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Talbott Springs Elementary School on Track for Replacement of Current Building

The Howard County Board of Education voted during its May 17, 2018 meeting to move forward with re-evaluating and redesigning a replacement of the Talbott Springs Elementary School (TSES). The new school is scheduled for occupancy in August 2022.

Changes to 2018–2019 School Calendar Announced

The Howard County Board of Education approved changes to the 2018–2019 academic year calendar. The revised calendar provides greater predictability by including an additional inclement weather closing day and preserving a full Spring Break week, and benefits students, parents and staff who wish to plan schedules in advance.

HCPSS Receives A+ On 2017 School Food Environment Grades Report

The Howard County Public School System received an “A+” and was one of only two Maryland school systems to earn an “A” on the 2017 School Food Environment Grades report from Healthy School Food Maryland.

Howard County Students Advance to 2018 National History Day Competition

Fourteen Howard County Public School System students advanced to the National History Day Competition after winning first or second place at the recent Statewide Maryland History Day Competition.

Atholton High School Celebrates 20-Year Partnership with Sunrise Senior Living of Columbia

Atholton High School and Sunrise Senior Living of Columbia celebrated 20 years of collaboration in providing workplace opportunities for students of all abilities and building a strong intergenerational community.

Board of Education Adoption of FY19 Operating and Capital Budgets and FY20–24 Capital Improvement Program, May 31, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a meeting on the adoption of the FY 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets and FY 2020–24 Capital Improvement Program on Thursday, May 31, at 6 p.m.

Staff Focus: Dr. Cherise Hunter, Policy Manager

Whether it’s ensuring all children receive an equitable education or finding a new slow cooker recipe her children will enjoy, HCPSS Policy Manager Dr. Cherise Hunter is always looking to improve the world around her–at work, in the community and at home.

C‑SPAN Recognizes Long Reach Student With 2018 StudentCam Contest Honorable Mention

C‑SPAN will visit Long Reach High School in Columbia on Wednesday, May 16, at 9 a.m., to honor Long Reach student Eli Kuperman, who was named a National Honorable Mention winner in C-SPAN’s national StudentCam competition.

HCPSS Welcomes State Superintendent to Three Schools, May 10, 2018

Maryland State Superintendent Karen Salmon visited Talbott Springs and Cradlerock elementary schools and the Homewood Center on May 10.

Mt. Hebron Economics Teams Reach Finals in 2018 National Economics Challenge

Eight Mt. Hebron High School students have qualified to compete in the national championships at the National Economics Challenge in New York City on May 19–22. Mt. Hebron’s two Maryland state champion Economics Challenge teams will participate in both the upper and lower divisions at the competition.