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Camps Camps

Calling all middle school students! Thinking about Career Technology Education (CTE) programs? Give it a try! There are a series of CTE summer camps being sponsored by MCPS just for middle school students. See what you can cook up in the culinary arts program or get your hands dirty in the automotive technology program. You can explore robotics, engineering, financial management and so much more at the summer camps.

Blue Ribbon Blue Ribbon Video story icon

Farmland and Ronald McNair elementary schools were honored on May 17 by Maryland State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon as part of her Maryland Blue Ribbon School Tours of Excellence.

Both schools are 2016-2017 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools and assemblies were held at each school to honor the achievements of the teachers and students.

Hallie Wells Hallie Wells Video story icon

The Clarksburg community recently celebrated the dedication of Hallie Wells Middle School. Hallie Wells MS opened in August 2016 and boasts more than 150,000 square feet of learning space. The school is named after a Clarksburg resident who deeded 290 acres of farmland to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. The dedication celebration featured student musical performances, building tours, and a special appearance by Brenda Graves, great-niece of Hallie Wells.

Hispanic Alliance Ceremony Hispanic Alliance Ceremony

The Hispanic Alliance for Education held its annual Distinguished Hispanic Scholars Awards ceremony on May 11 at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. Twenty-five students were honored for their outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community service at the event.

Car and Computer Sale Car and Computer Sale

Looking for a good used car or personal computer at a great price? Then don’t miss the car and computer sale starting at 9 a.m. this Saturday, May 13, at Thomas Edison High School. The cars and computers were refurbished by students as part of the MCPS automotive and information technology programs. The sales provide ATF and ITF students with the opportunity to practice their sales skills, earn SSL hours and develop a deeper appreciation for community involvement.

Special Education Awards Special Education Awards

More than 60 students, parents, educators and programs were honored at the 29th Annual Special Education Awards Ceremony on May 8. The event, sponsored by the Montgomery County Council of PTAs, recognizes individuals and groups providing support, motivation and encouragement that help ensure success for special education students.

Summer School Summer School

Registration for the 2017 Regional High School Summer School program has begun. The high school program is open to all students who are residents of the county and will be offered at four locations: Northwood, Thomas S. Wootton, Walter Johnson and Watkins Mill high schools. The first session runs from June 26 to July 14 and the second session runs from July 18 to August 3.

Teacher Appreciation Teacher Appreciation

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and MCPS honors the tireless efforts of our educators and staff who help our students thrive. Parents and students, be sure to thank our teachers this week and let them know how much you appreciate all they do for our students!