Falcon Flyer - October 7, 2022

Mon, 10/10/2022 - 7:51am


Important Dates

  • PTSA Virtual Meeting, Monday, October 10 at 7pm Code: FQMSPTSA22
  • Schools Closed - Professional Work Day MSEA Convention- Friday, October 21 
  • Schools Closed - Professional Learning for Staff - Monday, October 24

Folly Quarter News


Flu Vaccines

Flu vaccinations are coming to your child’s school on October 25, 2022.  They will be given at NO CHARGE TO YOU.  Now, more than ever, it is important to protect your family through vaccinations!  If you would like your child to be vaccinated, you must register BEFORE Friday, October 20.  Fill out the consent form online here.


Spirit Week - October 10 - October 14

  • Mon 10/10:  Falcon Day (Blue/Yellow)
  • Tues 10/11:  Hat Day   
  • Wed 10/12:  Pajama Day   
  • Thur 10/13:  Fan Day (Support your favorite team/band/activity)
  • Fri 10/14:      PINK OUT (Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month)

We are excited to share that our PBIS Falcon B.E.S.T. program has been launched with our students this week. Teachers are looking for opportunities to acknowledge students who are doing their Falcon B.E.S.T.  Please be on the lookout for Falcon Bucks (distributed directly to students at school) and Falcon B.E.S.T. postcards that may be in your mailbox throughout the year. Corrected Poster.pdf 

HCPSS Bus Transportation Reminders

Students must ride their assigned buses and exit buses at designated bus stops. Our bus drivers take the safety of students very seriously and want to fulfill this important responsibility. Please contact the Folly Quarter front office if there is an extenuating circumstance regarding your child getting off at a different stop. 



We are offering an exciting variety of after school activities beginning next month! Details and permission forms can be found here.


The HCPSS Black Student Achievement Program

The HCPSS Black Student Achievement Program invites you to attend the upcoming BSAP College and Career Opportunities Night on Thursday, October 27, 2022, 4:00 - 8:00 pm at Long Reach High School. Scholars in grades 8-12 are invited to learn more about HCPSS pathways, network with working professionals, and explore post-secondary opportunities. The evening will highlight nearby colleges and universities as well as local businesses within the Howard County area. To register, complete the registration form linked here. Here is the flier for more information BSAP.College&CareerOpportunitiesNight.Flier.2.9.22.pdf 


Please join our PTSA!

Folly Quarter PTSA strives to make the environment at Folly Quarter a positive and enriching experience for staff, students and the community.  PTSA has a lot of great things lined up for the school year, but we need volunteers and membership to be successful!  We encourage all school stakeholders to get actively involved in the PTSA by visiting here. and joining the PTSA.   


Please add us to your contacts! 

Front Office:  410-313-1506 (main number)

Student Services:  410-313-1514 




Absences - Absence notes must be received in writing (email or note) from a parent/guardian within 5 days of an absence.  Please send all attendance correspondence to: FQMSabsence@hcpss.org.

Late Arrivals - Students must be in first period by 7:40 am. 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 email FQMSabsence@hcpss.org, send your child in with a note for the front office, or 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.
Please email the completed form to: FQMSabsence@hcpss.org.

For Religious Observances see the form here. Please forward this completed form to: FQMSabsence@hcpss.org.