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    • Grades Pre-K to 2nd Grade: September 16, 2020 from 6:30PM - 8:00PM
    • Grades 3rd to 5th Grade: September 17, 2020 from 6:30PM - 8:00PM

  • Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 207 schools and centers, more than 134,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. The school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for college and career-readiness programs that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, dual enrollment, and language immersion.



  • DISTANCE LEARNING - A TO Z

    LAKE ARBOR A to Z

     

     [Information Updated Regularly |Click HERE for More]


    ATTENDANCE

    Have questions about student Attendance - especially during Distance Learning? View ourAttendance Mini-Fact Sheet with guidance directly fromAP5113.

      

    CHROMEBOOK DISTRIBUTION:

    Chromebooks are currently back-ordered throughout the county. We expect Chromebooks and otherdigital devices to arrive towards the beginning of September. Parents/Guardians will be notified. 


    DISTANCE LEARNING:

    Learn specifics about PGCPSDistance Learning. For questions specifically about the Reopen Plan? Contact Dr. Kara Libby, Strategic Initiatives Officer at klibby@pgcps.org.


    GOOGLE CLASSROOM:

    Students have the same passwords as they used in June during Distance Learning. Try to recall your password and practice entering the Google Classroom prior to the First Day of School. SEE: PASSWORDS below if you are having trouble logging in. 

     

    HOTSPOTS:

    PGCPS will also help non-FARMS families obtain a Comcast or Verizon hotspot for home internet access. To request a hotspot, please call our Parent Center Hotline at 240-696-3315 or pgcps.family@pgcps.org.


    MAIN OFFICE:

    The Lake Arbor ES Main Office is open on Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:00 am - 2:45 pm ONLY. No drop-ins or visitors without appointments are permitted. Please call 301-808-5940 or email to make an appointment.

      

    MEET OUR NEWEST LION FAMILY MEMBERS [SY2020-2021]

    Meet the Crew! Say HELLO to the NEWEST members of the #LakeArborElementary LION Family!HERE


    MEALS

    FreeMeals will be provided to ALL students, Mondays and Wednesdays between 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Students may pick up their meals without having to supply their PIN number or report card. Parents may also pick up meals but they will need to supply the student's report card and/or STUDENT IDENTIFICATION NUMBER.


    NON-WORKING/BROKEN/DAMAGED DEVICES [iPads or Chromebooks]:

    Parents/Students with NON-WORKING devices may NOT pick up or exchange CHROMEBOOKS at this time but must follow the steps outlined on the TECHNOLOGY TROUBLESHOOTING DOCUMENT #3 listed below.


    Please see the TECHNOLOGY TROUBLESHOOTING DOCUMENT #3 located HERE.


    OPT-OUT:

    If you do not want your student to use video and or audio during live lessons and or engagement tools please view the OPT-OUT NOTICEHERE. Forms were due by September 8, 2020. If you are newly enrolled, and would like an opt-out form,  please contact your teacher.


    PARENT CENTERS:

    Designatedlocations throughout PGCPS have been established where parents can receive assistance with technology, accessing and navigating platforms, and other troubleshooting beginning August 31, 2020. Parent Center Days/Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Parents may call 240-696-3315 during these hours to receive live assistance.

    PARENT CENTERS / TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE:

    Designatedlocations throughout PGCPS have been established where parents can receive assistance with technology, accessing and navigating platforms, and other troubleshooting beginning August 31, 2020.

    Days/Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Parents may call 240-696-3315 during these hours to receive live assistance. Call or Visit THIS LINK to set up an appointment.

     

    PASSWORDS:

    For Assistance with Student Credentials including -  STUDENT GMAIL | USER ID | PASSWORD | LOGIN INFORMATION, etc - please read the STUDENT TECHNOLOGY ACCOUNT ANSWER SHEET  HERE.


    PASSWORD RESET:

    You may reset your student password on your own. Please note, however, that YOU/YOUR STUDENT will be the only ones who know that reset password. Please keep your password and login information in a safe and accessible place. Locate the Password Resetform here. 


    PASSWORD / USER NAME MINI ‘HELP’ BROCHURE: 

    Have your STUDENT CREDENTIALS but not sure how to use them? Check this MINI DOCUMENT for User Name and Password basics.


    PUBLICITY RELEASE:

    Parents/Guardians should complete the2020-2021 PUBLICITY RELEASE FORM to permit or restrict your student’s image, likeness, and works being shared. Forms were due September 14, 2020 at 8:00 am. Please contact your child’s teacher if you are newly enrolled and require this document.


    REOPEN PGCPS:

    REOPEN PGCPS is your one-stop shop for questions and concerns during Distance Learning 2020-2021. 


    RESOURCES! RESOURCES! RESOURCES! 

    The REOPEN PGCPS RESOURCES PORTALis jam-packed with Resources for Parents, Guardians and Caregivers to assist during Distance Learning 2020-2021. Topics include - Distance Learning Hotline, Distance Learning Etiquette, Health and Safety, How to Help Your Child(Children) with Distance Learning, Parent Distance Learning Guide, Parent Centers, Parent Distance Learning Digital Resources, and MORE! [SEE:  DISTANCE LEARNING STEP-BY-STEP below]. 


    REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:

    Please call 301-808-5940 or email / email to make an appointment


    SCHOOL MAX FAMILY PORTAL:

    School Max [aka Family Portal] offers support by allowing parents and guardians to view their child's student information, including student schedules, attendance, grades, and assignment scores. Find your child’s STUDENT IS on the School Max Family Portal


    SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:

    Stay updated and connected by joining the Lake Arbor Elementary School Lions on TWITTER, FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, andCLASS DOJO [ask your teacher for an invitation to Class Dojo]. 


    STEP-BY-STEP: 

    Need help with DISTANCE LEARNING, TECHNOLOGY, and MORE? Visit theDISTANCE LEARNING STEP-BY-STEP page


    STUDENT SCHEDULES / TEACHER ASSIGNMENTS / STUDENT ID NUMBER: 

    Visit theSchool Max Family Portal.


    TECHNOLOGY HELP CENTERS:

    Need DEVICE repair or other TECHNOLOGY, CHROMEBOOK, iPAD, SOFTWARE, or APPs Assistance? Contact the PGCPS TECHNOLOGY HELP CENTER on Mondays and Wednesdays at 240-696-3315 or click HERE for hours of operation and in-person locations [by appointment only].


    TELEVISED LESSONS:

    Elementary videos (Pre-K through Fifth grade) will be broadcast on PGCPS-TV (Channel 96 on Comcast and Channel 38 on Verizon), starting Monday, Aug. 31 through September 18, 2020. 


    UNIFORMS:

    From August 31, 2020 - January 29, 2021, students are not expected to wear a school uniform. Students must adhere to thesystem-wide dress code.


    WIFI ASSISTANCE:

    PGCPS continues to cover the cost of theCOMCAST INTERNET ESSENTIALS program, which provides affordable high-speed internet at home for families eligible for free and reduced-price meals (FARMS). The school system will also help non-FARMS families obtain a Comcast or Verizon hotspot for home internet access. To request a hotspot, please call our Parent Center Hotline at 240-696-3315 or visit pgcps.family@pgcps.org.

      

    ZOOM:

    Students/Parents have been provided with the ZOOM link to enter their student’s class during the First Week of School. Please contact your teacher with any ZOOM related questions. 


    ZOOM ERROR MESSAGES [Trouble logging into ZOOM, Error Messages when accessing SPECIALS and other Classes]: Please see the ZOOM ERROR TROUBLESHOOTING linkHERE.
     

    BACK TO SCHOOL

    BACK TO SCHOOL 2020 

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