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Board of Education to Hold First Public Hearing on Attendance Area Adjustment, October 26

The Howard County Board of Education will hold the first of two planned Public Hearings on Attendance Area Adjustment at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The session will take place in the auditorium at River Hill High School, 12101 Clarksville Pike in Clarksville.

CANCELLED – Board of Education Legislative Committee to Meet, October 23

This meeting has been cancelled.

HCPSS Celebrates National School Lunch Week, Oct. 9-13

The Howard County Public School System will observe National School Lunch Week from October 9–13 to recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day.

Community Advisory Council Meeting, October 18

The Community Advisory Council (CAC) will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18. 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, October 9

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 5 p.m. on Monday, October 9, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Glenwood Middle School Assistant Principal Wins State Award

Glenwood Middle School Assistant Principal Debra O’Byrne has been named the 2018 Maryland Assistant Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano and MASSP Executive Director Scott Pfeifer surprised O’Byrne with the announcement at her school on Thursday, October 5.

Board of Education to Hold First Public Work Session on Attendance Area Adjustment, October 12

The Howard County Board of Education will hold the first of five planned Public Work Sessions on Attendance Area Adjustment at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

Interim Superintendent Presents Proposed Recommendations to Address School Overcrowding

Howard County Public School System Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano presented his recommendations to relieve overcrowding in elementary and high schools, open new Elementary School #42 and align feeder patterns in middle schools at a meeting with the Board of Education on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

HCPSS Seeks Citizen Members for Ethics Panel, Deadline Extended

The Howard County Board of Education is seeking citizens to serve on the Howard County Public School System’s Ethics Panel.

HCPSS Celebrates Community Partners

Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano, members of the Board of Education, system leadership and school system staff recently joined approximately 250 community partners for the annual Howard County Public School System Educational Partnerships Celebration at the Sheraton Columbia.