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Remembering Dr. Cousin

Dr. Cousin will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing and working with him. We extend our deepest sympathy to his family and many friends.

Wilde Lake Middle School Recognized as Maryland’s First Net Zero Energy School

Wilde Lake Middle School has been officially designated a Net Zero building by the International Living Future Institute (ILFI). The designation underscores the school’s status as Maryland’s first school building to produce at least as much energy as it uses over the course of a year, as a result of building system efficiencies and renewable energy sources.

Superintendent Presents the State of the Schools, Sept. 12

On Wednesday, September 12, Superintendent Michael J. Martirano will present the State of the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) at an event hosted by Bright Minds Foundation, which supports HCPSS students and schools.

HCPSS Seeks Citizen Members for Instructional Materials/Criteria Review Committee, Application Due September 12, 2018

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) is currently seeking general citizen candidates for membership on the Instructional Materials/Criteria Review Committee.

International Parent Leadership Program Applications Due October 3, 2018

The International Parent Leadership Program (IPLP) is designed to increase leadership capacity of international parents to step into leadership roles in schools and communities as advocates on behalf of the system’s nearly 6,000 international students.

BSAP Saturday Math Academy – Fall Registration Opens September 29, 2018

The BSAP Saturday Math Academy is open to all students in grades 3–12 in the Howard County Public School System. Fall 2018 registration opens September 29, 2018.

Changing Destinations Partnership Engages Students in Global Citizenship

The Howard County Public School System has partnered with Changing Destinations: Journey to Excellence to provide students with opportunities to learn about cultures from around the world.

Update Your Family File Information for the 2018-2019 School Year!

HCPSS utilizes Family File for parents/guardians to complete emergency information. Parents/guardians must verify and/or update information for each child, and can do so by logging in to HCPSS Connect and selecting the Family File tab on the left and then clicking on Family File.

Statement from the Board of Education, August 3, 2018

View a statement issued by the Howard County Board of Education.

Share Your Thoughts on Potential 2019-2020 ES Report Card Updates, Through September 28, 2018

HCPSS parents, students, staff and community members are invited to complete a brief survey to provide input into potential changes to the elementary school report card. The redesign would take effect in the 2019-2020 school year and aligns with Board of Education Policy 8010 Grading and Reporting: Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade 8, and better supports student learning at home.