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Free Spring Break Meals, April 15-18

HCPSS will offer free meals to anyone age 18 and under Monday, April 15-Thursday, April 18 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Bain 50+ Center, Howard County Library East Columbia Branch, and the North Laurel Community Center. There is no application or enrollment.


Supporting and Nurturing Every Student

A statement from Superintendent Martirano addresses HCPSS’ commitment to working with the community to ensure that each school and neighborhood remain a safe and welcoming place for all.


Community Forum on Effective Discipline Practices, April 3, 2019

Parents, students, staff and community members are invited to participate in this annual forum, which provides an opportunity to continue community involvement and collaborative conversations around student discipline and HCPSS policies and practices.


Partnership Aims to Strengthens Family Stability

HCPSS and Building Families for Children have partnered to help ensure students have resources and supports necessary to succeed. BFC will work with HCPSS to support families in need of temporary housing, and will coordinate school backpack and holiday gift drives.


Oakland Mills Middle Staff and Students Help Rebuild Homes

Oakland Mills Middle School has partnered with Rebuilding Together Howard County for more than 10 years, completing 12 home renovation projects as well as several urgent repairs and summer builds through this volunteer teacher-led initiative.

HCPSS Names 2019 Principal and Teachers of the Year

Long Reach High School’s Josh Wasilewski is the HCPSS Principal of the Year. Mt. Hebron High School math teacher Greg Murach and Guilford Elementary School kindergarten team lead Sylvia Hennessie were named the Teachers of the Year.

Staff Focus: Stephanie Discepolo, CTE Resource Teacher

Discepolo has helped to take student career development to the next level with the Career Research and Development Academy, apprenticeships in electrical and arborist fields, our new academy Apprenticeship Maryland, and more!

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