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Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Thursday Sept. 22, 2022

(September 22, 2022)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Closed session will begin at 1:00 p.m. Public agenda items will begin at 3:30 p.m.  The meeting will be cablecas ...(more)

Enhanced Safety Measures Coming to MCPS Athletic Events, Beginning Friday, Sept. 23

(September 21, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will implement a number of enhanced security measures at athletic events beginning this Friday, Sept. 23.  The move comes after an instance of unaccepta ...(more)

147 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

(September 19, 2022)

MCPS has 147 semifinalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship competition. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in the spring. The competition is spons ...(more)

MCPS Condemns Violence / Commits to Move Swiftly to Develop Enhanced Safety Measures at Athletic Events

(September 17, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) strongly condemns the abhorrent and unacceptable behavior that occured at the football game last night – on Friday, September 16, 2022 – between Nor ...(more)

Board of Education Receives Mental Health and Well-Being Update; Makes Administrative Appointment; Adopts New Business Item: Annual Work Plans for the Board’s Committees

(September 15, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) held a business meeting on September 8, 2022. During the meeting, the Board received a mental health and well-being update; made an administrative appo ...(more)

Revised Personal Mobile Device Policy in Place for MCPS Students

(September 14, 2022)

Correction (9/15/2022): The quote from Lisa Cline, former chair of MCCPTA’s Safe Technology Committee was published as representing the views of the greater MCC-PTA was done in error. The views ...(more)

Ruth and Norman Rales–Patricia Baier O’Neill Scholarship Recognizing Academic Excellence to be Launched in October

(September 14, 2022)

Applications will open soon for the newly created Ruth and Norman Rales–Patricia Baier O’Neill Scholarship Recognizing Academic Excellence. These $10,000 scholarships for graduating high s ...(more)

UPDATE: Police Investigation Finds No Weapon and Determines There is No Ongoing Credible Threat

(September 14, 2022)

At 9:55 a.m., Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School administration received a call from a parent of a student who thought another student might be in possession of a gun. The student made this claim after ...(more)

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Lockdown

(September 14, 2022)

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School entered a lockdown at 10:00 a.m. following a student report of a possible weapon in school. Montgomery County Public Schools Department of School Security and Emergenc ...(more)

Revised Personal Mobile Device Policy in Place for MCPS Students

(September 14, 2022)

Correction (9/15/2022): The quote from Lisa Cline, former chair of MCCPTA’s Safe Technology Committee was published as representing the views of the greater MCC-PTA was done in error. The views ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Thursday Sept. 8, 2022

(September 08, 2022)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Closed session will begin at 9:00 a.m. Public agenda items will begin at 11:00 a.m.  The meeting will be cablecas ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses Opening of Schools and Makes an Administrative Appointment

(August 31, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) held a business meeting on August 23, 2022. During the meeting, the Board discussed the opening of schools and made an administrative appointment. T ...(more)

MCPS Begins 2022-2023 School Year Welcoming More Than 160,000 Students and Opening a New School

(August 29, 2022)

Despite Early Recruitment & Staffing Challenges, MCPS is 99 Percent Staffed “Happy New Year! The start of a new school year is an exciting time,” said Superintendent of Schools Moni ...(more)

Media Advisory: Back-to-School Press Event Set for August 29 at the New Harriet R. Tubman Elementary School

(August 25, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will celebrate the start of the 2022-2023 school year with a media event on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, at the new Harriet R. Tubman Elementary School, 400 Victory F ...(more)

MCPS and Teachers Union Reach Agreement on Special Educator Incentives

(August 24, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has been working to ensure that it is fully staffed for the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 29. One of the most significant hiring challenges has been for t ...(more)