3rd, 4th & 5th Graders Are Invited to Join the Forest Ridge Strings Program

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Interested in having your child join the Forest Ridge Elementary School Orchestra program? Check out the Orchestra Recruitment video below. It was the same presentation given to your children at school to introduce them to the program. For questions about the orchestra program, contact Patricia DeOrio at patricia_deorio@hcpss.org. Orchestra Recruitment from FRES PTA on Vimeo.

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Join the Rally to Keep Kids First in Howard County Sept. 11!

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Posted on behalf of HOCO APFO. Join the rally to keep kids first in Howard County Monday, Sept. 11 @ 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the 
George Howard Building 3430 Courthouse Drive, Ellicott City, Maryland. Please stay after the rally to attend the Special Legislative Hearing! When Developers Win, Kids Lose   Worried about redistricting? Confused as to why schools have become so …

Girls on the Run is Back at Forest Ridge Elementary

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Girls on the Run starts Sept. 19 for girls in 3rd-5th grade! Girls on the Run® is a life-changing, experiential learning program for girls in grades 3-5. The programs combine training for a 3.1 mile running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts. The goals of the programs are to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development. The lessons promote …

Howard County Needs School Crossing Guards

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The Howard County Police Department is now hiring school crossing guards. Positions are part time, non-benefitted and contingent. No experience is necessary. Hours are 10-20 per week, and the pay rate is $14 per hour. Uniforms will be provided. Locations available: Centennial Lane Elementary (Ellicott City) Forest Ridge Elementary (Laurel) Hollifield Station Elementary (Ellicott City) Laurel Woods Elementary (Laurel) Murray …

Now Enrolling for Fall After School Classes

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The Forest Ridge Elementary School PTA is proud to sponsor several after school classes this fall. A complete schedule of classes with registration deadlines will come home in your student’s folder today. Some classes begin next week, so please don’t wait to sign up. Register today to ensure classes aren’t canceled. We need Parent Volunteers! Contact vp2@frespta.org if you’re interested in volunteering for …