REMINDER: MCPS to Hold Press Event Monday to Celebrate the Start of a New School Year

August 21, 2014
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will celebrate the start of the 2014-2015 school year with a media event TOMORROW Monday, August 25, at the new Wilson Wims Elementary School, 12420 Blue Sky Drive in Clarksburg. Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr and Montgomery County Board of Education President Phil Kauffman will join other local and state officials at the event.

More than 154,000 students are expected for the first day of school. The event will highlight continued growth in MCPS, as well as the district’s new technology initiative, commitment to environmental sustainability, and implementation strategies for the Strategic Planning Framework. Following the press conference, guests will be invited to tour the school and visit students in their classrooms.

WHAT: MCPS Back-to-School press conference

WHEN: Monday, August 25, 2014 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Wilson Wims Elementary School, 12420 Blue Sky Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871

WHO: Among those expected to join Mr. Kauffman and Dr. Starr at the event are:
- John Delaney, U.S. Representative, 6
th District
- Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Executive
- Criag Rice, president, Montgomery County Council
- Sean McGee, principal, Wilson Wims Elementary School
- Parents and staff from Wilson Wims Elementary School

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