Today's Topics - October 25, 2017

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 6:12pm

News from MRHS Parent Groups and Community Events

Parent Volunteers -- According to HCPSS Board Policy, all parent volunteers must complete a Confidentiality Training Course about protecting the privacy of our students, staff, and schools. Please complete this course before registering to volunteer at your child’s school. The course takes about 5 minutes to complete.   For more information and to complete the training, click here.



Orders are placed online with payment through PayPal and most major credit cards at View the Sale Flyer. Send questions to

Kringle Danish Fundraiser Coming in November!

Thank you for supporting music at Marriotts Ridge!

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HC DrugFree

Convenient Drive-Thru  “Sharps”* and Medication Collection  will be held on Saturday, October 28 at the Wilde Lake Village Center parking lot near The UPS Store and Slayton House from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Volunteers will direct traffic around the parking lot as Howard County Police receive and secure your medications for proper disposal and medical staff handle your sharps for proper recycling. To understand the importance this event, view HC DrugFree’s video at For more information about this event, how to dispose of medications throughout the year and more, contact HC DrugFree at 443-325-0040,, or visit the Events-Take Back Day page at *(Sharps: needles, syringes and EpiPens) 


PTSA Student Directory Help Needed!  We will need a couple of volunteers to help with labeling and distributing the directories once they are finished.  If you are able to help, please contact Jean Lim at


Follow MRHS PTSA on Facebook!  Go to


Reflections Arts Program  Each year, the National PTA Reflections program offers opportunities for young artists to be recognized for their creativity. Marriotts Ridge PTSA is proud to present our nation's best Reflections in the areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and the visual arts.  

This year's theme is "Within Reach".  If you would like to more information about the program, please watch the introductory video using this link: 

If your child is interested in submitting an arts piece or if you are interested in volunteering to assist, please contact Kennisha Firstley at or Tracy Schutty at



Great News from Harris Teeter!  For the 2017-18 school year the Harris Teeter Together in Education program is giving us the opportunity to earn a bonus check at the end of this school year!

If our school raises between $1,000-$1,999.99 we will receive a $1,000 bonus check.
If our school raises over $2,000 we will receive a bonus check of $2,000!

Let’s get MRHS PTSA at the top of the bonus program!  

Right now we have 94 families enrolled in the Harris Teeter TIE program. 

If you shop at Harris Teeter all of the time or even if you shop there only a few times a year, make sure your rewards card is attached to MRHS PTSA, no cost to you, but a huge way to support our school and help us reach the bonus!

Lots of ways to enroll:

 the cashier to link MRHS to your card (id # 2504) at the store when shopping.
Go onto the MRHS PTSA website to link your card under info/forms or right to Harris Teeter
Let’s us help! Email Francine at with your last name and phone number or VIC rewards number and she will link your rewards.




It's playoff time at Marriotts Ridge!  Field Hockey on Thursday and Friday a Soccer Double Header (boys & girls).  PLEASE volunteer in the concessions stand to support MRHS's student athletes!



Driver Education  Street Smarts of Maryland hosts multiple sessions of Drivers Ed held at Marriotts Ridge High School.  Please consider supporting this important Boosters fundraiser!


Plan Ahead . . . Next Session . . .

November 1-15 from 2:45-6:00 p.m. at MRHS.

To register, use this link:





Attendance Area Adjustment Process

The Board of Education wants to make sure that all residents are aware of the Attendance Area Adjustment Process that has been underway for a number of months. Click to read a recent communication.  Read more


Community Notices

Please visit the Community News and Programs page on the HCPSS website for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.