News & Announcements

Fifth Grade Transition Night Meeting

This meeting is for parents or guardians with students in the 5th grade who are transitioning to middle school next year (but all are welcome to attend). Come learn about the process and the programs available for Carl Sandburg students as they enter middle school. Childcare will be provided. 

Individual Picture Retakes: November 14 (10-11:30)

The photographer will return to take additional photos, if needed. Please let your child's teacher know if you want them to have their individual photo retaken. 

Halloween Parade and Classroom Parties: Oct 31

Please come join us for the annual CSLC Halloween Parade. It will begin at approximately 2:45pm on the playground. Classroom parties will be held immediately afterwards. Happy Halloween!

Individual Picture Day: Tuesday, October 17th

All students will be photographed. Parents/Guardians: You can send the photo order envelope back or pre-order photos online at: You can also order up to three days after picture day.    

Back to School: Open House and School Supply lists

Students are welcome to come with parents to meet their teachers and explore their classrooms at our open house on Friday, September 1 at 2pm. Feel free to bring any supplies or classroom donations. Click on this announcement for 2017-18 supply lists in English and Spanish. 

Carl Sandburg Learning Center Voted as #1 School in Maryland by!

CSLC was ranked by, a web site that uses data science to provide information on the best schools, as the #1 school in the state of Maryland! This recognition is thanks to our incredible staff. wonderful families, and especially our amazing, hard working students. Click here for the complete rankings.  

Emergency plans

Parents please remember to have an emergency plan at CSLC should school be dismissed early due to extreme weather, no heat, or power. Contact the office at 301 279 8490 for instructions.

Cyber Safety

Cybersafety Hotline for questions and concerns, resources, and more.