Registration for the first semester Sports Teams (all sports: fall, winter, and spring) Virtual Engagement is now open through HCPSS Connect. Parents/guardians may register their student-athlete. After logging in, select More Options from the left menu and then Athletic Registration from the middle of the page. Tip: you must be logged in as parent/guardian -- do not use your cell phone.
The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) on September 11, 2020, finalized its plan for a two-semester return to athletics. With this plan, athletic practices and competitions will not resume until the second semester.
Per MPSSAA, winter sports will begin on February 1, 2021, fall sports on March 15, 2021, and spring sports on April 26, 2021. Here is the full HCPSS plan for first-semester virtual engagement with student-athletes. Information about athletics is provided online and will be updated as new information becomes available.
At all Howard County athletic events, we strive to provide a pleasant and safe environment for all spectators and participants. We ask fans to refrain from:
Admission is a privilege to observe a contest, not a license to display insensitive or offensive behavior. Enjoy the event! Be a fan, not a fanatic!
Student athletic policy agreement form for new student athletes.
Agreement for families that acknowledge HCPSS may administer pre-concussion baseline testing and post-concussion testing after a sports-related injury.
Overview of concussion signs and symptoms that can occur in student athletes.
Physician forms for future student athletes to fill out prior to sport seasons.
Protocols for administration of student medication during school hours along with a medication administration history form for physicians.
Acknowledgement statement and guidelines for identifying and responding to a cardiac arrest scenario.