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Browse Public Announcements for 2012 - 2013 School Year

Mensaje del Superintendente Joshua Starr en relación a la tragedia en el estado de Connecticut

(December 15, 2012)

La indescriptible tragedia del día de ayer en Newtown, Connecticut, ha entristecido y sacudido a todos. Como padre, sufro por las familias y la comunidad de Newtown. Como educador, siento la preoc ...(more)

A Message from Superintendent Joshua Starr Concerning the Tragedy in Connecticut

(December 14, 2012)

Today’s unspeakable tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, has saddened and shaken us all. As a father, I grieve for the families and the community of Newtown. As an educator, I know the worry and concern t ...(more)

Second "What's the BIG Idea?" Podcast Features CEO of Baltimore City Schools

(December 12, 2012)

The second episode of Superintendent Joshua Starr’s podcast, “What’s the BIG Idea?” is available on the MCPS website and on iTunes. Dr. Starr began the podcast earlier this year to explore the iss ...(more)

Board of Education Elects Officers; Hears Presentation on Proposed Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Budget, Makes Committee Appointments, and Discusses Seven Keys Data

(December 12, 2012)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board elected its offic ...(more)

Christopher Barclay Selected as President of the Board of Education

(December 11, 2012)

Philip Kauffman selected as vice president Christopher S. Barclay was unanimously selected by his colleagues today (Dec. 11, 2012) to serve as president of the Board of Education for the second tim ...(more)

Superintendent Establishes Work Group to Study Bell Times

(December 11, 2012)

Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr announced today (December 11, 2012) the establishment of a work group to study the issue of school bell times.   The work group will look at past repo ...(more)

Superintendent Recommends $2.22 Billion Operating Budget

(December 11, 2012)

Budget is less than 0.5% over minimum funding floor; Focus on managing growth and preparing for the future Superintendent Joshua P. Starr released his recommended operating budget for Fiscal Year ...(more)

Media Advisory: Press Availability Today (December 11) with Superintendent Starr

(December 7, 2012)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua P. Starr will hold a media availability TODAY, December 11, at 12:45 p.m. to discuss his Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Operating Budget recommenda ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, December 11

(December 7, 2012)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m., wit ...(more)

Superintendent to Hold Book Club Event on Jan. 8

(December 6, 2012)

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr will host his first Book Club discussion of the school year on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 7 p.m., in the auditorium of the Carver Educational Serv ...(more)

Newly Elected Board of Education Member To Be Sworn In Dec. 4

(December 3, 2012)

Newly elected member of the Board of Education, Rebecca Smondrowski (District 2), and two returning members of the Board, Christopher Barclay (District 4) and Philip Kauffman (At-large), will be sworn ...(more)

Media Advisory: Superintendent Starr to Hold First Community Day Event on Nov. 29 (Corrected)

(November 28, 2012)

NOTE: This advisory is being resent with a revised list of upcoming Community Day events. Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr will hold his first Community Day event of the 2012-2013 school y ...(more)

Advanced Placement Participation and Success Grows in MCPS

(November 28, 2012)

Record number of AP exams taken in 2012 Students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) took a record number of Advanced Placement (AP) exams in 2012, and the district saw a significant in ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Amendments to Capital Improvements Program

(November 19, 2012)

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved amendments to the district’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) that will help plan for future growth in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), whil ...(more)

Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2013-2014; Takes Tentative Action on a Policy, and Discusses State Regulatory Changes Concerning Suspensions

(November 16, 2012)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. Among other items, the Board set the school ye ...(more)