THE ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM (2017-2018)
Principal, 240-740-0405, Dr. Donna Redmond Jones - Responsible for the following departments: Addition, Awards Assembly, Business Office, Clubs/ECA, Foundation, Media Center, PTSA, Resource Teachers, Safety & Security, Staff Development, SGA Student Government Association
Assistant Principal, 240-740-0400, Ms. Amy Councilman - Responsible for students in the 12th grade
Assistant Principal, 240-740-0400, Mr. Sharif Robinson- Responsible for students in 11th Grade
Assistant Principal, 240-740-0400, Ms. Brandi Heckert - Responsible for students in 9th Grade
Assistant School Administrator, 240-740-0400, Mr. Sam Levine - Responsible for students in 10th Grade
School Business Administrator, 240-740-0415, Mrs. Pat Gamage (Substitute) - Responsible for the following departments: Allocations/Budget, Building Maintenance, Building Services, Building Use, Data Analysis, Facilities Manager, Financial Office/Obligations, Food Services, Foundation Finance, Purchasing.
School Financial Specialist, Mrs. Audrey Liebeskind
Office, B112 240-740-0417
MAIN OFFICE, B100, 240-740-0400
Mrs. Joan Black, Administrative Secretary
- Ms. Sonia Matus, School Secretary II
- Ms. Suzanne Marcou, School Secretary I
- Ms. Denise Alexander, Attendance Secretary
ATTENDANCE OFFICE, B106, 240-740-0409, Fax: 301-657-4946
2017-2018 Policies and Procedures
Attendance Secretary Joanne Coley Joanne_C_Coley@mcpsmd.org
Attendance Notes must include
o Student Name, ID number, Grade
o Reasons for absence
o Parent Signature and daytime phone number
o Notes must have a parent’s signature
o Scanned documents or photos of written notes with signature are accepted
Tardiness, Unexcused absence and Loss of Credit
o 3 unexcused tardies equal one unexcused absence
o 5 unexcused absences can result in loss of credit
o Student must sign in.
o Student must have a note from parent/guardian stating student I.D., reason, date and time of departure.
o Student must take the note to the attendance office in the morning, prior to leaving.
o Student must sign out.
o When student returns to school from an all-day absence, s/he must bring a note to the attendance office within 3 school days.
MCPS Excused Absences
1. Death in Family
2. Illness of student (doctor’s note required after 5 days)
3. Court summons (proof required)
4. Medical appointments
6. Observance of religious holiday
7. State emergency
8. Authorized activity approved in advance
9. Violent/hazardous weather
10. Lack of MCPS transportation
o Vacations are not excused absences.
o Attendance is taken in each period. An automated calling system notifies parents if a student is unexcused from any period of the day.
o No phone calls necessary when students are absent. Bring in a note upon returning to school.
o All absences are considered unexcused until a student presents a note, signed by his or her parent, to the attendance office. The student is responsible for carrying out this procedure. Whenever possible, use the B-CC Attendance Note.
*For more information, contact Attendance Secretary Joanne_C_Coley@mcpsmd.org.
SECURITY OFFICE, B110, 240-740-0400
The Security Team
Ms. Karen Curry, Security Team Leader
Ms. Terri Bradley
Mr. James Cunningham
Mr. Matt Shipe
Mr. Ray Gray
For more information, see the Security Team Web page
Dr. Darryl Williams, 301-315-7379
Administrative Secretary to Dr. Darryl Williams
Marianne Hamerski 301-315-7370
Director of School Support and Improvement
Mrs. Jennifer Webster 301-315-7368
Administrative Secretary to Mrs. Jennifer Webster
Terri Howells, 301-315-7377
Pupil Personnel Services
Chris Pellicoro, Christine_L_Pellicoro@mcpsmd.org, Pupil Personnel Worker (PPW)
School Psychological Services
Rachel Lindenfeld, Rachel_Lindenfeld@mcpsmd.org
Disciplinary Review & School Assignment Unit