FACEtime Newsletter, Home Edition 8/9/2021
We want to hear from you! If there is a topic you'd like us to highlight, please send your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org!
From Sunday, Aug. 15 through Sunday, Aug. 29, Team BCPS stakeholders are asked to post photos on social media using hashtag #Back2BCPS and include messages about their favorite BCPS classes, schools, teachers, field trips, and more. Photos also can be emailed to email@example.com.
Need help registering your child?
Parents/caregivers can submit an online application through the Focus Parent Portal. Learn more about using the Focus Parent Portal by viewing an informational video. The password for the video is “Baltimore.”
After entering information online, parents/caregivers will be contacted by their child’s school to finalize enrollment. Additional assistance is available by emailing RegistrationHelp@bcps.org or contacting a school.
Family College Night - Fall 2021
Dive into Summer Reading
Click on the link below to check out the reading list for Weeks 5 - 7!
Summer Learning Hike Is Back
To access the SLH platforms, use student login at myapps.microsoft.com.
- Students entering Grades 1 – 5: Raz-Plus (reading) and First in Math
- Students entering Grades 6 – 12: Apex Tutorials (reading and math)
If you or your child need assistance, teachers will be available for help on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. To meet with teachers for assistance head to Google Meets using the student login and sing in with Meets Code: slhbcps
- 9 – 11:30 am: Students entering Grades 1 – 5
- 12:30 – 3 pm: Students entering Grades 6 – 12
ESOL Classes - CCBC Fall 2021
Teen Summer Bash in the Courtyard
Join us outside the Towson branch to challenge library staff at giant Connect 4, yard bowling, craft competitions and more! Snacks provided, while supplies last.
Friday, August 13, 2021
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Story Time at Northwest Regional Park
Join librarians from the Owings Mills Branch at Northwest Regional Park to enjoy stories, songs and rhymes at this outdoor story time for the whole family. First come, first served with limited space for your blankets and chairs. In the event of adverse weather, this program may be cancelled.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
10:00 - 10:30 AM
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Need Help Paying for Child Care?
The Child Care Scholarship (CCS) (formerly known as Child Care Subsidy) Program provides financial assistance with childcare costs to eligible working families in Maryland. The program is managed through a centralized vendor -- Child Care Subsidy Central (CCS Central). Click here for more information.
Special Education Resource Center
For more information or to join their newsletter list, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is Parent University
Parent University is offered through the BCPS Office of Family and Community Engagement, which we affectionately call FACE! We provide tools and resources to BPCS families to support learning at home. In the past, before social-distancing, one of the ways we offered these resources was through in-person workshops hosted by community members and schools. We also have a large collection of online resources that are available as we navigate through this incredibly unique time in our lives. We hope you enjoy what we have to share.