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1st Grade Art Showcase, Through April 14, 2020

Members of the public are invited to view the 1st Grade art showcase, on display at the Howard County Department of Education through April 14, 2020

A Story Called Kindness Poster Contest, Entries Due April 1, 2020

All HCPSS students in grades K–12 are encouraged to enter the A Story Called Kindness poster contest, with entries due April 1.

Unheard Perspectives Showcase, February 29, 2020

The public is invited to attend the annual Unheard Perspectives Showcase, hosted by the HCPSS Elementary Social Studies office, Black Student Achievement Program, and Gifted and Talented office.

International Parent Leadership Program Applications Due March 3, 2020

Parents may now apply for the spring evening International Parent Leadership Program, designed to increase leadership capacity of international parents to step into leadership roles in schools and communities as advocates on behalf of the system’s more than 11,500 international students.

Apprenticeship Maryland Academy Information Session, February 20, 2020

High school students interested in learning how to begin your career while still in high school are invited to attend this information session on the HCPSS Apprenticeship Maryland Academy, February 20, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Community Collaborative: Developing Solutions for Students with Dyslexia 2020 Monthly Meetings

Families, students and staff are invited to attend this workgroup meeting supporting students with dyslexia, each month through June 2020

Volunteers Needed for Science Olympiad, March 7, 2020

Volunteers are needed to assist with the 2nd Annual Eastern Regional Science Olympiad competition, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Mt. Hebron High School. The competition begins at 8 a.m. and will continue through approximately 7 p.m.

Nominations for Friends of Education Award Accepted Through February 24, 2020

Nominations are being accepted for the 2020 Friends of Education Award through February 24, 2020. The award was established by the Howard County Board of Education to recognize and show appreciation to those individuals, businesses, non-profit groups, organizations or associations who have made exemplary contributions to Howard County public education.

Community Advisory Council Upcoming 2019-2020 Meetings

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.

HCPSS & The Council of Elders 2019-2020 Community Academy Workshops

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.

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