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Get Ready for #PGCPS1stDay with These Tips!

Get Ready for #PGCPS1stDay with These Tips!

  • For Parents |
  • August 25, 2020

The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 31! As we count down to #PGCPS1stDay, here are steps to take to help prepare for a successful start to the school year.

Pick up equipment and materials from your school. Please look for correspondence from your school or check school website for assigned pickup days/times. Note that some equipment and supplies are on backorder; we are doing our best to meet the need.

Attend your school’s virtual orientation on Friday, Aug. 28.

Organize at-home learning supplies. View a list of school supplies needed for distance learning by grade.

Set up a designated space for learning. Encourage your child to help prepare the learning space. Setting up the the space will help them become invested and ready to learn. Check out these tips on creating a good learning environment at home.

Sign into the SchoolMax portal to view student schedules.

Make sure you're ready for the first day of school with a practice run. Test your child's PGCPS-issued email and password to ensure they are able to connect.

Stay tuned for news and updates so that you don’t miss important information. Ensure your contact information is up-to-date and accurate.

Sign up for PGCPS text and email alerts here.

Get in the habit of visiting your school's website frequently to receive updates and stay in the know. Find your school's website

Bookmark our new Distance Learning portal to view helpful information on learning at home in one place.