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TCOE Student Applications Now Being Accepted! Join Us!

The Council of Elders is seeking high school freshman, sophomores and juniors to join our organization as part of the inaugural Student Advisory Group to help further define its goals and mission. Below is the link for the information letter, which clearly outlines the qualifications for applying, as well as the link to the actual application.  Please contact Ms. Erica McGowan with any questions. Ms. McGowan’s information is within the Student Application Letter in the link below.

SPECIAL NOTE: The submission deadline for the application is Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 11:59pm. 

Student Membership Letter

Student Membership Application

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TCOE Accepting Applications for Student Members

TCOE is seeking highly-motivated and culturally enlightened high school freshman, sophomores and juniors to join our organization as part of the inaugural Student Advisory Group. From this group, two representatives (one male and one female student) will be selected to serve as TCOE Student Board Members. Student Membership Applications are due no later than 12-midnight on DECEMBER 11, 2017.

Please click the link to gain access to the letter regarding the application process and TCOE Student Membership application.

Student Membership Letter

Student Membership Application

 

Celebration of Achievement

The Council of Elders of the Black Community in partnership with the Howard County Public Schools Black Student Achievement Program will honor 3,920 total students at our 19th annual  Celebration of Achievement to acknowledge students of African and African American heritage who have excelled academically. All Celebrations begin promptly at 7:00pm, students are to arrive by 6:30pm. Please see the schedule below for the locations of each Celebration. If you have any questions, please contact TCOE or a BSAP member.

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Dates for High Schools Location High Schools Celebrated (596 students)
Monday, December 5, 2016 Hammond High School Atholton, Centennial, Glenelg, Hammond, Howard, Long Reach (287)
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Hammond High School Marriotts Ridge, Mt. Hebron, Oakland Mills, Reservoir, River Hill,

Wilde Lake (309)

Dates for Middle Schools Location Middle Schools Celebrated (2,069 Students)
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Hammond High School Thomas Viaduct, Hammond, Mount View, (331)
Thursday, January 5, 2017 Hammond High School Patuxent Valley, Lake Elkhorn, (347)
Monday, January 9, 2017 Hammond High School Murray Hill, Harper’s Choice, (325)
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Glenelg High School Wilde Lake, Bonnie Branch, Burleigh Manor (361)
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Oakland Mills High School Mayfield Woods, Elkridge Landing, Oakland Mills (342)
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Glenelg High School Clarksville, Dunloggin, Ellicott Mills, Folly Quarter, Glenwood, Lime Kiln, Patapsco (363)
Dates for Elementary Schools Location Schools Celebrated – Elementary (1,100)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Glenelg High School Bushy Park, Clarksville, Clemens Crossing, Dayton Oaks, Fulton, Hollifield Station, Lisbon, Longfellow, Manor Woods, Northfield, Pointers Run, St .John’s Lane, Triadelphia Ridge, Veterans, Waverly, West Friendship (233)
Monday, January 23, 2017 Atholton High School Atholton, Bryant Woods, Cradlerock, Hammond, Talbott Springs (188)

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Centennial High School Bellows Springs, Centennial Lane, Deep Run, Ducketts Lane, Ilchester, Running Brook, Waterloo, Worthington (217)

 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Hammond High School Bollman Bridge, Elkridge, Forest Ridge, Gorman Crossing, Guilford (234)
Thursday, January 26, 2017 Hammond High School Jeffers Hill, Laurel Woods, Phelps Luck, Rockburn, Swansfield, Thunder Hill, Stevens Forest (228)

Register for the next TCOE Community Academy – May 7, 2016

TCOE COMMUNITY ACADEMY

For Parents: Supporting Your Child’s Social and Emotional Development and Topic Review/Input for the Summer/Fall 2016

Click here to Register for Parent Session

For Elementary Students:  Healthy Relationships with their peers

For Secondary Students:  Healthy Relationships with their peers, Dating Dangers and Topic Review/Input for the Summer/Fall 2016  

Click here to register for Student Sessions

May 7, 2016, 10:00 am – Noon
Oakland Mills Middle School
9540 Kilimanjaro Road
Columbia, MD 21045

For Parents: Discuss challenges (e.g. depression, bullying, over-achieving) that impact your child’s academic performance. There will be separate sessions for elementary, middle and high school parents.  Representation from the Howard County Police Department (HCPD) will be in attendance to share information.

For Students: Healthy Relationships, Dating Dangers and Topic Review/Input for the Summer/Fall 2016  Discuss signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships with peers for all school levels.  For the middle and high school students, there will be additional discussions about dating dangers which will include individual male/female sessions, followed by a combined session. This session also addresses the use of social media and the consequences of posting personal information about relationships.  Representation from the Howard County Police Department (HCPD) will be in attendance to share appropriate information, for their school level, with the students.

2015 Celebrations of Achievement

Parents, students, and special guests….Please mark your calendars for these upcoming dates/locations for our 2015 Celebrations of Achievement….check detailed event listings for schools celebrated on each date.

Date                                       HS Location (Grade level)
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Tue, December 1            Atholton HS (high school)
Wed, December 2          Marriotts Ridge HS (middle school)
Thu, December 3            Long Reach HS (middle school)
Mon, December 7          Atholton HS (middle school)
Tue, December 8             Atholton HS (middle school)
Thurs, December 10     Howard HS (middle school)
Tue, January 5, 2016    Long Reach HS (elementary)
Tue, January 12               Glenelg HS (elementary)
Tue, January 14               River Hill HS (elementary)
Tue, January 20               Hammond HS (elementary)

About Celebrations of Achievement….
The Council of Elders in partnership with the Department of Student, Family and Community Services of the Howard County Public School System holds an annual celebration where African-American students receive an award for their academic achievements.

For details about membership in the Council or to submit a tax-deductible donation online, visit us on the web at www.thecouncilofelders.org

8th Annual College Information Night – October 27, 2014

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The Black Student Achievement Program Cordially Invites High School Students And Parents To The:
8th Annual College Information Night

Discover Tips, Strategies and Resources that will help parents and students successfully navigate the college application journey.
Guest Speakers Will Include:
*Guidance Counselors
*Curriculum Leaders
*Parents
*College Students
*Local College and University Representatives

 

This event will take place on October 27, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm in the Hammond High School Auditorium located at 8800 Guilford Road, Columbia, MD 21046
This event will also be live streamed at: https://new.livestream.com/hcpsstv/events/3510000
For Additional Information Contact: Ms. Jackie Jenkins 410-313-1598