Browse Public Announcements for 2006 - 2007 School Year

Students Honored for Roles in Stage Productions

(June 06, 2007)

Three Awards Go to Students at Winston Churchill High School Four students and an orchestral group in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) were among the local winners of awards from the Critics ...(more)

Newport Mill MS Named Nat'l School of Character

(June 01, 2007)

The Character Education Partnership (CEP) has named Newport Mill Middle School a 2007 National School of Character in its prestigious annual awards program. Ten schools around the nation were honored ...(more)

New Play and Learn Kits Promote Language Skills

(May 25, 2007)

Preschool Students at Gaithersburg Judy Center Will Demonstrate PAL Activities A press conference to showcase the new Play and Learn (PAL) kits for parents and young children has been scheduled at ...(more)

Council Approves $1.985 Billion MCPS Operating Budget

(May 24, 2007)

Final Budget Includes Funding for Middle School Reform, Special Education Improvements, Salary Increases for Employees, and Several Other Initiatives The Montgomery County Council unanimously appro ...(more)

Board Approves Early Childhood, Elementary Policy

(May 23, 2007)

The Board of Education met on Monday (May 21) and, among other items, amended the school calendar for 2007-2008 to reflect a change in the primary election date, discussed middle school assignment for ...(more)

Speakers Highlight 2007 Graduation Ceremonies

(May 22, 2007)

Nearly 10,400 high school students and students in alternative programs are graduating and receiving diplomas from the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) this spring. Twenty-nine schools have sch ...(more)

Newsweek Ranks 5 MCPS High Schools in Nation's Top 100

(May 20, 2007)

Four in Top 70 is more than any Other Washington Area District All 23 Eligible High Schools Named in the Top 3 Percent in the Nation ROCKVILLE, MD -- For the fourth consecutive year, Newsweek ...(more)

Students Offered Professional Development

(May 18, 2007)

The annual Professional Development Conference for Students will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2007, from 8:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m., at the Universities at Shady Grove, located at 9630 Gudelsky Drive in Roc ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Monday, May 21

(May 18, 2007)

Agenda 6:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 7:00 p.m. 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Margaret Cutler Interages Award (R) ...(more)

Family Life Committee Applicants Sought

(May 15, 2007)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking community members, representatives of organizations, and public high school students to serve on the Citizens Advisory Committee on Family Life and ...(more)

12 High Schools Recognized for HSA Performance

(May 09, 2007)

The Maryland State Department of Education has announced that 12 local high schools received awards in the 2006 Maryland School Performance Recognition Program. The awards are based on overall high pe ...(more)

Board of Education Appoints Nine Principals

(May 09, 2007)

Board Appoints Nine Principals, Urges Support for Improvements in NCLB The Board of Education met on Tuesday (May 8) and, among other items, appointed 10 administrators, including nine principals. ...(more)

Special Ed. Staffing Plan Meetings Scheduled

(May 09, 2007)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) FY 2009 Special Education Staffing Plan Committee is holding three work sessions to review the FY 2008 Special Education Staffing Plan; receive information ...(more)

Best of the Web Awards Honor Schools & Offices

(May 07, 2007)

Watkins Mill High School and webmaster Tobias Gelston were recognized for having the best high school web site in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) at the third annual Best of the MCPS Web award ...(more)

Arts Education Summit Set for Friday, May 11

(May 04, 2007)

MCPS To Participate in Summit to Examine the State of Arts Education in Maryland The Arts Education in Maryland Schools (AEMS) Alliance is sponsoring Superintendents Summit: The State of Arts Educa ...(more)