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Edison HS  offers tours Edison HS offers tours Video story icon
11/13/2008

Starting this month and continuing through March, Thomas Edison High School of Technology is offering tours to parents and students to check out the school’s programs. Edison offers advanced career technical education in 19 subject areas. Reservations are required for parents and students, and space is limited. Call 301-929-6920 for reservations. Edison also will hold its annual open house Dec. 4 from 5–8 p.m. Find out more on the web.

2009-2010 calendar approved 2009-2010 calendar approved
11/12/2008

The school calendar for 2009–2010 is now available on the web, following approval by the Board of Education at its Nov. 11 meeting. School begins next year on Aug.  31, 2009, and ends June 16, 2010. The calendar is available in English. Translations will be available in December. 

Parents encouraged to complete school survey Parents encouraged to complete school survey
11/11/2008

Parents are encouraged to help improve services to students and families by telling MCPS what they think about their children's schools. The information will be collected and shared with principals, central office staff and school improvement teams. Parents’ answers are completely confidential. A few minutes of your time will help improve services for all families. Click on the link below to fill out the online survey.

Get ready for winter weather Get ready for winter weather
11/10/2008

It will soon be that time of year when winter weather may cause schools to close, dismiss early, or delay opening. Be the first to know about changes in school operations by subscribing to the MCPS QuickNotes e-mail news service. Information about weather decisions and emergency procedures also is available on the emergency information page on the MCPS website.

Watch Board meeting November 6 Watch Board meeting November 6
11/10/2008

The Board of Education's  boundaries and facility alternatives meeting will be webcast live starting at 6 p.m.,  Thursday, November 6. You need the free Windows MediaPlayer on your computer to view the meeting.

 

Parent–Teacher conferences Nov. 11, 12 Parent–Teacher conferences Nov. 11, 12
11/10/2008

Parent-teacher conferences will be held Nov. 11 and 12. The conferences are an opportunity for parents to spend some one-on-one time with their child’s teachers and to discuss how they are doing in school. Conferences also can help parents and teachers find ways to work together to support the child’s interests and needs.

Governor O’Malley meets with students Governor O’Malley meets with students
11/10/2008

As part of “Capital for a Day” activities in Gaithersburg on Nov. 6, Governor Martin O’Malley spoke with students at a Town Hall Meeting at Gaithersburg High School. Student leaders from seven Gaithersburg-area middle and high schools had an opportunity to exchange ideas with the governor,  Board of Education President Nancy Navarro, Superintendent Jerry Weast, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz, Assistant State Superintendent for Instruction Colleen Seremet and other officials.

Watch Board meeting November 11 Watch Board meeting November 11
11/10/2008

The Board of Education's business meeting will be webcast live starting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 11. You need the free Windows MediaPlayer on your computer to view the meeting.