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To provide a safe and welcoming environment for learning, MCPS takes a comprehensive approach to ensuring student safety that includes bus and building safety; child abuse, bullying and suicide prevention; and environmental safety. Read the full message at the link.
The Board of Education will meet Thursday, August 30 for its regular business meeting. The closed session will begin at 9:30 a.m. with public items beginning at 2 p.m. The meeting will be live online and on MCPS TV (Comcast Channel 34 and Verizon 36).
When school starts next week there will be nearly 1300 MCPS buses all over the county taking students to and from school. When a bus is stopped, the red lights are flashing and the stop-arm is out, do you know what to do? That’s right, stop and watch for students crossing the street.
All MCPS middle and high schools will hold a Student Orientation Day on Thursday, August 30. Orientation day is an opportunity for student to meet their new teachers and classmates, learn about class schedules and tour the school. Orientation days for elementary schools vary from school to school. Parents should contact their child's school for more information.
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Every MCPS school holds a Back-to-School Night for families at the beginning of the school year. Back-to-School Night is a great opportunity for parents to meet their child’s teachers, learn more about what your child will learn in class and find out other important information about school procedures and expectations.
MCPS offers multiple ways to stay connected and to be informed about news and important information from your school system. From the website to Alert MCPS, to Twitter and Facebook and our parent newsletter “QuickNotes and more. Visit the link below.
More than 700 new educators recently participated in a two-day orientation program that provided an opportunity to learn systemwide core values, as well as receive information, resources and professional development. Educators were introduced to the MCPS curriculum and latest ongoing assessment methods, and learned how to create and maintain a positive classroom environment, honor diversity, and integrate students of all abilities and learning levels in classroom instruction.