For additional information, visit https://hcpsmenus.com/. Thank you and we look forward to receiving your response to your school’s survey/questionnaire by noon on October 16. Virtual Instruction; Buildings Closed  Howard County’s 2020-21 academic year will start Aug. 25, almost two weeks before Labor Day. The new definition is: Someone who was within six (6) feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period* starting from two (2) days before illness onset (or, for asymptomatic patients, two (2) days prior to test specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated. *Students returning to school must complete and return the COVID-19 Parent Acknowledgement Letter, available in the Required Documents on hcps.org/hcpstogether. Harford County Public Schools is pleased to announce that Virtual Athletics for high schools will begin on October 12, 2020. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF HARFORD COUNTY This will allow the school system to decide earlier when inclement weather is expected and provide families with earlier notice so they may make necessary adjustments. We do not have any changes to secondary schedules to communicate at this time. CSP program begins in middle school up to 4 days/week, If you have questions about operations, like transportation, meals, cleaning protocols, playground use, etc. Tech Support for families will continue and information has been attached to this communication. We are pleased to share that we have successfully distributed devices that were offered to all Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) students. 3. The meeting will be streamed live, "Wait... How Do I Do That? The last day of classes is June 18, 2021. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, December 7, 2020. Dates will be revised if needed. The Board has allotted two-hours for the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting. Email  In prior years, inclement weather delays and closings have resulted in scheduling challenges and instructional disruption for students, staff and families, as well as unpredictability about when the school year will end. Buildings: Open for staff; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  The meeting will be streamed live. *Students returning to school must complete and return the COVID-19 Parent Acknowledgement Letter, available in the Required Documents on. 4. Meal Kits will be distributed once a week, on Friday's from 12:00-1:00 p.m. This option will include minor weather events that are deemed not significant enough to close the building for staff. Meal Benefit Update Harford County Public Schools Calendars. January 11 through February 26, 2021, you may receive a phone call from a staff member at Critical Data who will be contacting a statistical representation of parents and guardians for input. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website. Sponsored By. Speakers are reminded that public comments are considered public information and, as such, are subject to the Maryland Public Information Act. If you have any questions, please reach out to Technical Support, your teacher, or your school for help. We encourage you to watch the HCPS COVID-19 Safety video that includes safety guidelines you and your child will see in our school. We continue to follow guidance from the CDC and work in partnership with the Harford County Health Department. 0000002853 00000 n HCPS still encourages families to submit meal benefit applications- more information can be found by clicking here. 0000116079 00000 n All parents and guardians with students in kindergarten through twelfth grade, have access to an electronic report card. In prior years, inclement weather delays and closings have resulted in scheduling challenges and instructional disruption for students, staff and families, as well as unpredictability about when the school year will end. %%EOF 0000001456 00000 n UPDATE: April 28, 2020 An Important Message from Dr. Bulson. An Important Message on COVID-19 or Coronavirus. Speakers are reminded that public comments are considered public information and, Speakers are reminded that public comments are considered public information and, as such, are subject to the Maryland Public Information Act. Please click here or visit the HCPS YouTube channel for a "tour" through the new meal kit! or visit the HCPS YouTube channel for a "tour" through the new meal kit! The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 7, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. 0000070940 00000 n Tonight, the Board of Education of Baltimore County voted to approve a post Labor Day start for the 2020-21 school year. If there are any additional questions or concerns, please contact your child’s teacher. Please note the significant difference is that now 15 minutes is measured cumulatively, rather than in one sustained time period. 0000071279 00000 n RETURN TO VIRTUAL LEARNING EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2020. Click here to go directly to the survey. Phone call  9W Scheduled Last Day of School for PreK Students (If no inclement weather make up days are used) 11F 4th Quarter Ends ... 2020-2021 Calendar at a GlanCe *Reminder: Potential inclement weather make-up dates are marked with numbered snowflakes in June. Barnes and Noble _ Noodles and Company Night 3/18. UPDATE: NOVEMBER 9, 2020 A committee made up of school officials and community representatives is recommending Harford County Public Schools start classes ahead of Labor Day for the 2020-21 school year.                                         days/week in those grades) Like the Virtual Instruction; Buildings Open option, all instruction will be delivered virtually. 5. 0000003263 00000 n These dates will be used in numerical order, beginning with Monday, June 14, 2021. UPDATE: OCTOBER 6, 2020 The meeting will be streamed live, BUSINESS MEETING DECEMBER 7, 2020 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on December 7, 2020, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. The Home Access Center, or HAC, is an online portal that allows parents and guardians to log in and view information pertaining to their child’s attendance, classes, grades, and registration information. Your secondary school will ask you to complete a, by 12:00 p.m. on October 16, 2020 to let them know how your student(s) will proceed. Public Comment Participation Call-In Process CALENDAR REMINDERS -Mailing Address Select events from other calendars Initial value. If you have questions about operations, like transportation, meals, cleaning protocols, playground use, etc. 0000036929 00000 n Speakers who engage in these comments will be reminded of the rules and the Board reserves the right to remove the speaker from the call. Thank you and we look forward to receiving your response to your school’s survey/questionnaire by noon on October 16. Dear Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) Families, On March 16, 2020, HCPS closed schools, at the direction of Governor Hogan, in response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. 0000116929 00000 n 200 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015. Students will be expected to log in to each of their classes and attendance will be recorded. Enrollment stood, as of the annual Sept. 30 count, at 37,362 for the 2020-21 school year. It has been linked on the website as well as made available on our YouTube channel. UPDATE: OCTOBER 27, 2020. 0000071053 00000 n ... Harford County Public Schools Seek Input On 2020-21 Calendar. WBAL Radio 1090 AM - Harford Co. School Board To Vote On 2020-21 Academic Calendar The Harford County School Board is expected to hold a final vote Monday on whether schools … Harford school board approves 2021-22 school calendar with 6 inclement weather days, Wednesday start date Jan 1, 2021 Commercial, residential property values increase in Harford County … Phone (410) 638-3804 | School Counseling Phone: 410-638-3884 | Fax (410) 638-3820. Pre-K students will not use the app and will be marked present each day. 0000080429 00000 n Topics such as personnel matters, pending appeals, specific student disciplinary matters or which constitute commercial solicitations are not permitted. UPDATE: OCTOBER 6, 2020, NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION, BUSINESS MEETING - OCTOBER 12, 2020 - 6:30PM. For the 2020-2021 school year, HCPS will maintain virtual instruction during inclement weather days. As we anticipate cold weather during the winter months, and evaluate the effect of meal kit pick-up times on the instructional day, we will implement the following changes to meal kit distribution. Harford County Public Schools Seek Input On 2020-21 Calendar – CBS DC Harford County Public Schools Seek Input On 2020-21 Calendar Public comment on the school calendar is open through December 13; the school board will make a final decision on December 16. xref 0000003627 00000 n Students in Kindergarten through Grade 3 will beging using the Attendance App Watch a special "Wait... How Do I Do That? HCPS has welcomed many students back to the classroom. UPDATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2020 UPDATE: DECEMBER 14, 2020 When county statistics fall below 15 per 100,000 new positive cases per day, as well as below a 5% positivity rate for one week, we will initiate discussions to return to our current hybrid status. Calendar. 0000089144 00000 n In your meal kit, you will now receive food for 5 meals along with a half-gallon of milk to be used over the course of 5 days. 0000115151 00000 n 0000114687 00000 n January 11 through February 26, 2021, you may receive a phone call from a staff member at Critical Data who will be contacting a statistical representation of parents and guardians for input. This will allow us to continue to provide meals to anyone who would like to utilize this resource, and allow distribution on Friday’s during asynchronous learning. If you are admitted from the virtual lobby to the meeting within the two-hour time constraint, you will be greeted by an HCPS staff member when it is time to begin your public comment. Text message  61 0 obj <>stream As more students return to in-person learning in Harford County Public Schools, school staff will continue to track which students are in the buildings each day. The Board made the following amendments to the Calendar Committee proposed calendar: Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - first day of school for students 1-12, gradual entry for K. Please check back regularly for any amendments that may occur, or consult the Harford County Public Schools website for their 2020-2021 approved calendar and 2021-2022 approved calendar . All fields on the registration form must be completed. Easily view and search the Harford County Public Schools Calendar 2020-2021: Including holidays, team schedules and more. The following information was shared with the HCPS community via email on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comment segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing the, On Monday, November 2, 2020 schools are closed for Professional Development (PD) in HCPS. Calendar. UPDATE: NOVEMBER 9, 2020 Thanksgiving Break is Nov. 25-27, 2020. Buildings: Closed; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION Buildings: Closed; staff receive additional instruction from your supervisor  County Executive Barry Glassman on Monday granted an additional $2.1 million to Harford County Public Schools for COVID-19 related expenses, bringing to $7.1 million the school system’s total allocation from the county’s CARES Act funds. This includes any asynchronous instruction days in the future. This plan was created by high school principals, Athletic Directors, the Supervisor of Athletics, Executive Director and Director of … 0000075921 00000 n Speakers who engage in these comments will be reminded of the rules and the Board reserves the right to remove the speaker from the call. NOTICE: OCTOBER 28, 2020 Looking ahead: 0000082279 00000 n We will add grade levels to the one day/week hybrid as described below. 0000071164 00000 n I encourage you to tune into the Board meeting this evening via the. Click here for a brief video overview. All fields on the registration form must be completed. HCPS has welcomed many students back to the classroom. As shared when the plan was released, HCPS anticipated adjustments may need to be made. For a printable version of the graphic included with this information, please click here. A web survey has also been developed to provide, BUSINESS MEETING JANUARY 11, 2021 - 6:30PM, The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on January 11, 2021, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. Students who are already part of in-person learning cohorts, whether 5 days per week, or one day per week, will continue to attend in-person learning on their current schedule. This message will be sent to middle and high school parents/guardians by your school with the specific survey/questionnaire linked at approximately 5:00 p.m.  Disparaging comments, personal attacks, and inflammatory remarks about specific schools or personnel are not permitted. This has now been extended through June 2021! All public comments submitted will be part of the records maintained by the Board office. 0000113245 00000 n 0000055009 00000 n Harford Technical High School. The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on January 11, 2021, at 6:30PM with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. Your participation is essential to being prepared for the return of our students. Pre-K report cards will be sent by email. No Instruction; Buildings Closed  On inclement weather days that virtual instruction is implemented, the same virtual schedule will be implemented that has been in place for the 2020-2021 school year. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, December 21, 2020. This information will be sent to all contacts in our mass communication system at 4:30 p.m. TODAY Registered speakers are required to call-in and enter the conference ID# at 6:30PM on Monday, November 9, 2020. Meal Kit Pick Up Date Change! As a reminder, students in PreK through grade 3 are not currently required to use the attendance app. If you choose to continue virtual learning, any changes necessary to your child’s virtual learning schedule will be communicated at the appropriate time. Howard County. Community members who wish to provide comments during the Public Comments segment of the Business meeting are required to register by completing this Public Comment Registration Form. Registrations must be received by 9:00AM on Monday, October 12, 2020. 2020-21 school year: Classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced an expanded definition of who is considered a COVID-19 close contact. 0000088516 00000 n 0000003447 00000 n Registered speakers are required to Call-in and enter the Conference ID# at 6:30PM on Monday, October 26, 2020. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website.                                        CSP program begins in middle school up to 4 days/week The implementation of virtual instruction has changed the way Harford County Public Schools will manage inclement weather days. 0000088786 00000 n The Board of Education of Harford County Business Meeting will be held on October 12, 2020, at 6:30PM in the Board Room of the A.A. Roberty Building with only Board Members, staff, and presenters in attendance. This decision may be implemented at times of widespread internet or power outages when virtual instruction is not feasible. 7. Speakers will be notified when they have reached their 3-minute mark and callers will be removed from the meeting. 8. The Board expects that all comments will be submitted with the decorum and respect appropriate to the conduct of public  business. 10. 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