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Congratulations to all of our students on a great year of learning! Parents, report cards will be mailed home on June 26. Students, remember that summertime is a great time to catch up on reading! Have a safe, relaxing summer!
Welcome to our newly redesigned MCPS website. The refreshed site features a modern look and feel; uses data analytics to elevate important information; and improves the mobile and tablet experience. In a few weeks the search function will also be upgraded to feature more valuable descriptions, images and recommended content.
Jennifer N. Small from Capt. James E. Daly Elementary School, Vivienne Vazquez-Mills from Earle B. Wood Middle School and Jackie DeLucia from Richard Montgomery High School have been selected by the ESOL/Bilingual Advisory Committee as recipients of the Outstanding ESOL Teacher Award for their exemplary instruction and commitment to ensuring that ESOL students reach high levels of academic achievement. Ann Dolan-Rindner, principal at Gaithersburg Middle School, was named ESOL Principal of the Year.
MCPS needs your help to raise funds to purchase backpacks for students in need for the 2018-2019 school year. For less than $10, a student in need is provided with a new backpack filled with school supplies. June and July are critical fundraising months. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to Give BACKpacks!
The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold its business meeting on June 25. Closed session will begin at 5:00 p.m. and public items will start at 6:00 p.m. Watch live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36 and RCN Channel 88.
Montgomery County Public Libraries invites all students to participate in this year’s Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock.” Get ready for a summer challenge full of music, exciting programs and fun activities. The program features learning activities, games, book lists, and fun educational events to encourage learning all summer long. Participants can sign up for the program and keep track of the books they read or have read to them. Registration is available online and at any MCPL branch library.
Students in many summer school or recreation programs will be provided meals as part of the Montgomery County summer food program. The program ensures that children continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer months when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. The free meals will be distributed at more than 100 sites throughout the county every weekday . Children 18 and younger are eligible to receive the meals.
The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously adopted a $2.60 billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 on June 12. The budget provides more than $77 million in additional funding that will allow the district to manage growth and make investments in critical areas to ensure all MCPS students are achieving at high levels.