Category: News

Atholton High School Students Walk Out In Support of Parkland

A month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting, Atholton High School students walked out in a fight for safer schools. The students gathered in the football field and held 17 minutes of silence for each of the lives lost in the tragedy. 

Community Rallies at School Safety and Mental Health Forum

On February 28 at 7 pm, the Howard County Board of Education members, educators, parents, and students gathered at River Hill High School for the School Safety and Mental Health Forum.

Taking a Hit: No More Baseline Concussion Testing

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, baseline concussion tests are no longer required for high school athletes.

Brace Yourself For The Pulsera Project

 The Pulsera Project has made its way into Ms. Street’s AP Spanish Language classes’ curriculum in order to help raise money for artisans in Nicaragua and Guatemala by selling their handmade bracelets and purses.

Student Activism in the Face of Gun Violence

Students across the country work to have their voices heard in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting in mid-February.

BSU Honors Black Excellence

On February 9 at 12:30, the Black Student Union presented their annual assembly with the theme of “Black Excellence.”

Charitable Clubs

You might hear stray dates, random meeting times, and a various assortment of messages on the morning announcements, but just in case paying attention during the beginning of third period isn’t your strong suit, here are some things you can do to create positive change.

Model UN Motions For Success

On Saturday, November 11th, the ninth anniversary of the Centennial Model United Nations Conference took place, where students from all over Howard County got the chance to gather and do what Model UN students do best: solve the world’s problems one delegate at a time.

Dr. Martirano puts the Super in Superintendent

Earlier this spring, the arrival of Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano took HCPSS by storm, energizing the students and staff with “the fierce urgency of now.” In his six months tenure, the veteran educator has already revolutionized school system culture with his infectious enthusiasm and charisma.

HC DrugFree Hosts Information Session

HC DrugFree, an organization that aims reduce inappropriate drug usage in Howard County, held an informational talk for parents and adults at Marriotts Ridge High School on Thursday, October 19 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.