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2018-2019 Safe Driving Presentations

August 1st, 2018

View dates and times for upcoming Safe Driving Presentations, which are required for students planning to park or drive on school system property.

HCPSS Celebrates 2018 Korean Cultural Exchange Program

August 1st, 2018

HCPSS joined representatives from South Korea’s Iksan school district to celebrate the 11th annual Korean summer cultural exchange program during a closing ceremony held July 27, 2018.

Bright Minds Foundation Announces New Executive Director

July 26th, 2018

Bright Minds, the official foundation of the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), announces the appointment of Liz Crammond to the position of Executive Director for the foundation.

Swansfield Elementary School Achieves LEED Silver Status

July 19th, 2018

Swansfield Elementary School’s recent renovation has achieved LEED Silver designation in recognition of its energy efficiency and environmental friendliness.

Thomas Viaduct Receives 2017-2018 Character Education Award

July 18th, 2018

The Maryland Center for Character Education at Stevenson University (MCCE@SU) has recognized Thomas Viaduct Middle School as a 2017 – 2018 School of the Year winner.

Exhibitors wanted for HCPSS Special Education and Early Intervention Family Resource and Transition Fair

July 18th, 2018

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) is now accepting vendor applications for the Special Education and Early Intervention Family Resource and Transition Fair on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Cedar Lane School, 11630 Scaggsville Road in Fulton.

Howard County Local Children’s Board Partnership Targets Student Well-Being

July 17th, 2018

The Howard County Public School System has partnered with the Howard County Local Children’s Board (LCB) to provide students with opportunities and resources necessary to succeed.

Mt. Hebron Students Rank Nationally in 2018 FBLA Competition

July 16th, 2018

Two Mount Hebron High School students, representing Maryland’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) delegation, ranked nationally at the recent National Leadership Conference (NLC) and Competition in Baltimore.

HCPSS BOE Approves $2 Million Grant to Advance Literacy, Birth-Grade 12

July 16th, 2018

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Board of Education approved a $2 million Striving Readers’ Comprehensive Literacy Grant at its regular meeting last week.

PARCC Spring 2018 Results Available

July 11th, 2018

Students who participated in the PARCC assessments for grades 3–8, English 10, Algebra I, and Algebra II in the 2017–2018 school year will receive paper home reports during the second week of school. The reports will be distributed to your child at school to bring home.