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HCPSS Free Summer Meals at Stevens Forest Elementary Extended Through August 18

August 4th, 2017

HCPSS has extended its summer food service program at the Stevens Forest Elementary School location, Monday through Friday, from 12:30–2 p.m., through Friday, August 18.

2016–2017 PARCC Assessment Results

August 1st, 2017

PARCC results from the 2016–2017 school year have been uploaded online and are viewable now.

Closing Ceremony Celebrates Korean Cultural Exchange Program

July 31st, 2017

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano and Board of Education Chairman Cynthia Vaillancourt joined representatives from South Korea’s Iksan school district to celebrate the tenth annual Korean summer cultural exchange program during a closing ceremony this morning at Patapsco Middle School.

Update from the Interim Superintendent Regarding Baseline Concussion Testing

July 29th, 2017

Update from the Interim Superintendent Regarding Baseline Concussion Testing

Comprehensive Summer School Graduation, August 3

July 28th, 2017

The HCPSS Comprehensive Summer School graduation ceremony will be held Thursday, August 3, at 10 a.m. at Atholton High School.

HCPSS Seeks Citizen Members for Policy Development/Revision Committees, Deadline Aug. 11

July 24th, 2017

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.

Launch Into Learning Initiative Supports Early Childhood Development

July 24th, 2017

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano joined Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman and County Councilmember Mary Kay Sigaty to announce the Launch Into Learning initiative at a meeting of the Howard County Early Childhood Advisory Council on Friday, July 21.

Public Invited to Provide Input on New School System Positions

July 19th, 2017

The Howard County Public School System is seeking public input as it moves forward with the hiring process for the new Industrial Hygienist and Special Education Parent Liaison positions. These positions were created to strengthen the school system’s commitment to equity, transparency and community responsiveness.

HCPSS and Prepare for Success Host School Supply Drive, Through Aug. 18

July 19th, 2017

HCPSS has partnered with Prepare for Success to provide school supplies to HCPSS students in need.

Interim Superintendent Announces New Leadership Appointments

July 18th, 2017

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano has announced new additions to his leadership team. The appointments were presented to the Howard County Board of Education during its July 18 meeting, and go into effect on August 3, 2017.