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Browse Public Announcements for 2008 - 2009 School Year

Weast Testifies on HSAs Before Maryland State Board of Education

(October 28, 2008)

The following is testimony provided by Dr. Jerry, D. Weast, superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools, at the October 28, 2008, meeting of the Maryland State Board of Education. The testimon ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses Foreign Language Offerings

(October 28, 2008)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Monday, October 27, and, among other items, engaged in a dialogue on the school system’s foreign language offerings and recognized the contributions of ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Monday, October 27

(October 23, 2008)

Agenda 5:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 6:00 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Recognition of Eric Kuhn (A) 6:15 ...(more)

ASK MCPS Drop-In Coffee to Feature Expert on Family Engagement

(October 21, 2008)

ASK MCPS Drop-In Coffee To Feature National Expert on Family Engagement from the Harvard Graduate School of Education Dr. Karen Mapp Will Speak with Parents and Share Ways that Families and Schools ...(more)

Board of Education Honors Distinguished Service to Education

(October 17, 2008)

Board of Education Honors 17 for Distinguished Service to Public Education The Montgomery County Board of Education will honor 17 individuals and organizations for Distinguished Service to Public E ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Master Plan, Discusses Enrollment Trends

(October 16, 2008)

Montgomery Board of Education Approves Master Plan, Discusses Enrollment Trends, Capital Improvements Program The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, October 14, and, among othe ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tuesday, October 14

(October 13, 2008)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION Agenda 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.1 Approval of the A ...(more)

MCPS Celebrates Walk to School Day

(October 9, 2008)

Montgomery County Public Schools celebrated International Walk to School Day on October 8 as children, parents, teachers and community members in many elementary schools around Montgomery County began ...(more)

New Book Focuses on Character Education Programs

(October 8, 2008)

State Superintendent Visits Newport Mill Middle School to Introduce New Book on Character Education State Superintendent of Schools Nancy Grasmick visited Newport Mill Middle School in Kensington t ...(more)

Drew Elementary Wins National Award for Arts Program

(October 6, 2008)

Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary School has won a national award for its exemplary arts education program. Drew was one of five schools in the nation chosen as John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing ...(more)

18 Seniors Named National Achievement Semifinalists

(October 2, 2008)

Eighteen seniors from 14 high schools in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have been named semifinalists in the 45th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program for outstanding African Ameri ...(more)

MCPS Celebrates Homegrown School Lunch Week

(September 23, 2008)

Takoma Park Middle School Helps Launch Homegrown School Lunch Week Takoma Park Middle School students were joined by local, state, and federal officials; farmers; and nutrition specialists today to ...(more)

Greencastle ES Teacher Wins American Star of Teaching Award

(September 23, 2008)

Greencastle Elementary School Teacher Honored as American Star of Teaching for Maryland Amy Corbman, a second grade teacher at Greencastle Elementary School, was honored today by the U.S. Departmen ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses Grading and Reporting Policy, Approves Two Appointments

(September 23, 2008)

ROCKVILLE, MD—The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Monday, September 22, and, among other items, discussed the implementation of Policy IKA, Grading and Reporting, and specific changes in g ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Monday, September 22

(September 18, 2008)

Agenda 5:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 6:00 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Walk to School Day (A) 2.3 Nationa ...(more)