Browse Public Announcements for 2005 - 2006 School Year

Stedwick Presents Books and Bears to Children's Hospital

(March 29, 2006)

Fifth grade students at Stedwick Elementary School have collected books and stuffed animals to give to children being treated at Children’s Hospital. The idea behind the annual Books and Bears project ...(more)

Comment Sought on Students with Disabilities Policy

(March 29, 2006)

The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its revised Policy IOB, Education of Students with Disabilities, which aligns local policies and procedures with changes in the federal ...(more)

Security Team Leader Is SEIU Employee of Year

(March 28, 2006)

Admired and respected by both students and staff at Springbrook High School, Oliver Riggs, Jr., is the school’s security team leader—but he’s also much more. To some students, he’s junior varsity bask ...(more)

Winner of Shirley Administration Award Is Named

(March 28, 2006)

An open and honest style of communicating, commitment to student achievement and equity, high expectations for staff, and the ability to instill a strong sense of purpose in others are some of the qua ...(more)

Board of Education Appoints Eleven Principals

(March 28, 2006)

The Board of Education met on Monday, March 27, and, among other items, tentatively approved a revised policy on the education of students with disabilities. The Board approved secondary non-core curr ...(more)

MCPS Sponsors Teen Mentoring Program

(March 27, 2006)

Program Seeks New Mentors ROCKVILLE, MD—Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is partnering with other local agencies to match children who are involved in the court system with mentors who can p ...(more)

Board Seeks Student for Family Life Committee

(March 24, 2006)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking public high school students interested in serving on the Citizens Advisory Committee on Family Life and Human Development. The committee serves in ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, March 27

(March 24, 2006)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION Agenda 6:00 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 6:30 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.1 Month of the Young Child ( ...(more)

Board Seeks Applicants for Ethics Panel

(March 24, 2006)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill three vacancies on its five-member Ethics Panel for three-year terms beginning on July 1, 2006. Applicants must be Montgomery County reside ...(more)

Month of the Young Child To Be Celebrated in April

(March 22, 2006)

April is designated annually as the Month of the Young Child. A number of events in Montgomery County are scheduled to celebrate the month and to focus on the importance of a child’s educational and f ...(more)

Homework Hotline Live Is Now Closed Captioned

(March 20, 2006)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Instructional TV recently began live closed captioning of the Homework Hotline Live! program that airs on Cable Channel 33. The new service provides deaf and ha ...(more)

Luxmanor Teacher is Agnes Meyer Award Winner

(March 16, 2006)

Kristy Fischer, a second grade teacher at Luxmanor Elementary School, has been selected as this year’s Agnes Meyer Teacher of the Year by The Washington Post. The Agnes Meyer award is presented annual ...(more)

Lacey Wins Award for Promoting Excellence

(March 16, 2006)

Dr. Frieda K. Lacey, deputy superintendent of schools for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), has received the Nancy S. Grasmick Excellence for Minority Achievement Award for her contributions in ...(more)

Community Involvement Policy Comments Sought

(March 16, 2006)

The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its revised Policy ABA, Community Involvement, which reflects the ongoing collaboration and communication among schools, offices, depar ...(more)

O'Neill Named to National Network of Leaders

(March 15, 2006)

Patricia B. O’Neill, a member of the Montgomery County Board of Education, has been named a member of the national network of 100 District Leaders for Citizenship and Service-Learning. The nationa ...(more)