MRHS Today's Topics - May 16, 2016

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:26pm

Athletic Schedule Updates

Softball Section Semifinal
Marriotts Ridge at South Carroll  Monday 5/16  4:00

Baseball Section Semifinal  Monday 5/16  4:00

Winters Mill at Marriotts Ridge

Lacrosse Section Finals  Monday 5/16 
Girls
Glenelg at Marriotts Ridge  5:00
Boys
Marriotts Ridge at Mt. Hebron  7:00
All admission $6.00  MPSSAA passes only

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The nationally ranked Marriotts Ridge Marching Band is looking for students to join the Color Guard and will be hosting an open house this Wednesday, May 18th from 6:30-8:00 in the Band Room. No previous experience is required. A dance background is helpful but not required. Don't miss your chance to be part of a nationally ranked performing group! Flyer is attached at the bottom of the page.

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The MRHS PTSA invites parents to serve on the PTSA commitee. The PTSA providers various services to the MRHS school community. Please visit PTSA website (http://www.marriottsridgeptsa.org) for the details on the services. Nominations are accepted for executive and non-executive positions. Interested parents can contact Swami Swaminathan at swami@usa.com or Dave Brown at wesdad96@gmail.com.

 

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Family Restaurant Night at La Trattoria Montese
Thursday, May 19th!
Dine in or Carry Out - 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Located at: Silo Building Center, 2470 Long Stone Lane ~ Marriottsville, MD 21104
Proceeds from this event will support the MVMS PTA Community Outreach efforts to help various programs, both local and international.
You MUST hand in a flier for our school to receive this percentage!  Fliers will be sent home the day of the event or use this link to print a new one:http://mvmspta.yolasite.com/resources/Trattoria%20reminder%20mini%20flier%202016.pdf

 

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The student book club will hold our last meeting of the year on June 9th during break to discuss, Red Rising by Pierce Brown.  Stop by the media center if you need a copy!

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HEALTH ROOM END OF YEAR INFORMATION FOR SENIORS**

Congratulations on your child's upcoming graduation! We wish them the best of luck.

All medication must be picked up by 2:30pm on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.  Any medication not picked up will be disposed of according to HCPSS policy.

On Thursday, May 26, 2016, many of you may be attending the planned Assembly beginning at 8:30am. If you are going to be here for this program, please consider picking up your child’s medication at that time. This is not recommended for life-saving medications

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To the Wonderful Mustang Volunteers.
Please join us for a luncheon in your honor.
The 8th of June, 2016
Beginning at 10:30 AM in the Guidance Office.


Please RSVP to: Debbie Derwart @ deborah_derwart@hcpss.org

 

“Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. 
 It's what you do for others."  Danny Thomas

 Sincere gratitude for all of your time, efforts and assistance.

 

 

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HITCHING POST

END OF YEAR SALE

MAY 23 AND MAY 24

10:30AM-12:30PM AND 2:00PM-3:30PM

25%-50% OFF OF SELECT SPIRIT WEAR,

FAN GEAR AND OTHER ITEMS

75% OFF SCHOOL SUPPLIES

SALE IS ON IN STORE ITEMS ONLY AND SIZES ARE LIMITED!!

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An opportunity from the Horizon Foundation:

Do you want to be on TV or help produce a series of commercials?

Are you a high school student or young adult age 14–24? Are you funny or creative? We Want YOU! This is a great opportunity for anyone that has on-screen talent or behind the scenes energy for a commercial series challenging the marketing tactics of the sugary drink industry. The series will air to residents of Howard County, Maryland.

 There are numerous ways to participate: on screen actors, idea-generators, organizers, event planners, extras, on-site filmers, social media experts, and community advocates. THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY to showcase your skills and talents and get experience for the future!

 Event Name:  Horizon Foundation’s Open Casting Call

Date:  Saturday, May 21, 2016

Audition Slots Available: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

How to sign up: Visit hocounsweetened.org/castme to sign up for an audition time and/or check interest in other support roles

Auditions/Participation Open To: Students age 14-24 years interested in acting AND behind the scenes roles

Location:  Howard High School (Theater)

Location Address:  8700 Old Annapolis Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Responsibilities: Show up at designated audition time

Food available for volunteers:  Snacks will be available

What to wear:  comfortable

NHS/SSL Hours Available:  YES – for audition; YES – for future time spent on this project

Registration deadline:  Students should register ASAP for preferred time slot athocounsweetened.org/castme

Event Coordinator, phone, email:  Glenn Schneider casting@thehorizonfoundation.org or call 443-766-1217

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721 pounds of meds and several boxes of “sharps” (needles, syringes, and EpiPens) were collected and 130 personal medication storage boxes were given away for free at the HC DrugFree location in the Wilde Lake Village Center within 4 hours on Saturday, April 30. Thank you to the hundreds of residents who participated in this drive-thru service and removed these items from youth and your families. HC DrugFree has ordered 500 additional storage boxes and plans to hold another meds and sharps collection in the fall. For more information, visit www.hcdrugfree.org and go to Events or emailinfo@hcdrugfree.org. 

HC DrugFree's Teen Advisory Council Meeting will be on Monday, May 23 at 5:30 PM at The Barn in the Oakland Mills Village Center. Feel free to bring your high school friends! Parents are welcome to join us. Please let us know if you can attend and how many you will be bringing so that we can order enough pizza for everyone.

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The Activities and Athletics Fair for incoming freshmen will be held on Friday, June 3rd, 2016, from 8:30 am to 10:20 am. This is an opportunity for all teams, clubs and student organizations to meet with and distribute information to next year's freshmen class. Please contact your coach or club advisor to sign-up for a table at the fair by Friday, May 27th. Questions about the fair can be directed to Ms. Shaina McQueen (shaina_mcqueen@hcpss.org).

 

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Early birds sign up now!!  Join in the fun at Marriotts Ridge!!!

Registration is now open for the Marriotts Ridge Booster summer sports and music camps.  For a complete list and registration information, check out the website: http://www.mrhs-boosters.com/summer-camps

Register now, early registration until May 15, 2016

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The Social Studies Department is in search of parent volunteers to help with an American Government financial literacy simulation through The Junior Achievement Personal Finance Experience.  Two Howard County high schools are selected each year to participate in this worthwhile program that runs students through a simulation geared toward making some of the significant financial decisions that they will encounter as adults.  No experience is necessary to volunteer.

 

The simulation will take place on Friday, May 27, 2016 in the MRHS Cafeteria from 7:45AM to 10:30AM.

 

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Attention Golfers!
  
Our 2016 MRHS Boosters Golf Classic will be held on Friday, June 3rd, 2015 at Waverly Woods Golf Course with registration at 12pm.  This is one of the boosters signature fund raising events.  This year you can register and sponsor on-line at http://www.mrhs-golf.com.   We have opportunities for Tournament Sponsors, Corporate Sponsors, Hole Sponsors and registration for singles or foursomes. This year we accept payment on-line via credit card for golfers and foursomes.  Tournament Sponsors, Hole Sponsors and Corporate sponsors can pay on-line via credit card or choose to be invoiced from our web site.
 

· Tournament Sponsorships are $1,500.00 and they receive a foursome, a logo on our web site, a banner displayed at the club house, beer cart advertisement, a hole sign, and custom opportunities to advertise and promote your business.  Have your logo ready when you register to upload it to our web site.

· Corporate Sponsorships are $1,000.00 and they receive a foursome, a logo on our web site, a banner displayed at the club house, and a hole sign.  Have your logo ready when you register to upload to our web site.

· Hole Sponsorships are $275.00 and they have their logo displayed on our web site, and hole sign. Parents this is a great way to create a hole sign that honor, thank or promote a teacher, coach, student, club, or team! 

· Foursomes are $600.00 and Individual Golfers are $150.00.  Golfers receive a boxed lunch provided by Harris Teeter, golf for the tournament with a cart, dinner provided by Outback Steakhouse, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages during the tournament.

 
We have set a goal to raise $10,000.00 this year to support the many sports, clubs, and extracurricular activities at the school.  Visit our web site http://www.mrhs-golf to sponsor the tournament, sponsor a hole, and to sign up to play!  Any support you can provide is greatly appreciated, and remember, your donations are tax deductible.  MRHS Boosters is a 509(c)(3) Charity, Tax ID # State: 31202436, Fed: 41-2177587.  If you have any questions, please email me at cf3mail@gmail.com, MRHS Golf Committee, or Jo Anne Kohler, your MRHS Boosters President at jekmdk@comcast.net.  Color Guard Flier.pdf