Talbot County Public Schools
Superintendent's Update | October 22, 2021 | #9
October: National Principals Month
October 23-31: Red Ribbon Week (The nation's largest and longest-running drug-use prevention campaign)
October 26: Vaccine Clinics EMS & EHS (See below for details.)
October 27: Vaccine Clinic SMMHS (First doses will also be available. See below for details.)
October 29: Early Dismissal
November 10: Early Dismissal
November 11 & 12: No School for Students (Waterfowl Festival)
November 15: State of the County Presentation, EES 6 PM
November 15-19: American Education Week
November 17: Board of Education Meeting
November 19: Education Foundation's Mission Possible Virtual Event
ST. MICHAELS MIDDLE HIGH HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK! GO SAINTS!
OCTOBER 20TH BOARD MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
Click to view the Board Meeting Video, Agenda, and Supporting Documents
TCPS FY21 Annual Report
MSDE Approves TCPS ESSER III Grant
MSDE Approves TCPS 2021-22 Re-Opening Plan
The TCPS Reopening Plan was approved by MSDE. The plan is a working document that is based on the latest CDC guidelines for schools, and will be updated as needed.
Giant Food Teacher of the Month!
National Principals Month
WE NEED ALL FAMILIES TO COMPLETE THE FREE AND REDUCED MEAL APPLICATION
Choptank Community Health Will Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at Easton Middle, Easton High and St. Michaels Middle High
Choptank Community Health will hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Easton Middle, Easton High. The Pfizer vaccine will be available for TCPS students age 12 and older.
To schedule an appointment for a vaccine, please call the TCPS Human Resources Office at (410) 822-0330.
First and second doses will be available:
Easton Middle - Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Easton High - Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
St. Michaels Middle High - Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Families must complete the registration and vaccine consent forms, which are attached to this email, and will be available in the school nurse’s office. Students may turn the forms into the school nurse’s office or bring them to the clinic at their appointment time.
More information about the Pfizer vaccine can be found here.
https://www.fda.gov/media/144414/download Pfizer Vaccine Info English
https://www.fda.gov/media/144625/download Pfizer Vaccine Info Spanish
GIFT CARD DETAILS:
Talbot County philanthropists have partnered with Talbot County Economic Development and Mid-Shore Community Foundation to offer a $50 gift card to any Talbot County Public School student aged 12 - 18 who is fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
The gift cards may be used at participating local businesses and will be available for pick up at the second dose clinics on October 26th and 27th for students receiving second doses at that time.
Students who are already fully vaccinated may bring proof of vaccination and pick up their cards during the second dose clinics on October 26th and 27th.
TCPS JOB OPENINGS!
Do you need help with Internet Access for your student(s)?
Families who live in the Easton Utilities service area AND qualify for Free and Reduced Meals may apply for a special FREE program sponsored by Easton Utilities, TCPS and the TCPS Education Foundation. Apply by filling out this: form:
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:
- Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
- Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
- A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)
For more information about the Emergency Broadband Benefit and to find out if you qualify check the website: https://getemergencybroadband.org/do-i-qualify/.
TALBOT COUNTY COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics are every Wednesday from 10 AM to 6 PM
102 S Marlboro Ave
Easton, MD 21601
Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson available! 1st, 2nd, 3rd and booster doses given every day!
WALK INS ARE WELCOME
Please call 410-819-5641 for assistance
COVID-19 Testing: Monday -Friday from 9 AM to 2:30 PM
Talbot Business Center
900 Glebe Rd
Easton, MD 21601
Call: 410-819-5632 to Schedule
Bring your card if you have Health Insurance
Drive-up and stay in your car.