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To Support Golden Ring Middle School PTA
April 6th 2019

$5 for 3 paddles doors open at 6:30,
Bidding starts at 7:00 PM 
Location:  Golden Ring Middle School cafeteria 6700 Kenwood Ave
Vendors Include : 31 Gifts, Paparazzi, Premiere Design Jewelry, Princess House Crystals and more (Vendors subject to change)
Buy 8 tickets and you can reserve your space.
Additional paddles at the door for $2 (limit 2)
Bring in a pair of pajamas to donate to Casey Cares to be entered to win a special basket.

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A Message from the Board of Education of Baltimore County
 
Community input meetings for BCPS superintendent search begin tomorrow in Baltimore County
TOWSON, MD -- The Board of Education of Baltimore County, in partnership with search firm Ray and Associates, Inc., will seek input from the community this week during a series of community forums and focus groups across Baltimore County.  The feedback is requested as the Board conducts its search for the next superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools.
All community members are invited to take part in one of 10 forums hosted by Ray and Associates, Inc., to be scheduled in the morning and evening in five geographic areas of Baltimore County (southwest, northwest, central, northeast, and southeast) between Wednesday, March 20, and Friday, March 22, 2019.
In addition to the in-person forums, an anonymous, online public survey is available to allow stakeholders to provide input on the desired characteristics, experiences, and professional attributes of the next superintendent for Baltimore County Public Schools. The survey will close on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 12 noon.



 

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The PTA will be selling Hershey Park Tickets as a Winter Fund Raiser.

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The attached form and a check payable to Golden Ring Middle School PTA is due by March 20th.You will receive 1 free ticket for every 10 tickets sold.  Plan your summer fun now at a discounted rate and help the PTA at the same time!You can contact PTA president Jennifer VanBlargan or Mrs. Maul with any questions.


Anxiety Workshops for Parents

SPECIAL EDUCATION - HELP, MY CHILD IS ANXIOUS! UNDERSTANDING ANXIETY AND HOW TO HELP YOUR ANXIOUS CHILD Staff in the Office of Special Education will offer a two-hour workshop open to all BCPS employees and parents. Dr. Tana Hope from The Child and Family Therapy Clinic anxious teen of the Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute, will present an overview of anxiety disorders and how they develop. Additionally, Dr. Hope will address common difficulties seen in anxious children, current treatment options for anxiety, and what parents can do to help their anxious child. This professional learning opportunity will be offered on the following dates:
Date Time Location

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Reisterstown Library Meeting Room
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. North Point Library Meeting Room
Participants must register by contacting the Special Education Resource Center or by calling 410-887-5443.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION - UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD’S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP)
Staff in the Office of Special Education will offer a two-hour workshop open to all BCPS employees and parents. This workshop is designed to give parents a more in-depth examination of the components of their child’s IEP document and will presented by staff from the Disability Rights Maryland. By taking a closer look at the IEP, parents will learn what they need to know to become more effective as equal members of their child’s IEP team. This professional learning opportunity will be offered on the following dates:

Date Time Location

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. White Marsh Library Meeting Room Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Catonsville Library Meeting Room

Participants must register by contacting the Special Education Resource Center or by calling 410-88
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 Staff in the Office of Special Education will offer a two-hour workshop open to all BCPS employees and parents. Dr. Tana Hope from The Child and Family Therapy Clinic of the Department of Behavioral Psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute will share causes of depression, how to identify signs of depression versus naturally occurring teen moodiness, prevention strategies, and tips on how to assist children through depression.

This workshop will be offered on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the White Oak School Main Training Lab.
Participants must register by contacting the Special Education Resource Center or by calling 410-887-5443. 


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The Baltimore County Summer Visual Arts Enrichment Program provides opportunities for students in Grades 3–12 to build their personal art skills and add to their art portfolios. A variety of courses are offered to meet the varied needs and interests of students, whether they are seeking to improve their art skills, or preparing a portfolio for acceptance into a magnet program, college program, or preparation for an Advanced Placement exam.

A summer camp will be held at Perry Hall High School from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday, July 8, 2019, through Friday, July 19, 2019. The cost is $395 per student. For more information, see the Brochure and Application on the Office of Visual Arts Web site.

 


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HAIKU CONTEST 2019 THEME IS FAMILY

Submissions for this year’s Team BCPS Haiku Contest will be accepted from Friday, March 1, 2019, through Friday, March 29, 2019, at 4:45 p.m. BCPS students may enter by submitting one original haiku poem about this year’s theme: Family. A haiku is a Japanese poem that consists of three lines. The first line has five syllables, the second line has seven syllables, and the third line has five syllables. Students are encouraged to emphasize imagery and description.

Submission Options:  Students may use the 2019 Haiku Contest Form. Each poem must clearly indicate the student’s first and last names, grade level, school name, and English language arts teacher’s first and last names. A winning haiku will be chosen at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

Winners will be announced by press release on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, which is International Haiku Poetry Day. Winners will receive a prize package.

As in prior years, additional haiku will be selected for a book, which will also feature student artwork. One copy of the book will be sent to each featured haiku poet and artist, the teacher identified for each poet and artist, and each school library. Students featured in the book will be announced by press release in May 2019. 


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BUS STOPS

Golden Ring Middle School Bus Routes 2018-2019

Above you will find a link for the 2018-2019 Bus Routes for Golden Ring Middle School.

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Golden Ring Vision

Golden Ring Middle School is a student- centered community that focuses on nurturing students, building respectful relationships, delivering rich content knowledge and preparing students to be critical thinkers and responsible global citizens.

 Mission Statement

As a community we will create, sustain, and invest in a culture of deliberate excellence for every student, in every class, with every teacher.


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