Brunswick Area School News 2-17-21

Weekend Food Distribution is TODAY!

Due to possible inclement weather on Thursday, the weekend food distribution for this week will be today, Wednesday, February 17th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Weekend food provided by Blessings In a Backpack can be picked up from the lobby of Brunswick Elementary School.  There will also be access to FCPS To Go Meals in the Brunswick Elementary School cafeteria at this time.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kathleen Klecan, School Counselor, at 240-236-2887 or at kathleen.klecan@fcps.org.  Have a nice day!


Frederick Community College Hosts Virtual Night

Frederick Community College is hosting a virtual information night on March 4, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event is for FCPS high school seniors interested in learning about some of the many educational opportunities at FCC. Participants will hear from Admissions, Counseling & Advising, and Financial Aid. There will be academic breakout sessions to hear directly from faculty. There will also be a student panel and time questions.

For more information and to register for the event, please visit www.frederick.edu/fccnight. Virtual meeting information will be provided once you register.


Carroll Creek Montessori Hosts Information Night

Carroll Creek Montessori School will be hosting a prospective family information night February 24 at 6 p.m.

Information about the lottery process will be shared. School officials will also discuss basic information about Carroll Creek Montessori.

Please join us for this Google Meet session by following this link: https://meet.google.com/idf-wuog-mhs?hs=122&authuser=0


BHS announcements for February 16, 2021 are available at: https://youtu.be/txyBkziLsa4


FCPS Partners with AARCH

Frederick County Public Schools recently signed a partnership agreement with the African American Resource, Cultural Heritage Society (AARCH). AARCH is committed to preserving and sharing the history and heritage of African American Culture of Frederick County.

AARCH will support the development and enhancement of curriculum materials by working with FCPS to ensure the inclusion of Black/African American History in the curriculum. The organization has agreed to provide digital and hard copy resources for FCPS students and teachers as well as host teacher in-service training.

“We appreciate the opportunity to partner with FCPS,” said David Key, AARCH President. “We are grateful for this endeavor and look forward to the programming we can accomplish in the years to come.”

AARCH will sponsor programs for students, including oral history lecturers, artifact presentations, hands-on travel trunks, and workshops. Student internship opportunities are also planned.

“It is with great pleasure that we formalize this partnership with AARCH, an organization with which we have worked for a number of years,” FCPS Secondary Social Studies Curriculum Specialist Colleen Bernard said. “We look forward to the continued collaboration in support of our local National History Day program and in connecting their resources to enrich learning for all students in FCPS.”

Businesses interested in partnering with the school system beyond offering staff discounts are encouraged to contact Community Engagement Coordinator, Tiana Haile, 301-696-6902, tiana.haile@fcps.org. Those who wish to offer staff discounts should visit: https://www.perkspot.com/merchants/#contact.


BHS Theater Fundraiser

Support the theater program at Brunswick High by purchasing a very “punny” sweatshirt to celebrate Theater in Our Schools Month this March. Orders due by February 19th (Cash, check, and paypal accepted). See order form for all details!

https://forms.gle/msiy5ba3Fu3d5FkTA

 

Jim Castle
Staff Writer Jim Castle