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MCPS Student Post Newsletter - February 2024 Edition

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HBCU Fair - February 16, 2024

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and the Montgomery County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are hosting the annual HBCU Fair on February 16, 2024 at the Universities of Shady Grove. Read here to learn more.

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Summer RISE

Interested in exploring careers this summer? Check our the Summer RISE program and apply today. The student registration for the 2024 Summer RISE program will close on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. Read here to learn more.

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Athletics

The MCPS Systemwide Athletics Unit has several updates. Continue reading for more to see highlights on the latest episode of Sports Insight, the Student-Athlete Leadership Conference, and more.

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Student Service Learning

February 2024 SSL Updates!!! All MCPS students must earn 75 SSL hours to graduate from high school. Middle school and high school students should continue earning SSL hours towards their SSL graduation requirement by engaging in SSL opportunities during the 2023-2024 school year. To learn more about upcoming in-person and virtual/remote SSL opportunities and the required SSL documentation, please click here.

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FentAlert Awareness Challengee

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is hosting a fentanyl awareness challenge with challenge.gov. titled: FentAlert: Empowering Youth for Safer Choices – SAMHSA Fentanyl Awareness Youth Challenge - Elevating youth voices to increase awareness about the risks of fentanyl. To learn about the challenge and how to participate, read more here.