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BOE Meeting 02-27-17

Education Matters

Students Receive $2 Million in Scholarships at HBCU Fair

Admissions staff from several Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) hosted an admissions fair at Richard Montgomery High School on Feb. 17. More than 1,000 students and their families attended the fair. MCPS seniors applied for on-the-spot admissions and scholarships. This year, more than 300 students received acceptances and 60 received scholarships totaling $2 million.

HBCU High School Fair

Students Learn About NASA’s “Hidden Figures” at the Movies

Eighth grade students at Argyle Middle School were given an opportunity to attend a free screening of the film “Hidden Figures.” The film tells the story of a team of African American women mathematicians who played a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. After the film, students returned to the school to discuss the film and reflect on the dedication and accomplishments of the women.

Hidden Figures

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