Browse Public Announcements for 2008 - 2009 School Year

MCPS Graduation Rate Tied for First Among Nation’s Largest Districts

(June 09, 2009)

Nearly 81 out of 100 Seniors Graduate in MCPS with Regular Diploma, Education Week Study Finds A study released by Education Week today finds that the graduation rate in Montgomery County Public Sc ...(more)

Two Teachers Receive Inaugural Lowrie ‘Thank You for Teaching’ Award

(June 08, 2009)

Jaclyn E. Klueger, a third grade teacher at Sequoyah Elementary School, and Margaret K. Duffy, a second grade teacher at Clarksburg Elementary School, have been selected to receive the inaugural Shirl ...(more)

Wheaton HS Partnership with BSO To Expand Students' Musical Horizons

(June 08, 2009)

Partnership with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Designed to Expand the Musical Horizons of Wheaton High School and Loiederman Middle School Students This fall, student musicians at Wheaton High ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tuesday, June 9, 2009

(June 04, 2009)

Agenda 8:30 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Closed Session Resolution (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Recognition of Distinguished Hispanic ...(more)

Riderwood Residents Donate Scholarships to Students

(June 03, 2009)

The Riderwood Village Retirement Community in Silver Spring has donated $294,000 in scholarship money to 49 graduating seniors in the Washington region, including $132,000 to 22 Montgomery County Publ ...(more)

African American Festival of Academic Excellence Celebrates 20th Year

(June 03, 2009)

About 4,000 students were honored for academic excellence during this year’s African American Festival of Academic Excellence, held May 23 at Comcast Center. More than 2,400 students attended the reco ...(more)

Student Named D.C. Region Youth Entrepreneur of the Year

(June 02, 2009)

Julie Cheng, a junior at Richard Montgomery High School, was named Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for the Greater Washington Region by Ernst & Young and Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area ...(more)

Community Summit Held on the Seven Keys to College Readiness

(June 01, 2009)

Community Leaders Join Forces To Help Parents and Teachers Support Success for All Students Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), and Shirley Brandman, pres ...(more)

Eleven Additional Students Win National Merit Scholarships

(May 27, 2009)

Eleven students have been named in the first round of college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships. The students are among 27 winners in Maryland of scholarships sponsored by colleges and universitie ...(more)

Board Discusses Middle School Reform, Appoints Eight Administrators

(May 27, 2009)

Board of Education Adopts Process for Filling Board Vacancy, Discusses Middle School Reform, Appoints Eight Administrators ROCKVILLE, MD—The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, M ...(more)

Board of Education Seeks Applicants for Appointment to Anticipated Vacancy

(May 27, 2009)

Individuals who live in Board of Education District 5 in Montgomery County are invited to apply for the anticipated vacancy created by the upcoming resignation of Ms. Nancy Navarro, who will be leavin ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tuesday, May 26, 2009

(May 22, 2009)

Agenda 5:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 6:00 p.m. 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Champions for Children Awards (A) ...(more)

Speakers Highlight MCPS Graduation Ceremonies for 2009

(May 22, 2009)

More than 10,000 high school students and students in alternative programs are graduating and receiving diplomas from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) this spring. Thirty-one schools and progra ...(more)

Cornerstone Ceremony Marks Completion of 37th Student Built House

(May 20, 2009)

A house built by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students at 3714 Munsey St. in Silver Spring is complete and ready for sale. A Cornerstone Ceremony was held on May 14 to celebrate the comp ...(more)

MCPS School and Office Web Sites Win Best of Web Awards for 2009

(May 20, 2009)

MCPS Webmasters Select Northwood, White Oak and Little Bennett as Best School Web Sites Northwood High School won the Best of the Web Award as the best public high school web site in Montgomery Cou ...(more)