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HCPSS High School #13 is Now Guilford Park High School

February 9th, 2023

Howard County’s 13th public high school now has a name: Guilford Park High School. The name was approved by the Howard County Board of Education at their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2023. The high school, located on Mission Road in Jessup, Md., will open in August 2023.

The approval of the name is the culmination of an extensive process, following Policy 6050 Naming and Renaming of Schools. The process included receiving stakeholder input and the creation of a comprehensive naming committee, which made a recommendation to the Board after considering over 1,000 name options.

Guilford Park High School Principal Josh Wasilewski and Assistant Principal Adrienne Williams recently joined Superintendent Dr. Michael J. Martirano on his Inside HCPSS podcast to discuss the work involved in preparing to open a new school.

School administrators have begun working with incoming students to establish a school mascot. More information about Guilford Park High School can be found online.