News and Announcements

New Principal for Sherwood High School

Last night, the Board of Education approved Dr. Eric Minus as the new principal of Sherwood High School effective July 1, 2018.  Dr. Minus is currently Director of School Support and Improvement in the Office of School Support and Improvement.  Please see the letter below for more information.   Letter from OSS

Stedwick Students to Perform Opera at Kennedy Center

Stedwick Elementary School's Let It Out Kids Opera Company will present its original opera on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29.  The performance, The Other Side of the Canvas, is an opera written, produced, composed, and performed by third graders in Mary Ruth McGinn's class at S

Parent Academy Workshops

The spring season of the Parent Academy will end on Thursday, June 7.  Be sure to take advantage of the free workshops that will be offered in the next three weeks:   Navigating the School System Active Parenting Now College and Career Readiness:  A Step in the Right Decision Everyday Summer Readin

2018 Councilmember for a Day Challenge

Students in Grades 8, 9,10, and 11 who are interested in politics and want to know what it is like to serve as a Montgomery County councilmember are invited to submit entries for Councilmember Craig Rice's "Councilmember for a Day" Challenge.  To enter, students can either submit a YouTube video or a written essay of 

Weekly Bulletin 5/20/18-5/26/18

Weekly Bulletin 5/20/18-5/26/18

Testing and Class Schedule for the week of May 21

PARCC, MISA and HSA government exams will be given during the week of May 21st.  If you are not scheduled to take one of these exams, you do not need to report to school until 11:20 am.  Please see the schedule below for afternoon classes on Monday-Thursday.      Monday's Bell Schedule:       MISA/PARCC Ex

School Safety and Crisis

Attached please find information regarding school safety and crisis.   School Safety and Crisis

TAWS is Coming to Montgomery County

The TranZed Academy for Working Students (TAWS) serves working students, allowing them to set their work schedule first and then build their graduation required courses around their work schedule.  This is a perfect program for students who want to maximize their work experience.  TAWS features:   Flexible co

Graduations Begin May 29

The 2018 high school commencement season is set to begin on Tuesday, May 29, and will end on Friday, June 8.  Graduations taking place at DAR Constitution Hall will be streamed live courtesy of DAR, on DAR's website.   MCPS is inviting parents/guardians to submit their favorite graduation snapshots.  Parents

MCPS Seeks Feedback on New Elementary Curriculum

MCPS is seeking feedback from parents/guardians on the new elementary curriculum process and plans.  The survey asks parents/guardians for their familiarity with school curriculum and asks them to rate the effectiveness of Curriculum 2.0.   It also seeks feedback on the most important aspects of a new curriculum

STARS Information for Incoming 9th Graders

The STARS program will be offered to incoming 9th grade students on May 30 and 31, June 4 and 5, and June 11 and 12.  For more information, please see the link below.   www.sherwoodstars.wordpress.com  

Public Comment Sought on Two Board Policies

The Board took tentative action on two policies during its April 12, 2018, meeting.  Policy FAA, Long-range Education Facilities Planning and Policy JED, Residency, Tuition, and Enrollment.   Policy FAA On April 12, 2018, the Montgomery County Board of Education tentatively approved revisions Policy F