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Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, March 28

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

HCPSS Seeks Citizen Members for Attendance Area Committee, Deadline April 28

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) invites citizens to take an active role in school attendance area adjustments (redistricting) and school boundary alternatives as a member of the Attendance Area Committee (AAC).

A New Vision For Science Education

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has adopted a new model for science education, aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), to develop scientifically literate citizens who are well prepared to pursue college and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

“24” Math Challenge Tournament to be Held at Hollifield Station Elementary School

Students from nine elementary schools will participate in the Howard County Public School System’s first 24 Math Challenge Tournament on Friday, March 24, from 7–8:30 p.m. at Hollifield Station Elementary School in Ellicott City. Approximately 36 students in Grades 4 and 5, representing the top winners from each of the participating schools, will compete.

HCPSS Crisis Intervention Teams Earn National Recognition

The Howard County Public School System Crisis Intervention Teams have been recognized by the National Association for School Psychologists with its School Safety and Crisis Response Award. The award recognizes outstanding commitment to advocating for and supporting comprehensive school safety and crisis response efforts that balance physical and psychological safety. The award specifically recognized the […]

City on a Hill Community Church Provides Support for Oakland Mills Middle School Families

Oakland Mills Middle School (OMMS) is partnering with City on a Hill Community Church to provide resources and support for students and families. The partnership will be formalized with an official partnership signing on Friday, March 24, at the Sheraton Columbia Waterside Restaurant in Columbia, Maryland.

24 Math Challenge Tournament, March 24

Friday, March 24,  7–8:30 p.m., Hollifield Station Elementary School, 8701 Stonehouse Drive, Ellicott City Students from nine elementary schools will participate in the first Howard County Public School System 24 Math Challenge Tournament. Approximately 36 students in Grades 4 and 5, representing the top winners from each of the participating schools, will compete. The tournament […]

Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting, March 23 (Evening Session Added)

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017, in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Staff and Students Recognized by Superintendent, February 2017

Superintendent Renee A. Foose recently recognized the following Howard County Public School System student and staff achievements.

Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting and Public Hearings, April 6

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a regularly scheduled meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The meeting will take place in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City. Both the afternoon and the evening session, which convenes at 7:30 p.m., will begin with a […]