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HCPSS students have received free access to Capstone eBooks through August 31, 2019! Find more details here.
Summer meals will be provided to all children ages 18 years and under without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Parents or guardians do not need to apply to get free summer meals for their children. They can simply bring their child to the safe summer meal site(s). There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Find more details here.
Parents/guardians of children who will be five as of September 1, 2019 must enroll their children in kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year. Parents may begin the enrollment process online, followed by completion of the registration process at your child’s school. Online registration is not required and parents may elect to complete the full registration in person. - you can review all of the details here.
The Longfellow Regional Early Childhood Center (RECC) programs are making preparations for classes for the 2019-2020 school year. These classes include children with and without disabilities. The program’s focus is helping all children develop communication, literacy, math, problem solving, motor, and social skills. Parents of children who will be at least 3 years of age by September 1 may contact Cecilia Booth in the school office for an application package beginning February 15. All applications must be returned by the last Friday in March. A limited number of openings are available for children without disabilities. Children are selected based upon screening information given on the application form and the “Ages and Stages Questionnaire,” as well as observations of the child’s participation in a playgroup. If necessary, a lottery process is conducted. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Dailey at (410) 313-6879.
This past January, the Board of Education directed that HCPSS initiate a systemwide school boundary review, which could potentially impact any or all of the 74 comprehensive schools in our county beginning in the 2020-2021 school year. This review will begin on June 13 with the presentation of the 2019 Feasibility Study and is critical due to population growth that has resulted in crowding at many schools while schools in other areas are underutilized. Families are encouraged to remain informed and engaged throughout the process and there will be multiple opportunities for you to participate. As Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano said earlier this week, a successful outcome for this process depends directly on the level of respect, empathy and careful listening that we as adults model for our children. We must remember that they will follow our lead in responding positively to the challenges and changes that are inevitable throughout life. I ask our community to practice civility during what can be an emotional process. Please be sure to visit the boundary review page on the HCPSS website for more information, resources, a timeline, and ways to participate. Additionally, HCPSS staff would like your questions related specifically to the way the boundary review process is being conducted and communication and engagement efforts.
Follow the links below to learn about ideas for free and inexpensive family fun this summer:
Access your student’s information and classroom instructional tools
Student access to Canvas, Google Apps, Office 265, & MackinVIA
Guidebook for expected student behaviour
Pay for activities and events using a credit card
HCPSS Mobile App
Aggregate news and events from the district and your school
School & Bus Locator
Get your bus routes and times
View menus, meal prices, and make online payments
Reporting incidences of bullying
Health, medication, athletic, and application forms
Curriculum & Academics
Get an overview of the HCPSS curriculum
Enrollment and Registration
How to enroll your child in the school system
Policies and Procedures
Read HCPSS policies set by the BOE
Learn more about the school system