Today's Topics - May 3, 2017

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 3:41pm


Due to the weather forecast for Friday, the following athletic events will be moved to Thursday, 5/4.

Tennis vs Hammond at MRHS  3:00

Varsity Softball vs Hammond at MRHS  4:00

JV Softball at Hammond  4:00


Are you missing a Prom Suit Jacket?  Two jackets were left at the AfterProm, if one belongs to you, please pick up from the front office.


Scholarship Opportunity  The MRHS SGA will award two $1000 college scholarships to two students who display excellence and leadership in the areas of philanthropy, academics, athletics and/or extracurricular clubs and organizations, and character.   Use this link to download the application packet which includes requirements and criteria for eligibility.  The packet is also available on the school website under Class of 2017 Information.  Applications are due to Ms. Adams in room 212 by 3:00 p.m. on May 11, 2017.  Forms may also be picked up in Student Services.


SGA & Class Council Elections for 2017-18

Students seeking to run for positions on their Class Council or in the Student Government Association for next school year should complete an application.  All forms are due by May 17th.  Any questions, please email your class advisor or SGA advisor, Ms. Adams at


SGA Officer Application

Class Council Application


Music and Drama Families!

The Performing Arts Banquet and Awards Program will be held on Monday, May 10th at 6:00 P.M. in the Cafeteria, with a pot-luck dinner and presentation of awards. Band, choral, drama, and orchestra students and their families are invited to attend! Please use the Sign Up Genius below to volunteer for a short segment of the evening

Please bring a dish to share (8-10 servings) based on your group (if in more than one group, just pick one to represent):

Choral Groups:              Side Dish

Symphonic Band:           Main Dish

Concert Band:                Fruit or fruit salad

Orchestra Groups:         Pasta main dish

Drama Guys:                  Dessert or cookies

Drama Gals:                  Salad   



The MRHS Boosters Club is accepting nominations for 2017-18 Board and Committee members.  Boosters raises over $80,000 annually to support all student extracurricular activities (athletics, fine arts and clubs).  If you would like to get involved, please contact JoAnn Kohler at or Lorraine Fike at



The Marriotts Ridge  PTSA Nominating committee is in search of candidates to take on the important roles on the PTSA Executive Board for the 2017-18 school year. The purpose of this committee is to recruit talented and motivated candidates to fill open PTSA officer positions for the following 2017-2018 school year.  This very important goal can’t happen without your help!

The committee is seeking all persons interested in serving on the PTSA Executive Board or desiring to recommend to the Board qualified persons to contact David Brown at 410-480-2721 or, if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.


Community Events of Interest

The following events are neither sponsored nor endorsed by Marriotts Ridge HS nor the Howard County Public School System.

The Glenwood Branch of the Howard County Library System offers the following:

Highly Selective College Admissions  Collegewise discusses how students get accepted into the nation's most selective colleges and how students can set themselves apart from the rest of the college applicant pool.
Ages 13-19 (parents welcome); 90 min

Tuesday, May 9th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm



Intro to College Applications and Essays The college application process can be daunting, so let local expert Gail Jacobson guide you with successful strategies for applying to colleges and for writing your college essays. Parents strongly encouraged to attend with student.

Ages 14-18; 60-90 min.
Writing the College Essay

May 20 (3:30 - 4:30 pm) 



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