Today's Topics - March 16, 2017

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:51am


Today’s Tennis scrimmage at Liberty has been moved to Friday, 3/17, at Liberty  3:30

The softball scrimmage at South Carroll on Saturday, 3/18, has been cancelled.



Class of 2018 is in need of parent volunteers to sell tickets for this year’s Prom.  Click here to see the schedule and sign-up to help us out!  


The MRHS Theatre Presents

The Music Man

March 16-18 at 7pm / March 19 at 3pm

Ticket sales during all lunch shifts!

Tickets: $8 online at,  $10 at the door


Celebrate your 2017 Graduate through a Yearbook Ad!

Yearbook The Yearbook staff sells space in the back of the yearbook for you to create a memory that will last forever.  Now we have made it even easier with Jostens’ ReplayIt app.  It’s fast, easy, and right from your smart phone or other mobile device; just follow the prompting on the app!



CONCESSIONS for Spring Sports  The concession stand needs volunteers to keep it running. Please use the link below to volunteer a little of your time to support our students.  Boosters Club uses proceeds to benefit ALL students in clubs, sports, music, dance, etc.  MRHS students may sign-up for service hours! 


SUMMER CAMPS Boosters-sponsored summer camps with by MRHS Athletic Coaches and Fine Arts Teachers take place each summer.  We offer a complete selection of Sports and Music/Fine Arts Camps to choose from for students in 1st-12th grades.    NEW THIS YEAR . . . Let’s Get Cooking Culinary Camp and Multi-Sport Camp!  MRHS offers the ideal atmosphere for an exceptional summer camp experience with exposure to MRHS facilities and excellent staff.  Most camps run for 5 days with weekly sessions beginning June 9th, ending the week of July 31st.  For more information including the camp descriptions and schedules, CLICK HERE.




2nd Annual Mattress Fundraiser – Saturday, March 25  Save up to 50% off retail, over 20 sets on display and a team of experts on hand to answer any questions, all while supporting the MRHS Music Program!





PTSA Senior Scholarship application deadline has been extended until 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 to allow seniors that are members of the MRHS PTSA some extra time during Spring Break to complete their application.   All applications MUST be submitted no later than 2:30 p.m. on April 18th.  There will be no further extensions or exceptions.  The application is available on the PTSA website at


Two Easy Ways to Support MRHS PTSA

Right Away and Continually Throughout the Year!


Do you shop at Harris Teeter?  With the HT Together in Education program donations are made to our PTSA each time you shop, no cost to you- just link your card ASAP any of these ways:

the cashier to link MRHS at the store when shopping
go onto the MRHS PTSA website to link your card
go online to:  
add your phone number and/or Harris Teeter card # to your PTSA membership form and we will link it for you.  

Remember EACH YEAR YOU NEED TO RE-ENROLL YOUR CARD.  Last school year a thank you to the HT TIE program for donating over $2000- to MRHS PTSA! Please enroll your card today!


We now have an Amazon Smile link to support our MRHS PTSA!  

Go to the link:     to shop and Amazon will donate a portion to our PTSA.  

You can bookmark and save the link so each time you shop it supports our PTSA.  The link can also be found on the PTSA website.



Community Events of Interest

HC DrugFree Annual Senior Week: Staying Safe in Ocean City presentation on March 22 / 7pm at Atholton High School  Read more . . .


Bright Minds Foundation’s 3rd Annual Strutting with the Staff  dance competition will be held March 22 from 7-9pm at the Jim Rouse Theater.  This annual event benefits the Bright Minds Foundation and the students of HCPSS.  Bright Minds Foundation has provided 1, 035 computers to students and awarded $118,000 in teacher grants!  Read more . . .


Mu Alpha Theta Math Tournament to be held March 25th, 2017 from 8:30am - 2pm at Centennial High School. Students may compete in six categories: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Precalc, Calc AB, Calc BC. The top 5 students in each category will be recognized and even receive money! This is a great opportunity for students to be rewarded for all the hard work they have done so far. If you would like to register, go to! Individual registration is $5 per student and free refreshments are included!


HoCo Hacks Hackathon  If you are interested in computer science, come to the 3rd Annual HoCo Hacks Hathathon!  High school students from around the county will gain programming experience by spending the day coding a project that fits the theme presented at the event.  The Hackathon includes a presentation by guest speak Dr. Singh, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University.  Students may work in groups of up to three members and food will be provided.  The Hackathon will be held at Centennial High School on April 22 from 10a.m. – 6p.m.  For more information and to sign up for a spot, visit the HoCo Hacks 2017 website at


Service Learning Hours Opportunity  The HoCo Office on Aging and Independence seeks student volunteers to assist with their annual WomenFest event which will take place on Saturday, April 29 at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center in Glenwood. Service hours will be approved upon completion of shift services. 

WomenFest is a FUN and INTERACTIVE event that entails engaging seminars, health screenings, vendors/exhibitors, cooking and fitness demos, etc.  We are looking for students to help assist with this annual event.  If you are interested in helping and earning service hours, please visit the website at



The Glenwood Branch of the Howard County Library System announces our spring college admissions and essay series of workshops.  

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.

Navigating the College Application Process
Mar 29 (7 - 8:30 pm) Register:
May 3 (7 - 8:30 pm) Register:

Writing the College Essay
Apr 25 (7 - 8 pm) Register:
May 20 (3:30 - 4:30 pm) Register:


Read about more Community News and Programs of Interest. . .