Browse Public Announcements for 2006 - 2007 School Year

MCPS Students Surpass State Averages on HSA

(August 21, 2006)

African American and Hispanic Students Achieve Substantial Gains; Significant Gains Also Noted for Students with Disabilities, Limited English Proficiency, and Receiving Meal Assistance Nearly All ...(more)

MCPS Temporarily Suspends Backpack Flyer Distribution

(August 16, 2006)

As a result of the recent court ruling declaring Montgomery County Public Schools’ policy on flyer distribution unconstitutional, the school system is temporarily suspending distribution of all flyers ...(more)

ACT Scores for MCPS Are Above State Averages

(August 16, 2006)

A report outlining the achievement on the ACT assessment of college readiness by the Class of 2006 in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) shows these students performing consistently above Marylan ...(more)

Most Elementary Schools Achieve AYP on State Tests

(August 16, 2006)

Middle Schools Missed Targets Primarily in Special Education and Limited English Proficiency Subgroups Ninety percent of elementary schools in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) made Adequate ...(more)

Full-day K Expands to All Elementary Schools in MCPS

(August 14, 2006)

Thirty Additional Schools Will Have Full-Day Kindergarten this Year Full-day kindergarten will be expanded for the 2006-2007 school year to all 123 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) elementar ...(more)

Federal Appeals Court Overturns Flier Policy

(August 11, 2006)

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit yesterday (August 10) ruled that the Montgomery County Public Schools' policy limiting distribution of materials to school children contained ...(more)

Internat'l Student Admissions Office Holds Open House

(August 10, 2006)

The Montgomery County Public Schools International Student Admissions Office (ISAO) will hold an open house on Wednesday, August 16, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The ISAO is located at the Rocking H ...(more)

NEA Honors Kim Oliver for Teaching Excellence

(August 8, 2006)

Kimberly C. Oliver, kindergarten teacher at Broad Acres Elementary School and 2006 National Teacher of the Year, is one of five recipients of the Horace Mann—National Education Association Foundation ...(more)

Students Score Well on TerraNova Assessment

(August 4, 2006)

Results Provide Baseline Data to Measure Student Achievement Over Time Second grade students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) performed well in the first administration of the TerraNova s ...(more)

Board of Education Appoints Three Administrators

(July 31, 2006)

Termination of Grafton School Lease Is Approved The Board of Education met on Thursday, July 27, 2006, and, among other items, appointed three administrators and approved the termination of the G ...(more)

Seneca Valley HS Closes Early Due to Bomb Threat

(July 27, 2006)

ROCKVILLE, MD— At approximately 9:30 a.m. today, July 27, 2006, Montgomery County Public Schools was informed of a bomb threat concerning the regional summer school program at Seneca Valley High Schoo ...(more)

MCPS Students To Benefit From HSA Test Substitutions

(July 26, 2006)

Maryland to offer students an alternative to High School Assessments Scores on Advanced Placement exams could meet graduation requirement GAITHERSBURG (July 26, 2006) – The Maryland State Departmen ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet 7:30 p.m. on July 27, 2006

(July 25, 2006)

ROCKVILLE, MD—The Board of Education will hold its regularly scheduled business meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2006. The public meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m. A complete ...(more)

July 18, 2006 Board of Education Meeting Summary

(July 19, 2006)

Board Appoints 13 Administrators, Approves Policies on Community Involvement and the Education of Students with Disabilities, and Honors Superintendent Jerry D. Weast for His Leadership of MCPS RO ...(more)

School Supply Drive Collects 3 Tons of Supplies

(July 14, 2006)

MEDIA ADVISORY for Monday, July 17, 2006 School Communities Donate Tons of School Supplies for Children in Need July 17th Celebration Marks End of Summertime Drive ROCKVILLE, MD— Studen ...(more)