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JumpStart Dual Enrollment Virtual Information Sessions, April 27 & May 5, 2021

The HCPSS and Howard Community College JumpStart dual enrollment teams will host information sessions for students to learn more about enrolling in HCC-based JumpStart courses for the Fall 2021 semester.

HCPSS Digital Education Center Level-Specific Virtual Information Sessions, April 20-22, 2021

is planning for an online school option for students in grades K-12 who wish to remain virtual for the 2021-2022 school year. Virtual information sessions specific to school level will be offered April 20-22.

Register Now for the Virtual HoCo Rainbow Conference, to be Held May 15, 2021

Registration for the second virtual HoCo Rainbow Conference is now open. Designed to raise visibility and awareness of LGBTQ+ issues and provide education and support to the HCPSS community, this free conference is open to HCPSS high school students, staff, Howard County parents (who may bring their middle school aged children), Howard County community members, and anyone who wants to learn more about being supportive of the LGBTQ+ community.

2021-2022 SMOB Election to be Held Online on May 3-5, 2021

The Howard County Association of Student Councils (HCASC) will hold its online general election for the 2021-2022 Student Member of the Board (SMOB) on May 3-5, 2021, with students voting on Canvas. The 2021-2022 SMOB candidates are Peter Banyas of Howard High School and Dhruvi Mirani of Glenelg High School.

Speak Up HoCo! 2021 Meetings

Speak Up HoCo! (formerly HoCo.Convo -Youth in Conversation) is open to all Howard County high school students who want to “talk about what matters to you.” Virtual meetings are held via Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 5–6:15 p.m., beginning February 10, 2021.

HCPSS Announces Class of 2021 Graduation Window

Howard County Public School System has confirmed the window for the 2021 high school graduations as Monday, May 24-Friday, May 28, 2021 and Tuesday, June 1-Friday, June 11, 2021.

Community Advisory Council 2020-2021 Meetings

Community Advisory Council (CAC) general membership meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. 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.