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NAACP Parents Council Holds Kick-Off Meeting

The NAACP Parents’ Council held its annual kick-off meeting October 16.
The event brought parents and MCPS staff together to discuss and share ideas on how to deepen relationships and foster collaboration between schools and families. Speakers during the event emphasized the importance of addressing structural inequities in public education and increasing opportunities for all students in MCPS.

NAACP

Strathmore ES Community Celebrates New Rain Gardens

On Oct. 17, students from Strathmore Elementary School cut the ribbon to mark the official completion of four MCPS rain gardens. The rain gardens, built by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection in collaboration with MCPS, provide multiple environmental benefits, including improved water quality to local streams which feed into the Potomac and Anacostia rivers. The county and MCPS have also constructed rain gardens at Argyle, Newport Mill and Sligo middle schools.

 

Rain Garden

Celebrate the 31st Annual Montgomery County Community Service Week

Get ready for a week chock-full of volunteer opportunities across the county in honor of Montgomery County’s 31st annual Community Service Week, set for Oct. 22-29. There will be lots of ways for students and families to help a variety of local nonprofits, schools and government agencies throughout the week, including many projects preapproved for student service learning hours. Check the Montgomery County Volunteer Center’s online calendar of volunteer needs for the latest list of projects.

Community Service Week

Setting the 2018-2019 MCPS School Calendar

MCPS is seeking feedback from the community on how to develop the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year given new time constraints placed on the length of the school year and other state-required elements. Visit the calendar page to see various examples of how the calendar could be developed and to provide feedback.

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