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Board of Education to Meet With Student Leaders and Hold Regular Meeting and Public Hearing, April 24, 2018 (Time Change)

The Howard County Board of Education will hold its spring meeting with student leaders at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24. The regularly scheduled meeting, originally scheduled for 4 p.m., will now begin at 3 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.

WE STEP Program Helps Homewood Center Students Transition to Adult Life

The Howard County Public School System’s Homewood Center has partnered with Y in Central Maryland, Dancel Family Center to provide work training programs that help students transition from high school to adult life.

HCPSS Recognized as a 2018 Best Community for Music Education

The Howard County Public School System has been recognized as one of the 2018 Best Communities for Music Education Districts by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation.

Board of Education Policy Committee to Meet, April 23, 2018

The Policy Committee of the Board of Education will meet on Monday, April 23, at 3 p.m. The meeting will take place in Boardroom A at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

ARL Greenhouses Spring Sale, Through June 10, 2018

The Application and Research Laboratory’s Greenhouse Horticulture program has opened its doors to the community for its annual spring sale, offering many plant varieties grown entirely by HCPSS special needs high school students as part of their vocational training.

Korean Parent Education Seminar, April 24, 2018

Parents of Pre-K–2nd grade children are invited to learn about HCPSS early childhood programs and will feature Lisa Davis, HCPSS Coordinator of Early Childhood Program.




Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, April 19, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a Closed Session on Thursday, April 19 at 4 p.m. The session will take place in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Update on Inclement Weather Make-Up Days for 2017-2018 School Year

An update on the inclement weather make-up days for the 2017-2018 school year.

HCPSS Student Named 2018 Maryland Geographic Bee Champion

Mount View Middle School eighth-grader Alan Zhang recently won the Maryland State Geography Bee, sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The Maryland Bee took place at the Maryland Public Television studios in Owings Mills on April 6.

Board of Education Redistricting Committee to Meet, April 18, 2018

The Board of Education’s Redistricting Committee will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. The meeting will take place in conference room UL7 at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City, Maryland.