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Coronavirus - COVID-19 Coronavirus - COVID-19 Video story icon

The most recent information from MCPS about online learning, meal service for students, engagement activities for children and much more can be found here. See the list of links below and the other stories on this page. Due to Governor Larry Hogan's order school buildings are closed until April 24.

Pride Town Hall Pride Town Hall

MCPS will be hosting a Pride Town Hall to reconnect with the LGBTQ+ community during the COVID-19 crisis. This virtual event will be streamed live at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27 on the   and the  . Participants will have the opportunity to hear from panelists discussing the impact the health crisis has had on the MCPS LGBTQ+ community.


Nick Asante, a junior from Richard Montgomery High School, has been elected the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) for the 2020-2021 school year. His term begins July 1, 2020.

Census 2020 Census 2020

Every household in Montgomery County has the option to respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. Households that haven't received their invitation (or can't find it) can still respond online now-even without their invitation or Census ID-by providing their address. To Respond online, please visit   or use 844-330-2020 to respond by phone.

Teacher of the Year Teacher of the Year

Sligo Middle School teacher Inge Chichester was named the 2020–2021 MCPS Teacher of the Year during the MCPS Teacher of the Year virtual celebration on May 15. Chichester is the World Studies content specialist at Sligo Middle School. She is a 19-year veteran of MCPS, and will now go on to compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year.

Grading Grading

Based on the extraordinary circumstances associated with COVID-19 and the transition to remote learning in MCPS, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted today (May 12) to suspend its current grading policy and replace it with a temporary grading system for elementary, middle and high school students. As part of this change, secondary students will be able to choose between a pass and a letter grade.

Grading and Reporting Grading and Reporting Video story icon

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the Board of Education will discuss and take action on a grading and reporting plan for secondary students. The plan will address the calculation of the overall semester grade, Grade Point Average (GPA), and how final grades will be reported on transcripts. The meeting, which will begin at 11 a.m., will be broadcast live on the MCPS website and on MCPS-TV.  Link to full message below.

BOE Meeting 05-12-2020 BOE Meeting 05-12-2020

The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold a virtual business meeting on May 12. Public items will start at 11:30 a.m. Watch the meeting live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36 and RCN Channel 89. You may also listen on your phone via 1-202-860-2110 - Access code: 613 454 275