City Schools CONNECT April 11, 2023
April 11, 2023
April 11, 2023
- Latest News
- Good News!
- Under Armour Student-Athletes of April
- Student Edition: Family and Community Board Forum
- Spring Board Budget Session
- Feedback on Student Organizations Policy
- Summer Learning
- Pre-K and Kindergarten registration
- Save the Date: Let's Get HYPED
- 2nd Annual Chromebook Wallpaper Design Contest
- City Schools 2023 family survey
- School Police survey
- Special Education Parent Involvement Survey
- Progress Report - It’s a Phenomenon! Inquiry-based learning in science classes
- Upcoming Events and Dates
📸 Courtesy of Yorkwood Elementary School
Amazing things are happening in City Schools every day...
Congratulations to Under Armour's Student-Athletes of April
Do you know a student-athlete that shows exceptional leadership on the field as a teammate and in the classroom? Each month, one male and one female athlete will be recognized with this distinct honor of being named Under Armour's Student-Athlete of the Month!
Student Edition: Family and Community Board Forum
The Board of School Commissioners invites students to the Family and Community Board Forum, an in-person and virtual conversation between the Commissioners and City Schools' students! Join the Commissioners on Wednesday, April 19 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. to share your thoughts and learn how the Board supports City Schools, students, staff and families.
This Board Forum is for students only, and will be held in person at the City Schools District Office (200 E. North Avenue) and virtually (Zoom link available after registration). Click the button below to register.
Spring Board Budget Forum
Join the Board of School Commissioners on Tuesday, April 18 from 6 - 7 p.m. to hear information on the district’s budget process for the upcoming year and provide feedback and input on the process and budget priorities. The forum will be held virtually; click the button below to join in!
Feedback on Student Organizations Policy
City Schools is revising the current Student Organizations policy (Policy JJA) to create a foundation for equitable, accessible, and thriving student organizations, and provide guidance for student government associations and students’ rights and responsibilities.
What do you think of your school's current student organizations? What would you like to see changed in the future? City Schools wants your feedback! Click the button below to take the survey before the deadline April 30.
Now's a great time to start planning for summer learning! Check out our Summer Program Directory, which lists all the different programs City Schools will be offering this summer. Registration will begin on April 17 and will require an Infinite Campus profile.
For help with Infinite Campus, please visit baltimorecityschools.org/campus-portal
Some schools may offer their own summer programs that are not listed in the directory. Those schools will share information with families directly.
Pre-K and Kindergarten registration
Do you know a little one turning four or five by September 1? It's time to get them ready for school!
Enrollment for kindergarten and priority 1 pre-K students opens on April 17. Learn about priority placements for pre-k, see a list of documents you'll need to enroll, and find your zoned school on our website.
Save the Date - Let's Get HYPED
Get ready to join City Schools' Office of College and Career Readiness on Saturday, April 29 for Let's Get HYPED! This FREE event will offer resources to help City Schools' students and families prepare for college and career planning. Come ready for lots of resources, entertainment, panel discussions, workshops and more! Stay tuned for more details to come.
2nd Annual Chromebook Wallpaper Design Contest
Calling all student designers! City Schools is having the 2nd annual Chromebook Wallpaper Design Contest. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to submit their designs by April 21. The winning designs will be the new Chromebook background for the 2023-24 school year!
School Police survey
City Schools Police wants to hear from students in grades 6 - 12. How can they better support school communities and keep students and staff safe? Please take the short survey, open now through April 21.
The survey is only for students at schools that have a permanent assigned school police officer. If your school is not named among the schools on the survey, no response is needed.
Special Education Parent Involvement survey
For families with students who are receiving special education or related services: The Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey is now open through May 19. Your voice can make a difference for your child and children across the state of Maryland.
In April we celebrate...
- 11: Public Board Meeting - 5 p.m.
- 12 - 14: Observance days: modified after-school activities, no testing may occur
- 18: Operations Committee meeting - 10:30 a.m.
- 18: Policy Committee meeting - 4 p.m.
- 18: Spring Board Budget Session - 6 p.m.
- 20: PCAB meeting - 6:30 p.m.
- 21: Professional Development day - schools closed
- 25: Public Board Meeting - 5 p.m.
- 29: Family Farm Hours - 10 a.m.
- 29: Let's Get HYPED - 10 a.m.
Find more information for...
Complaints/ Concerns: 410-545-1870
Special Education Parent Response Unit: 443-984-1561