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Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late on Thursday, March 22, 2018, due to emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at 10:50 a.m. or earlier are canceled. Administrative offices will open on time. Day care programs in school buildings may remain open as scheduled. MCPS will continue to monitor the roadways and, if school closure is necessary, an announcement will be made by 7:00 a.m.

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Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) abrirán dos horas más tarde el jueves, 22 de marzo de 2018 debido a las condiciones del tiempo. El servicio de autobús escolar será provisto con dos horas de retraso. Los programas de prekindergarten, los programas de Head Start en la mañana, otros programas de medio día durante horas de la mañana y excursiones escolares quedan canceladas. Actividades y programas que comienzan a las 10:50 a.m. o antes quedan canceladas. Las oficinas administrativas abrirán en horario regular. Los programas de cuidado infantil en los edificios escolares podrán abrir en horario regular. MCPS continuará monitoreando las condiciones en las carreteras y, de ser necesario un cierre escolar, se hará un anuncio a las 7:00 a.m.

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Founder of Earth Day Honored at Oakland Terrace ES

April 25, 2005
Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan honored U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, the founder of Earth Day and Montgomery County resident, for his lifelong contributions on behalf of the environment.

The event took place at Oakland Terrace Elementary School on Friday, April 22, at 11:00 a.m. Senator Nelson’s grandson attends Oakland Terrace Elementary School.
Duncan was joined by Senator Nelson and his family and Oakland Terrace Elementary School Principal Cheryl Pulliam.

Highlights of the ceremony included:

Performance by Grammy-award winners Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, who sang two original environmentally-oriented songs.
Dedication and planting of a tree in Senator Nelson’s honor.
Environmental song by a first grade class that includes Senator Nelson’s grandson.
Reading of a poem written by fifth grade twins who are on the school’s recycling team.

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