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MEDIA ADVISORY: Monthly MCPS Media Briefing with Superintendent Jack R. Smith on Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. (corrected)

(October 12, 2018)

This advisory is being resent with a time correction. The briefing will begin at 10 a.m.  Superintendent Jack Smith will hold his first monthly media briefing  on Thursday, October 18, at ...(more)

Board of Education Receives a Presentation and Discusses the 2019–2020 School Year Calendar; Approves Preliminary Plans for the Montgomery Knolls Elementary School and Pine Crest Elementary School Addition Projects

(October 11, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board received ...(more)

County Officials to Celebrate Walk To School Day at Gaithersburg Elementary School Oct. 10

(October 9, 2018)

Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, and Dr. Jack Smith, superintendent, Montgomery County Public Schools will celebrate Walk to School Day at Gaithersburg Eleme ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, Oct. 9

(October 5, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 12 p.m., with publi ...(more)

Media Advisory: Grand Opening Ceremony and Media Tour of New Thomas Edison High School of Technology Building Set for Oct. 10

(October 4, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is offering a tour of the new Thomas Edison High School of Technology building. High school students at all MCPS schools have the option to apply for enrollment ...(more)

Bannockburn, Luxmanor Elementary Schools Named 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools

(October 3, 2018)

Bannockburn and Luxmanor elementary schools have been selected 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. The winners of the award were announced on Oct. 1. The National ...(more)

Board of Education Takes Final Action on Policy FAA and Receives a Presentation and Discusses Evidence of Learning Performance Data Report

(September 26, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Monday, September 24, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board took f ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, September 24

(September 20, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Monday, September 24, 2018, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 2:15 p.m., wit ...(more)

151 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

(September 14, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has 151 semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship competition. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in t ...(more)

Board of Education Receives a Presentation and Discusses Curricular Instructional Materials; Takes Final Action on Policy JED, Residency, Tuition, and Enrollment; and Votes on a Previous New Business Item Regarding the Availability of Contraceptives in Montgomery County Public Schools.

(September 13, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board recei ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, Sept. 11

(September 7, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m., with pub ...(more)

Board of Education Receives a Presentation and Discusses the Opening of Schools; Approves an Administrative Appointment; Discusses a New Business Item; and Awards Contracts for the Potomac Elementary School Revitalization/Expansion Project and the Thomas W. Pyle Middle School Addition Project

(September 4, 2018)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) met on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville.  During the meeting, the Board receive ...(more)

MCPS Begins 2018-2019 School Year With New Elementary School, Expanded Programs and Opportunities for Students

(September 3, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomes more than 163,500 students today into its 206 schools for the start of the 2018-2019 school year—the largest enrollment in the district’s h ...(more)

Important Update Regarding MCPS Bus Driver Etienne Kabongo

(August 31, 2018)

This message is an update to Superintendent Jack Smith's August 6, 2018 letter regarding the arrest of MCPS bus operator Etienne Kabongo, known by some as “Mr. Steve.”  ...(more)

Back-to-School Snapshots to be Featured on MCPS Website

(August 29, 2018)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is inviting parents to submit their favorite first-day-of-school snapshots on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Many pictures will be shared on the district’s w ...(more)