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Bright Minds Foundation Grant Awards Support Classroom Innovation

Fourteen Howard County public school teachers and staff will receive funding for innovative instructional projects through nearly $17,000 in grants provided by the Bright Minds Foundation.

HCPSS Acting Superintendent to Attend Project Search Class of 2017 Celebration

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Acting Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano will join Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman and Maryland Secretary of Disabilities Carol Beatty for the year-end ceremony to honor the achievements of transitioning youth participating in Project SEARCH.

Class of 2017 Earns a Bright Future

More than 3,800 seniors graduated as members of the Howard County Public School System’s Class of 2017 and collectively they earned nearly $14 million in scholarships for their first year of college.

Board of Education June 9 Meeting with County Council Rescheduled

The Howard County Board of Education quarterly meeting with the County Council, previously scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 9, at the Department of Education in Ellicott City, has been rescheduled. The meeting will now take place on Monday, July 17, at 4:30 p.m. at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive in […]

Board of Education to Hold Regular Meeting, June 22

The Howard County Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 22, at 4 p.m., with an evening session beginning at 7:30 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Acting Superintendent to Visit Clarksville Elementary School

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Acting Superintendent Michael J. Martirano will take part in a discussion about leadership with gifted and talented (GT) fifth grade students at Clarksville Elementary School in Clarksville on Thursday, June 8, beginning at 11 a.m.

Howard County High School Students to Compete at 2017 Junior Achievement National Student Leader Summit

A group of Howard County high school students, who ran a company as part of the Junior Achievement (JA) Rising Women entrepreneurship program, will compete with teen entrepreneurs from across the United States at the 2017 JA National Student Leader Summit (NSLS) in Washington, D.C. on June 19–21.

HCPSS Saves Over a Quarter-Million Dollars Sharing Resources

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has saved an estimated $260,000 in total item purchases through School Swap, an initiative that enables the school system to better utilize existing resources and focus more on the classroom.

BGE Provides Opportunities for Real-World Science Research at Wilde Lake Middle School

Wilde Lake Middle School (WLMS) is partnering with Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) to help students learn about energy and its impact on the environment. The partnership will be formalized with an official partnership signing on Monday, June 5, at Wilde Lake Middle School, 10481 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, June 5

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.