virtual Media Center

This week there will be Lunch Zooms in the Virtual Media Center from 11:30-12 noon. Tuesday is for 8th grade, Wednesday for 7th, Thursday for 6th, and Friday is open for everyone and we'll have separate breakout rooms for Spanish, French, and Portuguese speakers. The zoom link can be found by going to the Argyle MS course and clicking on the Virtual Media Center on the home page.


Zoom Link:

https://mcpsmd.zoom.us/j/94602699139?pwd=cEpDSUJQdU9TdnI0ZnJocUVud1Fndz09


Meeting ID: 946 0269 9139

Security Passcode: ams

PTSA What's App Discussion Boards

Join by clicking below ...

English (ArgylePTSA.en) - https://chat.whatsapp.com/GKxLzQJTsRlDFcQJucjHRR

Spanish (ArgylePTSA.sp) - https://chat.whatsapp.com/L09ZMqTqU7QB40yvOauSBl

Vietnamese (ArgylePTSA.vi) - https://chat.whatsapp.com/CrhAwrYGRx81FOVnS0uno7

Portuguese (ArgylePTSA.pt) - https://chat.whatsapp.com/DELA314K2hC0e5wFOSIQrr

Meal Services - MCPS

Monday, August 31st, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced an extension to the Summer Food Service Program to allow service through Dec 31 or until funds run out.


What does this mean to MCPS (Argyle MS) and our families?

  • Meals will be provided to any youth under age 18, enrolled or not, at no charge in any area of the county. FARMS status is not a criteria.
  • Distribution will continue at Argyle and the other 73 schools sites
  • Parents/Guardians will be able to pick up meals for their youth for multiple meals/days.


Argyle Meal Distribution Hours:


  • Meals will be served from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (Double Meal), and Friday (No Meal Service on Thursday)

Device and Materials Pick-up Dates

6th grade iPad Exchange and Material Pick-up:

  • Wednesday, September 16 - 9 am - 3 pm (Lunch Break from 11:30 - 12:30)
  • Thursday, September 17 - 11 am - 1 pm

7th Grade Material Pick-up:

  • Wednesday, September 23 - 9 am - 11:30 am

8th Grade Material Pick-up:

  • Wednesday, September 23 - 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Any grade makeup-pick up - 7th and 8th Grade

Important Dates

Sept. 9 - Virtual Back to School Night (LINK)
Sept. 16 - 6th Grade: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Lunch Break from 11:30 - 12:30)

Sept. 17 - 6th Grade Makeup Day: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sept. 23 - 7th Grade: 9 am - 11:30 am

Sept. 23 - 8th grade: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Sept. 24 - Any grade makeup-pick up - 7th and 8th Grade

Argyle Magnet Middle School

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