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24 Math Challenge Tournament, March 24

March 22nd, 2017

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 […]

Community Advisory Council Seeks Nominees for Executive Committee

March 22nd, 2017

Deadline: Friday, March 31 The Community Advisory Council (CAC) to the Howard County Board of Education is seeking nominees for its 2017/2018 Executive Committee and expanded participation across the County. The CAC reports directly to the Board and serves as a channel for public concerns, advice and information to help guide Board decisions. The council […]

Mobile Science Lab to Visit Howard County Elementary Schools

March 22nd, 2017

The Maryland Agriculture Education Foundation Mobile Science Lab will visit three Howard County elementary schools over the next several weeks, beginning with a stop at Deep Run Elementary School in Elkridge on March 27. The Mobile Lab is a unique learning environment that visits schools for an entire week and provides in-school field trips. The […]

Victoria Castleman, Academy of Health Professions Teacher, Applications and Research Laboratory

March 22nd, 2017

Victoria Castleman, an HCPSS alumna and registered nurse, helps students explore the health field as a potential career option through the Academy of Health Professions at the Applications and Research Laboratory.

HCPSS Staff and Students Recognized by Superintendent, February 2017

March 21st, 2017

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

Canvas Parent App Available Now!

March 21st, 2017

Parents/guardians of middle and high school students can monitor their children’s progress, on the go, using the Canvas Parent app. With the app, parents can quickly check grades, review assignments and events, view course announcements, see a weekly calendar and set student activity alerts, such as missing assignments or grades above or below a set […]

C‑SPAN Visits Long Reach High School to Honor StudentCam Documentary Winner

March 20th, 2017

C‑SPAN and Comcast will visit Long Reach High School in Columbia on Tuesday, March 21, at 9 a.m., to honor Long Reach 10th-grader Sharon Jeon, who has been named an Honorable Mention winner in C-SPAN’s national StudentCam documentary competition.

Howard County School Year Extended One Day to June 14

March 17th, 2017

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.

Howard County to Host Regional History Day Competition

March 16th, 2017

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

March 16th, 2017

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