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Weather Notice

Schools and Offices Closed

All Howard County public schools and offices are closed Wednesday, March 21.

All evening activities in schools, both school-sponsored and community-sponsored, are canceled. This includes high school athletic practices and games.

More information about emergency / weather closings, including weather re-evaluations, can be found on our Emergency / Weather Closings page.


Dr. Martirano standing at podium.

Interim Superintendent Provides Testimony on Issues of School Safety

Dr. Martirano opposed arming school employees and called for the State Assembly to support enhancement of physical safety of our school facilities and provide more resources for student supports.

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Aerial view of Mission Road construction site.

Board Selects Mission Road for HS #13

The Board of Education voted to move forward with the Mission Road site for new high school #13, directing staff to complete the acquisition of the property for the purposes of constructing the new high school, slated to open in 2023.

Learn about the new HS #13 site →

Dr. Martirano and Cynthia Dillon standing in gymnasium with students holding banner that reads congratulations.

Patapsco Principal named MD MS Principal of the Year!

Patapsco MS Principal Cynthia Dillon was named the 2018 Maryland Middle School Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals.

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