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Car and Computer Sale Car and Computer Sale

Students from the Automotive Trades and Information Technology foundations will hold a used car and computer sale from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Feb. 24 at Damascus High School, 25921 Ridge Road. The sale provides students the opportunity to practice their sales skills, earn Student Service Learning hours and be involved in their community.

BOE 2-13-18 BOE 2-13-18

The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold an all-day business meeting on Feb., 13. The closed session will begin at 8:30 a.m. with public agenda items starting at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36, RCN Channel 88, and online.


More than 800 students and their families attended the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair held Feb. 9 at Albert Einstein High School. Students had the opportunity to meet with college representatives and MCPS seniors were able to apply for on-the-spot admissions and scholarships.

Choose Respect Choose Respect Video story icon

The 9th Annual Choose Respect Montgomery Conference for teens, parents and youth service providers will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. on April 15 at Richard Montgomery High School. Conference registration opens on March 1. The Choose Respect video PSA contest is accepting entries until March 16. The contest is open to students in Grades 6-12 and challenges them to create a video PSA that promotes awareness of dating abuse among teens.

Pom Competition Pom Competition

Teams from MCPS high schools participated in the 2018 Pompon competition on Feb. 3. The spirited event showcased the talent of the squads.

Winter Weather Winter Weather

MCPS offers numerous ways to learn about school closures, delayed openings and early dismissals due to inclement weather. Learn more about weather decisions and how to stay in touch with MCPS at the links below.

Rosa Parks Rosa Parks Video story icon

Board of Education member Jeanette Dixon visited Rosa Parks Middle School on Feb. 2 to present the school's principal, Jewel Sanders, a first printing of a U.S. Postal Service Rosa Parks stamp. The school will proudly showcase this example of its namesake.

College and Career Readiness College and Career Readiness Video story icon

At a recent College & Career Readiness Night held at Gaithersburg High School, hundreds of parents and students received information about career pathways and planning for college. Learn about the many options MCPS offers in preparing students for college and career in the latest MCPS Spotlight.