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First Day of School is Aug. 29

The first day of school is Monday, August 29 and MCPS is excited to welcome a record number of students to our schools this year.
Our 204 schools, including the brand new Hallie Wells Middle School, are expected to be filled with more than 159,000 students.
To help students get ready for the new school year, all MCPS secondary schools will hold a Student Orientation Day on Aug. 25.

First Day

Hundreds of New Educators Introduced to MCPS

More than 1,000 new MCPS teachers participated in the New Educator Orientation (NEO) Aug. 15-19. NEO provides an opportunity for new teachers to learn about MCPS, meet their colleagues and get ready for the new school year. MCPS will have 1200 new teachers at the start of the 2016-2017 school year.


2016 Regional High School Summer School Graduation

More than 100 MCPS students received their diplomas at the 2016 Regional High School Summer School graduation ceremony that took place on Thursday, August 11 at Richard Montgomery High School. MCPS offered summer school programs at four high schools this year.

Summer School

Support the 2016 Give BACKpacks Campaign

MCPS needs your help to raise funds to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for students in need. A $10 donation will provide a student in need with a new backpack, filled with school supplies. Last year, thanks to the generous donations of MCPS parents, staff, and community members, the district was able to provide more than 19,000 backpacks to students. We’re hoping to serve even more students this year. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to Give BACKpacks!

Give BACKpacks

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