Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

School Diversity Increases as Enrollment Grows

(October 14, 2003)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) continues to undergo a significant change in student demographics, gaining greater diversity culturally, linguistically, and economically. The most profoun ...(more)

Students Named MD Distinguished Scholars

(October 14, 2003)

UPDATE: Two additional award winners have been announced, one finalist and one semifinalist, at Walt Whitman High School. The additional finalist is Thomas Hsieh. The updated information is below. ...(more)

Sally Ride Principal Receives Mark Mann Award

(October 14, 2003)

Kennon Evans, principal of Dr. Sally K. Ride Elementary School, has received this year's Mark Mann Excellence and Harmony Award, which is given to one local school administrator each year. He was rec ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Tuesday, October 14

(October 13, 2003)

Agenda for October 14, 2003 9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 American Indian Heritage Month (A) 1.3 Montgomery County Employees' Charity Ca ...(more)

Students' Average Highest SAT Scores Acknowledged

(October 10, 2003)

A new analysis of SAT data for the past several years reveals another, largely unacknowledged dimension of student scores on the annual examination of college readiness -- the average of the highest S ...(more)

Meetings Set on Possible KIPP Charter School

(October 10, 2003)

Plans to open a KIPP college preparatory public school for middle school students in the Wheaton area beginning in July 2005 will be discussed at informational meetings for parents and the community o ...(more)

TV Show Provides Information in Many Languages

(October 8, 2003)

Interview and photo opportunity: News media are invited to the set of the “Our Schools Today” series on Monday, October 13, at 11:30 a.m. during the taping of the Spanish version of a new episode ent ...(more)

Nominations Sought for Arts Awards

(October 7, 2003)

The public is invited to submit nominations for the Excellence in the Arts & Humanities Awards 2003. Montgomery County annually recognizes outstanding artists, scholars, patrons, educators, and vol ...(more)

Walk to School Day to be Celebrated at Woodfield ES

(October 6, 2003)

Students, families, and staff at Woodfield Elementary School will be joined by Board of Education President Patricia B. O’Neill, Superintendent Jerry D. Weast, County Executive Douglas Duncan, and rep ...(more)

November 11 is New Date for TV Show on Grading

(October 6, 2003)

Viewpoint: Grading and Reporting Policy, a live call-in television program, has been rescheduled. The program will air on Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Cable Channel 34 on Tuesday, November ...(more)

22 Seniors are Achievement Semifinalists

(October 3, 2003)

Twenty-two seniors have been named semifinalists in the 40th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program for outstanding African American students. They are among about 1,600 semifinalists¯incl ...(more)

Homework Hotline Live! Begins 18th Year on MCPS TV

(October 2, 2003)

"Homework Hotline Live!" is back for another successful year on Cable Channel 33. The show, produced by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Instructional TV, offers Montgomery County students a ...(more)

Wheaton High Regains Power, Opens on Time

(October 1, 2003)

Wheaton High School and the Thomas Edison High School of Technology regained power and will open on time, Thursday, October 2, after an electrical outage canceled student and community activities Wedn ...(more)

Power Outage Cancels Wheaton's Evening Activites

(October 1, 2003)

All adult and other evening student and community activities at Wheaton High School and the Thomas Edison High School of Technology have been canceled for this evening, Wednesday, October 1, because o ...(more)

Oakland Terrace ES Open After Small Fire in Portable

(October 1, 2003)

Oakland Terrace Elementary School in Silver Spring will open on time today, Wednesday, October 1, following a small fire during the night in a portable classroom outside the main building. No damage ...(more)