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MCPS to Hold Second Employment Open House for Furloughed Federal Employees and Contractors (1/18/19)

(January 17, 2019)

Montgomery County Public Schools is holding a second employment open house for furloughed federal employees and contractors tomorrow, Jan. 18, 2019. Attendees can interview and apply for all open posi ...(more)

MCPS After-School and Evening Activities Must End by 6 p.m./ Schools Will Close on Time (1/17/19)

(January 17, 2019)

Montgomery County Public Schools will close at the regularly scheduled time today (January 17, 2019). However, due to pending inclement weather, all MCPS school-sponsored after-school activities must ...(more)

MCPS Schools Opening Two Hours Late Tomorrow (January 15, 2019)

(January 14, 2019)

Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late on January 15, 2019 due to emergency weather conditions. MCPS will continue to monitor roads to ensure conditions are safe for students and st ...(more)

Board of Education Operating Budget Public Hearing Postponed to Jan. 16

(January 14, 2019)

The Montgomery County Board of Education Operating Budget public hearing scheduled for Monday, Jan. 14, has been postponed due to emergency weather conditions. The public hearing will now be held o ...(more)

MCPS Schools Closed/ Administrative Offices Open on a Two-Hour Delay for January 14, 2019

(January 13, 2019)

Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Monday, January 14, 2019 due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. Administrative offi ...(more)

Montgomery County and community partners offer resources to assist residents affected by the federal government shutdown

(January 11, 2019)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro said that the Council continues to stand with furloughed federal government workers across the County and encourages all residents impacted by the thi ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Monthly MCPS Media Briefing with Superintendent Jack R. Smith on Jan. 17 at 9:30 a.m.

(January 11, 2019)

Superintendent Jack Smith will hold his monthly media briefing on Thursday, January 17, at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the Board of Education’s approval of new curricular and instructional materials fo ...(more)

Eight Students Receive Full-Tuition Posse Scholarships

(January 11, 2019)

*This press release is being resent with an updated number of scholarship recipients  Eight MCPS students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the&nb ...(more)

Seven Students Receive Full-Tuition Scholarships

(January 11, 2019)

Seven MCPS students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordina ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses and Adopts Curriculum and Instructional Materials; Discusses Policy JEE, Student Transfers; Takes Tentative Action on Policy KBA, Policy on Public Information; Receives a Presentation on Items of Legislation; and Takes Action on Previous New Business Items

(January 9, 2019)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board discusse ...(more)

Mental Health and Wellness Forum to Be Held January 12

(January 8, 2019)

Walkthrough tours at MCCPTA/MCPS’s 2nd Annual Mental Health & Wellness Forum Will Help Parents Recognize Signs Their Teen is At Risk  The Montgomery County Council of Parent Teacher ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, January 8

(January 4, 2019)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., with pu ...(more)

Nominees Sought for Annual Distinguished Service to Public Education Awards

(December 19, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its 22nd Annual Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education. The awards are sponsored by the Board to recog ...(more)

What Is a Robot? Third graders from Title 1 schools can tell you what a robot is—and how to build one

(December 7, 2018)

KID Museum and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have partnered to pilot a robotics program for third graders from two elementary schools that receive Title 1 funds. The pilot program, titled Wh ...(more)

MCPS to Benefit from JPMorgan Chase & Co. $6M Commitment to Prepare Students for Local, In-Demand Jobs

(December 7, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will receive a grant from global financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. to expand access to economic opportunity for thousands of young people. This i ...(more)