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Join us for Burger King Restaurant Night April 30th!

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 11:18am

Join us at Burger King on April 30th from 5:00-9:00pm and help raise funds for Stevens Forest Elementary School! 7106 Minstrel Way, Columbia, MD 21045 Please make sure you bring your FLYER!
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Join us for Uno's Restaurant Night - TONIGHT, March 12th!

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:41am

Come support our 5th grade class on Monday, March 12th at Uno Pizzeria & Grill. Dine in or take out! Uno will donate up to 20% of your check. Our 5th graders are raising money for their Simulated Congressional Hearings at the end of the year. Bring your FLYER anytime between 11:00am - 11:00pm. Long Gate shopping Center 4470 Long Gate Parkway Ellicott City, MD 21043
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Spring Instructional Seminars

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:17am

We have some new Spring Instructional Seminars which will be starting SOON Instructional Seminars are open to all students in grades 1-5. These are interest-based seminars that run between 8 – 12 weeks in length. Seminars take place either before school, from 8:00-8:45 AM or during the grade level recess time. Most seminars will begin the week of February 5 and end in May. Exact start and end dates are listed below and on the Interest Forms. Students, who are interested in participating, need to fill out an interest form. Interest Forms can be found in folders attached to the bulletin board display outside of the GT Room (opposite the Media Center). Space is limited, so get your Interest Forms in early. Completed Interest Forms are due by Monday, January 29. Please see Mrs. Kastner or Mrs. Lepore if you have any questions. Grade 1 “Reader’s Theater” on Mondays at recess (11:05 – 11:35 am) February 5 - May 7 Do you like to act and put on shows? In this seminar, you will use your imagination and practice your reading skills as we read and perform plays. “Lions, Tigers and Bobcats” on Fridays at recess (11:05 – 11:35 am) February 8 - May 10 Do you love animals, especially cats? In this seminar, you will learn about wild cats. Use what you learn to create a small display to share with others about how important these animals are to our world. Grade 2 “Are We There yet?” on Mondays at recess (10:35 - 11:05 am) February 5 - May 7 Are you interested in learning about the history of transportation using water, land, and air? Come to this seminar to learn about boats, trains, cars, airplanes. You will create a model of your favorite type of transportation or design a new way to get around. “Author Study” on Tuesdays at recess (10:35 - 11:05 am) February 6 - May 1 Do you like to read book written by creative authors? In this seminar you will read books written by Robert Munsch’s books. After exploring his writing style, children each chose their favorite book to review. “Mechanics of Bridges” on Wednesdays before school (8:00 – 8:45 am) February 21 - May 9 Did you ever wonder how bridges are constructed? Have you ever wanted to make a small model of a bridge? After studying various bridges, students will build their own version. Grade 3 “Cliffhangers” on Tuesdays at recess (12:50 - 1:20 pm) February 6 - May 1 Do you enjoy reading stories with a “cliff hanging” ending? Do you wonder what could happen next? In this seminar, you will use our creativity to create your own endings to different stories. “Mechanics of Bridges” on Wednesdays before school (8:00 – 8:45 am) February 21 - May 9 Did you ever wonder how bridges are constructed? Have you ever wanted to make a small model of a bridge? After studying various bridges, students will build their own version. Grade 4 “Rubik’s Cube” on Mondays at recess (12:20 - 12:50 pm) February 12 - May 7 Have you ever tried to solve the Rubik’s Cube puzzle? Learn about the different parts and layers of the cube and use algorithms to solve the cube. “Migratory Animals” on Tuesdays before school (8:00 - 8:45) February 6 - May 1 Have you ever wondered why animals move from one area to another? In this seminar, you will learn about the reasons why animals migrate to other places. You will also get to select an animal that you would like to research. “Simple Machines” on Fridays before school (8:00 - 8:45 am) March 16 - May 11 Do you like to build and explore ideas related to engineering? In this seminar, you will learn about the different types of simple machines and use K’Nex pieces to create pulleys, wheels, axles, levers, just to name a few. Grade 5 “Rubik’s Cube” on Mondays at recess (2:05 - 2:35 pm) February 12 - May 7 Have you ever tried to solve the Rubik’s Cube puzzle? Learn about the different parts and layers of the cube and use algorithms to solve the cube. “Migratory Animals” on Tuesdays before school (8:00 - 8:45) February 6 - May 1 Have you ever wondered why animals move from one area to another? In this seminar, you will learn about the reasons why animals migrate to other places. You will also get to select an animal that you would like to research. “Rubik’s Cube Mosaics” on Tuesdays at recess (2:05 - 2:35 pm) *Being in the Rubik’s Cube seminar is a prerequisite for this seminar April 24 - June 5 Did you enjoy solving the Rubik’s Cube? Do you like to create geometric pictures? If so, this seminar is for you. You will use cubes to create various patterns and pictures.
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Do you have a child who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2018?

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 8:57am

Learn more HERE! Please join us for an information session about Kindergarten in the Howard County Public School System. Click below for a flyer with more information: ENGLISH SPANISH KOREAN
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Parent/Teacher Conference Sign Up Begins November 13th

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:40am

Parent/Teacher Conferences offer a wonderful opportunity to learn more about your child’s educational progress and to partner with the school. There is only one conference window on the HCPSS calendar this school year. The upcoming November conferences will be held with your child’s homeroom/AM teacher. As always, please feel free to reach out to any of your child’s teachers, if you would like to meet outside of the fall conference window. Conferences/Meetings can always be scheduled at any time during the year as needed. Parents/guardians may schedule the parent/teacher conferences in HCPSS Connect starting on Monday, November 13.
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Spirit Days at SFES

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:32am

Hat Day--January 19 Twin Day--February 15 Wacky Tacky Day--March 29 SFES Spirit Day--April 20 Red, White & Blue Day--May 31 Crazy Hair Day--June 12
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McDonald's Restaurant Night - Tonight, November 6th!

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:10am

Join us for a fun night out tonight, November 6th from 5:00pm-9:00pm. 15% of proceeds benefit SFES and everyone wil enjoy a FREE dessert! CLICK HERE FOR FLYER Dobbin Center 6385 Dobbin Road Columbia, MD 21045
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PTA Reflections Art Program Begins

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 8:49am

Our PTA is participating in the 2017 National PTA Reflections Art Competition for the fourth year in a row. Entries are due November 3, 2017. To learn more about the program, and to download the entry forms, visit our PTA Reflections webpage: http://sfespta.weebly.com/reflections-art-competition.html

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