Browse Public Announcements for 2000 - 2001 School Year

Paint Branch High School Principal is Winner of Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award

(November 14, 2000)

Paint Branch High School Principal Fred Lowenbach is the winner of this year's Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award for Montgomery County.The award, for promoting an excellent ed ...(more)

Ten Students Named National Advanced Placement Scholars, 920 Additional Students Recognized For Strong AP Performance

(November 13, 2000)

Nine 2000 graduates and a high school senior earned national scholar status for their performance on the Advanced Placement (AP) exams last May.Another 920 county graduates and current students were r ...(more)

Fourth Annual Board of Education Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education to be Presented at November 14th Ceremony

(November 13, 2000)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will honor 12 individuals and organizations in its fourth annual awards program for distinguished service to public education in Montgomery County. The awards ...(more)

Darnestown Elementary School Named One of Ten Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence

(November 13, 2000)

Darnestown Elementary School is one of ten elementary schools selected by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) as a 2001 Maryland Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.In order to receive this ...(more)


(November 10, 2000)

(A) Action(D) Discussion(I) Information(R) RecognitionREVISEDTuesday, November 14, 2000 10:00 a. m.*9:00 a.m. Closed Session10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Veterans ...(more)

New Data Provide Strong Evidence of Systemwide Academic Progress in Elementary and Secondary Schools

(November 01, 2000)

New data released today [Wednesday, November 1] by the Montgomery County Public Schools provide strong evidence of academic progress among elementary and secondary students, underscoring the impact of ...(more)

New Data from State and Local Academic Assessments, Honors and Advanced Placement Courses to be Presented

(October 31, 2000)

New information on state and local academic assessments in reading, language and mathematics, as well as data on enrollment in honors and advanced placement courses and algebra, will be presented duri ...(more)

Superintendent Recommends Capital Budget and Capital Improvements Program Focusing on Growing Enrollment Needs

(October 30, 2000)

The need for expanded classroom space to meet a growing enrollment and escalating construction costs is reflected in the Recommended FY 2002 Capital Budget and Amendments to the FY 2001-2006 Capital I ...(more)

Advanced Placement Biology Classes Blossom at John F. Kennedy High School

(October 30, 2000)

In the past, Advanced Placement biology was not a class that too many students at John F. Kennedy High School chose to take. But that was before teacher Jill Garrison Dean arrived little more than tw ...(more)

Board Discusses Preliminary Plan Responding to Math Curriculum Audit and an Update on Student Enrollment

(October 18, 2000)

Montgomery County Public SchoolsThe Board of Education met yesterday [Tuesday, October 17] and, among other items, discussed plans for addressing issues identified in a recent audit of the mathematics ...(more)

Biggest Gain in Enrollment Since 1968 Lifts School System to Largest in State as Race and Ethnic Changes Continue

(October 17, 2000)

The largest enrollment gain in 32 years has added more than 4,000 new students to the Montgomery County Public Schools, creating the largest and most diverse school district in Maryland -- with nearly ...(more)

Test Security Violation Invalidates Results for 21 Third Graders at Flower Valley Elementary School

(October 13, 2000)

A test security violation during the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP) at Flower Valley Elementary School last May has resulted in the invalidation of the test results for 21 thir ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, October 17

(October 12, 2000)

8:30 a.m. Closed Session10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 American Indian Heritage Month (A) 1.3 2000 Montgomery County Employees' Charity Campaign (A) 1.4 S ...(more)

Important Health Information about the West Nile Virus

(October 12, 2000)

The following message is from Carol Garvey, M.D., M.P.H., Health Officer, and Lynn Frank, FACHE, Chief, Public Health Services, Department of Health and Human Services________________________________ ...(more)

MCPS/Montgomery College Partnership to Increase College Preparedness by Using Early PSAT Administration to Monitor Student Readiness

(October 11, 2000)

Students in Grade 10 throughout Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be taking the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT) during the school day on October 17. A partnership between Mo ...(more)