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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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Board Approves Special Education Staffing Plan, Reviews Update on Workforce Excellence

May 9, 2001
The Board of Education met yesterday [Tuesday, May 8] and, among other items, approved a special education staffing plan and preliminary plans for building improvements at Broad Acres and Oak View elementary schools. The Board also approved an administrative appointment and reviewed an update on workforce excellence. The Board saluted school and nutrition services personnel and recognized NAACP scholarship recipients.

Update on Workforce Excellence

The Board reviewed an update on the progress of the collaborative Workforce Excellence initiatives that support teacher quality through the Professional Growth System and a total learning community. Next steps will sustain that focus and increase the emphasis on leader and supporting services quality.

Special Education Staffing

The Board of Education approved the Fiscal Year 2002 Special Education Staffing Plan which will be submitted as required to the Maryland State Department of Education.

Broad Acres Elementary School Addition

The Board approved preliminary plans for an addition to Broad Acres Elementary school.

Oak View Elementary School Improvements

The Board approved preliminary plans for core facility improvements to the Oak View Elementary School building.


Suzette Chagnon, currently interim principal of Wayside Elementary School, as principal, Wayside Elementary School.

Salute to Food and Nutrition Services Personnel

The Board of Education recognized representatives of food and nutrition services personnel in honor of the sixteenth annual Salute to School Food and Nutrition Services Personnel Day in Montgomery County. More than 11 million meals are served annually to Montgomery County school children through Food and Nutrition Services.

NAACP Scholarship Recipients

The Board recognized the accomplishments of eight twelfth grade students who recently received scholarships from the Montgomery County Branch of the NAACP.

Board of Education: Mrs. Nancy J. King, president; Mr. Kermit V. Burnett, vice president. Members: Mr. Steve Abrams, Ms. Sharon W. Cox, Mr. Reginald M. Felton, Mr. Walter N. Lange, Mrs. Patricia B. O'Neill, and Mr. Christopher A. Lloyd, student member. Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent and secretary treasurer. Office of the Board: 301-279-3617.

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