Today's Topics - January 31, 2018

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 3:13pm

Mustang Club Ice Hockey Advances to The Serio Cup!!  On Tuesday the Mustangs beat out Mt.Hebron 6-1 to advance to the HoCo Cup championship game.  Marriotts Ridge will play Glenelg TONIGHT at 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Ice Rink.  Come out and cheer them on as they attempt to repeat as HoCo Champs and the right to keep The Serio Cup at The Ridge!!


Winter Dance – February 3, 7-10 p.m.

$10 Tickets on sale during lunch

Dance guests who do not attend Marriotts Ridge, must complete a Dance Guest Approval Form prior to purchasing a ticket. Download the Winter Dance Guest Approval Form or stop by the front office.


Hitching Post has Your Class Color Spirit Items for Friday’s Pep Rally!  We have tutus, bandanas, face paint, beads, and more . . . .  The Hitching Post is open during lunch and after school until 3PM.  PLUS, this Friday we will open at 6:45 AM for your last minute spirit wear purchases! 

Class Colors:  Senior/Black, Juniors/White, Sophomores/Red, and Freshman/Yellow


Comprehensive Summer School – High School

Registration will be open February 1 at 3:00 p.m. – February 15 at 11:59 p.m.

The HCPSS Comprehensive High School Summer Program is designed to provide diploma-bound students entering Grades 9 through 12 with opportunities to support academic achievement and acceleration. The program offers high school credit-bearing courses in a variety of content areas and levels.  This year’s program will run June 25-August 3 and will be held at Hammond and Atholton High Schools.   For registration and course offerings, click here.






Annual Mustang Flea Market

Save the Date . . . MARCH 3, 2018

And save your donations, too!  For more information, click here.




$40 Early Bird Ticket Sales

January 29-February 1

Online at

$50 February 2-March 8 / $60 at the door


SUMMER CAMPS Boosters-sponsored summer camps with instruction 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 grades 1-12!   Please check the MRHS Booster’s website for schedule and registration information. 


2018 Senior Scholarships

Application Deadline:  February 23, 2018
Information on the application process is available on the Booster website at






MRHS PTSA AfterProm committee will be holding a planning meeting on Monday, February 12th @ 7:00pm in Student Services.  Anyone looking to help in final planning and pre-event project work for AfterProm on May 12th is encouraged to attend.  If you would like to volunteer but are unable to make the meeting, please contact Karen Chase @ 410.531.9818 or as soon as possible.

Also, please mark your calendars for May 12th.   We will be sending out a sign-up soon, looking for volunteers to assist in the numerous activities we hold at AfterProm.  But you don’t need to wait to volunteer!  Please reach out to Karen at contact info above to find out ways you can help on the night of the event, as well as to sign up now!  

We can only be successful if we have plenty of volunteers!   After Prom immediately follows Prom.  It will be at Glenwood Community Center from 11:30pm on 5/12 to 3:30am on 5/13.    Many more details to come!


Senior Scholarships 

$1,500 Scholarships will be granted to four seniors!

SENIORS –  It is time to begin preparing for your Senior Scholarship application. 

Two Key Dates:

  • February 9 – Membership Deadline / Graduating Senior must be a PAID MRHS PTSA Member
  • April 13 – MRHS PTSA Scholarship Applications must be received  by 2:30 p.m.


The Application for the 2017-2018 MRHS PTSA Scholarships is available on the PTSA website or in Student Services office.

Questions?  Contact Swami Swaminathan, MRHS PTSA Vice President @   or 515.745.6704



Thursday, February 8, 6pm 8pm Maryland PTA Night in Annapolis, at Maryland House Office Building, 6 Bladen Street, Rm 170, Annapolis, Maryland. Come out and meet your Legislators! Let your voice be heard! We hope to see you there!
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No February PTSA meeting / next meeting is 3/12 @ 7p.m.



HC DrugFree News  HC DrugFree TAC (Teen Advisory Committee) meets once a month and is open to all Howard County high school teens. Forms can be found on the TAC page at  FREE! Pizza provided, so please rsvp to before each meeting.   Next meeting is February 26, 2018.


The Great Clips location in the Waverly Woods Shopping Center is partnering with the MRHS PTSA to benefit all our students!  Great Clips will offer a discounted price of $9.99 on haircuts to students for the entire school year.



News from Our Feeder Schools

Waverly Elementary PTA Basket Bingo/Silent Auction

 Saturday, February 24, 7-10 p.m. at The Catonsville Lodge   New prizes announced each week.  Visit to see a complete list!   Tickets: $20/person in advance; $30 at the door

 Buy tickets here: 



Please visit the Community News and Programs page ( on the HCPSS website for all announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.  (Note: The Public Information Office encourages all community organizations to distribute notices electronically through this online resource. However, organizations may choose to distribute printed documents, such as the 2018 Parent Guide, through student backpacks, etc. per the provisions of HCPSS Policy 10010.  For more information, please refer to Distribution Guidelines for Schools. Contact the Public Information Office with any questions, at 410-313-6682 or )