6/6 - 6/12 Weekly News

Mon, 11/15/2021 - 7:17am


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Upcoming Dates

  • June 14th: Period 1 Final Exam
  • June 15th: Period 2 and 3 Final Exams
  • June 16th: Period 4A and 4B Final Exams
  • June 17th: Period 5 and 6 Final Exams (Last Day for the 2021-2022 School Year)
  • August 10th: Fall Sports Begin
  • August 25th: 9th Grade Orientation
  • August 29th: First Day for the 2022-2023 School Year


Fall Athletics ​

Fall sports tryouts will begin August 10th for all athletes, the parent portal will be open on June 1st for registration.

All rising 10th, 11th and 12th graders must have a 2.0 gpa minimum on 4th Q report cards with no more than 1 failing grade to participate.Tryout times and locations will be shared closer to the start date. Online registration is now open through hcpss.org/connect. Remember you must use the parent login in order to find "HS athletic registration". Please submit a recent BGE bill and a physical dated after April 1st, 2022 (you may go to a kindercare, minuteclinic, CVS or Urgent Care to have your sports physical) to register. If you are having trouble:

1) Double check you are using the parent login

2) Try using google chrome as your browser

3) Use a laptop or desktop instead of an ipad or phone


If you have any questions, please contact your coach.

Volleyball - jamie_bullock@hcpss.org

Cross Country - thomas_brandel@hcpss.org

Girls soccer - kdzsoccer@gmail.com

Boys soccer - quinn_khouri@hcpss.org

Football - james_holzman@hcpss.org

Field Hockey - molly_milani@hcpss.org

Cheer - amakaokoronkwo@gmail.com

Allied soccer - amanda_shearer@hcpss.org


Community Announcements

Join us for HCPSS Pride Week June 6 – 12, 2022! 

Visit:bit.ly/HCPSSRainbow to learn more about our HCPSS Pride week activities and to register for one or more of our events. 

Monday, June 6th – Rainbow Vision Reception at Busboys and Poets 

  • Poetry slam combined with a meet and greet in a special reception for our middle and high school students who were published in our third volume of Rainbow Vision. Registration required. 

Tuesday, June 7th – Read the Rainbow Virtual Event/Shake Shack Fundraiser 

  • Authors JR and Vanessa Ford will join us for a special reading and discussion of their book, Calvin.  
  • Open to all. Registration required. 
  • Also, join us at Shake Shack at The Mall in Columbia any time today and mention code GIVEBACK and HCPSS Pride. 

Wednesday, June 8th – Family Hikes @ Howard County Conservancy 

  • Join us at either 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 o’clock pm for a family-friendly hike.  
  • Registration required and space is limited.  

Thursday, June 9th – Main Event Fundraiser 

  • Join us from 6:00-9:00pm at Main Event at The Mall in Columbia for a fundraiser!  
  • Be sure to drop your receipt at the HCPSS Pride table before you exit. 

Friday, June 10th – Movie Night 

  • Join us for one of two different movies tonight! 
  • The Half of It (PG-13) will be showing at 7pm at Long Reach High School 
  • The Mitchells VS the Machines (PG) will be showing at 7pm at Oakland Mills High School 
  • Popcorn donated by E.C.Pops. Registration required.  

Saturday, June 11th – Centennial Park Clean-Up 

  • Open to middle and high school students and adult volunteers. Earn 3 hours of community service doing one of several service activities with Howard County Recreation and Parks.  
  • Registration and a waiver are required for participation. 

On Friday, June 10th,  we invite all HCPSS students, staff, and community members to wear rainbows in allyship of the LGBTQ+ Community.