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EMERGENCY MESSAGE: 3/21/2018 at 6:57 PM -- Refresh page to update message

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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Kindergarten Orientation Begins March 31

March 27, 2014
Kindergarten orientation sessions will take place between March 31 and May 30, 2014, for children who will enter kindergarten in the 2014-2015 school year. During orientation, parents and students will meet the school principal, kindergarten teachers and other staff members.

Parents will have an opportunity to ask questions about the school’s procedures and programs; enroll students for next school year and complete important forms. The sessions will also help students become acquainted with the school environment.

Children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2014 can be enrolled in kindergarten.

Parents should call their home school to make an appointment to register for that
school’s specific orientation date(s).

Parents who are not certain which elementary school serves their area should contact the Boundaries office at 240-314-4710. Parents can also access the School Assignment Locator on the MCPS website.  

An Early Entrance to Kindergarten application is available for parents with children who will turn 5 years old between September 2 and October 15, 2014. Parents who seek early entrance consideration for their children should inquire at their home school.

For more information about the kindergarten program and orientation sessions, parents can call their home school or the Division of Early Childhood Programs and Services at 301-230-0691.

Kindergarten orientation information

Kindergarten orientation dates

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