PARCC and MAP May Testing CalendarEach grade level will be PARCC testing for seven days (4 days Math and 3 days English/Language Arts). PARCC testing will take place between 9:00am and 1:00pm daily. MAP testing for each grade level will occur on two days (1 Math, 1 Reading) in either the AM and PM. Please refer to the attached calendar for your child's schedule. In order to avoid the need for make-ups, we encourage you to not schedule appointments for your child when he/she is testing. If you have any questions regarding testing, please contact Natalie Kelly at 301-460-2135. Thank you!Special Education Parent Involvement SurveyParents or guardians of children receiving special education and related services were mailed the Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey from the Maryland Department of Education during the week of February 5, 2018. Please complete the paper survey and return it by May 1, 2018 or complete the online survey at http://www.mdparentsurvey.com.2018 Testing InformationAll students will be taking the PARCC assessment this spring during the testing window of April 30-May 18. A detailed schedule will be sent home shortly. Click this link to learn more about how to best prepare your child for testing.2018 Parent Engagement SurveySurvey log-on information and instructions will be mailed on March 15 to the homes of a sample of parents/guardians in each school via USPS. Please click this link to see the FAQs document for further information. Homework Hotline LiveFREE Homework Help Available to all MCPS StudentsHealth UpdatesPlease click here for some important MCPS health updates.Saturday SchoolParents- Don't forget that about the George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Academy's Saturday School! Saturday School provides academic tutoring and mentoring support for students in Grades K-12. They offer the extra help many students need to stay on track in school and move ahead to bridge the achievement gap. Their programs focus on Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics and Test-Taking skills as they believe these are the basics every student must master to have success and confidence in life, college and career.