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Summer 2019 – Free Meals, Summer Learning and More!

Our free summer meal program runs from June 25-August 16 at eight locations, and June 25-August 21 at an additional seven locations. The program is open to anyone age 18 and under. There is no registration or application required!

And throughout the summer, students can avoid the summer slide with a number of great reading and learning programs available on our site and locally in the Howard County area.


2019-2020 School Year

The school year will begin for students Tuesday, September 3.
School-based staff return Wednesday, August 21.
The 2019-2020 academic calendar will not be printed. It is available online or as a printable PDF.


Boundary Review Process for 2020-2021 School Year

HCPSS recently began a systemwide school boundary review process, which could potentially impact any or all of our 74 comprehensive schools for the 2020-2021 school year.


New Partnership Supports Italian Instruction and Cultural Programs

An agreement between HCPSS and the Embassy of Italy will provide opportunities for high school students to participate in Italian language instruction and increase cultural understanding.


Student-Designed Equipment Promote Independence at Cedar Lane

Systems and Project Engineering Academy students created new adapted products for Cedar Lane School students, who gain new access to independence when using the equipment. Engineering students got the opportunity to apply the engineering design process, practice problem solving and create objects that help others.

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