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Schools and offices are closed Monday, May 27.

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  • Budget

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  • Student Well-Being

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News Highlights

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New Superintendent Named

The Howard County Board of Education named William J. Barnes as the new Superintendent for the Howard County Public School System. Barnes has served as Acting Superintendent since January.

Read the Superintendent announcement →

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HCPSS Class of 2024

The Class of 2024 graduation ceremonies will be held May 23-31 at Merriweather Post Pavilion, with the exception of Cedar Lane, which will be held at the school.

View graduation schedule and information →

2024-2025 budget graphic.

FY25 Budgets Approved

The Howard County Board of Education on May 23 adopted its Operating and Capital Budgets for the 2024–2025 school year (FY 2025).

Learn more about the budget →

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