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Weekly Bulletin 5/21/17-5/27/17

Weekly Bulletin 5/21/17-5/27/17

Testing Schedule for PARCC/HSA's

We will be following a special testing schedule from Thursday, May 18 through Tuesday, May 23.  We will send a connect-ed schedule home each day to remind students of the following day's schedule.  The complete schedule is attached below.   Testing Schedule May 2017

Awards Ceremony April 2017

Awards Ceremony April 2017

Graduation on June 7

MCPS is inviting parents to submit their favorite graduation snapshots.  Parents should select the best graduation photo of their child(ren) and email it to .  Many of the pictures will be posted on the MCPS website.  Parents and students also can submit photos via Twitter and Facebook (using the hasht

Public Comment Sought on Nondiscrimination, Equity, and Cultural Proficiency Policy

The Board of Education has tentatively approved changes to Board Policy ACA, Human Relations, and recommended changing the name of Policy ACA to Nondiscrimination, Equity, and Cultural Proficiency. P olicy ACA establishes and promotes a framework that prepares all students to live and work in a globally-

Board of Education Seeks Applicants to Fill Position on Ethics Panel

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill one vacancy on its five-member Ethics Panel.  The vacancy is for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2017.  Members serve without compensation.   As noted in Board Policy, BBB, Ethics , among the Panel's responsibilities are:  (1) approving financ

Operation Safe Ride to School

Throughout the year, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers, in addition to their daily patrols educating the public on traffic laws and enforcing those laws, conduct focused traffic-safety initiatives.  In April, which is recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Police Department conducted e

Richard Montgomery High School Educator Named MCPS Teacher of the Year

Nancy Shay, an English resource teacher at Richard Montgomery High School has been named the 2017-2018 MCPS Teacher of the Year.  Shay, who has worked for MCPS for nearly 30 years, will now compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year.  Ms. Shay was one of three finalists for Teacher of the Year, along with Melissa Segal,

13 Reasons Why

Please see the attached letter which has information regarding the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why.     13 Reasons Why

PTSA News- On-Point - April 2017

Please see the attached PTSA On-Point for April 2017.  This On-Point has information regarding After Prom, graduation buses, and candidates for the 2017-2018 PTSA Board. On-Point- April 2017

Montgomery County Recreation Department and Public Schools Extend Summer Programs Due to Later Start Date of School Year

Montgomery County summer camp programs will be extended to support families without childcare options due to the later start time of the school year.  This follows the executive order that Governor Larry Hogan signed last fall, which required Maryland's public schools to start classes after Labor Day, beginning with t