Browse Public Announcements for 2004 - 2005 School Year

Board Seeks Members for Family Life Cmtte.

(October 19, 2004)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking adults to serve on the Family Life and Human Development Advisory Committee. The advisory committee serves an important role in providing guidance ...(more)

Superintendent Releases Boundary Recommendations

(October 15, 2004)

Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, has released his recommendations to the Board of Education for boundaries for the reopening of Connecticut Park Elementary School, the new Quince Orchard ...(more)

Student Volunteers Sought for Tutoring Program

(October 14, 2004)

The Montgomery County Public Schools After-School Tutoring Program (MCPS ASTP) is seeking high school students to volunteer in selected elementary schools as assistants to MCPS teacher tutors. The ...(more)

19 Schools Found with Elevated Levels of Lead

(October 14, 2004)

Results of continued testing for elevated levels of lead in the water in school facilities have been released for 19 additional schools. Thus far, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has received ...(more)

Board Reviews Updates on Grading & Reporting Policy

(October 13, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [October 12, 2004] and, among other items, reviewed the implementation of the grading and reporting policy. Members also reviewed a teacher centered model for te ...(more)

New Grading Policy is Focus of Call-in Show on Ch. 34

(October 12, 2004)

Viewpoint: Grading & Reporting, a live call-in television program, will air on Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Cable Channel 34 on Monday, October 18, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The program wil ...(more)

Henry Lee Resigns from Board of Education

(October 12, 2004)

Montgomery County Board of Education member Dr. Henry Lee resigned his seat effective at the end of the Board of Education meeting on October 12, 2004. Dr. Lee was elected by the Board of Education t ...(more)

Officials Issue Traffic Safety Letter to Families

(October 11, 2004)

The importance of community awareness of good driver and pedestrian safety practices is the focus of a letter sent recently to students, parents, and staff in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, Oct. 12

(October 11, 2004)

Agenda 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 American Indian Heritage Month (A) 1.3 Montgomery County Employees' Charity Campaign (A) 1.4 Presentation of ...(more)

MCPS Web Site Wins National Best of the Web Award

(October 08, 2004)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) web site has been named the best K-12 school district web site in the United States by the Center for Digital Education. The site - www.montgomeryschools ...(more)

Northeast Consortium (NEC) to Hold Meetings

(October 07, 2004)

In December 2004, students in Grade 8 who live in the Northeast Consortium (NEC) area will rank their choice of high schools for the 2005-2006 school year. During the month of October, preferred choi ...(more)

Consortium (DCC) to Hold Meetings on Choice Process

(October 07, 2004)

In December 2004, students in Grade 8 who live in the Downcounty Consortium (DCC) area will rank their choice of high schools for the 2005-2006 school year. During the month of October, choice inform ...(more)

Blake Principal Receives Mark Mann Award

(October 06, 2004)

Carole C. Goodman, principal of James Hubert Blake 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 e ...(more)

MCPS Observes Walk to School Day on October 7

(October 05, 2004)

Students, families, and staff at Luxmanor Elementary School will be joined by Board of Education President Sharon W. Cox, Superintendent Jerry D. Weast, Delegate William Bronrott, representatives from ...(more)

Whitman Stadium to be Named for Principal Marco

(September 30, 2004)

The stadium at Walt Whitman High School will be named in honor of Dr. Jerry Marco, principal of the school since 1975, who retired earlier this year. The naming ceremony will take place at halftime d ...(more)