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New Program for Elementary Students Designed to Help Close Achievement Gap

On July 20, MCPS and county government officials gathered at Weller Road ES to celebrate the successful launch of the Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) program. BELL is a five-week summer program for second and third grade students that is designed to help close the achievement gap. The program focuses on literacy, math and hands-on enrichment activities. The program is a partnership among MCPS, county government and the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation. The program will serve 4,200 students over four years.

BELL Program

Register for PreK and Head Start Classes

MCPS offers a free, half-day prekindergarten program in schools throughout the county for income-eligible families. This program gives children the skills and knowledge they need to be ready for kindergarten. Spaces are still available for the 2016-2017 program. Children must be 4 years old and families must be income-eligible to apply. Prekindergarten students attend daily classes Monday through Friday, in the morning or afternoon. Enroll your child today!

PreK/Head Start

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Support the 2016 Give BACKpacks Campaign

MCPS needs your help to raise funds to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for students in need. A $10 donation will provide a student in need with a new backpack, filled with school supplies. Last year, thanks to the generous donations of MCPS parents, staff, and community members, the district was able to provide more than 19,000 backpacks to students. We’re hoping to serve even more students this year. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to Give BACKpacks!

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