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Bus Routes Bus Routes
09/01/2017

The bus routes for the 2017-2018 school year are now available online. MCPS buses transport 103,000 students to and from school daily, travelling roughly 106,000 miles per day!

First Day First Day Video story icon
09/06/2017

More than 161,000 students headed back to school Tuesday, September 5, representing an enrollment increase of more than 2,400 students over last year. To help manage this growth, MCPS opened more than 520,000 square feet of new space. This includes the brand new Silver Creek Middle School in Kensington. Welcome back, students! Have a great school year.

Back-to-School Photos Back-to-School Photos
09/05/2017

Parents and students are invited to submit their favorite first-day-of-school snapshots on Tuesday, Sept. 5. After you have snapped the moments from the first day, select your best photo and email it to pio@mcpsmd.org. For social media, parents and students can post photos on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #MCPS1stday.The pictures will be posted to the gallery.

BOE Meeting 08-31-17 BOE Meeting 08-31-17
08/31/2017

The Board of Education will meet Thursday, Aug. 31 for its regular business meeting. The closed session will begin at 9:30 a.m. with public items beginning at 11 a.m. The meeting will be live online and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34 and Verizon 36).

Community Forum Community Forum Video story icon
08/29/2017

Councilmember Craig Rice and Superintendent Jack Smith hosted a community forum Aug. 23 to discuss universal prekindergarten programs. Members of the community provided input on what they are looking for in terms of early childhood education both in current programming and possible implementation of universal prekindergarten programs.

Orientation Day Orientation Day
08/24/2017

All MCPS middle and high schools will hold a Student Orientation Day on Thursday, August 31. Orientation Day is an opportunity for students to meet their new teachers and classmates, learn about class schedules and tour the school. Orientation days for elementary students will vary from school to school. Parents should contact their child’s school for more information.

QuickNotes QuickNotes
08/23/2017

The Back-to-School Edition of MCPS QuickNotes is out and filled with helpful information for parents. QuickNotes is a bimonthly e-mail newsletter with the latest news about programs and activities for students.

PreK PreK
08/23/2017

Councilmember Craig Rice will host a community meeting with Superintendent Jack Smith to discuss universal pre-kindergarten programs. The meeting will be held tonight, Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Richard Montgomery High School, which is located at 250 Richard Montgomery Dr. in Rockville. Interpretation services will be provided for residents who speak Spanish.

The purpose of this community meeting is to seek input from the community about what they are looking for in terms of early childhood education both in current programming and possible implementation of universal pre-kindergarten programs.