Browse Public Announcements for 2005 - 2006 School Year

Multiple Language Access Expanded on MCPS Web Site

(November 29, 2005)

Speakers of languages other than English can now find information about Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in one click from the MCPS Web site's home page. Web sites have been created in Chine ...(more)

Board Approves FY 2007 Capital Budget Request

(November 22, 2005)

FY 2007-2012 Capital Improvements Program Request Totals $1.174 Billion On November 17, the Board of Education approved a FY 2007 Capital Budget appropriation request totaling $188.2 million and an ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Changes in Boundaries

(November 22, 2005)

The Board of Education approved boundary changes related to the new Clarksburg High School, Northwest Elementary School #7, and Northeast Consortium Elementary School #16 at the November 17 Board meet ...(more)

Record Number of Students Named Nat'l AP Scholars

(November 18, 2005)

160 Students Honored for Top Performance on AP Exams A total of 160 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students--by far the largest number ever--were among the nation's top performers on the A ...(more)

Technology Students to Donate Computer Lab

(November 15, 2005)

The Montgomery County Students Information Technology Foundation, Inc. (MCSITF) has reconditioned and will donate a computer lab--consisting of six computers with operating systems, monitors, keyboard ...(more)

Supreme Court Rules on Schaffer v. Weast

(November 14, 2005)

United States Supreme Court Rules 6 to 2 in Favor of MCPS in Schaffer Case on ‘Burden of Proof’ in Special Education Cases The United States Supreme Court ruled 6 to 2 in favor of the Montgomery ...(more)

NEC/DCC Meetings Set for Private School Students

(November 14, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will hold information meetings on the Choice Process for student assignment for families of Grade 8 students who are currently enrolled in private schools and r ...(more)

Meeting Set for Private School Students on MSMC

(November 14, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will hold an information meeting on the Middle School Magnet Consortium (MSMC) Choice Process for student assignment for families of Grade 5 students who are cu ...(more)

MSMC Open House Meetings are Scheduled

(November 14, 2005)

All Montgomery County parents/guardians of Grade 5 students are invited to attend three evening open houses to learn about middle school options available in the Middle School Magnet Consortium (MSMC) ...(more)

Sherwood ES Principal Wins Post Award

(November 10, 2005)

Jerrold (Jerry) Perlet, principal of Sherwood Elementary School, has been selected to receive the 2005 Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award for Montgomery County. Perlet, prin ...(more)

Board Names Clarksburg High School

(November 09, 2005)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday (November 8) and, among other items, approved a resolution to investigate ways to improve public participation in the budget process and approved a resolution reg ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on November 8

(November 04, 2005)

Agenda 8:30 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 9:30 a.m. 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Veterans' Day (A) 2.3 American Education Week (A) 10:00 ...(more)

Rosa Parks Middle School Honors Civil Rights Leader

(November 02, 2005)

Rosa Parks Middle School hosted a ceremony honoring the school’s namesake, Rosa Parks, on Wednesday, November 2. Board of Education President Patricia B. O’Neill and Deputy Superintendent of Scho ...(more)

Pyle Middle School Named MD Blue Ribbon School

(November 02, 2005)

Thomas W. Pyle Middle School in Bethesda has been named one of six Maryland No Child Left Behind/Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence for 2005-2006 by the Maryland State Department of Education. Pyle ...(more)

NEC and DCC Consortia to Hold Open Houses

(November 01, 2005)

In December 2005, students in Grade 8 who live in the Northeast Consortium (NEC) or the Downcounty Consortium (DCC) areas will participate in the Choice Process in which they will rank their choice of ...(more)