Come to join Professor of Child Psychiatry, Jeff Q. Bostic, MD, EdD, of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for the discussion of how to promote positive mental health in high school students, how to manage anxiety and stress, and how to engage with your teenager to recognize and respond to emotional distress. Professor Bostic has worked with approximately 100 school districts in USA and abroad regarding school mental health.
Place: RHHS Cafeteria.
The River Hill High School PTSA will host a Canvas seminar on Monday, September 25, 2017 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM at the Computer Lab of River Hill High School. Parents from all the Howard County schools are welcome.
Canvas is the powerful learning management system used by all the Howard County public schools. Canvas connects you with your students and their schools. Come and get a hands-on experience for how to navigate it!
September 6-7, 2017 from 2:20-4:20 pm
River Hill High School, Room 123
Learn: Essential tips and information for study skills, time management, communication with teachers, note-taking, and expectations in AP classes.
Open to all students planning to take Advanced Placement classes.
Taught by Callie Casper, an AP teacher at River Hill.
Course registration is $50. Order online here.
WANTED: High school and middle school parents who think their children will never get involved with drugs and those parents who are already suspicious or dealing with a child’s experimentation!
You are strongly encouraged to attend this event to learn more about the drugs used and abused in Howard County, what we all need to know and do about the rise in overdose deaths happening here, how parents and the community can better arm ourselves to help our children (whether pre-teens, teens or adults), and more.
Speakers include representatives from the Howard County Public School System, HC DrugFree, the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Howard County Police Department, parents with stories to share, and others. For more information, contact HC DrugFree at 443-325-0040, Admin@hcdrugfree.org, or visit www.hcdrugfree.org.
Have any old items that you need to clear out of your house? Do you need to raise money for a club or organization? Well, we have the perfect opportunity! The Student Government Association Executive Board is hosting the annual community indoor yard sale at River Hill High School on Saturday, April 22 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Setup and cleanup are from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. Spaces are $30. We hope you can come!
Prom and P3 are quickly approaching -- Friday, Apr 28!
Tickets will be sold for P3 from Apr 19-27 and for Prom from Apr 24-26 during the lunch shifts.
P3 tickets are $12 each. Make checks payable to "RHHS PTSA." Cash is also accepted. Students must bring their signed P3 permission form and waivers (signed by both student and parent/guardian). Everyone attending P3 receives a free t-shirt.
More details about the P3:
The 13th Annual Post Prom Party (P3) will be held at River Hill High School on Friday, April 28 from 11pm to 3am, following the Prom. Hosted by the PTSA, junior and senior students are invited to attend P3 whether or not they attend Prom. Our objective is to offer a chaperoned and alcohol- and drug-free alternative to house parties and to discourage students from engaging in unsafe behavior like drinking and driving, which benefits the community also. Check out this flyer.
Topic: PTSA Parent Seminar on College Application
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 21st, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: River Hill High School Media Center Computer Lab
Presenter: Kami Wagner, HCPSS Central Office
Description: Come to find out the basics of the college application and financial aid processes. This will be a broad introduction with plenty of opportunity for questions and sharing of resources. Meet with parents who might be struggling like you to figure out how to get started, maintain your sanity, and find the best fit for your student.
PTSA Parent Program
February 23, 2017 7:00 to 8:00 p.m Cafeteria
Presented by Howard County Office of Children and Families.
Parenting a teen today can be extremely challenging and frustrating. Parents typically find that as children grow into the teen years, new behaviors emerge and the old methods used to interact with them need a new approach in order to be successful.
Attend this workshop to:
● Review common behavior problems in teens
● Learn strategies to communicate and strengthen your relationship
● Create a positive environment for your relationship to grow
● Introduce strategies to improve your teen’s behavior
As the January PTSA parent program, Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue will offer a Stop the Bleed training for interested parents, students, and staff members on Thursday, January 19th from 7:00pm to 8:00pm in the school cafeteria.
Educate yourself on bleeding control techniques. Participants will receive a free bleeding control kit. Please register this free event at https://goo.gl/forms/Zh8eBv671exAAXj43 so we know how many kits are needed.