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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.

Board of Education to Meet with County Council, June 28, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education will hold its quarterly meeting with the Howard County Council at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 28. The meeting will take place in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City.

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.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, June 14

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a Closed Session on Thursday, June 14, at 5 p.m. The session will take place in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

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.

Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting, June 21, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 21, at 4 p.m. in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City. There will be no evening session.

Board of Education Adopts FY19 Operating and Capital Budgets

The Howard County Board of Education adopted its Operating Budget for the 2018-2019 school year