There are two remaining public testimony sessions related to the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) redistricting plan…one today and another tomorrow:

  • Monday, October 14, 6 p.m.
    • Families currently zoned for Glenelg HS, Marriotts Ridge HS, Reservoir HS, River Hill HS
    • This hearing is for overflow only from the September 26 hearing. No new registrations are being accepted.
    • October 14 order of testimony
  • Tuesday, October 15, 6 p.m.
    • Families currently zoned for Glenelg HS, Marriotts Ridge HS, Reservoir HS, River Hill HS
    • This hearing is for overflow only from the September 26 hearing. No new registrations are being accepted.
    • October 15 order of testimony

After that the Howard County Board of Education has a number of Work Session planned on the topic:

The Board of Education is currently scheduled to have seven public work sessions to discuss the suggested boundary review. The public may attend a work session but may not participate. The BOE is expected to make a preliminary decision during their final work session on November 18.

  • Thursday, October 17, 7:00 p.m
  • Monday, October 28, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 30, 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 5, 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 12, 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 14, 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. Preliminary decision

Then we will get a decision on November 21st.

I recommend everyone stay informed…stay involved…and advocate for what you think is the best option (no matter what that may be in your opinion).

Scott E