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Health concepts with text overlay: HCPSS 2021-2022 School Year Health & Safety Efforts

2021-2022 Health & Safety Efforts

The 2021-2022 school year sees a full return to in-person learning, with the exception of K-6 students enrolled in the Digital Education Center.

The health and safety of all students and staff is of the utmost concern. Read more online for HCPSS efforts regarding health and safety measures for students, staff, families, schools and offices.


Job Fair, Jan. 24

HCPSS is hosting a hiring fair Monday, Jan. 24 to address current staff shortages for bus drivers, Custodial Services, Food and Nutrition Services, lunch and recess monitors, paraeducators, and student assistants. All attendees except prospective bus drivers are asked to complete an online application.


First Baptist Church of Elkridge Weekend Food Programs

Hanover Hills Elementary School and Thomas Viaduct Middle School partnered with First Baptist Church of Elkridge to identify students who may be in need of food support and provide weekly packages of nonperishable supplemental food during weekends and extended school closures.


Clemens Crossing ES students use iPads to program robots to move around in a defined space.

Clemens Crossing ES Students Celebrate Hour of Code

Each year, Instructional Technology Teacher Rachel Gelinas’ decision to participate in the Hour of Code has been met with a similar reaction: her students cheering. Students participate in a series of activities, including online coding games, developing simple algorithms, and using applications to create coding “blocks” to move robots around in various ways.

Joshua Simmons, custodian day supervisor at Mount View Middle School.

Staff Focus: Joshua Simmons, Custodian Day Supervisor

Every day, Simmons and his four-person custodial team perform a wide variety of tasks to ensure that students and staff have a clean space in which to learn and work. He also performs daily building inspections to verify that the system-wide standards for building cleanliness and hygiene are being met.

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