Student Services News March 18, 2019

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 10:11am


March 18, 2019


                                                A PRETTY POLISHED AFFAIR


                              SATURDAY     MARCH 30, 2019     9:00 AM   to   2:00 PM


Ladies, you are invited to a true boutique experience. Every young lady will receive assistance from a personal shopper and access to hundreds of dresses, accessories, and expert fashion, hair, and makeup advice. 


This boutique is FREE and open to all young ladies.  Becca's Closet has been blessed with a donation from The Discovery Channel/ TLC. They are getting 200 dresses plus shoes to help the event on March 30. That puts the inventory at about 1,000 dresses. Last time they got a donation from them, all of the dresses were brand new with tags.

Get your free ticket today at








Employees of 2019 Graduates May Present Diplomas! 

All current, permanent HCPSS staff members who are parents/guardians of graduating seniors may present the diploma to their child(ren) at their commencement ceremony. Those who wish to do so must notify Tenille Wagoner, Principal’s Secretary by Wednesday, April 24.


Volunteer Opportunities         Need Service Hours?

Event: Candyland Mini Gala, a family friendly school fundraiser

Where: St. John’s Parish Day School, 9130 Frederick Rd in Ellicott City

When: Fri 3/29 from 6:00- 10:00 P.M. and Sat 3/30 from 5- 10 P.M.

What: On Friday night, help set up for the event which includes putting up decorations, setting up tables and chairs, etc.

On Saturday, run games and crafts with kids ages 3 +, pass out candy, serve food, and clean up as needed. This is a fun and easy way to get hours. To participate, e-mail Lisa Hermodsson ASAP at with your name, school, and days/hours you are available. We need to know in advance that you are coming


Event Name: Discovery Fair 2019

Date: April 13, 2019

Event Time: 10-1

Volunteer Arrival Time: 9:00

Volunteer Departure Time: 2:00

Number of Volunteers Needed: 25

Location: North Laurel Community Center

Location Address: 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road

Responsibilities: set-up / break-down, greeting families, hospitality suite, registration table, and other duties as assigned

Split shifts available: No less than half a day 9:00-12 or 12:00-2

Food available for volunteers: light snacks

What to wear: jeans and top

NHS/SSL Hours Available: yes

Registration deadline: April 5th

Event Coordinator, phone, email:

Kym Nwosu

410-920-2827 (please text)

Please use this link to register to volunteer



#1 Volunteer Opportunity! SPRING EGG HUNT at GJACC

Gary J. Arthur Community Center needs a few volunteers for our Spring Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 13th!

The hours are 9:00am-12pm and job duties include hiding eggs, leading carnival games (ring toss, relay races, crafts, tattoos etc.) and help with setup and cleanup.)


#2 Volunteer Opportunity! HERO HUSTLE

Gary J. Arthur Community Center needs a few volunteers for our Hero Hustle on Saturday, April 27th!

The hours are 9:00am-12:30pm and job duties include helping lead children through a superhero training 1-mile run/walk with obstacles and “super hero training stations” Cheer on runners and help keep small groups of children and parents together. Assist with setup & cleanup as well as a crafts afterward.

To sign up, log in or create a profile here : and then click on the two events you are interested in. An email will automatically be sent to me and I will reach out to you with the details.  


Christine DiGioia (Lyons), Special Events Leader, Gary J. Arthur Community Center

Howard County Recreation & Parks,, 410-313-4843