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Student Leaders Student Leaders Video story icon
12/11/2017

Nearly 60 student leaders from MCPS secondary schools met with members of the Board of Education, Superintendent Jack Smith and senior administration. The students shared their thoughts and offered ideas to help the board as they set their priorities for the year. Students discussed a variety of topics including assessments, the achievement gap, technology and the school calendar.

Thriving Germantown Thriving Germantown
12/11/2017

Montgomery County Public Schools, along with several partners, recently kicked off Thriving Germantown, a community health and social services hub at Capt. James E. Daly Elementary School, which will provide support for many of the school's students and families.

Stonegate ES Stonegate ES Video story icon
12/07/2017

Savannah Markwood, a third-grade student at Stonegate Elementary, and her family, won $30,000 for their school and $15,000 for themselves by entering the Ben's Beginners cooking contest. The money for the school will be used for a kitchen makeover.

Siemens Competition Siemens Competition
12/07/2017

Andrew Komo, a senior at Montgomery Blair High School, won the individual top prize of $100,000 at the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. He developed a coded system that protects online auctions from threats, such as cheating and fraud.

BOE Meeting 12-5-17 BOE Meeting 12-5-17
12/05/2017

The Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Dec. 5 for its regular business meeting. The closed session will begin at 8:30 a.m. with public items beginning at 10 a.m. The meeting will be live online and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34 and Verizon 36).

FY 2019 Budget FY 2019 Budget Video story icon
12/05/2017

Superintendent Jack R. Smith presented his Fiscal Year 2019 Recommended Operating Budget Framework at the Board of Education meeting Dec. 5. The presentation contained a review of the FY 2018 Operating Budget, the drivers that help determine budget priorities, and a preview of the key bodies of work that will be a focus in the coming school year.

New BOE Officers New BOE Officers Video story icon
12/05/2017

Michael Durso was selected by his colleagues on Dec. 5, 2017, to serve as president of the Montgomery County Board of Education for the third time. Shebra Evans was selected as vice president. Both officers will serve a one-year term.

New BOE Officers New BOE Officers
12/05/2017

Michael Durso was selected by his colleagues on Dec. 5, 2017, to serve as president of the Montgomery County Board of Education for the third time. Shebra Evans was selected as vice president. Both officers will serve a one-year term.