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Board of Education to Hold Special Meeting, Aug. 29

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, to discuss agenda items deferred from the August 17 meeting. The meeting will take place in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Centennial High School Varsity Football Team to Disband; Focus on Rebuilding

Centennial High School leadership has recommended that the Howard County Public School System disband the Centennial High School varsity football team for the 2017–2018 season.

Board Begins Process to Select a Permanent Superintendent

The Howard County Board of Education voted at its regularly scheduled meeting on August 17, 2017, to move forward with the process to select a permanent superintendent for the Howard County Public School System.

HCPSS to Expand Full-Day Pre-K to Cradlerock Elementary School

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will now offer full-day prekindergarten (Pre-K) at Cradlerock Elementary School for the 2017–2018 school year. Funding for the program is provided by the Maryland State Department of Education through a Federal Prekindergarten Expansion Grant.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, August 17

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education Operating Budget Review Committee to Meet, August 23

The Board of Education’s Operating Budget Review Committee will meet at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The meeting will take place in Conference Room ML2 at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Additional HCPSS Attendance Area Committee meeting scheduled for August 22 & Survey Extended

To consider additional public feedback on school redistricting plans, an Attendance Area Committee meeting is scheduled for August 22 and the AAC public survey is extended to August 20.

HCPSS Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano’s Public Schedule for the Week of August 14-20, 2017

This week includes a Board of Education meeting on August 17th.

Community Advisory Council Meeting, August 30

The Community Advisory Council (CAC) will hold its first meeting of the 2017–2018 academic year on Wednesday, August 30, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, August 24

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.