Browse Public Announcements for 2000 - 2001 School Year

Montgomery County Board of Education Approves Appointments of Principals and Administrators

(July 01, 2001)

The Board of Education today [Monday, July 2] approved the following administrative appointments: * Judith H. Beiter, currently principal, Samuel Ogle Science, Mathematics, and Technology Elementar ...(more)

Board of Education to Review Newly Prepared Curriculum Framework for Pre-K to Grade 8 Math, Science, Social Studies and English

(June 30, 2001)

The Board of Education will review recommendations on Monday, July 2, to approve a newly developed curriculum framework for mathematics, science, social studies and English/language arts that will out ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

(June 28, 2001)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda Monday, July 2, 2001 10:00 a. m.* 8:30 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Board/Superintendent Comments (D) ...(more)

Board Approves New System Of Shared Accountability and Appoints Seven Administrators

(June 26, 2001)

The Board of Education met yesterday [Monday, June 25] and, among other items, approved the school component of the system of shared accountability, appointed a principal and six other administrators, ...(more)

Schools Continue Well Above National Average and Kindergarten Study Shows More Potential as Higher Targets on Tests are Recommended

(June 25, 2001)

The vast majority of elementary and middle schools continue to achieve school average scores at or above the national average on nationally normed assessment tests in reading, language, and mathematic ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda, June 25, 2001

(June 22, 2001)

7:00 p.m. Closed Session 8:30 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Recognition of Graduates of MCPS-University Partnerships (R) 8:45 Public Comments 9:15 .0 Consent Items ...(more)

Day-Long Career Futures Institute to Focus on Strategies to Support Student Career Development

(June 20, 2001)

A Career Futures Institute on Friday, June 22, at the Montgomery County Campus of Johns Hopkins University will focus on the need for a strong community commitment to fostering career development for ...(more)

Four Teachers Receive Greenblatt Excellence in Teaching Awards

(June 18, 2001)

Four teachers with the Montgomery County Public Schools have won Excellence in Teaching Awards from the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund, which recognizes teachers for excellence in motivating and edu ...(more)

Public Hearing Scheduled on the Naming of a New Middle School in the Lakelands Community

(June 18, 2001)

The Board of Education has scheduled a public hearing to receive community input on a request by the City of Gaithersburg to use the name “Lakelands Park Middle School” for a new school on property in ...(more)

State Task Force Issues Draft Report for Public Review of Recommendations Affecting County Board of Education

(June 13, 2001)

A 16-member state task force has prepared a draft report and recommendations for public review and comment on issues related to a review of the authority, size, composition, and responsibilities of th ...(more)

Forest Oak Middle School Named a 2001 Governor’s Green School for Environmental Focus in Instruction

(June 13, 2001)

Forest Oak Middle School recently was named a 2001 Governor’s Green School, one of only 15 in Maryland this year. The school received a citation from Governor Parris N. Glendening during a ceremony on ...(more)

Next Year’s Calendar Amended to Expand Spring Break, Change Last Day of School for Students

(June 13, 2001)

The calendar for the 2001-2002 school year was amended yesterday [Tuesday, June 12] by the Board of Education, expanding spring break for students and teachers to include Thursday, March 28, to incorp ...(more)

Appointments of Principals and Administrators

(June 12, 2001)

The following principal and administrative appointments were approved today [Tuesday, June 12] by the Board of Education: * Dan Bennett, currently principal of Bel Air Elementary School in Prince W ...(more)

Police Investigation of Student Assault

(June 12, 2001)

The Department of School Safety and Security is assisting the Montgomery County police department with the investigation of yesterday’s assault of a student that took place near Watkins Mill High Scho ...(more)

Draft Curriculum Framework Available On-Line and in Libraries and Schools for Detailed Review and Comment This Month

(June 12, 2001)

The draft curriculum framework that will specify what students are expected to know and be able to do in each grade level from pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 in the four major curricular areas of En ...(more)