Browse Public Announcements for 2004 - 2005 School Year

Candidates for Presidential Scholars Named

(February 17, 2005)

Eighteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) seniors have been selected as candidates for the 2004-2005 Presidential Scholars awards, one of the highest honors given to high school seniors in the ...(more)

High School Course Bulletin Now in New Online Format

(February 16, 2005)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) High School Course Bulletin is now available on the MCPS web site for the first time in a searchable and interactive format. This is the first interactive o ...(more)

Research Scholars Share Science with Local Students

(February 15, 2005)

Medical students from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)-National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Scholars Program are reaching out and sharing their excitement about science with Montgome ...(more)

Public Comment Sought on New Governance Policy

(February 14, 2005)

The Montgomery County Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its new core governance policy on creating and sustaining a positive work environment. Core governance policies expre ...(more)

Magruder Program Hosts Visits from State Officials

(February 11, 2005)

Students and teachers at Col. Zadok Magruder High School who participate in Project Lead the Way, a national pre-engineering program administered in Maryland by the State Department of Education, will ...(more)

Westbrook ES Principal to Head Saturday Schools

(February 11, 2005)

Michael Thomas, formerly principal of Westbrook Elementary School, began his new position as head of the George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy, Inc., as of February 7, 2005. As “principal on special ...(more)

Budget Includes 175 Teachers to Reduce Class Size

(February 09, 2005)

$9.8 Million Initiative is First Systemwide Reduction in Maximum Class Size Guidelines in 20 years ROCKVILLE, MD – Many classes in Montgomery County Public Schools will be smaller this fall unde ...(more)

Board Adopts $1.7 Billion FY 2006 Operating Budget

(February 08, 2005)

The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously adopted a $1.7 billion Fiscal Year 2006 Operating Budget Tuesday that includes new investments to reduce class size, expand full-day kindergarten, ...(more)

Special Education Job Fair Scheduled for March 5

(February 07, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomes qualified candidates to a Special Education Job Fair on Saturday, March 5, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Quince Orchard High School. Applicants mu ...(more)

Press Event to Focus on Class Size Reduction

(February 07, 2005)

First Systemwide Reduction in Maximum Class Size Guidelines in 20 Years A press conference on February 9 at 10:30 a.m. in a classroom at Wyngate Elementary School will focus on the commitment of th ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tues., February 8

(February 04, 2005)

Agenda 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.1 Items of Legislation (A) 10:30 Public Comments 11:00 ...(more)

MCPS Named Gold Medal System for Tenth Year

(February 04, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) was named a Gold Medal school system for the tenth consecutive year by Expansion Management magazine as a measure of the attractiveness of the school system to ...(more)

New Edition of Aim High! Parent Guide is Now Available

(February 03, 2005)

Aim High!, a newly revised publication of the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Department of Communications, is designed to inform parents of African American students about opportunities for r ...(more)

Teacher is Finalist for Nat'l Physical Education Award

(February 03, 2005)

Cindy Lins, physical education teacher at Spark Matsunaga Elementary School, recently was named one of six national finalists for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education Elementary S ...(more)

MSMC to Hold Meeting for Private School Families

(February 02, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will hold an information and enrollment meeting about the new MCPS Middle School Magnet Consortium (MSMC) for families of Grade 5 students who currently attend ...(more)