Getting Ready for the College Application Process

At the monthly PTSA meeting titled Getting Ready for the College Application Process, parents will have the opportunity to use Chromebooks and learn about the Naviance website from the counseling department. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in the cafeteria at 7:30 pm.

PARCC Testing Schedule

During April 21 - 24, 2015, students in Algebra II, Algebra I, and English 10 will be administered PARCC tests.  On Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22, the school will follow a normal bell schedule. On Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24, the school will follow a modified bell schedule, with classes meeting following the administration of the tests. Students who are not testing on April 23 and April 24 will not report to school until lunchtime. Download the PARCC testing and bell schedule here.

Spring Sports Awards


2015 Spring Sports Awards 


Billboard Magic: One Hit Wonders

 2015 Billboard Magic One Hit Wonder 

AP Pre-Registration Event

All students who are enrolled in an AP course, with the exception of AP US History & AP NSL, should plan to attend the AP Pre-Registration event on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 9:30 am in the cafeteria. Students will receive information on how to pre-register for their AP tests in May. Students in AP US History and AP NSL will pre-register for their tests during class.

Spring Break 2016 Tour

From March 26, 2016 - April 2, 2016 students will have an opportunity to take a French Language Immersion tour of Paris. Each day of the tour is built around a different theme that ties together daily language classes, cultural activities and interactions with locals. Visit to view more information about the tour. Questions? Contact Mr. Warrington at

 Graduation Bus Reservations

Attention parents: If you are interested  in reserving seats on the PTSA bus that will be transporting parents to graduation on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at DAR Constitution Hall, make sure to fill out a bus reservation form ASAP along with a check made payable to the Northwood PTSA ($14 round trip, $7 one way).  Loading begins at noon with departure scheduled at 12:30 to ensure that you will arrive on time for the 2:30 pm ceremony.  Reservations are due by Friday, May 22, 2015.  Download the reservation form here.

Wellness Center 


  • Prom Information

    View important Prom information regarding ticket sales, obligations, and the form needed to bring a guest.

  • Senior Parent Breakfast

    The Class of 2015 Senior Parent Breakfast will take place on May 2, 2015 from 9 am to 11 am. 

  • PTSA Spring Newsleter

    Read about important upcoming events at school by downloading the 2015 Northwood PTSA spring newsletter.

  • Recommended Bell Schedule for 2015-2016

    The second Bell Schedule Team has completed the recommended bell schedule for the 2015-2016 school year.

  • MCPS Web Services Seeks Student Interns for Spring and Summer

    Web Services is working on many exciting projects this year and seeking interns to help out. In return, the students will earn SSL hours and learn while working on public-facing websites in a dynamic office environment.

  • 2015 College Preparation and Scholarship Fair

    The event will be hosted on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 1-4 at the Universities at Shady Grove.

  • Register for Saturday School

    The George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy, Inc., a tutoring and mentoring program, operates Saturday School centers at twelve sites in Montgomery County and serves over 3,000 students annually from cluster elementary, middle, and high schools.

  • Spring Break Trip to France

    Interested in going to France during Spring Break of 2016? Click here to access more details.

2015-16 MCPS High School Course Bulletin 

MCPS SSIF School Support and Improvement Framework 

MCPS Free Homework Help is here - Homework Hotline 

Emergency Information for MCPS 

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