Saturday Math Academy
The Howard County Public School System’s BSAP Saturday Math Academy (BSAP-SMA) has been in existence since 1992. The “Academy” is a result of collaboration between HCPSS and parents and developed as a response to parental requests for opportunities to network with other parents while also learning instructional mathematical strategies to support their children at home. Today’s delivery model serves as an extension of its earlier model. BSAP-SMA is designed to accelerate academic achievement for all students. When registering students for the program, parents identify achievement goals.
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BSAP Saturday Math Academy 2017 Spring Session
- Oakland Mills High School
- 9410 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia 21045
Dates for 2017
- Registration – January 21
- Instruction – February 25, March 4, March 11, March 18, March 25
- 25 Year Celebration – April 1
- Chess – April 22
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can register for HCPSS-BSAP SMA?
Students must be in grades 3 -12 to be registered in the program. If you are registering more than one student, you will need to complete and submit a registration form and make payment for each student. Students must be registered for the same grade or math instructional level they are currently taking in school.
How do I register my child for BSAP-SMA?
- The registration link will be live on January 21, 2017
You can access the online registration link from your electronic device or register on-site at Oakland Mills High School, Media Center on January 21, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration will close at 12:00 p.m. or when the class capacity has been reached. On-site payments can be made at Oakland Mills High School Cafeteria from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on the same day. On-line payments can be made until 11:59 p.m. All payments must be made on January 21, 2017. Failure to pay for registration on January 21, 2017 will forfeit your child’s place in the class and they will be added to the waiting list.
How will I know if my registration is complete?
Click the SUBMIT button at the end of the form to complete registration. A confirmation window will appear. If you do not click the SUBMIT button, you will not receive confirmation. The entire form must be completed and submitted in order to properly register your child.
How can I access the Waiting List?
There is an online waiting list posted during registration on the BSAP website. Classes will close once capacity is reached. If the grade or math level you wish to register does not appear, then the grade or math level has been filled. You can access this list using your electronic device.
How will I make payment and complete registration?
(Note: PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE)
On-line Payments – Payments can be made using Visa or MasterCard only via On-line Student Payment (OSP). The registration fee is $70 and must be paid on January 21, 2017. On-line payments can be posted until 11:59 p.m. on January 21, 2017. There will be a 4% processing fee for on-line payments. Once you have completed your payment, you will receive a receipt. Failure to submit payment will forfeit your child’s space in the class and your child will be added to the waiting list. A copy of your child’s report card, IEP or 504 if applicable, and Food and Nutrition Services form must be emailed, mailed or brought into the BSAP Office by February 10, 2017.
Walk-in Payments – ALL payments must be received on January 21, 2017 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Oakland Mills High School (OMHS), 9410 Kilimanjaro Rd, Columbia, MD, on January 21, 2017. Failure to submit payment will forfeit your child’s space in the class and your child will be added to the waiting list. A copy of your child’s report card, IEP or 504 and Food Services and Nutrition form can be submitted at this time as well.
Cash, Check, Money Orders and Visa or Mastercard only are accepted. Checks are made payable to HCPSS-BSAP-SMA. Your student’s name must be added on the memo section of the check.
Can I mail in my payment?
Payments cannot be mailed in. All walk-in payments must be submitted on January 21, 2017, between 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Oakland Mills High School Cafeteria. All on-line payments must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Failure to pay for registration on January 21, 2017 forfeits your child’s place in the class and they will be added to the waiting list.
Please contact the BSAP Office with any additional questions, Gloria Harriston at Gloria_Harriston@hcpss.org, 410-313-1598.
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