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MCPS Students Selected as Finalists in Gaithersburg Book Festival Short Story Contest

(March 31, 2015)

Three Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been selected as finalists in the 2015 Gaithersburg Book Festival High School Student Short Story Contest. The MCPS students are among a tot ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses Social Emotional Learning; Makes Administrative Appointments

(March 31, 2015)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board heard a presentation ...(more)

“5th Grade Challenge” Event to Support MCPS Educational Foundation

(March 31, 2015)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Educational Foundation will hold its third annual “Are You Up to the 5th Grade Challenge?” event on Monday, April 20. The fun event will ...(more)

MCPS to Make Up One Snow Day on Monday, June 15

(March 30, 2015)

State Superintendent grants waiver request for 2 days Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery has approved a plan that will allow Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to go two d ...(more)

Board Statement on Additional School Construction Funding from the State

(March 27, 2015)

Statement from Montgomery County Board of Education President Patricia B. O’Neill on Additional School Construction Funding from the State   “We are very appreciative of additiona ...(more)

Community Input on Superintendent Search Summarized in Report

(March 26, 2015)

Desired characteristics for superintendent developed The Montgomery County Board of Education has released a report on the desired characteristics that community members and stakeholders would like ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, March 30

(March 26, 2015)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m., with publi ...(more)

Northwest High School Nominated for 2015 Green Ribbon Schools Award

(March 24, 2015)

Northwest High School has been nominated by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for the National Green Ribbon Schools Award. The Germantown school was one of two schools nominated by MSD ...(more)

Interim Superintendent Recommends that Tilden Middle School and Rock Terrace School Share a New Facility

(March 23, 2015)

Interim Superintendent Larry A. Bowers is recommending that Tilden Middle School and Rock Terrace School share a new facility to maximize opportunities for students with disabilities to receive instru ...(more)

Hundreds of Montgomery County Students to Learn the Science of Bread Baking; Will Donate Loaves to Interfaith Works

(March 20, 2015)

Approximately 350 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students will visit Johns Hopkins University on Monday, March 30, to learn the science of bread baking. Fourth grade students from four elemen ...(more)

MCPS Seeks Waiver From State for Snow Days

(March 18, 2015)

If needed, days will be made up at the end of the school year   Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is requesting a waiver from the Maryland State Board of Education that will allow the ...(more)

Board President, Interim Superintendent React to County Executive’s Recommended Budget for MCPS

(March 16, 2015)

Statements from Board of Education President Patricia B. O’Neill and Interim Superintendent Larry A. Bowers on Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett’s Recommended Operating Budget P ...(more)

Head of MCPS’ Food and Nutrition Office Named Hero Against Hunger by Manna Food

(March 13, 2015)

Marla Caplon, director of the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Division of Food and Nutrition Services, was honored on March 12 as a “Hero Against Hunger” by Manna Food Center, a no ...(more)

MCPS Student Wins First Place in Intel Science Talent Search

(March 11, 2015)

Michael H. Winer, a student at Montgomery Blair High School, has been named one of three first-place winners in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search. Mr. Winer won the First Place Medal of Distinction ...(more)

Board of Education Hears Presentation on PARCC Assessments; Discusses Unaccompanied Minors and Positions on Legislation

(March 11, 2015)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board heard a presentation ...(more)