OAKLAND MILLS HIGH SCHOOL
Fall Athletic Tryouts
Begin August 14th
Click HERE for a complete list of dates for fall athletic tryouts.
Get to know OMHS!
  • August 19th, 7:00 p.m. at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Place 
  • August 20th, 7:00 p.m. at the Howard County Library East Columbia Branch, 6600 Cradlerock Way
Meet the administrators, PTSA, and Boosters, ask questions, and meet one-on-one with administrators and organizations. More info.
New Student Orientation
August 29th, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Back to School Night
September 5th, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
2019-2020 Safe Driving Presentations
In order to obtain student parking permits, students and parents must attend a safe driving presentation. For more information, including a list of presentation dates and locations, click HERE .
OAKLAND MILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
6th Grade Orientation
August 29th, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Back to School Night
September 12th, 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
STEVENS FOREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Popsicles on the Playground with the Administrators
August 14th, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Back to School Pre-k & K
August 29th, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Open House for Students and Parents
August 30th, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
PTA Snowballs and Family Fun Night
September 12th, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Back to School, Grades 3-5
September 16th, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Back to School Night, Grades 1st & 2nd
September 19th, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Update Your Family File for the 2019-20 School Year, Get a Free Backpack!
For Stevens Forest ES families only. Access your Family File at HCPSS Connect
TALBOTT SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2019-20 TSES School Supply List
Click HERE .
Kindergarten Back to School
August 30th, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Grades 1-5 Open House
August 30th, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
PTA Movie Night
September 13th
Grades 1-5 Back to School
September 19th, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
THUNDER HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2019-20 THES School Supply List
Click HERE .
HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
First Day of School
For students: September 3rd
For pre-k: September 5th
Update your Family File!
All HCPSS families must update their Family File every year. Click HERE for info.
Need to Enroll Your Child in School?
Click HERE for information.
School Boundary Review
HCPSS is currently conducting a system-wide boundary review which could potentially impact Oakland Mills schools. For more information, including dates of meetings and hearings, click HERE . The superintendent will present his Attendance Area Adjustment Plan to the school board on August 20th.
Board of Education Meetings 
Aug. 20th, 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Sept. 5th, 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
All meetings are held in the Boardroom of the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City.
FREE SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS!
HCPSS Summer Meals Program
Weekdays, June 25th through August 16th 
SFES: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
OMMS: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Free for kids 18 and under. No registration or income qualifications required. More info, including other locations and times  HERE Spanish

Weekend Warrior Snack Packs
Fridays, June 25th through August 21st, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
OMMS
Weekend Warrior Snack Packs offer youth, ages 18 and younger a FREE bag of snacks in order to provide nutrition over the weekend during the summer months. Additional pick locations and times available. More info  HERE .
OAKLAND MILLS EDUCATION COMMITTEE
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Next meeting: Tuesday, August 27th, 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. A ll 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.
PREPARE FOR SUCCESS SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
Now through August 24th
Donated items accepted at The Other Barn

Donations can be in the form of actual school supplies or monetary* donations that are tax deductible. Every donation, no matter the size or amount, is greatly appreciated! For more information, including a list of needed supplies, click button below.

*Monetary donations accepted online or by mail only. Please click button below for more information.
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 .