Browse Public Announcements for 2006 - 2007 School Year

Comment Sought on School Naming Policy

(October 16, 2006)

The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its revised Policy FFA, Naming School Facilities, which provides a process by which the Board of Education adopts official names for co ...(more)

Agreement To Expand College-Level Opportunity

(October 16, 2006)

State Universities, Community College, Public Schools Team Up to Boost Early College Opportunities for Montgomery County High School Students University System of Maryland, Montgomery College, Mont ...(more)

Meeting Set on Special Education Services

(October 13, 2006)

Families with special needs students in private or religious school, or who are home-schooled, will be able to consult with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) staff about services available to th ...(more)

Normal Dismissal at 13 Schools That Were in Code Blue

(October 11, 2006)

Thirteen Schools in Code Blue Will Use Normal Dismissal Procedures Dismissal will proceed as normal at the 13 Montgomery County schools in the upcounty area that were in Code Blue today, October 11 ...(more)

Board Tentatively Approves School Naming Policy

(October 11, 2006)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday, October 10, 2006, and, among other items, tentatively approved a revised policy on naming schools and reviewed an update on the Middle School Magnet Consortium. ...(more)

Free Flu Clinics Are Set for Children Ages 5 to 11

(October 10, 2006)

Montgomery County health officials will hold two flu vaccination clinics for children ages 5 to 11 ONLY on Friday, October 20, a school holiday, from 9 a.m. to noon at Albert Einstein High School in S ...(more)

Northwest HS Principal Receives Mann Award

(October 10, 2006)

Sylvia Morrison, principal of Northwest High School, is this year’s winner of the Mark Mann Excellence and Harmony Award, given annually to one local school administrator who has shown an exceptional ...(more)

More Fifth Grade Students Take Accelerated Math

(October 09, 2006)

Record Number of Students Taking Accelerated Math Courses in Fifth Grade, New Data Show For the second consecutive year, the number of fifth grade students taking accelerated math courses has inc ...(more)

HS Students Benefit from University Partnership

(October 09, 2006)

University of Maryland Partnership Provides a Unique Learning Community at Northwood High School Early College High School Model Provides College Campus Experiences for High School Students, Prof ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tues., October 10

(October 06, 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 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 American Indian Heritage Mon ...(more)

Weast Sends Safety Letter to Families and Staff

(October 05, 2006)

Dear Students, Parents, and Staff: The recent tragic school shootings in Colorado, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania provide a grim reminder that school safety and security must remain a priority for our ...(more)

HS Students Benefit from University Partnership

(October 04, 2006)

Early College High School Model Provides College Campus Experiences for High School Students and Professional Development for University Graduate Students Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) an ...(more)

Saturday Schools Program Begins Third Decade

(October 03, 2006)

More than 3,500 Students in Grades K through 12 Participate in the Saturday Morning Tutoring and Mentoring Program at 12 Centers Motivated and confident students. Students achieving on or above ...(more)

Gaithersburg ES to Celebrate Walk to School Day Oct. 4

(September 29, 2006)

County officials, students, and parents will join together in celebrating Walk to School Day at Gaithersburg Elementary School. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 4, beginning at 8:15 a. ...(more)

Students to Participate in Hispanic Caucus

(September 29, 2006)

The Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) and Congressman Christopher Van Hollen are joining together to sponsor an opportunity for high school students to participate in the Stu ...(more)