Owl Observer October 26, 2018

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 1:35pm

Important Dates to Remember

Oct 30    TVMS Equity in Education Night  6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Oct 31    Fall Fun Day-Halloween Parade begins promptly at 9:45 a.m.

Nov  1    3rd Grade Field Trip to Herr’s Chip Factory

Nov  1-15 Sign up for Parent/Teacher conferences on HCPSS Connect

Nov  3    International Day  11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Nov  5    School picture retakes

Nov  5    End of the marking period

Nov  6    Election Day- Schools and offices closed

Nov  7    Professional Work day for Staff- School closed for students

Nov  8    Kindergarten Field Trip to Maryland Science Center

Nov 12  Chick Fil A Spirit Night at Arundel Mills 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Nov 14  Report cards sent home with students


DLES Spiritwear will be sold by the PTA from Nov. 1st-14th.  Look for an order form in your child’s Nov. 1st Thursday folder!


Parent Volunteers are needed!

Our PTA sponsored book fair will take place in the Media Center from 1:00pm to 7:30pm during parent/teacher conferences on November19th and November20th.

Here is the volunteer sign up link:


Parent volunteers are essential to the success of a book fair, so thank you for choosing to give some of your valuable time!



Equity in Education Night-Helping Every Child Succeed

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

TVMS Cafeteria

6:00 to 6:30 p.m. -Meet and Greet (Pizza Provided)

6:30 to 8:00 p.m. -Equity Discussion

Join the TVMS PTSA, TVMS Leadership, HCPSS Representatives, and Community Partners for a discussion on educational equity.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Thomas Viaduct Middle School

7000 Banbury Drive; Hanover, Maryland 21076

Please help us to know how many people we can expect by completing this form at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYlbMsdpSC0c0E-vZa1I79C0cbQMEUcjiXXVB04NfPAdQPxg/viewform



Conferences will be taking place on November 19th, 20th and 21st.  Instructions on how to sign up for conferences will be sent home on November 1st in your child's Thursday folder.  Please remember that parents/guardians must have set up an HCPSS Connect account by completing their Family File in order to sign up for a conference.  The window to sign up for conferences will open at 4:00 p.m. on November 1st and remain open until November 15th. If you still need assistance in completing your Family File update, contact Mrs. Forman in the front office.



Donate your extra wrapped Halloween candy to our military troops worldwide!

Please bring any extra unopened Halloween candy to school in a ziplock bag between November 1st-5th.  We will be giving the candy to the USO at BWI airport, so that they can give it to our troops before they travel overseas. Feel free to also write letters/cards to the troops, which will be given to our military.  



As part of our Caring Schools Outreach Program, we are inviting all of our DLES families to a free pancake breakfast on Saturday, November 17th from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. We are asking each family to please donate one canned good as their entrance fee. Pancakes and milk will be provided. Hope to see you there!



Delivery/Pick Up: Monday, November 19th (Just in time for the HOLIDAYS!)

All profits will be utilized to purchase class t-shirts and yearbooks for all 5th grade students and to help decrease the cost of our field trip to Philadelphia.