News and Announcements

Weekly Bulletin 11/19/17-11/25/17

Weekly Bulletin 11/19/17-11/25/17

Staying in Touch with MCPS

Winter weather is coming soon.  MCPS offers numerous ways for parents to learn about school closures, delayed openings, and early dismissal due to inclement weather.  Sign up for AlertMCPS and receive text messages or e-mails from MCPS during weather-related emergencies and other major events that impact school system

Winter Coat Drive

The Prekindergarten/Head Start Program is seeking donations to provide three- and four-year-old students with new winter coats.  They are collecting coats sizes 5, 6, 6x, 7, and 8 and other winter wear, such as hats, gloves, and scarves.  Send donations to MCPS Prekindergarten/Head Start Program, Rocking Horse Road Cen

Board of Ediucaton Sets School Calendar for 2018-2019 School Year

The Board of Education adopted the school year calendar for the 2018-2019 school year during its November 14, 2017, meeting.  The school year will begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, and the last day of school is scheduled for Thursday, June 13, 2019.  The calendar includes 182 days of instruction; a shortened spring

FY 2018 Strategic Plan

The FY 2018 Strategic Plan represents our continued commitment to the five core values that  define what it means to be an exceptional school system:  Learning, Relationships, Respect, Excellence, and Equity.  The plan's website features our focus areas, strategic objectives, and four new, dynamic data dashboards that

Superintendent Recommends $1.818 Billion School Construction Plan

Superintendent Jack Smith is recommending a $1.818 billion six-year school construction plan for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to address enrollment growth and aging infrastructure.  The plan includes 30 capacity projects to address space deficits systemwide, including several new schools and schools addition

Registering for Winter Athletics through the MyMCPS Portal

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Athletics program is excited to announce the launch of the online registration program for the upcoming winter sports season through the myMCPS Parent Portal .   The portal will officially open on Monday, October 16, 2017 (at 6:00 a.m.) and will feature registration

Homework Help Available to all MCPS Students

Free homework help is available from MCPS-TV's Homework Hotline Live (HHL).  Students may call, or submit a question online, to Homework Hotline Live at 301-279-3234 or go to  Students can watch teachers address their homework questions live on MCPS-TV from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and

Grocery Rewards for the 2017-2018 School Year

It's time to renew your grocery rewards cards for the easiest way to donate back to Sherwood High School.  In the attachment, please find the codes to line your Giant and Harris Teeter cards with Sherwood High School.  Thank you for supporting our programs.   Grocery Rewards Cards         

Ski Club

Ski Club will have several ski trips on the following dates:  January 6, January 20, January 27, February 3 and February 10.  All registration must be done through the Whitetail website.  Do not send any money to the school.  We cannot accept money, only completed forms and confirmation of sales.  Please make sure you

myMCPS Portal for Parents and Students

The new myMCPS Classroom portal is a 21st century digital learning environment designed to meet the needs of staff, students, and parents of MCPS!  The myMCPS Parent Portal is replacing Edline as the primary home-to-school communication vehicle for schools to share information regarding grades, attendance, scheduli

Registration Open for New Parent Academy Workshops

The MCPS Parent Academy offers parents and community members the opportunity to attend free workshops that provide information, resources, tools, and tips to support their children's success in school.  Don't miss the fall season of workshops, which will be offered on a range of topics, including college and career pla