Student Services

AP Exam Window 2024-2025

It is recommended that any student taking an AP (Advanced Placement) course take the corresponding AP exam in May. For early planning, families can access the AP exam window to reference the testing dates for spring 2025 through the CollegeBoard website linked here. Please check back for up-to-date information regarding the registration process for the 2024-2025 school year which will begin in the fall. Questions regarding AP exams and registration, once registration has begun, can be directed to Chris Fox (AP Coordinator) at 

Black Student Achievement Program

Through a coordinated system of services, BSAP encourages, promotes and supports access to diverse learning opportunities and social emotional development for Black/African American students in collaboration with teachers, administrators, families and the community.

HCPSS Resources

Conexiones (Serving Latino students in Howard County)

Conexiones was established in 2000 as a response to the needs of Hispanic/Latino children in Howard County schools.  CONEXIONES has been an advocate for changes in the policies, practices, and personnel of the Howard County Public School System, for the purpose of improving the performance and the educational outcomes for Hispanic students


Course Registration/Selection for the 2024-2025 School Year 

High school course selection for the 2024-2025 academic year opened Monday, Dec. 18, 2023. Any student still working on finalizing their course selections for the upcoming school year can reference the google site linked below and should reach out to their designated School Counselor with any questions.

Students who wish to make changes to teacher recommended levels can access the Course Placement Review form below under the Forms section.

2024-2025 Course Registration Google Site

Dual Enrollment/HCC News and Information

Information for Jumpstart/Dual Enrollment can be found on the website.

Education, Enrichment, Internship, Employment Programs

While searching for and exploring internship/employment opportunities is the sole responsiblilty of the student, the document linked HERE highlights opportunties stubmitted to Central Office. This information is continually updated.

*It is important to note that these programs are not sponsored or endorsed by HCPSS. 


Please click on the links below to access commonly requested forms:

Waiver of Rights and Record of Release Form

Jumpstart Release Form (for dual enrolled students only)

Work Release Form (for seniors only)

Course Placement Review Form (for any student wishing to change a teacher recommended course)

HCPSS/Stop Bullying

The Howard County Public School System is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for all students. Preventing bullying is an important part of this goal and HCPSS recently launched a new bullying reporting tool that allows students, staff and family members to easily and confidentially report incidents of bullying.

Reporting Bullying/Harassment

Learners Permit

As part of the process to obtain a Maryland State Learners Permit students must submit a completed Motor Vehicle Administration Verfication form to the MVA when applying for their permit. The form linked below can be completed and taken to the school's attendance secretary for verification. 


LGBTQ+ Youth Supports

HCPSS is committed to providing an educational and work environment that is free from discrimination, fosters equitable opportunities, and values diversity and commonality.

HCPSS Resources


Luminus (Immigration Services)

Luminus serves immigrants from more than 90 countries and is well known as the key resource in Central Maryland for New Americans.

Luminus for New Americans

New Student Information (Rising 9th graders and Transfer Students)

Welcome to Glenelg High School, we are pleased to have you as part of Glenelg Nation. In hopes of making your transition to Glenelg as smooth as possible, we encourage you click on the links below for information about student and parent/guardian Canvas accounts.  Parents and students have access to the Canvas Learning System, which includes the grade book (assignments and assignment scores), as well helpful attendance notifications and so much more.

Click here for the Canvas Student Orientation PowerPoint.

March2TheFuture Workshops (offered to all HCPSS families and all grades)

This series of workshops is developed and facilitated by high school counselors across the county and is intended to introduce student and families (grades 9-12) to the different post-high school pathways after high school. There is no "one size fits all" approach to planning for the future. These events are recorded so all families have access to the information whether they attend on the scheduled date or not. Meeting codes, materials used during the workshops, and all recordings are linked directly back to the document available below.

Click here to access the HCPSS Post-Secondary Planning Series. Check back frequently as this document will be updated with additional events.

Naviance/Family Connection

Naviance is a comprehensive K-12 college and career readiness platform that enables self-discovery, career exploration, academic planning, and college preparation.  Naviance is used to help students explore their interests and strengths and develop a course of study that matches long-term goals with an actionable plan. During the summer we encourage students to extensively explore the following topics.

View Roadtrip Nation Video Archive
Explore Careers of interest
Explore Colleges
Review Course Selections and 4 year plan
Review completed assessments for overlapping careers

Parents/Guardians: You have a designated Naviance account, as well, which will allow you to view (only) each of your students' Naviance information, assessments, and activities. To set up your parent account please contact your child's designated counselor to request your personalized registration code. Once you have your code you can access Naviance through the GHS homepage (located at the bottom of the page).

Student Service Learning Validation Form

All HCPSS Students must fulfill service learning hours as part of their Maryland state graduation requirements. Hours must be documented on a the Service Validation form linked below and then submitted to the school registrar. If you are unsure how many hours you have remaining to complete, please contact your designated School Counselor. 

Service Validation Form

Transcript Requests

Former GHS students looking to obtain a copy of their official high school transcript should contact the school's registrar. Mrs. Hooks can be reached by email at or by phone by calling 410-313-5535. Current GHS students should click on the College Planning tab of the Student Services website to review the process for requesting.

Work Permit Info

Work permits can be obtained online at this web address