Attention 8th Grade Families

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 12:37pm


Rising Long Reach High School, Howard High School or Centennial High School 9th graders can apply to enroll in a JumpStart program at Oakland Mills High School or River Hill High School.  For more information about the partnership between HCPSS and Howard Community College to expand options for students to gain college credits, explore possible careers, or earn an associate degree, plan to attend the following information sessions:

JumpStart Information Nights are scheduled for 7–8:30 p.m. at the following locations. Registration is not required. Families may attend any of the sessions below.

  • Monday, November 27
    • Oakland Mills Middle School
  • Tuesday, November 28
    • Centennial High School
  • Thursday, November 30
    • River Hill High School & Mayfield Woods Middle School
  • Monday, December 4
    • Howard High School & Thomas Viaduct Middle School
  • Wednesday, December 6
    • Long Reach High School & Oakland Mills High School
  • Thursday, December 7
    • Bonnie Branch Middle School & Elkridge Landing Middle School

For more information:


Field Trip Information


Please Mark Your Calendars for the Following Important Dates:

2017/2018 HIgh School Visits

  • HCPSS/EMMS will make arrangements for all rising 8th Graders to visit their assigned High School - June 6, 2018
  • Ms. Schwaab will provide specific information closer to the date of this event

2017/2018 8th Grade Promotion, Dance and Picnic

  • Celebration/Dance @ EMMS - June 8, 2018
  • Picnic @ Centennial Park - June 11, 2018
  • Promotion @ TBD - Date TBD