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Families, MCPS staff, and nonprofit organizations came together at Montgomery Village Middle School on July 16 to celebrate two of the school system's major summer programs: the Drive for Supplies and Summer Food Service Program. Drive for Supplies, now in its 19th year, has collected more than 95 tons of reusable school supplies. This summer, the Division of Food and Nutrition Services will provide 10,000 meals to students daily at no cost as part of the Summer Food Service Program. These programs underscore the district's mission to meet the needs of its families.
The Board of Education will meet Tuesday, July 17 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).
Ananya Tadikonda was sworn in as the 41st Student Member of the Board of Education on July 9. Tadikonda, a rising senior at Richard Montgomery High School, was elected to the position by middle and high school students and will serve on the board for the next school year. Ms. Tadikonda succeeds Matthew Post, a 2018 graduate of Sherwood High School.
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.