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HCPSS Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano’s Public Schedule for the Week of February 19-25

The week includes a public work session, adoption of the budget and a Board of Education regular meeting.

Community Advisory Council Meeting, February 21, 2018

The Community Advisory Council (CAC) will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21. The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education to Meet in Closed Session, February 14, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14. The session will take place in the Board Planning Room at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education to Hold Fifth Public Work Session on Superintendent’s Proposed FY2019 Operating Budget, February 20, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education will hold the fifth planned Public Work Session on the Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2019 Operating Budget on Tuesday, February 20, at 3:30 p.m. The session will take place in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Firefighters Collaborate with HCPSS on “Adopt-A-School” Initiative

The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) and the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will work collaboratively on the new “Adopt-a-School” program linking each Howard County elementary school with its neighborhood fire station.

Board of Education Legislative Committee to Meet, February 12, 2018

The Board of Education’s Legislative Committee will meet at 3 p.m. on Monday, February 12. The meeting will take place in Boardroom A at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Howard County Graduation Rates Continue to Outpace State Norm

Graduation data for the Class of 2017 show Howard County public school students graduating at significantly higher rates than their peers across Maryland.

Update on Inclement Weather Make-Up Days for 2017-2018 School Year

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) Interim Superintendent Michael J. Martirano has announced a decision on the days to be used to make up for inclement weather school closings for the 2017–2018 school year.

Board of Education to Hold Additional Public Work Session on Superintendent’s Proposed FY2019 Operating Budget, February 12, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education will hold an additional Public Work Session on the Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2019 Operating Budget on Monday, February 12, from 6–10 p.m. The session will take place in the Boardroom at the Department of Education, 10910 Clarksville Pike in Ellicott City.

Board of Education Adoption of FY2019 Operating and Capital Budgets and FY2020-24 Capital Improvement Program, February 22, 2018

The Howard County Board of Education will hold a meeting on the adoption of the FY 2019 Operating and Capital Budget and FY 2020–24 Capital Improvement Program on Thursday, February 22, at 3:00 p.m.