News and Announcements

Weekly Bulletin 3/18/18-3/24/18

Weekly Bulletin 3/18/18-3/24/18

Senior Parent Meeting - April 12, 2018

There will be a senior parent meeting on Thursday, April 12th at 7:00 pm in the Media Center to discuss graduation.

MCCPTA Special Education Committee Awards

The Montgomery County Council of Parent Teacher Associations, Inc. (MCCPTA) is seeking nominations for its annual awards to honor educators, programs, parents, and students who foster acceptance and provide outstanding support to students with special needs in MCPS.  MCCPTA will present the awards at a special recognit

Choose Respect Conference on Healthy Teen Dating Set for April 15

Did you know that nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner for each year?   Parents/guardians, teens, youth service providers, and educators will come together to discuss the problems around teen dating violence and talk about ways to establish healthy re

Kindergarten Orientation Set to Begin April 3

The 2018 kindergarten orientation season kicks off on April 3.  During orientation, parents and students will meet the school principal, kindergarten teachers and other staff members.   The sessions-- scheduled at every elementary school between April 3 and May 26 --are for children who will be five years old by

Summer R.I.S.E-Connecting Students to Careers

MCPS is partnering with WorkScience Montgomery and the Montgomery County Government on the 2018 Summer R.I.S.E. program that will provide rising juniors and seniors with enriching summer career development experiences through local Montgomery County businesses and nonprofit organizations.  Through Summer R.I.S.E. (Re

New Athletic Director Hired

Yesterday, we conducted interviews and selected Jason Woodward as the new athletic director.  Jason has been the athletic director at Gaithersburg High School since 2007 and is known as one of the great athletic directors in MCPS.  He was named as the MCPS Athletic Director of the Year two times and was awarded the 201

Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved a $2.59 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Operating Budget for MCPS on February 26.  The budget represents a $72.9 million increase over the current budget, which will allow the district to continue to make targeted investments to manage enrollment growth and build the fou

Montgomery County Public Libraries Presents Women's History Month Series

Montgomery County Public Libraries will celebrate Women's History Month at several library branches throughout March.  The series of programs will celebrate social, cultural and political achievements of women.   The programs are provided at no cost, are suitable for all ages, and will take place as follows:

Homework Help Available to all MCPS Students(1)

Free homework help is available from MCPS-TVs 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 T

Graduation Date Stil Tentative

There is a tentative graduation date of Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2:30 pm at DAR Constitution Hall.  We should have a finalized graduation date before spring break.

Upcoming County Education Budget Meetings

Five Education Budget Meetings presented by Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, Superintendent of Schools Jack R. Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne P. Pollard, are scheduled for February and March.  Come find out how budget decisions are made, what the county is doing today to get ready for FY 2