Student Services News, 12/13/17

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:36pm

News from Student Services, 12/13/17



Dec 20                 Alumni Chat with the Class of 2018

Dec 25-Jan 1      Schools Closed - Winter Break

Jan 11                  Incoming Ninth Grade Parent Orientation – 7:00 pm

                                    (snow date will be 1/16/18)

Jan 12                  ACT Registration Deadline for 2/10 Test

Jan 15                  Schools & Offices Closed - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 19                  ACT Late Registration Deadline (late fee) for 2/10 Test

Jan 24-25           High Schools Close 3 Hrs early - Mid-terms

Jan 26                  All Schools Close 3 Hrs early - Mid-terms

Jan 31                  PSAT Score Review Presentation at Homewood – 6:30 pm





Students who included an email address on their test booklets will receive an email between December 11-13th containing their full online report.  If no email address was added, students can create an account at and enter the access code from the paper home report.  The paper home reports are expected to be distributed to students before winter break. 


PSAT Score Review – Get help interpreting PSAT score results, learn more about your student’s PSAT score, and how your student can best prepare for the SAT.  HCPSS will host a PSAT parent night on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at Homewood Center, 10914 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042


New Student/Parent Orientation – Class of 2022!

Orientation for new students and parents of the Class of 2022 will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018.  Topics include graduation requirements, Grade 9 courses that will be offered, course registration process and more.

Date:  Thursday, January 11, 2018  (Snow date is Jan. 16)

Time:  7:00 – 9:00 pm

Place:  MRHS Auditorium


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:



CRISIS TEXT LINE – Text START to 741-741



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