MRHS Today's Topics - June 13, 2016

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 8:20pm

News from the Health Room

Please be aware of the following recalls:

The Parmavite LLC company is recalling specific lots of Nature Made products due to possible Salmonella or Staphyloccus aureus contamination. For more information/products/lot #'s can be found on the following website:

Frito Lay has also issued a voluntary recall of select Rold Gold Tiny Twists, Rold Gold Thins, Rold Gold Sticks, and Rold Gold Honey wheat braided due to potential undeclared peanut allergen. For more information:

Reminder:  End of Year Medication Information

This is a reminder from the Health Room that all medications and supplies must be picked up by a parent or guardian before Friday, June 17 at 12:30 p.m. Any medication not picked up will be disposed of according to HCPSS policy.

2016-2017 Medication Forms Information:

Medication forms for the 2016-20167 schoolyear were sent home on June 1 or can be picked up from the Health Room.   Please have all medication forms completed, dated, and signed by the physician afterJuly 01, 2016. All over-the-counter medications must arrive in a new, unopened container with a medication form completed by the physician.

Summer School Students:

If your student is attending summer school at Marriotts Ridge and currently has medications, you may pick them up from the Health Room on the last day of summer school.

 Please contact the Health Room with any concerns 410-313-5419.


Howard County Fair: MRHS Oreo Booth

 The Boosters Club will be sponsoring the Deep Fried Oreo Booth at the Howard County Fair again this year.  The fair is August 6-13 and we need your help!  We will need help setting up and tearing down the booth as well as help manning the booth during the fair.  Adults and students are encouraged to volunteer; it’s a great opportunity to volunteer, meet the MRHS community and have some fun.  The Oreo Booth is an important fund raiser for the Boosters and will only be successful with your help.  More information will follow in early July, including a Sign-Up Genius link to volunteer.  Mark your calendars now.  If you have any questions, please contact Bryan Hockensmith:


2016 American Idol Top 10 Finalist Olivia Rox with Warren Hill Concert

7 PM on Sunday, June 26 at Glenelg High School

Tickets at

Concert to benefit Glenelg High School Music Department

See attachment for additional detailsOliviaRoxFlyer-HalfPage.pdf 


From previous Today’s Topics:

2016 Fall Sports Information:

2016 Fall Sports Information

Marriotts Ridge High School

The following information will help parents and incoming 10th, 11th, and 12th graders as you prepare for the fall sports season:

The fall sports season begins on August 10th.
All those planning on trying out for a Fall Sport must have a 2.0 GPA with no more than one failing grade for the marking period.
All 10th, 11th, and 12th  graders will need the following:

Current physical: Must be dated after April 1, 2016.
Athletic Participation form.
Copy of Birth Certificate. One time item. If the student has played a sport before, this is already on file.
Proof of residency. This may be a BGE bill, phone bill, etc.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest form.
You can download all forms on the MRHS website:
All student athletes must be insured.
All students must have concussion testing prior to the first practice, except for Golf and Cross Country. Concussion testing is good for 2 years.


The following is a list of all fall head coaches. It includes their email addresses and first practice date and time. Please refer all questions to the coaches, and do not mail information to the school. It may get misplaced.

Sport                            Coach                          email                                                   Start

Volleyball                    Amanda Olsen                        8/15

                                                                         Main Gym  8:30am

Field Hockey                Stacie Gado                               8/12

                                                                          Hockey field  8:00am


Boys and Girls             Rich Malt                                   8/15     

Cross Country                                                    Track 3:00pm


Girls Cross Country     Jason Conley                           8/15

                                                                         Track 3:00pm     


Football                       Marcus Lewis                          8/10

                                                                        Weight Room  8am


Cheerleading              Kelly Brown                              8/10

                                                                        Aux Gym  8am                       


Girls Soccer                 Karyn Peksa                             8/10

                                                                        Track   8am


Boys Soccer                 Quinn Khouri                        8/10    

                                     Paul Courtney    

                                                                          Soccer practice field   9am                


Boys and Girls Golf     Mark Dubbs                    

The first tryout will be held at Waverly on or about 8/15 TBD Contact Coach Dubbs  for more information


Allied Soccer               Kim Burke         

 Practice will begin in early September


Concussion Testing will be held in the Media Center computer lab under the direction of our Athleic Trainer, Carly Hayes, on the following dates:

8/2   Cheerleading      3:30       Girls Soccer    4:30

8/3   Volleyball            3:30       Boys Soccer   4:30

8/4   Field Hockey       3:30     Football           4:30

8/5    Football    3:30      Make Ups 4:30

8/9  Make Ups            3:30 and 4:30

All are expected on time with the concussion paperwork. Email Carly with questions

The Fall Sportsmanship Meeting will be held on 8/22 at 7pm in the auditorium. One parent or guardian of each fall student-athlete is expected to attend.


MRHS Fall Field Hockey

If you or your student plans on trying out for Field Hockey in the Fall, please email Coach Gado at to receive Preseason information.   We will collect paperwork and begin the Fall Season on Friday, August 12 from 8:00am-10:00am at the Field Hockey Field.


MRHS Fall Cross Country

If you or your student plans on running Cross Country this fall, please take some time to read about tryout information, the summer training log, and summer workout information by going

New for next season:  Returning athletes must complete the summer training log in order to run in the first meet.  Returning runners must be within two minutes of their 5k times from last year in order make the team.  New runners must run a 5K in 30 minutes or less.

If you have any questions regarding summer training or tryout information for the fall, please do not hesitate to contact Coach Malt at

Happy Training!


MR Booster Summer Sports and music Camps! Register 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:



Register now for the Summer Study Skills Camps to be held the weeks of August 1 and 8. Middle School Classesmeet from 9:00 - 11:00 am. during the weeks of August 1-5 and August 8-12. High School classes meet from 12 noon to 2:00 pm also during August 1-5 and August 8-12, Monday-Friday. One session longer than the academic year classes, the expanded time guarantees that students have time for fun and creative activities as part of the powerful Stressless Tests® curriculum. Proven to be effective for all students, the Camp is an especially powerful way to prepare students as they move into the new academic demands of middle school or high school. All classes meet at the Owen Brown Community Association building in Columbia.

 Subjects include · How to Study More Effectively ·Time Management - Overcoming Procrastination ·Test-taking Skills ·Focusing, Concentrating and Getting Organized, ·Taming ADD ·Dealing with Boredom and Overwhelm ·Effective Self Advocacy, and more. Great for students who have never learned how to study and those who are creative thinkers whether they are gifted learners or struggling students.

The fee is just $175 for Summer Camp and includes a copy of What's My Style? Test and Study Secrets for Procrastinating Teens by Betty Caldwell.

To register, go to For more information, contact Betty Caldwell at