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HCPSS Schools Earn 2018 EPA Energy Star

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certified 44 Howard County schools with its Energy Star award for 2018, designating superior energy performance.


State of the Schools 2018

Superintendent Martirano recently presented his State of Howard County Schools at an event hosted by Bright Minds, the HCPSS educational foundation.


HCPSS Launches Handle With Care Program

In partnership with the Howard County Police Department, Handle With Care will support children exposed to trauma and violence.


Update Your Family File!

Parents/guardians who haven’t done so are asked to update your Family File information to ensure schools have emergency contact and other pertinent information.

Back to School

Bellows Spring Elementary staff ready to start the new year.

Get Ready for the 2018-19 School Year!

We’re closing in on the end of summer! Here’s what you need to know for the 2018-2019 school year.

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.

2018-2019 School Supplies

Elementary and middle school supply lists for the upcoming school year are posted. High schoolers will be given lists at the start of the year.

Staff Focus

Trina Johnson, Paraeducator, Oakland Mills Middle School

A special education paraeducator at Oakland Mills Middle School, Trina Johnson uses her experience and passion for education to support teachers and staff. Trina makes personal connections with her students to help ensure their academic and social-emotional well-being.

Colin Moe, Academic Life Skills Teacher, Centennial High School

Centennial High School alumnus Colin Moe is now an Academic Life Skills Teacher at the school. He works with non-diploma bound students to teach mathematics and other skills to provide opportunities for the students to become positive contributors to the community.

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