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MCPS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

It is National Hispanic Heritage Month and MCPS schools are celebrating this period with a variety of activities and events. At Brookhaven Elementary School, students sang, danced and played instruments at an assembly that featured special performances by the Luis Garay Percussion World group.

Hispanic Heritage

Luxmanor ES Receives $10,000 Grant from Silver Diner

Luxmanor Elementary School was selected as the grand prize winner in the 2014 Eat Well, Do Well Challenge sponsored by the Silver Diner. The Eat Well, Do Well Challenge is a competition designed to promote physical activity and health education in elementary and middle schools. Local schools submitted proposals for a program that promotes physical activity or health-related curriculum. Luxmanor's Right Track wellness program focuses on both fitness and nutrition.

Luxmanor ES

Students Meet Leaders at Congressional Black Caucus Event

Fifty African American 10th grade students participated in the Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference on Sept. 26. The visit was part of the Student Emerging Leaders Program. The program, sponsored by the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education, encourages students to develop their interest in national, state and local government, while fostering leadership and communication skills.

Black Caucus

Featured Videos

News in 90 - This Week’s News in English and Spanish

Promoting Pedestrian Safety at School

Behind the Scenes in MCPS

The Strategic Planning Framework

Sights and Sounds of the First Day of School.


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Technology in the Classroom

Learn how MCPS is creating 21st Century Learning Spaces using mobile devices.

2014 State of the Schools

Superintendent Joshua Starr will deliver his third State of the Schools address on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

MCPS Parent Academy

The fall session has begun and includes sessions on parenting, cybersafety, and special education. Sign up now!