MCPS students can engage and access several different experiences through leadership, service and extracurricular activities. Students are encouraged to participate at the school level and visit this website for additional learning experiences and information, which are often student led. New content and information will be updated throughout the course of the school year.
There are several district-wide student leadership organizations and opportunities to serve as a student leader and share student voice.
Students are encouraged to continue earning student service learning hours towards their graduation requirement, even during distance learning. The MCPS SSL program has made some significant changes to allow students to earn SSL hours virtually if they:
Find extracurricular activities by school, including sponsor contact information and meeting times. Learn about the student-to-student extracurricular series, where students across MCPS have created extracurricular moments to share with their peers.
Find Activities by School
UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools regularly hosts a diverse and robust extracurricular activity program. MCPS had provided guidance to schools to allow for in-person extracurricular activity experiences to return to school campuses this spring. In effort to ensure the continuity of engagement for students, regardless of instructional location, virtual extracurricular activities may also still continue.
MCPS is excited to bring these virtual opportunities to our students. We remain committed to every student through these programs to help students:
Schools will identify their program offerings to include the name of the clubs and organizations, the sponsor name and contact information as well as how to virtually access the extracurricular activity.
Find Activities by School
First semester non-athletic programs may begin September 28, 2020.
While many ECAs will remain virtual for the remainder of the year, some secondary school ECAs have returned as of April 8, 2021. In-person extracurricular activities are returning based on interest, supervision and facility usage of schools to ensure the continuity of engagement and COVID safety for both students and staff.
MCPS wishes to recognize secondary students for commitment in participation in a wide range of MCPS Athletic and Extracurricular Activities. Students will be recognized for various levels of commitment, as outlined below, with the MCPS Certificate of Student Engagement.
Students successfully participate in 1-3 various athletic and/or extracurricular activities
Students successfully participate in 4-6 various athletic and/or extracurricular activities
Students successfully participate in 7+ various athletic and/or extracurricular activities
Students from across MCPS have created extracurricular moments to share with their student peers. This webpage will frequently be updated with student created lessons. Please check out some of the student content below that covers everything from leadership development, student advocacy, music and more!
If you have a personal or professional skill that you would like to share with your MCPS peers, you can submit your own! Students can earn 10 SSL hours for successful submission of all items identified in the Student-To-Student Extracurricular Series Form. You may see yours posted here!