November 22, 2021
Absences - Absence notes must be received in writing from a parent/guardian within 5 days of an absence. Please send all attendance correspondence to: email@example.com
Late Arrivals - Please make sure your child is accompanied into the building by either an adult or a note explaining the reason for the late arrival.
Early Dismissal - If you have to take your child out of school early, please send your child in with a note for the front office or please call in advance. You MUST present your driver’s license when you arrive. A work ID is not valid.
For Discretionary Absences (up to 3 per school year) see the form here: http://fqms.hcpss.org/sites/default/files/Discretionary%20Absence%20Form%20%28FILLABLE%29.pdf
Please email the completed form to: FQMSabsence@hcpss.org.
For Religious Observances see the form attached here: http://fqms.hcpss.org/sites/default/files/religious-absence%20form%20%28fillable%29.pdf. Please forward this completed form to: FQMSabsence@hcpss.org.
Conferences - Parent-teacher conferences will be virtual again this year, and will be held on November 22, 23, and 24, 2021 as follows:
Monday, November 22:12:00 p.m. – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, November 23: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 24*: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm
If you need assistance during the conference window, please log into the FQ Virtual Helpline. Using the google meet code: FQhelp
All conferences will be 15 minutes in length. Codes for meetings will be listed under the teacher’s “location” when you sign up for conferences.
Viewing Your Conference Schedule
In the Navigation Panel, select Conference Scheduling > View My Conference Schedule.
Click the View My Conference Schedule link. A page displays listing all of the conferences for your child.
Lost & Found - We have a large collection of sweaters, jackets, water bottles and miscellaneous other items. The cart will be outside the Visitor Entrance on November 22-24 from 7 am to 3 pm. After that, all contents will be donated.
If you have an immediate need for help with depression, suicidal thoughts, or other serious mental health issues, please contact:
Grassroots Crisis Intervention at 410-531-6677
The Maryland Crisis Hotline: Dial 211 and then choose option 1
The Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 and a trained counselor will respond.
The National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255
HCPSS Technology Help
Please see our website for technology help resources.