Longfellow Elementary School Snapshot Location: 5470 Hesperus Drive, Columbia MD, 21044 410.313.6879 http://loes.hcpss.org @hcpss_loes Green School e-mail Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facility Opened: 1970 School Capacity: 512 2014-2015 Total Enrollment (Pre-K - 5): 453 PTA Members - 134
2015-2016 Longfellow Green Team Staff Members Laurel Marsh, Principal Dan Notari, Assistant Principal & Green School Committee Chair Kim Clawson, GT Teacher & Green School Committee Co-Chair Jennifer Stuck, PTA Representative Becky Leonard, Grade 3 Teacher Ally Basile, 4/5 Math Teacher Jill Rzegocki, RECC Paraeducator Lauryn Krissinger, 4/5 ELA Teacher Michelle Baker, Technology Teacher Michelle Wood, Grade 1 Teacher Sam Alger, Art Teacher Jennifer Ludwig, Grade 2 Teacher Teresa Spray, Grade 3 Teacher Shayla Bright, 4/5 Math Teacher Laurie Buckland, Special Educator Jill Reynolds, Reading Recovery Teacher & Reading Specialist Laura Zawodny, Grade 2 Teacher Ricky Oliver, Custodial Day Chief Sue Brown, Teacher's Secretary
Longfellow Elementary School Overview Longfellow Elementary's motto is "Where Soaring Eagles Dare to Dream." Our school community, which includes staff, students, parents, community members and business partners, celebrates diversity and emphasizes collaboration. Our school takes great pride in our diverse student body and rich school history. Longfellow was one of the first schools built in Columbia, and continues to be a school where students are eager to learn each and every day. Our students know that a committed and dedicated staff awaits them to guide and nurture them to great academic and social heights. This warm and welcoming atmosphere encourages our parents and community to participate in all aspects of our school program. Our very active PTA provides cultural arts programs, charity drives, and volunteers within our classrooms on a regular basis.
Longfellow's Recent Accomplishments • Maryland Green School 1st Re-Certification 2015 • LEED Certified School-wide Renovation 2015 • PBIS State Exemplar Gold Status 2012 & 2013 • USDA Healthier US School Bronze Level • Healthy Howard Gold Award 2012 & Silver Award 2013 • Recipient of STEM Grant • Professional Development School with Towson University • Student participation in The Howard County Children’s Chorus • Matthew Winner, Outstanding Educator Using Technology Award from Maryland Society for Educational Technology & MSDE Master Teacher at the Educator Effectiveness Academy • Student recognition for MSA scores by Council of Elders of the Black Community of Howard County • Kate Graham, nominated for First Year Educator Award • Students participated in the Howard County Children’s Choral Festival • Participated in Howard County Library’s Rube Goldberg Competition • MSDE MSA Recognition Award