PM Knight Newsletter 05-06-16

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 2:54pm

PM KNIGHT 05-06-16


05/12/16 - Interim progress reports issued    05/20/16  Schools closed for students - Professional Learning Day  :  More Upcoming Dates

8th Grade Information Packet

The 8th grade packet should be going home on (or around) Monday, May 9th which contains the permission slips for the extended day 8th grade dance and for the 8th grade pool party. Read more

Patapsco Memory Books

2015-2016 Patapsco Memory books are available for pre-order until May 6 through the Jostens website. Order forms for check or cash payment available in the front office.  Read more.

Patapsco Middle School Mesa Team

Congratulations to the 2015-16 MESA Team! Read more.

HCPSS STEM Fair & Festival

The Countywide STEM Fair & Festival was held on April 9th at Atholton High School. Congratulations to the following Patapsco Middle School students: Madison H., 1st place in Chemistry and Rashi K., Award for Achievement in Optics and Photonics. Read More.

From the PE Department

Just a reminder to parents that students will be outside for PE.  Please remind your child to bring dry socks and shoes, especially for morning classes, and sweatshirts.

The 7th grade track meet will be held Thursday, May 26 from 1:00-2:50pm.  All 7th graders will participate unless they have a medical excuse.  We are inviting parents to volunteer as timers, measurers, scorekeepers, and general supervisors.  Wouldn't it be wonderful if a team of parents would run the relay as a special surprise for our students!! Email a member of the PE dept if you are interested in volunteering.

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.

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


Next PTA Meeting:  Tuesday, May 17  7:00PM  Please join us at the next PTA Meeting in the media center.  PTA meetings are open to all PTA members.

At the April 19 Patapsco MS PTA meeting the following slate of officers was nominated for the 2016-2017 school year:

President - Chris Klein

1st VP - Christine Taylor

2nd VP - Jenise Dunn

Treasurer - Kellie Mason

Recording Secretary - Deanna Collins

Corresponding Secretary - Pamela Rochlin

Please join us at the next PTA meeting, Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30pm in the media center for the vote.

Beach Blast

Join us for the annual PTA-sponsored BEACH BLAST on Friday, June 10 from 6-8pm on the fields behind the school.  Families of rising 6th graders through graduating 8th graders are invited to this outdoor party to celebrate the end of a great school year! This is NOT a drop-off event.   Staff are invited too! Read more.

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Patapsco Music Boosters Meeting May 10, 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.


Get Your Glow On  Tickets are sold at the Columbia Gym door, $10.00.   

The student members of the Horizon Councils present the Super Party for Middle School Students, benefiting Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center.  Hosted by Columbia Gym, Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 7:30-10pm.  Columbia Gym 6151 Day Long Lane Clarksville, Md 21029

Money Matters Fair

Mark You Calendars!!!  Wilde Lake High School will be hosting a Money Matters Fair on Sunday, April 24th, from 11am-2pm.  And best of all, it is FREE!  Read more.

Football Camp

Mount Hebron Vikings Football Camp June 20-23, 2016.  Registration form for grades 1-8 from 8am to 12pm at Mount Hebron High School. Registration form.

CA Camps 2016

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

Spanish and French Language Summer Camp 2016 Terp Talk!  University of Maryland, College Park for students entering grades 6-9 from July 11-22, 9am to 3:30pm.  Additional information at

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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