Summer Johns Hopkins Program Teaches Engineering

Students in the summer Johns Hopkins University Engineering Innovation program learned a variety of engineering concepts culminating in a bridge building competition constructed from nothing more than spaghetti and glue. More than 2300 students over the last nine years have participated and more than 93% go on to study engineering in college.

JHU Engineering Innovation

Summer is a Great Time for Student Service Learning

Summer is a great time for students to get involved in a service-learning project and earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours. The state of Maryland requires students to earn 75 SSL hours in order to graduate. Students can begin collecting those hours the summer before 6th grade.

SSL Hours

Let's Read, Let's Move

Students from JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres traveled to the nation’s capital July 22, to participate in the U.S. Department of Education’s “Let’s Read! Let’s Move!” event. Students enjoyed interactive story-telling activities, jazz music, book readings and engaged in fun physical activities. Let’s Read! Let’s Move! teaches children about the importance of reading and exercise.

Let's Read, Let's Move

Enrichment Program Keeps Students Engaged Over the Summer

The new Summer Title I Enrichment Program (ELO STEP) is helping to keep nearly 300 students in 23 elementary schools learning and engaged over the summer. This free four-week program for students in third grade is designed to nurture critical and creative thinking skills through engaging, hands-on, rigorous instruction.


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Behind the Scenes in MCPS

The Strategic Planning Framework


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District Implementation Plan

The District Implementation Plan for the MCPS Strategic Planning Framework

Guidelines for Respecting Religious Diversity

These guidelines were created to be a quick, easy-to-read reference regarding Board of Education policies and MCPS regulations–Learn more.