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Browse Public Announcements for 2012 - 2013 School Year

MCPS, Montgomery College and Universities at Shady Grove Announce Program to Improve College Enrollment and Completion

(September 13, 2012)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Montgomery College and the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) have partnered to launch the Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) program to create ...(more)

137 Students Are National Merit Semifinalists

(September 12, 2012)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has 137 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in the 2013 competition. The semifinalists will go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be offer ...(more)

Superintendent Discusses Programmatic Improvements at Wheaton and Edison High Schools

(September 11, 2012)

Superintendent Joshua P. Starr is recommending new, innovative programs and learning opportunities for Wheaton High School and the Thomas Edison High School of Technology that will enhance efforts to ...(more)

MCPS to Consider Districtwide Concussion Testing Program

(September 11, 2012)

Superintendent Joshua P. Starr announced today that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is considering a districtwide baseline testing program to assist in identifying student-athletes who suffer ...(more)

MCPS, Montgomery College and Universities at Shady Grove to Announce Collaborative Effort to Increase College Completion (Thursday, September 13)

(September 10, 2012)

Montgomery College, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) will launch a new program designed to provide a seamless educational pathway from high school to c ...(more)

Rachel Carson ES Named a National Blue Ribbon School

(September 7, 2012)

Rachel Carson Elementary School has been named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.  The Gaithersburg school was honored for its outstanding academic perfor ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Work Session, Regular Meeting on September 11

(September 6, 2012)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The Board will hold a work session from ...(more)

White House Honors Rockwell Elementary School Teacher as “Champion of Change”

(August 31, 2012)

A Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teacher at Lois P. Rockwell Elementary School has been named a “Champion of Change” by the White House and the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational ...(more)

The 2012-2013 School Year Begins with Record Enrollment; New Elementary School

(August 27, 2012)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) kicks off the 2012-2013 school year today (August 27, 2012) with the highest enrollment in the district’s history and the opening of a brand new school in Silve ...(more)

Thousands Attend MCPS Back-to-School Fair

(August 25, 2012)

More than 10,000 students and their families packed the grounds of Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville for the annual Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Back-to-School Fair. &nbs ...(more)

Two MCPS High Schools are First in Maryland to Offer New IB Program

(August 24, 2012)

Rockville High School and Watkins Mill High School are the first two schools in Maryland authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate Career-related Certificate (IBCC) program. There are only 1 ...(more)

Board Votes on Subdivision Staging Policy; Holds Work Session on Strategic Plan Guiding Tenets

(August 24, 2012)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Thursday, August 23, 2012, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board discussed the Mont ...(more)

MCPS to Hold Back-to-School Fair and Opening Day Press Event to Celebrate the Start of the 2012-2013 School Year

(August 24, 2012)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will celebrate the start of the 2012-2013 school year with two events that the media are welcome to attend—the annual Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, August 25 ...(more)

ACT Participation Grows, Scores Remain Strong

(August 22, 2012)

A record number of Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) graduates from the Class of 2012 took the ACT and consistently outscored their peers in the state of Maryland and across the nation. More ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Thursday, August 23

(August 21, 2012)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Dr. in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., with publi ...(more)