SCHOOL OFFICIALS

The Board of Education meets at 4:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Department of Education building, 10910 Route 108, Ellicott City, Md. 21042. To contact a board member, call 410-313-7197.

The school system's Web page address is: www.howard.k12.md.us

SUPERINTENDENT

Michael E. Hickey

Phone 410-313-6677

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS AT LARGE

Stephen C. Bounds

Vice chairman

Karen B. Campbell

Chairman

Sandra H. French

Laura Waters

Jane B. Schuchardt

Courtney Dredden

Student member

PUBLIC SCHOOL CALENDAR

Aug. 30: First day of school for students.

Sept. 3: Schools closed; staff development day.

Sept. 6: Labor Day holiday.

Oct. 21: Schools closed; staff development day.

Oct. 22: Schools closed; Maryland State Teachers Association convention.

Nov. 24: Schools closed; parent/teacher conferences.

Nov. 25, 26: Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Dec. 23-31: Christmas holiday.

Jan. 17: Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Feb. 11: Schools closed; parent/teacher conferences.

Feb. 21: Presidents' Day holiday.

March 7: Schools closed; Election Day.

March 17: Schools closed; staff development day.

April 17-20: Spring break.

April 21: Schools closed; Good Friday.

April 24: Schools closed; Easter Monday.

May 29: Memorial Day holiday.

June 13: Last day of school for students.

NEW PRINCIPALS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Atholton: Marianne Pfeiffer, former principal of Forest Ridge Elementary.

Forest Ridge: Allen Olchowski, former principal of Longfellow Elementary.

Lisbon: John Wineke, former principal of Atholton Elementary.

Manor Woods: James Weisner, former principal of Phelps Luck Elementary.

Phelps Luck: John Morningstar, former principal of Manor Woods Elementary.

St. John's Lane: Deborah Jagoda, former assistant principal of Rockburn Elementary.

Stevens Forest: John Birus, former principal of Crofton Meadows Elementary in Anne Arundel County.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Ellicott Mills @ Bonnie Branch: Michael Goins, former principal of Owen Brown Middle.

Harper's Choice: Anthony Harold, former assistant principal of Mayfield Woods Middle.

Lime Kiln: Stephen Gibson, former principal of Patapsco Middle.

Mayfield Woods: Susan Griffith, former assistant principal of Mayfield Woods Middle.

Mount View: James Evans, former principal Harper's Choice Middle.

Owen Brown: Linda Carter, former principal of Guilford School (elementary/middle) in Baltimore City.

Wilde Lake: Brenda Thomas, former assistant principal of Clarksville Middle.

SPECIAL SCHOOLS

Howard County Gateway School: Frank Eastham, former assistant principal of Oakland Mills High.

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Board of Education: 410-313-7197

Public Information: 410-313-6682

Student Transportation: 410-313-6732

NEW SCHOOLS

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

Ellicott Mills student population has been moved to Bonnie Branch Middle School while new facility is being built.

Lime Kiln