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United We Learn United We Learn
05/09/2019

MCPS celebrated winners of its third United We Learn contest at a May 8 reception held at Westfield Wheaton. The district launched the contest in 2017 with the goal of providing students a creative, structured opportunity to explore topical issues and learn about the values of respect, diversity and civility. This year's theme, Schools of the Future, challenged students to design their dream classroom and think critically about how their physical environment affects their ability to learn.

Teacher Appreciation Week Teacher Appreciation Week
05/06/2019

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and MCPS honors the tireless efforts of our educators and staff who help our students thrive. Parents and students, be sure to thank our teachers this week and let them know how much you appreciate all they do for our students!

Stedwick Elementary Stedwick Elementary Video story icon
05/03/2019

Third-graders at Stedwick Elementary School spent the year learning to play the ukulele and creating original music and poetry. They recently held a performance at the school.

Washington Post Washington Post
05/03/2019

Read this important Op-Ed by Superintendent Jack Smith on MCPS’ efforts to address disparities in academic outcomes. The Op-Ed was featured in the Washington Post.

Science Night Science Night
05/02/2019

Parents and students are invited to learn more about all core high school science course options, including Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses during the High School Science Curriculum Night on May 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Wootton High School.

Science Night Science Night
05/02/2019

Parents and students are invited to learn more about all core high school science course options, including Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses during the High School Science Curriculum Night on May 8 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Wootton High School. The event is co-sponsored by MCPS and MCCPTA.

LGBTQIA Forum LGBTQIA Forum
05/02/2019

MCPS, in collaboration with MCCPTA and community organizations, will hold a forum on May 18 to build, support and advocate for a stronger and more diverse LGBTQIA school community. The forum will be held at Thomas S. Wootton High School from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Special Education Special Education Video story icon
04/30/2019

Hundreds of MCPS families gathered at Quince Orchard High School to attend the annual Special Education Summit. Special education leaders, experts and organizations were on hand to share information, strategies and ideas with parents and staff. The event featured a resource fair and more than 30 breakout sessions.