Solar Eclipse Visible in Howard County

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 7:39pm

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a partial solar eclipse will be visible in Howard County, Maryland.  This partial eclipse will begin at 2:05 pm, with maximum coverage at 3:21 pm, and end around 4:35 pm. 

School dismissals will occur during the solar eclipse, with Glenwood dismissing during the height of the eclipse.

Safety during a solar eclipse is important. Please review this information with your child(ren) to ensure their safety:

  • Never look directly at the Sun, especially during a solar eclipse.

  • It is dangerous to look directly at the Sun and can cause permanent damage to the eyes. 

  • Do not look at the Sun through sunglasses, telescope, or binoculars.

We encourage you and your family to read more about solar eclipses and safety and enjoy experiencing this rare, exciting phenomenon.