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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.

Forum Forum
04/29/2019

MCPS parents and members of the community are invited to attend the Latino Community Forum to engage in an important conversation about enrichment opportunities for Latino students and deepen connections among MCPS leaders, Latino parents and students, and school communities. The forum will be held at Forest Oak Middle School on April 30 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sessions will be conducted in Spanish, with English interpretation available. Food and childcare will be provided.

BOE Meeting BOE Meeting
04/29/2019

The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold its business meeting on April 29. 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.

High School Programs High School Programs
04/26/2019

What high school programs should Montgomery County Public Schools offer in the future to best support college and career readiness? Be a part of the future! MCPS wants to hear from you about what programs you want made available at your local school and throughout the district. The district will hold the fourth in a series of community conversations for parents/guardians to discuss high school programs. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Paint Branch High School.

Teacher of the Year Teacher of the Year Video story icon
04/26/2019

Madeline Hanington, an English content specialist at Hallie Wells Middle School, has been named the 2019-2020 MCPS Teacher of the Year and will now go on to compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year. Hanington, as well as other MCPS staff and community members, were honored at the Champions for Children Award Celebration on April 25.

Community Conversation Community Conversation
04/26/2019

What high school programs should Montgomery County Public Schools offer in the future to best support college and career readiness? Be a part of the future! MCPS wants to hear from you about what programs you want made available at your local school and throughout the district. The district will hold the final session in a series of community conversations for parents/guardians to discuss high school programs. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Paint Branch High School.

Nate Tinbite Nate Tinbite
04/25/2019

Nathaniel Tinbite, a junior at John F. Kennedy High School, has been elected the Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) for the 2019-2020 school year. His term begins on July 1, 2019.

Teacher of the Year Finalists Teacher of the Year Finalists
04/24/2019

Three teachers have been named finalists for the 2019–2020 MCPS Teacher of the Year Award by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund. They are: Maura Backenstoe, kindergarten teacher at Burning Tree Elementary School; Madeline Hanington, English content specialist and teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School; and Teak Bassett, social studies teacher at Clarksburg High School. The teachers, along with other MCPS employees and partners, will be honored for their extraordinary work as part of the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration. The MCPS Teacher of the Year will be named during the event on April 25.