Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Home → Story Archive

Story Archive



The 10th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair will be held 6-8 p.m. Feb. 9 at Albert Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Mill Road, Kensington. The fair is open to all MCPS students in Grades 8-12 and their families. On-the-spot interviews will be available for registered students starting at 4 p.m.

Day of Service Day of Service

Join Montgomery County residents in honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 15. A variety of service projects will take place across the county. Share photos of your service project with the district using the hashtag #MCPSServes.

Budget Hearings Budget Hearings

Hearings on the superintendent's recommended FY 2019 Operating Budget originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 4 have been postponed to Tuesday, Jan. 16. The public hearing for Jan. 10 is still scheduled. Both hearings will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Carver Educational Services Center Auditorium, 850 Hungerford Dr., Rockville. A waitlist to comment at the January 16 hearing is currently being accepted. You do not need to sign up to attend and observe these hearings.

BOE 1-9-18 BOE 1-9-18

The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold an all-day business meeting on Tues., Jan. 9. Due to weather conditions, the meeting will now begin at 12 p.m., with public agenda items starting at 1:15 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36, RCN Channel 88, and online.

College and Career Readiness College and Career Readiness

Students in sixth through 12th grades and their parents, are invited to attend College & Career Readiness Night—Starting Early to Plan for Success. The event, held by MCPS in collaboration with the Montgomery County Council of PTAs, is an opportunity to learn how to best prepare for college and career. (More)

Literary Contests Literary Contests

MCPS high school students have the opportunity to participate in two literary contests: the Gaithersburg Book Festival's and the . Both contests are offering cash prizes.

SMOB Candidates SMOB Candidates

The 2018-2019 MCPS Student Member of the Board candidate filing period has opened and will run through 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25. Any MCPS student enrolled in middle school through Grade 12 may nominate a candidate; the student being nominated must be a current sophomore or junior.

FY 2019 Operating Budget FY 2019 Operating Budget Video story icon

Superintendent Jack R. Smith is recommending a $2.59 billion Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget that will allow the district to manage continued significant enrollment growth and build the foundation and structure needed to ensure that all students meet their potential and achieve at the highest levels. The recommended budget for FY 2019 is a 2.7 percent increase over FY 2018.