Harford County Public Schools Earns National Recognition for Presentation of FY15 Budget

From Harford County Public Schools: The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently announced that Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its annual budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014. This is the 12th year this honor has been earned […]

U.S. Sen. Mikulski Applauds President Obama’s Initiative to Make Community College Education More Affordable for American Families

From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski: U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee and member of the Senate Community College Caucus, today applauded President Obama’s plan to make community college more affordable for American families. “I applaud the President’s proposal to […]

County Executive Glassman Defers Funding of Havre de Grace Middle/High and Joppatowne High School Projects

From Harford County government: Harford County Executive Barry Glassman issued the following statement Friday regarding large new capital projects in the fiscal year 2016: “Although I expect to give a status report on the county’s fiscal condition at my State of the County address on February 2, I have begun to notify some agencies that […]

Harford County Public Schools Superintendent’s FY 2016 Proposed Operating Budget; C. Milton Wright High School Student Memorial Approved

From Harford County Public Schools: A brief overview of the Proposed FY 2016 Budget: The difficult economic times of the past several years have had a significant impact on state and local funding for school systems across the nation. Harford County Public Schools has worked tirelessly to develop a fiscally responsible budget. As experienced in […]

Patterson Mill High School Wins $25,000 Grant for Teen Driver Safety Efforts

From Harford County Public Schools: Celebrate My Drive, powered by State Farm®, is pleased to announce Patterson Mill High School is one of 100 winning high schools, earning a $25,000 grant. They were among 3,283 registered high schools who participated in this year’s program. Students, parents, administrators and the entire community rallied in support of […]

Fountain Green Elementary Named 2015 Blue Ribbon School; One of Six Schools Honored Statewide


From Harford County Public Schools: Harford’s Fountain Green Elementary School was today announced as a 2015 Maryland Blue Ribbon School by the Maryland State Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Education for students achieving at very high levels. The announcement made by State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery cited only six Maryland schools […]