RBES Newsletter - Friday, February 1, 2019

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Friday, February 1, 2019



4th           MAP Testing – 1st Grade ELA

5th           Schools Closed – Professional Learning Day
                7pm - PTA Meeting

6th            MAP Testing – 1st Grade Math
                 3rd Grade Field Trip to Vantage House
                Parent Workshop – Discipline & Communication

7th           MAP Testing – 2nd Grade ELA
                Library Night at the Central Library
                2nd Quarter Report Cards Sent Home

8th           2nd Quarter Awards Assemblies
               5th Grade Field Trip to Walters Art Gallery
                MAP Testing – 2nd Grade Math

14th         Early Dismissal – School closes at 12:50 pm
                Parent/Teacher Conferences

15th         Early Dismissal – School closes at 12:50 pm
               Parent/Teacher Conferences

18th         Schools Closed – President’s Day

26th         7pm – PTA Meeting

27th         Prekindergarten Field Trip to Baltimore Aquarium



RBES Yearbooks on Sale Now!

The yearbook is now accepting preorders. A paper flier has been sent home and a copy is available in the office. Online orders are being accepted as well. Attached is the Yearbook Order Form with pricing and click the link below for online ordering.
Order Here: https://rbes.picaboo.com/


RBES Library Night

Join us February 7th, 6:30-8:00 at Central Library! A night for families who are new to the area (this year or last year) to come explore the many resources that our local library has to offer for both students and parents. Please contact Ms. Brower with any questions karen_brower@hcpss.org


Attendance Notes

If your student is absent from school a note must be received in the front office within 48 hours. If a note is not received the absence will remain unexcused. Absence notes can be sent to the school via email. The email address is rbesabsence@hcpss.org


Registration and Information – (K-9) Summer Institute

Online registration opens on February 6 at 6:00 p.m. and remain open through Thursday, February 22nd at 6:00 p.m. Parents will also be able to complete a registration application in person at the Homewood Center on February 6 from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

  • Dates: July 1–July 26
  • Times: 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Tuition: $650  (Tuition Reduction and Scholarships available)


  • Clarksville Elementary School: Students entering grades K–4
  • River Hill High School: Students entering grades 5-9

Before and After Care available for additional cost.
Registration this year is a 2-step process

  1. Complete the application form below. The application is a single page that asks for basic contact information and student names and grades. You may use a single form to complete an application for up to 5 students.
  2. Parents will be contacted by email in the order in which applications were completed with a link to the registration form and a unique ID number. If your student is ineligible to enroll, you will be contacted and next steps for eligibility will be discussed. Reasons for ineligibility include outstanding balances, or incorrect age or grade level for a program.

If you have any questions regarding the program please contact Andrea Frank, BSAP Liaison at RBES at 410-313-6893 or Alice Giles in the Summer School office at 410-313-6627 or summer_school@hcpss.org, or contact Jackie Jenkins at 410-313-1598


Friday, February 1, 2019 (All day)