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Bus Routes Bus Routes
09/01/2017

The bus routes for the 2017-2018 school year are now available online. MCPS buses transport 103,000 students to and from school daily, travelling roughly 106,000 miles per day!

BOE Meeting 09-12-17 BOE Meeting 09-12-17
09/12/2017

The Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Sept. 12 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).

Saturday School Saturday School
09/11/2017

The George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy kicked off its 2017-2018 season of Saturday School on Sept. 9. Saturday School is a low-cost tutoring and mentoring program that provides a sixth day of learning and helps MCPS students enhance their mastery of core academic subjects. Students who are in need of additional academic support can attend sessions at one of 12 locations across Montgomery County.

Give BACKpacks Give BACKpacks Video story icon
09/08/2017

More than 18,000 students have received new backpacks filled with school supplies thanks to the generosity of MCPS staff, students, community members and businesses who donated to the “Give BACKpacks” campaign. The backpacks were sent directly to 82 schools for distribution.

First Day First Day Video story icon
09/06/2017

More than 161,000 students headed back to school Tuesday, September 5, representing an enrollment increase of more than 2,400 students over last year. To help manage this growth, MCPS opened more than 520,000 square feet of new space. This includes the brand new Silver Creek Middle School in Kensington. Welcome back, students! Have a great school year.

Back-to-School Photos Back-to-School Photos
09/05/2017

Parents and students are invited to submit their favorite first-day-of-school snapshots on Tuesday, Sept. 5. After you have snapped the moments from the first day, select your best photo and email it to pio@mcpsmd.org. For social media, parents and students can post photos on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #MCPS1stday.The pictures will be posted to the gallery.

BOE Meeting 08-31-17 BOE Meeting 08-31-17
08/31/2017

The Board of Education will meet Thursday, Aug. 31 for its regular business meeting. The closed session will begin at 9:30 a.m. with public items beginning at 11 a.m. The meeting will be live online and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34 and Verizon 36).

Community Forum Community Forum Video story icon
08/29/2017

Councilmember Craig Rice and Superintendent Jack Smith hosted a community forum Aug. 23 to discuss universal prekindergarten programs. Members of the community provided input on what they are looking for in terms of early childhood education both in current programming and possible implementation of universal prekindergarten programs.