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About 70 students in a political statistics class at Montgomery Blair High School have built a dynamic mathematical model to predict the midterm elections in the House of Representatives.
East Silver Spring Elementary School math teacher Brian Quinn got a big surprise Friday (Nov. 2) when he received the Milken Educator Award. The Milken Award, which includes a $25,000 cash prize, targets early-to-mid career educators for their already impressive achievements and, more significantly, for the promise of what they will accomplish in the future. Quinn had no idea he had been selected for the award, which was given out during a surprise school assembly attended by officials from the state and the Milken Family Foundation.
The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services will offer free flu vaccinations for school-aged children (ages 3 to 18 years) on November 13 at three MCPS high schools. Schedule appointments on the or call 311.
Mental and physical health are essential to educational success for students. MCPS recently hosted a mental health fair to share resources with students and families
More than 10,000 5th grade students attended interactive and educational blues and jazz concerts at the Music Center at Strathmore Oct. 23–26. The concerts are presented by the Strathmore Artists in Residence Blues Band. The performances taught students about the elements of the blues, and enhanced what students are learning in the classroom about the history of blues. The program goal is to inspire a love and appreciation of music and the arts.
The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Monday, Oct. 29. Closed session will begin at 3:30 p.m. and the business meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Fios Channel 36 and RCN Channel 88.
Montgomery County Public Schools is committed to the mental health and wellness of students and staff. This video tells the story of what just a few of our schools are doing to support our learners through mindfulness, exercise and meditation.
The event brought parents and MCPS staff together to discuss and share ideas on how to deepen relationships and foster collaboration between schools and families. Speakers during the event emphasized the importance of addressing structural inequities in public education and increasing opportunities for all students in MCPS.