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Browse Public Announcements for 1999 - 2000 School Year

Team From Montgomery Blair High School Wins Second Place in International Knowledge Master Open

(December 23, 1999)

A team of 18 students from Montgomery Blair High School has won second place in the fall 1999 international Knowledge Master Open, furthering the record of exceptional performance by county public sch ...(more)

Special Education Degree Program

(December 23, 1999)

MCPS, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, is offering a master's program in special education. Information on the program will be made available during two orientation sessions on January ...(more)

Board of Education Files Appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to Review Ban on the Use of Diversity in Student Transfers

(December 23, 1999)

The Board of Education today [Thursday, December 23] appealed to the United States Supreme Court to review the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond prohibiting any consi ...(more)

Operating Budget Hearings

(December 22, 1999)

The following is the schedule of public hearings before the Board of Education on the recommended operating budget for the Montgomery County Public Schools, including the time allocations for presenta ...(more)

Kindergarten will be Redesigned with Focus on Literacy as Part of the 'Early Success' Initiative

(December 21, 1999)

The Board of Education has authorized the superintendent to redesign the Kindergarten curriculum in order to improve the focus on reading, writing and mathematics.Both full-day and half-day Kindergart ...(more)

Fact Sheet: Proposed Change in Kindergarten Curriculum

(December 17, 1999)

[The following is the text of a "Fact Sheet" on the decision by the Board of Education this week to initiate a revision to the Kindergarten curriculum. The "fact sheet" was provided today (Friday, Dec ...(more)

Y2K Readiness: All Montgomery County Public Schools Computer Systems are 'Go' for Year 2000

(December 17, 1999)

When Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students leave for the winter break on December 23, the final preparations for the transition to year 2000 will be implemented to ensure that schools will ...(more)

Six Newly-Appointed Community Superintendents to Assume Cluster Assignments Beginning in February

(December 17, 1999)

Cluster assignments for the six community superintendents appointed recently have been made. Each community superintendent will oversee approximately 30-36 schools. The cluster assignments listed be ...(more)

Dr. Weast's Memo on Kindergarten Redesign

(December 17, 1999)

[The following is the text of a memorandum delivered today (Friday, December 17) from Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, on the proposed redesign of the Kindergarten curriculum. The memor ...(more)

All Montgomery County Public Schools Computer Systems are 'Go' for Year 2000

(December 17, 1999)

When Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students leave for the winter break on December 23, the final preparations for the transition to year 2000 will be implemented to ensure that schools will ...(more)

Calendar of Major Events Set for Election of the Student Member of the Board of Education

(December 15, 1999)

The Board of Education has approved a calendar of events for the election of the 23rd student member of the Board of Education. The calendar was submitted by the Montgomery County Region of the Maryla ...(more)

Montgomery County Board of Education Elects Patricia O'Neill as President and Kermit V. Burnett as Vice President

(December 15, 1999)

Patricia O'Neill, the current vice president of the Board of Education, was elected president of the Board for a one-year term. Kermit V. Burnett was chosen as vice president for a one-year term. Th ...(more)

Montgomery County Board of Education Elects Patricia O'Neill as President and Kermit V. Burnett as Vice President

(December 14, 1999)

Patricia O'Neill, the current vice president of the Board of Education, was elected president of the Board for a one-year term. Kermit V. Burnett was chosen as vice president for a one-year term. The ...(more)

Board Meeting Summary: Board Elects Officers, Approves Kindergarten Curriculum Revision and Temporary Changes in the Student Transfer Policy

(December 14, 1999)

The Board of Education met yesterday [Tuesday, December 14] and, among other items, elected a president and vice president of the Board and approved three administrative appointments. The Board approv ...(more)

Music and Art NOT Eliminated from Kindergarten Curriculum

(December 13, 1999)

There is no proposal to eliminate arts and music from the Kindergarten program or anywhere else. The plan approved yesterday [Tuesday, December 14] by the Board of Education would strengthen the Kind ...(more)