Participate in Upcoming Events
The public is invited to a general meeting of the Howard County School Health Council on December 4 from 4-6 p.m. The Council will hear a presentation on the county’s suicide prevention program by Colleen Nester from the Howard County Health Department, and an update on the new MSDE health education regulations presented by Tempe Beall, HCPSS Physical Education and Health Instructional Facilitator. Community members are welcome to ask questions and provide feedback.
Nominations are now open for the Howard County Public School System Principal of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards. All nominations are due no later than Monday, January 6, 2020.
Parent/teacher conferences will be held Monday, November 25-Wednesday, November 25. Registration will be open November 11-22.
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) programs are offered at Atholton (Army), Howard (Army) and Oakland Mills (Air Force) high schools. Each JROTC program provides an introduction to career opportunities in the United States Armed Forces and teaches principles of leadership, discipline and civic responsibility. Students may schedule an interview with JROTC officials between December 2, 2019 through January 3, 2020.
Middle and high school students are invited to attend an information session on the HCPSS Career and Technology Education Career Academies on either November 13 or December 10, 2019.
Community Advisory Council (CAC) general membership meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m., in the Department of Education Boardroom. The CAC serves as a liaison between the Howard County Board of Education and the community at large, and meets monthly during the school year. CAC meetings are open to the public.
The Council of Elders and the Howard County Public School System have partnered to sponsor the 2019-2020 parent workshop series with programs October 12, November 9, January 25 and March 7.
View dates and times for upcoming Safe Driving Presentations, which are required for students planning to park on school system property.