• Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - Code Yellow - Schools and offices are closed. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL only must report to work.

    Today's Aerospace Engineering and Aviation Technology at DuVal High School Open House Information Session is rescheduled for Monday, March 26, 2018, at 6:00 PM. Please email dhsaero@pgcps.org if you have any additional questions.

    Miércoles, 21 de marzo, 2018 - Código Amarillo – Todas las escuelas permanecen cerradas. Todas las oficinas permanecen cerradas. Solamente el PERSONAL DE EMERGENCIA debe reportarse al trabajo.

    La sesión informativa abierta al público sobre Ingeniería Aeroespacial y Tecnología Aeronáutica para la Escuela Superior DuVal, programada para hoy, será reprogramada para el lunes, 26 de marzo del 2018 a las 6:00 p. m. Si tiene preguntas adicionales, por favor, envíe un correo electrónico a dhsaero@pgcps.org

  • ESOL Department

    English Language Learner Parent Guide

    Laurel High School

    Our Contact Information

    Laurel High School, 8000 Cherry Lane, Laurel, MD 20707; Tel: 301-497-2050

    Web Address: www.pgcps.org/laurelhs

    Family Portal: https://family.sis.pgcps.org. (Get password at LHS Office.) Parent Training – Sept. 21 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Room 116

    Your Contact Information: We always need YOUR current telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and street address. Please keep in touch with us about your child.

    ELL Staff at LHS:

         (Español- 301-497-2050)

    International Student Counseling Office (ISCO) (Placement Test; Transcript Evaluation)

    Judith Hoyer Building, 8908 Riggs Road, Adelphi, MD 20783; Telephone: 301-445-8460

    School Calendar (See website for details: www.pgcps.org/calendar)

    August 23, 2016- All PG County students return to school; Last Day, June 9, 2017

    Daily LHS School Schedule: Monday- Friday, 7:45 am-2:25 pm

    Days with no school for students: Sept. 5, 30; Oct. 12, 21, 31; Nov. 8, 11, 23-25; Dec. 23-31;   Jan. 2, 16, 20; Feb. 10, 20; March 27; April 14, 17, 18-21; May 29.

    Dates of Student Progress Reports (PR), Quarter Ends (QE) and Report Cards (RC):

    Quarter 1- October 5 (PR), October 28 (QE), & November 15 (RC);

    Quarter 2- December 21 (PR), January 19 (QE), & February 3 (RC);

    Quarter 3- March 7 (PR), March 24 (QE), & April 10 (RC);

    Quarter 4- May 23 (PR), June 9 (QE), & June 22 (RC).

    Other Important Dates

    Back-to-School Night - September 7, 2016,   

    6-9 p.m.

    Parent-Teacher Conferences - November 11, 2016,   7:45 a.m.-2:25p.m.

    HSA’s & PARCC’s Nov28 - Jan17 PARCC- ENG/ALG; Jan 9-20 HSA - BIO/GOV; April 10- May 30 PARCC - ENG/ALG/GEO; May 22 - Jun 9 HSA – BIO/GOV.

    WIDA test of ELLs- January 9 - March 3.

    Adult ESL Registration – PGCC Laurel College Center, Sept  15, 2016 6:30 pm. Classes run Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Feb.2, 2017 @ PGCC, Laurel College Center. (Contact 301-546-0891 between 9am and 4 pm; e-mail: AdultEducation@pgcc.edu).

    Important Forms

    See website & ask students for: School lunch form; Uniform, I.D. & Electronic Use policies; Plagiarism policy. Please help your child honor our policies.

    Which Offices for Various School Services and Supports?  

    ISCO- Evaluates transcripts brought from overseas. First step to register into county schools.

    School Registrar- Processes enrollment and withdrawal of students from LHS.

    School Nurse- Monitor immunizations & makes referrals for student health concerns.

    Security- Deals with school safety and police issues, including cyber-bullying.

    Counselors- Provide annual class schedules, college information, referrals to various community services, and schedule parent- teacher conferences.