STUDENT SERVICES NEWS
February 21, 2020
Howard Community College Admission Advisor, Catrina Slater will be in Student Services for “Apply Sessions” on
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 9:15
Monday, March 9, 2020 at 9:15
All students who have any interest in attending Howard Community College in the Fall are encouraged to come to one of these sessions. You will be assisted in completing your application online in Student Services and being registered on the spot. Sign up to come with Mrs. Miles in Student Services, your counselor or on your Naviance account.
Upcoming Application Deadlines at HCC
Honors Programs: March 1st
Freshman Focus: March 15th
Silas Craft Program: March 15th
Military Information Night
March 16, 2020 6-9 pm Oakland Mills High School
HCPSS students in grades 7-12 who are interested in collegiate and U.S. military programs and their parents are invited.
The following groups will offer information about their programs.
Representatives from five U.S. military academies
College ROTC programs
Members of the Howard County JROTC programs from Atholton, Howard, and Oakland Mills high schools
Military enlistment recruiters
Representatives from local congressional offices and the U.S. military academies also will provide information about academy nomination and application processes.
For more information, contact Chief Felch at 410-313-6945 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by the Howard County Public School System
Staff Sgt. Martinez, from the U.S. Marines will be in Student Services on Monday February 24, 2020 at 10:00 to speak to any students interested in finding out more about the Marines. Sign up on Naviance or with Ms. Miles in Student Services if you are interested in meeting with him.
Leadership opportunity for Grade 10 students.
Leadership U is a four-month leadership development and community service program available to current sophomores who either live or attend school in Howard County. There is a cost associated to participate in this program. Students selected to be part of the program may receive financial support to attend. Applications are now available and are due on March 12, 2020. The program begins the summer prior to the students junior year of high school. Students entering the program must attend the week of August 2 – August 7.
To learn more about this program, please either:
check out this website: http://www.leadershiphc.org/leadership-u-2/
Review the attachments to this email.
Attend one of the Information Sessions:
February 13: Central Library 7-8pm
March 1: Miller Library 3pm-4pm
The contact person is: Meg Ignacio Director, Youth Programs Leadership Howard County
phone: 410-730-4474 x115
National College Resources Foundation Presents
Black College Expo
Coming to DC/Maryland
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Bowie State University
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
All students welcome.
Tickets must be purchased online. Go to www.thecollegeexpo.org
After Show – Entertainment/Celebrities/WIN Cash and Prizes
*Bring at least 10 copies of your transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.
11th and 12th graders – Win a Black College Expo Scholarship! Visit TheCollegeExpo.org for details. Scholarships will be presented at the EXPO.
National College Resources Foundation NCRFoundation.org TheCollegeExpo.org
HC DrugFree Updates
1. Free Parenting Classes - HC DrugFree and the State's Attorney's Office are offering another series of evidence-based, interactive parenting classes. Provides the families of children age 9-14 with the skills and knowledge to reduce the risk that their children will use drugs. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Oakland Mills Middle School in Columbia. Parents are expected to attend all 4 classes. For more information, contact HC DrugFree's Executive Director, Joan Webb Scornaienchi at Admin@hcdrugfree.org or 443-325-0040. To register, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/March2020oms
2 . HC DrugFree’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) will meet on Monday, March 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Barn/Teen Center in the Oakland Mills Village Center. TAC meets one Monday evening a month and is open to all Howard County high school students. Community service hours are available for all meetings and events. To access the registration form, please visit http://www.hcdrugfree.org/teen-advisory-council-1. Refreshments provided at meetings, so must RSVP to Admin@hcdrugfree.org or call 443-325-0040.
3. Senior Week: Staying Safe in Ocean City Program - HC DrugFree, Ocean City Police and Ocean City Beach Patrol will return for this annual program. Held on Monday, March 30 at Atholton High School and Monday, April 27 at Howard High School. Free. Open to the public. Both programs will be at 7:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. This program is for students and parents/adults. For questions, contact Admin@hcdrugfree.org or call 443-325-0040.
Drive-Thru Medication and Sharps Collection - HC DrugFree's next drive-thru medication and sharps (needles, syringes and EpiPens) collection will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wilde Lake Village Center parking lot. Bring all unwanted and expired over-the-counter and prescription medication. Free. Open to the public. No need to get out of your vehicle. Student and adult volunteers welcome. Community service hours available. Medication guarded and transported by the Howard County Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
2020 Yom Hashoah Essay Contest
75 Years Later: Or Stories of Survival, Loss, Liberation
Who Is Eligible: All Howard County middle and high school students.
Purpose of Essay Contest
The Howard County Holocaust Remembrance Committee seeks to remember the Holocaust by learning from the events that took place in Europe from 1933-1945.The essay provides students an opportunity for reflection and to consider how the atrocities of the Holocaust continue to impact us today. The hope is that this will highlight the importance of standing up against hateful actions to prevent terrible events from happening again in the future.
There will be a first and second place prize awarded at the middle school level and the high school level. First prize winners will receive $100. Second prize winners will receive $50.
Essay Background and Topic, as well as basic thing to know are available in Student Services. Essay should be submitted by email no later than March 15, 2020.
Free Science Education Event
Women in Aerospace Science & Engineering
Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:45 P.M.
Miller Branch Library Ellicott City
9421 Frederick Rd., Ellicott City, MD
Women panelists from University of Maryland Aerospace Engineering will present their studies and careers in this exciting industry of aerospace-related science and engineering panel.
Famed pilot Amelia Earhart was a Zonta member. She advocated for women to grow their economic independence, and that women had opportunities in applied science and engineering, particularly in aviation. Although greatly outnumbered by men in the industry, she hoped that women would share with men the joy of scientific development and make impossible dreams a reality.
Zonta Club of Howard County
Empowering Women through Service & Advocacy
For more information, contact Karen Jarvis, email@example.com 202-276-7957
DC/Maryland EXPO at Bowie State University on March 14, 2020 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Win Dollars for College Black College Expo is looking for all Juniors & Seniors to participate!
Win scholarship money by writing an essay on “Why is a College Education Important to Me?”
Instructions: All entries are to be typed, double spaced and embedded in the email (no attachments).
Email to Scholarship@thecollegeexpo.org
Email Subject line MUST have:
First Name/Last name/year/which expo/scholarship
All entries must include the following information to be a valid essay submission.
Scholarship Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020
Winners will be notified by email and phone. Winners must attend the Black College Expo to receive their scholarship. Winners will be acknowledged at the Black College Expo.
Powered by National College Resources Foundation More details available at www.thecollegeexpo.org