Browse Public Announcements for 2001 - 2002 School Year

MSPAP Scores Display Wide Fluctuation, Inconsistencies

(January 28, 2002)

The 2001 results of the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP) for the Montgomery County Public Schools display great variation and inconsistencies among elementary and middle schools, ...(more)

School Journalism Conference at Walt Whitman High School

(January 28, 2002)

The Black & White, Walt Whitman High School’s student newspaper, will host a high school journalism conference on Saturday, February 2, to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The conference will be hel ...(more)

Summer Search Catalogs Summer Opportunities for Students

(January 25, 2002)

Students at all grade levels will be able to participate in a variety of summer enrichment and personal development opportunities through Summer Search. The recently published catalog, Summer Sear ...(more)

Edison High School to Hold Open House

(January 25, 2002)

Thomas Edison High School of Technology will join with education and business partners to present an Educational and Industry Expo Open House on Thursday, February 7, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Snow d ...(more)

Change in Board Meeting Date for Budget Adoption

(January 25, 2002)

The adoption of the FY03 Recommended Operating Budget by the Board of Education has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 29, 2002, beginning at 8:30 p.m. in the Board meeting room of the Carver Educa ...(more)

New Kindergarten Report Card Reflects Revised Curriculum

(January 17, 2002)

Kindergarten students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will bring home a new kind of report card at the end of the first semester this year. The revised Early Childhood Observation Record/Ki ...(more)

Montgomery Blair High Tops Nation in Intel Science Semifinalists

(January 16, 2002)

Seventeen students from Montgomery Blair High School -- more than any other school in the nation -- and two students from Walt Whitman High School were named semifinalists in the 61st Intel Science Ta ...(more)

Student Finalist in‘ChevronTexaco Quiz Kids’ Opera Competition

(January 15, 2002)

Susan (Stevie) Miller, a junior at Richard Montgomery High School, is one of 12 national finalists who will compete for one of three spots on the ChevronTexaco Opera Quiz Kids panel. The ChevronTexac ...(more)

Music Teacher Featured in New Book on Exceptional Teachers

(January 14, 2002)

Debbie Scesa, music teacher at Farmland Elementary School, is featured in the new book Teachers: The Enlightened, the Exceptional, the Extraordinary, published by Andrews McMeel Publishing. Scesa was ...(more)

Julius West Middle School Praised for Outstanding Programs

(January 14, 2002)

Julius West Middle School is one of six middle schools throughout the nation chosen to participate in the final phase of a national study on leadership and programs. The six schools, deemed “highl ...(more)

Meetings to Discuss the Selection of Mathematics Textbooks

(January 14, 2002)

The MCPS Mathematics Evaluation and Selection Committee has recommended mathematics textbooks that are aligned with the MCPS mathematics curriculum. Information meetings to discuss the choice of text ...(more)

Student Transfer Application Process Held from February 1 - April 1

(January 10, 2002)

Montgomery County parents who wish to request a change in school assignment for their children from their regularly-assigned school may begin the process during the upcoming transfer season, which wil ...(more)

Highlights of Board of Education Meeting on January 8

(January 10, 2002)

The Board of Education met this week [Tuesday, January 8] and, among other items, discussed the Instructional Planning Model and an update on systemwide continuous improvement. The Board also propose ...(more)

Emergency Information on the Web, TV, Radio, and Telephone

(January 07, 2002)

Here's a summary of the places where information is posted when the school system announces school cancellations, delayed openings, or early closures due to weather conditions and other emergencies. ...(more)

Board of Education Agenda for January 8

(January 03, 2002)

Tuesday, January 8, 2002* 8:30 a.m. Closed Session and Lunch 1:00 p.m. Public Meeting Begins 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 African American History Month (A) 1 ...(more)