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Urgent Update: Due to unsafe road conditions affecting school transportation, Montgomery County Public Schools is now closing schools today, January 17, 2018. All school-sponsored and community-use activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices are open on time. Day care programs in school buildings may remain open as scheduled.

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Actualización urgente: debido a las condiciones de peligro en las carreteras que afectan los autobuses escolares, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery permanecerán cerradas hoy 17 de enero de 2018. Las oficinas administrativas abrirán en horario regular. Los programas de cuido en los edificios escolares podrán permanecer abiertos según su horario regular.

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CTE Study CTE Study Video story icon

MCPS has released its comprehensive study of Career and Technology Education (CTE) programs. The study was commissioned by the Board of Education to assess the district’s current programs and efforts to prepare all students for non-remedial postsecondary education and high-demand fields of employment.

Over the next several months, MCPS will engage with the community to discuss the report’s findings and recommendations and will map out a short-and long-term implementation strategy for the superintendent and Board’s consideration.


Homework Hotline Live! (HHL) is back for its 32nd season, offering students in grades K-12 with free homework help from MCPS teachers. Starting Tuesday, Sept. 26, the show will air live on TV from 4:30–6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. HHL teachers will also answer questions online, Tuesday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Mondays.

Seneca Valley HS Seneca Valley HS Video story icon

Community leaders gathered Sept. 18 to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Seneca Valley High School. The revitalization/expansion project will replace the current school, which was built in 1974. The 439,346-square-foot building will have a projected capacity of 2,423 students and is expected to open for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Kemp Mill ES Kemp Mill ES Video story icon

Learn more about the district’s only two-way immersion program at Kemp Mill Elementary School. Two-Way Immersion programs allow students, whether they are heritage speakers of a minority language or native English speakers, to acquire two languages through all the subjects of the curriculum.

Parent Academy Parent Academy

The MCPS Parent Academy is back in session this fall with an exciting lineup of free workshops for parents. A wide array of topics will be covered during the fall session including college and career planning, active parenting, and cybersafety and social media. Childcare and interpretation services are provided at all classes.

BOE Meeting 09-12-17 BOE Meeting 09-12-17

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

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

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.