Important News & Upcoming Events

AP Student Celebration and Assembly

Congratulations to all of our students who took AP tests in spring 2016 and especially those who achieved the distinction of becoming AP Scholars! On February 8 at 9:20am there will be an assembly in the LRHS auditorium for current AP students and last year's AP scholars. Parents are welcome to attend and see their student's celebrated. The purpose of the assembly is both to acknowledge the success of our students in AP classes, and to share information with students about registering for the test this Spring.

Ignite the Light, Friday February 3

On February 3, LRHS will be hosting our second event titled Ignite the Light during fifth and sixth period. This event, designed in collaboration with students and faculty at LRHS, invites any student who wishes to engage in a “town-hall” style discussion on matters such as marginalization, diversity, and inclusion on a school and county-wide level. As part of our time together, we will also be outlining ways we can be more inclusive as a school community. Students interested in attending will have the opportunity to sign up this week (Monday-Thursday) during lunch.

Scheduling Information

Course registration for the 2017-2018 school year begins on Wednesday, January 19. Below is important information on the course registration process. Visit the HCPSS website for the complete list of Approved High School Courses. Students will be receiving scheduling information and forms during Lightning Time on Wednesday, January 19.

The Road to the Future: LRHS College Planning Night

Presenters from University of Maryland College Park, Howard Community College, and Stevenson University Topics: The 4-Year College/University Admissions Process Writing a Successful College Application Essay Financial Aid College Entrance Exams (SAT/ACT) From Honors Programs to Career Paths: A Variety of Reasons to Consider The 2-Year College Technology Tools for College and Scholarship Exploration

LRHS Student will be Maryland Student Page!

Congratulations to Jordyn Battle and the social studies department as she will be representing us as a Maryland Student Page in Annapolis in the New Year.

Long Reach HS OutREACH Academic Tutoring Program

OutReach registration is ongoing, student may sign up at any time. If you have any questions about your student in OutReach regarding attendance and performance, please contact Mrs. Neary at: patricia_neary@hcpss.org Progress reports will be sent home with students this month!

Wednesday Activity Bus - Sign Up!

Beginning on September 28, 2016, we are offering an activity bus for students. This bus will provide more opportunities for students to stay after school for clubs, and activities showing their Lightning Pride! We are thankful to the Bright Minds Foundation through their Driving Student Success Program for their generous grant that makes this possible.

Interested in Joining a Club at Long Reach?

See the enclosed list for upcoming club meetings. Time to get involved!

A Day at the Reach

Check out photos from the Reach today by following #dayatthereach or on our website, and see the richness of the Long Reach experience.

Essential Applications & Resources