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Let's Go HoCo: Signup Under Way

Let's Go HoCo: Signup Under Way

The Howard County Public School System is accepting registrations for the October 5K and 1K runs to celebrate health in the community.
HoCo Elementary School Principals Accept Ice Bucket Challenge

HoCo Elementary School Principals Accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Howard County Public School System superintendent put the challenge out to all principals this week.
How do Maryland Schools Rank Against Other States?

How do Maryland Schools Rank Against Other States?

A new study by WalletHub ranks Maryland lower than studies in the past.
HoCo Teachers, School Board Agree on Contracts

HoCo Teachers, School Board Agree on Contracts

The two groups agreed after protracted negotiations for the 2014–2015 school year.
Glenelg High School Closed on Wednesday

Glenelg High School Closed on Wednesday

A power outage was the cause, Howard County Public School System reported.
Time for Year-Round School to Stop the 'Summer Slide'?

Time for Year-Round School to Stop the 'Summer Slide'?

Tell us what you think about year-round school in Maryland.
Register for Summer Black Student Achievement Program

Register for Summer Black Student Achievement Program

Registration will be held starting next week for the Black Student Achievement Program Summer Programs in Howard County Public Schools.
Power Out for More Than 1K in Columbia

Power Out for More Than 1K in Columbia

An elementary school canceled after-school activities because of an outage.
School's Out on Thursday in HoCo

School's Out on Thursday in HoCo

Students are off, while Howard County teachers report for duty.
Howard County Puts Lid on School Parties with Food

Howard County Puts Lid on School Parties with Food

The Howard County Public School System said it's aligning its standards with those from the Institute of Medicine.
All Clear After Waterloo Elementary School Evacuation

All Clear After Waterloo Elementary School Evacuation

Power was turned off as a precaution, officials said.
Student Search at Long Reach Uncovers 2 Knives: Police

Student Search at Long Reach Uncovers 2 Knives: Police

The search came after Long Reach High School was on alert due to threats.
Glenelg Students May Wear Blue Ribbons at Graduation: HoCo Superintendent

Glenelg Students May Wear Blue Ribbons at Graduation: HoCo Superintendent

The decision overturns Glenelg High School's move to bar students from paying tribute to the late Grace McComas.
Columbia Elementary School, Where Breakfast is Served

Columbia Elementary School, Where Breakfast is Served

Students at Guilford Elementary eat breakfast at school each day.
HoCo Schools Start Late on Tuesday

HoCo Schools Start Late on Tuesday

Some programs are canceled, according to the Howard County Public School System.
Howard County Public Schools Make Snow Decision

Howard County Public Schools Make Snow Decision

Snow is in the forecast until Monday afternoon.
Closing/Delay Information for Howard County

Closing/Delay Information for Howard County

Here's where to find information on school schedules for Monday, March 17, 2014.
Stock Ticker to Mark First for Howard County Public Schools

Stock Ticker to Mark First for Howard County Public Schools

The stock ticker will be part of the Academy of Finance.
Howard County Public Schools Are Closed on Monday

Howard County Public Schools Are Closed on Monday

Some personnel may still have to report.
HCPSS Athletic Trainer Program Raises Bar for Maryland High Schools

HCPSS Athletic Trainer Program Raises Bar for Maryland High Schools

'I think it's important for [Howard County] to get recognized.' —Greg Penczek, president of the Maryland Athletic Trainers' Association