Browse Public Announcements for 2008 - 2009 School Year

Class of 2008 Continues Upward Trend on ACT

(August 13, 2008)

ACT Scores for MCPS Students Are Above State Averages, Show Steady Increase Over Five Years A report outlining the achievement on the ACT assessment of college readiness by the Class of 2008 in Mon ...(more)

First MCPS Fair for Families Set for August 16 at Carver Center

(August 01, 2008)

Montgomery County Public Schools Families Are Invited to First-Ever MCPS Back-to-School Fair on August 16 For the first time ever, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will kick off the school y ...(more)

International Student Admissions Office Holds Open House

(July 30, 2008)

The Montgomery County Public Schools International Student Admissions Office (ISAO) will hold an open house on Tuesday, August 12, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The ISAO is located at the Rocking Hor ...(more)

Board Approves Update to Comprehensive Master Plan

(July 29, 2008)

School Board Approves Comprehensive Master Plan Update, Appoints Three Administrators The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Monday, July 28, and among other actions, approved a prelimina ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Monday, July 28

(July 25, 2008)

Agenda 5:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 6:30 p.m. 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 6:35 Public Comments 7:05 Boa ...(more)

Drive for Supplies Recycles Usable School Supplies

(July 25, 2008)

Press Event on July 28 Will Celebrate the Results of This Year’s Drive The annual Drive for Supplies press conference and celebration will take place at Richard Montgomery High School on Monday, Ju ...(more)

Fifteen More Students Named National Merit Scholars

(July 24, 2008)

Fifteen students were named in the second round of college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in July. The students are among 31 winners in Maryland of scholarships sponsored by colleges and un ...(more)

MCPS Professional Library Merges with USG Collection

(July 23, 2008)

MCPS Professional Library and Library at the Universities at Shady Grove Merge to Expand Access to Academic Publications and Electronic Resources School System Staff and University Faculty and Stud ...(more)

Solar Energy Projects To Help Power Three Schools

(July 17, 2008)

MCPS Plans to Tap into Solar Energy to Help Power Clarksburg and Richard Montgomery High Schools and College Gardens Elementary School ROCKVILLE, MD – Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) ...(more)

Board Adopts MCPS Strategic Plan, Appoints Six Administrators, and Discusses MSA scores

(July 16, 2008)

ROCKVILLE, MD--The Board of Education met on Tuesday, July 15, and, among other items, discussed the 2008–2009 MCPS Strategic Plan, Our Call To Action: Pursuit of Excellence. The Board of Education a ...(more)

Students' Scores Higher on Maryland School Assessment

(July 15, 2008)

MCPS Students Achieve Sixth Consecutive Year of Higher Scores on Maryland School Assessment African American and Hispanic Students Make Significant Strides in Narrowing the Achievement Gap ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tuesday, July 15

(July 14, 2008)

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) 10:05 Public Comments 10:3 ...(more)

Deadline Extended -- Nominations for Distinguished Service Awards

(July 10, 2008)

Nominees Sought for Twelfth Annual Distinguished Service to Public Education Awards The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its Twelfth Annual Awards ...(more)

Student Board Member Quratul-Ann Malik to Be Sworn In

(July 01, 2008)

Watkins Mill High School rising senior Quratul-Ann Malik will be sworn in as the 31st student member of the Board of Education at 7 p.m. this evening, July 1, at the Carver Educational Services Center ...(more)