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MCPS Stronger Student Mental Health and Wellness App Now Available

(February 01, 2023)

The free MCPS Stronger Student mobile app is now available via the Apple and Google Play stores. The project was led by students who performed all aspects of design, building and focus grouping for th ...(more)

Media Advisory: Jan. 28 Community Forum on Fentanyl & Life Saving Narcan Training

(January 26, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and Montgomery Goes Purple will be hosting a community forum on fentanyl. Panelists will share important information on the dangers and prevalence of fentanyl, ...(more)

Board of Education Adopts Option for Virtual Learning on Inclement Weather Days for School Year 2022–2023; Discusses Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Initial Implementation Plan; Issues an OMA Statement; Makes Administrative Appointments

(January 24, 2023)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) held a business meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2023. During the meeting, the Board adopted an option for virtual learning on inclement weather days f ...(more)

Statement from MCPS and the Board of Education Condemning Antisemitism

(January 21, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools, Superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight and the Board of Education condemn all acts of antisemitism in any form. This week, swastikas were drawn on student desks at three ...(more)

Media Advisory: Availability with Superintendent on Student Performance Data

(January 20, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) invites the media to a discussion on student performance midway through the 2022–2023 school year, to make connections to proposed expenditures in its ope ...(more)

Media Advisory: Availability with Superintendent on Student Performance Data

(January 20, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) invites the media to a discussion on student performance midway through the 2022–2023 school year, to make connections to proposed expenditures in its ope ...(more)

Media Advisory: County Leaders, Law Enforcement and Advocates to Discuss Rise in Student Opioid Overdose and Deaths

(January 18, 2023)

Key leaders in education, law enforcement, health services, and drug use prevention advocates will gather to speak to an alarming rise in Illegal Opioid use, especially Fentanyl, in our youth. Data is ...(more)

Media Advisory: MCPS and County Partners Encourage Vaccinations as COVID-19 Cases Rise

(January 17, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and the County’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will discuss prevention and response to COVID-19 as cases in the County continue to rise.& ...(more)

Fairland Elementary Teacher Surprised with National Teaching Award

(January 11, 2023)

Dion Jones becomes the nation’s latest Milken Educator Award recipient and winner of $25,000 For full bio, photos and videos, visit Milken Educator Award Profile. Tenacious, life-changing ...(more)

Media Advisory: Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Opening of Food Pantry at Weller Road Elementary School

(January 11, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will celebrate the opening of its fourth food pantry at a community school with a ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m.  The food pantry at W ...(more)

Media Advisory: MCPS Teachers to Help Inform Future Instructional Technologies

(January 05, 2023)

A device showcase for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers is being held Friday, Jan. 6. The showcase will inform future purchases and align new technologies with classroom needs.  ...(more)

Thirteen MCPS Students Receive Full-Tuition Posse Scholarships

(January 04, 2023)

Thirteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation. The Posse program identifies public ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Availability with MCPS Superintendent to Discuss Historic FY 2024 Operating Budget Proposal

(December 20, 2022)

A Needs-Based Budget Recommendation Focused on Moving Past COVID-19 Impacts December 20, 2022 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKnight invites the media to a ...(more)

Comunicado de Prensa - Superintendente Recomienda Presupuesto Operativo de $3.2 Mil Millones

(December 20, 2022)

La recomendación del presupuesto operativo para el año fiscal 2024 busca un aumento del 8 % Fortalece el enfoque del distrito en la excelencia académica al realizar inversiones ...(more)

Superintendent Recommends $3.2 Billion Operating Budget

(December 19, 2022)

Fiscal Year 2024 Operating Budget Recommendation Seeks 8% Increase Strengthens the District's Focus on Academic Excellence by Making Key Investments in Early Childhood Learning, Dual-Language L ...(more)