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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).