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BOE Work Session BOE Work Session

The Board of Education will hold its Operating Budget Work Session at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18. The meeting will air live on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34 and Verizon 36), as well as online.

Science Bowl Science Bowl

Wheaton High School's Science Bowl Team A won the 2018 Maryland High School Science Bowl Competition, held Jan. 13 at Montgomery College's Rockville campus. They will go on to represent Maryland at the National Science Bowl in April.

Harvest of Empire Harvest of Empire Video story icon

"Harvest of Empire," a documentary that looks at the role that U.S. economic and military interests played in triggering an unprecedented wave of migration that is transforming our nation’s cultural and economic landscape, will air at 9 p.m. Jan. 19 on Comcast channel 34/998HD, RCN channel 89 and Verizon channel 36. A panel discussion featuring co-director and MCPS alumnus Eduardo Lopez NPR education correspondent Claudio Sanchez and Migration Policy Institute Director of Research Randy Capps will immediately follow.

Interview Fair Interview Fair

A teacher pre-screening interview fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 at 45 West Gude Dr., Rockville. Apply online at ; choose the talent pool you are interested in and complete the application to be considered for a pre-screening interview. Walk-ins are welcome. Questions? Email or call 301-279-3278.

Ulysses Fair Ulysses Fair

Seniors from the Ulysses Signature Program at Northwest High School displayed their original research projects on Jan. 10 and 11 at the school's Ulysses Fair. The projects were a culmination of works students have done over their four-year participation in the program.


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.