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Holiday Plant and Wreath Sale through December 20, 2017

December 6th, 2017

The Greenhouse Horticulture program is holding its annual Holiday Plant and Wreath Sale continuing through December 20th.

Community Advisory Council Meeting, December 6, 2017

December 5th, 2017

The Community Advisory Council (CAC) will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6. The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Intergenerational Partnership Benefits Students and Senior Volunteers

December 5th, 2017

Harper’s Choice Middle School (HCMS) is partnering with Winter Growth to provide students and senior volunteers with opportunities to learn from one another through intergenerational strategies and programs.

Waterloo Elementary School Named 2017-18 Maryland Blue Ribbon School

December 5th, 2017

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) announced this morning that Waterloo Elementary School is one of six Maryland public schools to receive the State’s Blue Ribbon award for 2017–2018.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, December 12, 2017

December 5th, 2017

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, December 4, 2017

December 4th, 2017

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 4, in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Proposed HCPSS Instructional Materials Available for Community Review, December 19, 2017- January 17, 2018

December 4th, 2017

Instructional materials recommended for the first time will be available for review December 19, 2017 through January 17, 2018, in the lobby of the Department of Education at 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

HowGirlsCode Partnership Promotes Computer Science Education for Females

November 30th, 2017

HowGirlsCode is partnering with the Howard County Public School System to promote female participation in computer science education. The partnership agreement will be formalized with an official partnership signing on Friday, December 1, at Bryant Woods Elementary School in Columbia.

Raymona Reid, Health/Physical Education Teacher, Hammond High School

November 30th, 2017

Raymona Reid has known since she was in third grade at Swansfield Elementary that she wanted to be a Physical Education teacher. The Howard High School graduate has done just that, and for the last 17 years has been at Hammond High School. Reid motivates and mentors her students, focusing on the whole child and their total well-being.

JumpStart Online Application Open Now Through December 22, 2017

November 29th, 2017

The application for the JumpStart early college and dual-enrollment program is now open to interested students who will enter grades 9–12 during the 2018–2019 school year.