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The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold its business meeting on June 11. Closed session will begin at 11 a.m. and public items will start at 1 p.m. Watch the meeting live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36 and RCN Channel 88.
Thanks to a partnership with the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program, Pre-K to second grade students at Glen Haven Elementary School had the opportunity to work on developing motor and basic sports skills throughout the school year. The partnership culminated with a Special Olympics Field Day where children celebrated the joy of play together.
The 2019 high school graduation season has begun. More than 11,000 MCPS students will receive diplomas in commencement ceremonies. A variety of commencement speakers—ranging from elected officials to journalists—will be speaking. Parents and students are invited to submit their favorite graduation snapshots to be included in our graduation coverage. Tweet or post on Facebook with hashtag #MCPSGrad or send your shots to firstname.lastname@example.org
Students and staff are encouraged to clean out their lockers, book bags, desks and closets and donate usable school supplies to families in need through the annual Drive for Supplies campaign.The collected supplies are donated to MCPS schools and to local and international nonprofit groups.For more information, call the Student Leadership office at 240-740-4692.
Get to know the Montgomery County Board of Education Members away from the dais and "Beyond the Boardroom". In this episode, Judith Docca describes what led to her running for the Board, her passions, and what being a teacher has meant to her.
The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold its business meeting on May 30. Closed session will begin at 4 p.m. and public items will start at 5:30 p.m. Watch live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36 and RCN Channel 88.
The Board of Education is seeking feedback from parents and members of the community on a new policy addressing student well-being and school safety. Policy COA, Student Well-being and School Safety, ties together the district’s policy on Wellness: Physical and Nutritional Health, and its work on Be Well 365: The Framework to Support the Physical, Social and Psychological Well-being of All Students initiative. The draft policy addresses safety from the perspective of promoting a positive school climate; accountability for all; behavioral threat assessment; facilities, security staff and technology; collaboration with count partners including health and law enforcement agencies; and emergency planning and preparedness.
Dozens of high school seniors from across the county received recognition for their commitment to the arts at the Superintendent's All-County Performing Arts Awards Gala. Students received awards for outstanding achievement in dance and theatre.