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HCPSS Superintendent Renee Foose Among Maryland Innovators of the Year

The Daily Record has named HCPSS Superintendent Renee Foose as one of Maryland’s Innovators of the Year. The award recognizes Maryland-based professionals and companies across a wide range of industries. Winners were selected for creating new products, programs, services or processes that have helped their companies and communities. Since assuming the role of Superintendent in […]

HCPSS Students to Develop Environmental Report Card for County Watershed

Students from Howard County high schools will spend a year collecting and analyzing samples from watershed areas near their schools and throughout Howard County, and their research will be the foundation of a published watershed report card for the region. The report card will serve as a guidance document for county and state legislators for […]

HCPSS Offers Evening School Classes

HCPSS offers Evening School classes for high school credit at the Homewood Center during the school year. The original credit and credit recovery classes are available to junior or senior students who are trying to graduate from high school in a timely manner. [more]

What You Need to Know For Back to School

Summer is almost over and our students and families are getting ready to head back to school. Here are the ABCs of what you need to know. [more]

HCPSS to Celebrate Thomas Viaduct Middle School Grand Opening

Howard County school system and county leaders will celebrate the grand opening of Thomas Viaduct Middle School (TVMS) with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 24 beginning at 1:00 p.m. The ceremony will be followed by tours of the new facility. TVMS open its doors to students in grades 6-8 on Aug. 25. The […]

Let’s Go HoCo! HCPSS to Host 5K and Fun Run on Oct. 12

Lace up your sneakers, the Howard County Public School System is gearing up to host Let’s Go HoCo, a 5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run at 8 a.m. on Sunday, October 12 in Columbia. The race is an initiative of HCPSS Superintendent Renee Foose, an avid runner herself. “I am excited to bring together […]

HCPSS and HCEA Reach Tentative Agreement

The Howard County Board of Education announced this evening that, with the assistance of a mediator, it has reached a tentative agreement with the Howard County Education Association (HCEA) bargaining unit, which represents teachers and other non-supervisory certificated employees. “Howard County schools have long been synonymous with excellence; maintaining that stellar reputation depends upon attracting […]

HCPSS Superintendent Named Among Maryland’s Most Admired CEOs

Howard County School Superintendent Renee A. Foose has been named one of Maryland’s most admired CEOs, The Daily Record announced last week. She will be honored along with 29 other Maryland-based non-profit and business leaders during an awards dinner on Sept. 18 at the BWI Hilton beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Foose is the only […]