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Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Final List Includes 15 School Closures for Tues., Sept. 23

(September 23, 2003)

The final list of schools closed today, Tuesday, September 23, because of continuing power outages includes 15 schools -- with the addition of three new schools. All other Montgomery County Public Sch ...(more)

Potential Schools Closings Reduced to 16 for Tuesday

(September 22, 2003)

The original list of schools without electrical power has been reduced to 16 schools -- with the addition of one new school (Somerset Elementary) -- that may remain closed for Tuesday, September 23, a ...(more)

All but 24 Schools Set to Open Tues., September 23

(September 22, 2003)

Twenty-four schools may remain closed for Tuesday, September 23, as a result of the continuing power outages from Hurricane Isabel, while all other Montgomery County Public Schools (167) will open on ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Canceled Monday, Sept. 22

(September 21, 2003)

The Board of Education meeting scheduled for Monday evening, September 22, 2003 has been canceled. The cancellation followed disruptions caused by the effects of Hurricane Isabel, including the loss o ...(more)

51 Schools Without Power Prompts System Closure

(September 21, 2003)

All Montgomery County Public Schools are closed for Monday, September 22, due to the continuing effects of Hurricane Isabel, including at least 51 schools without power. The central administrative off ...(more)

Schools & Offices Closed, Activities Canceled Friday

(September 18, 2003)

All professional development and staff training programs and student and community activities scheduled for Friday, September 19, for the Montgomery County Public Schools are canceled because of conti ...(more)

Schools & Offices Closed Thurs. for Hurricane Isabel

(September 17, 2003)

All Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today, Thursday, September 18, in preparation of emergency conditions expected from Hurricane Isabel. All afternoon and evening student activities are c ...(more)

Schools Begin Preparations for Hurricane Isabel

(September 15, 2003)

All principals of the Montgomery County Public Schools were provided an update today [Monday, September 15] in preparation for the potential landfall of Hurricane Isabel somewhere along the east coast ...(more)

Montgomery County Hurricane Information

(September 15, 2003)

The following two links provide information about Montgomery County's readiness efforts for Hurricane Isabel and general emergency preparedness. ...(more)

NOAA Hurricane Information

(September 15, 2003)

The following link is to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's website on Hurricane Isabel. ...(more)

FEMA Hurricane Information

(September 15, 2003)

The following link is to the Federal Emergency Management Administration website on Hurricane Isabel. ...(more)

Call-in TV Program to Address Grading & Reporting Policy

(September 15, 2003)

Viewpoint: Grading and Reporting Policy, a live call-in television program, will air on Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Cable Channel 34 on Thursday, September 25, from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m. C ...(more)

Board Urges PTA Support of School Construction

(September 11, 2003)

Montgomery County Board of Education President Patricia B. O'Neill has urged local and county PTA leaders to support significant improvements in construction funding as the Montgomery County Public Sc ...(more)

Highlights of Board of Education Meeting for Sept. 9

(September 10, 2003)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [September 9] and, among other items, postponed implementation of the revised Grading and Reporting Policy, reviewed the operation of the opening week of school, ...(more)

Implementation Halted for Revised Grading Policy

(September 10, 2003)

The implementation of the revised policy on how grades are determined and reported in the Montgomery County Public Schools has been temporarily postponed, following recognition by the Board of Educati ...(more)