Today's Topics - November 29, 2017

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:22am



Have you ordered your Racine Danish Kringles?  If not, this is one yummy fundraiser you do not want to miss!  Order deadline is THIS FRIDAY, December 1!  


PLACE ORDER HERE . . . Racine Danish Kringles


Due to damage from recent storms to much of the citrus crops in Florida and Texas, we have chosen not to sell oranges and grapefruit this year.  For those wanting to order citrus, please support a local high school music program such as River Hill, Mt. Hebron or Glenelg.




PTSA Meeting scheduled for December 11 has been canceled.  Our next meeting will be Monday, January 8 at 7pm in Student Services.


Restaurant Raffle  Send It appears that some MRHS families did not receive their blue envelopes in the mail.  If that is the case, please send your mailing address to Theresa Yodzis at .    ALSO, if you have friends, neighbors, or relatives that live locally who would like to participate in our Restaurant Raffle, Theresa will be happy to send them a blue envelope!  Just email names and address to Theresa and she will do the rest!    AND . . . don’t forget to return your ticket stubs!  If you want/need more tickets, see Mrs. Lockhoff or Mrs. Romero in the front office.  Prize drawing will be held on December 15.    For more information on this fundraiser, visit the PTSA website or contact Theresa Yodzis at


Senior Scholarships  If your MRHS Senior would like to apply for one of the four $1500 PTSA Scholarships they must be a member of the MRHS PTSA.  Please visit our website at for membership information.    More information on the Senior Scholarships will be coming soon!


Calling the Class of 2017 . . . You Are Invited!  Join us on Wednesday, December 20, for the Alumni Chat with the Class of 2018.  We are looking for alumni who would like to be part of our panel.

When: Wed., December 20, 2017

Time: 7:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

RSVP by December 6, 2017 to Mrs. Hildreth, School Counselor, at


SAT/ACT Practice Test  Do you know which test you should prep for?  Find out by taking Kaplan’s combo practice test.  You’ll get to try the content, timing, and format of each test, so that you will know which exam to focus on.

Where: Marriotts Ridge High School

When: Saturday, January 13, 8:45 a.m.

Cost: $20 (cash or check payable to MRHS PTSA)

Register online at  for our SAT/ACT practice test today!



Grocery Reward Programs  Make sure your grocery rewards cards are linked to help support MRHS PTSA program!


 the cashier to link MRHS to your card (id # 2504) at the store when shopping.
Go onto the MRHS PTSA website to link your card under info/forms or right to Harris Teeter
Let’s us help! Email Francine at with your last name and phone number or VIC rewards number and she will link your rewards.
Did you know that we earn more if you use the self-checkout line?


Each year your card is automatically re-enrolled in the Giant/Martins program, and you can support more than one school at a time.Please encourage family and friends who live both in and out of state to support MRHS PTSA by enrolling their cards in A+ Rewards at Giant, Martins, and Stop & Shop, linked to our school id#04912.
Visit and select Savings and Rewards.Follow the prompts to create your online account.You will need your 12-digit Giant Card number and School ID #04912.Don’t know your card number? Call 1-877-36-2668, option #1.


Follow MRHS PTSA on Facebook! 




Winter Concessions  We have moved inside for the winter sports season!  The stand might be small, but we still serve up hotdogs, pizza, nachos, pretzels, popcorn, drinks and snacks!!  Please sign-up for a slot (or two) and volunteer just a little of your time for a great cause --- OUR KIDS!  Inside concessions will be open for home basketball (boys and girls) and wrestling matches with dates available now through mid-February! 



Driver Education  Street Smarts of Maryland hosts multiple sessions of Drivers Ed held at Marriotts Ridge High School.  Please consider supporting this important Boosters fundraiser!

Next Session -- December 6-19 from 2:45-6:00 p.m.

To register, use this link:



Community News and Programs


QuHacks Hackathon If you’re interested in computer science, come to the second annual QuHacks Hackathon! High school students from across Maryland will gain programming experience and learn more about computer science through workshops and by coding a project throughout the day. No prior experience is necessary! The Hackathon includes presentations by guest speakers and workshops to give you a crash course in a variety of areas, such as: Java, Web development, and Android app development. Students may work in groups of up to 2 members.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided!  The Hackathon will be held at the Commons at UMBC, from 9:30AM-6:30PM. For more information and to sign up, go to


HC DrugFree: TAC (Teen Advisory Council) will meet Monday, December 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Barn(Teen Center) in the Oakland Mills Village Center. TAC is open to all Howard County high school students and community service hours are available. Free pizza. Teens and parents must complete the registration form found on the Teen Advisory Council page at and teens must RSVP to before each meeting.