skip to main content

Press Releases

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.

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.

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.

Bright Minds Foundation Announces New Executive Director

Bright Minds, the official foundation of the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS), announces the appointment of Liz Crammond to the position of Executive Director for the foundation.

Exhibitors wanted for HCPSS Special Education and Early Intervention Family Resource and Transition Fair

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) is now accepting vendor applications for the Special Education and Early Intervention Family Resource and Transition Fair on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Cedar Lane School, 11630 Scaggsville Road in Fulton.

Howard County Local Children’s Board Partnership Targets Student Well-Being

The Howard County Public School System has partnered with the Howard County Local Children’s Board (LCB) to provide students with opportunities and resources necessary to succeed.

HCPSS BOE Approves $2 Million Grant to Advance Literacy, Birth-Grade 12

The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Board of Education approved a $2 million Striving Readers’ Comprehensive Literacy Grant at its regular meeting last week.