Today's Topics, 11/7/18

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:54pm

Career Academy Info Night  Thursday, November 9, 7-9 pm at the Applications & Research Laboratory (10920 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City).  Learn how the Career Academies at the ARL provide students with opportunities to earn college credit, scholarships, industry certifications . . . read more.


Federal Impact Aid Survey  If you are employed on federal property in Maryland, are on active military duty anywhere in the world, or are a foreign government military officer, please complete and return the survey to the MRHS front office by Friday, November 10.


Parent/Teacher Conferences to be held November 20-22

Please go to HCPSS Connect and click on Guides for instructions on how to register for conferences.  MRHS parents and guardian access for scheduling will open on Friday, November 10 at 8 a.m. and close on Thursday, November 16 at 8 p.m.

      MRHS conference sessions will be held:

  • Monday, November 20 / 4:00-7:15*
  • Tuesday, November 21 / 12:00-2:45 and 4:00-7:15*
  • Wednesday, November 22 / 7:45-11:00 and 11:30-2:45

*Please note that while evening conferences are available, they are optional for teachers; thus some teachers may not be available during evening hours.


MRHS Theatre Presents . . .

The Odd Couple, Female Version

"Unger and Madison are at it again!  Florence Unger and Olive Madison, that is, in Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple.  Instead of the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for an evening of Trival Pursuit.  The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela brothers.  But the hilarity remains the same.  "The Odd Couple, Female Version" runs November 16-19 at Marriotts Ridge High School.   Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7PM and Sunday at 3PM.  Advance tickets are available for $8 online at  At the door tickets will be $10.  This production is recommended for ages 13 and up.


Afternoon Tea on November 19 @ 1PM

hosted by MRHS National Art Society and Art Club

Please join us in the Commons Area for afternoon tea.  Only 70 tea tickets will be sold at $10/ticket and must be purchased in advance.  Ticket holders will receive a hand-made tea cup, homemade sweet and savory treats made by both the National Arts Honor Society and the MRHS Culinary Arts Department, and a choice of freshly brewed herbal and black teas.  Tea cup selection is in order of ticket purchase.  Reservations are required. No tickets will be sold at the door.  Contact Ms. Miers-Bond ( to make a reservation.   All proceeds to benefit Grassroots, HoCo’s only 24-hour crisis intervention center and homeless shelter.   COME FOR TEA, STAY FOR THE MATINEE production of The Odd Couple (note that play tickets are sold separately).


DONATE . . .

Gently used, clean clothes and winter apparel and toiletries are being collected for McVets, a homeless veterans’ facility in Baltimore.  Eric Zhu, MRHS Junior, is a participant in Leadership U and will be collecting these donations as his community service project.  Look for the donation boxes in the front office from November 8-17.  A complete list of needed items is available on the donation box.    Leadership U is a unique leadership development and community service program available to HoCo high school students beginning in the summer following their sophomore year.  



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