Voskuhl: “Schools Open And The Crisis Continues”

From Joe Voskuhl: As the school year begins, the fiscal crisis enters its fifth year. We have been on the wrong track and have been on this track for sometime now. Teachers continue to leave Harford County for other school systems. These teachers are some of our best. We need to address the fiscal crisis […]

George: Revised Clubs and Extracurricular Activities Policies Severely Impact Destination Imagination and Other Volunteer Assisted School Groups

From Doug George: At the September 8, 2014 HCPS Board of Education Meeting, the school board approved revised policies regarding Clubs and Extracurricular Activities. With the passage of these revisions, the school board implemented policy to back the procedures that Central Office had already imposed on specific school groups. With the approved policies and procedures […]

Harford County Board of Education Approves $95 Million Capital Budget Request to Funding Authorities for FY2016

From the Harford County Board of Education: September 8, 2014 The Board of Education of Harford County met for an open business meeting at 6:30pm in the Board Room of the A. A. Roberty Building and took the following actions and received the following presentations: Board Comments Public Comment – Sheila George: DI changes to […]

Harford County Board of Education Agenda Sept. 8: Decisions on FY2016 Capital Budget; Pre-Construction Contract for Havre de Grace; Policy Revisions

The Harford County Board of Education plans a September 8th business meeting including approval of its capital budget request for the fiscal year 2016, approval of a pre-construction contract for Havre de Grace Middle/High School, and decisions on revised policies for extracurricular activities and clubs. Under action items, the consent agenda for Monday includes Board […]

Harford County Public Schools Superintendent Canavan Celebrates First Day of School at North Bend Elementary

From Harford County Public Schools: Superintendent Barbara Canavan, Board President Nancy Reynolds, Board Members Alysson Krchnavy and James Thornton, Chief of Administration Joe Licata, and several members of the school system’s Leadership Team kicked off the new year with the First Day Bus Ride this morning at North Bend Elementary School. What a celebration! Thank […]

Harford County Board of Education Aug. 18 Agenda: Decision on Havre de Grace Middle/High Replacement School Schematic Design

The Harford County Board of Education plans an August 18th business meeting to include a decision on the proposed schematic design for the $87 million Havre de Grace Middle/High School replacement facility. Also on the Monday agenda are proposed revisions to the policy on drug detecting dogs, and recognitions for award winning personnel. First on […]