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Click here to sign up for donations for Staff Appreciation Week June 9-13th, 2014
A very special thanks to our After Prom Co-Coordinators:
Sharon Stencil and Amy Schroeder
here for a recap of the 2014 After Prom!
PTSA Officer and Committee openings for next year.
If you would
like to become more involved with the Howard PTSA next year, or if
you know of any current 8th grade parents whose
students are coming to Howard High next year who may be interested, please contact Donna Sudbrook at
email@example.com or 410-747-2087 for more information and a list of the open positions. There
is flexibility, a variety of time commitments, and the
option to assist current committee chairs as well.
OPEN - Secretary
If you would like to get more involved with
the PTSA and need a position that can be done in the evenings and will not “grow”, the Secretary position
may be for you! The Secretary attends the monthly meetings (currently 2nd Mondays) and takes the minutes which
are then distributed before the next monthly meeting.
OPEN - PTA Council
of Howard County Delegate
Each PTSA in Howard County sends 2 Delegates to the County level PTA.
The meetings are Sept - June on the 1st Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Department of Education Headquarters
on Route 108 just past Centennial Lane. The 2 Delegates can
take turns attending the meetings if they prefer. The delegate
then reports back at the Howard HS PTSA meeting which is on the 2nd Monday of the month. The meetings are very informative
and often include HCPSS County Staff presentations on the latest issues, like the Wellness Policy, Cell Phone Policy,
Common Core etc. Representatives from the Superintendent and Board of Education also give reports at each monthly
Howard PTSA Nominating committee presents the slate of Executive Board officers
for the 2014-2015 sc hool year.
The Howard PTSA officer positions are:
President Jenn Hawes
2nd Vice President Sharon
PTA Council Delegate
PTA Council Delegate
If you have an interest in serving in a officer position, either next year or even in a future year,
feel free to contact us for more information.
If you would be interested
in serving as a chair or co-chair of the PTSA Committees next year,
free to contact us as well for more information.
Exec Board Nominated
for 2013-2014 Year:
The PTSA Nominating Committee is pleased to present the following slate of officers:
- President – Christine O'Connor
- First Vice President – Jenn Hawes
- Second Vice President – Tiffany Wendt
- Treasurer – Mary
- Recording Secretary – Lauri Via
- Corresponding Secretary – Joy Limon
- PTA Council Delegate – Trina Thames
- PTA Council Delegate – Donna Sudbrook
- HHS PTSA Student Reps - Megan Soffen and Holden Rohr
Anyone interested in serving on a committees
should contact a current committee chair or officer (see contact info on our Exec Board page).
Did you know... $3.75 of every membership fee goes to
MD State and National PTA Dues?
Did you know... 100% of every donation to
the PTSA stays at Howard HS and is tax deductible?
Your dues and donations directly
support the following: Howard’s Project Safe After Prom, $2000 in Student Scholarships, root beer floats for New Student
Orientation, Staff Back-to-School luncheon, Staff Appreciation Week Celebrations, funds for each class for Homecoming activities,
refreshments for various receptions, the Student Directory and much more. Learn more...
2013-2014 Volunteer Form
Great things happen at Howard High throughout the school year! New Student Orientation, Back-to-School
Night, Homecoming, Basket Bingo, World of Work, Science Fair, After-Prom and Graduation festivities are some of the events
that are part of Howard High’s tradition. You, as a volunteer, can help make those great things happen.
Please note: We have gone green so the newsletter is only available online.
Deadline for submissions is the 18th of the month. Please
send any submissions to Cindy Garnsey, via .doc or .pdf attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PTSA Executive Board Meetings
The last PTSA Executive Board for the year is Monday, June
9th offsite. Please RSVP to Christine O'Connor.
We are now on Twitter!
our updates, you must have a Twitter account and follow us.
Our Twitter name is: HoCoHHS_PTSA.
Online Sign Ups...
Receive school announcements via email. Go to the HCPSSNews Web site to register. HHS PTSA Yahoo Group
To receive bi-weekly
PTSA notices by email about school and PTSA events, the School Board, County Council, and other educational and
community activities, join the Howard PTSA yahoo group: Learn more...
Stay tuned for more details....
Surviving the Teenage Years
PTA Council and HC Drug Free have put together a series of fliers containing practical tips
and information for parents of teens from the Howard County Health Department and other government agencies. Read them here.
Purposes of the PTA
- To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school,
community and place of worship.
- To raise the standards of home
- To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children
- To bring into closer relation the home and the school,
that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
- To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and
youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social and spiritual education.