HCPSS BOE Meeting – April 26, 2017

The Council of Elders welcome you to come and participate with the upcoming HCPSS Board of Education and Superintendent Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00pm.


MLK Celebration – January 16, 2016

Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman and Dr. Barbara Sands, Howard County Office of Human Rights for a kick off celebration in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The even is set to take place County Government Building located at 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046 starting at 8:00am. To learn more please visit http://www.volunteerhoward.org/hocomlkserve or call 410-715-3179.

Kwanzaa Event December 29 at 6:30pm – George Howard Building Lobby, Court House Drive

Mr. Allen Kittleman would like to invite you and your family to a Kwanzaa event being hold Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 6:30pm at the George Howard Building located at 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043.

People must RVSP no later than Wednesday, December 28, 2016 to Christina Kawata at 410-313-2050 or via email at ckawata@howardcounty.gov.


Celebration of Achievement

The Council of Elders of the Black Community in partnership with the Howard County Public Schools Black Student Achievement Program will honor 3,920 total students at our 19th annual  Celebration of Achievement to acknowledge students of African and African American heritage who have excelled academically. All Celebrations begin promptly at 7:00pm, students are to arrive by 6:30pm. Please see the schedule below for the locations of each Celebration. If you have any questions, please contact TCOE or a BSAP member.


Dates for High Schools Location High Schools Celebrated (596 students)
Monday, December 5, 2016 Hammond High School Atholton, Centennial, Glenelg, Hammond, Howard, Long Reach (287)
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Hammond High School Marriotts Ridge, Mt. Hebron, Oakland Mills, Reservoir, River Hill,

Wilde Lake (309)

Dates for Middle Schools Location Middle Schools Celebrated (2,069 Students)
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 Hammond High School Thomas Viaduct, Hammond, Mount View, (331)
Thursday, January 5, 2017 Hammond High School Patuxent Valley, Lake Elkhorn, (347)
Monday, January 9, 2017 Hammond High School Murray Hill, Harper’s Choice, (325)
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Glenelg High School Wilde Lake, Bonnie Branch, Burleigh Manor (361)
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Oakland Mills High School Mayfield Woods, Elkridge Landing, Oakland Mills (342)
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Glenelg High School Clarksville, Dunloggin, Ellicott Mills, Folly Quarter, Glenwood, Lime Kiln, Patapsco (363)
Dates for Elementary Schools Location Schools Celebrated – Elementary (1,100)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Glenelg High School Bushy Park, Clarksville, Clemens Crossing, Dayton Oaks, Fulton, Hollifield Station, Lisbon, Longfellow, Manor Woods, Northfield, Pointers Run, St .John’s Lane, Triadelphia Ridge, Veterans, Waverly, West Friendship (233)
Monday, January 23, 2017 Atholton High School Atholton, Bryant Woods, Cradlerock, Hammond, Talbott Springs (188)


Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Centennial High School Bellows Springs, Centennial Lane, Deep Run, Ducketts Lane, Ilchester, Running Brook, Waterloo, Worthington (217)


Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Hammond High School Bollman Bridge, Elkridge, Forest Ridge, Gorman Crossing, Guilford (234)
Thursday, January 26, 2017 Hammond High School Jeffers Hill, Laurel Woods, Phelps Luck, Rockburn, Swansfield, Thunder Hill, Stevens Forest (228)