PM Knight Newsletter 03-24-16

Thu, 03/24/2016 - 2:57pm

PM KNIGHT 03-24-16

From the Principal’s Desk…

From everyone of us here at Patapsco Middle, we wish you a restful and relaxing spring break. When you return, we look forward to a rewarding close to the school year. Take a moment to double check important dates on our school calendar. As soon as official last day of the school year is announced, we will finalize dates for closing activities.


Cindy Dillon


03/25 to 04/01/16 - Spring Break      04/04/16 Schools reopen     :  More Upcoming Dates

It’s allergy season and we’re out of tissues. Please consider sending in a box to your student's homeroom teacher.

Patapsco’s Authors to be Published in Our Voice Literary Magazine!

Congratulations to Patapsco’s Authors, whose poems were chosen to be published in the 2016 edition of Howard County’s Literary Magazine, Our Voice.  Read more.

Patapsco’s Green Team

Patapsco’s Green Team is busy organizing some great activities for our next Patapsco Faire Day in April.  Read more.

World Languages Day

The HCPSS Office of World Languages is excited to present its first countywide World Languages Day!  Read more.

Current 6th grade students Immunization Record

The Health Room recently sent letters to all 6th grade parents regarding immunizations needed for 7th grade.  Read more.

Rehearsal Information for “Into the Woods Jr.”

Rehearsal information for "Into the Woods Jr." has been added to a google calendar! Use this: Questions?   email Ms. Samantha Glass.

2016 Summer Programs

The HCPSS summer school catalog has been posted. Tuition assistance is available for all programs. Contact the program you are interested in for more information.  Read more.

Patapsco Memory Books

2015-2016 Patapsco Memory books are available for pre-order now through the Jostens website. Order forms for check or cash payment available in the front office.  Read more.


PTA Meeting April 19, 7pm - Patapsco Media center.  Everyone is welcome!

The Spring Fling - Friday, April 29 7:00-10:00pm  

The countdown is on! The Spring Fling is right around the corner! The fun includes DJ and dancing in the cafeteria, basketball (some open gym, some organized games) in the gym, BINGO in the media center, concessions for sale, and tons of cool prizes!!

Tickets will be on sale for $3 (cash or check made out to Patapsco PTA) April 27-29 during all lunches.  A signed permission slip is required for ticket purchase and can be found on the PTA’s website here: .  Forms will also go home with students the week of the event.

As always, this event wouldn't be possible without Volunteers like you! Please consider being part of this great event. Visit the Sign Up Genius site to find the perfect job for you!

Please contact Rachael MacMurray at for additional information.

Visit our PTA Website


Patapsco Music Boosters Meeting April 12, 7pm - Media Center

Amazon Store

Do you have shopping to do on Amazon?  Please remember to use our Amazon link for your purchases...that yields both the PTA and Music Boosters big profits! Read more.


Cinderella on Ice

The Columbia Figure Skating Club is preparing for their spring performance Cinderella on Ice.  Please join us at one of our shows April 9th or 10th at either 4:00 pm or 6:00 pm  Tickets are available at for $12.50 per ticket.

Valhalla Night  

Saturday, April 9th, from 7-10 pm the Historic Hebron House will be transformed to VALHALLA! Purchase tickets online by going to and click on “Valhalla Night Tickets” you will receive a confirmation email and will need to check in at our registration table on April 9th.  All proceeds fund student activities at Mt. Hebron High School.  Thank you for your support!     Questions?  Email Lisa Scarbath at

CA Camps 2016

For more information or a camp guide, please call the CA Camp office at 410-715-3165 or visit

Kids On Campus

Summer enrichment classes for students ages 7-17, June 20 - August 12, 2016.  Classes in art, computer animation, engineering, geography, languages, math, sciences, study skills, and more.  For more information:  



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