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PreK/Head Start Registration PreK/Head Start Registration
07/17/2017

Registration continues through the summer for Prekindergarten and Head Start programs for children who will be 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2017. MCPS offers a free, half-day prekindergarten program in schools throughout the county for income-eligible families. This program gives children the skills and knowledge they need to be ready for kindergarten. Spaces are still available for the 2017-2018 program.

Drive for Supplies Drive for Supplies
07/13/2017

Families and representatives from nonprofits can pick up free school supplies at the annual Drive for Supplies celebration on Monday, July 17. The supplies were donated by students and staff at dozens of MCPS schools and several offices. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Richard Montgomery High School.

BOE Meeting 07-11-17 BOE Meeting 07-11-17
07/11/2017

The Board of Education will meet Tuesday, July 11 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).

Religious Literacy Religious Literacy
07/07/2017

MCPS teachers and staff participated in a 5-day religious literacy training program to learn more about the diverse religions and cultures represented in the local community. The program was organized by Walter Johnson High School teacher Christopher Murray to help teachers deepen their understanding of the diversity that exists in MCPS and encourage them to become more compassionate and empathetic.

SMOB SMOB
07/07/2017

Matthew Post, a rising senior at Sherwood High School, was sworn in as the 40th Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) July 6. Post was elected to serve a one-year term in April by middle and high school students.

Summer Meals Summer Meals
07/07/2017

Students in many summer school or recreation programs will be provided meals as part of the Montgomery County summer food program. The program ensures that children continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer months when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. The free meals will be distributed at approximately 120 sites throughout the county every weekday starting June 19. Children 18 and younger are eligible to receive the meals.

ED Foundation ED Foundation
07/05/2017

Eighty-six MCPS students were honored by the MCPS Educational Foundation at a reception on Tuesday, June 27. The students were selected to receive college scholarships from Maryland state lawmakers and had an opportunity to meet the legislators and members of the Board of Education at the event.

Summer Meals Summer Meals
07/05/2017

Students in many summer school or recreation programs will be provided meals as part of the Montgomery County summer food program. The program ensures that children continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer months when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. The free meals will be distributed at approximately 120 sites throughout the county every weekday starting June 21 and ending Aug. 26 (except July 4). Children 18 and younger are eligible to receive the meals.