Browse Public Announcements for 2006 - 2007 School Year

MCPS Receives Gold Medal for Twelfth Year

(November 21, 2006)

MCPS Earns Twelfth Consecutive Gold Medal from Expansion Management Magazine Montgomery County Public Schools has been named a Gold Medal school system for the twelfth consecutive year by Expansion ...(more)

Gaithersburg HS Trading Room is First of Its Kind

(November 20, 2006)

Gaithersburg High School Celebrates Opening of First High School Stock Trading Room in Nation Students Have $25,000 Fund to Trade Gaithersburg High School (GHS) today celebrated the opening of i ...(more)

Stock Trading Room Enhances Investment Class

(November 15, 2006)

Gaithersburg High School Celebrates Opening of First High School Stock Trading Room in Nation Students Will Have Fund of $25,000 To Trade Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent ...(more)

Board Approves Platform on Priority Isssues

(November 15, 2006)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, and, among other items, approved a legislative platform and tentatively approved an amendment to Policy JFA, Student Rights and Responsibiliti ...(more)

Newport Mill MS Principal Wins Leadership Award

(November 14, 2006)

Nelson McLeod, Jr., principal of Newport Mill Middle School, has been recognized as this year’s winner of The Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award for Montgomery County. The a ...(more)

Student Wins Entrepreneurship Award

(November 13, 2006)

Fine Foto, a successful photography business, won Montgomery Blair High School senior Thomas Dant second place and a $5,000 award in the first annual Smith Barney/NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship ...(more)

Board Seeks Applicants for District 4 Vacancy

(November 10, 2006)

Individuals who live in Board of Education District 4 in Montgomery County are invited to apply for the vacancy created by the pending resignation of Valerie Ervin. Ervin will be leaving the Board bec ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on November 14

(November 09, 2006)

Agenda 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.1 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.2 In Honor of Veterans (A) 2.3 ...(more)

Grade 2 Students Attend Strathmore Concert

(November 08, 2006)

10,000 Second Graders To Attend National Philharmonic Concert at The Music Center at Strathmore Ruth Rales Comcast Kids Student Concerts Mark Third Year “My favorite part was when everybody san ...(more)

New Board of Education Members Are Elected

(November 08, 2006)

New and Veteran Members Are Elected to the Board. The following individuals were elected to the Board of Education on November 7, 2006. -Patricia B. O’Neill was reelected to the Board for a thir ...(more)

Record 224 Students Named Nat'l AP Scholars

(November 06, 2006)

A total of 224 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students—surpassing last year’s all-time high—have been named National Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars by The College Board for the highest leve ...(more)

Schools To Benefit from Points Scored by Wizards Star

(November 06, 2006)

Ten Elementary and Eight Middle Schools, Mark Twain School To Benefit from Gilbert Arenas’ Scores for Schools Program Nineteen schools in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will receive $100 ...(more)

Lee Middle School Wins Family Partnership Award

(November 02, 2006)

Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School has been honored with a 2006 Partnership School Award from the National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) at Johns Hopkins University. The school was honored fo ...(more)

Forums To Focus on Goals for Middle School Reform

(October 30, 2006)

Proposed Goals and Strategies for Middle School Reform Are the Subject of Two Public Forums Staff, parents, students, and community members are invited to give their input on the proposed goals and ...(more)

Weast Plan Would Reduce Portable Classroom Use

(October 30, 2006)

Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, is recommending a new plan to the Board of Education that will dramatically reduce the number of portable classrooms used in Montgomery County Public Sch ...(more)