Northwest High School Named a National Green Ribbon School

Northwest High School has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 U.S. Green Ribbon Schools Award. The Germantown school is among 58 winning schools from across the nation. The Green Ribbon Schools Award program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and recognizes schools that save energy, reduce costs, feature environmentally sustainable learning spaces, protect health, foster wellness, and offer environmental education to boost academic achievement and community engagement.

Green Ribbon

Students Display Artwork in Annual Exhibition

Students at Albert Einstein High School’s Visual Arts Center (VAC) showcased their artwork during an annual exhibition at the school. Hundreds of students, staff and community members toured the artwork during the school day and evening reception.

VAC Show

Damascus High Educator Named MCPS Teacher of the Year

Joseph Gannon, Jr., a social studies teacher at Damascus High School, has been named the 2015-2016 MCPS Teacher of the Year, and will now compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year. Mr. Gannon, and other MCPS staff and community members, were honored at the annual Champions for Children awards celebration, sponsored by the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education.

Teacher of the Year

5th Grade Challenge A Big Hit

The third annual “Are You Up to the Fifth Grade Challenge?” event was held on Monday, April 20 and featured three local celebrity contestants answering questions straight from the MCPS Grade 5 curriculum. The contestants won $12,000 in grants for local schools from the MCPS Educational Foundation, which sponsored the event.

The 5th Grade Challenge

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

Rock Terrace School Supporting Student Success

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

Spotlight

Meet Teacher Eric Belec from Julius West MS 

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.