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OVERVIEW

The Long Reach High School PTSA is pleased to announce our annual Senior Scholarship Program.  Applications are now being accepted and five (5) $500.00 awards are available to seniors, from the class of 2019. Winners will be notified and awarded scholarships at the LRHS Senior Awards Ceremony. GPA will not be a factor in this scholarship program.  Selection criteria based on answering the essay questions fully and on creativity/originality.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Must be a 2019 LRHS graduating senior.
  • Must be accepted to a college (2 or 4 year), art school, trade/military or technical school.
  • Must be a current member of the LRHS PTSA as of April 1, 2019.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Complete the entire application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Obtain counselor’s signature to confirm your eligibility, before submitting application.
  • Typed responses to the required student essay questions (10-12 Font/double spaced).
  • Total response to essay questions should be no greater than two pages.

SUBMISSION

  • Application must be completed by the student.
  • Submit complete application and essay responses via email to: lrhsptsascholarship@gmail.com
  • Applications must be received no later than:  2:10 PM Friday, April 12th, 2019    (This is the last day of school before spring break.)

A shout out to our community sponsors for After Prom 2019!!
 

                                                                                                            Long Reach Community Association

After Prom Event

The Long Reach PTSA is proud to sponsor our After-Prom party following the Prom at the Main Event on May 4th.  After-Prom offers all our Seniors and Juniors and their Prom guests fun-filled activities in an alcohol/chemical/drug-free setting. You don’t have to attend the Prom to attend the After Prom party. Each year more students choose After-Prom as an alternative to private or hotel parties.  We host this celebration because it reduces the likelihood of a tragedy on Prom Night.  

IS THERE ANYTHING PARENTS CAN DO?

Yes! DO NOT host a private party at your home the night of the After Prom.  Part of what makes After Prom a great event is that all Junior and Senior students attend. Forty-eight American teenagers are killed and 5,202 are injured in vehicular accidents on a typical high school prom weekend in April and May, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Moreover, 40 percent of the deaths are alcohol-related. If they only knew that approximately 1,000 youth under age 21 die each year in preventable tragedies while celebrating their high school proms and graduations (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration).

WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2019

WHERE: The Main Event Columbia

TIMES: 11:00pm to 3:00am

WHO: All Juniors and Seniors, as well as their dates, are welcome to attend , even if they do not attend Prom.

COST: Tickets cost $10 each and will be available for purchase online in April.

WE NEED YOUR HELP! 

SPONSOR

Business sponsorships are available at levels ranging from $250 up to $1,000. For more information see the enclosed business donation form. For more information on becoming a After Prom sponsor, email Carmesha Young lrhsvpptsa@gmail.com

DONATE MONEY

Our After Prom is funded solely by donations. Your support is critical to the success of the event. Please consider making a financial donation to invest in the safety of our students on prom night. Click here to make a cash donation to After Prom.

DONATE PRIZES

We are looking for prize donations to be raffled throughout the evening as incentives to encourage the students to stay longer at the event. Please contact Olga Butler olgabutler@gmail.com or Carmesha Young lrhsvpptsa@gmail.com if you would like to donate a prize.

 VOLUNTEER

Consider helping the night of the event. You don’t have to be a parent of a junior or senior to volunteer. Contact Olga Butler olgabutler@gmail.com or Carmesha Young lrhsvpptsa@gmail.com to volunteer.

PURCHASE A SENIOR BANNER

The Senior Banner Sale is our largest fundraiser of the year. This sale provides personalized congratulatory banners that hang in the school and are sent home in time for graduation. Banners can be purchased at www.varsitygraphics.net/longreach    and email lrhsvpptsa@gmail.com  for more information.

Save the Date!

2018-2019 PTSA Meeting Dates

The Long Reach High School PTSA meets the second Monday of every month in the Student Services Department at 7 pm.  Upcoming meeting dates are:

  • Monday, April 8th 
  • Monday, May 13th 

2018-2019 Reflections Program Theme

School Finalist:

Aren Jayachandran, 11th Grade

Ciera Hudson, 11th Grade

County Winner

Ciera Hudson – First Place Music Composition

The 2018-2019 theme Heroes Around Me will spark imagination and creativity in school and at home. Reflections deadline is fast approaching… we had winners at all levels last year so please encourage our students to participate.  

  1. Maryland Student Entry Form
  2. Rules for Art Categories

More Information here!

Drivers Education Classes

Elite Driving School is the only AAA approved Driving School in Maryland and classes are held at Long Reach right after school.  The next Driver’s Education Class sessions will be: (Mon-Fri, 2:30 pm – 5:45 pm)

  • 03/29/2019 – 04/12/2019
  • 05/06/2019 – 05/20/2019
  • 05/3182019 – 06/14/2019

For more information and to register, contact www.drivingschool.net
or call 410-363-7483.

SAT Prep

Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday (unless noted) for the three weeks leading up to the test date.

May 5th 2019 Test Date classes are held:

April 17th and 19th
April 24th and 26th
May 1st and 3rd

June 2nd 2019 Test Date classes are held:

May 15th and 17th
May 22nd and 24th
May 29th and 30th (Wednesday)

Visit https://www.advancedsatprep.com for a complete schedule and to sign up.

eRebates Information

Help LRHS earn FREE $$ and rewards just by shopping.
By signing up your rewards cards through these programs, you can help Long Reach School and the PTSA earn free money and rewards just by shopping (as you normally do). It only takes a few minutes to register your card(s) and the money/rewards are automatically processed.
A+ School Rewards Giant – (School ID is 03299)
AmazonSmile
If you have any questions, send us an email.

HC DrugFree provides prevention, treatment, recovery, health and wellness resources to help Howard County residents develop knowledge and skills to understand and address behavioral health disorders. Find out more here.  Be on the lookout for 2018-19 meeting information and student sign up.  Want to sign up for the HC DrugFree newsletter? Sign up here.