Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Board of Education Meets on Feb. 11

(February 07, 2003)

9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Items of Legislation (D/A) 1.3 Board/Superintendent Comments (D) 10:30 Public Comments 11:00 ...(more)

MCPS Ranks as Gold Medal School System

(February 07, 2003)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) was named a “gold medal” school system for the eighth consecutive year by Expansion Management magazine as a measure of the attractiveness of the school system ...(more)

Engineering Program Grants Awarded

(February 03, 2003)

Col. Zadok Magruder and Wheaton high schools are among 11 in Maryland that will be implementing pre-engineering programs, thanks to grants from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). MS ...(more)

China Children’s Choir at Whitman High School

(January 31, 2003)

The China Children’s Choir of the China National Symphony Orchestra will perform at Walt Whitman High School auditorium on Saturday, February 1, at 7:30 p.m. as part of their visit to the United State ...(more)

Intel Science Talent Search Finalist

(January 30, 2003)

Montgomery Blair High School senior Anatoly Preygel has been named a finalist in the 62nd annual Intel Science Talent Search. He is the only finalist in Maryland. He is among 40 national finalists ...(more)

National Researchers Praise Literacy Effort

(January 29, 2003)

Two nationally recognized researchers in child development and intelligence highly praised the Montgomery County Public Schools today [Wednesday, January 29] for expanding early literacy programs for ...(more)

Five Early Reading Centers Funded

(January 29, 2003)

A $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to fund new preschool Early Reading First (ERF) centers at five elementary schools in ...(more)

$3.6 Million Early Reading First Grant

(January 28, 2003)

A public recognition ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 29, at Brookhaven Elementary School to announce a three-year Early Reading First grant of $3.6 million from the U.S. Depa ...(more)

Public Comment on Grading and Reporting Policy

(January 22, 2003)

Proposed revisions to Policy IKA, Grading and Reporting, for the Montgomery County Public Schools have been tentatively adopted for community comment by the Board of Education. Interested individuals ...(more)

Revised Grading and Reporting Policy

(January 22, 2003)

A revised Grading and Reporting policy tentatively approved by the Board of Education on January 14 is recommending a number of changes focused toward making grades consistent across the school system ...(more)

Public Comment on Human Relations Policy

(January 21, 2003)

The Board of Education tentatively approved a revised Policy ACA, Human Relations, at its January 14th meeting. Interested individuals or groups are encouraged to submit comments about the policy to t ...(more)

14 Students Named Intel Science Search Semifinalists

(January 16, 2003)

Fourteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students -- 12 from Montgomery Blair High School and one each from Walt Whitman and Thomas S. Wootton high schools -- have been named among 300 semifin ...(more)

Highlights of Board of Education Meeting,1-14

(January 15, 2003)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [January 14] and, among other items, tentatively approved Policy IKA, Grading and Reporting, and Policy ACA, Human Relations. The Board also approved six administ ...(more)

'College Goal Sunday' to Assist with Financial Aid

(January 13, 2003)

Parents and students needing help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form are encouraged to attend the second annual College Goal Sunday program on Sunday, February 9, from 2:00 ...(more)

Student Transfer Application Season Begins Feb. 1

(January 13, 2003)

Montgomery County parents who wish to request a change in school assignment for their children from their home school may begin the process during the upcoming transfer season, which will be held from ...(more)