Student Services News 5/31/17

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 4:53pm

June 1 – Early Dismissal for Commencement Ceremony

MRHS will close at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 1st for graduation.  The majority of our staff will attend the Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2017.  Please note that all ninth, tenth, and eleventh grade students will be dismissed at 10:00 a.m. on June 1, 2017; there will be no after school activities on this date.  All students will be asked to leave the building at dismissal time and take their regular mode of transportation home.  We look forward to celebrating our seniors and thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Bell Schedule will be:

7:20 – Late Bell

7:25-7:45      Period 1

7:49-8:09      Period 2

8:13-8:33      Period 3

8:33-8:48      Break

8:52-9:12      Period 4A

9:16-9:36      Period 5

9:40-10:00    Period 6



News from Student Services

IMPORTANT DATES / WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW                                      


June 1                        MRHS Commencement at Merriweather Post Pavilion-11:00 am

June 3                        SAT Test Day

June 6                        Next Steps Program - 6:45 pm in the auditorium

June 9                        Period 1 Exam

June 10                     ACT Test Day

June 12-14                Schools Close 3 Hours Early

June 12                     Periods 2 & 3 Exams

June 13                     Period 4A & 4B Exams

June 14                     Periods 5 & 6 Exams

June 14                     Last Day of School



Attention Parents/Guardians of 9-11 Grade Students

Mark your calendars:  We will be holding the Next Steps:  Empowering Students with the Tools to be College & Career Ready program on Tuesday, June 6.  This year we are hosting a mini-College and Career Fair which will be held prior to the breakout sessions from 6:00 – 6:45 pm in the commons.   Representatives from Stevenson University, Howard Community College, UMBC, Paul Mitchell, Shippensburg, TranZed Apprenticeship Services, U.S. Marine Corps, and Chatham University will be available.  Workshops will be 30 minutes long, beginning at 7:00 pm, and three different session rotations will be offered.  Topics include: Junior Parent Information, College and Career Exploration: Naviance, The Community College Experience, Writing Effective College Essays, Navigating a Successful Admissions Process, SAT/ACT-Breaking Down the Differences, TranZed Apprenticeship Opportunities, Financial Aid (FAFSA), and the University of Maryland Army ROTC.



Youth Leadership Opportunity

Are you interested in gaining valuable leadership experience?  Apply to attend the Military Order of the World Wars Youth Leadership Conference June 21-24 at St. John's College in Annapolis, MD.  Please visit for more information and application materials.  Applications are due June 16th.



University of Maryland and College Access Conference

The University of MD is hosting their 18th annual College Access Conference on Saturday, June 24, beginning at 8:00 am in the Adele H. Stamp Student Union.  This conference offers guidance to under-represented and first generation rising juniors and seniors as they prepare to navigate the college admission process.  There is no cost for the program; however, students are asked to register online at no later than Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

For questions, please call 301-314-8385 or 1-800-422-5867.



Directory of Mental Health Services in Howard County

The “Directory of Mental Health Services in Howard County,” provided by the Howard County Mental Health Authority, is available to the public and can be found at the following link:



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