Browse Public Announcements for 2005 - 2006 School Year

Student Member of the Board is Elected

(April 27, 2006)

Springbrook High School junior Sarah Horvitz has been elected student member of the Board of Education for 2006-2007. Horvitz was chosen by 54 percent of the secondary students who cast ballots in ...(more)

Kimberly Oliver is National Teacher of the Year

(April 25, 2006)

Kimberly Oliver, a Broad Acres Elementary School kindergarten teacher credited with helping turn around declining test scores at the school, has been named National Teacher of the Year for 2006. T ...(more)

Reading Network Volunteers to Be Honored

(April 24, 2006)

A volunteer appreciation tea will be held at 3:00 p.m. on April 25 at the Bethesda North Marriott to honor the more than 650 volunteers who have tutored children in reading this year through the Ruth ...(more)

Ridgeview MS Music Teacher Is County Teacher of Year

(April 21, 2006)

Robert Dahlin, music teacher at Ridgeview Middle School, was named Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year at the April 19 Champions for Children Awards Gala. Dahlin is credited as the ...(more)

Board Approves Curriculum Frameworks

(April 21, 2006)

The Board of Education met on Thursday, April 20, and, among other items, scheduled a hearing for public comment on Seven Locks Elementary School facilities options. The Board took final action on a p ...(more)

Public Hearing Set on Options for Seven Locks ES

(April 20, 2006)

Board Schedules Public Hearing on Options to Replace Seven Locks Elementary School at Kendale or Close the School The Montgomery County Board of Education voted today to seek public comment on tw ...(more)

Champions for Children Honored on April 19

(April 18, 2006)

Awards Ceremony to Celebrate “The Real American Idols”:Teachers, Leaders, and Volunteers The fourth annual Champions for Children Awards Gala will take place on Wednesday, April 19, 6:00 p.m. at th ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Thursday, April 20

(April 18, 2006)

Agenda for Thursday, April 20 8:30 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 Secretaries Week (A) 2.2 National V ...(more)

President Bush Visits Parkland Magnet School

(April 18, 2006)

Parkland Magnet Middle School is a Model for Academic Acceleration and Enrichment in Mathematics, Science, and Technology President George W. Bush and U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellin ...(more)

Weast on Panel Addressing Teacher Quality

(April 11, 2006)

Superintendent Jerry D. Weast was invited to participate in a forum on April 5 called “Putting Race on the Table: Quality Instruction as a Tool for Equity,” held by the Community Foundation for the Na ...(more)

Student Service Learning Program Allows Advocacy

(April 08, 2006)

Student Service Learning Program Allows Students to Earn Service Credit for Advocacy Activities ROCKVILLE, MD – All high school students in Maryland must complete 60 hours of student service lear ...(more)

Testimony Supports FY 2007 Budget Request

(April 05, 2006)

Text of April 5 Presentation by Dr. Charles Haughey to the Montgomery County Council Good evening, Mr. Leventhal and members of the County Council. I am Charles Haughey, president of the Montgom ...(more)

Students, Teacher, High School Win AP Siemens Awards

(April 04, 2006)

Two Montgomery Blair High School students, a Blair High School teacher, and Thomas S. Wootton High School have won state awards from the Siemens Foundation for their success with Advanced Placement (A ...(more)

Four Teachers Win Greenblatt Excellence Awards

(March 31, 2006)

One of Three Veteran Teacher Winners Will Be Selected Montgomery County Teacher of the Year Four teachers have won Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Teaching Awards, which recognize teachers for ex ...(more)

Kennedy Center Sponsors Forum at Drew Elementary

(March 29, 2006)

More than 70 Educators to View Model Arts Integration Program A forum on arts education, sponsored by The Kennedy Center, will be held at Charles R. Drew Elementary School on Thursday, March 30, fr ...(more)