Today's Topics - October 26, 2017

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 6:23pm

Mustang Golf Team Sweeps at State 1A/2A Finals!

Marriotts Ridge posted their 6th overall and consecutive state title yesterday in the State 1A/2A Golf final.  David Stephens won the Boys Class 2A/1A Individual title with a 75/78 for a one-stroke win over three competitors at 153.  Faith McIlvain claimed the Girls 2A/1A Individual championship shooting 71/76 for an eleven stroke win with her 147.

Congratulations! Go Mustangs!! 

SGA Food & Fund Drive  Attention Mustangs! Today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) are the last two days for online donations for the Food Drive!  Encourage parents, family members and friends to donate whatever they can to benefit the Maryland "Kids Helping Kids," campaign.  Every dollar donated will earn a pound of food towards class competition when the paid receipt is given to first period teacher or the media center.  Donate online at


World Language Cluster Celebration The MRHS World Language Department will be hosting its first ever Cluster Celebration on Monday, December 18th, 2017, in the MRHS cafeteria, from 5-7pm.  This event will be an opportunity for all language students and prospective language students to get together and celebrate the cultures they study or hope to study.  In addition to musical performances, activities, crafts, and games, we are hoping to have a potluck-style, international buffet, with food from Chinese, French, Italian, Spanish, German and Korean cultures!  If you are available to help set up, break down, decorate or bring a food or drink contribution, please email Ms. Reier (the World Language Team Leader) at  This will be a great event for all ages!  We hope to see you there!


Academic Enrichment Fair

Hosted by The Council of Elders

November 4 / 9-11:15 a.m.

Long Reach High School  6101 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia

Have you ever wondered what academic and enrichment opportunities are available to students? Parents and students are invited to learn about the wide range of enrichment offerings for K-12 grade students.  HCPSS and community representative will be on hand to share information regarding the numerous opportunities that span all content areas. 


Winter Sports season will begin Wednesday, November 15th. The following information will be helpful for any student who plans to try out for Girls and Boys Basketball, Wrestling, Indoor Track, Cheerleading, and Allied Bowling (Allied Bowling tryouts will begin later than November 15th, TBD).

Students must have earned a 2.0 GPA or higher on their 1st quarter report card with no more than one failing grade.  All athletes interested in trying out must have the following documents uploaded through no later than November 14 using the ‘parent log-in’.

Current Physical dated after 4/1/2017, Fall athletes please click the box “Use physical on file”
Proof of Residency- needed every season, BGE is preferred

Winter Sportsmanship Night will be held on Wednesday, November 8th at 7 pm with individual sport breakout sessions to follow for all interested student-athletes and parents.

Click here for coach contact information and team tryout dates and times.


HCPSS Student Representation   This school year, student delegates from each middle and high school will attend a convention at Wilde Lake High School on February 21, 2018, to select two candidates whom they feel will best amplify the student voice in our Howard County schools and who will run for the Student Member of the Board.  That delegate could be you!

To be considered for selection, please express your intent in writing to Mrs. Goldeisen and request two teacher evaluations to be submitted to the principal by November 30, 2017. No formal application packet is required beyond the statement of intent to the principal and two teacher recommendations.  Submission deadline is November 30.


ARL Shadow Days Tomorrow (Friday, 10/27) is the deadline to submit a permission form to attend ARL Shadow Days to be held Nov. 7-8-9 for students in 9th and 10th grades.  Attending a Shadow Day can play an important role in a student’s decision making as they go through the scheduling process for next school year.  Read more.