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Summer 2018: Free Meals, Summer Learning, Planning for Next Year!

The school year is almost over and families are planning for the summer. Here are a couple things to keep you connected until the 2018-2019 school year begins.

Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission Provides Opportunities for Student Performances at Merriweather Post Pavilion

The Howard County Public School System has partnered with the Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission (DCACC) to support initiatives that promote the benefits of music education programs in Howard County. The partnership was formalized with an official partnership signing on Wednesday, June 13, at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

Supporting HCPSS Students and Families Through Expanded Outreach

Last August, HCPSS launched the Community, Parent and School Outreach office with the appointment of then-Wilde Lake High School Principal James LeMon as executive director.

HCPSS Schools Excel at 2018 U.S. Academic Bee and Bowl

A student team from Centennial Lane Elementary School was named the national U.S. Academic Bee and Bowl champions and a Burleigh Manor Middle School student was named National Science Bee champion at the U.S. Academic Bowl, and other HCPSS teams placed nationally.

Weekend Warrior Snackpacks, Fridays, June 22-August 31, 2018

The Howard County Government, in partnership with the Howard County Public School System, will provide weekend snack packs for the community throughout the summer.

HCPSS Celebrates Electrician Apprenticeship Program 2018 Graduation

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) celebrated the first cohort of graduates of the Independent Electrical Contractors Pre-Apprenticeship Student Pathways program at a recent graduation ceremony.

Celebration Church Partnership Supports Diverse Perspectives in the Classroom

The Howard County Public School System has partnered with Celebration Church to collaborate on opportunities to increase mutual understanding in a culturally diverse community. The partnership was formalized with an official partnership signing on Thursday, June 7, at the Sheraton Columbia Waterside Restaurant.

Four New Partnerships Expand Music Opportunities for HCPSS Students and Staff

The Howard County Public School System has partnered with the Inner Arbor Trust, Maryland Winds, Seasons 52 and the United States Navy Band to support an educational environment that connects music, arts, culture and the community. The partnerships were formalized with an official partnership signing on Monday, June 4, at Seasons 52 in Columbia.

State of Early Child Care and Education Promotes Learning from Birth; HCPSS Launches Talk With Me! Initiative

A child’s brain begins learning and growing from the earliest moments of life. Parents and caregivers who talk and interact frequently with their young children start them on a path that leads to better development in school and throughout life.

Share Your Thoughts on the HCPSS Strategic Call to Action With Online Survey Through June 22, 2018

HCPSS parents, students and community members are invited to complete a brief survey to provide input into the next phase of development for the HCPSS Strategic Call to Action.