News and Announcements

Wayside Weekly

Read the Wayside Weekly for school news and events!

Benchmark Literacy Resources

Take a look at the Benchmark Literacy Resources for Parents!

Welcome Back to School!

Click here to get all of the information you need for the upcoming school year!

Wayside Earns 5 Stars on the MSDE State Report Card!

The Maryland State Department of Education released new accountability report cards for every school in the state of Maryland. The Maryland Report Card is designed to measure the success of schools and identify areas for improvement. 

Sign Up for the myMCPS Parent Portal

myMCPS Parent Portal is the primary home-to-school communication vehicle for schools to share information regarding grades, attendance, scheduling, and more.  The myMCPS Parent Portal is live for all parents and students!

Online School Payments

If you would like the convenience of paying for your child's school fees, field trips, etc. using your debit or credit card online, using a web browser from any location, 24 hours a day, click here to pay online.

Digital Citizenship

MCPS has partnered with Common Sense Education to provide students, parents and staff with the tools necessary to become good digital citizens.  Click here to learn more!

Parent Volunteer Training Requirement

MCPS is requires that all volunteers who regularly work with children in MCPS participate in an online training on Child Abuse and Neglect.  Parents serving as chaperones on field trips MUST complete the training. Please click here for further details, as well as the link to the training module.  

Art For the Sky

Wayside staff and students got their “skysight” on with Mr. Daniel Dancer, our Art For the Sky Artist-in-Residence.  We all became part of a living painting, Dolphin Daydream. 

Great Kids Milestones

Great Kids Milestones - visit this website to access a free online collection of videos aimed at helping parents understand grade-level expectations in grades K-8. Milestones show students demonstrating what success looks like in reading, writing and math, grade by grade.