News and Announcements

Clubs and Activities for 2019-2020

Attached please find a list of Clubs and Activities for the 2019-2020 school year.  This list can also be found under the "Parents" tab. Clubs and Activities 2019-2020

PTSA OnPoint November Newsletter

The PTSA OnPoint November newsletter is provided in the link below: PTSA OnPoint November Newsletter

Fall Musical- The Wizard of Oz on November 21-24

This year's fall musical is the Wizard of Oz.  The fall musical will be presented on Thursday-Saturday, November 21 through 23 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, November 24 at 2:00 pm.  Please see the link below to purchase tickets. https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/35728

AP Exams

Taking the Advanced Placement exams is an important part of all AP courses.   Sherwood High School encourages that all students take AP exams for the AP classes they are enrolled in.   Scoring well on an AP exam can often earn students college credit for their high school class, saving a significant amount

Dangers of Youth Vaping- Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Medstar Montgomery Medical Center and Farquhar Middle School PTSA present "The Dangers of Youth Vaping" on Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00 pm.  This meeting will be held at Farquhar Middle School, 17017 Batchellors Forest Road, Olney, MD  20832.  The speaker for this event is Dr. Marilou Tablang-Jimenez, Director of B

MCPS Juniors and Seniors Invited to Attend National Hispanic College Fair November 19

The National Hispanic College Fair (NHCF) will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg.  This annual event sponsored by NHCF and MCPS for juniors and seniors is free for students to attend.  The fair features more than 40 colleges, universities, and service org

NAACP Parents' Council to Kickoff Event to Take Place November 19

The NAACP Parents’ Council kickoff meeting will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19 at Northwest High School. This event will bring together parents/guardians, MCPS teachers, principals, and administrators to share ideas on how to champion equity and excellence in education. Participants will h

MCPS Seeking Feedback on 2020-2021 School Year Calendar Scenarios

During the regular business meeting on Tuesday, October 8, the Board of Education reviewed calendar scenarios for the 2020–2021 school year. As a result of legislative action in last spring’s Maryland General Assembly, school districts in Maryland have the authority again to start school before Labor Day and end

Montgomery County Executive to Host Budget Forums

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is holding several budget forums to seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 21) Operating Budget priorities. The forums are scheduled for: Monday, October 21 – 7:00 p.m.   – Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor

County to Host Free Flu Clinics in October and November

The 2019 flu season is upon us. There are simple steps you and your child can take to stay healthy and help prevent the flu. That includes getting a yearly flu vaccine. The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services will conduct free injectable flu vaccine clinics on Tuesday, November 12 from

Equity and Achievement Framework

MCPS is committed to addressing disparities in student outcomes by closing gaps in opportunity and achievement for all students, in all classrooms, in all of our schools. The MCPS All In: Equity and Achievement Framework provides the purpose, path, and plan to ensure success for all students. For more information

Financial Aid Workshops

If you've started wondering about college and how to pay for it, learn more during free financial aid workshops that will be held throughout the fall at MCPS high schools.  During these sessions, parents/guardians and students will learn what financial aid is, what kinds of financial aid are available, and how student