June 2, 2023
Highlights from the CHS website news feed
The CHS PTSA is urgently seeking a PRESIDENT and a RECORDING SECRETARY
If you value the work of the PTSA (which includes parent education and advocacy, support to teachers and students, after-prom, CHS community events, and more), please consider stepping up and serving your CHS community! We cannot have a functioning PTSA next year unless these two positions are filled. If you are at all interested in serving in one of these roles (or any other role), kindly contact Anne Sellers (firstname.lastname@example.org) and/or Mark Thomas (email@example.com) as soon as possible. Thank you for your support!
CHS PTSA Nominations Open NOW
The CHS PTSA is accepting nominations for next year’s board. Please submit your nominations NOW! Read more
Support PTSA-Sponsores Staff Year-End Lunch, June 7
The Parent-Advocacy Groups and the Staff Appreciation Committee of the PTSA will be hosting an International Lunch for staff on Wednesday, June 7. We’re seeking contributions of flavors from all over the world. Please sign up to help support this wonderful event: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044ba9a723a7f85-international2#/
PTSA End of Year Staff Luncheon Raffle Prizes Needed
Please show your appreciation to our AMAZING CHS Staff by purchasing a gift to be raffled off on Wednesday, June 7th, at the International Staff Appreciation Luncheon. You can find a list of gifts here at Amazon https://www.amazon.com/registries/gl/owner-view/14LXWAEIPN576?share=false. The gifts will be directly shipped to a PTSA committee member's home. We will set up the gifts for the staff to win at the luncheon. If you would like to drop off your own gift, please feel free to do that as well. Please email Karyn Hobson at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a drop off. Sign up to bring food for the luncheon as well. The link is here for that: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044ba9a723a7f85-international2#/.
Centennial Rainbow Community
The Centennial Rainbow Community (CRC) will be holding a meeting on Monday, June 5th. Please join us as we learn together ways to show support and be supported. This event is for adults only. Read more.
HCPSS Pride Week
HCPSS Pride Week is June 5 -9. Check out the Pride Week activities.
Pride Prom Registration Now Open
Registration for the inaugural Pride Prom is now open! Pride Prom will occur from 8pm-11pm on Saturday, June 10 at the Harriet Tubman Cultural Center and is open to all HCPSS high school students.
Teen Driver Safety
Please join for an informative virtual presentation on Teen Driver Safety on Wednesday, June 7th, 2023, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Chip Sheehan and John Mynaugh of Street Smarts of Maryland, will provide parents with information on safe and defensive driving practices. This workshop is intended for parents and their teens who are getting ready to drive or are already driving; please note that we require parents be present along with their teens for this presentation – there will be no exceptions to this requirement. This workshop is being coordinated through the Collaborative PTSA Parent Education Group, a joint project of Howard County high school PTSAs. Register here: https://forms.gle/n9MpXhN49o6hmW6N9
Save the Date: Fall Sports Open House, Monday, June 5
Centennial High School’s Athletic Department Presents its “Fall Sports Open House” for all current 8th graders who will be entering Centennial High School this Fall, our rising/returning Students in Grades 10-12, and their Parents/Guardians, on Monday, June 5th, 5:00PM, in the CHS Auditorium. Read more.
Eagles Boosters Summer Camp Registration Now Open
Eagles Boosters is excited to announce online registration for Booster Summer Camps is OPEN! Go to this Google Form to register.
CHS Clothing for Cash
Clean out your closets and bring us your unwanted clothing, footwear, textiles, accessories including handbags, backpacks, jewelry and more!The funds generated from your donated items will directly benefit and support our programs here at Centennial High School. Read more.
Greg’s Driving School
RTA Bus Passes
HCPSS has again partnered with the Howard County Government and the Regional Transportation Agency of Central Maryland to provide free RTA bus access to students. Read more.
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Please visit the Community News and Programs page on the HCPSS website for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations (http://www.hcpss.org/community-news-and-programs/).
15th Annual Howard County Family Wellness Day on Sunday, June 4th
The 15th Annual Howard County Family Wellness Day on Sunday, June 4, from 8:30am to 2pm at Centennial Park South, brings together the entire community, challenging every organization, public and private, and every citizen, to make a commitment to healthy living. HCPSS, as an event partner, invites you and your family for a day of fun & fitness in the park.
With games, crafts, performances, vital health screenings and health education, Family Wellness Day is a total community collaboration.
The event starts with remarks from our community dignitaries and the Matzohball 5K Run/Walk. For more information, schedule of activities, and booth space availability, visit: www.FamilyWellnessDay.org