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Post-Secondary Planning Series

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 2:45pm

Join us for the Post-Secondary Planning Series and take advantage of valuable information for students in grades 9-12. For additional upcoming events please see the Google Calendar (updated regularly) Standardized Testing: ACT, SAT, PSAT, AP, Accuplacer, ASVAB September 22, 2021, at 7pm Google Meet - use HCPSS student Log On: March2Future The world of standardized testing is extensive and confusing. This session will cover all of the tests students will encounter to prepare for post high school and help parents and students understand how to prepare. SAVE THE DATE! Financial Aid September 29, 2021, at 7pm In this workshop, presenters will go over all factors related to financial aid, including how aid is determined, what a FAFSA is, the differences between loans and scholarships and how best to access money for college. Missed our last session….don’t worry we recorded it for you! College Admission Panel -Watch Recording Representatives from UMBC, UMD, Towson, St. Mary’s College of MD, Penn State about the most current admission practices. If you missed it, check out the recording here. Password X6vvL#e5
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2020/2021 Yearbooks

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 2:38pm

The 20/21 Yearbooks have been sent in the mail to all students who preordered a copy. There are 10 EXTRA copies available for purchase. Please use our online payment system to pay for the yearbook. Once paid, you can pick up your yearbook in the Front Office at your convenience.
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Elkridge Food Pantry

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 2:27pm

Elkridge Food Pantry The Elkridge Food Pantry provides FREE food to residents of Elkridge, Hanover or Jessup. Clients must show proof of residence with a utility bill, driver’s license, or some other kind of photo ID. Available food includes non-perishable foods: rice, potatoes, vegetables, pasta, canned fruit, cereal, and others. When available, fresh fruits, vegetables and frozen meat are provided. Each client can choose what food they need (as limited by availability). They serve the Elkridge Community the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Due to the holidays, November & December change to the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month.
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LRHS Testing Updates

Tue, 09/21/2021 - 1:16pm

You may know MCAP (Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program) by its former name, PARCC. All grades are scheduled to take the math and ELA tests and all grades will take the MISA (Maryland Integrated Science Assessment). Our testing schedule is as follows:
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The Lightning Flash

Mon, 09/20/2021 - 6:41am

Our school newspaper The Lightning Flash welcomes you back to a new school year!
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History of Racial Justice Struggle in Education Workshop

Sun, 09/19/2021 - 2:57pm

Join staff from Long Reach and HCPSS for a multi-session workshop. The History of Racial Justice Struggle in Education will explore the long journey for educational justice initiated by Black, Indigenous, Chicanx and Latinx communities. This workshop will take place over the course of four sessions - September 30, October 14, October 28, and November 11, 2021 from 5-7pm ET. The first three sessions will be virtual, with the last session currently planned as an in-person strategy meeting.
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Sun, 09/19/2021 - 1:32pm

The HCPSS Black Student Achievement Program Saturday Math Academy Fall Session is approaching! This year, the BSAP Saturday Math Academy will offer a virtual enrichment program for Howard County Public School System students in all levels of math for grades 3-12. Registration will take place online September 25 from 9:00 a.m.- until capacity is reached. Class space is limited. Families can register by
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HC Drug Free Updates

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 3:24pm

HC Drug Free Updates: Receive HC DrugFree's Free Newsletter: To receive HC DrugFree's free electronic newsletter packed with information for parents and opportunities for students, go to
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Come Celebrate Hispanic and Latino Heritage at Long Reach

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 5:20pm

Every Friday till October 15, we will have Latino music during all Lunches and Spirit Days to dress up & show your Pride & support of the Hispanic culture!
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Thu, 09/16/2021 - 5:18pm

A Long Reach Theatre Department Production in Collaboration with Howard Theatre Guests Location: Long Reach High School Auditorium Performance Dates & Times: Friday September 23 at 7:00 pm Saturday September 24 at 7:00pm Sunday September 25 at 2:00pm