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No School October 19

Schools are closed for students Friday, October 19 for a Professional Work Day. View the calendar →

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News Highlights

Middle school band practice group.

Mount View Middle School Band Selected for Nationals

The MVMS Symphonic Band was selected to perform at the 2019 National Association for Music Education Eastern Division Conference, to be held in April.

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Policies and Procedures

The Board of Education sets local education policy. With our new site, these policies are now fully accessible, mobile-friendly, searchable and interlinked.

Visit the new site →

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New Partnership Provides Innovative Technology for Students

The Jeff George Agency has partnered with Burleigh Manor Middle School and Centennial High School to support innovative technology programs in the classroom.

Learn about the partnership →

Our Organization

  • Board of Education

    The Board provides leadership for excellence in teaching and learning by fostering a climate for deliberative change through policy and community engagement
  • Superintendent

    Dr. Michael J. Martirano considers himself a teacher first and foremost, and believes children must be at the center of all decision-making
  • Central Office Staff Directory

    Search for Central Office staff contact information via name, department or phone number

Have A Question?

Contact Us:
410-313-6600
Human Resources:
410-313-6693
Public Information:
410-313-6682
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Knowing A Child Well

If we take care of our children and their well-being, and nurture and believe in them, academic achievement will take care of itself. We must understand our children first, because in order to teach a child well you must know a child well.
Dr. Michael Martirano, HCPSS Superintendent