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  • Parents

    Chaperone & Volunteering

    Parents, if you are interested in helping out on field trips, dances, volunteering, etc., you need to have a commercial background check or fingerprints taken. Please look at the the requirements for assisting in Prince George's County and remember to bring a copy of the receipt to the main office for our school records.
    For more info, please click here or call the Fingerprinting Office at 301.952.6775.

    Parent & Guardian Visitors & Volunteers

    Frequently Asked Questions; Background Checks and Volunteers

    Fingerprinting Office and  Information

    Safe School Training for all Volunteers


    Classroom Visits & Conference Requests

    (PGCPS Administrative Procedures 0500)

    • Parents interested in observing their child's class must schedule the visit in advance. Please email the teacher directly or call the school in order to schedule a visit.

    • Conferences with teachers must be scheduled in advance. Please email the teacher directly or call the school in order to schedule a visit.

    • Visits conducted by parties other than the parent or guardian must gain approval by the principal in advance.

    • Visits cannot take place when students are taking an assessment.

    Protocol for Classroom Visits

    • Check-in at the main office, sign in through the Raptor system, and confirm that your visit has been scheduled in advance. You must bring a valid driver’s license or identification card when entering the school.

    • Refrain from engaging the teacher in discussion or asking questions during the time of the visit.

    • Refrain from taking pictures in the classroom.

    • The classroom visit should not exceed 45 minutes.


                Contact                 Schedule               Sign In with ID              No talking during visit


    SchoolMax Family Portal

    Do you want to know your child's progress throughout the school year?  You can monitor it daily by using the SchoolMax Family Portal.  SchoolMax allows you to check your child's attendance and grades as inputted by their teacher.  SchoolMax can be accessed through any device with an internet connection. A username and password can be accessed by our parental engagement assistant and is all that is required to log in and monitor the progress and successes of your child.

    SI Express is a new app for smartphones and tablets that allows for quick on-the-go access to your child’s attendance and grades.