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Browse Public Announcements for 2011 - 2012 School Year

Superintendent's Second Book Club Features Author Daniel Pink

(January 12, 2012)

Superintendent Joshua P. Starr will host his second Book Club discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 31, featuring the book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, by Daniel Pink. Mr. Pink and other ...(more)

Fourteen MCPS Students Named Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalists

(January 12, 2012)

Fourteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been selected as semifinalists for the 2012 Intel Science Talent Search, one of the most prestigious precollegiate science competitions i ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses Professional Development, Annual Report

(January 11, 2012)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board discussed the district’ ...(more)

Fifteen MCPS Students Receive Full-paid "Posse" Scholarships

(January 10, 2012)

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been named recipients of full-paid, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation. The Posse program identifies public high ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, January 10, 2012

(January 6, 2012)

The Montgomery Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville. The public portion of the meeting will begin at 10 ...(more)

Statement on the Death of Roscoe R. Nix

(January 5, 2012)

Civil Rights Leader Roscoe R. Nix, a member of the Montgomery County Board of Education from 1974 to 1978, passed away on Wednesday. Mr. Nix served as Director of the Maryland Human Relations Commissi ...(more)

Three Modernized Schools Open to Students and Staff

(January 4, 2012)

Projects Completed On Time and On Budget Nearly 1,300 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students returned from winter break Wednesday (January 4) to newly modernized schools that are state of ...(more)

Sixty MCPS Teachers Achieve National Board Certification

(December 13, 2011)

Sixty Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) educators achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in 2011. This brings the number of Board-certified ...(more)

MCPS Students Take More Than 31,700 AP Exams in 2011

(December 12, 2011)

More African American, Hispanic Students Participating Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students took more than 31,700 Advanced Placement (AP) exams in 2011—an all-time high for the dis ...(more)

Deputy Superintendent Frieda Lacey to Retire in June after 41 Years

(December 9, 2011)

Career at MCPS has Focused on Equity and Excellence for All Deputy Superintendent of Schools Frieda K. Lacey has announced her plans to retire at the end of the current school year. Dr. ...(more)

Board of Education Elects Officers; Discusses Curriculum, Seven Keys Data

(December 9, 2011)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board elected its officer ...(more)

Superintendent Releases Report on Listen and Learn Sessions, Student Town Halls

(December 8, 2011)

Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr has released a summary report on the Listen and Learn events held over the past three months with the community, staff and students. More than 1,800 p ...(more)

Superintendent Recommends $2.13 Billion Operating Budget for Next Fiscal Year

(December 7, 2011)

Dr. Starr's Budget Seeks Smallest Increase in 12 Years and Recognizes the District's Outstanding Employees Note: Watch Dr. Starr's Budget Presentation on the MCPS Budget Website  Super ...(more)

Shirley Brandman Elected Board of Education President

(December 6, 2011)

Christopher Barclay Elected Vice President Shirley Brandman was unanimously elected by her colleagues today (Dec. 6) as President of the Board of Education and Christopher Barclay was unanimously e ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Superintendent Starr to Present Budget and Priorities

(December 5, 2011)

Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr will present his Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Operating Budget recommendation for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. At the p ...(more)