News and Announcements

MCPS Seeks Input on Fine Arts Framework

MCPS has undertaken a thorough review of the fine arts curriculum during the past year.  As part of the process, MCPS solicited feedback from stakeholders including arts educators, MCPS students, community members, university and arts organization partners, and the Curriculum Advisory Assembly.   The proposed Fi

MCPS Special Education Summit Set for April 22

MCPS parents, staff, and community members are invited to the fourth annual Special Education Summit, Leading the Way Today, Partnering for a Better Tomorrow.   The summit will take place from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at Walter Johnson High School.  The summit will feature a keynote speaker, resou

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

Connecting Students to Careers

MCPS is partnering with WorkSource Montgomery and the Montgomery County Government on a new 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. (Really Interesting Summe

Don't Miss the Gaithersburg Book Festival

Montgomery County Public Schools is proud to be a partner in the 2017n Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 20, on the grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall.  The book festival has a great lineup of authors and activities for children of all ages.  Several members of the MCPS community will be conducting readings at

Parent Academy Offers New Workshops

The spring session of the MCPS Parent Academy has begun.  Parent Academy helps equip parents with the tips and tools they need to help their children succeed.  All of the workshops are free and are held at schools and other locations throughout Montgomery County.  Spring workshops include internet safety, effective par

PTSA On Point March 2017

PTSA On Point March 2017

Weekly Bulletin 4/16/17-4/22/17

Weekly Bulletin 4/16/17-4/22/17

STARS Registration for Incoming 9th Graders

Registration for the STARS program for incoming 9th grade students is now active.  Please click on the following link to register.  A link to the payment page is displayed at the end of the registration form.   https://goo.gl/forms/WhpmN77Yj3MZErEr2  

United We Learn: Combating Hate Through the Arts Contest

Combating the elevated levels of divisiveness, prejudice, bias, and hate that have emerged in our country and across the nation is the responsibility of every community member, including students.  To help our country combat hate, MCPS in partnership with the Montgomery County Faith Community Working Group, is launchi

Kindergarten Orientation Set to Begin April 3

The 2017 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

Board of Education Approves Changes to Student Transfers Policy

The Board of Education has approved changes to Policy JEE, Student Transfers .  This policy sets the standard under which MCPS students may be granted a transfer, referred to as Change of School Assignment (COSA), to attend a school other than their home school or the school assigned to them under their Individualize