Daily Announcements

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 10:50am

February 6, 2017


  • Mt. Hebron Celebrates Black History Month!
    • Read By: Student Sara Wunete
    • Gwendolyn L. Ifill was an American Peabody Award winning journalist, television newscaster, and author.  In 1999, she became the first African American woman to host a nationally televised U.S. public affairs program with Washington Week in Review.  She was the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and co-anchor and co-managing editor, with Judy Woodruff, of PBS NewsHour, both of which air on PBS.  Ifill was a political analyst and moderated the 2004-2008 American vice-presidential debates.  She authored the best-selling book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama
  • This week students who use the Media Center After-School will be asked to sign in on the computers at the Media Center Front Desk.  See Dr. Neugebauer with any questions
  • This week at Mt. Hebron, we are kicking off our CHANGE MATTERS Campaign!  All money raised will be donated to GRASSROOTS, Howard County’s only homeless shelter.  Change collections are being held during ALL Lunch Shifts.
    • Your change will be used to improve the lives of homeless children and families that stay at Grassroots.
    • We are competing against Centennial to see who can earn the most money to support the homeless. We will conclude our fundraiser at the Home Boys’ Basketball game vs. Centennial on Tuesday February 7th.  Selling Pluck their Feather T-shirts for $10 during ALL Lunch Shifts.  Thank you for your help supporting the homeless.  Your CHANGE MATTERS!
  • Rotary Club Book Drive – for the month of February gently used books can be donated and dropped off in one of the boxes in the front hallway or the Media Center
  • College Visit Dates – Juniors & Seniors Sign up for visits in Naviance – See your counselor if you have any questions.
  • Attention Seniors:  turn in your Diploma Signature Forms to Mrs. Mathias in Student Services ASAP
  • 2017 Yearbook - Don't forget!  Yearbooks are on sale.  Ordering is simple.  You can place your Yearbook order online by going to the Mt. Hebron website and clicking on the Student Life drop down.  http://mhhs.hcpss.org/
    • Or you can click on or copy/paste the link below
    •  http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1066901/Mount-Hebron-High-School/2017-Yearbook/20160804141428573112/CATALOG_SHOP/?REF=A03346500 
    • Please contact Jennifer Goodwin with your questions:  Jennifer_Goodwin@hcpss.org
  • Students who need help getting on Canvas, see Ms. Richter in the Media Center


  • Monday, 2/6:
    • Millionaire’s Club Stock Market Teams meeting @ 2:15 in room 145 to work on their portfolios
  • Tuesday, 2/7:
    • Boys Basketball game vs. Centennial – tickets will be sold at the ticket booth beginning @ 3pm
    • Baseball organizational meeting for all students interested in trying out for JV or Varsity Baseball in room 115 @ 2:20.  If you cannot make this meeting, see Coach Duke to let him know
    • Students registered for the American Math Competition are to report to room 202 directly after 1st period today
  • Wednesday, 2/8:
    • Students during Viking Time come join our Guest Speaker, Dr. Keisha Allen from the University of Maryland Baltimore County to celebrate Black History Month
    • Tennis meeting after school in room 235 - for anyone interested in playing tennis  
    • Swim Club Members – meeting after school in Portable 4 – discussing bake sales and the swim meet
    • Red Cross Club Members meeting @ 2:15 in room 201
    • Math Team you have a competition today.  If you qualified for the competition, you must verify with Ms. Tagget (room 119) your attendance by Monday, February 6 at the end of the school day
    • Debate Team meeting after school in room 115
  • Thursday, 2/9:
    • Step Team International – there will be an informational meeting @ 2:15 in the cafeteria.  If you have an interest in the urban arts, unity, world issues, and expression thru spoken word, this is the club for you.