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Students, how are you spending these last several days of summer? Consider earning some Student Service Learning hours! Remember, you need 75 hours to graduate.

Online Meals Application Online Meals Application

Families can now . Students may qualify for free or reduced-price meals based on household size and income. They may also qualify if they are receiving Food Supplement Program or Temporary Cash Assistance benefits.

Superintendent's Message Superintendent's Message

Superintendent Jack R. Smith has sent a message to all families about the arrest of an MCPS bus driver. According to the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), the charges stem from his contact with a student on his bus route. The full message is linked below.

Gaithersburg High School Gaithersburg High School Video story icon

112 incoming freshmen at Gaithersburg High School have had the opportunity to participate in the Trojan Experience, an initiative designed to ease the transition to high school. The initiative, made possible by the Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation, Identity and NAMI Montgomery County, began this summer and will continue into the school year.

MCPS This Week 8/13/2018 MCPS This Week 8/13/2018 Video story icon

For an up to date look at news and information from Montgomery County Public Schools watch MCPS This Week. The program can also be viewed on MCPS TV on cable channels Comcast (34), Verizon (36) and RCN (89).

Update Update

Read the updated message regarding the arrest of MCPS bus operator Etienne Kabongo. MCPS has updated the document identifying the list of schools. The document now contains the primary route number he drove for the schools listed. It also includes routes he drove in 2007 and 2008.

Summer School Graduation Summer School Graduation Video story icon

More than 100 MCPS students received their diplomas at the 2018 Regional High School Summer School graduation ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 9 at Richard Montgomery High School. MCPS offered summer school programs at four high schools this year.


Three area students from the local NAACP chapter of ACT-SO earned national medal status recently in San Antonio, Texas. The 40th annual national Afro-academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics or ACT-SO is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.