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HCPSS Seeks Citizen Members for Attendance Area Committee, Deadline April 28

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) invites citizens to take an active role in school attendance area adjustments (redistricting) and school boundary alternatives as a member of the Attendance Area Committee (AAC).

A New Vision For Science Education

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has adopted a new model for science education, aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), to develop scientifically literate citizens who are well prepared to pursue college and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

HCPSS Crisis Intervention Teams Earn National Recognition

The Howard County Public School System Crisis Intervention Teams have been recognized by the National Association for School Psychologists with its School Safety and Crisis Response Award. The award recognizes outstanding commitment to advocating for and supporting comprehensive school safety and crisis response efforts that balance physical and psychological safety. The award specifically recognized the […]

City on a Hill Community Church Provides Support for Oakland Mills Middle School Families

Oakland Mills Middle School (OMMS) is partnering with City on a Hill Community Church to provide resources and support for students and families. The partnership will be formalized with an official partnership signing on Friday, March 24, at the Sheraton Columbia Waterside Restaurant in Columbia, Maryland.

HCPSS to Host ‘HoCo Hacks’ Coding Competition, April 22

This free event will take place on April 22, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. at Centennial High School, 4300 Centennial Lane in Ellicott City.

24 Math Challenge Tournament, March 24

Friday, March 24,  7–8:30 p.m., Hollifield Station Elementary School, 8701 Stonehouse Drive, Ellicott City Students from nine elementary schools will participate in the first Howard County Public School System 24 Math Challenge Tournament. Approximately 36 students in Grades 4 and 5, representing the top winners from each of the participating schools, will compete. The tournament […]

Community Advisory Council Seeks Nominees for Executive Committee

Deadline: Friday, March 31 The Community Advisory Council (CAC) to the Howard County Board of Education is seeking nominees for its 2017/2018 Executive Committee and expanded participation across the County. The CAC reports directly to the Board and serves as a channel for public concerns, advice and information to help guide Board decisions. The council […]

Mobile Science Lab to Visit Howard County Elementary Schools

The Maryland Agriculture Education Foundation Mobile Science Lab will visit three Howard County elementary schools over the next several weeks, beginning with a stop at Deep Run Elementary School in Elkridge on March 27. The Mobile Lab is a unique learning environment that visits schools for an entire week and provides in-school field trips. The […]

Victoria Castleman, Academy of Health Professions Teacher, Applications and Research Laboratory

Victoria Castleman, an HCPSS alumna and registered nurse, helps students explore the health field as a potential career option through the Academy of Health Professions at the Applications and Research Laboratory.

HCPSS Staff and Students Recognized by Superintendent, February 2017

Superintendent Renee A. Foose recently recognized the following Howard County Public School System student and staff achievements.