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Board Of Education’s Requested Budget Reduced in County Proposal

County Executive Allan Kittleman’s FY 2018 Operating Budget proposal includes $572.2 million for the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), $10 million more than last year but $53.9 million less than requested by the Board of Education. The Board’s request included $22.3 million for salary increases already approved for HCPSS teachers and staff.

Howard County Food Bank Partnership Provides Food Assistance for HCPSS Families

The Howard County Community Action Council’s Howard County Food Bank is partnering with the Howard County Public School System to provide students and families with access to nonperishable foods. The partnership will be formalized with an official partnership signing on Wednesday, April 19, at the Sheraton Columbia Waterside Restaurant in Columbia, Maryland.

Community Advisory Council to Hold Executive Board Meeting, April 27

The Community Advisory Council (CAC) will hold an executive meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The meeting will be held in Conference Room ML2 at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board Of Education To Hold Work Session On FY18 Operating And Capital Budgets, And FY19–23 Capital Improvement Program, April 27

The Howard County Board of Education Public will hold a work session on the FY 2018 Operating and Capital Budgets, and FY 2019–23 Capital Improvement Program, on Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Board of Education to Meeting in Closed Session, April 18

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Celebrates Columbia’s 50th Birthday, April 23

Join the Howard County Public School’s Fine Arts Program in celebrating Columbia’s 50th birthday on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at 4 p.m.

Community Advisory Council Meeting, April 18

The Community Advisory Council (CAC) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Boardroom B at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HCPSS Recognized as a Best Community for Music Education

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has been recognized as one of the 2017 Best Communities for Music Education Districts by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation.

HCPSS to Host Family Resource Fair, May 6

The Howard County Public School System will host a Family Resource Fair for students age birth to 21 receiving special education and early intervention services and their families on Saturday May 6, 2017, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m., at the Cedar Lane School, 11630 Scaggsville Road in Fulton.

HCPSS Seeks Citizen Members for Policy Development/Revision Committees, Deadline May 1

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) invites citizens to take an active role in developing and revising school system policies as members of policy development/revision committees.