Parents, Community Members, Staff, and Students Encouraged to Take BCPS Stakeholder Survey
Please take a few minutes to provide your feedback in the annual BCPS Stakeholder Survey, available now at http://www.bcps.org The survey will be open through Friday, March 3rd. All responses are anonymous, and the survey is available in 16 different languages.
PHMS Art Students Participate in "Name Your Donation" Art Sale at White Marsh Mall
The Fourth Annual "Kindness for Paws" fundraiser featured work by our students again this year! The artwork by Perry Hall Middle School students and others could be viewed from Feb. 3rd to Feb. 11th at White Marsh Mall, and sales took place during the reception on February 12th. All proceeds from this event support homeless pets at the Maryland SPCA. Update: PHMS teacher and students featured in the Baltimore Sun!
Talented PHMS Art Students Win Local and National Recognition
Congratulations to Mareisha Banga and Tiffany Qiu, eighth graders in Ms. Momenzadeh's art class, who recently won Silver Keys in the sculpture category for the Scholastic Art Awards, a national contest. Mareisha's sculpture, pictured above, is entitled Seraphim and Tiffany Qiu's sculpture entitled More Than a Label and pictured below, are just two examples of the award-winning artwork produced by our PHMS students.
Thanks also to the 39 seventh grade students who submitted entries in this year's National PTA Reflections Art Contest. Our local PTSA selected four top award winners, who received certificates and prize ribbons on January 13th during morning announcements. Their entries have now moved on to the Baltimore County PTA Council Reflections contest, and the winners will be chosen this month. Our local PHMS winners were as follows: Award of Excellence to Brianna H. for "Colors" and Awards of Merit to Petra H. for "Mindscape;" Akua O. for "My World," and Grace D. for "Wave of Music." Honorable mentions were also awarded to the following four students: Fatima S. for "The Story of My Family and Life;" Riley J. for "A Crossing of Paths;" Kate M. for "Be You Be Free;" and Angela M. for "Swirling Memories." See a picture of the winning works here.
PHMS PTSA - School Color Run Event - March 25th
The PHMS PTSA is sponsoring a "My School Color Run" event on Saturday, March 25th at Perry Hall Middle. This is a one mile fun run for students and families of Perry Hall to create awareness for healthy living and raise funds at the same time! The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. See attached announcement. Interested in participating? The registration form is available here or register online at this link. The "Parent's Approval and Participants' Waiver" form is available here.
A concert in April will feature our own very talented PHMS seventh grader and accomplished pianist, Scott Nuss. See this flyer for additional details.
Parents! Stay Connected --- All Year Long!
Stay connected with your child's school! The attached document will give parents ideas regarding communicating with faculty and staff at Perry Hall Middle School.
BCPS Grading and Reporting Policy
The new Board of Education Policy 5210 Grading and Reporting was approved in June of 2015 for full implementation beginning August, 2016. A copy of the new Policy and Rule 5210 are available on the BCPS Web site accessing the following links: http://www.bcps.org/system/policies_rules/policies/5000Series/POL5210a.pdf and http://www.bcps.org/system/policies_rules/rules/5000Series/RULE5210a.pdf.
The 2016–2017 Grading and Reporting Procedures Manual can be downloaded from the BCPS Grading and Reporting Web site. The Web site also includes sections on Research, Rational, and Frequently Asked Questions.
We encourage you to visit the Grading and Reporting Web site, ask questions, and provide feedback. This addendum to the Grading Policy was published on November 7, 2016.
PHMS 2015 MSDE Report Card Available
The 2015 PHMS Report Card is now available. Click here to view.