Two Finalists for Student Member of the Board

Rachit Agarwal, a junior at Richard Montgomery High School, and Eric Guerci, a sophomore at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, are the final candidates for the Student Member of the Board of Education. They were selected by students at the SMOB Nominating Convention last month. All middle and high school students are eligible to vote in the upcoming election on April 29.


MCPS to Make Up One Snow Day on Monday, June 15

MCPS will extend the school year by one day to make up some of the instructional time lost due to inclement weather. The last day of school this year will now be Monday, June 15, which will be an early release day. Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery has approved a plan that will allow MCPS to go two days below the 180 days of instruction required by state law.

Calendar Update

Bread Baking Event Teaches Math, Science Concepts

More than 300 MCPS students visited Johns Hopkins University on March 30 to learn the science of bread baking. Fourth grade students from four elementary schools participated in the King Arthur Flour Bake for Good event where they learned the art and science of bread baking, with direct tie-ins to their science curriculum regarding the changing states of matter.

Bread Baking

Celebrating 40 years of French Immersion in MCPS

The French Immersion Programs in MCPS celebrated 40 years on Saturday, March 28, with an event packed with remembrances by students, staff and community members. Current French Immersion students showed off their linguistic competence as they sang for an audience of about 700 guests, which included current and former teachers, administrators, alumni, and current students and families. MCPS offers the French Immersion Program in two schools—Maryvale and Sligo Creek elementary schools.

French Immersion

Featured Videos

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

FY16 Operating Budget Request Overview

Behind the Scenes in MCPS

Monifa McKnight Named Middle School Principal of the Year

Blair HS Student Wins First Place in Intel Science Talent Search

Education Matters: Superintendent Search

The Strategic Planning Framework


Meet Teacher David Szybalski from Galway ES 

Superintendent Search

Learn more about the search for a new superintendent for MCPS.

Child Abuse and Neglect

Learn more about MCPS policy and about the work of the Child Abuse and Neglect Work Group.

High School Graduations

See a list of high school graduation dates and locations for 2015.