Browse Public Announcements for 2001 - 2002 School Year

Board Appoints Principal for Kensington Parkwood Elementary

(July 01, 2002)

The Board of Education this evening [Monday, July 1] approved the appointment of John Ceschini, currently principal of Rockledge Elementary School in Prince George's County, as principal of Kensington ...(more)

Springbrook HS Senior to be Sworn in as Student Board Member

(June 28, 2002)

Mihyar Alnifaidy, a senior at Springbrook High School, will be sworn in for a one-year term as the student member of the Board of Education on Monday, July 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Car ...(more)

Maryland Team Wins National Panasonic Academic Challenge

(June 27, 2002)

Maryland team members have won first place in the 2002 Panasonic Academic Challenge, a national academic “quiz bowl” competition. In the three-day contest held at Disney World in Florida, the team edg ...(more)

Highlights of the June 24 Meeting of the Board of Education

(June 25, 2002)

The Board of Education met yesterday [June 24] and, among other items, reviewed an update on a new model of Career and Technology Education, rescinded a policy on the employee benefit trust fund, appo ...(more)

Board of Education Appoints 8 New Principals

(June 24, 2002)

The Board of Education met this evening [Monday, June 24] and approved the following appointments of eight principals: * Eileen Lancellotti Dempsey, currently an assistant principal at John F. Ken ...(more)

Community Information Meeting on Downcounty Consortium

(June 24, 2002)

A community information meeting on the new academic programs being planned for the Downcounty Consortium -- including the upcoming ninth grade academies of the four participating high schools -- will ...(more)

Board of Education Agenda for Monday, June 24

(June 21, 2002)

7:00 p.m. Closed Session 8:00 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Recognition of MCPS – University Partnerships (R) 8:20 p.m. Public Comments 8:50 p.m. 2.0 ...(more)

New Entry Dates for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade

(June 21, 2002)

The Maryland State Board of Education has approved new entry dates that gradually raise the age for children entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and Grade 1 for all public schools, including the ...(more)

102 Apply for Title I Enrollment Option, 16 Requests Withdrawn

(June 21, 2002)

Applications for 102 students have been received for the Title I Enrollment Option from among more than 6,000 students enrolled in the 10 participating elementary schools, according to a report yester ...(more)

Council Highlights Expanded Full-Day K and Elementary Gyms

(June 18, 2002)

Council President Steven Silverman and Council Member Marilyn Praisner will highlight the expansion of full-day Kindergarten and the construction of elementary school gymnasiums during a visit to Dr. ...(more)

Principal Named Executive Director to the Deputy Superintendent

(June 18, 2002)

Dr. Judith F. Lewis, currently principal of Kensington-Parkwood Elementary School, has been named executive director in the Office of the Deputy Superintendent of Schools. The assignment was announce ...(more)

Gala to Celebrate Successes of Kindergarten Initiative

(June 17, 2002)

A special Kindergarten Gala will be held to celebrate the successes of the MCPS Comprehensive Kindergarten Initiative and recognize the efforts of students, Kindergarten teachers, and other staff who ...(more)

Career Academies, Programs at Downcounty High Schools

(June 14, 2002)

Montgomery County Public Schools Starting next fall, the four high schools in the Downcounty Consortium will offer academies for incoming ninth grade students that will serve as the foundation for th ...(more)

Four Teachers Win Greenblatt Award for Excellent Teaching

(June 13, 2002)

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

Principal to Lead Development Program for School Administrators

(June 13, 2002)

Dr. Robert L. Bastress, currently principal of Damascus High School, has been named the project manager of the new effort to develop a new professional growth system for administrative and supervisory ...(more)