Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Summer Program Extends Learning Opportunities

(July 01, 2003)

The four-week "Summer Adventures in Learning" program designed to provide extended learning opportunities to students in 18 Title I elementary schools will begin on Monday, July 7, 2003. This is the ...(more)

Mobile Biotech Lab to Visit Career Camp

(July 01, 2003)

Middle school students who are attending a summer Career Camp sponsored by the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Division of Career and Technology Education will have a chance to use the resourc ...(more)

Student Board Member To Be Sworn In

(June 30, 2003)

Sagar Sanghvi, a junior at Col. Zadok Magruder High School, will be sworn in for a one-year term as the student member of the Board of Education on Tuesday, July 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of t ...(more)

Board Urges State Leaders to Fully Fund School Aid

(June 24, 2003)

The Montgomery County Board of Education last night [Monday, June 23] voted unanimously to strongly urge Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich, Jr., and the leaders of the General Assembly to fully fund th ...(more)

Board Approves New Principal Appointments

(June 23, 2003)

The Board of Education met this evening [Monday, June 23, 2003] and approved the following principal and administrative appointments: * Aara L. Davis, currently assistant principal at Galway Elemen ...(more)

System Defends Against Religious Group's Challenge

(June 23, 2003)

Attorneys for the Montgomery County Board of Education have filed a defense in a case that now involves the United States Department of Justice's support of an evangelical religious group's efforts to ...(more)

Forest Knolls Students Win NASA Awards

(June 20, 2003)

Forest Knolls Elementary School students swept the competition in this year's NASA Student Involvement Program (NSIP) to win first place in a national middle school division competition, along with nu ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Monday, June 23

(June 20, 2003)

7:00 p.m. Closed Session 7:30 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Recognition of MCPS – University Partnerships (R) 7:45 Public Comments 8:15 2.0 Consent It ...(more)

Pre-K Registration Continues Through Summer

(June 17, 2003)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is continuing the registration period for both the Head Start pre-kindergarten program and the MCPS pre-kindergarten program for income-eligible children who wi ...(more)

Collaboration Focuses on Business Process

(June 16, 2003)

County government, school system, and business leaders will join in kicking off “Operation Excellence in Montgomery County” on Wednesday, June 18, at 10 a.m. at the County Council Building in Rockvi ...(more)

Linkages to the Library Offers Summer Programs

(June 16, 2003)

Viers Mill Elementary School will host a Linkages to the Library kick-off event to focus attention on summer programs that help families and students connect with their local public libraries. The ki ...(more)

Five Educators Honored for Excellent Teaching

(June 13, 2003)

Four teachers and a counselor have won Excellence in Teaching Awards from the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund, which recognizes teachers for excellence in motivating and educating students. This is ...(more)

Revised Academic Calendar Approved For 2003-2004

(June 13, 2003)

The Board of Education has approved revisions to the 2003-2004 school year calendar for the Montgomery County Public Schools that incorporates changes resulting from final action on the fiscal year op ...(more)

Semester Exam Passing Rates Rise in Key Subjects

(June 13, 2003)

The passing rates on the first semester exams in five key high school subjects increased this past January, even as the number of students tested grew in each course, according to a report prepared by ...(more)

Highlights of June 10 Board of Education Meeting

(June 11, 2003)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [June 10] and, among other items, approved a strategic plan for Montgomery County Public Schools and a staffing plan for special education. The Board also approv ...(more)