News and Highlights
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!
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.
Maryland General Assembly Page Program
Selected high school seniors participate as pages for members of the Maryland General Assembly during the general session.
The application process for the Maryland General Assembly Student Page Program is now open.
All applications are due to school page program coordinators by Friday, October 27, 2017.
Voter Registration Drive
Each high school selects three students to be trained as student registrars for the voter registration drive each Spring.
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.
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