Browse Public Announcements for 2004 - 2005 School Year

Board of Education Approves Updated Strategic Plan

(June 30, 2005)

The Board of Education met on Monday (June 27) and, among other items, approved an update of the strategic plan. In addition, the Board made four administrative appointments and recognized MCPS-Univer ...(more)

Board Approves Settlement in Health Ed. Lawsuit

(June 27, 2005)

The Board of Education of Montgomery County tonight approved a settlement agreement that resolves a federal lawsuit over revisions to the health education curriculum and achieved the Board's goal of e ...(more)

Conference Focus is on High Schools of the Future

(June 27, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools, in partnership with Montgomery College, University System of Maryland, Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education, and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Te ...(more)

Walter Johnson HS Wins It's Academic Superbowl

(June 27, 2005)

Walter Johnson High School is the winner of the It's Academic Superbowl for the 2004-2005 school year. The superbowl competition tests the knowledge of regional winners from high schools from the Wash ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, June 27

(June 24, 2005)

Agenda 6:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 7:30 p.m. 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.1 Recognition of MCPS -- University Partnerships (R) 2.2 Recog ...(more)

Magruder Student Participates in National Panel

(June 20, 2005)

The MetLife Foundation and the Committee for Economic Development recently held a panel discussion on the 2004 MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Transitions and the Role of Supportive Relationsh ...(more)

AYP Data Released by State Education Department

(June 20, 2005)

The Maryland State Department of Education released its preliminary determinations today of Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) based on the 2005 Maryland School Assessment of elementary and middle schools ...(more)

MCPS Web Team Honors Best of the Web Winners

(June 17, 2005)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Web Services Team honored individuals and schools at a recent ceremony with Best of the Web awards and recognitions for developing the MCPS Web site. The c ...(more)

Used School Supplies Sought for Children in Need

(June 16, 2005)

Now is an excellent time to clean out your junk drawers, your child's backpack, and your home or business office! Donate used, yet usable, school supplies--pencils, rulers, paper, glue, notebooks, cra ...(more)

Grading Policy Implementation Changes Approved

(June 15, 2005)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday (June 14) and, among other items, adopted the FY 2006 Operating Budget, appointed twelve administrators, and approved a modified implementation plan for Policy IK ...(more)

Special Ed. Staffing Plan Meetings are Scheduled

(June 15, 2005)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) FY 2007 Special Education Staffing Plan Committee is holding three work sessions to review the FY 2006 Special Education Staffing Plan; receive information ...(more)

Administrator Honored as School CIO of the Year

(June 14, 2005)

Award Presented to John Q. Porter at EduStat Summit 2005 in New York SchoolNet, Inc., and Public CIO Magazine have named John Q. Porter, deputy superintendent for Strategic Technologies and Account ...(more)

Board of Education Will Meet on Tuesday, June 14

(June 10, 2005)

Agenda 8:30 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Leadership Montgomery Youth Community Service Leadership Aw ...(more)

Teacher Wins Disney Early Childhood Award

(June 10, 2005)

Dara Feldman, a kindergarten teacher at Garrett Park Elementary School, is one of only three honorees throughout the nation being recognized in early childhood education with a Disney Education Award ...(more)

Students Honored for Roles in Stage Productions

(June 09, 2005)

Students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) were among 37 local winners of awards from the Critics and Awards Program (Cappies) honoring high school actors, stage technicians, singers, dancers ...(more)