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Week of October 8, 2018


This Week at MBMS

Monday, October 8: Two Hour Early Dismissal

Wednesday, October 10: 8th Grade Mt. Vernon Field Trip

Thursday, October 11: Genevieve Fundraiser Ends

Looking Ahead

Monday, October 15: MBMS Flu Clinic

Tuesday, October 16: Interims Distributed

Friday, October 19: Two Hour Early Dismissal

SMCPS 2018-2019 School Calendar

Press for the monthly calendar of important SMCPS dates.

News from the Nurse

8th Grade Parents:

The vision and hearing screenings of all 8th grade students will begin during the month of October. All students will be given a letter to bring home indicating the results of the screening (pass or not passed). Any questions please contacts the school nurses at :

301-884- 8937 ext 37107 or ext 37106. The nurses can also be contacted via email at or

Attention: 8th Grade Parents

Tryouts for high school sports (incoming freshman) next Fall start August 14, 2019. Please be aware of this date to avoid making vacation reservations that would prevent your child(ren) from participating.

Parent Support Workshops

A Conscious Discipline Parent workshop titled "From Chaos to Calm" will be held on Thursday, October 11 from 5:30-6:45 at the Lexington Park Library. All are welcome.

Genevieve Fundraiser

The Genevieve's fundraiser ends on Thursday, October 11! The top seller will receive a prize and students who sell ten or more items will be invited to an ice cream social catered by Sweet Frog!

The Flu Clinic is Coming To MBMS on October 15!

If you want your child to be vaccinated, please:

1. Complete the consent form online at OR fill out every section of the attached Consent Form. If you fill out the paper consent, write neatly and use ink. Only fill out the hard copy consent or the online consent. Do NOT fill out both.

2. Use your insurance card to fill out your insurance information accurately. Your insurance company will be billed. There is no co-pay or deductible. You will NOT be charged by us or your insurance company.

3. Read the Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) and talk to your health care provider or the school nurse about any questions you have.

4. Return the consent form no later than October 5, 2018.

To complete the consent form online, go to:

Student Handbook and Student Code of Conduct

Please take a few minutes to review the SMCPS Student Handbook and Student Code of Conduct presentation. This presentation will also be shared with students.