School Services

Meals: Lunch & Breakfast

School Menus

HCPSS students and their families can now view menus and nutrition and allergen information for meals served in all HCPSS schools through Nutrislice, a website and free smartphone app.

This upgrade to school menus benefits school health professionals and parents who can easily access nutritional information and make informed choices for their child’s nutrition.

Download the Nutrislice mobile app for iOS or Android.

Payment

The Howard County Public School System recently transitioned to a new online meal payment system, MySchoolBucks.com. This website allows families to easily manage student accounts and make payments online on personal computers and mobile devices.

Prices

Elementary Student Breakfast

Elementary Student Lunch

Meals purchased without a PIN incur an additional charge – $0.30 for breakfast and $0.60 for lunch. View prices for adult meals.

Nutrition

For more information on the HCPSS wellness policy, and information on nutrition and allergens, please visit the Food Services site.

Health Room

Health Room Contact Information

Susan McHale- Cluster Nurse

Samantha Jones- School Health Assistant

  • Phone: 410-313-2560
  • Fax: 410-313-2566        

The Health Room asks to be notified if there are any changes or concerns in your student’s health

School Registration Requirements: Immunizations and Health Survey

Health Forms

  • Medication Form - A Medication Form is needed if a child needs to receive medication during school hours. The form has to be completed by the doctor and signed by the parent. Medication must be delivered to the health room by the parent.  Contact the health room for details if needed.
  • Auto Injector Form (e.g. Epi Pen/Auvi-Q) - An Auto Injector Form is needed if a child has food allergies severe enough to case anaphylaxis. The form has to be completed by the doctor and signed by the parent.  Medication must be delivered to the health room by the parent.  Contact the health room for details if needed.
  • Physical Education/Activity Assessment Form - A Physical Education/Activity Assessment Form is needed if a child needs excused from PE and//or Recess for longer than 3 days. The form has to be completed by the doctor and signed by the parent and returned to the health room.
  • Physical Exam Form - A Physical Exam Form must be completed 9 months prior to entering the Maryland Public School System or 6 months after. The form has to be completed by the doctor and signed by the parent and returned to the health room.
  • Proof of Immunizations must be provided by your child's health care provider and must be signed and/or stamped.
  • Lead Form - A Lead Form is needed for PK-K-1st Grade students if you have lived in specified zip codes in Maryland.  The form must be signed and returned by the parent unless they have lived in specified zip codes and their child will need to be tested.
  • Dental Health Form - A Dental Health Form is needed to provide record that the child is receiving dental care.
  • Health Survey - A Health Survey is needed to register your child for Maryland Public Schools.

Before and After School Care

Recreational Licensed Daycare Department of Recreation and Parks:

Recreational Licensed Child Care is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing, quality program for the youth of Howard County.  More information...