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JumpStart Program Expands Early College Credit Options for HCPSS Students

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has announced an innovative program that enables students to earn up to 60 college credits while in high school.

Interim Superintendent to Hold Town Hall Meeting, November 29, 2017

Community members are invited to a Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, November 29, from 7–8:30 pm at Atholton High School.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, November 28, 2017

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting and Public Hearing, December 7, 2017

The Howard County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, December 7, 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 to Hold Public Forums to Gather Input For Superintendent Search, November 30 & December 5, 2017

The Howard County Public School System invites community members to participate in one of two community forums to provide feedback regarding desired leadership characteristics and priorities of the next superintendent.

Board of Education Legislative Committee to Meet, November 20

The Board of Education’s Legislative Committee will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017. The meeting will take place in the Central Office Café at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City, Maryland.

JumpStart Information Sessions, November 27-December 7

The Howard County Public School System invites parents and students to attend an information session to learn more about JumpStart, the expanded early college and dual-enrollment program. The expansion includes new programs offered to all HCPSS students designated to attend Centennial, Howard, Long Reach, Oakland Mills and River Hill high schools for the 2018–19 school […]

Board of Education Takes Action on Attendance Area Adjustments for 2018-2019 School Year

The Howard County Board of Education has revised Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) elementary and middle school attendance areas for the 2018-2019 school year.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, November 14

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education Seeks Community Input on Superintendent Search; Due December 6, 2017

The Howard County Board of Education is seeking public input as it moves forward with the process of selecting a permanent superintendent, who will be appointed to a four-year term to commence on July 1, 2018.