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Howard County School Year Extended One Day to June 14

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will extend its school year by one day to make up for the March 14 inclement weather closing. The last day of school for students will now be Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, March 17

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Howard County to Host Regional History Day Competition

The Howard County Public School System will host its 13th annual History Day Competition on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Reservoir High School.

2017 Graduation Ceremony Dates Announced, May 22-June 1

All commencements will take place at Merriweather Post Pavilion, with the exception of Cedar Lane School, which will be held at that school.

Board of Education to Recognize Giant Food with Friends of Education Award

The Howard County Board of Education will recognize Giant Food with the Friends of Education Award at a reception on April 6, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. The reception will be followed by an award presentation at the 4 p.m. meeting of the Board. Both events will be held at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education Legislative Committee March 14 Meeting Postponed

The Board of Education’s Legislative Committee meeting previously scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2017, has been postponed to Friday, March 17, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.

Howard County Welcomes State Superintendent for School Visits

Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon will visit three Howard County public schools on the morning of Thursday, March 16.

Board of Education to Meet With County Council, March 28

The Howard County Board of Education will hold their quarterly meeting with the Howard County Council at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The meeting will be held at the George Howard Building, 3430 Courthouse Drive, in Ellicott City.

Superintendent Joins Students for School Breakfast Challenge during National Breakfast Week

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will recognize National School Breakfast Week during March 6–10, 2017, and encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available on school breakfast menus.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, March 6

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.