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sunflower field with text, End of Year Fast Approaching!

2021-2022 School Year

Updates and information on end of the school year events and activities is available online, including details on high school graduations, proms and school promotions, and the last day of school. That webpage is continually updated as new information becomes available.

HCPSS Free Summer Meal Service, June 27-August 12, 2022

HCPSS will run its free summer meal program weekdays, June 27-Aug. 12, 2022. Meals will be served from 12:30-2 p.m. at Laurel Woods ES, Oakland Mills MS, Thomas Viaduct MS, Howard HS and the East Columbia library. Please note, there will be no meal service July 4 or 19.


Internship Program Benefits Interns, Mentor Teachers and Students Alike

In addition to offering interns valuable hands-on work experience, HCPSS’ teacher internship program provides students and teachers with access to extra support and fresh perspectives.


Partnership Transforms MHHS Courtyard into Monarch Habitat

The Mt. Hebron High School Interact Club and the Ellicott City Rotary Club partnered to create a pollinator garden in an MHHS courtyard. The goal of the garden is to provide a habitat for monarch butterflies, whose population and primary food source have been in decline.


Aiden Interrante sits outside Mt. Hebron High School and holds his trumpet..

MHHS Student Wins 2022 U.S. Army Blues Solo Competition

Mt. Hebron High School trumpet player Aiden Interrante recently won the 2022 U.S. Army Blues Solo Competition high school division. As the winner, he will perform at a concert this May with The Army Blues, the premiere jazz ensemble of the U.S. Army Band.

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