Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

95% of Elementary Schools Achieve State Standards

(June 29, 2004)

Improved proficiency on the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) for specific target groups of students -- especially among elementary schools with the highest level of poverty -- propelled the Montgomer ...(more)

Three Students Win National History Day Awards

(June 23, 2004)

Three Montgomery County Public Schools students were the top Maryland winners in the National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland, College Park, on June 13 through 17. One o ...(more)

Board Approves Prelimin. Plans for Elementary School

(June 22, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Monday [June 21] and, among other items, approved the appointment of the deputy superintendent and eight other administrators. The Board also approved preliminary plans ...(more)

MCPS Call Center to Answer Questions from Community

(June 22, 2004)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will inaugurate a new telephone Call Center on July 1, 2004. The MCPS Call Center is designed to provide families and community members with a one-stop resourc ...(more)

Board Appoints Principals, Deputy Superintendent

(June 21, 2004)

The Board of Education met this evening [Monday, June 21] and approved the following administrative appointments: * Dr. Frieda K. Lacey, current acting deputy superintendent of schools and chief ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, June 21

(June 21, 2004)

8:00 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Recognition of MCPS - University Partnerships (R) 1.3 Recognition of the Asian American Education Association Scholarship Recipients (A) 8:2 ...(more)

Dr. Henry Lee Elected to Fill District 5 Vacancy

(June 18, 2004)

Dr. Henry Lee has been elected by the Board of Education to serve as the new District 5 representative following the resignation of current Vice President Reginald M. Felton. Dr. Lee's term will end ...(more)

Five Schools Found with Elevated Levels of Lead

(June 17, 2004)

Elevated levels of lead were found in some water sample results for five schools – Bel Pre, Lake Seneca, Stedwick, Weller Road, and Whetstone elementary schools – according to results released today [ ...(more)

Third Graders Lead County Progress on State Assessments

(June 15, 2004)

This year’s third grade students outpaced all other grade levels in the percentage of students achieving at or above the proficiency level in reading and mathematics on the Maryland School Assessment ...(more)

Information on MCPS Provided in New Parent Guide

(June 11, 2004)

“Navigating the System: A Parent's Guide to the Montgomery County Public Schools” is a new publication that describes a range of programs, services, and procedures in a concise and easily accessible f ...(more)

Public Comment Sought on Revised Policy on Planning

(June 11, 2004)

The Board of Education has requested community comment on a revised policy (AEB) on long-range and strategic planning. The revised Policy AEB articulates the board's commitment to a long-range plan ...(more)

MCPS Receives Award for Financial Reporting

(June 10, 2004)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has been recognized by the Association of School Business Officers (ASBO) with the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. This is the 24th year ...(more)

Board of Education Adopts Policy on Residency, Tuition

(June 09, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [June 8] and, among other items, approved the FY 2005 Operating Budget and a policy on residency, tuition, and enrollment. The Board tentatively approved a polic ...(more)

Board Appoints Assoc. Supt., Mid. Sch. Principal

(June 08, 2004)

The Board of Education met today [Tuesday, June 8] and approved the following administrative appointments: * Matthew A. Tronzano, currently acting associate superintendent, Office of Human Resource ...(more)

Four Graduation Times Changed for Reagan Funeral

(June 08, 2004)

Changes have been made in the scheduling of four Montgomery County high school graduations this Wednesday and Friday at DAR Constitution Hall to accommodate the activities in downtown Washington assoc ...(more)