HCPSS News 2/5/20

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 5:37pm
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New HCPSS All-County Dance Ensemble Makes Its Debut

For the first time in more than 30 years, HCPSS has brought together dancers from across high schools to form an all-county dance ensemble.

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Mt. Hebron Seniors Win Congressional App Challenge

Caroline Kasuba, Rashi Kejriwal and Shreya Santhanagopalan recently won the 2019 Congressional App Challenge for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District for their application, Safe Haven.

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Dyslexia Workgroup Meetings


Tuesday, February 18, 6 p.m., Department of Education Board Room

Families, students and staff are invited to attend monthly workgroup meetings supporting students with dyslexia.


Call for Entries: HoCo Student FilmFest 2020


Deadline: Friday, April 3, Midnight

Film-savvy teens are invited to create films for the 16th annual HoCo Student Film Festival. Winning entries will be screened at the festival, which will take place on Friday, April 24 at the Howard County Library System Miller Branch. Find complete information, judging criteria and submission forms at the HoCo FilmFest website.




Coronavirus Update


As concerns about the Coronavirus arise, Superintendent Michael Martirano provided an update for HCPSS staff and families.


Discover Summer Leadership and Volunteer Opportunities


All middle and high school students are invited to learn about leadership and volunteering opportunities and get application tips at the monthly meeting of the Howard County Association of Student Councils (HCASC) on Wednesday, February 12.