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Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting and Third Attendance Area Adjustment Work Session, November 2

The Howard County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday November 2, at 4 p.m., with an evening session beginning at 7:30 p.m. Both sessions will be held in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Interim Superintendent Joins Students and Community to Eliminate Bullying

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano led a bullying prevention event today to rid schools and communities of destructive bullying behavior. The event took place at Atholton High School in Columbia.

Interim Superintendent Meets with State Board of Public Works

Howard County Public School System Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano and members of the Board of Education presented the school system’s capital budget request to the Maryland Board of Public Works in Annapolis.

Board of Education’s Legislative Committee October 23 Meeting Canceled

The Board of Education’s Legislative Committee meeting previously scheduled for 3 p.m., on Monday, October 23, has been canceled.

Board of Education to Hold Second Public Hearing on Attendance Area Adjustment, October 30

The Howard County Board of Education will hold the second Public Hearing on Attendance Area Adjustments at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 30, 2017.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, October 16

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 4 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Superintendent to Host Bullying Prevention Event, October 19

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano will host a bullying prevention event on Thursday, October 19, at 10 a.m. in the media center at Atholton High School.

New Eighth Grade Service Learning Project Fosters Diversity and Inclusion Goals

Beginning this school year, all eighth-graders in Howard County public schools will take part in a new Student Service Learning (SSL) project to expand awareness and appreciation of underrecognized participants in our nation’s history, and emphasize the importance of representation in a republic or democracy.

HCPSS Students Explore Social Sciences at Symposium

Over 100 Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) students from six high schools visited Howard Community College (HCC) recently to attend the inaugural Social Science Symposium.

Apply for JROTC, Nov. 28, 2017 Through Jan. 12, 2018

Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) programs are offered at Atholton (Army), Howard (Army) and Oakland Mills (Air Force) high schools. Each JROTC program provides an introduction to career opportunities in the United States Armed Forces and teaches principles of leadership, discipline and civic responsibility. A student who wishes to participate in JROTC but does […]