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Weekly Bulletin 1/15/17-1/21/17

Weekly Bulletin 1/15/17-1/21/17

Parent Information Meetings

Next week, we will have parent information meetings for the current underclass parents.  The parent meetings are as follows:   Tuesday, January 17th - Junior parent meeting in the Media Center - 7:00 pm Wednesday, January 18th - Sophomore parent meeting in the Media Center - 7:00 pm Thursday, January

Provide Comment on Student Transfer Policy

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking your comments on tentative changes to Board Policy JEE, Student Transfers.  This policy outlines when students may be granted a transfer to attend school other than their home or assigned school.  Among the revisions to the policy is an update to the lottery system

New Facebook Page

Stay up to date on the latest MCPS news and events by liking the district's new Facebook page !  MCPS also has a Spanish Facebook page for our Spanish-speaking parents.  

Nominations Open for Annual Distinguished Service to Public Education Awards

Do you know any individuals (including students), groups, and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to public education in Montgomery County?  If so, consider nominating them for a Distinguished Service to Public Education Award!  The Montgomery County Board of Education established the awards, now in

Nominate an Outstanding Teacher or Principal

The deadlines are nearing for several competitions to honor outstanding teachers and principals!  They are--the Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Awards ; the Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Rising Star Teacher Award ; The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award ; The Washington Post Princip

Course Selection Directions 2017-2018

Attached are directions for students and parents to make the 2017-2018 course selections in Powerscheduler.  Counselors will begin meeting with students on Monday, January 9th to review course options.  If you have any questions, please contact the Counseling Department at 301-924-3210.   Course Selection Direc

Scholarship Application Packet for Seniors 2017

One of the most important PTSA functions is helping administer some of the scholarships for graduating seniors.  The scholarship application is now available through the PTSA website, .  Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Ruth Chacon, Randall MacGill o

Fall Athletics 2017

If you have an athlete who wants to try out for a Sherwood sports team in the fall, you need to be aware of an important date.  While MCPS has changed the school year starting date to be after Labor Day, the State determines the start to the sports season.  The start date for tryouts is August 9.  There is no change to

2017-2018 School Year Calendar

The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.  School will begin on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, and the last day of school is scheduled for Thursday, June 14, 2018.  The Board also adopted a contingency plan that includes a total of seven identified dates that could

The FY 2018 Operting Budget--A Call to Invest in MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith's Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

Superintendent Jack Smith released his $2.52 billion operating budget recommendation for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 during a presentation to the Board of Education on December 13.  The budget calls for a 2.5 percent increase in spending that will allow the district to manage significant enrollment growth and build the foun

December Newsletter 2016

This week the December 2016 newsletter will be mailed home to students.  The newsletter is also attached below.   December 2016 Newsletter