Browse Public Announcements for 2001 - 2002 School Year

Funding for Special Education Increases Significantly

(May 13, 2002)

A five-year review of budget initiatives to improve special education services for MCPS students shows that funding for special education has increased significantly during the period from FY 2001-03. ...(more)

Takoma Park Middle School Teacher is MCPS Teacher of the Year

(May 13, 2002)

Arlene Barte-Lowe, a sixth grade English and reading teacher at Takoma Park Middle School, has been selected to receive the MCPS Teacher of the Year award. Barte-Lowe will represent Montgomery County ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda for May 14, 2002

(May 10, 2002)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA Tuesday, May 14, 2002, 10:00 a. m.* 9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Salute to Sch ...(more)

Enrollment Option Offered for Students Attending 10 Title I Schools

(May 10, 2002)

The Montgomery County Public Schools is proceeding with a consistent and comprehensive process to implement federal requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 regarding enrollment options ...(more)

Northeast Consortium Students Receive First Choice of Assignment

(May 09, 2002)

One hundred percent of eighth grade students moving into Northeast Consortium schools next fall will receive their first choice of school assignment for the 2002-03 school year. Students in the con ...(more)

Kennedy High School Leads Field in Technology Challenge

(May 07, 2002)

Seventy-eight teams of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) elementary and secondary students competed in the 2002 Technology Challenge on April 19 at the Germantown Campus of Montgomery College. ...(more)

CTBS Results Improve -- All Areas At or Above the 64th Percentile

(May 06, 2002)

Students in Grades 2, 4, and 6 performed at or above last year’s results on nationally normed tests in reading, mathematics, and language, with all subject areas at or exceeding the 64th percentile na ...(more)

Broad Acres Recognized for Progress in Reading and Math

(May 06, 2002)

Broad Acres Elementary School was recognized today [Monday, May 6] for continuing to make academic progress in student performance following the reorganization of the instructional program and staff a ...(more)

Matsunaga Elementary and Longview School Dedicate New Facility

(April 30, 2002)

The dedication of Spark Matsunaga Elementary School and Longview School will be held on Sunday, May 5. The dedication ceremony is from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m., followed by community events from 3:00 unt ...(more)

"Drive for Supplies" to Distribute Reusable School Supplies

(April 30, 2002)

For the second year in a row, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be participating at the end of the school year in a school and locker clean-out project in collaboration with Learn Shop, Inc ...(more)

Special Needs Students Take to the Ice

(April 25, 2002)

More than 35 children with special needs from the Longview School in Germantown will take to the ice in wheelchairs at the ARC Icesports Skating Arena in Rockville on May 1 from 11:00 a.m. until noon. ...(more)

Springbrook High School Student Elected to Board of Education

(April 25, 2002)

A junior at Springbrook High School has been elected the new student member of the county Board of Education for the 2002-2003 school year. Mihyar Alnifaidy was chosen by 70.35 percent of the secon ...(more)

Public Forum Scheduled on Grading and Reporting Policy

(April 24, 2002)

The Montgomery County Board of Education has scheduled a public forum on Policy IKA, “Grading and Reporting” to provide an early opportunity for input from parents, students, and staff as revisions ar ...(more)

Highlights of Board of Education Meeting on April 22

(April 23, 2002)

The Board of Education met yesterday [April 22] and, among other items, approved proposed amendments to the Fiscal Year 2003 Operating Budget, endorsed the planned use by the County government of Educ ...(more)

Duncan Endorses Plans to Expand Full-Day K, Reduce Class Size

(April 23, 2002)

Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan today [Tuesday, April 23] announced his support of the Board of Education’s plans approved last night to usher in $13.5 million in programs and services i ...(more)