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Back to School Nights/Orientations – 2021-2022

Parents/guardians will receive details and information from their child’s school. All dates are subject to change. Please check with your child’s school prior to the event to verify the event date and time.

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Elementary Schools

Atholton

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 11:30-12:00, Grades K-2, 12:00 – 12:30, Grades 3-5, 12:30 – 1:00

Back-to-School Nights

  • September 13, GT, 5:30-6:00 p.m., Grades 1-2, 6-7:15 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 5:30-6:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6-7:15 p.m.
  • September 26, RECC & Kindergarten, 6-7:15 p.m.

Bellows Springs

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 5:00 p.m., Meet and Greet with new principal, 6:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Kindergarten and Morning PreK/RECC, 9-9:45 a.m., Afternoon PreK/RECC, 1-1:45 p.m., Grades 1-2, 2-2:45 p.m., Gradees 3-5, 2:45-3:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night (for parents)

  • August 26, RECC/PreK, Morning Students, 5:00 p.m., Afternoon Students, 6:00 p.m., Kindergarten, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • September 1, Grades 1-2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 2, GT, 6:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6:30 p.m.

Bollman Bridge

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 9:00 a.m., Grades 1-5, 2:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Nights

  • August 26, RECC, 6-7:00 p.m.
  • September 13, ESOL, 6-6:30 p.m. Grades K-2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 6-6:30 p.m. Grades 3-5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Bryant Woods

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m, Grades 1-5, 1-1:30 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades 1-2, 1:30-2:15 p.m., Grades 3-5, 2:30-3:15 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3-5, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Bushy Park

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, RECC (Preschool & MINC), 9:30-10:00 a.m.; RECC (Pre-K), 10:30-11:00 a.m., Kindergarten, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Grades 1-5, 1:45-2:30 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Grades 1-5, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 14, RECC and Grades 3-5, 5:45-6:30 p.m., Grades K-2, 7-7:45 p.m.

Centennial Lane

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, Virtual New Student/Family Orientation with Mrs. Albright and Mrs. Lynam, 1:30 p.m., Virtual Kindergarten Family Orientation with the Kindergarten Staff, 2:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2:00-2:40 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6-7:30 p.m., ESOL, 7-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3-5 6:00-7:30 p.m., GT, 7-7:30 p.m.

Clarksville Elementary

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, New Student/Kindergarten Orientation, 10:00-11:15 a.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6-7:00 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3-5, 6-7:00 p.m., GT programs, 7:00 p.m.

Clemens Crossing

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Grades K-1, 11:00 a.m., Grades 2-5, 2:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 31, GT, 6:00 p.m., Grades 4-5, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 1, Grades 2-3, 6:30 p.m
  • September 14, Grades K-1, 6:30 p.m.

Cradlerock

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., New Students, 1:15 to 2:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2:00 to 2:45 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, GT, 5:30-6:00 p.m., Grades PreK-2, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT 5:30-6:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6-7:30 p.m.

Dayton Oaks

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Grades K-5, 1:00-1:45 p.m., RECC, 11 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades RECC, 1-2, GT, 6-7:45 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades K and 3- 5, 6-7:45 p.m.

Deep Run

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 10:00 a.m., Grades 1-5, 1:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 23, Grades PreK-2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3-5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Ducketts Lane

New Student Orientation/Open House

  • August 27, Grades PreK-5, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, K, 5-6:00 p.m., Grade PreK/RECC, 6-7:00 p.m.
  • September 13, GT, 6-6:30 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 1-2, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Elkridge

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Grades K-3, 1-2:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 6:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Forest Ridge

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten/RECC, 10-11:00 a.m., New Student Orientation, 12:15-1:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades 1-2, 1:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 2:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades PreK-2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 6:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Fulton

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Grades 1-5, 11-11:30 a.m.

Open House

  • August 27, RECC-Kindertarten, 10-11:00 a.m., Grades 1-2, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 12:15-12:45 p.m., RECC 4 yr. olds, 1-2:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 14, GT and Related Arts (K-3), 5:30-5:55 p.m., Grades K-3, 6-6:55 p.m.
  • September 17, GT and Related Arts (4-5), 5:30-5:55 p.m. Grades 4-5, 6-6:55 p.m.

Gorman Crossing

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten/RECC, 9-10:00 a.m., New Student Orientation, 12:30 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 1-3:00 p.m. (grades 1 -2 and 3-5 split)

Back-to-School Night

  • August 23 RECC, Grades K and 5, 5:6:00 p.m. virtual, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. in person
  • August 24, Grades 1 and 3, 5-6:00 p.m. virtual, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. in person
  • August 25, Grades 2 and 4, 5-6:00 p.m. virtual, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. in person
  • September 20, GT, 5-6:00 p.m. virtual, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. in person

Guilford

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 10-11 a.m., Grade 1-5, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 6-6:30 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Hammond

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 1:30 p.m., new family, 1:30 p.m., (Open house immediately to immediately follow)

Open House

  • August 27, Grades 1-5, 2:45-3:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-1, 6-6:45 p.m., Grades 2-3, 7-7:45 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 6-6:30 p.m., GT Math (grades 4-5), 6:30-7:00 p.m., Grades 4-5, 6-6:45 p.m.

Hanover Hills

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 10-11 a.m., Grades 1-5, 1-1:45 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Related Arts, 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., Grades 1-3, 2:00-2:30 p.m., Grades 4-5, 2:30-3:00 p.m.
  • September 1, AM MINCPS/AM Preschool/MINCPK, 10-10:30 a.m., PM MINCPS/PM PreK, 11-11:30 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6-7:00 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3-5, 6-7:00 p.m.

Hollifield Station

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, New Student Orientation, 9:30 a.m., Kindergarten, 10-11:00 a.m., Grades 1-2, 11:00 a.m., Grades 3-5, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, Grade K, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 13, Grades 1-2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, Grades 3-5, 6-7:30 p.m.

Ilchester

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 12:45 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades K-5, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6-7:00 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, Grades 3-5, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Jeffers Hill

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, New Student Orientation, 11:00 -11:45 a.m., Grades K-2, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Grades 3-5, 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 14, GT, 5:30 p.m , Session 1: Grades 1-5, 6–6:45 p.m. Session 2: Grades 1-5, 6:45-7:30 p.m.

Laurel Woods

New Student Meet and Greet (note: new student orientations will take place during Back-to-School events)

  • August 16, 3:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 25, Grades 1-3, 5-7:30 p.m.
  • August 26, Grades 4-5 and GT, 5-7:30 p.m.
  • August 27, RECC and Grade K, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Lisbon

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 25, Grades 1-2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • August 26, Grades 3-5, 6:30 -7:30 p.m.
  • August 27, Grade K, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Longfellow

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, RECC, PreK, & Kindergarten, 11:00 a.m., Grades 1-2, 12:15 -1:15 p.m., Grades 3-5, 1:30 pm -2:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3-5, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Manor Woods

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 2-2:30 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2:45-3:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 24, Grades K-2, Band and Orchestra, 5:30-7:15 p.m.
  • August 26, Grades 3-5 and GT, 5:30-7:45 p.m.

Northfield

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Grades K-2, 9:00-9:45 a.m., Grades 1-5, 10-10:30 a.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades K-2, 9-9:45 a.m., Related Arts, 9:45-10:30 a.m., Grades 3-5, 10:45- 11:30 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 25, Grade K, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • September 13- Grades 1-2, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • September 14, GT and Grades 3-5, 6:15-8:00 p.m.

Phelps Luck

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 1:30-2:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2-3:00 p.m. (all grades)

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, Grade K, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 13, Grades 1-2, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3-4, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 20, Grade 5 and GT, 6:30 p.m.

Pointers Run

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, RECC am classes/Pre-K am classes, 11:30 a.m., RECC pm classes/Pre-K pm classes, 1:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades K-1, 1:00 p.m., Grades 2-3, 2:00 p.m., Grades 4-5, 2:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, RECC, 5:30 p.m., Grade K, 6:00 p.m.
  • September 13, Grade 1, 5:30 p.m., Grades 2-3, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 5:30 p.m., Grades 4-5, 6:30 p.m.

Rockburn

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 9:30-10:00 a.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 10:15-11:15 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 25, Grade K orientation/class visit, 1:00 p.m.
  • September 13, Grades 1-3, 6:00 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, Grades 4-5, 6:00 p.m.

Running Brook

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, RECC: 9-10:00 a.m., Kindergarten, 10-11:00 a.m., Grades 1-5, 1-2:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, GT, Grades K-2, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, Grades 3-5, 6-7:30 p.m.

St. John’s

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten Welcome Orientation/Open House, 10-11:30 a.m., Grades 1-5, 1:00-1:45 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades 1-5, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 5:30 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6-7:30 p.m.

Stevens Forest

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades PreK-2, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 5:30 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6-7:30 p.m.

Swansfield

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten Orientation/Back to School Presentation, 1-2:00 p.m., Grades 1-5, 1:30-2:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades K-5, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 1, GT (CEUs & Seminar Info), 5-5:30 p.m. In-Person/Virtual, Grades 1-2, 5:30-6:15 p.m. in-person, 6:30-7:15 p.m. virtual, Grades 3-5, 5:30-6:15 p.m. virtual, 6:30-7:15 p.m. in-person

Talbott Springs

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 10-11:00 a.m., Grades 1-5, 1:30-2:00 p.m, Grades 1-5, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 14, GT, 5-5:30 p.m., Grades 1-3, 5:45- 6:45 p.m., Grades 4-5, 7-8:00 p.m.

Thunder Hill

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 1:15-2:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT, 6:00 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6:30 p.m.

Triadelphia Ridge

New Student Orientation
  • August 27, 9-10:15 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 25, Grade K, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 13, Grades 1-3, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT andGrades 4-5, 6:30 p.m.

Veterans

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Grades 1-5, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 1, Grades K-1, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 13, Grades 2 and 4, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3 and 5, 6:30 p.m.

Waterloo

New Student Orientation
  • August 27, 12:45 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 25, Grade K, 6-7:00 p.m.
  • September 13, Grades 1-2, 6:15-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 3-4, 6:15-7:30 p.m.

Waverly

Open House

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 10-11 a.m., Grade 1, 1:00-1:30 p.m., Grade 2, 1:30-2:00 p.m., Grade 3, 2-2:30 p.m., Grade 4, 2:30-3:00 p.m., Grade 5, 3-3:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 25, Grades K-1, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 13, Grades 2-3, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 4-5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

West Friendship

New Student and Kindergarten Orientation

  • August 27, 1-2:00 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades 1-5, 2-3:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-1, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, Grades 2-3, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • September 20, GT, 5:30-6:00 p.m., Grades 4-5, 6-7:30 p.m.

Worthington

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, Kindergarten, 10-11:00 a.m., Grades 1-5, 1-1:45 p.m.

Open House

  • August 27, Grades 1-3, 2-2:30 p.m., Grades 4-5, 2:30-3:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 1, AM MINCPS/AM Preschool/MINCPK, 10-10:30 a.m., PM MINCPS/PM PreK, 11:00-11:30 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 13, Grades K-2, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • September 14, GT 6:00-6:30 p.m., Grades 3-5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Middle Schools

Bonnie Branch

New Student Orientation
  • Thursday, August 26, 12:45 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 7:00 p.m.

Burleigh Manor

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, Grades 7-8, 1:00 p.m., Grade 6, 2:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 8, 6:00 p.m.

Clarksville

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Dunloggin

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Elkridge Landing

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Ellicott Mills

New Student Orientation

  • August 26
    • 7th grade, 11:30 a.m.
    • 6th grade, 1 p.m.
    • 8th grade, 2:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 8, 6:00 p.m.

Folly Quarter

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 8, 6:00 p.m.

Glenwood

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Hammond

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Harper’s Choice

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Lake Elkhorn

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 8, 6:00

Lime Kiln

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Mayfield Woods

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, GT Program, 5:30 Back to School Night, 6:00 p.m.

Mount View

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Murray Hill

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, GT Program, 5:45 p.m. Back to School Night, 6:30 p.m.

Oakland Mills

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:30 p.m.

Patapsco

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:00 p.m.

Patuxent Valley

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:30 p.m.

Thomas Viaduct

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:30 p.m.

Wilde Lake

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 9, 6:30 p.m.

High Schools

Atholton

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 9-11:00 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 2, 6:30 p.m.

Centennial

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 8-11:00 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, 6:00 p.m.

Glenelg

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, 6:00 p.m.

Hammond

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 9-11:00 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 2, 6:00 p.m.

Howard

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 9-11:00 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, 6:00 p.m.

Long Reach

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 9-11:30 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 31, 6:00 p.m.

Marriotts Ridge

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 2, 6:30 p.m.

Mt. Hebron

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, 6:00 p.m.

Oakland Mills

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 9-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 1, 6:30 p.m.

Reservoir

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 8-11 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 2, 6:00 p.m.

River Hill

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, 6:30 p.m.

Wilde Lake

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 9-11:30 a.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 2, 6:00 p.m.

Education Centers

ARL

Back-to-School Night

  • September 23, 6:30 p.m.

Homewood

New Student Orientation

  • August 26, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • September 22, 6-8:00 p.m.

Cedar Lane

New Student Orientation

  • August 27, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Back-to-School Night

  • August 26, 6:30 p.m.