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Browse Public Announcements for 1999 - 2000 School Year

Board of Education Seeks Applicants for Advisory Committee on Family Life and Human Development

(January 21, 2000)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking applicants to fill the following vacancies for the Advisory Committee on Family Life and Human Development: Fourteen representatives of organizatio ...(more)

Outstanding Use of the Internet to Support Teaching and Learning Featured in Maryland Public Television Video

(January 20, 2000)

Maryland Public Television has videotaped four teachers in two Montgomery County schools for a best practices video that focuses on using the Internet to support teaching and learning. The teachers we ...(more)

John F. Kennedy High School Advisory Commitee to Hold Initial Public Meeting to Outline its Plan of Work and Encourage Community Participation

(January 19, 2000)

The John F. Kennedy High School Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, February 8, 2000 (snow date February 14, 2000) at John F. Kennedy High School in the cafeteria from 7:30-8:30 ...(more)

Board of Education Prevails in United States Supreme Court over State-Mandated Holidays

(January 19, 2000)

The Board of Education prevailed this week [Tuesday, January 18, 2000] with the United States Supreme Court in defending Maryland state law prohibiting school on the Friday and Monday surrounding East ...(more)

Sixteen MCPS Students are Named Semifinalists in National Intel Science Talent Search

(January 14, 2000)

With 13 semifinalists, Montgomery Blair High School tied with a New York school for first place in the nation in number of students. Quince Orchard, Walt Whitman and Thomas S. Wootton high schools eac ...(more)

Statements in Response to the County Executive's Recommended Capital Improvements Program Budget

(January 13, 2000)

by Board of Education President Patricia B. O'Neill and Dr. Jerry D. Weast, Superintendent of SchoolsStatementsPatricia B. O'Neill, president, Board of Education: "The capital budget proposed by Mr. D ...(more)

Montgomery County Public Schools Student Transfer Application Season To Be Held February 1 Through April 1

(January 12, 2000)

Montgomery County parents who wish to request a transfer for their children from their regularly-assigned school may begin the transfer process during the upcoming transfer season, which will be held ...(more)

Montgomery County Public Schools Student Transfer Application Season To Be Held February 1 Through April 1

(January 12, 2000)

Montgomery County parents who wish to request a transfer for their children from their regularly-assigned school may begin the transfer process during the upcoming transfer season, which will be held ...(more)

Board of Education Completes First Phase of Central Office Reorganization With Key Administrative Appointments

(January 12, 2000)

The appointment by the Board of Education yesterday [Tuesday, January 11] of a new deputy superintendent for organizational development and the placement of an interim associate superintendent for ins ...(more)

Board Meeting Summary: 1/11/2000 Board Approves Effort to Strengthen Grading, Adopts Policy on Naming Schools, Appoints Senior Staff, Discusses Youth Safety with Police

(January 12, 2000)

The Board of Education met in public session yesterday [Tuesday, January 11] and, among other items, approved an effort to gain more consistency in the grading of students systemwide. The Board also a ...(more)

Board of Education Calls for Greater Consistency in Grading of Student Performance Among Schools

(January 12, 2000)

The Board of Education has called for greater consistency among schools in the grading of student performance across the school system. Yesterday [Tuesday, January 11], the Board directed the superint ...(more)

Board of Education Completes First Phase of Central Office Reorganization With Key Administrative Appointments

(January 12, 2000)

The appointment by the Board of Education yesterday [Tuesday, January 11] of a new deputy superintendent for organizational development and the placement of an interim associate superintendent for ins ...(more)

Survey of 1999 Graduates Reveals Satisfaction with their Educational Preparation as Well as High Expectations and Career Goals

(January 7, 2000)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) graduates are satisfied with their education and continue to have high expectations and career goals, according to a 1999 survey of graduating seniors. However, ...(more)

'Census in School' Project to Educate Students and Families about the Importance of Participation in Upcoming Census 2000

(January 4, 2000)

Representatives from the Bureau of the Census will join Superintendent Jerry D. Weast, Board of Education President Patricia O'Neill and other local officials to kick off the "Census in School" projec ...(more)

Board of Education Files Appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to Review Ban on the Use of Diversity in Student Transfers

(December 23, 1999)

The full text of the filing with the Supreme Court (112K Adobe Acrobat PDF file) is available at the link below.The Board of Education today [Thursday, December 23, 1999] appealed to the United States ...(more)