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MCPS Highlights

What is new in our Community

Registration for the 2019 High School Career Readiness Summer Camps Now Open

Grade 8 students are invited to participate in high school career readiness camps this summer. Students will have an opportunity to explore skilled and professional careers, and match their career goals and interests with career academies and high school programs offered in MCPS. The camp will offer six programs of study for students to experience ranging from architecture and automotive to cybersecurity, spa services, foundations of construction and maintaining and repairing computers.
The camps will take place from 8:15 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at Thomas Edison High School of Technology from July 15--August 2.


Elementary Curriculum Parent Information Nights Scheduled

MCPS is beginning the implementation of a three year roll-out of curricular and instructional materials and supports for elementary and middle English Language Arts (ELA) and Math to maintain high levels of teaching and learning for all students. Parent and community members are encouraged to come learn more from MCPS staff and the new curriculum vendors about what will be implemented in schools. The information nights will take place on May 21, 22 and 23. There will be a presentation of both the elementary ELA and Math curricular and instructional materials and supports, and an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.

Curriculum Nights

Students Participate in Invent the Future Challenge Summit

On May 11, more than 800 middle school students showcased inventions at the Invent the Future Challenge Summit. Community members, school administrators and county government officials celebrated the amazing and thoughtful inventions the students created with the challenge to save the planet.

Invent the Future

Summer School Registration Under Way

Summer school registration is under way for the high school regional summer school program. The high school program is open to all students who are residents of Montgomery County. The high school program will be offered at four locations: James Hubert Blake, Winston Churchill, Gaithersburg, and Northwood high schools. The first session runs from June 24–July 12; the second session runs from July 16–August 1. Parents should contact the summer school coordinator at their child’s school for information on the middle school program.


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MCPS Strategic Plan

This Strategic Plan represents our continued commitment to the five core values that define what it means to be an exceptional school system: Learning, Relationships, Respect, Excellence and Equity.

MCPS Strategic Plan