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Drive for Supplies Drive for Supplies

Families and representatives from nonprofits can pick up free school supplies at the annual Drive for Supplies event on Friday, July 14. The supplies were donated by students and staff at dozens of MCPS schools and several offices. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Clarksburg High School. Clarksburg is located at 22500 Wims Rd, Clarksburg, MD 20871.

End-of-Year Round Up End-of-Year Round Up

Dear MCPS Community, Now that we’ve wrapped another school year, let’s celebrate the achievements, the growth, and the indomitable spirit that continue to define our journey. As I traveled to every corner of Montgomery County, visiting nearly a third of our schools over these past nine months, I saw students engaged and learning, and I wish to thank the exceptional educators who persistently go above and beyond to provide high-quality instruction and support.

Summer Meals 2023 Summer Meals 2023

Our Summer Meals Program is designed to bridge the “nutrition gap” when school is out. Children 18 years old or younger can come to any of the open locations to receive a free nutritious meal during breakfast and lunch at no cost. Meals are served Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary, however, meals must be eaten at the location.  

MCPS is Hiring MCPS is Hiring

Montgomery County Public Schools is hiring National Board Certified Teachers. We offer a $10,000 salary increase for teachers in eligible positions. You can receive an additional $7,000 supplement if you work at Carl Sandburg Center, Forest Oak, Loiderman, Montgomery Village, Neelsville and Odessa middle schools, RICA or Watkins Mills elementary school. For more information, contact amy_e_huque@mcpsmd.org.

Summer 2023 Summer 2023

Schools will be closed starting Friday June 16 for summer break. Schools across the district wrapped up the last week of the school year with graduations, promotion ceremonies, activities, field days, and much more! Students on the traditional school year calendar will return to school on August 28. The two MCPS schools on the innovative schools calendar will return on Monday, July 10.

Air Quality Air Quality

Dear MCPS Community, As you may know, unhealthy air caused by smoke from wildfires in Canada’s province of Quebec is affecting much of the northeast and mid-Atlantic areas of the United States, including our area. This influx of smoke has impacted outdoor air quality, which may pose a health risk, particularly to vulnerable individuals such as children, older adults, and those with heart or lung disease.  We would like to provide families with the following information to be informed about the effects of poor air quality. Symptoms associated with wildfire smoke particulates may include: 

Celebrating Class of 2023 Celebrating Class of 2023 Video story icon

Graduation ceremonies are underway. Check out photo galleries, senior reflections, and more as we celebrate Class of 2023.


For just $20, you can provide a student in need with a backpack filled with school supplies, including pencils/pens, crayons/colored pencils, a glue stick, folders, binders and more.  Help spread the word about this campaign by sharing the with colleagues, family, friends, your company and community members. Every donation helps a student in need.