Parkland Magnet Middle School

Sunday Message - December 5, 2021

Monday is an ODD day

We will have Activity Buses on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week.

Teachers will be completing interims this week so we encourage all students and families to check their grades in Synergy and complete any missing assignments and retake any assessments.

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Boys and Girls Basketball Tryouts Begin this Tuesday After School!

Students must register through Synergy and must upload their vaccination and physical by Monday night. Please see the Parkland Newsletter for more information.

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We Have Two Wonderful School Winter Events Coming Soon

1. Parkland Players Drama Department proudly presents their fall musical production of Newsies! The show dates are Thursday, December 16th and Friday, December 17th. Show time is 7 pm. Pre-sale tickets will be sold during the lunches between Mon. 12/6 - Thurs. 12/16 for $8/person. At the door, tickets will be $10/person.

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2. The Winter Music Concert will be on Tuesday, December 21st at 7:00 PM in the gymnasium. Musicians should arrive at 6:00 PM and ONLY immediate family members are welcome to attend this event.

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Congratulations to Parkland's Two FTC Robotics Teams

"The team that shall not be named" and "the magic school bot" competed against some amazing teams and learned a ton for our next competition in February.

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MCPS Health & Safety

Montgomery County Public Schools is posting student report cards for the first marking period in ParentVue beginning today. Some students across the school district who experienced quarantine and virtual learning days are seeing those days marked as absences. This is an error and all affected student accounts will be fixed in the coming days.

Once this issue has been corrected and any absences reported in error are recalculated, new report cards will be generated. Staff is working to complete this work as quickly as possible.

We apologize for this error and any confusion it may have caused. If you have questions or see incorrectly reported absences in your child’s report card in the coming days, please contact your teacher or a school administrator.

For more information about grading and reporting, visit this website.

Elementary Report Card Information

Middle and High School Report Card Information

MCPS New Quarantine Information

Please click here for more information.

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Covid Vaccinations for 6th Grade Students

Please click here for more information

COVID-19 Testing Will Help Reduce Quarantine and Keep Students and Staff Safe

One significant mitigation tactic MCPS is using is random COVID-19 screening tests and rapid testing across grades. MCPS, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Health, is offering COVID tests to students at no cost. Testing requires parent permission; one form provides consent for both tests.

Screening Testing: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends random asymptomatic COVID-19 testing because it detects and can limit the spread of the virus, even in the absence of visible symptoms.

Rapid Testing: Staff from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will determine whether a COVID-19 rapid test should be administered when a student presents to a health room with potential COVID-19 symptoms.

Parents/guardians only need to fill out one form to provide consent for both types of tests.

Link to consent form

More information

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Message from PTSA

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Parkland PTSA Apparel Store

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Marketplace is a one-stop shop to order easy-to-make meals, desserts, coffee and so much more from several businesses delivered straight to your door.

Please click this link to our own website and watch the 2 minute video to learn more. Every order you make will help support our PTSA and the more we order, the more profit we get to keep.

December’s bonus profit comes from The Cookie Shop featuring Famous 4th Street Cookie Company! Their cookies are freshly made daily at the world-famous Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, PA. They use all natural ingredients and the dough arrives to your door so all you have to do is scoop and bake! So, check them out and know you'll be helping support Parkland’s PTSA a little extra from those shops. If you want to make your holidays a little easier, check out What A Crock, for their side dishes, soups and awesome dips to feed those extra guests! Be sure to share this link with your family and friends so they can order too. Remember, you can mix and match items from any of the stores and if you’re just curious to sample an item or two, go in on an order with friends so you can get the free shipping.

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