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We wish you a wonderful winter break and a great start to 2019!

Georgian Forest Holiday Dinner Georgian Forest Holiday Dinner

On Dec. 20, Georgian Forest Elementary School held a holiday dinner for families that was sponsored by Linkages to Learning. Dinner was provided, school staff provided gifts for students and some special guests visited.

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If you missed the live event December 18th you can now see the program in its entirety.  Superintendent Jack Smith, MCPS staff and community partners answered questions submitted by the community about the recommended operating budget for next school year.

No Place for Hate No Place for Hate

Julius West Middle School has joined the Anti-Defamation League's No Place for Hate program to create and maintain a positive, respectful and inclusive environment. They kicked off the initiative with a banner signing.

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Thanks to a partnership between KID Museum and MCPS, students from Kemp Mill and Sergeant Shriver elementary schools participated in a robotics program where they learned how to program and build robots.

Budget Presentation Budget Presentation

Superintendent Jack R. Smith will host a virtual community conversation to present his recommended FY 2020 operating budget at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18. As part of the presentation, Dr. Smith and MCPS staff will take questions from the community and answer them live. Questions may be submitted and via text message at 724-990-0433. Watch on the MCPS website and on MCPS TV (Comcast 24-HD 998, Verizon 36 and RCN 89) and in Spanish on Condado TV (Comcast 33, Verizon 35 and RCN 88).

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Middle and high school students from across the county met with Board of Education members and MCPS leaders on Dec. 13 to share ideas, ask questions and discuss key issues of concern for students.


Rock Creek Forest Elementary School held a STEAM Expo on Dec. 13. The expo featured many activities, including presentations by scientists and the Maryland Science Center. Students also got to present their inquiry projects.