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Rockville, MD 20850


Shella B. Cherry, Coordinator
Office: 240-314-1039
Fax: 301-517-8166

Student Leadership

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Drive for Supplies

It's Drive for Supplies time again and 82 schools are registered to participate! Come to our Drive for Supplies event on Monday, July 17th from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Richard Montgomery High School.


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Congratulations to Matt Post who was elected the 40th Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) and the first SMOB from Sherwood High School. Mr. Post received 62.7% of the votes cast by MCPS secondary students. He began his term July 1, 2017.

2017 SMOB Election Results by School and Year

SMOB Election Results 2017 by School

SMOB Election Results 2017 by Year

Voter turnout increased by 9.9% and the number of voters increased by 11,182 students!

Our Programs

Student Government Associations

Students discuss and act on issues, problems, and concerns in the schools, as well as engaging in countywide activities.

Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB)

The SMOB is an elected official who can vote on issues like administrative appointments (including hiring of the Superintendent of Schools), policy, and the Board of Education's legislative platform.

Student Emerging Leaders Program (SELP)

SELP provides African-American and Hispanic sophomores with a 2.0 or higher GPA the opportunity to develop leadership and communication skills.

Professional Development

Learn more about Professional Development.

Drive for Supplies Corps

Students donate used school supplies at the end of the school year for disadvantaged children, which saves money by reducing disposal costs along with promoting community action.

Maryland General Assembly Page Program

Selected high school seniors participate as pages for members of the Maryland General Assembly during the general session.

Student Leadership Summit

Learn more about the student leadership summit.

Student Representatives

Learn more about student representatives.

Voter Registration Drive

Each high school selects three students to be trained as student registrars for the voter registration drive each Spring.

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