News and Announcements

Superintendent Recommends $1.818 Billion School Construction Plan

Superintendent Jack Smith is recommending a $1.818 billion six-year school construction plan for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to address enrollment growth and aging infrastructure.  The plan includes 30 capacity projects to address space deficits systemwide, including several new schools and schools addition

Registering for Winter Athletics through the MyMCPS Portal

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Athletics program is excited to announce the launch of the online registration program for the upcoming winter sports season through the myMCPS Parent Portal .   The portal will officially open on Monday, October 16, 2017 (at 6:00 a.m.) and will feature registration

Changes Coming to Public Comments Sign-Up Process at Board Meetings

Beginning Monday, October 23, 2017, the Montgomery County Board of Education will be changing the process to sign up to speak at Board business meetings.   Based on feedback from the community and the growing use of technology, we will be asking the community to use a Google form, located on our website, to sign

Homework Help Available to all MCPS Students

Free homework help is available from MCPS-TV's 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

Sherwood High School presents Fiddler on the Roof!

Sherwood High School will present Fiddler on the Roof in the Ertzman Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on November 10, 11, 17, 18 at 7:30pm and November 11 & 18 at 2pm. Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish co

Grocery Rewards for the 2017-2018 School Year

It's time to renew your grocery rewards cards for the easiest way to donate back to Sherwood High School.  In the attachment, please find the codes to line your Giant and Harris Teeter cards with Sherwood High School.  Thank you for supporting our programs.   Grocery Rewards Cards         

Ski Club

Ski Club will have several ski trips on the following dates:  January 6, January 20, January 27, February 3 and February 10.  All registration must be done through the Whitetail website.  Do not send any money to the school.  We cannot accept money, only completed forms and confirmation of sales.  Please make sure you

myMCPS Portal for Parents and Students

The new myMCPS Classroom portal is a 21st century digital learning environment designed to meet the needs of staff, students, and parents of MCPS!  The myMCPS Parent Portal is replacing Edline as the primary home-to-school communication vehicle for schools to share information regarding grades, attendance, scheduli

Registration Open for New Parent Academy Workshops

The MCPS Parent Academy offers parents and community members the opportunity to attend free workshops that provide information, resources, tools, and tips to support their children's success in school.  Don't miss the fall season of workshops, which will be offered on a range of topics, including college and career pla

Student Rights and Responsibilities and Code of Conduct

In order to ensure a safe, productive and positive learning environment, MCPS publishes two documents that help students, parents, and staff understand school rules and regulations; the expectations for student conduct; and the possible consequences for violating the rules.  A Student's Guide to Rights and Responsibil

Raising Awareness: The Growing Problem of Opioid Drug Use and Addiction

Superintendent Jack Smith and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services have collaborated to share a Public Service Announcement (PSA) regarding the opioid epidemic.  The United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has said use, abuse, and addiction to opioids has reached "epidemic levels" and comm

Stay Informed with MCPS QuickNotes

MCPS QuickNotes is a bimonthly newsletter that provides MCPS families with important news and information about MCPS programs and activities, plus emergency information.  MCPS QuickNotes is offered in seven languages:  English, Spanish, French, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Amharic.  Visit news.montgomeryschools