High school

Annual Coat Day

Mark your Calendars! You are invited to our Annual Coat Day. The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Iota Lambda Omega Chapter, in partnership with Pearl Foundation Inc., and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Phi Lambda Chapter are excited to give the gift of warmth for this winter season!  We are giving away NEW coats, hats, scarves, gloves for men, women, and children (all sizes) on Saturday, October 14, 2023, from 9:30 AM - 12 PM, at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center in Columbia, MD.

Howard Community College's Fall For All-Friday, October 20

Howard Community College is thrilled to host our inaugural Fall for All event on October 20, 2023. This family-friendly, free event falls on a day when HCPSS schools are closed so it's the perfect time to explore our campus and enjoy fall festivities, such as food, fun activities and crafts, a corn maze, candy, and more! "HCC is happy to host the community for the inaugural Fall for All festival.

2023 Youth Scholorship Program

The VFW Youth Scholorship awards program has opened for 2023.  This is an exciting opportunity for middle school students (Patriot's Pen) and high school (Voice of Democracy) students to win scholorship money.  Middle school students have to complete and essay and high school students prepare a short video presentation. Each level has a specific topic. 


Do you have a highly skilled athlete looking to compete this Fall/Winter season? Do you want to be apart of a team where you can improve and compete at your highest level? 

We want you on our team! 

Columbia Warriors Will be holding tryouts for our Fall/Winter Travel & AAU Team on the following dates:

Girls Tryouts- 9/28,10/3,10/5

Phelps Luck Elementary School 6:30pm-8:30pm(5th-10th grade)

Boys Tryouts- 9/29 Stevens Forest Elementary 6:15-8:30 6th & 7th grade

Boys Tryouts-10/3 Stevens Forest Elementary 6:15-8:30 8th & 9th grade


Scientific Minds of America Volunteering/Leadership Opportunity

Become a tutor or officer for Scientific Minds fo America, a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit organization that is completely student-led. Tutors are expected to have a 1-2 hour committment per week and can choose the subject, grade and time they tutor. Officers are expected to have a 2-3 hour commitment per week and are placed in marketing, tutoring or initiatives/partnerships divisions under executives. Both tutors and officers can earn lots of service hours and are eligible to earn the President's Volunteer Service Award - a national distinction and great resume builder.

Competition, Award Ceremony, Vendor Exhibits, and Fashion Show

Biz Kidz Academy is sponsoring a competition and award ceremony for Howard County students.  Kids and teens (Ages 8-18) are invited to creatively express themselves with an inspiring business product, 500-word composition, or 5–10-minute video on a familiar topic that inspires them. Competitors will attend a special award ceremony on Sat., Oct. 21, 2023, at the Holiday Inn, located at 7900 Washington Blvd in Jessup MD. Competitors will display their creative entries and sell their business products at a vendor table.