Strathmore Student Concert Series Delights

The annual Strathmore Student Concert series kicked off this week, with more than 11,000 MCPS Grade 5 students visiting the music hall, in North Bethesda.  Now in its 10th year, the organizers have a new program for the fifth-graders. MCPS and Strathmore collaborated with the preeminent jazz education organization JazzReach to offer a new Blues program that celebrates the diversity of cultures and traditions that has provided a foundation for American music today.

Strathmore Concerts

County Summit Highlights Efforts to Prepare Youth for the Workforce

Hundreds of parents, community members and representatives from local nonprofit organizations joined county and school officials at the Ready for Tomorrow Summit on Oct. 18. The event, hosted by County Councilmember Nancy Navarro, focused on efforts to close the academic achievement gap and prepare young people for jobs.

Ready for Tomorrow

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Student Town Hall Series Begins at Ridgeview MS

Ridgeview Middle School was the venue for the first Student Town Hall event of the school year. Superintendent Starr answered questions from students in the studio audience as well as those submitted in advance by other students at Ridgeview. The event was hosted by Student Member of the Board Dahlia Huh.The next Student Town Hall will be held on Dec. 2 at Sherwood High School.

Student Town Hall

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2014 State of the Schools

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

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