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MCPS Hosts PARCC Night for Parents

More than 250 MCPS parents gathered at Gaithersburg High School Nov. 24 to learn more about the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers—or PARCC—state tests. The event was designed to provide parents with important information on the new state assessments, the Common Core State Standards and how MCPS is preparing students for success on the test and in life.


A Celebration of Dance

Dozens of energetic high school dancers took the stage at the Music Center at Strathmore to represent their schools at the 15th annual Latin Dance Competition. Hundreds of MCPS students, families and community members packed the theater to cheer for their favorites and celebrate Hispanic heritage.

Latin Dance

Georgian Forest Hosts Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is an opportunity for the staff of Georgian Forest Elementary School in Silver Spring to give to the community. The school hosted its annual Thanksgiving feast for families and staff on Nov. 20. Hundreds of guests enjoyed the sit-down meal, which was served by members of the school staff.

Georgian Forest

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The 2015-2016 School Calendar

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MCPS Choice Study

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