Browse Public Announcements for 1999 - 2000 School Year

Kick-off Luncheon Launches Automotive Youth Educational Systems Initiative with Thomas Edison High School of Technology

(October 14, 1999)

Thomas Edison High School of Technology has been selected as the first Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) site in Maryland, providing students in the automotive trades program at Edison with ...(more)

Agnes Meyer Award Nominations

(October 13, 1999)

An exceptional MCPS teacher will be selected for recognition and a $3,000 award in the annual Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards program sponsored by The Washington Post.One teacher from each of t ...(more)

High School Seniors Win 723 Awards in Maryland Distinguished Scholars Program

(October 08, 1999)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) 12th grade students have won 723 awards in the Maryland Distinguished Scholars program, which honors students throughout the state for their exceptional academi ...(more)

Dr. Weast's Presentation to MCCPTA

(October 08, 1999)

Superintendent Jerry D. Weast's presentation to the delegate assembly of the MCCPTA on September 28 can be viewed on MCPS Cable Channel 6/60 from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. on the following dates:Monda ...(more)

Maryland Association of Boards of Education Joins Montgomery County Board in Support of Resolution to Reduce Handgun Violence

(October 07, 1999)

The Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) voted to support a resolution on handguns and school safety introduced by the Montgomery County Board of Education during MABE's annual statewide ...(more)

Eisenberg vs. Montgomery County Public Schools

(October 07, 1999)

Copies of the decision yesterday afternoon [Wednesday, October 6] by the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the Board of Education's policy involving the use of race and ethnicity as one o ...(more)

Thirteen Twelfth Grade Students Named Semifinalists in the 1999 National Achievement Scholarship Program

(October 05, 1999)

Thirteen MCPS seniors have been named semifinalists in the 1999 National Achievement Scholarship Program for outstanding African American students.They are among some 1,500 semifinalists nationally, s ...(more)

Cornerstone Ceremony to Mark Completion of House Built by High School Students in Construction Trades Program

(October 05, 1999)

More than 200 students at the Thomas Edison High School of Technology will be recognized at a cornerstone ceremony marking their completion of a student-built house in the Connecticut Avenues Estates ...(more)

Meetings to Explain Preferred Choice Options are Scheduled for Northeast Consortium Schools

(October 01, 1999)

October meetings are scheduled at all five middle schools in the Northeast Consortium to help eighth grade students and their families decide which high school they'd like to attend for the 2000-2001 ...(more)

County Council Approves Board of Education Request for Expanded Spending Affordability Guidelines for Capital Improvements Program

(October 01, 1999)

The County Council has responded favorably to a request by the Board of Education to approve new increased spending guidelines for school facilities.The Council approved FY 2001-2006 Capital Improveme ...(more)

Board of Education Requests County Council Support for Expanded Spending Affordability Guidelines for Capital Improvements Program

(September 28, 1999)

The Board of Education has asked the County Council to address the burgeoning facility needs of the school system with an increase in the Spending Affordability Guidelines (SAG) for the Fiscal Year 20 ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Five Academic Priorities for Next Four Years as Key 'Steps for Success'

(September 24, 1999)

In a move designed to allow the targeting of all school system resources on improving teaching and learning, the Board of Education last night [Thursday, September 23] unanimously approved five academ ...(more)

Montgomery County Public Schools Energy Conservation Program Saves $340,000 in Utility Bills

(September 23, 1999)

The Montgomery County Public Schools' School Energy Rebate Team (SERT) Program will recognize $340,000 in energy savings by local schools at the 1999 SERT Kick-off on September 23 from 9 a.m. to 11 a. ...(more)

Reminder: District of Columbia Curfew

(September 23, 1999)

The Metropolitan Police Department is reminding parents that the curfew law for young people under the age of 17 which is in force in the District of Columbia applies not only to District of Columbia ...(more)

State Honors 22 of Montgomery County Schools for Achieving Substantial Improvement on Statewide Tests -- Ten Schools Share Cash Award of $277,863

(September 23, 1999)

Twenty-two Montgomery County schools have been named among the state's fastest improving schools as part of a $2.75 million statewide School Performance Recognition program, a key component added to M ...(more)