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Tracy Papinchock Named Finalist for School Librarian of the Year
Tracy Papinchock Named Finalist for School Librarian of the Year
We are excited to announce Tracy Papinchock, Librarian at Patterson Mill Middle/High School has been named a FINALIST for Maryland School Librarian of the ...
Ring Factory Elementary Green Club students propagated and donated plants to Brightview Assisted Living
Ring Factory Elementary Green Club students propagated and donated plants to Brightview Assisted Living
Ring Factory Elementary School Green Club students propagated plants with Green Club teachers Amber Seyler, Angie Prevette, and Sharon Miller. Plants were ...
Fifth grade engineers from Homestead-Wakefield earn 2nd place at the Maryland Engineering Straw Bridge Challenge
Fifth grade engineers from Homestead-Wakefield earn 2nd place at the Maryland Engineering Straw Bridge Challenge
Under the guidance of fifth grade teachers, Mrs. Kristin Hennessey and Mrs. Katie Smith, and GT teacher Mrs. Verna Hiser, about 60 fifth grade engineers at...
Rebecca Reese named MAESP Connected School Leader for Harford County
Rebecca Reese named MAESP Connected School Leader for Harford County
We are thrilled to share that Rebecca Reese, principal at Magnolia Elementary School, has been named the Maryland Association of Elementary School Principa...
First Lego League Qualifier
First Lego League Qualifier
It was a full house at Joppatowne Elementary School this weekend for the First Lego League Qualifier! All the students involved had a great time, and showe...
2024 ATHENA Finalists Announced
2024 ATHENA Finalists Announced
The 2024 ATHENA Award Finalists have been announced, and Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) is proud to share that Pamela Smith, the McKinney-Vento ...
Impact Year 2 Principals Meeting
Impact Year 2 Principals Meeting
Major General Jeth Rey, Director, Army Network CFT actively participated in our Impact Year 2 Principals meeting held at Edgewood High School on Thursday, ...
Author Dan Gemeinhart Visits Harford Academy
Author Dan Gemeinhart Visits Harford Academy
Harford Academy was recently blessed with an author visit from Dan Gemeinhart. Mr. Gemeinhart traveled from Washington state to join the school’s FAB...
Homestead Wakefield Elementary Students Place at Maryland Engineering Challenges
Homestead Wakefield Elementary Students Place at Maryland Engineering Challenges
Several Homestead Wakefield Elementary School students were among 174 third, fourth, and fifth graders from across the state who participated in this year&...

CALENDAR

MARCH 01
Registration of Kindergarten Students begins
MARCH 04
National School Breakfast Week
MARCH 08
Grades Posted to HAC
MARCH 09
Administration of the SAT
MARCH 10
Daylight Saving Time begins
MARCH 11
Board of Education Meeting
6:00 PM - A.A. Roberty Building
Cancelled
MARCH 18
Board of Education Meeting
6:00 PM - A.A. Roberty Building
MARCH 18
Board of Education Public Meeting
A.A. Roberty Building, 6:00 p.m.
MARCH 19
First Day of Spring
MARCH 22
Grades Posted to HAC
MARCH 22
Third Quarter ends
MARCH 22
3-hour Early Dismissal for All Students
Half-day prekindergarten will not meet.

FACTS AND FIGURES

38,063 Total Enrollment as of September 30, 2022. 88.7% Graduation rate for the class of 2022. 5,645.1 Total Employees for the 2023-2024 school year. 7 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools. These schools are recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education(MSDE), which exhibit high performance and significant improvement in student achievement. 311 School teachers hired in 2022 between October 16, 2021 and October 15, 2022. 72% of HCPS teachers have a master's or doctorate. 19 Green Schools, recognized by the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education. These schools have made a commitment to reduce environmental impact. 2,142 total classrooms. There are 79.4 instructional staff per 1,000 students in 188 total buildings.
38,063 Total Enrollment as of September 30, 2022. 88.7% Graduation rate for the class of 2022. 5,645.1 Total Employees for the 2023-2024 school year. 7 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools. These schools are recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education(MSDE), which exhibit high performance and significant improvement in student achievement. 311 School teachers hired in 2022 between October 16, 2021 and October 15, 2022. 72% of HCPS teachers have a master's or doctorate. 19 Green Schools, recognized by the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education. These schools have made a commitment to reduce environmental impact. 2,142 total classrooms. There are 79.4 instructional staff per 1,000 students in 188 total buildings.

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