Enter for a Chance to Win $20K for Forest Ridge Elementary

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Teachers and students are rising to the occasion to help navigate unprecedented challenges during the coronavirus pandemic. For 2020-2021 school year, Clorox is supporting schools and students’ educational needs both in the classroom and at home. Schools are invited to enter the Clorox Stand with Teachers Sweepstakes before Sept. 20th for a chance to win $20,000 for FRES and $5,000 …

Show Your FRES Pride with Fall Spiritwear. Sale Going on Now through Dec. 8!

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The FRES PTA Fall Spiritwear sale is happening now! Don’t miss your chance to show your FRES pride with all new gear. This year’s spiritwear apparel features a new 25th anniversary design with a refreshed Eddie the Eagle. Shop for T-shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants for the entire family from youth to adult. Use the attached order form to place your orders! …

FRES PTA Holiday Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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We’ll see you at the FRES PTA Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. inside the Forest Ridge Elementary School. WHO: Everyone in the FRES Community! WHAT: The Holiday Bazaar is free to attend with a DJ spinning records during the event, food vendors, local crafters and direct sales consultants, and a silent auction. WHEN: …

Mark Your Calendars for the FRES PTA Holiday Bazaar on December 2

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Mark your calendars for the FRES PTA Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, December 2 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. inside the Forest Ridge Elementary School. WHO: Everyone in the FRES Community! WHAT: The Holiday Bazaar is free to attend with a DJ spinning records during the event, food vendors, local crafters and direct sales consultants, and a silent auction. WHEN: …

Mobilize Howard County Schools. 
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 …

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 …

Kindergarten, Here We Come! Class at the Library July 31-August 26

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The Howard County Public Library will host its annual Kindergarten, Here We Come program. Designed to ease the transition into school for incoming kindergartners, the one-hour event will feature stories and activities, including boarding a real school bus. Below are all the dates held at the nearby Savage Library: Tuesday, August 22, 10:15 a.m., Savage branch Wednesday, August 23, 10:15 …

HCPSS Needs Citizens for Policy Development/Revision Committees

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The Howard County Public School System is inviting members of the community to take an active role in developing new Policy 1070: Immigrant Students (working title) and revising Policy 4050: Procurement of Goods and/or Services. Each committee typically meets 4–5 times to discuss and make policy recommendations regarding educational programs and school system operations. The knowledge, experience and perspective shared by community stakeholders …

Check out These Summer Camp Resources for Parents

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Need information about summer camps? The following list of summer camp options is a great place to start! Howard County Summer Institute  Summer programs, classes and learning experiences sponsored by HCPSS. These programs and classes are open to Howard County residents as well as out-of-county residents. Howard County Camps – Schools Out (Facebook)  This public Facebook group offers links and information …