Browse Public Announcements for 2000 - 2001 School Year

Youth Leadership Montgomery Participants Receive $1,000 Community Service Awards

(June 12, 2001)

Four Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students who were part of the Youth Leadership Montgomery Class of 2001 have received $1,000 awards for their outstanding leadership in developing and impl ...(more)

Nextel Cell Phone Pilot Project at Walter Johnson High School Enhances Communication among Staff and Parents

(June 11, 2001)

Nextel Communications, as part of a partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools, has completed a successful two-year pilot project with Walter Johnson High School. Nextel provided 70 key staff m ...(more)

Friends of School Health Coalition to Sponsor Briefing at Eastern Middle School on Issues Affecting Student Health

(June 08, 2001)

The Bi-Partisan Congressional School Health and Safety Caucus and leading national health and education organization members of the Friends of School Health are sponsoring a briefing on student health ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda - June 12, 2001

(June 07, 2001)

8:30 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Leadership Montgomery Youth Community Service Leadership Awards (A) 1.3 Board/Superintendent Comments (D) ...(more)

Registration Period Continues for Head Start and Extended Elementary Education Program (EEEP)

(June 06, 2001)

The Montgomery County Public Schools’ Head Start and Extended Elementary Education (EEEP) program office is extending the registration period for eligible children who will be four years old by Decemb ...(more)

Update on State Fine for CTBS Test Security Violation

(June 05, 2001)

[The following is the text of a letter received yesterday (Monday, June 4) from Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick, state superintendent of schools, detailing the cost of the state fine being imposed as a result o ...(more)

An Additional Fifteen Students Win National Merit College Scholarships

(June 05, 2001)

Fifteen MCPS high school seniors have won college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships, bringing the total number of Merit scholars in the school system to 39 so far this year.The local scholars are ...(more)

Update on Test Security Investigation Findings and Recommendations

(June 05, 2001)

[The following is the text of a memorandum sent yesterday (Monday, June 4) to the Board of Education from Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, as an update on the findings and recommendation ...(more)

Survey of Graduating Seniors Outlines their Education and Career Plans After High School

(June 01, 2001)

Most of the Montgomery County Public Schools' 23 high schools will be holding their graduation ceremonies in the next two weeks. For a large majority of graduating seniors, the next step will be head ...(more)

Graduation Ceremonies Featuring Outstanding Speakers Scheduled for Nearly 8,500 Seniors from the Montgomery County Public Schools

(May 30, 2001)

Nearly 8,500 high school students and students in alternative programs are graduating and receiving diplomas from the Montgomery County Public Schools this spring. Twenty-eight schools have scheduled ...(more)

Wootton Senior Wins International Award in Botany, as County Students Excel in Science and Engineer Fair

(May 25, 2001)

Robert Kao, a twelfth grade student at Thomas S. Wootton High School, received the Best in Category award in the botany category at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair last week in Sa ...(more)

Montgomery County Council Approves an 8.8-Percent Increase in the School System's Budget, Adding $107.5 Million

(May 24, 2001)

The Montgomery County Council today [Thursday, May 24] approved an 8.8-percent increase in funding for the Montgomery County Public Schools next year, adding $107.5 million to the operating budget ove ...(more)

Darnestown Elementary School Wins National Blue Ribbon Award for Educational Excellence

(May 23, 2001)

Darnestown Elementary School, nominated as one of seven public schools representing Maryland in a nationwide competition for the country's highest educational honors, has been named a national Blue Ri ...(more)

Joint Letter by County Council and Board of Education on School Construction

(May 22, 2001)

[The following is the text of a joint letter today (Tuesday, May 22) to Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan from County Council President Blair Ewing, Council Education Committee Chairman Mi ...(more)

Board of Education Outlines Plans for $2.3 Million in New Title I Funding and Appoints 10 New School Principals

(May 22, 2001)

The Board of Education, at its meeting last night [Monday, May 21], outlined plans for using $2.3 million in new federal funding to expand full-day kindergarten and reduce class size in Title I school ...(more)