School Services

Reporting Absences

To report absences, call 410-313-7635 or email

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Breakfast and Lunch

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.


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


Middle Student Breakfast

Breakfast at Lake Elkhorn Middle School is provided by Maryland Meal For Achievement (MMFA).

Middle 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.


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

School Counseling

School Counselors:

  • Bettina OliverMcCain: 6th grade and 7th grade

  • Julie Faggio: 8th grade and 7th grade

Pupil Personal Worker (PPW):

  • Tracey Williams

Guidance Secretary/Registrar: 

  • Estelle O'Connor

​Data Clerk (HCPSS Connect Assistance):

  • Judy Woolls

To make an appointment for registration or Parent/Teacher Conference, please call 410-313-7635.

You may fax correspondence to 410-313-7644.

View more information about what parents need for student registration.

Health Room

School Nurse - Kassandra Wanless

Health Assistant - Brandy Wilson

Main office: 410-313-7607

Fax: 410-290-6430