MCPS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

It is National Hispanic Heritage Month and MCPS schools are celebrating this period with a variety of activities and events. At Brookhaven Elementary School, students sang, danced and played instruments at an assembly that featured special performances by the Luis Garay Percussion World group. 

Hispanic Heritage

Technology in the Classroom

This new edition of mcpssuper features a comprehensive look at the new technology initiative. This multiyear effort will provide students with access to mobile devices and a cloud-based learning platform that will enhance creativity and collaboration in the classroom. Superintendent Starr speaks with technology experts, teachers, and students to hear how this initiative is already enhancing teaching and learning across the district.


Dyan Harrison named AP of the Year

Dyan Harrison, an assistant principal at Gaithersburg High School, has been named the Maryland Assistant Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals. Ms. Harrison has been at Gaithersburg HS for 17 years, having served as a teacher, an instructional leader, and for the past six years, assistant principal.

AP of the Year

Luxmanor ES Receives $10,000 Grant from Silver Diner

 Luxmanor Elementary School was selected as the grand prize winner in the 2014 Eat Well, Do Well Challenge sponsored by the Silver Diner. The Eat Well, Do Well Challenge is a competition designed to promote physical activity and health education in elementary and middle schools. Local schools submitted proposals for a program that promotes physical activity or health-related curriculum. Luxmanor’s Right Track wellness program focuses on both fitness and nutrition.

Luxmanor ES

Featured Videos

News in 90 - This Week’s News in English and Spanish

Promoting Pedestrian Safety at School

Behind the Scenes in MCPS

The Strategic Planning Framework

Sights and Sounds of the First Day of School.


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Technology in the Classroom

Learn how MCPS is creating 21st Century Learning Spaces using mobile devices.

2014 State of the Schools

Superintendent Joshua Starr will deliver his third State of the Schools address on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

MCPS Parent Academy

The fall session has begun and includes sessions on parenting, cybersafety, and special education. Sign up now!