Howard County Public Schools Halts All Extracurricular Activities Through Jan. 7Howard County Public Schools is suspending all sporting events and other extracurricular activities through Jan. 7 in response to rising COVID-19 cases, Superintendent Michael Martirano said Wednesday.
Howard County To Commit $2 Million For Bus Driver BonusesThe announcement comes on the heels of a sick-out staged by about 80 drivers in the county Monday. 
Howard County Schools Mandate Vaccines For StaffAs school systems reevaluate their face covering policies, Howard County will become the first school system in the state to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for its employees.
Maryland Schools Debate Masks for All, Mandatory Vaccine for Teachers; Harford Co. Latest To Require MasksHoward County’s public school system became Maryland’s first to require either vaccines or mandatory testing for all employees.
Howard County Schools Will Require Masks For Students, Staff And VisitorsHoward County public schools will require masks for all students, staff and visitors in school buildings during the 2021-2022 academic year, effective immediately, Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano announced on Friday.
Howard County Officials Announce Site Of New Ellicott City Elementary SchoolHoward County officials on Tuesday revealed the site of a soon-to-be-built elementary school in Ellicott City.
Howard County School Board Approves Memorandum Of Understanding With Police The Howard County Board of Education has approved a School Resource Officer Memorandum of Understanding for the upcoming school year. 
90% Of Howard County Public School Educators Vaccinated For COVID-19More than 90% of Howard County Public School System educators have received at least their first dose or are scheduled for their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination, County Executive Calvin Ball said Thursday. 
Howard County Educators Begin Getting First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, But Some Worry Process Won't Be Fast EnoughHoward County’s health department is rolling out COVID-19 vaccinations for educators to speed up the return to school, but there’s not enough to go around.
Howard County School Board Approves Plan To Move Toward Hybrid In-Person LearningThe Howard County School Board on Tuesday approved a plan that will phase students in to hybrid in-person learning beginning in March.
Howard County Schools Postpone In-Person Programs, Citing 'Unfavorable' COVID-19 RatesHoward County Public Schools is postponing the next date for in-person programs to resume Monday, February 8, citing "unfavorable" COVID-19 rates in Howard County.