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Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Wednesday March 21, 2018 due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. All administrative offices are open. Day care programs in school buildings may remain open as scheduled. MCPS will reevaluate this decision by 5:00 a.m. to determine if closure of offices is necessary.

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Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) permanecerán cerradas el miércoles, 21 de marzo de 2018 debido a las condiciones del tiempo. Todas las actividades escolares y comunitarias en los edificios escolares quedan canceladas. Las oficinas administrativas abrirán en horario regular. Los programas de cuidado infantil en los edificios escolares podrán operar en horario regular. MCPS reevaluará esta decisión a las 5:00 a.m. para determinar si es necesario cerras las oficinas administrativas.

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Media Advisory: Superintendent Starr to Hold Student Town Hall Meeting Tomorrow, Jan. 29

January 28, 2013
Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr will hold his fourth Student Town Hall meeting of the school year tomorrow, January 29, 2013, at Paint Branch High School. Dr. Starr will answer questions from students in the studio audience as well as questions submitted in advance by email and Twitter. The event, hosted by Student Member of the Board John Mannes, will be webcast live at and broadcast live on MCPS TV.

The town halls are an opportunity for Dr. Starr to hear directly from students about issues that are important to them. For more information, visit the
Student Town Hall website.

What: Superintendent’s Student Town Hall

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, from 10:55 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.

Where: Paint Branch High School, 14121 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, Maryland 20866

Who: Dr. Joshua P. Starr, Superintendent of Schools, and John Mannes, Student Member of the Montgomery County Board of Education

Students can submit questions in advance of the Town Hall by email to, or to the @MCPS Twitter, using the hashtag #studenttownhall.

Media interested in attending the event can contact Dana Tofig at

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