Browse Public Announcements for 2004 - 2005 School Year

School Based After-School and Evening Activities Canceled Today

(January 19, 2005)

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT Montgomery County Public Schools will close on time today, Wednesday, January 19. All school sponsored after-school activities for students and staff are canceled today du ...(more)

Summer Search Showcases Student Opportunities

(January 18, 2005)

ROCKVILLE, MD-The Division of Family and Community Partnerships will host the 2005 Summer Search Family Night on Wednesday, February 2, from 7:00-9:00 p.m., at the Carver Educational Services Center A ...(more)

Student Transfer Season to Begin February 1

(January 14, 2005)

ROCKVILLE, MD - Montgomery County parents who wish to request a change in school assignment for their children from their home school may begin the process during the upcoming transfer season, which w ...(more)

15 Students are Named Intel Semifinalists

(January 13, 2005)

ROCKVILLE, MD-Thirteen students from Montgomery Blair High School--more than any other school in the nation--plus one student each from Winston Churchill High School and Walt Whitman High School were ...(more)

Board of Education Reviews Foreign Language Program

(January 11, 2005)

The Board of Education met today [January 11] and, among other items, discussed a report on the foreign language program, reviewed an update on safety and security, and appointed three administrators. ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Tuesday, January 11

(January 07, 2005)

Agenda 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 African American History Month (A) 10:30 Public Comments 11:00 2.0 Foreign Language Report (D) 12:00 p.m ...(more)

Middle School Magnet Consortium Meetings are Set

(December 27, 2004)

ROCKVILLE, MD - Beginning in fall 2005, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will open three new magnet middle schools to give parents and students more educational choices and opportunities. MCPS ...(more)

Lead Tests for 25 More School Buildings Released

(December 21, 2004)

The analysis of water sample tests for elevated levels of lead at another 25 school buildings has been completed (see link below). All 25 buildings had elevated levels of lead in at least some locati ...(more)

56 Teachers Receive National Board Certification

(December 20, 2004)

Fifty-six Montgomery County Public Schools teachers are among the 153 Maryland teachers who have achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) this year. Thi ...(more)

Safety Program for Parents of Teens is Launched

(December 20, 2004)

Thomas S. Wootton High School students, staff, and parents will help launch Montgomery County's “Parents Who Host Lose the Most” program on Tuesday, December 21, at 11:00 a.m. in the Wootton High Scho ...(more)

Schools Will Open On Time, Dec. 20

(December 20, 2004)

All Montgomery County Public Schools will open on time, Monday, Dec. 20. ...(more)

Special Ed Staffing Plan Available for Comment

(December 16, 2004)

The special education staffing plan for the 2005-2006 school year is available for public review and comment as part of the process for considering the superintendent's recommended operating budget fo ...(more)

John Poole MS Closed Today, December 16

(December 16, 2004)

John Poole Middle School will close at 9:45 a.m. today, Thursday, December 16, due to a lack of power. Bus transportation will be provided. All after-school and evening school and community acti ...(more)

Superintendent Proposes $1.7 Billion Budget

(December 15, 2004)

Building on five years of significant academic achievement, Superintendent Jerry D. Weast recommended a $1.7 billion FY 2006 operating budget to the Board of Education Wednesday designed to ensure the ...(more)

Board Approves 2005-2006 School Year Calendar

(December 15, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [December 14] and, among other items, approved the school calendar for the 2005-2006 school year. The Board also reviewed the first annual report of Our Call to A ...(more)