Middle Schools

What's in a name? Howard County's 42nd elementary school becomes Hanover Hills Elementary

What's in a name? Howard County's 42nd elementary school becomes Hanover Hills Elementary

The county's newest elementary school now has a name: Hanover Hills.

The Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of the name, which was the leader among three contenders announced at a meeting last week. The other names under consideration were Hanover Crossing Elementary and Oxford Square Elementary.

Running Brook Elementary School’s principal, Troy Todd, was also named the first principal for Hanover Hills. Anthony Esposito, an assistant principal at Fulton Elementary, was named as Todd’s replacement.

The $45 million school, designed for 788 students, is set to open in the fall.

“The exciting part about being able to open the new school is being able to...

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