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Browse Public Announcements for 2004 - 2005 School Year

Board to Interview Four District 5 Candidates

(November 11, 2004)

The Board of Education has selected four candidates from among the seven individuals who applied to become the District 5 representative following the resignation of Dr. Henry Lee. The term will end ...(more)

Board Approves Health Curriculum Revisions

(November 10, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday, November 9, and, among other items, approved policies on strategic planning and school counseling programs and services. The Board also approved material and cu ...(more)

Parent Approval Still Required for Family Life Class

(November 10, 2004)

No changes were made yesterday [Tuesday, November 9] by the Board of Education in the requirement that parents sign a written approval before their child can attend a class on family life and human se ...(more)

Lead Tests for 25 Additional Schools are Released

(November 8, 2004)

The analysis of water sample tests for elevated levels of lead at an additional 25 schools has been completed. Thus far, 132 schools have received completed test results (see attachment), and work co ...(more)

Report Cards to be Distributed on November 11

(November 8, 2004)

Report cards for the first marking period of the 2004-2005 school year will be sent home with students on Thursday, November 11. For the first time, report cards for students in elementary and middle ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tues., November 9

(November 8, 2004)

Agenda 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Veterans' Day (A) 1.3 American Education Week (A) 10:30 Public Comments 11:00 2.0 Final Action on Polic ...(more)

Magruder Principal Wins Wash. Post Leadership Award

(November 4, 2004)

Dr. David I. Steinberg, principal of Col. Zadok Magruder High School, has been selected to receive the 2004 Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award for Montgomery County. In his ...(more)

Technology Helps Teachers Assess Student Progress

(November 3, 2004)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is integrating new technology and assessments into the classroom to support the work of teachers in diagnosing and guiding students' academic progress. The new ...(more)

Superintendent Proposes CIP Amendments

(October 28, 2004)

Four amendments to the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Capital Improvements Program (CIP) budget, ranging from facility planning to technology modernization, and four supplements, including lo ...(more)

New Technology Available to Assess Student Progress

(October 28, 2004)

Teachers are using handheld computers to automate the process for assessing reading levels of students in Grades K-2. The handheld devices allow teachers to calculate, record, and graph scores in a m ...(more)

Board Seeks Applicants for District 5 Vacancy

(October 26, 2004)

Individuals who live in Board of Education District 5 in eastern Montgomery County are invited to apply for the vacancy created by the resignation of Henry Lee from the Montgomery County Board of Educ ...(more)

Board Approves Format for Budget Hearings

(October 26, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Monday, October 25, and, among other items, reviewed an update on the strategic planning community forums and approved a format for public hearings on the operating budge ...(more)

Lead in Water Results Released for 20 Schools

(October 25, 2004)

The analysis of water sample tests for elevated levels of lead at an additional 20 schools has been completed. Thus far, 107 schools have received completed test results, and work continues by the Mo ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, October 25, 2004

(October 22, 2004)

Agenda for Monday, October 25, 2004 8:00 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 8:05 Public Comments 8:35 2.0 Consent Items Facilities 2.1.1 Architectural Appoin ...(more)

Board of Education Honors 11 Groups & Individuals

(October 20, 2004)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is honoring 11 individuals and organizations in its eighth annual awards program for distinguished service to public education. The ceremony will be held at t ...(more)