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Welcome to College Gardens Elementary School

IB Logo newVision: As a Primary Years Programme school, we will provide an engaging and open-minded learning community where all members collaborate respectfully to challenge and motivate one another within a safe and nurturing environment.

Mission Statement: We develop and support a successful and inclusive environment where all students actively participate in and assume ownership of their learning. As a unified staff and community, we create a rigorous instructional program, which promotes globally minded, creative, confident, and reflective lifelong learners.

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News and Announcements

Elementary Immersion Programs Interest Meeting POSTPONED - New Date & Location TBA

The informational meeting for those interested in MCPS Language Immersion Programs on January 26th HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A new date, time and location are TBA.

MCPS Winter 2018 Parent Academy Workshops

Please click on the link above to learn more about the many upcoming MCPS Parent Academy Workshops. Topics include:Cyber Safety and Social Media, What Our Kids Need Us to Know About Their Digital Lives, Mindfulness: An Approach That Can Result in Academic Success, How to Handle Homework Battles and more!

5th Grade CI Parent Hoover MS Information Night - Jan 23rd

This is a chance for parents of 5th Grade CI students to hear an overview of Hoover's 2018-2019 instructional program. The event begins at 7pm in the Hoover Cafeteria (6:30 in the Hoover Media Center for IEP information). For more information click on the link above.

Information from MCPS Regarding Grading and Reporting

Click on the link above for parent information about MCPS Elementary Grading and Reporting.

Volunteering at College Gardens - MCPS Mandatory Training

We hope you will be able to volunteer sometime this year whether it is helping in the classroom, participating in a classroom party or chaperoning a field trip. If you do MCPS has new guidelines regarding volunteering including a MANDATORY ONLINE TRAINING. This training must be completed before you may volunteer in anyway at the school. You may do the training online at home or at CGES in the Main Office. Click on the link above for more information.