Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year! While we will begin virtually, we are so excited to reconnect and see you all, even if from a distance! We absolutely love our Homewood Family- students, staff, and families. Please reach out if you ever need anything or have any ideas and suggestions to share. Also, please ensure we have your updated email address so that you can receive my weekly newsletters.
A HUGE Homewood Shoutout to Ms. Suzi Young who is now the 2020 HCPSS Washington Post Teacher of The Year!!! Suzi's creativity and tireless efforts have helped to make Homewood the very special place that it is!! Suzi created our Recycled Treasure Sale and goes above and beyond for all of our staff and students. You rock it, Ms. Young...Congrats!!!
Howard County is offering free flu clinics to students and staff.
Important Information regarding technology support for fall virtual instruction that includes self help resources and how to request technology support
Homewood will be having contactless book checkout. Read the message below to find out all of the ways Ms. Reis and the Homewood library can help you.
Keep an eye out for our upcoming monthly virtual Family Information and Game nights that will be starting in October!
HCPSS Grab and Go Meals Howard County Government CARE Center's CARE Line for one-stop support for all other needs, focused on information and referral service for resources for children and families in Howard County. Call 410-313-CARE (410-313-2273), email email@example.com, or go to the website Food/Housing/Energy support: Howard County Community Action Council for the Howard County Food Bank, housing, and energy bill support FREE Roving Radish meal kits are available for families in need. If the family qualifies they will receive FOUR meals, each serving a family of four. This is a weekly program and families should call the CARE Line at 410-313-2273 (CARE) if they are in need and would like to participate. Health Insurance for uninsured Marylanders Maryland Health Connection opened a new Special Enrollment Period (through April 15) to uninsured Marylanders who need health coverage during the State of Emergency for Coronavirus (COVID-19). MISSION19 is set up to immediately respond to families in need of food, Rx, toiletries and household cleaning supplies. Columbia Community Care (Links to an external site.) offers additional food and household item distribution during the same hours as the HCPSS Free Meal Service at Howard High School, Lake Elkhorn Middle School, Wilde Lake Middle School, Swansfield Elementary School and Oakland Mills Middle School Grassroots Resource list for COVID-19 Internet Essentials - $10 WiFi SNAP Benefits.pdf SNAP Flyer.pdf Local Food Banks
Click on the link below to access a video made from the staff Homewood to all students and community members: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQTs-qhQc4c&feature=youtu.be
Access your student’s information and classroom instructional tools
Check scholarships and prepare for college
Guidebook for expected student behaviour
Pay for activities and events using a credit card
School & Bus Locator
Get your bus routes and times
HCPSS Mobile App
Aggregate news and events from the district and your school
Health, medication, athletic, and application forms
Learn more about the school system
Curriculum & Academics
Get an overview of the HCPSS curriculum
View a list of Digital Tools authorized for use by HCPSS
Enrollment and Registration
How to enroll your child in the school system
Reporting incidences of bullying through Sprigeo
Policies and Procedures
Read HCPSS policies set by the BOE