The Howard County Public School System will host its 14th annual History Day Competition on Saturday, March 17, at Reservoir High School in Fulton, Maryland. The open house for the public is from 12:30–2 p.m. in the cafeteria and documentary projects are shown in the auditorium from 2–2:30 p.m.
All community members are invited to join Howard County Public School System Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano for a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, March 27, from 7–8:30 pm at Mt. Hebron High School, 9440 Old Frederick Road (Route 99), Ellicott City.
HCPSS Department of Special Education and Howard County Autism Society to Host Community Meeting, March 22, 2018
The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Department of Special Education will hold a community meeting with the Howard County Autism Society on Thursday, March 22, from 6:30–8:30 p.m. at the NonProfit Collaborative of Howard County, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive in Columbia.
Hammond Elementary School Principal Kimberlyn Pratesi’s passion for education has never wavered, from her childhood days playing school in her basement to winning this year’s HCPSS 2018 Principal of the Year award.
In response to recent tragedies in our nation’s schools, many students are planning to participate in national walkouts or other awareness events. This Wednesday, a national effort is underway for students to walk out of classes at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes to remember the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and discuss gun violence.
The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Board of Education voted to move forward with the Mission Road site for new high school #13. The Board directed staff to complete the acquisition of Mission Road for the purposes of constructing the new high school, which is slated to open in 2023.
Interim Superintendent Provides Testimony to the Maryland House of Delegates on Issues of School Safety
Today, Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent, Michael J. Martirano, provided testimony to the Maryland House of Delegates regarding House Bill 760 – Handguns – School Employees – Handgun Permits and Carrying Weapons on School Property.
The Policy Committee of the Board of Education will meet on Monday, March 19, at 4 p.m. The meeting will take place in Boardroom A at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.
The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6. The session will take place in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.
Board of Education Adopts FY2019 Operating and Capital Budget, and FY 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Program Requests
The Howard County Board of Education last night adopted its Operating Budget Request for the 2018–2019 school year (FY 2019) totaling $906.8 million. The amount requested represents $87.7 million, or 10.7 percent, over the amount funded for the FY 2018 school year as well an additional $50.5 million request for one-time funds over the next several years.