Summer-time Meals Available for Children at 60 Sites in Anne Arundel County

This summer, families can go to select school locations at 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or the mobile curbside sites at specified times to pick-up children meals. Children do not have to be eligible for free and reduced-price meals to pick up meals. As of June 8, 2020, parents and guardians may pick up meals… Read More »

Commemorating Juneteenth

A message from Andrew L. Ross, President and CEO, The Children’s Guild Alliance: Today we commemorate Juneteenth, the day that slavery ended in the U.S. on June 19, 1865. As we paused to reflect on racial injustice and inequalities, Juneteenth reminds us there are many events and contributions by African Americans that were never taught in school. In… Read More »

Celebrating Family Appreciation Week

We are excited to celebrate ​The Children’s Guild Alliance’s first “Family Appreciation Week,” June 8-12, 2020 to thank our families for your role in providing distance learning to your child/ren during the sudden closure of schools due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Family Appreciation Week is designed to show our deepest appreciation for your continued partnership in… Read More »

Our Message of Solidarity

Dear Colleagues and Families, The tragic and senseless death of George Floyd shouts that in America not everyone is free to walk the streets without being harassed or fearing for their lives. We abhor the hate-inspired speech and actions that treat some lives as disposable and regards acts of violence against the defenseless as routine… Read More »

The Children’s Guild Alliance Schools Achieves High Engagement in Distance Learning

While schools remain closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, The Children’s Guild Alliance schools in Maryland and Washington, D.C., continue to implement distance learning designed for students with disabilities, providing special education and related services and achieving 85% student engagement. “Every day missed is a day you don’t get back, especially for our students with… Read More »

The Children’s Guild Alliance Celebrates National Foster Care Month and Holds Online Foster Care Information Session on May 28, 2020

The Children’s Guild Alliance’s is proud to celebrate in May National Foster Care Month and salutes the compassionate people who open their hearts and their home to make a difference in a child’s life by serving as foster parents. National Foster Care Month is a time when public attention is focused on the year-round needs of over half a… Read More »

The Baltimore Sun Features Advice from The Children’s Guild on Talking to Children About COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic affects everyone, including children who may feel confused, afraid, angry, or any number of difficult emotions. How can we recognize their feelings and talk with them about the pandemic? Dr. Sanaz Kumar, a psychiatrist and assistant medical director of The Children’s Guild Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, specializes in child and family psychiatry.… Read More »

Honoring our Teachers and Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

The Children’s Guild Alliance joins the nation in celebrating National Teacher Appreciation Week from May 4-8, 2020. During these difficult and uncertain times, we thank our teachers for their commitment to our students. There will not be any special parties or parades this year, but that does not mean our teachers’ work has gone unnoticed.… Read More »

Talking to Children about COVID-19

As the world fights COVID-19 and the resulting lockdowns and social distancing directives, families face challenges managing stress, talking with children and navigating life during this crisis. Dr. Sanaz Kumar, assistant medical director of The Children’s Guild Outpatient Mental Health Clinic and a staff psychiatrist at The Children’s Guild School of Prince George’s County, specializes… Read More »

New Snow “Birdie” Golf and Oriole’s Spring Training Getaway

New Snow “Birdie” Golf and Oriole’s Spring Training Getaway March 16-17, 2020 Sarasota, FL If June feels like a long time to wait to play golf, we certainly agree and are pleased to announce The Children’s Guild Alliance’s Snow “Birdie” Golf and Oriole’s Spring Training Getaway on March 16-17, 2020, in Sarasota, Florida. Experience the beautiful 18-hole course at the Esplanade… Read More »

Monarch campuses are currently closed and with distance learning students participating in summer school/ESY programming. For a listing of free meals sites for children ages 2 to 18, go to aacps.org/mealpickup. View our resource Talking to Children about COVID-19 and Managing their Social and Emotional Needs.