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Cutting education funding is like cutting the future

In response to talk from the state on cutting education funding, HCPSS Superintendent penned the following editorial in the Washington Post. http://hcpssne.ws/RAFPostEd

Bellows Spring ES Principal Carol Hahn Named National Distinguished Principal

Bellows Spring Elementary School Principal Carol Hahn was surprised on March 20 with the Maryland Association of Elementary School Principals National Distinguished Principal Award. The National Distinguished Principals program honors outstanding principals across the nation whose contributions inspire children to reach farther and higher, to build a brighter future and a better world. The program […]

Special Education Nominations Open Through April 10

Has an HCPSS staff member made a difference in the education of your student who receives special education services? The Howard County Special Education Community Advisory Committee (SECAC) is accepting nominations for its annual awards. Nominations may come from parents, guardians or students. Nominees may be teachers, bus drivers, guidance counselors, psychologists, administrators, occupational, physical […]

Register Now for STARTALK: Chinese Language Camp

Camp: June 29-July 17, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.—Clarksville Middle School, 6535 Trotter Rd., Clarksville Registration is now open for the 2015 STARTALK: Chinese Language Camp, at which students entering 3-8 grades will learn Chinese through the study of various stories.  In addition, students will acquire language for daily interactions and for talking about families and homes […]

Glenelg High School Jazz Concert

The Glenelg High School Jazz Ensemble presented Alex Norris at their spring concert.

Maps as Art Exhibit Through April 24

The Personal Geographies: Maps as Art exhibit is now on display at the Howard County Center for the Arts. Members of the public are invited to stop by and take a look! Presented annually in partnership with the Howard County Center for the Arts, this year’s Youth Art Month exhibit features hundreds of works by […]

School Wellness Day at Lake Elkhorn Middle School

Students at Lake Elkhorn Middle School participated in the first-ever Wellness Day at their school! Discover how these students learned and experienced a variety of ways to live a healthy lifestyle.

2015 Commencement Ceremony Dates Announced

March 12, 2015 HCPSS today announced the commencement ceremony schedule for the 2014-15 school year. HCPSS is pleased to confirm the dates earlier than in past years to better accommodate parents, students, schools, and community members. All commencements will take place at Merriweather Post Pavilion, with the exception of Cedar Lane School. The full schedule, including […]

A New Model for the Elementary Educational Program

Six schools are implementing a new HCPSS model for elementary education, which brings the principles of Vision 2018 to life for students in Pre-K through Grade 5. In its initial phase, the new model comprises several exciting components that are rigorous, globally-relevant, and engaging.

Youth Art Month Showcase Through April 9

The Youth Art Month Showcase is now on display at the Howard County Library System Miller Branch. Members of the public are invited to stop by and take a look! In recognition of Youth Art Month, the HCPSS Visual Arts Office, in partnership with the Howard County Library System, is hosting an exhibit of K-12 […]