News and Announcements

Immunization Requirements for the 2016-2017 School Year

All incoming seventh grade students must receive vaccination against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2016-2017 school year.  Students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements will be excluded from attending school until they pr

Donate to Drive for Supplies

Encourage your children to clean out their lockers, book bags, desks and closets and donate their usable school supplies to families in need through the annual Drive for Supplies campaign.  Drive for Supplies also is an opportunity to educate students about recycling.  The collected supplies are donated to MCPS schools

Summer is a Great Time for Student Service Learning

Summer is a great time for students to get involved in a service-learning project and earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours.  Check out the organizations and opportunities that are already approved for MCPS SSL hours.  As a reminder, the state of Maryland requires students to earn 75 SSL hours in order to graduate.

An Update on the FY 2017 Operating Budget

The Montgomery County Council approved an operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017 on May 26.  The budget allocates $2.5 billion to Montgomery County Public Schools--a 6 percent increase over the current fiscal year.  The Council's approved budget for MCPS is $89.3 million above the state's Maintenance of Effort (MOE) fu

MCPS GIVE BACKpacks Campaign Under Way

The MCPS GIVE BACKpacks campaign is under way and needs your help to raise funds to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for MCPS students in need.  Last year, the district was able to provide more than 19,000 backpacks to students thanks to the generosity of MCPS parents, staff, and community members. We're

Award's Ceremony May 2016

Attached are the recipients of this year's award's ceremony which was held on Thursday, May 26.   Award's Ceremony May 2016

Changes Coming to Way Semester Grades are Calculated for High School Courses

Last fall, MCPS eliminated two-hour semester final exams and replaced them with quarterly marking period assessments.  As MCPS transitions from semester exams to marking period  assessments, there also will be changes to the way semester grades are calculated in high school courses, beginning in the 2016-2017 school ye