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Board of Education Adopts FY19 Operating and Capital Budgets

May 31st, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education adopted its Operating Budget for the 2018-2019 school year

Summer 2018 – Keep Learning Alive!

May 31st, 2018

Help avoid the summer slide with these great summer reading and learning programs.

The Mall in Columbia Partnership Strengthens Wilde Lake High School Community

May 30th, 2018

Wilde Lake High School (WLHS) has partnered with The Mall in Columbia to promote student success and good citizenship by developing a “good neighbor” relationship.

Five HCPSS Schools Ranked among U.S. News 2018 Best High Schools

May 30th, 2018

Five Howard County high schools were ranked among the best in Maryland and the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Centennial, Marriotts Ridge and River Hill high schools are ranked among the top 10 in the state.

HCPSS Students Excel at 2018 State MESA Competition

May 30th, 2018

A team from Patapsco Middle School recently earned first place in the state-level National Engineering Design Challenge, and three Howard County schools earned state-level recognition, at the Maryland State Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) competitions.

HCPSS Students and Staff Recognized in May 2018 By Interim Superintendent

May 30th, 2018

Superintendent Michael J. Martirano recently recognized the following students and staff achievements.

Mt. Hebron Economics Teams Excel in 2018 National Finals

May 30th, 2018

Mt. Hebron High School Economics Challenge student teams finished second and third at the National Economics Challenge, the nation’s only high school competition in academic economics.

HCPSS Announces New Plan for Enhancing Student Mental Health Supports

May 29th, 2018

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has launched a new effort to enhance mental health services and supports for students in crisis, in collaboration with community and government agencies.

HCPSS To Help Fill The Nutrition Gap With Summer Food Service Program, June 25-August 17, 2018

May 29th, 2018

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) is pleased to announce the locations of its summer food service program to meet the growing need to feed hungry children and families and fill the nutritional gap over the summer months in Howard County.

Howard County Lego Team Recognized at 2018 FIRST World Championship

May 25th, 2018

Six Folly Quarter Middle School seventh-graders won a Judges Award at the FIRST World Championships, recently held in Detroit.