We know the pandemic is still impacting our lives in many different ways, but we will get through this, HCPS Together. Return to In-Person Learning Plan Timeline:

As we look to start the 2020-2021 school year, I want to thank you for your engagement, support, and continuing advocacy for our all of our students. Magnet Programs include:

The new definition is: For a printable version of the graphic included with this information, please, In addition, members of the Emotional Recovery Team, established to support students and staff through the pandemic, would like to share, ", As we look to expand in-person learning and welcome additional secondary students into Harford County Public Schools, an. As more details around any timeline or parameters to notify the school that you would like your child to remain at home for virtual learning are made available, we will share them here and through our regular communication channels. UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 11.                                 Life Skills programs

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.  BUSINESS MEETING - OCTOBER 26, 2020 - 6:30PM

You will be asked to provide your decision to your school between September 29 and October 2. If your student does not have access to a device to start the school year, please communicate that information when you go to the school to pick up your other instructional materials. The meeting will be streamed live and archived for later viewing on the HCPS Website.                                         1-day/week hybrid begins in Pre-K We know that your school is sharing important information with you and encourage you to visit www.hcps.org/hcpstogether for additional resources like required documents and how-to videos.

Members of the team include school counselors, psychologists, nurses, school administrators, and more, who want to help guide conversations around any concerns or questions as students return to school. Anonymous comments received will not be read into the record but will be emailed to the Board members and Superintendent. Elementary School Hours of Operation to resume October 12, 2020:

If you respond to your school’s. In addition, at the Board meeting last night, discussions included that parents/guardians may notify their teacher/school if they would like their child to continue virtual learning at home.

At our August 10 Board meeting, I announced we would not receive all of the ordered devices in time; we would be 15,000 short.

*Please note - Not all locations have a student or staff member with a positive case. If you choose to continue virtual learning, any changes to your child’s virtual learning schedule will be communicated by your school.

in the buildings when students return, please review the Continuity of Learning Plan.

All speakers, regardless of affiliation, will receive 3-minutes per speaker.

Be sure to pick up your meal kit the Friday BEFORE, on October 30, 2020. 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.

To properly prepare, your school will request your response to their pending outreach by October 23, 2020. later today. defined by the Centers for Disease Control).

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. As students and staff finish Day 2 of Virtual Learning in Harford County Public Schools, we would like to announce that we have added an applications “Status” on the students landing page (where your student accesses the tiles/apps).

As we look to start the 2020-2021 school year, I want to thank you for your engagement, support, and continuing advocacy for our all of our students. PUBLIC NOTICE FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE BOARD OF EDUCATION BUSINESS MEETING Announcing the Week 1 Conditioning Challenge Champions! Watch here as Supervisor of Athletics, Debbie Basler, shares more information about Virtual Athletics! For additional questions, contact HCPS Food and Nutrition at 410-638-4078. But, we’ve seen during this pandemic that supply lines on everything have had unexpected delays.

Department of Health Decision Aid, as Disparaging comments, personal attacks, and inflammatory remarks about specific schools or personnel will not be read into the record. 3.

This is an important reminder about the free and reduced meal benefit program. ** Bakerfield, Bel Air, Deerfield, Forest Lakes, Havre de Grace, Red Pump and William S. James elementary schools operate on the 4th tier busing schedule, As a result of the current attendance numbers in our schools, and the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) recommending 6 feet of social distancing, the timeline to begin 2 days per week of in-person learning, must be re-evaluated. Names of children are to be provided for meal pick up. School nurses work in collaboration with

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced an expanded definition of who is considered a COVID-19 close contact. Log in with Clever Badges.

This is the first step to reaching our ultimate goal of having all students return to the classroom. No public access will be permitted. Upcoming Events. 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.

1. TBD                              2 day/week in-person learning In May, ahead of many other districts across the country, we ordered enough devices to ensure each student would have one to start the school year. With single sign-on, everything is one click away for students, families, and educators. HCPS still encourages families to submit meal benefit applications- more information can be found by clicking here. All public comments submitted will be part of the records maintained by the Board office. https://youtu.be/SOkUgSryAl8 

Global Studies Program / International Baccalaure... Free and Reduced Priced Meals - Apply today! Speakers are reminded that public comments are considered public information and. This information will be sent directly to the HCPS community members with emails in our mass communication system at 4:00 p.m. Topics such as personnel matters, pending appeals, specific student disciplinary matters or which constitute commercial solicitations are not permitted. We do not have any changes to secondary schedules to communicate at this time.

2. *Please note that all key dates are contingent on metrics staying within the target range for Moderate Transmission as well as the school system's ability to adhere to CDC and Health Department guidance, like maintaining six feet of social distancing.

Part of this plan includes bringing teachers back to our classrooms on October 12. UPDATE: OCTOBER 6, 2020, NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PARTICIPATION, BUSINESS MEETING - OCTOBER 12, 2020 - 6:30PM. The following information was shared with the HCPS community via email on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. This information is for the current week, Monday through Friday, to provide you with the Meal Benefit Update This information is being sent to high school parents/guardians via our mass communication system at 6:00 p.m. Harford County Public Schools is pleased to announce that Virtual Athletics for high schools will begin on October 12, 2020. You can also access Dr. Bulson’s introduction to the return to in-person learning plan from the September 14, 2020 Board of Education meeting, on the Board of Education Streaming Media Archive page.

*Students returning to school must complete and return the COVID-19 Parent Acknowledgement Letter, available in the Required Documents on hcps.org/hcpstogether.

Today, October 1, 2020 the School/Bus Locator application on www.hcps.org was updated to reflect the return to regular elementary hours of operation listed below.

Disparaging comments, personal attacks, and inflammatory remarks about specific schools or personnel are not permitted. Visit the Athletics page on hcps.org on Monday, October 5, 2020 to register! Harford County Public Schools is pleased to announce that Virtual Athletics for high schools will begin on, details weekly challenges and competitions in which your high school student(s) can compete. In response to requirements stipulated in HB 270, passed by the General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan.

We believe this plan will remain fluid; parents and guardians may need or want to make adjustments and we will accommodate parent/guardian requests to the extent possible based on current staffing and resources. 7. Please mark your calendars with the following dates. The following information must be included in the contact form when submitting comments: UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 10, 2020