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Stanley Cup Stanley Cup

Gaithersburg High School's BROTHERS, a student-driven mentoring program, got to visit with the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup on Dec. 12. The BROTHERS program assists high school males in their academic, social and emotional growth.

Educational Foundation Gala Educational Foundation Gala Video story icon

The Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation is celebrating 30 years of providing opportunities to students enrolled in MCPS. A Decennial Gala was held on Dec. 5 to celebrate the milestone.

Parent Engagement Night Parent Engagement Night Video story icon

Asian Pacific American Parent Engagement Night allowed parents, guardians, community members and MCPS leaders to come together to talk about a variety of topics, including counseling services, the magnet school selection process, rigor and challenge within local school programs, and MCPS at a glance.

MD Report Card MD Report Card

The Maryland State Department of Education released new accountability report cards for every school in the state of Maryland on Dec. 4. The Maryland Report Card is designed to measure the success of schools and identify areas for improvement.

All school report cards are available on the Maryland State Department of Education’s Report Card website, MdReportCard.org.

BOE Meeting 12-04-18 BOE Meeting 12-04-18

The Board of Education will meet Tuesday, Dec. 4 for its regular business meeting. The closed session will begin at 12 p.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).

Board of Education Board of Education

Newly elected members of the Board of Education Karla Silvestre and Brenda Wolff, and returning members Patricia O'Neill and Dr. Judy Docca were sworn in during a ceremony on Dec. 3 at the Carver Educational Services Center. The election of new officers of the Board will take place during the Board’s business meeting on Dec. 4.

Seneca Valley High School Seneca Valley High School Video story icon

In the latest MCPS Spotlight, we meet Seth Adams, the director of the Division of Construction, at the construction site for the new Seneca Valley High School. He shares why this school, once completed, will be a 21st-century school.


The African-American Student Achievement Action Group will hold a community forum regarding measuring the achievement gap from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5 at Argyle Middle School, 2400 Bel Pre Road. The forum is open to all MCPS parents, staff and community members.