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Read a message from Superintendent Jack R. Smith about school safety.

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The Board of Education will meet Monday, Feb. 26 for its regular business meeting. The closed session will begin at 4 p.m. with public items beginning at 5 p.m. The meeting will be live online and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34 and Verizon 36).

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Silver Creek Middle School held its first ever "Warriors for Change" Oratorical Contest in celebration of Black History Month.  Students worked hard to develop performances and speeches that embody the idea of creating positive change in the community and world.

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Students from the Thomas Edison High School of Technology showcased career and technical skills at a regional SkillsUSA competition on Feb. 21. 105 students will go on to participate in a statewide competition in April.

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Some ninth grade students at Albert Einstein High School participated in a unit on identifying and debunking fake news. As part of the unit, students created original artwork about media literacy.

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South Lake Elementary celebrated the 20th anniversary of Maryland Meals for Achievement on Feb. 14. South Lake was one of the six pilot schools when the free universal in-classroom breakfast program began.

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More than 100 Westland Middle School students and community volunteers came together Thursday Feb. 15 for a Rise Against Hunger event. The school, an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme school, raised the $3,000 dollars necessary to support the event and students learned about the significant problem of food insecurity worldwide.

Emergency Preparedness Message Emergency Preparedness Message

Read a message from Superintendent Jack R. Smith about how MCPS prepares to respond to emergency situations.