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Let's Talk Careers Let's Talk Careers
03/09/2021

The next installment of Let’s Talk Careers is scheduled for 10–11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 10, and will feature speakers from the world of engineering.

Confirmed guests who will take questions from students include: Melissa Rhoads, project engineer principal, Lockheed Martin; Venedra Whigham, project manager, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission; Joe Batwinis, fuel system responsible engineer, Northrop Grumman; and Jessica Rosenthal, vehicle controls test and integration engineer, Rivian.

Students can submit questions prior to the session and live through YouTube chat.



You can watch the show live on the MCPS website or on YouTube.

Calendar Calendar
03/02/2021

As teachers and staff prepare for students to return to buildings on March 15, MCPS is making adjustments to the school calendar/instructional schedule for March 8, 9, and 10.

Welcome Back Welcome Back
03/01/2021

MCPS is excited to begin welcoming small groups of students in specific special education and career and technical education programs back in to buildings this week. Visit our recovery website to learn more about our reopening plans.

5 Things to Know 5 Things to Know Video story icon
03/02/2021

During the February 23 Board of Education meeting, MCPS staff shared more information about the return-to-school plan. Here are five things you should know about the plan:



1. The timeline and groups of students that will return has not changed.

2. Safety is our top priority

3. Free COVID-19 testing will be provided for students and staff

4. Students will interact and work with teachers daily

5. All meals will be provided

Budget Budget
02/25/2021

The Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously to tentatively adopt a $2.78 billion operating budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. This is an increase of $24.3 million (0.9 percent) from the current FY 2021 budget. The budget will allow Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to provide a continuation of key services and reflects the significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on operating costs and projected revenues.

Community Conversation Community Conversation Video story icon
02/25/2021

MCPS hosted a virtual conversation for the community on the return-to-school plan, February 24. The conversation was wide ranging and covered many questions submitted live and in advance to the program. You can watch the program again at the YouTube link below.

Virtual Conversation Virtual Conversation
02/25/2021

MCPS hosted a virtual conversation for the community on the return-to-school plan, February 24. The conversation was wide ranging and covered many questions submitted live and in advance to the program. You can watch the program again at the YouTube link below.

Student Return Student Return Video story icon
02/25/2021

On February 9, 2021, the Board of Education voted to begin the safe return to in-person learning on March 1, 2021, starting with students in specific special education and Career and Technical Education programs. Additionally the Board approved the phased return of students to in-person instruction beginning March 15, 2021. Families who selected virtual learning on the Preference Survey will not return to school buildings and can remain fully virtual. The Board also voted to adjust the 2020-2021 school calendar to make March 8 a non-instructional day in order for staff to finish the preparation of buildings and participate in professional development before students return. Read the most recent .