Browse Public Announcements for 2006 - 2007 School Year

Board Tentatively Approves Update to Master Plan

(September 26, 2006)

The Board of Education met on Monday, September 25, 2006, and, among other items, approved an administrative appointment and tentatively approved the Comprehensive Master Plan. The Board also proclaim ...(more)

IB Enrollment Soars 451 Percent in Six Years

(September 25, 2006)

Rockville High School, Four Other Schools Seeking Approval of New IB Programs MCPS Is One of Only Four School Districts in North America to Offer IB at the Elementary, Middle, and High School Level ...(more)

Pyle MS Named National Blue Ribbon School

(September 22, 2006)

Thomas W. Pyle Middle School in Bethesda has been named a National 2006 No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School for 2006 by the U. S. Department of Education for its outstanding academic achievement a ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on September 25

(September 22, 2006)

Agenda 6:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 7:00 p.m. 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.1 Walk to School Day (A) 7:15 Public Comments 7:45 Board ...(more)

Online System Links Parents to Student Progress

(September 21, 2006)

Parents in most secondary schools in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) now have a new and better way to keep track of their children’s academic progress at home or away—via personal computer. T ...(more)

Press Event To Highlight Growth of IB Programs

(September 20, 2006)

All 80 students taking Pre-International Baccalaureate (IB) classes at Rockville High School will participate in a ceremony celebrating the new IB opportunities at the school. The students will be joi ...(more)

Forum on the Strategic Plan Set for October 12

(September 19, 2006)

Forum on October 12, 2006, to Provide Feedback about the MCPS Strategic Plan and Operating Budget Parents, students, staff, and community members are invited to participate in a public forum on the ...(more)

Board Reviews Grading and Reporting Update

(September 15, 2006)

The Board of Education met on Thursday, September 14, 2006, and, among other items, reviewed an update on the grading and reporting policy, discussed the opening of school, and appointed four administ ...(more)

Book Features MCPS Success in Early Childhood

(September 15, 2006)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is among several school districts across the United States featured in a new book describing successful approaches to early childhood education. Building Blocks ...(more)

168 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

(September 13, 2006)

One hundred sixty-eight Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students from 18 schools have been named semifinalists in the 2007 National Merit Scholarship competition. The local students will compe ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Thurs., September 14

(September 11, 2006)

Agenda 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.1 Hispanic Heritage Month (A) 10:15 Public Comments 10: ...(more)

Nominations Sought for Post Leadership Award

(September 8, 2006)

This fall, another Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) principal will join the ranks of those named as best educational leaders in the Washington area. In an annual program sponsored by The Was ...(more)

HS Students Participate in Black Caucus Program

(September 7, 2006)

Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) is joining with Congressman Albert Wynn in sponsoring an opportunity for high school students to participate in a program with the Congressi ...(more)

Poolesville HS to Offer First Whole-School Magnet

(September 6, 2006)

Students to Choose Path of Study from Global Ecology, Humanities, or Science, Mathematics, Computer Science With the opening of the 2006-2007 school year, Poolesville High School will serve upcoun ...(more)

Roland Ikheloa Named as Board Chief of Staff

(September 5, 2006)

The Board of Education has named Ikhide Roland Ikheloa as the Board’s chief of staff, succeeding former staff director George Margolies, who currently is chief of staff at Anne Arundel County Public S ...(more)