RESTAURANT NIGHTS
SFES Night at Grotto Pizza
March 18th, 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
7075 Minstrel Way, Columbia
OAKLAND MILLS HIGH SCHOOL
OMHS Production: Footloose the Musical
March 5th & 6th, & 7th, 7:00 p.m.
March 8th, 2:00 p.m.
OMHS Auditorium
Tickets $10. Purchase at the door or online.
"Axes and Ivories" Guitar & Piano Recital
March 11th and 25th, 7:00 p.m.
OMHS Auditorium
Free. Presented by OMHS Fine Arts
Becca's Closet's 4th Annual "A Pretty and Polished Affair"
March 28th, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Atholton High School
6520 Freetown Road, Columbia
This event will help students get a FREE prom dress for this year's prom season! The event is 100% free and not only includes a dress, but accessories, alterations, hair and makeup, refreshments, and giveaways. More info and tickets HERE.
Support OMHS Boys Basketball TONIGHT at 7 p.m. as they host Atholton in Round 2 of the playoffs. It's a BLACK OUT GAME - fill the gym and cheer on the Scorps!

OMHS Food Pantry
March 26th, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Enter through the right-hand set of double doors at the front of the building.
The food pantry is open to all of the community. Please bring a form of identification.

Donations for the food pantry needed! Drop off items at The Other Barn during regular business hours, and we will make sure they get to the high school. For more information, click HERE.
Come out and cheer for our Scorps!
Find schedules and scores at County Sports Zone.
OAKLAND MILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
HCPSS Staff Focus on OMMS ESOL Teacher, Sarah Mayhew
Read HERE .
OMMS Donations
Supply Donations
Want to donate supplies? OMMS is asking for monthly donations as well as art donations. Click here to see the wish list.

Monetary Donations
If you'd like to donate money to OMMS, visit the online donation portal  here .
STEVENS FOREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
SFES PTA STEM Fair Night
March 5, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
SFES  
Incoming Kindergarten Registration (2020-2021 School Year)
In person: March 9 through 13th
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
SFES
For children who will be 5-years-old as of September 1, 2020. Appointments preferred but not necessary (call 410-313-6900). More info and online registration HERE.
Black History and Women's history Program
March 19th, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
SFES Cafeteria
SFES PTA International Potluck
March 26th, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
TALBOTT SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Incoming Kindergarten Registration (2020-2021 School Year)
In person: March 9 through 13th
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
TSES
For children who will be 5-years-old as of September 1, 2020. Appointments preferred but not necessary (call 410-313-6915). More info and online registration HERE.
Blessings in a Backpack: DONATIONS NEEDED!
Talbott Springs is in need of monetary donations to support an increase of over 100 students who receive Blessings in a Backpack for the 2019-20 school year. Monetary donations can be made at blessingsinabackpack.org. For more info, including instructions on how to make an online donation, click HERE.
THUNDER HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
THES PTA Family Formal
March 20th, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
THES Cafeteria
Tickets: $6 per adult, $25 for family of 5, kids under 4 free
Tickets must be purchased by March 18th. No tickets sold at the door. Snacks and drinks included with ticket price. Dress is semi-formal.
Incoming Kindergarten Registration (2020-2021 School Year)
In person: March 9th through 13th
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
THES
For children who will be 5-years-old as of September 1, 2020. Appointments preferred but not necessary (call 410-313-6922). More info and online registration HERE.
HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
School Closure Dates
  • April 3rd: Schools close 3 hours early
  • April 6th through 13th: Schools closed
  • April 28th: Schools closed for elections
HCPSS Influenza and Coronavirus Updates Page
Click HERE to stay up-to-date on the school district's latest health-related news.
School System Calendar
Click HERE .
Board of Education Meetings and Work Sessions
  • March 12th, 3 p.m. – Regular Meeting
  • March 26th, 4 & 7 p.m. – Regular Meeting
  • April 16th, 4 & 7 p.m. – Regular Meeting

All meetings are held in the Boardroom of the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City.
OAKLAND MILLS BOARD OF DIRECTORS EDUCATION COMMITTEE
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Next meeting: March 24th, 6:00 p.m. at The Other Barn

The Oakland Mills Community Association's Education Committee supports and advocates for all Oakland Mills schools and county-wide on a variety of issues. All interested individuals are welcome to join the conversation!

For more information contact Oakland Mills Board of Directors Chair and Education Committee Chair, Jonathan Edelson at   jledelson.omca@gmail.com .
I'M A CHEF TOO! SUMMER CAMP AT THE THUNDER HILL NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Be sure to check out the volunteer opportunities at each individual school in the school boxes above!

A-OK Mentoring  
Make a difference! Help enhance the academic and social development of identified Howard County elementary school students in schools near you through a consistent, supportive relationship with a child. Volunteers must be available weekday, daytime hours to meet one-on-one with an assigned student during the school day or with students in small groups in afterschool programs. Website:  www.aokmentor.org

Volunteer Training
According to HCPSS Board Policy, all volunteers must complete a Confidentiality Training Course about protecting the privacy of our students, staff, and schools. View the Volunteer Certification Course  here .