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Browse Public Announcements for 1999 - 2000 School Year

Students and Teacher Will Travel to Hawaii to Help Produce NASA Webcasts Using Satellite Imagery

(April 19, 2000)

Northwest High School science resource teacher Kathy Bender and two of the students in her satellite imagery class will travel to Hawaii in May to help produce a series of live webcasts and to film fo ...(more)

Four Twelfth Grade Students Named Semifinalists for 2000 Presidential Scholars Awards

(April 17, 2000)

Four high school seniors have been named semifinalists for the 2000 Presidential Scholars awards, one of the highest honors given to high school seniors in the United States.The students are among 550 ...(more)

Kindergarten Article in "Education Week"

(April 13, 2000)

An excellent article about the kindergarten initiative in MCPS, as well as other related national issues, can be found in the current edition of "Education Week." The article focuses on the successful ...(more)

Three Schools Earn Marriott 'Spirit to Serve' Awards for Outstanding Community Service

(April 13, 2000)

Three Montgomery County Public Schools have been honored for outstanding community service programs in the first-ever Marriott Spirit to Serve Awards for Outstanding Schools.The awards were created by ...(more)

Board Authorizes Task Force to Study School Resource Officer Program, Reviews Transfer Policy Options, and Appoints Seven Administrators

(April 12, 2000)

The Board of Education met yesterday [Tuesday, April 11] and, among other items, discussed the implications of the Eisenberg decision on the transfer policy and authorized a task force to study the fe ...(more)

Grants of Almost $1.5 Million from Howard Hughes Medical Institute to Provide Student and Teacher Research Internships at NIH

(April 11, 2000)

Dozens of high school students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be able to conduct research in National Institutes of Health (NIH) laboratories, thanks to two grants from the Howard Hug ...(more)

Partnership with American University to Provide Constitutional Law Course for Students at John F. Kennedy High School

(April 10, 2000)

John F. Kennedy High School will offer constitutional law instruction to students beginning next fall as the result of a new partnership with American University in Washington, D.C. American Universi ...(more)

Testimony before the Montgomery County Council on the Fiscal Year 2001 Operating Budget

(April 7, 2000)

Presented byPatricia B. O'Neill, President, Board of EducationApril 6, 2000The Board urges the Montgomery County Council to fully fund its FY 2001 Operating Budget Request. The Board of Education and ...(more)

Board of Education Agenda for April 11, 2000

(April 7, 2000)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATIONAGENDAApril 11, 2000(A) Action(D) Discussion(I) Information(R) RecognitionTuesday, April 11, 2000 10:00 a. m.*9:00 a.m. Closed Session10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1. ...(more)

Reading Article in Baltimore Sun

(April 6, 2000)

An excellent article on the reading program and new initiatives of the Montgomery County Public Schools was published today [Thursday, April 6] in the Baltimore Sun entitled "Bellwether district for t ...(more)

Upcoming Events

(April 5, 2000)

April 6 'Imagine Wootton..' Event to Celebrate Tolerance and DiversityThe Student Government Association at Thomas S. Wootton High School is sponsoring a special event called "Imagine Wootto ...(more)

Student Information System To Be Taken Offline for One Year as Program Development Continues

(April 4, 2000)

The Student Information System, which has had unforeseen technical and operating problems since its implementation last fall, will be taken offline at the end of the current school year and exchanged ...(more)

Large Crowd Urges Full Funding of School Budget at County Council Hearing

(April 4, 2000)

A standing-room only crowd of parents, principals, and school system staff filled the County Council auditorium last night [Monday, April 3] in support for the school system's operating budget. The l ...(more)

Career Opportunities Available to Students are Highlighted in 15th Annual Career and Technology Education Awards Ceremony

(April 3, 2000)

Forty students enrolled in a range of career-focused programs in Montgomery County Public Schools' (MCPS) Career and Technology Education Program will be honored for their achievements at an awards ce ...(more)

Career Opportunities Available to Students are Highlighted in 15th Annual Career and Technology Education Awards Ceremony

(April 3, 2000)

Forty students enrolled in a range of career-focused programs in Montgomery County Public Schools' (MCPS) Career and Technology Education Program will be honored for their achievements at an awards ce ...(more)