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Latin Dance Latin Dance Video story icon
11/21/2017

Teams from nine MCPS high schools competed at the 18th Annual MCPS Latin Dance Competition on Monday, Nov. 20 at Strathmore. They competed in cha-cha, salsa, merengue and bachata rhythms.

International Night International Night Video story icon
11/21/2017

The Earle B. Wood Middle School community recently gathered for the school's annual International Night. Staff, students and their families enjoyed an evening of world cuisine, student art and performances that represented the cultural heritage of the school's population.

Mental Health Fair Mental Health Fair Video story icon
11/20/2017

This MCPS Spotlight explores the first Mental Health Fair, organized by our School Psychologist Association, and the variety of resources available to support our students' well-being.

Calendar 2018-2019 Calendar 2018-2019
11/14/2017

The Board of Education adopted the school year calendar for the 2018-2019 school year during its Nov. 14, 2017 meeting. The school year will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, and the last day of school is scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2019. The calendar includes 182 days of instruction; a shortened spring break; two closure days for planning and professional development; and two operational closures that coincide with Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

2nd Grade Concerts 2nd Grade Concerts Video story icon
11/14/2017

Nearly 13,000 MCPS second-graders were treated to a performance by the National Philharmonic at the Music Center at Strathmore this week. Now in its 13th year, students experienced an all-new program called "Music: It's Element-ary". The Strathmore Student Concerts help build a love of music and reinforce the musical concepts students are learning in school.

Grade 2 Concerts Grade 2 Concerts
11/14/2017

More than 12,000 MCPS second graders were treated to a performance by the National Philharmonic at the Music Center at Strathmore this week.

The Strathmore Student Concerts help build a love of music and reinforce the musical concepts students are learning in school. Students learned about the four families of instruments that make up an orchestra and had an opportunity to sing along and interact with the orchestra.

BOE Meeting 11-14-17 BOE Meeting 11-14-17
11/14/2017

The Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Nov. 14 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).

Blue Ribbon Blue Ribbon Video story icon
11/08/2017

The U.S. Department of Education awarded the prestigious National Blue Ribbon School award to Farmland Elementary School and Ronald McNair Elementary School.  The two schools attended the event, held at the historic Omni-Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., which honored 342 schools from 44 states and the District of Columbia.