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  • Bookmark the Harford County Public Schools website,, for news, events and important announcements. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram and see us on Youtube.
  • Create your Parent Portal account in the Blackboard Connect5 system to set your communication preferences for school and system-wide messages. View the flier here. If you have already done this, please log in and review your current information to make sure it is correct and up-to-date. Click here for the Parent Portal. Please have you student’s six-digit cafeteria PIN available when signing up and enter when asked for an Identification Code. Call your school directly if you do not know your student's PIN.
  • Make sure your account is updated and funded. The money deposited into this account can be used for school meals and participation fees. Click here for more information regarding Participation fees.
  • View the 2017-18 Parent-Student Handbook & Calendar online at There is also an importable version, compatible with most email accounts.
  • Bookmark your school's Edline* page so your child's grades are just a click away.
  • Attend your school's Back to School Night. Scroll down for the schedule or click here.
  • Find your school supply list below and on Edline.
  • Fill out a meal benefit application, if needed. The form can be downloaded here.
  • Complete any necessary medication-related documents, along with other important forms you may need.
  • Resources for Parents: Concussion and Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness
  • Visit our Transportation site for bus routes, transportation safety and transportation policies.
  • If your student walks to school, click here for safety tips from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office and HCPS.
  • Get involved by volunteering or partnering with your school. Click here for the school contact directory, or check out our Partnership Network here.
  • Explore the Bring Your Own Technology Program (BYOT) for Middle and High School students.
  • 2017-18 Early Dismissal Schedule
* You can find an Edline site by navigating to your child's school profile page from the School Profiles page of our website and clicking the 'Official Website' link in the top right corner.
Back to School Nights Adobe Acrobat Document
*For questions concerning the Open House or Back to School schedule, contact the school directly.

For more school-related questions, please call your child's school.


Elementary Schools     

Middle School Supply Lists

*If your child’s school is not listed or your student will be attending an HCPS middle or high school, please check your schools Edline page or contact your school(s) directly for school supply list information. Edline account may be required.”